Monthly Archives: January 2011


Solid Winter Fishing

By |2011-01-24T02:19:06+00:00January 24th, 2011|Fishing Reports|

Solid winter fishing continues in Key West with a mix of Sailfish, most caught off the kite, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel and Mutton Snapper. Some very large Kings are in the area-on a trip to the west our Kings averaged 35lbs, and a 67lber was caught during last weekends tournament. Yesterday we caught a triple

Atlantic Sailfish on Fly

By |2011-01-11T15:57:23+00:00January 11th, 2011|Fishing Stories|

It’s late morning offshore of Contoy Island. The radio chatter is desultory, not much happening anywhere. With a high sun and a down sea troll it’s a perfect condition for sighting only there’s nothing to see, .idle thoughts but watchful eyes. The drone of the engines.. Wait! “There he is, lazy fish on the left

Fishing for Black Marlin

By |2011-01-11T15:56:35+00:00January 11th, 2011|Fishing Stories|

Key West Captain experiences banner Black Marlin fishing on the Great Barrier Reef This fall I was fortunate enough to fulfill a life long dream and fish the Great Barrier Reef of Australia during the Giant Black Marlin run. Prior to booking the trip I did what homework I could, both on the web and

Wonderful Fishing Trip

By |2011-01-11T15:51:48+00:00January 11th, 2011|Testimonials|

Thank you so much for such a wonderful fishing trip on March 23rd. Key West was the first stop on our 6-day cruise, and the morning spent on SOUTHPAW was the highlight of the trip for all 3 of us. Thanks to you and your mate for your advice and help in making this the

Great and Exciting Afternoon

By |2011-01-11T15:50:53+00:00January 11th, 2011|Testimonials|

Dear Capt. Brad, My family and I would like to thank you for the trip we took on the afternoon of Dec 26th. We appreciate your desire and skill at trying to keep us safe and satisfied under some difficult conditions. My parents and I were happy to have caught the fish we were able

My First Billfish

By |2011-01-11T15:49:26+00:00January 11th, 2011|Testimonials|

This is a little delayed but I would like to thank you again for the memorable trip we had on Nov 15th. Accommodating us with trolling and shallow water was great in itself let alone taking the extra time to try for the Cobias. My mother-in-law and the rest of the group are still talking

Southpaw Fishing Key West is a blast!

By |2011-01-11T15:48:38+00:00January 11th, 2011|Testimonials|

A group of buddies and myself recently took a charter with you on the date of friday Aug 8, 2008. I would like to say and I'm speaking for everyone that went on the trip it was a blast! We've also recommended you to quite a few of our friends. Thanks again and we hope

Tight Lines and Screaming Reels

By |2011-01-11T15:47:36+00:00January 11th, 2011|Testimonials|

We really enjoyed our recent fishing trip with you, you do a great job of making all of the group comfortable, and fully involved. My sons and son-in-law and I had a great time. In searching my 83 year old memory I find that I have been fishing with you since you were an impetuous

Best in Key West

By |2011-01-11T15:46:23+00:00January 11th, 2011|Testimonials|

I have fished the West Coast of Florida for 50+ years. We owned a charter boat running out of St. Pete. We were one of the first to fish the 'Loop'. I have fished Key West charters before. Capt. Brad and the Southpaw are the Best in Key West! Unqualified recommendation for hard work, skill,