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April 2018

By |2018-04-25T13:23:04+00:00April 25th, 2018|Fishing Blog|

The month of April can often offer Key West's best fishing of the year. The variety of fishing opportunities from Sailfish to Snapper is unmatched by any other time of year. One reason for this is the seasonal overlap of species. Winter residents such as King Mackerel and Blackfin Tuna linger on while spring and

January 2018

By |2018-01-15T15:35:39+00:00January 15th, 2018|Fishing Blog|

This is the time of year when winter weary residents from the north take getaway vacations to warmer climates. For those with an interest in fishing, Key West is a great location to indulge this urge. Our fishing is close by with the result that little fishing time is wasted on long runs to distant

June 2017

By |2017-06-19T15:47:22+00:00June 19th, 2017|Fishing Blog|

A year ago we were experiencing one of the worst Dolphin fishing seasons in anyone's memory. This year the Dolphin fishing is much improved with steady action over the last three weeks or more. We have not seen many of the classic east west weedlines which were a feature of Dolphin fishing in the past

November 2016

By |2016-11-27T14:16:28+00:00November 27th, 2016|Fishing Blog|

Water temperatures are falling as cool weather arrives in our area and the first cold fronts of the year pass through the Fl Keys. Ballyhoo are everywhere along the reef edge which attracts both pelagic species from offshore, and reef species to this abundance of bait. This is the time of year when sight casting

June 2016

By |2016-08-30T14:23:53+00:00August 30th, 2016|Fishing Blog|

After a terrible month of May during which the annual Dolphin migration never really materialized, fishing during June has been very uneven. On longer days we have elected to go offshore but results have been inconsistent. Some days we've found a few Dolphin and return to the dock with 10-12 fish, although there has been little

April 2016

By |2016-08-30T13:57:29+00:00August 30th, 2016|Fishing Blog|

In a normal year we think of April in Key West as being one of the finest fishing months. This is a month when seemingly everything is biting. Sailfish are typically abundant as they begin their spring migration along with Cobia and some of the largest Blackfin Tuna of the year. Dolphin also typically put in

March 2016

By |2016-03-22T16:53:23+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Fishing Blog|

Fishing during the month of March has been steady if unspectacular. King Mackerel have been a main stay for those seeking action. We have been catching them regularly up to about 25lbs using live bait and 15lb test spinning outfits. These fish are hard fighters on this type of gear. Yellowtail Snapper have also been

February 2016

By |2016-02-20T14:53:19+00:00February 20th, 2016|Fishing Blog|

Cold and windy weather has predominated during the month. We have lost a few days to weather and fished many others when conditions were tough. The colder weather has induced better Sailfishing, but by no means as good as it could be. There have also been a few Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo mixed in. King

January 2016

By |2016-01-03T14:51:50+00:00January 3rd, 2016|Fishing Blog|

Unseasonably warm weather continues to be the main story with regard to Key West fishing. As we move into January and what should be the heart of winter time fishing, two species which we count on this time of year are notably absent or here in greatly reduced numbers- Sailfish and King Mackerel. In both

December 2015

By |2015-12-19T15:06:07+00:00December 19th, 2015|Fishing Blog|

Blackfin Tuna have been the highlight of Dec fishing in the Key West area. The Blackfins are holding on many of the area's deeper wrecks. We have been live baiting these fish using both Ballyhoo and Pilchards. By throwing net fulls of live chum behind the boat we are able to draw the fish to