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Charter on 20' Center Console from Islamorada, Florida

Center Console
20 ft
4 Guests

About This Boat

The Boat

To fish shallow waters, you need a boat with a shallow static draft as well as running draft. In other words, the Pathfinder draws 11 inches in neutral but can actually traverse water as shallow as 7 inches when running. Of course, when running in water that shallow, you don't dare stop or the 11-inch draft takes precedence. Better to trim the engine up and jam the throttle forward.

Where this Pathfinder shines is in a nasty, close-together chop like what you frequently find in inlets and across open bays. Run through that in a flats skiff, and you'll be inches shorter at the end of the day, thanks to spinal compression. The Pathfinder runs through it smoothly - the higher topsides, more-pronounced bow flare and deeper deadrise make it a better ride.



Rates:

Skiff (1 or 2 anglers)

  • ½ day (4 hours) - $450
  • 3/4 day (6 hours) - $550
  • Full day (8 hours) - $650
  • Additional Angler - $ 75

 

Bay Boat (1-3 anglers)

  • ½ day (4 hours) - $600
  • 3/4 day (6 hours) - $700
  • Full day (8 hours) - $800
  • Additional Angler - $ 75

 

Tournament Charters

  • Tournament Fishing Per Day - $800

 

Specifications

  • LOA - 20 ft.
  • Beam- 8 ft. 6 in.
  • Deadrise- 15 deg.
  • Draft - 11 in.
  • Weight - 1,250 lb.  (w/o power)
  • Fuel - 50 gal.
  • Max Power - 150-hp (w/115-hp four-stroke)* * 
  • Yamaha 200-hp Four-stroke 
  • Type 4-IL Display
  • 163 cid
  • Max RPM 6,000 HP/LB Ratio
  • 0.32 Fuel System
  • Multiport injection
  • Gear Ratio 2:1
  • Weight 466 lb.
  • Alt. Output 35 amps

 

If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Details

  • Type: Center Console
  • Capacity: 4 People
  • Rental Minimum: 4 hours
  • Length: 20 ft
  • Cancellation: 90% Refund 30 Days Prior

Rental Requirements

Booking and Cancellation PolicyFAQs

FAQS

"How long have you been fishing?"

  • I've been guiding in the Keys for more than 10 years, but I've been fishing all my life. Check out my Bio page for more info.

 

"What kind of fishing do you do?"

  • Fly fishing is my specialty, but I can show you a great time with a spinning rig too. 


"What's your boat like?"

  • I have three boats to accommodate all situations: two shallow-water skiffs and a larger bay boat, great for taking out families or hitting the near shore patch reefs. Check out the My Boats link for more info. 

 

"Where do we leave from?"

  • I typically launch from the Angler House Marina - a full-service marina with bay-side slips at mile marker 80.5. We can make arrangements to meet elsewhere if necessary. Just call me a day or two before the trip and we'll work it out. 

 

"Where will we go?"

  • The Everglades, Florida Bay and near shore Atlantic waters are my typical fishing grounds. 

 

"I want to learn to fly fish. Can you help me?"

  • Yes! A preliminary fly casting lesson can be scheduled on land before we ever hit the water. Once you're on the boat, the instruction continues and before you know it, you've caught your first fish on fly! 

 

"Can I book a day just for me, and one with my family and kids too?"

  • Of course. I love to foster the love of fishing in the next generation. Between the fishing and Florida's amazing wildlife, there's something for everyone to enjoy. 

Specs

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • Outboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Fish Finder

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Meet Steve

Steve

From Islamorada

Member Since Apr 2016

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