Private charters and big "head" boats (so named because they charge "by the head") are great for anglers who don't have their own vessel.

Sailors Choice. Fishing excursions depart twice daily (half-day trips are cash only), but the company also does private charters. The 65-foot boat leaves from the Holiday Inn docks. Rods, bait, and license are included. Holiday Inn Resort & Marina, MM 100 OS, 99701 Overseas Hwy., Key Largo, Florida, 33037. 305/451–1802; 305/451–0041; From $40.

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