Booking Rates & Trip Information

Learn more about the Hot Water Fishing experience and how Captain Justin can get you on the water!

Back-Country Charter Fishing Rates

As with any outings, there are preset rates and predetermined amounts of time for any Hot Water Fishing trip.

1/2 Day (4 Hours) - $500.00

3/4 Day (6 Hours) - $600.00

Full Day (8 Hours) - $700.00

Tarpon (Bridge - 4.5 Hours) - $500.00

Gas & Bait Included!

Fishing License Included!

Departure & Return times are not static and will usually be determined the night before. Tides & weather play a very large role in the success & comfort of your Hot Water Fishing trip!
* Disclaimer: If for one reason or another Captain Justin is unavailable, he will personally recommend a fellow, experienced guide that is fit to perform and fulfill any charter request.

Years on the Water

Happy Anglers

Targeted Species

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What to Expect on your Trip

1/2 Day Charters

Best suited for Summer/Evening trips. In the heat of Summer, early morning or late afternoon trips are more comfortable, for the fish as well as anglers!

3/4 Day Charters

When a “1/2 Day” just isn’t long enough! Perfect for hunting around the flats with a little more leisure.

Full Day

Recommended for “Tarpon Season”, (March – June). Full day trips are designed to maximize the fishing experience in the Florida Keys.

Tarpon Trips

Fishing live bait at the large channels & bridges along the keys offers a high hook-up ratio to anglers of all levels. Availability is generally limited while these trips are an option.

Custom Trips

Looking to stalk a specific species across the Flats & Back-country of the Florida Keys? Hot Water Fishing is thrilled to be your guide for any custom excursion.

What our anglers are saying!

Justin is a great Captain and Ex-Navy, you’re in great hands all round as far as safety and guidance for fishing !!! I’d thoroughly recommend his service to any visitors and locals. Top Notch
Tony Smith

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Capt. Justin Bachert is the man. He works his butt off on the square end, so you stay tight on the pointy end. He has an eagle’s eye from that platform, and knows what the fish want. Make sure you have your game on point, because Justin is on top of his! HE WILL PUT YOU ON THE FISH!!!
Bryce Etter

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Most patient guide there is. If there’s a fish out there, he’ll find it. Highly recommend this dude for anyone trying to do any kind of keys fishing!
Madi Tisch

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Ready for some fun on the Flats?

Trust Captain Justin Bachert of Hot Water Fishing for all of your Lower-Keys Back-Country Fishing Adventures!