At various times a year , shrimp boats will congregate in the water north of Key West. There is often a long run to get to the shrimp boats sometimes over 70 miles, but it can be so worth it. The shrimp boats net a ton of bycatch in their nightly drags and in [...]
There are several of these towers within range of Key West, they are usually identified by the letters painted on their side, such as the s-tower or p-tower. These towers sit in anywhere from 35 to over 100 feet of water. Most are located in a veritable desert of the [...]
The mutttons are spawning in several locations near Key West and the bite has been pretty good. People are catching numerous muttons up to 20# some action has been at night and early mornings. People have been fishing in 80-100 feet of water using live and dead bait.
Its getting to be the time of year to target big dolphin(mahi mahi) off of Key West. These fish are here all year round in small numbers but are really thick in May, April, June. Charters boats are catching large numbers of the smaller fish right now, but in the next month of so the [...]
The season is right for catching Black Fin tuna and wahoo. The past week has brought large catches of both fish. Some of the fish have been large, Blackfin tuna to 25# and wahoo to 50#. People have been catching the fish live baiting and trolling. Primarily live chumming for the black fin tuna, using [...]
The weather is getting cooler with the first cold front blowing in this week. Temperatures are in the 60s which is cold for Key West. The colder water temperatures with bring a variety of fish in from the deeper water. As the water temperature drops larger grouper and snapper will be found on shallow patch [...]
Lobster has opened and the bugs are plentiful. Tons of bugs being caught by visitors in the shallow rocks and reefs around Key West. Remember limit is six per person per day, try to respect the resource and do not take more then the limit
Many of local charter boats are setup to take visitors [...]