Live Action Sportfishing

Capt. Ryan Carter Key West, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Live Action Sportfishing is the premiere charter fishing company operating in the world-famous backcountry/inshore waters of the Florida Keys and Key West. Jump aboard with Captain Ryan Carter on his 24ft Pathfinder bay boat to target Tarpon, Permit, Cobia, Sharks, Snappers and so much more. Booking is easy and only a click away.

Climb aboard with Captain Ryan on the best Key West fishing charter around! Captain Ryan is a highly decorated professional sport fisherman in many Key West fishing tournaments. Among his many accolades and awards include “most releases,” “most tarpon releases,” and “guide achievement.” You won’t find a harder working fishing guide in the area; so book your Key West fishing trip will full confidence that you’ll have a great day on the water!

If you’re looking for inshore, reef/wreck, or backcountry fishing in Key West, let Captain Ryan guide you to the fish. Perfect for four anglers, Live Action Sportfishing offers four/six/eight hour trips. You’ll be fishing no more than 12 miles off the coast in waters about 12ft deep. Less travel means more fishing and catching! We teach and use several different fishing techniques including bottom fishing, jigging, drift fishing, spinning, and popping. Anglers of all skill levels are invited for some great fishing with Live Action Sportfishing!

Aboard Captain Ryan’s impressive fishing vessel you can reach top speeds of 40 knots. For a productive and safe day on the water this fishing machine has it all: safety gear, tackle, and an array of electronics. Captain Ryan provides everything you need for your Key West fishing charter and provides bottled water as well. You are welcome to bring your own snacks and drinks. You’ll also want to wear a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and bring your camera! (Fishing licenses are included in your trip price).

The best part of Captain Ryan’s day isn’t just catching the variety of fish species in Key West, it’s sharing his passion for fishing with anglers of all ages. Your group of four will have a great day fishing with Live Action Sportfishing. Book today and see why people continue to fish with Captain Ryan year after year!

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  Launch Location

5130 Overseas Highway, Key West

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Trips start at $500

6 Trips

1-4 guests

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2013 24' Bay Boat

250 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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AM HALFDAY

Includes 4 guests

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip involves fishing the backcountry and inshore waters near Key West. You will usually stay within 12 nautical miles of the dock. The average depth of water is about 12'.
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PM HALFDAY

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip involves fishing the backcountry and inshore waters near Key West. You will usually stay within 12 nautical miles of the dock. The average depth of water is about 12'.
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SUNSET TARPON

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

The only thing better than fishing for Tarpon is doing so while watching the sunset. Key West is one of the main places for going after Tarpon in the spring.
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SANDBAR TRIP

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Sandbar Trips are a little more laid back. If you're not really into hardcore fishing and maybe want to relax at one of the three beautiful sandbars in Key West, this might be your trip! Don’t forget there is always an option to do some fishing.
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3/4 DAY

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 2:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Sometimes, you may want to extend your stay on the water. There are spots that you can explore that are just a bit too far to be hit on the normal half-day trip. More time spent on the water can equal more time reeling in the big ones.
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FULL DAY MARQUESAS

Includes 4 guests

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

The Marquesas is a beautiful uninhabited island group some 20 miles west of Key West. Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Snapper, Sharks, and Barracuda inhabit the surrounding waters around the island. If you're looking to get away from it all this is the spot!
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Fish Species

African Pompano
Amberjack
Barracuda
Bonefish
Bonito
Cobia
Cubera Snapper
Grouper
Hogfish
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Ladyfish
Mangrove Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Permit
Porgy
Red Grouper
Red Snapper
Redfish
Sharks
Snook
Spiny Lobster
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon
Tuna
Yellowtail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline
  • Jigging
  • Kite Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

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

Minimum Age

  • None

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Ryan Carter

Boat Type

Bay Boat

Boat Length

24ft

Year Built

2013

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha 250hp

Number of Engines

Single

Engine Horsepower

250 HP