Siesta Key Fishing Charters
Double Nickel Charters offers highly productive Siesta Key fishing charters for anglers of all skill levels and abilities. Everyday is a good one when you’re out fishing for trophy fish with Double Nickel Charters located in Siesta Key, FL. We know all of the seasonal fish patterns and stay up to date with the best fishing techniques to help you catch a trophy fish. The fishing vessel is a 40 Fin Cat Hydrofoil Catamaran Calle of speeds up to 50 mph. We offer the latest in fishing & safety electronics by Farming and Simrad. The boat comes equipped with a life raft, epirb and all the modern safety equipment. We take group’s up to 6 people and offer the action-packed Siesta Key deep sea fishing charters.
Siesta Key Fishing Trips
Double Nickel Charters is excited to offer long range grouper fishing charters, which is available all year long. On our Siesta Key fishing trips anglers can target yellow edge grouper, snowy grouper, tile fish, queen snapper, yellow eye snapper, and various popular deep-water fish. We fish for amberjack, mangrove snapper, red snapper, gag groupers, black fin tuna, and wahoo. Bill fishing is Hot from April through October. All of this can be done on a one day fishing trip since our fishing boat is very fast.
Siesta Key Half Day Fishing
On our half day fishing charters we target king mackerel, cobia, and assorted pan sized bottom fish. We are a family owned and operated charter fishing company that fishes from Siesta Key. We normally book up really fast, so please call ahead to schedule your preferred fishing dates so we can put on quality fish. If you have a target fish that you’re looking to catch, we’ll let you know the best times for your fishing charters and we always know what’s Hot right now!
King Mackerel on the Beach
As water temps drop into the night 70s king mackerel will be showing up right off of siesta key beach. We target these fish on light tackle and live bait looking for smoker sized fish. Jumbos up to 40 pounds. We also expect good Spanish mackerel mixed in as well as the straggler Cobia. These are great 6 hour trip options.
6 Hour Trips
Expect lots of smaller snappers with varieties of lane snappers mangrove snappers vermillion snappers and some red groupers in the mix too. Also in the spring and fall we live bait for king mackerel and Spanish mackerel. Also we can encounter some nice amber jacks on the near shore wrecks from time to time but these are a bonus as well as Cobia.
8 Hour Trips
On our 8 hour trips we are looking for numbers of red and gag groupers as well as lots of pan sized snappers. We clean and bag all your catch and recommended local restaurants to cook your catch.
Deep water grouper fishing is done with electric reels in water depths up to 1000 feet. The fish out here are incredibly delicious as they don’t see the light of day. Yellow edge groupers have an almost lobster like flesh. Snowy grouper are generally caught in great numbers and queen snappers are legendary table fare. Also look for big scamp grouper and giant vermillion snappers. Also black belly rosies and tile fish are plentiful in the deep.