Come fishing with Captain Ron

Captain Ron LeDuc owner and operator of Blue Eyed Trader fishing charters in Key West, Florida has 35 years of sportfishing under his belt. He fished off of the Jersey Shore with his father and brothers as a kid and has been fishing Key West and the Florida Keys since 1980 with his wife of 30 years, Nina, and his children. Family fun fishing is where it all began. Fishing with Ron will be the highlight of your trip to Key West.

    Fly Fishing, Offshore, Reefs & Wrecks

*Ron’s experience includes fly fishing the flats up the Gulf of Mexico side and down the Atlantic side of the Florida Keys and Key West for bonefish, permit and tarpon. Captain Ron has fished offshore all along the Florida Keys and Key West for just about every species including Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sharks and BlackfinTuna, that pass through and reside along this beautiful Florida Keys coastline. He has fished the reefs and wrecks off of Key West and produced huge Goliath Grouper and Amberjacks, the more wary Mutton Snapper and African Pompano, elusive Permit and many other species.

Aboard the Blue Eyed Trader

The Blue Eyed Trader is a solid custom built Henriques 28ft Express, an offshore angler equipped for the demanding fishing of the Florida Keys. She’s smooth and sturdy while at sea.

The Trader isn’t an open, center console boat without shade or protection. Her interior accommodations include cushioned bench seats in the shelter of the salon. You can rest out of the sun and wind in comfort. There is a fully enclosed private head with a sink, ample cooler space for snacks and beverages.

Latest News

Busy fishing and some great dinner!

Busy fishing and some great dinner!

Chris and Kristin braved the day and caught some great fish. Gag Grouper, a few Mutton Snapper, Red Grouper, assorted Snapper and Grunt. Busy fishing and some great dinner! Thanks for the day.

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Birthday boy and family fishing

Birthday boy and family fishing

Birthday boy and family fishing. Grouper is open and Mahi Mahi are here picked up a little Blackfin Tuna on the troll. Got some nice yellowtail in the reef. All around great catch. We just love fishing. Great day with this family. [gallery...

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Half Day $8003/4 Day $900Full Day $1100

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We do not take deposits for our trips. There will also be a 3% service charge to pay with credit card.