Come fish with us!


Our Fishing Machines

Looking for a comfortable day

on the water no matter what you’re catching?

Nautical Fishing Charters proudly offers our anglers two different boat
options to help target that special Florida Keys fish species.

Explore our boats below for more information on what boat you will be
aboard during your next Nautical Fishing Charter, whether it’s inshore or offshore!

Backcountry & Inshore

17′ Maverick

Our specialized backcountry fishing vessel is a 17′ foot Maverick.

Known as “The Skiff that you graduate to”, the Maverick backcountry series is born and bred in the backcountry.

With all of the bells and whistles to make your skinny water adventure a success when silently exploring the flats of the Florida Keys, the Maverick is the perfect backcountry boat.

Comfortable and up to date with the latest backcountry gear.

Fishing about the 17′ Maverick with Captain Kevin is perfect when targeting:

  • Bonefish
  • Permit
  • Redfish
  • and much more!

At Nautical Fishing Charters, we happily offer both spinning and fly fishing for your backcountry fishing trip.

Reef & Offshore

31′ Contender

When you’re offshore and the bite is on, what’s better than a comfortable, seaworthy boat for your adventure?

Nautical Fishing Charters features our trustworthy 31′ Contender for all of our adventures on the reef and in the blue water of the Florida Keys.

With ample space, a comfortable ride, Full Tower and twin 300 horsepower outboards, the Nautical Fishing Charters flagship vessel puts you on the fish easily in any conditions in the Keys.

Fishing with Captain Kevin aboard our 31′ Contender is perfect when targeting fishing species that include:

  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Tuna
  • Billfish
  • and much more!

Come down to the Keys and join us for an exciting adventure aboard our updated Contender this season!

“Come Experience all the beautiful Florida Keys have to offer!”

The Nautical Fishing Charters Mission

At Nautical Fishing Charters, we live to put guests on the fish in the Florida Keys so that they can experience the awe-inspiring beauty of this exceptional fishery first-hand. On every adventure, our team’s mission is to help you create unforgettable memories on the water without the stress.

Our vision

As fishermen in the Florida Keys, the team at Nautical Fishing Charters knows how rare and special the natural ecosystem in the flats, reefs and bluewater are to the future of fishing. We strive to bring a deeper sense of appreciation for the beauty of the natural world with each and every fish caught on one of our fishing excursions. Let us show you the unspoiled beauty of one of America’s last untouched fisheries.

Serious Fishing. Laid-back Vibe.

Our most popular Lower Keys fishing excursions

An image of an angler with a bonefish on a charter with Captain Kevin Grubb in the Florida Keys.

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 a tarpon crashing on a lower florida keys fishing adventure with captian kevin grubb.

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 an angler with a blackfin tuna aboard a charter with captian kevin grubb.

Reef & Offshore

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

What our customers 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