Craig Crouthamel

Meet Captain Craig Crouthamel

Meet Captain Craig Crouthamel and Fun In The Sun Charters (of Marathon)

If you're looking for a joyful and adventurous fishing experience in Marathon, Florida, then Captain Craig Crouthamel and his Fun In The Sun Charters are the perfect fit for you. Captain Craig owns and operates the fishing charter company Fun In The Sun Charters (of Marathon). 

Captain Craig is a true local legend in the fishing world of Marathon, FL. With a lifetime of experience fishing these waters, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every trip. Having spent over 40 years honing his craft, Captain Craig is not only an expert angler but also a passionate teacher. He takes great pleasure in sharing his vast knowledge with guests, making sure everyone on board has an unforgettable experience. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner eager to learn, Captain Craig warmly welcomes anglers of all skill levels to join him on his fishing charters. With his patient guidance and infectious enthusiasm, you're guaranteed to have an incredible time on the water and leave with a newfound appreciation for the art of fishing.

Captain Craig is also a versatile angler who offers a wide range of fishing techniques and experiences aboard his 25ft Catamaran boat. Whether you're looking for offshore or inshore sportfishing, Captain Craig has you covered. He navigates the back bay, explores the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Waters and more, ensuring that you have the opportunity to hook into a variety of fish species. But his services go beyond fishing alone. Captain Craig also provides family reef and sandbar cruises, allowing you to relax, enjoy the scenery, and explore the underwater wonders. Additionally, he offers real estate tours, including canal cruises, in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. With Captain Craig's expertise and diverse range of offerings, you're guaranteed an unforgettable experience filled with fishing thrills, leisurely cruises, and opportunities to discover the beauty of the local area.

Boat details

The 25' Pro Kat (Catamaran), originally built in 2001 but recently restored in 2022, is a reliable and well-maintained vessel. Powered by two 115HP Yamaha engines, it offers a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots, ensuring swift and efficient travel on the water. With a spacious design, the boat comfortably accommodates up to six guests, providing ample room for everyone to enjoy their fishing charter experience in comfort and style.

Fun In The Sun Charters (located in Marathon) ensures an incredible aquatic experience that will entice everyone to return or never depart, as it promises an unforgettable day under the sun.

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Fun In The Sun Charters LLC Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

29 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

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

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Insect Repellant
Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

Rods, reels & tackle



Fishing License

Live Bait

First Mate

Catch cleaning and filleting

What to bring:


Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses)

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip. 


Pro Kat (Catamaran)

boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

boat Guest Capacity: 6

boat Length: 25

Manufacturer Name: Pro Kat

Model Year: 2001

Number of Engines: 2

Horsepower per Engine: 115

Maximum Cruising Speed: 36

boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, VHF Radio, Ice-Box, First Mate, Livewell / Live Bait Tank, Outriggers, Tuna Tubes