October Sight Fishing Fun

 | By Seamus on 10/11/2019 7:50:52 AM | Views (318)
October 6th 2019 – October is without a doubt my favorite month for sight fishing the backcountry and fishing the flats of Key West. The weather has been a little windy and some rains are moving through the area from time to time but that does not keep us from working the shallows to show our anglers a good time targeting, casting and catching using sight fishing techniques here in Key West. Bonefishing has been amazing in Key West Sight fishing is exactly what it sounds like. We see the fish and cast to them. Sight fishing is most traditionally done on the flats with a trained flats fishing guide. A trained eye is needed to see the fish followed by good communication skills to instruct the angler where the target is based on the boats reference for the angler to cast to. Sight fishing can be done anywhere there is clear water and fish to cast to that anglers or fishing guide can see.. October in my experience holds some of the best sight fishing on the flats. With the grand slam of Key West bonefish, permit and smaller tarpon are lurking about the flats and shallows. Flats fishing [...] Read More

Catch Information

Species:Bonefish, tarpon

This Fishing Report was submitted on 10/11/2019 7:50:52 AM by Seamus.


5555 College Road
Key West, FL US

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24º 34.804', 81º 45.069'
Decimal Degrees:
24.58007, -81.75115
Degree, Minutes, Seconds:
24º 34' 48.25", 81º 45' 04.14"

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Capt. Steven is an accomplished tournament proven fishing guide for all tackle and techniques including fly fishing and light spin fishing in Key West. A tarpon fishing and flats fishing specialist. He has been Fishing in Key West professionally full time since 1994 and a licensed captain since 1986. Capt Steven is one of Key West's most seasoned fishing guides and captains.

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