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Are you looking for the ultimate fishing experience in the lower Keys? Look no further than Folklure Charters, a top-notch charter service that will take you out to sea for a day of hard-hitting fun. Our experienced captain and crew are dedicated to putting you on the fish all day long so that you can have the best possible experience. With Folklure Charters, you’ll surely enjoy an unforgettable experience filled with stories about the ones that didn’t get away. Our motto is BIG FISH…BIGGER STORIES!!!

Captain Frank Betz is an experienced and knowledgeable angler who has mastered the art of fishing. He knows the ins and outs of ocean currents, weather patterns, and tricky tides. His passion for the sea has resulted in a successful career as a professional fishing guide. Capt. Frank is eager to share his knowledge with clients and friends, providing them with informative and productive trips out on the water. With great attention to detail and unmatched expertise, he helps anglers of all levels catch their fill of fish. His calm demeanor, warm attitude, and friendly tips will ensure you have a wonderful time aboard his boat.

Leviathan, from Folklure Charters, is the perfect boat for an offshore excursion. This 27-foot Offshore Edition Fishing Boat is constructed with two 350 HP Mercury Verado engines for a speedy and smooth ride over the waves. A wide beam offers plenty of space for anglers to cast their lines and reel in their catch. To maximize success on your trip, Leviathan is equipped with all the latest Simrad Electronics and USCG-required safety gear. Sturdy insulated fish boxes provide ample storage for your trophy catches. Leviathan provides fishermen with a comfortable platform to enjoy their charter adventure and come home with BIG STORIES of the BIG FISH.

Folklure Charters offers exciting fishing opportunities from Marathon to Key West Offshore, concentrating on Summerland and Big Pine Key. Offshore you can expect to catch Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Tuna, Sailfish, Grouper and Kingfish – some of the most thrilling fish to land! Wreck and reef fishing is equally rewarding, with the potential to hook Snapper and Grouper, including the elusive Goliath Grouper, Mackerel, Jacks, Barracuda and African Pompano and, of course, Sharks. The crew has a keen eye for finding what’s in season and biting – no matter how big or small, your captain will be ready to bring you to the best spots for an unforgettable fishing experience.

Folklure Charters can provide an exciting and unique fishing experience, thanks to the various techniques used by Captain Frank. Trolling is his go-to option for catching fish, as it gives an adrenaline rush when a large fish is hooked. Bottom fishing and jigging are the way to go for those looking to get down deep into the ocean. These methods involve bouncing jigs off of reefs or wrecks in order to lure unsuspecting fish. It’s a vigorous technique involving patience and skill, but it pays off with some of the most exciting catches of the day.

Folklure Charters offer an unforgettable experience with top-of-the-line Penn gear and tackle to bring in your haul. Enjoy a full day on the water, complete with licenses, bait, lures, and fish cleaning service. Items recommended are sun protection, snacks, drinks and the desire for a good time! All you have to do is show up and enjoy the adventure that awaits. With our experienced crew, you’ll be sure to catch plenty of fish and have a great time out on the ocean. Don’t forget a camera to remember all the fun and fish from the day. Bragging rights!!
At Folklure Charters, we guarantee an excursion to remember. With the expertise of Captain Frank and his dedication to providing exceptional experiences, you can rest assured that your fishing trip will be one for the books. He utilizes top-of-the-line equipment and offers the best quality service on his exceptional fishing boat. On top of that, guests are treated to great conversation and funny anecdotes from their knowledgeable guide throughout the trip. So if you’re in the lower keys and looking for an amazing time on the water with great stories and bigger fish, contact Folklure Charters today.

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Offshore Fishing Charter Rates

  • Half Day Fishing Trip (4 Hours )
    $ 950.00
  • Three Quarter Day Fishing Trip ( 6 Hours)
    $ 1,100.00
  • Full Day Fishing Trip ( 8 Hours)
    $ 1,250.00

Reef / Wreck Fishing Trip Rates

  • Half Day Fishing Trip (4 Hours )
    $ 750.00
  • Three Quarter Day Fishing Trip ( 6 Hours)
    $ 875.00
  • Full Day Fishing Trip ( 8 Hours)
    $ 1,050.00

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  • Brock Belmonte
    Brock Belmonte
    a year ago

    Fishing with Captain Frank was excellent! The conversation combined with tons of great fishing made for one of the best days of our trip. We are so glad we went with Captain Frank and we'd gladly go with him again on another successful fishing adventure. We ended up catching around 20 Yellowtail Snappers and a Mahi Mahi. I even reeled in a 6 ft Lemon Shark! Captain Frank was also top notch in terms of comfort on the adventure. He brought water bottles and made sure we all felt safe, comfortable, and were not getting sick. He was accommodating to keep us in calmer waters when we asked to avoid not feeling well. This trip was outstanding and I'd highly recommend it!

  • Mary-Jo Julin
    Mary-Jo Julin
    2 weeks ago

    Awesome day with Captain Frank! Will definitely book with him again next time we are in the Keys - great fishing experience!

  • Hailey Margetta
    Hailey Margetta
    2 years ago

    Fished with Frank on 2/4/22. Weren’t sure we’d be able to get out due to rough seas but Frank found us a great spot! Favorite catch of the day was a nurse shark - so cool! We’re so happy we booked with folklure and will definitely be back. If you’re looking for a family-run company and a great time, Frank is your guy. We drove from key west to meet him. About a 34 minute drive (northbound). Easy to find and free all day parking to leave your car. Highly recommend.

  • Kathy Hintz
    Kathy Hintz
    3 years ago

    Captain Frank was wonderful on our fishing trip this week! He was great with our 8 and 9 year old kids and provided a fishing trip to remember!! The kids are still talking about it! He kept the kids entertained and we were continually catching fish! Not all the fish were keepers but the kids did not care! He went above and beyond for our trip! I would highly recommend him especially if you have kiddos!

  • Robert Agzigian
    Robert Agzigian
    2 years ago

    Captain Frank was a pleasure to fish with. He put us right on the fish. He’s funny and very knowledgeable. We loaded up on mahi and then did a couple deep drops for grouper. Overall it was a great day and everyone on board was happy. We will definitely be booking with him again in the future.

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