Capt. Charlie Ellis of Miami, FL has 25 years experience fishing for big game species like Bluefin Tuna, Sailfish, Swordfish, and Sharks. Capt. Charlie is also an avid scuba diver, world traveler, writer, and entrepreneur.

Articles by CaptCharlie

How to Tell if a Fishing Charter is Operated by an Experienced Captain

Choosing a fishing charter in a place you’ve never been before is a daunting task. Aside from not knowing which charters are most established, what the best fishing season is, or how the weather conditions may impact your time on the water – you’re relying exclusively on the reputation of local fishing captains and the marketing efforts they’ve managed to promote their business. That’s a risky proposition, because some professional fishermen are better marketers than anglers.  So how can you tell if a fishing …

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How to Choose a Fishing Charter (in Miami)

There are few destinations in the united states which afford visting anglers the opportunity to fish with experienced captains who excel at putting their customers on fish.  The inshore and offshore waters of Miami, FL provide an incredible variety of gamefish which are available year round, and many local Captains have built their businesses targeting specific gamefish based on the season.  That’s good news for visiting anglers, because the variety of charter boats and guides available deliver something for everyone …

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