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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.

Captain Ted Benbow, skilled fisherman and Florida Keys native. I’ve fished the entire Florida Keys – including Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon and the backcountry of the Everglades since the age of 12. When fishing the Florida Keys or the Everglades, I can assure you an enjoyable 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.

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Skins and Fins Fishing Charters ~ Father and Son Fishing Team!

Captain Donnie is a second-generation captain and Florida Keys native. Early life at the age of three, Captain Donnie got hooked on his first fish and in turn a life passion. After years of learning from his father and other captains throughout the waters of the Florida Keys and Everglades, Donnie got his first boat at the age of 15. Since then he has been at the helm and on the pole of his very own skiff every year since.

Donnie has put in countless hours on the water fine tuning his craft and chasing fish all around the Florida bay. He has now been a licensed Captain of his own vessel for over ten years. With those ten years his knowledge of the water has grown even greater. While on a charter with Capt. Donnie, not only will you experience a beautiful environment but you’ll learn the proper way to preserve it for future generations.

Whether you are a youngin looking for your first catch or someone looking for that dream fishing experience Capt. Donnie will do his very best day in and day out to get it done! “I live for the joy and excitement I see in my clients faces when they catch that one fish they will remember for a lifetime!”

-Captain Donnie Benbow

Islamorada fishing charters

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Florida keys permit fishing

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Capt. Ted’s Fishing Report

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Captain Ted Benbow

Ranger 191 Cayman
Powered by a 2019 150hp Mercury 4 Stroke Engine

  • Boat Can accommodate 3 adult anglers comfortably (or 2 adults and 2 small kids)
  • 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.

Captain Donnie Benbow

18’ Action Craft powered by a 2019 Mercury 115 HP 4 stroke. This boat poles with no Hull slap in 8″ of water. Great for sight fishing with the fly rod or spinning rod.

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