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Big Pine Key Fishing



Top Big Pine Key Fishing Spots

  1. Carlson's Two Humps
    1/20/2016 3:01:31 PM - 600' deep and a good place for deep drops.


  2. John Sawyer Bank
    2/4/2016 1:50:53 AM - John Sawyer Bank


  3. Grassy Key Bank
    12/2/2016 10:05:18 AM - Grassy Key Bank


  4. Bamboo Banks
    12/2/2016 10:00:34 AM - Bamboo Banks


  5. Pourtales Escarpment
    2/16/2017 12:13:11 PM - Pourtales Escarpment


  6. American Shoal
    2/24/2016 12:46:22 PM -


  7. Rachel Bank
    12/2/2016 9:53:51 AM - Rachel Bank


  8. wreck-2097
    4/12/2019 11:45:11 AM -


  9. Stock Hump
    7/6/2016 3:39:35 PM - Stock Hump


  10. Marathon Hump
    6/5/2012 1:59:47 AM - Marathon Hump is also known as Marathon Hump West. Drops to over 1200 feet on the east side. 



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Big Pine Key Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Big Pine Key, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. White Grunt

  2. White Grunt

    There is a 28.27% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 786 White Grunt counted.

    Big Pine Key White Grunt Counts Chart
    White

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  3. Yellowtail Snapper

  4. Yellowtail Snapper

    There is a 20.29% catch rate for Yellowtail Snapper, based on 564 Yellowtail Snapper counted.

    Big Pine Key Yellowtail Snapper Counts Chart
    Yellowtail

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  5. Gray Snapper

  6. Gray Snapper

    There is a 19.57% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 544 Gray Snapper counted.

    Big Pine Key Gray Snapper Counts Chart
    Gray

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  7. Mutton Snapper

  8. Mutton Snapper

    There is a 6.94% catch rate for Mutton Snapper, based on 193 Mutton Snapper counted.

    Big Pine Key Mutton Snapper Counts Chart
    Mutton

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  9. Blue Runner

  10. Blue Runner

    There is a 4.42% catch rate for Blue Runner, based on 123 Blue Runner counted.

    Big Pine Key Blue Runner Counts Chart
    Blue

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  11. Lane Snapper

  12. Lane Snapper

    There is a 3.45% catch rate for Lane Snapper, based on 96 Lane Snapper counted.

    Big Pine Key Lane Snapper Counts Chart
    Lane

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  13. Crevalle Jack

  14. Crevalle Jack

    There is a 2.99% catch rate for Crevalle Jack, based on 83 Crevalle Jack counted.

    Big Pine Key Crevalle Jack Counts Chart
    Crevalle

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  15. Red Grouper

  16. Red Grouper

    There is a 1.47% catch rate for Red Grouper, based on 41 Red Grouper counted.

    Big Pine Key Red Grouper Counts Chart
    Red

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  17. Skipjack Tuna

  18. Skipjack Tuna

    There is a 1.4% catch rate for Skipjack Tuna, based on 39 Skipjack Tuna counted.

    Big Pine Key Skipjack Tuna Counts Chart
    Skipjack

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  19. Gag Grouper

  20. Gag Grouper

    There is a 1.19% catch rate for Gag Grouper, based on 33 Gag Grouper counted.

    Big Pine Key Gag Grouper Counts Chart
    Gag

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Recommendations above based on 55 species of fish and 2780 fish counted for December around Big Pine Key.

To date, there are 150 species of fish and a total of 646042 fish counted for Big Pine Key and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1853 (169 years).

Last Update: 12/8/2022 10:14:40 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full Big Pine Key Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Big Pine Key Fishing Reports

  • Fishing with Brian Helms
    12/4/2022 5:58:03 PM - Last week I had a chance to fish with Brian Helms. Brian is a good friend and I’d like to fish with him more though the chances we have to get out are fewer than I’d like. Be


  • Mild December Holds Great Fishing For Key West
    12/4/2022 12:58:09 PM - December 4th 2022 December can be a pretty sketchy month weather wise here in Key West. Typically we have some regular cold fronts pushing through that can stir things up a b


  • Tarpon Air time
    12/1/2022 12:54:57 PM -


  • November 2022 Fishing Report
    11/22/2022 1:01:31 PM - November is here with cooler temps and several newly arriving fish species to pursue. Fantastic action for Key West angling continues through the fall time frame.     Deep Se


  • Fishing with John + Special Guests Aaron Snell and Dave Skok
    11/20/2022 12:29:34 PM - My good friend Dave Skok just wrapped up a visit to Key West fishing a day each with me and Kat and Aaron Snell. Prior to his arrival down here he spent three days fishing in


  • Fishing Lately
    11/5/2022 5:16:53 PM - Over the last month I’ve been able to get out a fair amount. After the IGFA Permit Invitational wrapped up we were struck harder than anticipated by Hurricane Ian which as ev


  • October 2022 Fishing Report 
    10/18/2022 9:26:46 AM - October is here bringing cooler water temperatures improving our action for the Key West angler. From the Back Country Near Shore out to the Reef & Shipwreck sites to the Blu


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    10/11/2022 1:11:00 AM - test


  • Hurricane Ian Has Lingering Affect For Backcountry Waters Off Key West
    10/4/2022 10:30:57 PM - Tuesday October 4th 2022 – It has been just 7 days since Hurricane Ian grazed Key West and Walloped South West Florida. The winds are back to normal with some Northerly in th


  • The Fall is a Great Time to Fish
    9/19/2022 1:37:52 PM -


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Top Big Pine Key Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Cudjoe Sales Fishermen's Warehouse
    Cudjoe Sales has been providing quality gear to commercial fishermen all over the world for over 30 years. Well-known names such as Mustad, Hi-Liner, Mo Moi, Ande, Rosco, Riverdale, Cofish, Waterman, Paslode, Bonar, Lindgren Pitman, Caljune, ACR, Bos

  2. Jig's Bait and Tackle


  3. Big Time Bait and Tackle
    Capt. Biff Goss and Capt. Jack Carlson are both professional fishermen who saw the need for a Bait and Tackle shop in Marathon, the Florida Keys. Their years of professional fishing experience guides them to carrying the best Rods, Reels, Tackle and

  4. Marathon Bait & Tackle
    Marathon Bait & Tackle is your one stop for everything you need to fish the waters of the Florida Keys. We offer a wide selection of fresh,frozen, and live bait. Charters are also available through the store.

  5. The Tackle Box
    The Tackle Box is a full service tackle shop located in the world's greatest fishing spot, the Florida Keys. The variety of fishing in the Keys is unsurpassed. Our business is to help you catch fish by providing the right fishing tackle plus advi

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Top Big Pine Key Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Key West Flats Fishing


  2. SeaSquared Charters
    SeaSquared Charters will Put You on the Fishing Action in Marathon Florida Keys! Florida Keys reef and wreck fishing with Captain Chris Johnson and SeaSquared Charters targets Grouper, Snapper, Shark, Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, Permit and various ot

  3. Catch 'Em All Sportfishing Charters
    Capt. Jeff Shelar will lead you on to a great day of Florida charter fishing on the crystal clear-blue water. Let us know what your perfect fishing trip would be and we'll do our best to exceed your expectations. Whether it's catching tarpon,

  4. Angling Adventures
    Florida Fishing Charters with Captain Rich Smith provides one of the best fishing destinations on the planet. This is because our fishery is great all year long. It doesn't matter if your a beginner just learning to fish or an avid fly fisherman

  5. Aikatsi Sportfishing Inc


  6. Sea Dog Charters
    Sea Dog Charters is operated by Captain Jim Purcell, the Offshore & Deepsea Fishing Specialist For The TV Shows The American Outdoorsman, Manny Fernandez's Rod & Gun Club, And Adventures In Paradise.

  7. Lady Catherine Charters


  8. Run & Gun Fishing Charters
    The Run and Gun is a Marathon Florida Keys charter fishing boat that offers fishing trips at a less costly rate than most other Marathon Key fishing guides. We offer personalized fishing charters in Marathon Fl for offshore fishing, reef fishing, wre

  9. Best Bet Sportfishing


  10. Marathon Lady Party Boats


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Top Big Pine Key Marinas

  1. Sugarloaf Marina
    The Sugarloaf Marina has been a Lower Keys landmark for decades. Adjacent to the Sugarloaf Lodge at Mile Marker 17 on Sugarloaf Key is the Sugarloaf Marina. Owners Jeannie and Jimmy Johnson have taken special pride in making the marina a place not o

  2. Captain Pip's Marina & Hideaway
    Captain Pip's Marina & Hideaway in Marathon, Florida Keys (Mile Marker 47.5) is known for its spotless accommodations and friendly island atmosphere. Located on Florida Bay a half mile from the Seven Mile Bridge, there's easy open water a

  3. Banana Bay Resorts & Marina
    Banana Bay Resort features a full-service private marina for short- and long-term rental.

  4. Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center
    Captain Hook's is a full service marina & watersports activity center. We have snorkel & scuba trips, instruct, train, & certify divers, conduct kayak & paddle board tours, rent boats, book fishing and spearfishing charters, and w

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