Focused and dedicated, Captain Joe Mercurio is just the kind of Captain that you would want to lead you on a fishing expedition in Key West, Florida.
is quite popular in the area, as he
is from a family where his
father was a charter Captain before him.
The Mercurio family has over 40 years of experience fishing in the local waters of Key West.
always knew that he
would want to grow up to be a fishing Captain, just like his
father's memory proudly as he
walks in his
footsteps, delivering successful and fun fishing charters on a daily basis.
's father passed away when Joe
was just a young boy, but Joe was able to work with some of the best charter Captains in Key West to learn all the things that have made him a success today.
While all the Captains Joe learned from were different, this allowed him to take something new from each one and to tie his own style and beliefs into the training to create a unique blend of fishing that is all his own.
Captain Joe has had jobs working in the fish industry forever.
As a younger boy, he
filleted fish and washed boats.
made it to first mate and then eventually became a commercial fisherman.
Fish of all kinds and lobsters were on the menu until he gave up commercial fishing in 1976 to finally become a Key West charter boat Captain.
Fishing with Captain Joe means you have to worry about very little before your trip.
All licenses and equipment are included in your price.