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Lower Keys Fishing Charters

Welcome to Nautical Fishing Charters – Unforgettable Backcountry, Tarpon & Offshore Fishing Charters out of Summerland Key!

Custom Backcountry Adventures

Hunt the flats and backcountry of the Lower Florida Keys for bonefish, permit & redfish by either fly or spinning tackle.

Tarpon Season is on Fire!

Book your spot for this year’s tarpon season with a fishing excursion searching for Silver King in the lower keys.

Reef & Offshore Fishing

Come bottom fish the reef or troll offshore with us in search of the diverse and often tasty reef and pelagic fish species of the Florida Keys.

Serious Fishing. Laid-back Vibe.

Our most popular Lower Keys fishing charters

An image of a Lower Keys Fishing charter angler with a binefish caught on Nautical Fishing Charters.

Backcountry & Flats  Fishing

Join Captain Kevin Grubb on an unforgettable backcountry fishing adventure targeting the amazing species of the shallow waters off of the lower Florida Keys.

An image of Captain Kevin Grubb with a tarpon in the Lower Florida Keys.

Nearshore Tarpon Fishing 

Target the awe-inspiring power of the Silver King off the bridges, inlets and channels of the nearshore waters off of Summerland Key and the Lower Florida Keys.

An image of a Nautical Fishing Charters angler with a black tuna off the lower Florida Keys.

Reef & Offshore

Head offshore with Captain Kevin Grubb to hunt for reef and pelagic species including Grouper, Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish and much more!

Meet our Lead Fishing Guide
Captain Kevin Grubb

Captain Kevin Grubb is our Founder and lead captain of Nautical Fishing Charters.

Capt Kevin fishes for Tarpon in April, May, & June at the Bahia Honda, and all types of other Keys fish the rest of the year.

Capt Kevin can fish up to 6 anglers on custom trips, with 4 anglers being the normal maximum.

Nautical Fishing Charters offers two different boats to target your fishing adventures in the Lower Florida Keys.

Captain Kevin is a real “southern gentleman” and is as polite and easy-going as they come.

He is a dedicated captain and remains focused on putting his crew on fish.

“Come Experience all the beautiful Florida Keys have to offer!”
Keys Experience & Expertise
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Customized to Fit your Fishing Goals

Let Captain Kevin and the Nautical Fishing Charters team put you on the fish of your dreams in the Florida Keys.

Personalized Fishing Experience

Our team makes you feel at home on the water. Whether you’re hunting with us for bonefish on the flats or offshore hooking into a big Mahi, our professional but laid-back style is the perfect fit for your getaway to the Keys.

Spin or Fly

We happily help anglers with both fly and spinning tackle during our fishing trips.

Variety of Fish Targeted

While we specialize in backcountry and flats adventures, our guides have the knowledge and experience to get your bait in front of a wide variety of fish species native to the Florida Keys.

Over 20 years of Experience

We’ve been fishing the Florida Keys for decades and know what it takes to create an unforgettable day of fishing!

Passionate about the fish and the fisheries in the Florida Keys

We are constantly in awe of the raw beauty of the Florida Keys and are committed to the conservation of this amazing natural paradise!

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Our Location

Nautical Fishing Charters is based in Summerland Key, in the lower Florida Keys, not far from Key West. 

What our anglers say

Great captain! Great experience with Captain Grubb! Caught lots of fish! Great attitude onboard everyone. Clean boat!

– Kathy Fisher

Fishing the keys with Captain Kevin was amazing. We caught unbelievable weather and the water was like glass. Hot fishing all day! 

– Dan Schmidt