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Skins and Fins Fishing Charters and Guides offering Islamorada Fishing Charters, Key Largo Fishing Charters, Marathon Fishing Guide and Florida Keys Fishing Charters.

Come fishing aboard Skins and Fins charters!
84001 Overseas Highway
slip# 947
Holiday Isle resort and Marina
Islamorada, Fl. 33036
305-393-0363

Flats and Backcountry fishing Charters and Guides.

Your Captains Ted Benbow and Donnie Benbow
U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captains

FLORIDA KEYS FISHING, ISLAMORADA FISHING, FLATS AND BACKCOUNTRY EVERGLADES FISHING,
ISLAMORADA CHARTERBOAT FISHING, KEY LARGO FISHING

SKINS AND FINS CHARTERS WITH CAPT. TED BENBOW

WHEN FISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS, FISHING THE EVERGLADES OR FISHING ISLAMORADA " THE SPORTFISHING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD" I CAN ASSURE YOU A ENJOYABLE, INTERESTING AND FUN DAY ON THE WATER. FOR THE NOVICE FISHERMAN, I'LL PROVIDE STRESS FREE INSTRUCTIONS AND HELPFUL TIPS FOR THE EXPERIENCED ANGLERS. I SPECIALIZE IN FAMILIES AND TRIPS WITH KIDS. TARGETING TARPON, REDFISH, SNOOK, SHARK. SPOTTED SEATROUT AND BONEFISH. I AM A NATIVE OF THE FLORIDA KEYS AND HAVE FISHED THE FLORIDA KEYS- FISHED ISLAMORADA AND THE BACKCOUNTRY OF THE EVERGLADES AND KEY LARGO FISHING SINCE THE AGE OF 12.

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Skins and Fins Charters is based out of the Holiday Isle Marina
Mile Marker 84 in Islamorada


Capt Ted and Capt Donnie write the Area Forecast for Islamorada, Key Largo and the Florida Keys

Capt. Ted's Fishing Report for 05/06/2014

Greeting once again from the gin clear waters of the Florida Keys and Islamorada. This is the fishing forecast of the father and son team of Skins and Fins Charters, Captain Ted and Donnie Benbow. We fish the waters of the Florida Keys and the Everglades National Park.

Flats/Backwaters: This year has started out very good for big spawning tarpon! Starting early June the pass crabs start pouring through the channels and bridges of the Florida Keys. Captain Donnie and I will be matching the hatch by floating crabs under a float and treating our anglers to some epic fishing. Up on the flats the fly rod is the preferred method for the laid up Silver King early in the morning or at sunset. Bonefish and permit are also starting to show up on the ocean side flats. In the backwaters, big sharks, redfish, snook and sea trout are being caught in good numbers.

Offshore/Deepsea: The dolphin will be in full swing! Captains will troll looking for birds and weed lines. A good hard working mate will have a light spinning pitch rod ready when the schools show up for some light tackle action. When the action slows down, the Captains will turn there attentions to bottom fishing for Yellowtail and mangrove snappers and grouper.

Reef/Wreck: This is the time of year to hit the gulf wrecks for cobia and permit. On the shallow water patch reefs, yellowtail, mutton snapper, groupers, mangrove snapper and more.
lets not forget that in the summer months the Florida keys has some of the best diving and spearfishing options in the world. July also holds the popular two day mini sports dive for lobster.


Well that's what is going on the way we see it. Want to give it a try? Give us a call. Till next time the is Captain Ted and Donnie Benbow asking you to " Keep in the shallow grass"

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The Skins & Fins Fishing Fleet:

Boat #1

A Brand new 2008 Ranger 191 Cayman
Powered by a 2012 200hp Mercury OptiMax Pro X/S

Captain Ted Fishes out of the Holiday Isle Resort & Marina
84001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada. 33036

  • Boat Can accommodate 4 anglers comfortably

  • Unparalleled fishing comfort

  • Cushion bench seat with a backrest for your comfort.

  • Cooler is provided with ice for storage of your beverages and lunch.

  • Forward casting decks can accommodate 2 anglers for unobstructed sight fishing.

  • Dry storage for your gear bags

  • Rain gear is provided for you for Florida's occasional brief rain showers.

 

Boat #2
 

20' Lake & Bay powered by a 200hp Mercury OptiMax Pro X/S

This boat is operated by my son, Captain Donnie Benbow, operating in the waters of the Florida Keys, Key Largo, Islamorada, Everglades National Park and Flamingo.

Captain Donnie also fishes out of the Holiday Isle Resort & Marina
84001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada. 33036

Boat #3

 

18" Hells Bay powered by a 2013 Mercury 115 HP Optimax Pro X/S. This boat poles with no Hull slap in 7" of water. Great for sight fishing with the fly rod or spinning rod.

Offshore/Deep Sea Fishing/Reef Fishing

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What to bring:

Here is a suggested list of items you should bring with you on your fishing trip aboard Skins & Fins.

  • Sunscreen. Minimum SPF 35 waterproof. Capt. Ted uses Bull Frog brand.

  • Long sleeve shirt and pants

  • Light jacket. (heavier in winter)

  • Lunch and Drinks

  • Baseball cap or wide brimmed hat

  • Polarized Sunglasses. A must for accurate sight casting

  • Boat shoes or sneakers.

The Fishing Day:

Skins and Fins charters is available for the following charter trips:

  • Full Day Fishing

  • Half Day Fishing

  • Half Day or Evening Live Bait Tarpon Trips

  • Full Day Live Bait Tarpon Trips

  • Site seeing and nature trips into Everglades National Park

All tackle is included in your trip including rods, reels, lures and live bait. Fishing licenses are also provided.

 

Backcountry Fish Of The Florida Keys

Tarpon (Silver King)

Snook

Redfish (Red Drum)

Permit

Bonefish (Grey Ghost)

Speckled Sea Trout

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Contact Skins and Fins Charters
And Captain Ted Benbow

Skins and Fins Charters is based out of The Holiday Isle Resort & Marina
Mile Marker 84 in Islamorada
 

Mailing and Boat Address:
84001 Overseas Highway
Slip # 947
Holiday Isle Resort and Marina
Islamorada , Florida 33036

Call
Cell - 305-393-0363

Email Capt. Ted
EBenbow@aol.com

 

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