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Drop Back Fishing Charters

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84001 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
+1 305-393-1311
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Great day!

Had a great trip with Captain Gary and Mate Eddie. Caught our limit by 11 am. Had a great time. 5... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mullinium
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Incredible Experience, we had a blast!!

Went out yesterday fishing for Mahi! We had such an amazing time out there. From the minute we met... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt W
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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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The Drop Back is a 40 foot custom charter fishing boat specifically designed for reef, wreck and offshore fishing in the Florida Keys. We are conveniently located at the Postcard Inn and Marina at the world famous Holiday Isle , MM 84.5, near all of Islamorada's famous restaurants and attractions. The Florida Keys' waters offer a wide variety of species, from sport fish including Sailfish and Marlin to excellent eating fish such as Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Snapper. Let our highly skilled professional crew guide and assist you while tackling your trophy catch. Captain Jon Reynolds and his courteous, friendly crew welcome you aboard the Drop Back for a Florida Keys fishing experience of a lifetime!
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84001 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
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+1 305-393-1311
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great trip with Captain Gary and Mate Eddie. Caught our limit by 11 am. Had a great time. 5 stars from me.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out yesterday fishing for Mahi! We had such an amazing time out there. From the minute we met Captain Jon and Deck hand Gary, we knew that we vibed well with them and that it was going to be an awamazing some day. The...More

Thank Matt W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second year fishing with Captain Jon and first mate Gary. Last year we did a tarpon trip the first afternoon and my husband caught nice size tarpons. The second day we did a full day charter and caught our limit of Mahi....More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you sooo much for coming back you guys! It’s great having both of you on the boat and seeing your true appreciation for every bite we get and Fish we catch! I hope we get bit up this winter with you guys! See you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great outing with Captain Jon & First Mate Gary today. Pulled in some nice dolphin including a 42-pounder. We’ll be back!

Thank Kate P
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WHAT A BITE! That Slammer charged the transom! You guys did a great job on all the fish and it was a pleasure having you on board! Thanks for the great review! Capt Jon

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out with Captain John and First mate Gary and they warned us before we left harbor that we might have to go some distance before we ran into any Mahi-Mahi. Less than one hour into the trip, Captain John spotted an old bucket...More

Thank Jeff K
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great trip you guys! That bucket started us off and on we went to our limit!! 50 pounds of Mahi filets is some load! Great job and thanks for everything! Capt Jon

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This family of 4 had an awesome trip. Captain Jon said he would keep the poles bent and he did! Fishing started off a little slow while the sun was still high. But then "fish on" for about two hours solid! In your face sharks...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

In your FACE sharks!! That was awesome how we pulled right in there and caught a Tarpon on the first bait in the water! Then it was on from there! Thanks for coming out with us! Capt Jon

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Captain John was great!! Told us the rods would stay bent and that is exactly what happened! Had the time of our lives!

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I love it when the fish make me look good! 😂. I’m glad you guys enjoyed your trip. Hope to fish with you again soon! Capt Jon

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

My wife and I had an absolute blast aboard the Drop Back, limiting out on dolphin and catching some huge snappers! Captain Jon and Gary were super friendly while still being serious, focused, and determined put us on the fish, and help us learn the...More

Thank Ted L
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That was an awesome day! It doesn’t get much better! Beautiful weather, great fishing, lots of fun....wish it was like that every day. Thanks for choosing us and for the great review! Capt Jon

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Fished with Capt John and 1st Mate Gary this weekend. Great guys, really know their fishing. Boat and equipment top notch! We ll def be back

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for coming out with us! We appreciate your business and hope you guys come back out with us again. Thanks for the great review. Captain Jon

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Captain Jon and FM Gary were Fantastic! They suggested what fishing would be best for the day and they were right! We were on fish quickly and there wasn’t much down time during our 3/4 day trip. Everything from tuna, Mahi and Jack. They even...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

What a beautiful day on the water that was! You can’t beat good weather and good fishing! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed yourselves. It was great having you all on the boat and thank you for taking the time to write this review! Captain...More

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