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AWS Charters, Key West Flats Fishing

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Address: 231 Margaret Street, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-304-2483
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00

Spend a relaxing day in the beautiful backcountry off of Key west. You can...

Spend a relaxing day in the beautiful backcountry off of Key west. You can either go on a 16ft flats skiff chasing tarpon, bonefish, permit and sharks or take out the 23ft Hurricane deck boat and have a custom made trip for up to 6 people.

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wife and i

Did a half day with Tony (Captain Skinner) last week and had a blast. Tony is a great guy with a great sense of humor and knows the water like the back of his hand. He knew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 February 2013

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2013

Did a half day with Tony (Captain Skinner) last week and had a blast. Tony is a great guy with a great sense of humor and knows the water like the back of his hand. He knew exactly were the fish would be.... tarpon & sharks in our case. I would highly recommend Tony to anyone looking to book a... More 

Thank 454casull
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

My buddy Mike and I spent a day fishing with Tony in Key West. We caught a variety of jacks, pompano, lady fish, yellowjackets, snapper and even a blacktip shark. Tony knows his stuff and I will go fishing with him everytime I go to the Keys.

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

Second trip for my son and I to Key West. Both times we absolutely had to fish with AWS charters (Captain Skinner). Caught Tarpon, shark, barracuda, and dozens of snapper. Tony is a consummate professional. Great coaching, instruction and conversation on many topics and he is very supportive with children on the boat. Very difficult weather conditions to deal with... More 

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middle island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2013

My buddy and I went down to key west with one main purpose in mind. That was to FISH! We spent a insane amount of time researching and calling other captains and trying to find the best fit. We decided on a flats trip because we wanted to FISH, not troll for 6 hours , not drop shrimp to the... More 

3 Thank mikeg61811
Salt Spring Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

I've been fishing for 60 years and over that time have had a lot of guides - Tony is the best I've run into. Now, the fact that he put me onto my first Tarpon may bias me little but here's why: He knows the waters inside out and he really understands fish behaviour, his gear is in first rate... More 

Thank OnSaltSpring
Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2013

Tony is a very good guide! Though we didn't have good weather conditions, Tony did a super job of finding places where we could fish. He does a great job of positioning the boat so casting is easier, and he is great at spotting fish. Well done Tony! Will book again AWS Charters.

Thank Robert C
Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

This was my first time Fishing the Flats and it was an awesome experience. I felt like it was just as much hunting as it was fishing and Tony's infinite knowledge found us fish. We caught 5 Jack Cravelle and then landed a tarpon. What an outstanding experience. Fish With Tony!!

Thank NickM1719
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

The only mistake we made was not booking our fishing trip for the whole day. We had such a beautiful morning, and Captain Tony was fantastic. Easy going, personable, and knowledgable. Tony pays attention to the environment, and knows where the fish are. We were floating around after catching a bunch of fish, I made a comment that we were... More 

Thank nikkidia
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

Tony is a first class guide, best eyes I've ever seen. Very helpful, excellent gear, good little boat gets you out there fast. You want fish, call Tony.

Thank scott s
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2012

Tony, I have to tell you that was the best fishing I have ever done. Tim said it was the greatest moment of his LIFE. We appreciated your patience with us, I know it was a little tight with 2. The constant questions you answered from us was probably a little too much, but your infinite knowledge is priceless for... More 

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