Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Coral Sea Charters

Where does Coral Sea Charters fish?

We fish the Islamorada area, including Atlantic Ocean, Key Largo, Florida Keys, Plantation Key, Key West, Big Pine Key, Everglades, MArathon, .

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Atlantic Sailfish (Also Called ), Blackfin Tuna (Also Called Deep-Bodied Tunny  ), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish  ), Tarpon  (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo  ), Wahoo  (Also Called Ono, Ono Malani, Hoo, Pacific Kingfish, Malata kingfish, Queen fish, Paala, Paere, Peto, Sierra, Solandra, Serra-da India, Kamasu-Sawara, Acantocibio, Cavala de India, Keskas, Kin Fis, Mersad, Kinkfish, Peto, Guarapucu, Thazard batard), Blacktip Shark  (Also Called Shark, Blacktip Shark  ), Lemon Shark  (Also Called )

Where in Islamorada to we meet our guests?

We meet at Whale Harbor Marina ( 83413 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

No Fishing license required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.