Folklure Charters

Capt. Frank Betz Summerland Key, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

We specialize in offshore, reef or wreck fishing in the lower Florida Keys. Our 2017 Onslow Bay 27 can get you to the fishing grounds fast. A Carolina built boat with the perfect flare, you can expect a dry ride on your way out to catch Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Grouper, Marlin, Yellowtail, Tarpon and many other species. Come join us for some rod bending adventures with Big Fish and Bigger Stories.

Folklure Charters is the #1 Summerland Key fishing charter! Whether you’re a serious angler, or looking for a fun way to celebrate a special occasion, let Folklure Charters and Captain Frank Betz customize the perfect Florida Keys fishing trip for you! Family vacations, anniversary party, birthdays, or you just want to treat yourself – whatever the occasion, we’re happy to celebrate with you!

The “Leviathan” is a fishing machine; satisfying the needs of any offshore fisherman. With twin 350 HP Mercury Verado engines, “Leviathan” can handle any sea conditions and get your group of four anglers to fish. With all USCG Certified Safety Features, Simrad electronics, and Cannon downriggers – this fishing vessel is built to make your Florida Keys fishing trip a success.

Captain Frank gets his passion for fishing and all things sea-related from his Father and Grandfather. He has a USCG Master Captain’s License and for the past decade has guided families to great Summerland Key fishing adventures. In all trips Folklure Charters provides fishing licenses for all anglers, rods, reels, lures, and tackle. Captain Frank will also clean and bag your catch. You’ll want to bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, food and drinks.

Folklure Charters has a great boat, quality gear, and a Captain with extensive knowledge of the Summerland Key area. There really is no better choice for your family fishing adventure! Book today for a premiere Florida Keys fishing charter with Captain Frank today!

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  Launch Location

25136 Overseas Highway, Summerland Key

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Trips start at $650

5 Trips

1-4 guests

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2017 27' Center Console

350 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Adults Only
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY REEF

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

4 hour trip to the reef, one of our shallow wrecks, or one of our patch reefs.  Fish the bottom, drift the reef or free line for yellowtail. Great action for all experience levels. 

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private

3/4 DAY REEF/WRECK

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

6 hour trip to the reef, one of our shallow wrecks, or one of our patch reefs.  Fish the bottom, drift the reef or free line for yellowtail. Great action for all experience levels. 

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FULL DAY REEF

Includes 4 guests

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

7 Day Cancellation Policy

8 hour trip to different locations on the reef, one of our deep wrecks for jigging or visit several patch reefs.  Fish the bottom, drift the reef or free line for yellowtail. Great action for all experience levels. 

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3/4 DAY OFFSHORE

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Run offshore to hook a catch of a lifetime. Mahi Mahi, Marlin and Sailfish. We also offer deep drop trips where you can fish the bottom up to 700 feet.  We will run up to 50 miles off shore if necessary. 

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FULL DAY OFFSHORE

Includes 4 guests

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

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Full 8 hour day up to 50 miles offshore to hook into a catch of a lifetime!  Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Wahoo, Tuna, Or Sailfish. Deep drop trips are also available. 

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Fish Species

Amberjack
Barracuda
Black Drum
Black Grouper
Black Marlin
Blackfin Tuna
Blue Marlin
Bonito
Cobia
Cubera Snapper
Grouper
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Nassau Grouper
Permit
Porgy
Red Grouper
Red Snapper
Sailfish
Sharks
Spiny Lobster
Striped Marlin
Tarpon
Tuna
Wahoo
White Marlin
Yellowfin Grouper
Yellowfin Tuna
Yellowtail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • First Mate
  • Downriggers
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Adults Only
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

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

Minimum Age

  • Varies

Fishing Location

  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Frank Betz

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length

27

Year Built

2017

Engine Manufacturer

Mercury

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

350 HP