Richard Rodriguez

Meet Captain Richard Rodriguez

Meet Captain Richard Rodriguez and Sea Horse Deep Sea Fishing

Meet Captain Richard Rodriguez, the expert angler and the driving force behind Sea Horse Deep Sea Fishing. With over two decades of fishing experience, Captain Richard has dedicated his life to mastering the art of angling. Growing up in the fishing-rich waters of Islamorada, he developed a profound passion for big-game fishing and has become a respected and skilled captain in the area. Known for his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm, Captain Richard ensures that every trip is an unforgettable adventure, filled with excitement and learning.

Captain Richard excels in a variety of fishing techniques, from light tackle to deep-sea fishing, catering to both seasoned anglers and beginners. His commitment to sharing his expertise and passion for fishing has earned him a loyal clientele, with many guests returning year after year. What truly sets Captain Richard apart is his ability to create a welcoming and educational environment, especially for families and children, transforming each fishing trip into a memorable experience. He not only aims to help guests catch fish but also to instill in them a love for the sport and an appreciation for the ocean.

The Sea Horse, Captain Richard's vessel, is a 43-foot sportfishing boat built by Viking in 1990 and meticulously restored in 2021 to ensure top-notch performance and comfort. Designed for sportfishing, the Sea Horse can accommodate up to six guests and is powered by two 525HP Caterpillar engines, enabling a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots. The boat is fully equipped with all the necessary amenities for a successful fishing trip, including outriggers, a fighting chair, a bait tank, a shower, a toilet, and a kitchen. Additional features like a flybridge, air conditioning, a refrigerator, GPS, VHF radio, and a fish finder enhance the overall experience, making the Sea Horse the perfect vessel for both thrilling deep-sea fishing excursions and leisurely days on the water.

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Expertise & Attributes

22 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Technical Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows


Launched in November of 2021

SEA HORSE II is a 43 foot Viking Sport Fishing Air conditioned Yacht that has been customized and equipped with the latest state-of-the-art electronics for your safety and enjoyment while fishing in the Florida Keys. The SEA HORSE II features brand new Caterpillar motors, "No Diesle Smoke", and has a clean, private bathroom with a fresh water sinks, refrigerator, Microwave and plenty of seating!


Rods, reels & tackle

Live Bait

Catch cleaning & filleting

Fishing License


Snacks and Drinks

Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

Sunscreen, Sunglasses and Hats


Sea Horse

boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

boat Guest Capacity: 6

boat Length: 43

Manufacturer Name: Viking

Model Year: 1990

Number of Engines: 2

Horsepower per Engine: 500

Maximum Cruising Speed: 33

boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, VHF Radio, Fighting Chair, Flybridge, Toilet, Shower, Kitchen, Air Condition, Refrigerator, First Mate, Livewell / Live Bait Tank, Outriggers

Sea Horse Deep Sea Fishing

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Experience the exhilaration of an angling adventure with Sea Horse Deep Sea Fishing, your top choice for exceptional fishing excursions in Islamorada, FL. Under the expert guidance of Captain Richard Rodriguez, Sea Horse Deep Sea Fishing caters to anglers of all skill levels, offering the chance to catch trophy fish while enjoying the stunning scenery of Islamorada's pristine waters. With a dedication to customer satisfaction and a deep passion for fishing, Sea Horse Deep Sea Fishing guarantees an unforgettable day on the water, filled with excitement, camaraderie, and lasting memories.

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