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Capt. Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Miami

Bal Harbor Beach, Florida

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Capt. Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Miami

Bal Harbor Beach, Florida

(79)

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Moris schmit

14 October 2019

The boat, crew and the fishing were all top notch. Had a great time and a great experience. It's a must do if you have never been before. It was my sons first time and it will be a memory we will share forever. More...

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Trevor Martin

7 October 2019

Been out with these guys a few times before and always have a great time. I just did a trip with them and caught a bunch of fish and had a really fun time. The boat was fresh out of the boat yard and looks like new and was super clean inside and out. More...

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joe sosa

24 September 2019

I had a fabulous time! The captain and first mate did a great job of putting us on the fish , and doing the work, to ensure a good fishing Adventure. Everyone was very helpful , and attentive to our needs. My companion got a little seasick , but she can't stop talking about what a great time she had ! Even the owner of the fleet Rafael came out to greet us and congratulate us when we got back to the slip. He really wanted to make sure we had a great time. We definitely had a 5-star experience! I recommend sea cross very highly! You will not be disappointed! More...

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Seth Crowell

21 September 2019

Great company to deal with. Unfortunately did not have there boat ready to go out due to inspections but was very helpful and willing to help us to get on another boat. Great customer service.

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Jesus Rondon

14 September 2019

Suuuuuper nice experience

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Henry Bauchas

31 August 2019

I was putting on a bachelor party for my guys and we had a group of ten of us. We had a hard time finding a boat that could take all of us together . Then fortunately I found Capt. Jay's Deep sea fishing. They are allowed the larger groups . We had a great time. We all got the opportunity to catch two fish each. We caught Tuna and Kingfish and the big catch of the day was a 7 foot Shark. Boat and crew were amazing... best time ever! More...

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Barbra williamson

24 August 2019

Just a great experience... We used their online booking service, and were booked and confirmed in minutes. Two weeks later we were in Miami on our vacation and ready for our fishing trip.The fishing was really exiting, the boat was great and the crew could not have been nicer or more informative. We highly recommend a fishing charter the spellbound , and cant wait to do it again. More...

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Ralph Halprin

22 August 2019

We are a family of seven and chartered the Spellbound for a morning 1/2 day trip. I have been on a few fishing trips throughout my life and knowing what you can do in a half day my expectations were low.Well, I was wrong... We had a terrific fishing trip. Capt. Manny and Billy the mate were just amazing. Manny offered great information and Billy was a lot of fun. The boat was big and comfortable and more than you could have asked for.The fishing was full of action right from the start. We caught a few king fish to start the day. Then we were attacked by Little Tunny (Tunny Tuna). We hooked into four at one time, and landed all of them. Later in the trip we stopped on a wreck and put out a few live baits. We waited for a while then hooked into a Big Mutton Snapper. Then just a few minutes later we hooked into and landed a Barracuda. My 10 year old son caught the Barracuda and it was a few inches larger than my son!That evening we made sushi from the Little Tunny and it was such a treat. Cant say enough great things about our fishing trip and would give them 8 stars if it was allowed. More...

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Erwin Blanken

22 August 2019

I chartered the Spellbound to take my 6 and 11 year old grandsons on their first fishing trip. And what a great trip we had, We started out trolling for the big game sport fish and we hit a home run. We caught a 40+ pound Wahoo. What a truly great experience. We also caught a few Tuna around 8 to 15 pounds. The trolling fish were a bit challenging for the 6 year old so Capt. Jay suggested we do a little light tackle bottom fishing. We were using 8 pound spin gear and wound up catching 10 lane snappers and a Yellow Tail snapper. tons of fun on the light rod.The boat was big and comfortable and the A/C in the cabin was super cool. That was great because it was 94 degrees that day. Capt. Jay and Mike were just terrific and great with the boys. I highly recommend taking a 1/2 day with the Spellbound and crew. We made memories that will last a lifetime! More...

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Hanna friberg

22 August 2019

My family traveled to Miami Beach to visit with relatives and take a short summer vacation. We decided to try a fishing trip and looked to book a boat for the same day.We called the Spellbound and spoke with Kim the booking agent. She was just great. She answered all of my questions and reserved the boat for us at 1pm the same day.The fishing excursion was such a great idea. We all caught at least two fish and my 12 year old son caught a 7 foot Hammer Head Shark, so cool !!It quickly became our favorite experience of our vacation. The crew were just great to be around and the boat was big truly amazing.We cant wait until next year when we come back to see family... We will defiantly go fishing with the Spellbound and crew again! More...

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Jeremy Jones

29 July 2019

Loved it!!! Staff were very helpful and friendly. Me and my friends enjoyed ourselves and had a great time, im glad i got to experience this great adventure. If your in miami and want to go deep sea fishing, SEA CROSS DEEP FISHING is the only way to go. Thanks again More...

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Alex K

9 July 2019

If i could give more than 5 stars i would. We went out with captain Jay and Manny, With first mate Mike. This trip was incredible. We went out and because the trolling at midday was slow, our captain and first mate decided to switch up the fishing. we targeted snapper, then used live bait to catch huge barracuda. on the way back, we trolled and caught multiple bonita and kingfish. The crew were incredibly nice and had our best interests at heart. Incredible trip overall. I will definitely be coming back for more fishing. More...

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Raymond Kerkvliet

9 July 2019

Best trip I have ever done and I have done many fishing trips.We went 2 days in a row with Capt Manny and Capt Jay and first mate Mike. Amazing folks!They got us on fish immediately. We caught king tuna barracuda snapper. Just amazing fights.On day 2 they spiced things up and we fought barracudas on spinner reels. Highly recommended if you want a real fight I would give it 6 stars if I could! We will be back! More...

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Benjamin Munster

9 July 2019

Booked the Spellbound for my bachelor party. I had a blast, capt Manny got us on fish within 30 min and billy kept us laughing on deck. Ended up cutting the trip short due to the lack of sea legs and stomach contents of my groomsmen, but still highlight of the trip. The Spellbound has everything you need and more (A/C). Boat was well taken care of and clean. If I'm ever back in the area I'll definitely give these guys a call. If there for a trip, I'd advise using thumbtack to get a personal chef to cook your catch. More...

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Allen Fontana

30 June 2019

We chartered Capt. Jay's deep sea fishing Miami and went out on their 57' Spellbound. We fished with Capt. Manny and the boats mate Mike. We had a great time. We caught fish from the time we put lines in and lasted almost 2 hours of action. The captain suggested we try our luck and target something bigger... Man was that a great idea. We ended the trip catching a 10' Hammer Head Shark. We chose a fishing trip as an after thought to our family trip to Miami, and it turned out to be the hi light of our trip. Big Thanks to the Spellbound and the crew! More...

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Michael Mitzkie

30 June 2019

I went fishing with Capt. Manny and Mike the mate on the Spellbound. Capt Manny could not have been nicer and a true pleasure to be with for four hours. He was knowledgeable, friendly and entertaining. We booked them for a four hour half day trip of deep sea fishing. It was truly amazing and the best part was that the water gets so deep so close to shore. We were in 700 feet of water and could not have been out more than 3 miles. The amazing part was all of our fish were caught closer in !Capt. Manny had us on fish just a mile off shore. and we were never more than 3 miles out. We caught Tuna, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda and a Big and I mean BIG Amberjack.Let me tell you how great it is to not have to run far offshore and spend your day hunting around instead of catching fish. The boat was first class . Kim was the first person we spoke with. She was great answered all of our questions and got us booked quickly.Over all the experience could not have been better... Thanks for the great adventure and memories ! More...

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Jaime Peterson

30 June 2019

I do a good amount of Bass fishing back home and had never been deep sea fishing, and was always on my bucket list. I chose the Spellbound after reading some reviews, looking at pictures on the website and speaking with Capt. Jay. Let me just say that we were not disappointed... We had a great day. We caught a bunch of medium sized Tuna and a 7 foot Shark. Although the highlight of the day was catching a 25 pound Sea Bass (Grouper). Now my largest Bass was caught off Miami Beach on the Spellbound. A big thanks to Capt. Jay and Mike the mate, you guys made my trip !! More...

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Michael Papania

29 June 2019

Had an awesome time with Captain Ralph and first mate Sheldon. honestly these guys made our experience once in a lifetime! Would recommend you ask for these guys by name, Best company for charters in Miami hands down More...

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Arther Finton

31 May 2019

We chose Capt. Jay's Spellbound for our family because they were USCG licensed and we liked the idea that there boat goes through inspections and regulations from the Coast Guard. The boat and crew were just awesome. Capt. Many and his mate Mike were great with our kids and we had just a ton of fun. We chose bottom fishing so the kids could get a lot of action, and we were not disappointed . We caught snappers, Jacks, Trigger fish and even a cool spotted Grouper. Thanks to the crew for making us feel at home with them and making our day so special. More...

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Larry Haggert

30 May 2019

I was part of a corporate group that fished on the Spellbound with Capt. Manny and Billy. The company that a work with gave me this trip a reward along with 14 other people. I just wanted to say it was a great experience and made my entire trip to Miami Beach. The boat, crew and fishing were all awesome. We caught lots of fish and had a great time. I highly recommend this event and this company to any one visiting the Miami area. More...

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Funk James

29 May 2019

Had a great time on our charter.

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Jennifer Hiltman

28 May 2019

I booked the Spellbound for a fishing trip for my family of four. We fished with Capt. Jay and Mike the mate. First of all we had a great time, we caught Kingfish, Tunas, Bonita and many others. About half way through our charter the captain said lets change things up and do some deep fishing. O boy was that fun... we caught all kinds of cool looking fish. Spotted Grouper, pink Snappers with bright yellow eyes and a Tilefish with a brilliant blue line on its face. So cool and just so much fun. Thanks for making our day !! More...

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Larry Fleckstone

21 May 2019

I was on a fishing trip that our company put together. We had 17 people in our group and I was concerned we would be crowded. Well I was wrong, the boat had plenty of room for all of us.We all just had the best time. Everyone caught a fish, and some people caught more. Most of the fish were Kingfish were more than 3 feet long and we also caught a bunch of Tuna that were from about 5 pounds to almost 20 pounds. The big fish of the day was an 80 pound Amberjack.The boat was just amazing and the crew were both talented and and a great fun. I am just so glad I was able to be part of such a great experience. More...

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Robert Burch

29 April 2019

Good place for a day of fishing

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Marissa Doan

29 April 2019

Captain Ralph put us on the fish all day! He and his crew knew exactly what to do, and they kept it entertaining all day.

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Robert Gimenez

29 March 2019

Oh my goodness what an awesome day deep sea fishing today aboard the sea cross I had such a great time unbelievable crew super clean boat highly recommended

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Jimmy Shapiro

4 March 2019

I just want to say that my family's trip with Capt. Manny and Billy was the highlight of our trip to Miami Beach. The Spellbound was just an amazing charter fishing boat and the crew could not have been friendlier and more informative. The fishing was great we caught a Sailfish and many other cool game fish and some colorful bottom fish. The entire process of booking directly online, arriving at the boat and getting to the fishing grounds could not have been easier ! I just can't wait till next year !! More...

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Catherine Hempsted

4 March 2019

We Hired Capt. Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Miami to do our corporate event on their 57' Spellbound. We had arranged to have 16 people on our tour. Although on the day of the trip two more of our people wanted to join the group. We arrived at the boat and explained to Capt. Manny that we wanted to add two more people and to our relief he said "no problem" and welcomed our entire group on board. The boat was just great and the crew was even better. We caught a bunch of fish and enjoyed just being out on the ocean. The boat was very comfortable for 18 people. I would highly recommend the outing, and it was just perfect having this shared experience for the team. A special thanks to Capt. Manny and Billy for making our tour so enjoyable. We will certainly be planing to do this event again next year More...

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Nancy Bloom

4 March 2019

Me and my nine friends went on a fishing trip aboard The Spellbound for my husbands birthday. Wow this boat was extremely accommodating for this size group.Easy to find Marina lots of parking behind boat. We had a quick ride out and fishing in 15 minutes from the Marina. Crew was extremely knowledgeable an very professional. Our catch include King Mackerals, Bonitas and Sailfish. Made for an exciting and memorable experience that we won't forget. Thank-you Capt. Manny and Mate Billy More...

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Jeffray orion

4 March 2019

We booked Capt. Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Miami and went out on their "Spellbound". We were very lucky as we had just the best weather on our day. Our goal was to go Shark Fishing ! What happened was that we wound up Shark Catching !! We had the best time and were luck enough to land a 7 foot Shark. We also caught a few Tunas and King Fish, all in a half day. We highly recommend asking for Capt. Manny. He and the mate were just tremendous. More...

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Nathan Fagundo

28 February 2019

I booked this fishing trip for my 30th birthday and I invited my dad and my brother to come along. We hadn't been able to see each other for the holidays, so this was our 1st time getting together in almost a year. Captain Raph went above and beyond to make sure we had a fantastic experience. He was very enthusiastic and full of energy. He was also a fantastic Captain and was able to take us to the fish every time he moved the boat. In 4 hours we had cought 6 fish and 3 of them were absolute monsters! I would highly recommend this charter for anyone wants to have the best possible experience fishing in Miami. More...

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Gabrielle

28 February 2019

Had an amazing time on the Sea Cross! Highly recommend !

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jose mateo

28 February 2019

So glad I was able to take the guys from my shop on your fishing boat we had an amazing experience with you Captain Ralph thank you so much we had such a great time will be back next year thank you so much

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Steve Cardin

28 February 2019

We had an amazing time and experience it made our vacation in Miami the best thank you so much Captain Ralph we had a great time we will definitely see you next year we come back to Miami on vacation the kids have a memory of a lifetime and that sail fish on the wall looks amazing

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Randy Pence

28 February 2019

Great fishing trip in 6 foot seas. Caught 5 and a half fish. Shark got one.

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Grant Gill

4 February 2019

WOW

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GertJan van Popering

29 January 2019

Awesome experience, first time fishing with my son and we hooked a sailfish! Also a tuna and kingfish which we ate.

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Connie Wu

29 December 2018

My husband had a great time. He caught a mahi-mahi!

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Darrell Brown

29 November 2018

I've seen a few bad reviews from people and I can only laugh I've been fishing with Capt Ralph and his crew for many years and sometimes you don't always catch that fish of a life time but you still walk away with the experience of a life time. As a lifetime angler I would recommend Capt Ralph to anybody looking to have a great time.. we've caught to many fish to count and we've laughed till we couldn't always a great time on the seacross More...

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Jimmy Nickerson

29 August 2018

Chef Creole had an amazing time fishing. Very successful day out. Crew was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and professional.

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Edward Dennis

29 August 2018

I had the unfortunate experience of another captain double booking my recent fishing trip. With my dad and brother in law having flown in from out of town, it was extremely disappointing to show up at 7am only to be told we were not going fishing. Frantically, I searched google for other captains, although I knew my chances of finding an available charter on a Saturday morning were slim. But by the grace of God, I was able to get a hold of Captain Ralph!! He was still in bed with no plans of taking a charter that day, but after hearing my story, dropped everything to take us out —by himself even without his first mate!!! We caught several fish but most of all had a memorable day on the water we will always cherish!! Can’t reccomend Captain Ralph enough and will forever remember and be grateful for his act of kindness!! Will be using him for all future charters here in Miami and Bahamas!! Cheers, captain Ralph! More...

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jeff rizzi

29 August 2018

Double header sailfish.

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Matt Tiano

29 August 2018

This was one of the best fishing experiences I've had in my life. The whole family fit on the boat and Capt. Jay and Billy couldn't be nicer. Can't wait to book again soon!

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Chris M

29 August 2018

We had a good experience with all of the guys from Sea Cross. Everyone was very polite professional and accommodating. We caught a bunch of Kingfish and Tuna. I would recommend them to anyone. They are especially good with kids too. My 9 year old son had a great time. More...

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Peter Wong

29 August 2018

Helpful friendly

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Luis Padilla Realtor

29 August 2018

VERY friendly knowable staff...

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hameraj singh

29 August 2018

Captain Manny and Mike were awesome, We had a great time fishing. Caught a lot fish , even a prize fish, .I highly recommend this fishing charter. We will definitely be back. Thank you guys. More...

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Marcos perez

29 August 2018

This charter was a great experience, Pete and Sheldon got us on some big mahis and tuna! I'll definitely recommend them and book again when I return from New York. Thanks guys!

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Daniel Esposito

2 August 2018

Great crew, nice boat, just not a lot of fish

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Ray C

15 May 2018

Quite an experience. Get your money worth it getting a group of six. $750 for half day trip. 20% tip is expected. BYOB. Half day tour, four hours, was good enough for me.

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Jackie Getter

30 April 2018

Bucket list adventure...and well worth waiting 55 years for. Manny and Billy were helpful, informative, fun, and "did the hard work". I would highly recommend this to anyone out for a great time. Caught a lot of big fish and brought home mega memories. Unforgettable experience. More...

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Greg Lamorena

12 March 2018

Manny and Billy were great. They really knew their stuff and made for a fun time. Caught a baracuda and a hammer head shark. 100% recommend.

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Christopher White

6 February 2018

Capt. Manny & deck hand Mike did a great job of putting us on fish. We did not catch any trophies, but pulled in Tuna, Dolphin, Bonito, Barracuda, & Wahoo. It was a great time and I would recommend you try this charter. More...

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29 August 2017

Had an amazing time. Within minutes of casting out we began catching fish and we ended the day taking home about 15 fish if not more. We also caught 4 trophy fish. The crew, billy and captain manny were really cool funny guys as well. Made the experience that much better. I'd recommend them to anybody that is thinking about getting a charter. More...

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Steve White

29 August 2017

Had an excellent time. The crew, Jay and Billy, were exceptional. Withing a little while of casting we were pulling in fish. The crew was very chill and kept us entertained every moment of the trip. We ended the day with plenty of fish and 4 trophy fish, one of them being a 71" sailfish. I would absolutely recommend these guys to anyone looking to charter and boat. More...

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Tyler

29 August 2017

Awesome trip! These guys are the real deal!

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Ben Pincus

29 August 2017

Took our family of 4 out for a morning. Outstanding trip, great fun, great company. Thanks Jay and Billy. See you next time. Ben

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Tammy Brown

29 August 2017

Best part of our vacation!!!!! The kids cannot wait to go back, amazing guys who really gave us a great family memory the day before Christmas. Highly recommended!!

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John Lenich

29 August 2017

Fun crew of true fishermen who take you catching, not fishing.They put us on fish within 15 mintues of leaving the dock & we had three, one for each of us, by the 30 minute mark.By the end of our half day trip, we'd landed over a dozen fish, making the Sea Cross the most catching vessel in the harbor that morning.I would not hesitate to suggest the Sea Cross to anyone, unless they don't enjoy catching fish.Side Note: For those interested, Whiskey Joe's Bar & Grill will cook your catch if you bring them fliets. Delicously prepared, especially the blackened. More...

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Anna Wallace

29 August 2017

My crew was amazing we had Capt. Manny, Billy, and Mike. My son caught 7 fish of which one was a huge barracuda. We will be back in the fall and highly recommend this place. They're patient and amazing with kids. Truly awesome experience!!! More...

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Corey Holmes

29 August 2016

Best charter I've ever taken! When I booked the trip over the phone Captain pretty much guaranteed us both trophy fish. He was right! We both got huge 52" Mahi. And plenty of black fin tuna, wahoo and tons more Mahi. These guys know what there doing! More...

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Alfred Swartz

29 August 2016

Captain I've never had the pleasure of using your services as I'm disabled and home bound. But after reading so many glowing reviews about you and your crew there's little doubt "Last Call" is among your competition that only can wish they could match you.Clear sailing and tight lines to you Captain. People of your caliber are becoming rare everyday. The World needs more like you. More...

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John Zinman

29 August 2016

Captain Ralph, Mike and Peetey are awesome! We were in Miami on a Guy's Weekend and had a blast!!! We caught Sail, Mahi and Tuna! Just a terrific time and a great crew. They really cared about our experience, safety and comfort. I highly highly recommend these guys and their boat!!!- John Zinman, Sharon MA More...

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Steve Johnson

29 August 2016

Thanks for helping us as you provided us such a fabulous fishing tour after long time we felt enjoyable.

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Justin Lake

29 August 2016

We went out with Manny and Mike on the 6 hour trip. Everything on that trip was absolutely perfect. Both Manny and Mike were awesome, super helpful and knowledgeable about the waters. We also had some pretty good luck out there. We caught a bunch of kingfish, a 5 ft barracuda, and a 7.5 foot hammerhead shark! The entire trip was amazing, and we can't thank you guys enough. We are already planning a return trip to Miami and will absolutely be using Captain Jay's Fishing Charters again. More...

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Konstantin Ivanov

29 August 2016

Здорово!За 4 часа с десяток тунцов и барракуда на 52 фунта.

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Carol Clare

29 August 2016

Sea cross fishing is the best as I never had experience of good feeling before its services for fishing.

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James Redmond

29 August 2016

I found your fishing tour services the best because I had enjoyed your charters very much with my family.

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Joyce Bone

29 August 2016

Sea Cross Fishing Miami is first one professional, informative and above all fun to fish with best prices. our work very nice and make sure the customer has a world class experience.

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L Aguilar

29 August 2015

It was an awesome time. Crew made sure we felt comfortable. We caught some big and small fish. Great time!

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JR R

29 August 2015

I booked a fishing charter on the Sea Cross II with Captain Ralph for my husband's birthday. It was a wonderful experience - Captain Ralph took care of everything, from rods to bait to fishing techniques, and even cleaned the fish that was caught for my husband to take home. My husband and his friends had a great day at sea, and Captain Ralph was very thorough in his explanation as to what to expect when they got out of the marina. The guys were catching fish easily (kingfish, mahi, and more), even guys who had never been on a boat before (let alone fish before!). The weather was a bit rough, and Captain Ralph stayed in communication with me in the days leading up to the charter, to let me know what to expect with the waters, and to ease my concerns about safety. The day of the charter, he explained exactly how the waters would be, and gave the guys the option of canceling with no charge if they were not comfortable going out. The guys decided to go, and are glad they did. My husband had a phenomenal birthday, and I cannot thank Captain Ralph enough. Would definitely recommend and book with them again. (One of my husband's friends even booked that day to go out again with Captain Ralph!). Great customer service!! If you want a great day at sea with an experienced crew, this is definitely the charter to book! More...

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Ian Peterson

29 August 2015

Best day ever! Capt. Jay and Mike gave our group an amazing day on the Water. Everyone got a catch & we even got to see some Dolphins! Captain Jay and Mike are true ambassadors of South Miami fishing. More...

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Arthur Sosa

29 August 2015

One of the best deep sea fishing charter to go to (for my group its the only one). Its a very fun environment in general, especially Captain Ralph s lively personality. Capt. Ralph also has a vvvveeeerrrryyyy good deck hand who is very experienced. All in all, if your looking for some of that good Florida fishin definitely go to Sea Cross Charters. More...

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Richard H

29 August 2014

Had 4 kids that I took deep sea fishing and the only thing I wanted was that each kid catch a fish and Captain Ralph delivered. He is great with kids young and older and answered every question from the younger ones. After 10 days of vacation in Miami , I asked the kids what was the best part of the trip and they all said deep sea fishing. We will be back to catch more fish with Captain Ralph. Also he cleans the fish in front of the kids and then we had that fish for dinner , all the kids thought that was very gross and very cool at the same time. More...

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Alexandria Jo

29 August 2014

Great Experience for the novice and the experienced fishermen and fisherwomenHighlights: Affordable enough for students, ease of scheduling, very friendly staff, flexible hours, and most importantly, some darn good fishing. The four of us in graduate school took time off from our busy schedules to head to Miami. We wanted to do more than sit around the beach so we decided to seek out an adventure. We needed something affordable, something that would take up most of the day, and something active and exciting. So we decided on Deep Sea Fishing.Although Sea Cross deep sea fishing had less number of reviews compared to the other deep see fishing companies, all of the reviews they had received were phenomenal. With the best pricing, the flexible hours, and good ratings, we decided to give them a try.Chartering a boat via phone was a breeze and they were very prompt with their response. We were able to book our trip for the next morning in a span of 2-3 hours. Most of us being poor students, we appreciated that they were willing to give us a few more hours for a lower price so we could have the full experience.On our boat we had one friend that had been deep sea fishing a few times. However the rest of us had no idea what was going on. And previously having had a less than stellar experience in Mexico with spearfishing, I was not optimistic about catching any fish. I was mistaken.Within 45 minutes we had our first fish. The captain and the first mate knew exactly where the large body of fish would be by just scanning the skies for birds and the ocean for abnormal movements. Throughout our 6 hour trip, we brought up fish every 30 minutes. The fish ranged from shallow to deep-sea fish (tuna, bonita, snappers, etc.).We cut up two of the tunas that we caught, and mixed it with the avocado, cilantro, onions, sriracha and limes that we had brought on board. Although it was a simple and unpretentious dish, it was probably the best ceviche and sashimi I'd ever had in my life.Our prized catch of the day was the Wahoo. As soon as it was hooked, the captain and the first mate knew that it was going to be a big one. They put our experienced friend to work. The wahoo put up a good fight but he was able to bring it up. My friend was so ecstatic that he decided to get the fish mounted. The fish was measured, photographed, and cleaned for dinner.When we were heading back to shore, we were pleasantly surprised by several last minute catches. At shore, they even made sure that our other friend was given the opportunity to catch another large fish. The captain knew exactly where the fish would be, and directly when to drop the bait. Immediately after the bait was dropped, a large barracuda was hooked. He put on a show, put up a good fight, but was ultimately brought up onto the boat.When we returned to the dock, they let us keep as many fish as we wanted and even cleaned it for us. They taught us know how to clean and cook the fish properly. The rest of the fish was saved so the captain and the first mate could give it to people in need. Overall, the trip was a incredible success and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. Our Miami trip was exponentially more meaningful because of this trip. I highly recommend to anyone and everyone that wants a once in a lifetime experience. Thank you for everything and we hope to return soon. Cheers,Alex, Trent, Ashley, and Chris More...

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mimor sillon

29 August 2014

the best time ever, 10/10

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Andy Kniffin

29 August 2014

Capt Jay's Deep Sea Fishing Charters is well known to me. Firstly the "Spellbound" is one of the only charter boats I know that was built to take more than 6 passengers (no other charter boats in the Haulover, Florida fleet can do this). The boat is amazing from it's stability to its comfort. Secondly the captain and crew are the best fishermen I have ever met ...and growing up here in South Florida - that's a big statement. As a local yacht broker, I often send my clients who want to go fishing to Capt Jay and they always come back with exciting reports...from the great time they had and the level of service, to the amount of fish they caught to the desirability of the "Spellbound". These guys are the go-to guys in the South Florida charter fishing world! More...

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Jackie Long

29 August 2013

WOW!! I can't even begin to explain about how wonderful of an experience we had on the Spellbound with Captain Jay and his mate, Mike. First of all, the boat was spectacular! It was so clean and spacious and comfortable, even with a large group of friends. Next, Captain Jay and Mike not only had extensive knowledge of the water and sea life, but they had every single top of the line piece of equipment to get the most out of the day. This boat had EVERYTHING! We went with a party of 8 of us, and we went through the whole group twice and everyone had a fish on and got a catch! It was non-stop excitement and they took great care of us. This truly was the experience of a lifetime. To cap off the day, I caught a huge sailfish that is now proudly mounted on my living room wall and I could never have brought it in without Jay and Mike. We had so much fun that we've been back out on the water with the Spellbound team twice more and can't wait to plan our next trip! More...

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CVT Williams

29 August 2013

I'm a trucker and I had a layover in Miami, the load wasn't ready so I desired to go do some fishing. I got to the dock at the marina noticed that one boat stood out above the rest with the quantity and quality of the fish caught compared to other boats. I came up to get a closer look the catch and was greeted by the captain "Ralph". Ralph was very kind and knowledgeable about fishing. He and his crew did a superior job of getting me out on the water and catching some awesome fish including a very nice wahoo all the while working around my schedule. I know that I came aboard his boat a customer and left as a friend and already making plans for a return trip. I would recommend this charter to anyone who is looking to get out on the water and do some " catching " instead of just fishing! More...