Captain Taylor Williams
Capt. Taylor Williams literally grew up in the charter fishing industry. His dad was the owner of the charter fishing boat Miss Kasey. Taylor started out washing his dad’s boat everyday after school as a young boy. From there he became the 1st mate on weekends and holidays. Taylor got his Captain’s license at 18 years old and has never looked back. He has been fishing professionally in Key West for the past 16 years and has spent three years commercial fishing for Snapper, Grouper, and King Mackerel. His years of experience and knowledge are second to none. Captain Taylor puts everything he has into every single charter. He knows where the fish are and how to catch them. Captain Taylor is also extremely laid back and patient, and he invites everyone from beginners to experts to join him for a day on the water.
Capt. Cory Shepardson is like fishing with a friend. He will have you laughing and enjoying yourself from the moment you step on his boat. Captain Cory has been fishing the surrounding waters of Key West for over 15 years, knowing exactly where to go for all kinds of excursions and all varieties of fish species. He has a strong and dedicated clientele that have discovered the perks of fishing in Key West with such an experienced and friendly charter captain. Captain Cory is known as one of the best TARPON captains in Key West. He literally catches hundreds of Tarpon every year for his customers. After a day on the water with Captain Cory you will want to come back year after year to fish with him.
Capt. Kevin Coyle has been fishing professionally for the past 20 years. Kevin is the Offshore specialist. He has incredible eye sight that allows him to see birds and fish that no one else on the boat can see. From monster Mahi Mahi to Blue Marlin Capt. Kevin has caught them all. As well as Offshore Capt. Kevin has become an excellent inshore Tarpon guide. Kevin has a knack to capture some of the biggest Tarpon caught year after year. Fish with Capt. Kevin and experience a day you won’t soon forget.
Before becoming a full time charter captain, Damon Santelli was a commercial fisherman in Key West for 10 years. Making a living catching fish with rod and reel has given Damon experience which cannot be matched. Catching Snapper and Grouper in the summer and spring and then putting 1250 lbs of king fish in the boat almost every day throughout the winter months. Giving up a full time office position to pursue his passion of a life on the water has proven to be a great decision 15 years ago. Damon has great patience and a calm demeanor to help guide you to a great fishing trip for your family and friends. With many commercial fishing records such as 1232 lbs of yellow tail snapper caught in one day, Damon’s experience cannot be matched. Please come join Fish Key West Florida and Damon for a fishing trip of a lifetime.
Capt. Chris is a 4th generation native of key West, yes born and raised here in key West. Chris has been on the waters of Key West all his life. He started commercial fishing stone crab when he was 12 years old. Chris had 50 stone crab traps that he used to pull by hand every few days after school. From there he spent many weekends commercial fishing with his friend Alex. Together they caught and sold lots of Snapper, Grouper, and King Mackerel. After high school Chris got his Captains license at 19 years old and started his light tackle charter business in 2000. Capt. Chris has been featured on ESPN, magazine articles, won numerous fishing tournaments in Key West. He is the only guide to ever win the Key West Shell Classic back to back 2005 /2006. Captain Chris has a long list of repeat clients that fish with him every year.
Capt. Sean Williams Capt. Sean is young, aggressive, with a fish anywhere attitude. At 24 years old Sean runs the Coolcast which is the largest boat in the Fish Key West Florida fleet. Capt. Sean is another native conch who grew up on the waters of Key West. You would have a difficult time finding anyone with more experience and more time spent on the water at his age. Capt. Sean fishes over 300 trips a year and loves every minute of it. He specializes in live baiting offshore, as well as meat fishing. Sean is a master at anchoring the deep water wrecks and catching Mutton Snapper and Grouper. If you are looking for a fun-filled action pack day on the water Capt. Sean is your guy.