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Viking 47 Covertible Sport Fishing Boat "In XS"

We saw a need for a high end Deep Sea fishing boat in Key West. So We added a Viking Convertible Sport fishing boat to our Key West Dream Catcher Charters fleet in 2019. We would like to introduce the "IN XS". Welcome to In XS deep sea Fishing Key West.

Our 47' Viking is powered by twin 680 Hp MAN deisel engines. She has two staterooms and two bathrooms. A fully air conditoned salon with a full kitchen and ample seating with comforts of home for each and every client that goes fishing on her. On the business end she is fully equiped with a large deluxe fighting chair in the cockpit that offers plenty of room to land any size fish.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

July 2019
Fishing Report Forecast

A great time for reef and backcountry fishing. Tarpon fishing is slowing down but we are still seeing them.

Backcountry and Flats are great with bonefish and permit.

Reef fishing Grouper season is open till December 31. Yellowtail and mutton snapper fishing is awesome. Add Mangrove snapper for a complete box.

Deep sea fishing Smaller mahi mahi on the trolling trips with sailfish and wahoo. A great time of the year for deep sea fishing.

To Learn More Check Out

Key West Fishing Report

Florida Keys Fishing Report

Key West Blog


 

 

Welcome To The Big Leagues

cockpit, 47 ft viking, sport fishing boat, deep sea fishing, fighting chair, fly bridgeWe are totally stoked to enter this market after popular demand and have the ability to do it right. The "In XS" is a pure thouroughbred Viking 47 tournament proven sport fishing boat made for deep sea fishing enthusiasts. We are holding nothing back from this boat being all that she can be for all of our clients that demand the best of whats available in sport fishing.

The "In XS" started her carreer off in the late 90s as a winning tournament sport fishing boat in North Florida she was then called the "DataMan". After a major refit and update of new engines and mechanicals she went into recreational service as the "Miss Adele" where she was used very lightly. When she was put up for sale in 2019 we secured her realizing her potential as a very nice Key West deep sea charter boat and put her through a mild refit of boat systems, safety and function making her one of the nicest, one of the fastest hopefully super fishy and very comfortable deep sea fishing boats in Key West.

Our goal was to provide anglers with the best boat we could find to fit the market here in Key West. Attention to detail in every way making the "In XS a boat folks wanted a chance to fish on.

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We started with an extensive update to all her pumps, bells and whistels below decks to ensure her sea worthyness with all new hoses clamps and anything replaced that looked used. Above decks she was re outfitted with all new safety gear including EPIRB, fire extinguishers, commercial grade life jackets and updated flares. Garmin electronics are on the way for a complete refit of dual GPS, Auto pilot, Radar, 3000 watt Bottom machine and camera systems. Inside the salon she has all updated air conditioning systems keeping her cool and cozy with a full refridgerator, ice maker and stereo. On the floor we even got rid of the shag carpet and installed a high teck flooring called Aquateck with sound deadening making the salon quiet as possible while running and fishing keeping mechanical noises to a minumum.

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Fishing Gear Compliment

Penn international, fishing reel, fishing, deep sea fishingOutfitting her with fishing gear was a blast. we outfitted the "In XS" in true Dream Catcher Charters fashion. She has a full compliment of Penn International fishing reels for trolling. 4 sets of 16s for sport trolling for dolphin, tuna, sailfish and kingfish. She also has 4 sets of 30 wides for heavy lifting for wahoo and marlin and a pair of 50 wides just in case for our tournament folks that need that extra assurance. Our reels are always loaded with new line and straped to matching Daiwa Saltiga rods. Always tournament rigged and ready we provide names like Ilander, Fathom Offshore and Black Barts for trolling lures.

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For spinning reels we use the Daiwa Saltist and BGs for jigging reels and casting rods for working up schoolie dolphin and yellowtail snappers on the reef are Daiwa Proteus. We also have Daiwa Saltiga 40 bottom fishing reels matched with Saltiga Rods for stops on the reef and wrecks to work up some tasty filets of grouper and snapper. Then there is our deep drop rod selection of the DAIWA Saltiga bent but rod with a Seaborg 1200 12 volt electric reel for the deep stuff to hit golden tile fish, Blue line tiles, Black bellied rose fish and snowey grouper. To top it all off we have a Tanecom Bull 3000 for our sword fishing enthusiast to try thier luck in the really deep waters for a tasty sword fish.

 

lady angler, fighting chair, cockpit, 47 VikingOur standard of fishing gear is not matched by anyone in the industry. We feel that if you are paying the big bucks to go fishing with us you deserve the best of the best in tools to fish with.

So far she has continued to be a fish raising machine with a blue marlin raised on each of her first two charters, our first blue marlin came in so close slashing at baits we thought he was going to hit us. She has done her job catching dozens of dolphin and mahi mahi with a few barracudas, bonitos and black fin tunas so far.

Speed Catches Fish!

Vikings are notorious for fast cruising speeds and high top ends. The "In XS" rolls out at a top speed of 33 Knots or 37.5 Mph and has a crusing speed of 24 knots or 27.6 Mph. From her dock at Oceans Edge Marina she is just 15 minutes from the drop off on the reef line South of Key West. Getting to the fishing quickly means more time fishing or longer ranges to get to the fish available for our guests.

"In XS" Fishing Charters

The "In XS" will be offered in 4, 6, and 8 hour deep sea fishing charters for up to 6 persons. She will include all the gear you can use for a day of fishing, bait, licenses and instruction and encouragement if needed.

Our guests will need to provide whatever they would like to drink or eat besides fresh water. We have a refridgerator to keep sandwiches cool.

Our days usually start off around 7:30 am or adjusted to fit the bite on 4 or 6 hour trips. With our speed we are able to get on it quickly and not waste a bunch of time running.

Mid Summer days (Mid June, July, August and September) we reccomend at least a 6 hour day and 8 hour trips are best to get our guests into the Mahi Mahi / dolphin / marlin bite.

Fall, Winter and Spring time (October - June) our express 4 hour trip will be a perfect way to get your rod bent several times and still be back for lunch or dinner. 6 hour trips are always reccomended here and 8 hour trips really allow us as your crew to get on the fish really well.

Please see our Fishing Species Calendar for more details and info on when to go fishing and for what..

Also.. Refer to our Key West fishing report for more details on the week to week.

Rates For Fishing On Board The "In XS"

 
Full Day 8 Hours 3/4 Day 6 Hours 1/2 Day 4 Hours
$ 1600.00 $ 1200.00 $ 950.00
To book a trip on our 47' Viking "In XS"
Please Call 1-305-292-7212
We realize our 47 Ft Viking "In XS" price is suited to the boat, crew and its amenities, this may not fit everyones budget. Please call us anyway, we have colleagues that are very good at deep sea fishing that may be able to accommodate you at a lower rate.

Oceans Edge Marina

Key West deep sea fishing is best at Oceans Edge Marina. The nicest deep sea fishing boats are found at this resort and marina dock. Just 8 minutes from anything in Key West. Oceans Edge Resort and Marina is part of the New Stock Island Key West. Beutiful rooms, 6 swimming pools, a restaurant that serves breakfast lunch and dinner.

Guests on board the "In XS" are welcome to use the resort facilities for the day you fish with us. Enjoy one of the pools, have a cocktail or dinner after your trip. A nice little perk for fishing with us at Dream Catcher Charters on board the "In XS".


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