Backcountry is Best Bet Windy Days

 | By Seamus on 1/15/2020 2:10:55 AM | Views (197)
January 10th 2020 – The last few days, almost the last week have been a struggle for anyone that owns a boat and loves to fish, let alone the fishing guides of Key West trying to make a living at it. The winds have Been epic.. One of the windiest January’s on record but oddly enough not cold or even chilly. Temps dipping to the high 60s and highs near 80 are not exactly wintry weather here in Key West. Often caught on our backcountry fishing charters Mutton Snappers are very good eating.. Backcountry Fishing Report Backcountry fishing has been where its at here in the world of fishing in Key West. The really high winds have had everyone looking for refuge in and among the islands for calmer waters and a consistent bite. Our 4 and 6 hour fishing charters to the backcountry and the flats have been our most popular, in fact our only trips out as of late. Our anglers have been experiencing steady action using artificial lures and live bait. Spotted sea trout have been the big hit lately. They offer a good food value and fun fight. Jacks are also very popular with our anglers [...] Read More

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Species:Mutton Snapper, sea trout

This Fishing Report was submitted on 1/15/2020 2:10:55 AM by Seamus.


5555 College Road
Key West, FL US

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24º 34' 48.25", 81º 45' 04.14"

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