Boneafide Fishing Charters

Capt. Zach Stells

I have been guiding fishing trips for the last 17 years from Florida to Alaska and in-between. My passion started at a young age where I grew up fishing with my Dad and Grandfather throughout Georgia and North Carolina.

My passion and dedication for guiding has allowed me to live a life that I’m truly blessed to have. Meeting people from all walks of life and being able to share an experience with them is something I never take for granted and I take pride in.

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Throughout this journey, I am fortunate to have met some wonderful people that return every year to fish with me. We start as strangers and by the end of the day on the water it’s like we’ve known each other for a lifetime, these are the types of friendships that are born on the water sharing the boat for a day…..those relationships are responsible for me progressing and loving what I do every day.  Die-hard fly fisherman or families, I love it all the same. I absolutely love taking kids fishing! Educating while having fun is not only part of what I do but it’s a way for me to give back to nature to help preserve our precious resources for the next generation!

I have guided anglers in the majority of the biggest inshore fly fishing tournaments the Keys has to offer as well as offshore tournaments. My goal when I started this career path was to excel in all area’s being Inshore or Offshore and throughout the past decade I have become proficient in what it takes to be a successful charter captain in the Keys, from sight fishing Tarpon and Permit to chasing Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and Sailfish, as well as deep dropping for exotics. I take pride in my work ethic and do what it takes every trip to create a smile, going the extra mile is what separates an “okay” captain and a “great” captain. Whether is running further offshore or poling in 20knt winds I hold nothing back. 

If you are looking to have a fun-filled, fish catching time, give me a call, email or even just book right here online. Let’s go get your dream catch today!


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