Marathon is a favorite destination of many anglers. With excellent flats and backcountry fishing, plentiful reefs and wrecks, and close proximity to the blue waters of the Gulf Stream, Marathon provides many opportunities to catch a large variety of different species of fish.
Fishing the inshore waters of Marathon for Tarpon is a popular activity for many fishermen. There is also lots of Black Drum, Bonefish, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Pompano, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, and Speckled Trout on the flats and backcountry waters.
Bottom fishing the many reefs and shipwrecks around Marathon can produce lots of different species of Grouper and Snapper. There is also good Amberjack, Barracuda, Cobia, King Mackerel, and Sharks fishing most of the year.
Fishing the offshore waters of Marathon is known for the excellent billfishing, including Sailfish, Blue Marlin, and Swordfish. There is also lots of Dolphinfish (Mahi-mahi) much of the year, as well as Wahoo.
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Fearless Fishing Report for May 14 (#Islamorada FL):
5/23/2017 12:36:25 AM - Today we fished a full day and we headed #Offshore to start. We found a few #mahi and then we tried the #Hump and caught a few Blackfin #Tuna and a few more mahi. We then foun
5/21/17 May Backcountry Fishing Report Islamorada
5/22/2017 8:51:23 PM - Sorry I haven't been able to keep up with the fishing reports as well having a little baby at home has definitely occupied a lot of my free time! May is going by fast and we
5/21/2017 10:16:22 PM - People often ask me about the eating habits of the wiley permit. Most often I tell people that live crabs are almost unfair when in pursuit of one of the flats most prized spo
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