Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Salty Paradise Charters

Where does Salty Paradise Charters fish?

We fish the Cudjoe Key area, including Cudjoe Bay.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Mahi Mahi, Black Grouper, Red Grouper, Grunt, Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper

Where in Cudjoe Key to we meet our guests?

We meet at Keys Island Villa VO 354 ( 701 Spanish Main Dr Unit 354, Cudjoe Key, FL 33042, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.