Tim and Desiree’ Bedell – CookwareKing CEO

“GO with Capt. JOE” Petrucco that is!

If you want adventure and a GREAT fishing experience… then look no further! Captain Petrucco is very well respected and known for chartering the waters in the beautiful Keys. Capt. Joe went above and beyond in making sure our trip was indeed a great one. My husband and I, along with our close friend had a such a blast…( WOOHOO! or should I say WAHOO! and lots of fish!:)We still talk about it to this day! After relating our great experience and pictures with our family/friends, they too want to charter and go with Capt. Joe Petrucco. We thank you for a great memory!

Mike Dehner Army Officer

My wife and I fished with Joe again this year. Last year, he got us on tuna during a very difficult wind. This year (01MAY), Joe and John took Amy and I after grouper. The bite was slow due to a lack of current. it would have been very easy for Joe to just sit on a spot and tell us that the fish were not really biting, or they would turn on any minute. This would have increased his profit margin by not burning gas. This would not be reflective of Joe Petrucco’s character. If we were not hooking up on fish, he would move and try something different. His efforts were relentless. After catching some grouper, Joe and John ran us out to catch a couple amberjack. Amy and I both caught our AJs within minutes of arrival. He could have finished on that high note, but wanted to try one more spot. My bait had barely hit bottom when Amy and John spotted a sailfish. John pitched a live ballyhoo to it and hooked up. He handed Amy the rod and she had the experience of a lifetime. In a matter of minutes, Joe had Amy on fish she had never seen, let alone caught prior to this trip. I greatly look forward to the next trip with Joe. He is a big effort guy, great sense of humor, and most importantly, a man of character.

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The primary concern should be safety. I spent most of my childhood fishing 2 or 3 days a week on different charter boats all over the country with my father. We went on some good ones and unfortunately, some bad ones too. My dad always said that the Captain owed us a safe trip out and back to the dock and... read more

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