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FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Now that you've read through the other pages of the website and you'd like to book a charter, there are only a few other questions you might have in mind.

  • How do I book a charter?
  • Is a deposit required?
  • How do I pay for the charter?
  • How many people can go on the charter?
  • Can I go as part of another group?
  • What about a fishing license?
  • What is your cancellation policy?
  • I've gone out numerous times on my own and have had little to no success. Will you teach me how to fish?
  • Can you come on my boat and take me fishing?
  • How much does it cost?

  • Let's answer all of these questions.:

    How Do I Book A Charter?
    The first thing you have to know, is that I book trips on a first come, first serve basis. The further in advance you book a trip, the more likely you'll get the date or dates that you desire, especially in the January - June time frame.

    There are several ways to contact me.

    When calling my phone number, if you get my voice mail, leave a message with a number where I can reach you. I'll be notified, immediately, of the message and get back with you just as soon as I can.
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    Is A Deposit Required?
    Yes, I require a $100 deposit to hold each date you want to book. The deposit, in the exact amount, should be paid to Captain Gil Gutierrez via paypal. When I receive the deposit, I will send you a receipt.

    (see bottom of the page for paypal button)
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    How Do I Pay For The Charter?
    We accept cash or credit cards.
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    How many people can go on the charter?
    The maximum number of people I can take is four (4). It makes no difference whether they are adults or children.
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    Can I go as part of another group?
    This is known as a split group, split party, or split charter. I DO NOT arrange them. When you book a charter with me, you are booking my boat for yourself or group of up to four (4) people.
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    What About a Fishing License?
    All adults are required to have a fishing license. I purchase a license each year that covers everyone who fishes aboard my boat, so it is not necessary for you to purchase a temporary fishing license.
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    What Is Your Cancellation Policy?
    Weather conditions are the main reason a charter will either be cancelled or postponed to another date.

    If, based on the Captain's knowledge of local weather conditions, the seas are too high or rough; we will reschedule the charter to another date. If this can't be done, then the deposit will be refunded. If you contact me 2 wweeks in advance to cancel the charter, your deposit will be refunded in full.

    If you are a "no-show", you will forfeit the deposit.

    Refunds of a deposit for any other reason will be handled on a case by case basis.
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    I've Gone Out Numerous Times On My Own And Have Had Little To No Success. Will You Teach Me How To Fish?
    Yes I can, however, it has to be on my boat. Once you've spent the day learning on my boat, you can go out on your own boat and practice what you've learned.
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    Can You Come Out On My Boat And Take Me Fishing?
    No. Due to liability reasons, my insurance policy will only allow me to take charters out on my boat.
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LUCKY FISHING CHARTERS offers a wide variety of charters. We can customize your trip depending on your needs, seasonal fishing and even the moons and tides. Check our normal charter times below and give us a call to book your next charter fishing trip in Miami

8 Hours
7 am - 3 pm
3/4 DAY
6 Hours
7 am - 1 pm
1/2 DAY
4 Hours
7 am - 11 am or 12-noon - 4 pm
December to June is the height of the Miami Tarpon Season. We offer both 4 hour
and 6 hour evening Tarpon trips.
December to June is also the height of both the Sailfish and Kingfish Seasons. Lucky Fishing Charters can customize your trip with a half day of Sailfish and Kingfish topped off with a 4 hour evening of Tarpon fishing. The Price is $850.00
Click here for more info on our charters and rates

All rates are C.O.D. upon return to the dock. We require a $100 deposit when you book your trip. Looking for a corporate event, or a large group get-together, we can also put together multiple boats for day trips. Call for reservations and rates.

Date you would like to fish.