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A Pirate for Hire

Pirate For Hire Charters Offers Fishing in the Fabulous Florida Keys, Backcountry, Flats, and, the Everglades National Park for Tarpon, Snook, Trout, Redfish, Bonefish, Permit, Shark, Mackerel and Many More.   Also Sunset Tours, Ecotours, Night Fishing, Evening Tarpon and Shark Trips all with Captain Ron Brack We are a family owned and operated Charter Service . We can provide you with the highest quality fishing trip available in the Florida Keys. We honestly love fishing and aim to please. If You have never known the thrill of charter fishing, or if you just can't get enough of it, then the Keys are the place to go.  Pirate for Hire Charters we cater to Sportsmen & Familes alike!

A Pirate for Hire

Captain Captain Ron Brack

Captain Captain Ron Brack Captain Ron, a third generation professional fisherman, was licensed in 1982.  After he had already been fishing his entire life and serving as a deckhand on a professional basis for over six years.  He has captained boats ranging in size from sixteen foot to sixty five foot.  He has fished in waters abroad from North Carolina to the Bahamas and several areas in the Gulf of Mexico.  However, South Florida’s Gem, (Islamorada!) has always been home and holds his heart as well as his favorite fishing spots.  Captain Ron’s experience at sea, itself, reads like a novel of both accomplishments and adventure.  He has commercial fishing experience in many aspects of the job but, his love is taking folks out for that lifetime fishing trip and seeing their smiling faces.  Come Experience the beauty of Florida Bay, the edge of the Everglades, enjoy its Natural Beauty, abundant wildlife and spectacular Views as well as a bird watchers paradise, with a true Florida Native.



2201 Mako

2201 Mako

22-foot Center Console. Built in 2010. (View engines)

2201 Mako Bay Boat, with 200 Mercury Optimax.

18 foot Mako Skiff

18 foot Mako Skiff

18-foot. Built in 1992. (View engines)

18 foot Mako skiff, 150 Mercury Optimax



Home Port
81576 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, Florida 33036

Located at World Wide Sportsman Bayside Marina, Mile Marker 81.5



we catch live bait prior to the client arriving to the dock. we also use artificial depending on what the conditions require. We us light tackle spinning tackle and Fly Fishing.


Boats: 18 foot Mako Backcountry Skiff and a new 22 foot 2201 Mako Bay Boat. Rates: Skiff Bay Boat Full Day $600.00 $600.00 Half Day $450.00 $450.00 3 Hour Shark/Tarpon Trip $450.00 $450.00 Rates above are for 2 anglers; please add $50 each for a 3rd or 4th person. Rates subject to change without notice.

Party Size

Our 22 Mako Bay Boat can accommodate a party of four. Our 18 Mako Skiff can accommodate a party of three. All are Welcome from Professional Angler to First Time Fisherman. Children are welcome.


We are Fully Insured to operater a charter boat and Captain Ron has been a Licensed Captain Since 1982.