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Our Back Country Flats Fishing Charter Boats

The Perfect Flats Fishing Boats

Before you decide which Key West fishing charter to choose from, know this.  It's not only your fishing guide that's an important factor but his boat of choice can be just equally as important.

Key West fishing guide, Grif Helwig and Endless Summer Charters, uses state of the art custom shallow water flats fishing boats.   These special flats boats enable them to be able to fish virtually anywhere in the shallow back country area waters that surround Key West.
Shallow Water Key West Flats Fishing Charter Boat

World Class Fishing Charters

There are many Key West fishing guides who use the larger center console boats or bay boats as their charter boat of choice.   These larger deep drafting fishing boats work well for offshore and deep water fishing charters.   However these larger boats severely limit the fishing guides choices on where they can fish.

Key West is famous for it's shallow back country flats fishing.   Some of the areas best fishing locations are found in these shallow flats and estuaries.   It's critical that your fishing guide is equipped with a boat that is designed to take advantage of these shallow water opportunities. 
Tarpon jumping

Experience the Breathtaking Beauty of a Key West Back Country Fishing Charter

Flats charter fishing boat with sunset in backgroud.
Many of the most sought after fish species that inhabit the lower Florida Keys will be found in these shallow back country areas.   These fish include Tarpon, Redfish, Sea Trout, Permit, Snook, Permit, Snapper, Bonefish and more.

These fish will often be found in as little as one to two feet of water.  Endless Summer Charters flats fishing boats allow them to access even these most shallow areas.  

Your captain, using the special elevated poling platform, will stealthy pole you within casting distance of the unsuspecting fish.  
This form of sight fishing using light tackle gear may be the most fun and exciting method of saltwater fishing to be found.  Captain Grif invites you to come experience for yourself not only the world class fishing but the spectacular beauty that the waters of Key West has to offer.   You will have your choice between world class light tackle spinning gear or for more experienced anglers Grif also offers the best in fly fishing gear.

We will guarantee you will be hooked for life after landing your first giant Tarpon on one of our Key West flats fishing adventures.
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951 Caroline Street - Key West, Fl
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