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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...more
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79851 Overseas Hwy, Bud-n-Mary's Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cap’n Ross and first mate Justin were a dream team - fun, professional, and helpful. They moved quickly and made the whole day exciting. Never a dull moment on the Early Bird!

Date of experience: December 2018
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RossE996, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for fishing with us on the EarlyBird! I am so glad you had a great time. We hope to take you out fishing again next time you're in the Keys. Thanks again for the review!

Reviewed 20 October 2018

We recently booked a trip with Early Bird Fishing Charters with Captain Ross and First Mate, Justin for my buddy's bachelor party. Both Ross and Justin were fantastic and we caught more fish than we could possibly eat. It was an amazing experience that we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you so much for the review on TripAdvisor! We enjoyed taking you out fishing and glad you had such a great experience. Look forward to seeing you next time you are in the Keys!

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We did a split allday charter. It was magnificent! Captain Ross and hus deckhand det super. Se caught tons of fish and they never gave up on an opportunity. Would strongly reccomend!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are glad you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you for your next fishing charter!

Reviewed 29 July 2018

My wife and 3 kids fished on the Early Bird last week and had a great day. We left the marina around 7:00 am and hit a bottom hump on our way out to target tunas. We were quickly able to pick up some black...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you very much for the nice review! We enjoyed meeting your family and taking you out fishing. We look forward to seeing you again for your next charter!

Reviewed 26 July 2018

Had a party of 3 fish with Ross and Justin last week. The fishing was epic. We caught 2 blackfin tuna and about 45-50 dolphin. Ross worked hard all day to get us on fish, and Justin helped us hook up and manage lines when...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks so much for the review and for fishing with us! I am so glad you and your friends had a great day. We look forward to taking you out next time.

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Capt. Ross and first mate Justin were THE BEST! We booked a full day offshore charter and they were amazing to be around the entire time - very knowledgeable and both have great personalities! Captain Ross and Justin worked extremely hard to get us on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Ross E, Owner at Early Bird Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thank you so much for the nice review and for fishing on the EarlyBird! We really enjoyed taking you two out! We look forward to seeing you next time you're in the Keys! Thanks again!

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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!

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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!

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Donald M
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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19 August 2016|
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Response from RossE996 | 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 RossE996 | 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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