Fish with the Florida Keys’ Best!
Meet your Captain & Crew
on a Marathon Fishing Charter
aboard the Half Full
TRUST YOUR SPORTFISHING GETAWAY WITH OUR LOCAL KNOWLEDGE
Our Captain and Crew have over 30 years of experience on the water in the fabulous Florida Keys.
Combine our experience in the Florida Keys with the luxurious appointments aboard the Half Full for an absolutely unforgettable escape to the tropics.
Your Sportsfishing Team in the Florida Keys
Meet our Captain & Crew
Captain James Simcic
The Half Full is operated by Captain James Simcic.
Captain James is a lifelong conch, being born and raised in the Florida Keys, and was brought up on commercial and recreational fishing boats since the time he could walk.
As the owner of Spearcrazy, Captain James refined his skills in both
Captain James specializes in putting his discerning anglers on the fish in ultimate luxury aboard the Half Full.
Whether you are looking to hunt grouper and snapper on the reefs off the Florida Keys, or in need of a multi-day escape to an exotic location, Captain James and the Half Full have the experience and expertise to make your luxury Marathon Florida Fishing Charter adventure a reality.
The Half Full is crewed by experienced first mate Dan.
Dan is originally from Ocean City, Maryland, where he worked as a mate for world-class northeast fishing charter services that targeted heavy tackle offshore in search for Marlin and Tuna on Canyon fishing trips.
Dan is also a Marine Corps Veteran, as well as an experienced Firefighter/EMT.
Having Dan aboard your charter not only means world-class experience to help you land your special catch!
He also provides peace of mind for our discerning anglers with his experience as an EMT.
Book your charter today and experience a world-class fishing adventure with our seasoned sportfishing crew!
Years on the Water
Days per year on the Ocean
Happy Anglers since 2005
Fish Species Targeted
What sets our team apart from other Marathon Charter Fishing Services
Learn why you should trust the team aboard the Half Full for all of your luxury fishing adventures in the Florida Keys and beyond!
Whether you’re searching for the one fish that eludes you or just ready to have a great time on the water, our team knows how to put you on the fish for an unforgettable luxury fishing experience.
Looking for deep drops off of Flloyd’s Wall? No Problem! Want to catch your share of Mahi Mahi? No problem! Looking for someone to get in the water with you for some spearfishing? No problem! Our team does it all!
Our team lives, eats, and breathes the ocean and is passionate about introducing the wonders of a pelagic lifestyle to people from all walks of life. Step aboard the Half Full and find out how we make your dreams a reality on the water!
Have a look at our Captain in action in the water!
OUR TRUSTED MARATHON
FISHING CHARTER GEAR
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