Key West has the nickname of the Last Resort, the Southernmost Point in the continental United States. It is located closer to Cuba than to Miami, and is a tropical angler’s paradise. With easy access to the back country flats and deep blue water of the Gulfstream, Key West offers many different target species of fish throughout the year, and is indeed one of the top fishing destinations in the world.
One of the most famous residents of Key West was Earnest Hemingway. He traversed the waters in his 38 foot boat named Pilar, and called the Florida Straits “the deep blue river”. His most popular book, The Old Man and the Sea, hints at some of the incredible fishing that offshore Key West has to offer. From Blue Marlin and Sailfish, to many different species of tuna and sharks, offshore fishing Key West can not only be exciting, but rewarding with the catch of a lifetime. The waters are also full of Mahi-mahi and Wahoo, two of the tastiest species of fish.
Known for its many platform reefs and shipwrecks, bottom fishing off of Key West provides many different species of Grouper and Snapper, as well as Amberjack, Barracuda, and King Mackerel. The many uninhabited islands and reefs inshore also allow anglers to target Bonefish, Permit, and Tarpon.
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9/21/2018 1:06:11 AM - September 15th 2018 – The mildest summer I can remember. Winds are a little higher than norm for the exception of the last few days where it has been flat calm and perfect. St
Fall fishing is great and very little pressure
9/20/2018 7:41:10 PM - September and October are my favorite months to fish. Bonefishing is good and the permit are a little more easy to feed. Of course the tarpon fishing is super fun and I have
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8/31/2018 8:22:57 AM - August 25th 2018 – Summer conditions prevail here in Key West making this years Key West flats fishing Season just awesome. Just enough breeze to keep it from being hellishly
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