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Florida Keys Reel Adventures

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11833 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
+1 305-481-0589
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Exciting, well-planned trip

Capt. Kevin Johnsen did a terrific job of teaching us the ins and outs of some advanced fishing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
Awesome Reel Adventure!

Captain Kevin told us it would be a “physical” day and that it was! The boat was gassed up and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John H
via mobile
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I am Capt. Kevin Johnsen owner/operator of FKRA. I am a 30 plus year Middle Keys resident and have a great understanding of the desires and needs of my customers. My business caters to nearly everybody by building custom trips for all interests and skill levels. My goal is to provide a rewarding and successful day on the water and to ensure priceless memories within a safe and comfortable environment. I build lasting relationships and earn repeat customers with my unique style and easy going personality. The ocean is the reason we live here and I offer you affordable access to our waters from my custom 25' center console catamaran. My boat is a stable platform that outperforms all boats in its class, providing a quiet superior ride with the twin hull design and custom set up. I specialize in family fishing, reef fishing, deep wreck fishing, offshore trolling, lobstering, ,snorkeling and spearfishing. Additionally, I offer many other types of fishing and specialty trips, so please visit my website for more detailed information. See exactly what my customers are doing on their vacations. I hope to see you on the water soon and be the captain of your next ocean adventure!!
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11833 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
+1 305-481-0589
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Capt. Kevin Johnsen did a terrific job of teaching us the ins and outs of some advanced fishing techniques despite our being novices. After catching more than half a dozen small-to-medium-sized black fin tuna offshore, we headed to a different place where Kevin taught us...More

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kjgophish, Owner at Florida Keys Reel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your hard work and your review. It is greatly appreciated!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Kevin told us it would be a “physical” day and that it was! The boat was gassed up and the gear ready well before our 7:30 am scheduled departure. After a brief overview of the plan we were off. Sea conditions were rough, but...More

Thank John H
kjgophish, Owner at Florida Keys Reel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Not always is it easy to translate the experience into words. You got to see the real deal and you did a great job. Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I give our overall experience a solid 1, only because we did catch fish and I can’t rate it any lower. “Captain Kevin” was less than impressive and did not provide us the experience we were hoping for. We are a family of 6, mom,...More

Thank Payneboys O
kjgophish, Owner at Florida Keys Reel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Impressive review. Certainly this deserves a reply from me since you knew it was coming. It is helpful having such responses because it shows me that the information I provide my customers on my website is thorough and has purpose. Thanks for reading some of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend that if you want the fishing experience that you are looking for that you book with Captain Kevin Johnsen at Florida Keys Reel Adventures. His knowledge of the local waters and species was top notch but his instructions based on his...More

Thank TuscaloosaMike
kjgophish, Owner at Florida Keys Reel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I want to thank all of my customers that take the time to leave a review of their experience with me. So much goes into making a great day or trip on the water and a few minutes of your time writing a review on...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Capt. Kevin was amazing! The trip was awesome. He catered it to our family needs. He was extremely patient with our kids and with us being newbies! We can’t wait to come back and hope to make this an annual trip with Capt. Kevin!

Thank ekightlinger5
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I had wanted to try spearfishing for the longest time but couldn't find anyone to show me the ropes until I was told to contact Kevin from Aaron at the Kiteboarding place in Marathon. Kevin was very upfront in telling us what the risks of...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I brought my wife and two young children out with Captain Kevin and he helped teach them the techniques that made this trip a success. The captain is all business when it comes to fishing and he knows his business! If you want to catch,...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the keys earlier this month and contacted Florida Keys Reel Adventures with Captain Kevin Johnson. He was able to accommodate a last-minute request for a charter. We were able to try different types of fishing on the same trip. We were able to do...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 13 November 2017

To say Capt. Kevin impressed us is an understatement. As Florida natives, we have fished our whole lives and aren't too easily impressed, but Capt. Kevin's knowledge and ability to put us exactly on our target fish exceeded our expectations. He knew exactly where to...More

Thank A B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a great morning of fishing. Captain Kevin taught us in short order the best way to catch Yellowtail Snapper. All 4 of us caught at least a couple of fish. He was determined to help us and that was appreciated. Was the perfect...More

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Questions & Answers
Mark P
8 January 2017|
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Response from kjgophish | Property representative |
Hi Mark, I'm the captain. The answer you're fishing for is Yes to some degree. I have an attitude of caring and I take full responsibility for my words and actions. What you see in my review replies is me caring. I have... More
Eileen H
30 April 2016|
Response from kjgophish | Property representative |
You are more than welcome to invite whomever you wish along, but my trips are private to avoid any possibility of conflicts among my groups. I have all the challenges I can handle day to day making everything work as it... More