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Fishing the Backcountry Flats of Islamorada
and the Florida Keys since 1970

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Islamorada has the best fishing of the Florida Keys--and the world. Islamorada offers some of the most exciting Tarpon, Snook , Bonefish and Red fishing you will ever experience.

Your Islamorada Fishing Charter aboard the "Gottago II" will be your vacation's highlight , if you like bring the wife and kids along also, you will streak across the scenic Florida Bay into the backcountry flats and channels of the Everglades National Park for a fun day of fishing, viewing pristine fishing grounds , the flats are also home to a myriad of birds, manatees and sometimes Alligators.

All anglers welcome from the smallest [6 and up] to oldest from novices to "experts". Capt. Cliff can provide on the water instruction from knowledge accumulated from his 40 years of fishing experience. All Tackle and licenses provided and also a cooler of ice for your things.

Need more than one boat? ---A family or corporate charter fishing trip can easily be arranged.

Fish the Everglades (click pictures to enlarge)

Capt. Cliff Tatje

Captain Cliff has been a licensed fishing Captain since 1970. He holds a US. Coast Guard's Master of near Coastal, Steam or Motor Vessels license and has run fishing vessels up to 125'.

Capt Cliff has fished extensively throughout the Northeast, Bahamas, Dry Tortugas, not to mention the fabulous Florida Keys. The past 23 years however, Capt. Cliff has concentrated his expertise on fishing the famous backcountry flats of Islamorada in the beautiful Florida Keys.

The Gottago II
The Gottago II is a 24 foot Vip Bay Stealth, powered by a Mercury Optimax of 225 horsepower, it has an 8 and a 1/2 foot beam , this flats boat is very roomy and fishes up to 4 people comfortable. The Gottago II is one of the most stable fishing platforms on the Islamorada backcountry waters. While the Gottago II can go into very shallow water, it also has the capability of fishing the inshore patch reefs for Yellowtail, Mangrove and mutton snappers and It can go into the Gulf of Mexico for Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Tripletail and Sharks!--Big Sharks! There is also lot's of dry storage for your fishing and non-fishing gear. So don't forget to bring your Polarized sunglasses, deck shoes[no black soles please] sunscreen[no spray bottles], long-sleeved shirt and pants, camera and film, lunch and drinks [beer is fine]

So come aboard the Gottago II, streak across the Florida Bay, and spend an unforgettable day fishing in the Everglades National Park. All anglers are welcome: from novice to the expert. Capt. Cliff can also provide you with on-the-water-instruction. All tackle and licenses provided with a cooler of ice. Need more than one boat? - A family or corporate charter fishing trip can easily be arranged.
Captain Cliff Tatje

OR 1-888-783-8489

Captain Cliff Tatje

OR 1-888-783-8489



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