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Early Bird Fishing Charters

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79851 Overseas Hwy, Bud-n-Mary's Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036
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First Class Fishing in Islamorada

Had an amazing day on the water with Capt Ross and crew that my family will never forget. We caught... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
pdbrennan33
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Breezy Point, Minnesota
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Fantastic Snapper Fishing

3 of us went out at 7am sharp and by 10.00am we had 11 3 pound+ yellowtail snapper in the boat... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Geoff B
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New Rochelle, New York, USA
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Early Bird Fishing Charters is an offshore charter fishing business. Our boat, the EarlyBird is a 43' Alex Willis boat and is docked at Bud-n-Mary's Marina in Islamorada, FL. We take groups of up to 6 people on board with our captain and mate to fish for sailfish, marlin, mahi mahi, grouper, snapper and other pelagic fish.
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79851 Overseas Hwy, Bud-n-Mary's Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day on the water with Capt Ross and crew that my family will never forget. We caught tons of Snapper, Mahi, Tuna and AmberJack all in one day. Capt Ross had us on fish all day and was able to switch up...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thank you very much for the nice review and appreciate you fishing on the EarlyBird! We are glad you had a great day fishing and look forward to taking you out again next time! Thanks again for your business and for coming to Islamorada!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

3 of us went out at 7am sharp and by 10.00am we had 11 3 pound+ yellowtail snapper in the boat. Every fish we caught was over 12 inches, and a keeper. We had our fresh snapper cooked 4 ways at a local restaurant for...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thanks so much for the nice review! I'm glad you all had a nice time fishing on the EarlyBird. We hope to take you out next time you're in the Keys!

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Fishing on the Early Bird with Capt Ross and First Mate Ryan was the highlight of our vacation in Islamorada. They were able to adjust to our last minute request to switch from a 1/2-day to a 3/4-day trip to fish for dolphin. We caught...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for the nice review on TripAdvisor! We are super stocked to have been the highlight of your FL Keys vacation! Thank you for fishing on the EarlyBird and we look forward to seeing you again next time.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Fished with Capt Ross for two days and he put us on the fish both days. Caught many mahi on the first day and he put us on the yellowtail snapper the second. Really knows what he is doing and keeps the clients experience at...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor and for fishing with us. Glad you enjoyed your time on the EarlyBird catching mahi and snapper. Look forward to taking you out for your next trip! Thanks again!

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Great morning spent deep sea fishing with Captain Ross Early and First Mate Justin on the Early Bird in Islamorada, FL. If anyone comes to the Florida Keys, I HIGHLY recommend booking a 1/2 or whole day trip with Captain Ross. He and Justin gave...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your review on TripAdvisor! I'm really happy you had such a great experience with us on the EarlyBird! We look forward to taking you out for a full day charter - and catching even more fish - next time!...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

South Carolina folks on vacation and we had an awesome day catching mahi and yellow tails. Capt Ross and Capt Ed were fantastic and we cant wait to go back out!

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you very much for the nice review! I appreciate you fishing with us and so glad you had a great trip. I look forward to taking you out fishing next time!

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We booked, Ross Early on the Early Bird last week for a whole day fishing. We were a party of 4 which was the perfect size for his boat. We choose Ross because 5 years ago, we booked a full day with another captain but...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks so much for the review on TripAdvisor! I'm really glad we were able to reconnect! I am glad you enjoyed your day with us and look forward to taking you out fishing again for your future trips. Thanks, again!

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had an amazing trip with Captain Ross and Mate Eddie. Dave and I have fished most of our lives but nothing comes close to the experience we had yesterday. Capt. Ross and Eddie were helpful in educating us on the techniques and different species...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience with the EarlyBird on TripAdvisor! We are so pleased you had a great time and we look forward to taking you out again soon. Thanks, again!

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

me and my buddy mike have chartered many of boats down in the keys for over 20yrs and nothing in our past experiences have ever been like our experience we had with cap't Ross and his very experienced mate mike..from the moment we stepped on...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you so much for the nice review and for fishing with us on the EarlyBird! We are so glad you had a nice experience and we look forward to fishing with you next time!

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

I know Capt. Ross responds to all reviews so I hope he understands this is a review of my experience. I booked with him because of the great reviews, his demeanor when I spoke to him via phone and he was comparable to the others...More

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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for fishing on the EarlyBird. I am very surprised to see you feel "duped" as I would have done anything to ensure you walked away from my boat feeling happy about the charter and this is the first I have heard from you...More

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19 August 2016|
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Response from Ross E | Property representative |
Thanks for the question! In October we can target tunas, Mahi and sailfish. Call me for more information or to reserve a charter. 305-942-3618
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10 July 2016|
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Response from Ross E | Property representative |
Thanks for the message! Feel free to give me a call at 305-942-3618 and we will,get you set up.
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