ABOUT Wild Bill Fishing Charter :
Wild Bill is a spacious 34 ft. Crusader powered by 350HP Cummins engine with a maximum passenger capacity of 6 anglers. The boat features a toilet on board and is furnished with a classic assortment of navigational and fish finding technology, including a Garmin GPS, fish finder and VHF radio. Offering offshore and reef fishing expeditions on both the Gulf and Atlantic waterways of Key West, targeting a variety of migratory pelagics including Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi and more.
Captain Art started fishing at the ripe age of 3, and has been prowling the waters of Key West for 18 years now. He’s been at the helm of Wild Bill for over a decade, and has tested the waterways from Alaska to Costa Rica in his sport fishing career. He and his First Mate Stevie have worked together for over 13 years, catering to anglers of all skill brackets, from novices to accomplished professionals.
You can choose between fishing the waters of the Atlantic or the Gulf of Mexico, where depending on the season, you’ll be able to target a variety of offshore forage, including Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish and many others. The local reefs and wrecks also provide lots of sportfishing potential, dominated by Barracuda, Mackerel, Jacks, sharks and a large Snapper and Grouper variety. Shark fishing trips can also be made available per request.
All the necessary gear for tackling your target species are provided by Captain Sean for all members of your party. On board tackle mainly consists of rods and reels by Penn International, Shimano as well as Ugly Stick, with several custom rods available as well. Artificial bait as well as live bait (if available) is included in the price, along with bottled water and a complimentary filleting of the fish you caught.