FishOn Charters

Capt. Wes Thompson Marathon, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Experience the beauty of the Florida Keys, gorgeous turquoise water, and abundant fish. FishOn Charters and Captain Wes Thompson of Marathon, Florida will give you the fishing experience of a lifetime!

 

Captain Wes is the owner and operator of FishOn Charters in Marathon, Florida. He is a lifetime fishing enthusiast and has been creating memories of a lifetime for customers in the Florida Keys for over 5 years. Captain Wes is a favored Captain in the Florida Keys and he has repeat customers to prove it!

 

Captain Wes skippers a 21’ Bay Boat with a 200HP Suzuki engine. His boat can accommodate up to 4 guests comfortably. The modern electronics will put you on the best fishing spots using a fish finder, and you will be safe no matter where you go as it has a GPS, a radar and a VHF radio for communication with the Coast Guard. This attractive boat has a spacious casting platform, power poles, a live well for fresh bait, and a wireless trolling motor for creeping up on your prey. Captain Wes welcomes children of all ages as well as novice and skilled anglers.

 

FishOn Charters will supply you with top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait and the fishing license for you and all of your guests is also provided. Captain Wes is skilled in many different fishing techniques. Some of the fishing techniques you and your guests will be using to target your prey are bottom fishing, light tackle, and spinning. Specialist techniques such as bowfishing, spearfishing, and fly fishing can also be arranged with Captain Wes. 

 

Since you will be fishing in the beautiful and clear warm waters of Florida, you will likely be catching a lot of different species on one of the many trips that FishOn Charters offers. In the extensive inshore areas of Marathon, you can catch Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and Tarpon. If you decide to take a longer trip and venture further out on a nearshore trip you can catch Black Drum, Red Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, and even some mighty Sharks. You can also expect to catch Sheepshead, Snook, Tripletail, Permit, Ladyfish, Bonefish, Hogfish, and maybe grab a Spiny Lobster. Captain Wes will happily clean and fillet your catch for you at the end of the trip.

 

Book your trip today with FishOn Charters and Captain Wes Thompson for the fishing adventure of a lifetime in Marathon, Florida that will have you coming back year after year!

 

 

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  Launch Location

59073 Overseas Highway, Marathon

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Trips start at $600

4 Trips

1-4 guests

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2019 21' Bay Boat

200 HP engine(s)

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

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:30am to 11:30am (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

We’ll target Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Jack Crevalle, and fish for whatever is in season and biting. Check the waters inshore or head up to 10 miles out. Bottom fishing, spinning, and many other techniques are available.

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private

HALF DAY TRIP (PM)

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This afternoon trip is designed specifically for those who are busy in the morning but still want catch a lot of fish later. We'll target Redfish, Tarpon, Snook, Shark, Jack Crevalle, and many other species.

 

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3/4 DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:30am to 1:30pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Add a few more hours and check more productive spots. Target Redfish, Tarpon, Black Drum, Jack Crevalle, Spanish Mackerel, Trout, and many other species. Fish inshore or up to 9 miles out. When you're done catching, Captain Wes will clean and fillet your fish for you.

 

 

 

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FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This full-day trip is for those who want to get the waters all to themselves. You will be able to request a fishing technique you'd like to try, and Captain Wes will cater to your needs. There are plenty of styles and methods you could enjoy catching Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, and many other species.

 

 

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Fish Species

African Pompano
Barracuda
Black Drum
Black Grouper
Bluefish
Bonefish
Cobia
Cubera Snapper
Grouper
Hogfish
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Ladyfish
Mangrove Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Permit
Pompano
Red Grouper
Redfish
Sharks
Sheepshead
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Spiny Lobster
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon
Tripletail
Yellowtail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Power Poles

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Bow Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spearfishing
  • Spinning

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

  • All Ages Welcome

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Wes Thompson

Boat Type

Bay Boat

Boat Length

21

Year Built

2019

Engine Manufacturer

2020 Suzuki 200

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

200 HP