One of the top destinations in the world for fishing is Key West. With easy access by airport or car and an incredible number of accommodations to choose from with a night life that rivals any big city. It’s no wonder why we are the Sportfishing Capitol of The World.
Here Are Some of the Private Fishing Charters available in Key West
Just about 5 miles offshore is the blue waters of the Gulf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean. This is where sport fishing was made famous by names like Hemingway, Gray and Williams. The traditions that span many generations of folks come here to enjoy our waters is incredible. Many make our islands a year after year destination in their travel plans.
Appealing to most every angler we offer the largest number of species for one destination in the world. Inshore, Offshore, Light tackle fishing or fly fishing we have a fishing charter that caters to everyone.
Stay nearshore or Inshore in the shallows. Key West has an amazing fishery without ever leaving the protection of our barrier and interior islands. Shallow water fishing enthusiasts just love the possibilities of catching trophy fish without having to go offshore.
The Florida Keys made flats fishing famous. With the numerous islands surrounding the area shallows are easy to find. We call them the flats. Holding several different species of fish. Flats fishing is a little bit intense and a can be a technical way to go fishing. A specialized fishing guide and technical flats fishing boat that can cary not more than 2 anglers is required to be successful flats fishing. The popular species targeted are called the “Key West Grand Slam” consisting of the tarpon, permit and bonefish using either a fly rod or light tackle spin fishing rod.
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In and among the islands and flats that make up the Florida Keys without going offshore, we consider this the backcountry. Backcountry fishing is a the most popular charter we offer. Chosen by more anglers than any other type of fishing due to its relaxed lower pressure nature, affordability, similarity to flats fishing, calm waters, ease of access to the fishery, versatility and its being the best way to go tarpon fishing. The boats are a little larger than a flats fishing boat and can carry up to 4 persons.
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Venture away from the protection of our remote islands to our reefs and beyond to experience offshore fishing.
The blue waters of the Gulf stream flows right down the reef line giving each island of the Florida Keys and Key West an easy shot to incredible deep sea fishing. The fleet has different size boats and amenities to offer the visiting anglers to go out to fit their budget and needs. There are so many incredible opportunities to catch fun fighting sport fish such as dolphin, tuna, sailfish, marlin, kingfish, wahoo and more on a deep sea fishing charter.
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There are over 45 sunken ship wrecks scattered around the Key West waters in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic. These wrecks hold a multitude of fishing opportunities for the light tackle enthusiast. Often coupled with the reef fishing trips wreck fishing can certainly enhance a day of fishing.
All the way from Miami clear out to the Dry Tortugas ( 170 + Miles) lies the only living coral reef in the Northern Hemisphere. Varying in depth from 5 -150 ft of water the reef is the life blood of the Florida Keys fishing. Corals, ledges and natural structure give many fish homes to live in and prosper giving us as anglers an incredible renewable resource of food fish. Reef fishing is one of the most popular ways to catch food fish fishing in Key West.
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