Al Polofsky(19’)

  • I offer full day (8 hour), half day (4 hour), or evening tarpon (4 hour) trips.
  • Most trips are based on 2 persons, though some boats can take up to 3 or 4 persons.
  • Please check individual guide boat pages for pricing, and please remember some boats may charge more that are larger and/or take more people.


  • GuideAl Polofsky
  • Guide SpecialtySight Fishing
  • Boat TypeSkiff
  • SeatsBench Seats
  • Max Anglers2
  • Boat Make/ModelHells Bay
  • Boat Length19 FT
  • Motor115 HP
  • Other Fishing StylesAll fishing styles



Full day (2 people) – $700.00 Half day (2 people) – $450.00

Born and raised in southern Florida, Captain Al Polofsky developed a life-long passion for fishing at a very early age. Over the years, Al established himself as an expert fly fisherman.

In 1976, Al moved to the Florida Keys to share his passion and expertise with anglers seeking a superior and exciting salt water fishing adventure.

He works with all ages and skill levels, taking particular delight in that indescribable moment of a new angler’s first catch! Al specializes in sightfishing for bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook and redfish in the Florida Keys and Everglades National Park.

Of course, Al will accommodate whatever experience you desire, including mackerel, trout and snapper fishing. He operates his flats guiding business with a beautiful, 18′ Hell’s Bay Marquesa and the finest fly and spin casting equipment. He is an avid and creative fly tier.

Whether a beginner or more accomplished, you will appreciate Al’s devotion to and enthusiasm for providing patient, insightful instruction for greatest success. His best joy comes from teaching and seeing his customers catch fish. You will also appreciate his professionalism and fun, friendly attitude, as well as his extensive knowledge of the local marine ecosystem.

With an impressive number of repeat customers, Capt. Al has earned a reputation for being one of the premiere guides in the Keys. He has had the distinct honor of serving as President George H. W. Bush’s bonefishing guide over the past 10 years. In the words of the former President, catching a 13 lb. bonefish with Capt.

Al was as thrilling as skydiving on my 75th birthday. Al assures that you can expect the highest level of service and expertise, and a great day of fishing!

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