First Choice Islamorada Fishing Charter

Capt. Larry Wrenn Islamorada, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Welcome to First Choice Charters, the premier Offshore Charter Service in Islamorada, Florida. Get ready to make the most of your Florida Keys vacation by fishing in the “Sportfishing Capital of the World”. You’ll be able to catch yourself fresh dinner for the trip, and maybe even cross some species off of your bucket list.


First Choice Charters is owned and operated by Captain Larry Wrenn. With decades of expereicnce fishing the surrounding waters of the Florida Keys, it’s safe to say that you’ll be hard pressed to find a more qualified Captain. Captain Larry runs a professional, family friendly operation, and he would love to put YOU on the fish. Whether this is going to be your first fishing trip, or your 100th, you won’t soon forget your trip with First Choice Charters. 


Captain Larry offers a variety of trip durations for you to choose from. Have dinner reservations at night? The 4hr Half Day morning trip will be perfect for you! You’ll be off the water by 11am. Looking to make the most of your fishing trip? Either the Full Day trip, or the 12hr “Extreme” trip is calling your name! You’ll easily be able to catch enough Mahi to feed your family and friends for days to come. Season depending, you might be able to cross off 2 coveted fish species from your bucket list: Sailfish and Blue Marlin!


You’ll be fishing aboard a well kept 37’ Sport Fishing boat. She was built in 1958 by Merritt and has been updated and restored with new technology to keep up with the times. You just can’t beat the way these old hulls ride…  The vessel is powered by 2 Cummins QSB engines, each with 355hp. There’s a toilet on board for your convenience, as well as a flybridge and a salon. The Salon is a great place to get out of the sun on your way to and from the fishing grounds and can also be used to take a quick nap to recharge. 


Your trip price includes a fishing license for everyone on board, all the Rods, Reels, and Tackle that you’ll need, Fresh or Live Bait, and the most important part: Cleaning and Filleting the day’s catch! No matter which trip you decide to book, you’ll have to opportunity to hook up on the following species: Mahi Mahi (Dolphin), Blackfin Tuna, Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Yellowfin Grouper, Blue Marlin, Wahoo, White Marlin, Sailfish, Bonito, Cobia, King Mackerel, and more! Depending on season, most of the above make for incredible table fare. 


During your stay in Islamorada, come experience the “Real Florida” by booking a trip with First Choice Charters! Leave all the worries and stress of your day to day lives on the dock as you depart for some of the most fruitful waters found anywhere on the planet… Thanks to the consistent warm waters that surround the Florida Keys, the fish are biting year-round! No matter when you’re looking to plan your trip, we’ll send you home with a full cooler. What are you waiting for? Book your trip today and get ready for the fishing trip of a lifetime! 

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  Launch Location

83413 Overseas Highway, Islamorada

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Trips start at $900

3 Trips

1-6 guests

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1958 37' Sport Fisherman

355 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances



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1/2 DAY

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

four hour fishing charter, great for families! 

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Full day offshore, seasonal fish from sailfish, mahi, snapper, grouper, king mackerel, tuna, and more

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 7:00pm (12 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

13 hour extreme offshore charter 

all fishing related
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Latest Fishing Report

    Fish Species

    African Pompano
    Banded Rudderfish
    Black Grouper
    Blackfin Tuna
    Blue Marlin
    King Mackerel
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Mahi Mahi
    Mangrove Snapper
    Mutton Snapper
    Red Grouper
    White Marlin
    Yellowfin Grouper

    Additional Details

    Safety Features

    • Life Jackets
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • First-Aid Equipment
    • CPR-Trained Crew
    • Flares
    • VHF Radio


    • GPS
    • Fishfinder

    Boat Features

    • Cooler


    • Flybridge
    • Salon
    • Toilet

    Boat Gear

    • Fighting Chair
    • First Mate
    • Livewell
    • Outriggers

    Fishing Techniques

    • Bottom Fishing
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Kite Fishing
    • Light Tackle
    • Spinning
    • Trolling

    Fishing Policies

    • Children Welcome
    • Clients Keep Catch
    • No Illegal Substances

    Price Includes

    • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
    • Fishing License
    • Fresh or Live Bait
    • Lures
    • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

    Minimum Age

    • Na

    Fishing Location

    • Offshore
    • Reef
    • Wreck

    About the Vessel


    Capt. Larry Wrenn

    Boat Type

    Sport Fisherman

    Boat Length

    37 Merritt Sportfish

    Year Built


    Engine Manufacturer

    Cummins QSB

    Number of Engines


    Engine Horsepower

    355 HP

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