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Not just a fishing charter

Bank And Bight Backcountry Charters invites you for some backcountry fishing in the sportfishing capital of the world! Join Captain Jon-Paul Haydocy in Islamorada, Florida. Come aboard his fishing machine made for the area. You will explore the flats, creeks, bridges, and mangrove islands with captain Jon-Paul, who is a former Park Ranger and current biologist. Not just a fishing charter, you will learn about the ecosystem and fishery while having a chance at a catch of a lifetime.


The Fleet

You will fish from a new 2022 Xplor X13 flats boat that can accommodate 2 guests. It is powered by a 115 HP mercury engine, uses all the modern GPS, fishfinder, and radio technology to move you safely and quickly on the water, and is equipped with a livewell. Also, you will have an ice-box so you can store your fish and drinks.


Our Fishing Destinations

Come join us and explore the crystal clear waters of the Florida keys to the stained waters deep in Everglades national park!

Islamorada, Florida

Tavernier, Florida

Everglades National Park

Our Professional Crew


Captain Jon-Paul Haydocy

Capt. Jon-Paul has been fishing the Florida keys since he was 3 years old. His passion for the water and the resource is evident by his excitement onboard. 


When not Fishing with clients you can still find Capt. Jon-Paul on the water with his first mate and wife Emma.

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