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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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2/16/2017 12:14:56 PM - Woods Wall
7/6/2016 3:39:35 PM - Stock Hump
Jimmys Snapper Spot
3/28/2017 9:48:40 PM - Jimmys Snapper Spot
3/14/2015 12:49:52 AM - Attributes vesslterms feature_type Wrecks - Submerged, nondangerous chart US,US,graph,Chart 11450 latdec 24.4830346 londec -81.4054965 depth sounding_type history quasou depth
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2/16/2017 12:28:45 PM - Woods Hole
3/14/2015 12:49:54 AM - Attributes vesslterms feature_type Wrecks - Visible chart US,US,graph,Chart 11450 latdec 24.9172606 londec -81.5002793 depth sounding_type history quasou watlev always dry
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2/24/2016 2:38:32 PM -
Newfound Harbor Anchorage
4/13/2011 4:04:08 PM - nice protected anchorage, see your chart for access. You can anchor off those little keys but make sure you go around the shoal to get there, if you do there is plenty of wate
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There is a 17.82% catch rate for Scaled Sardine, based on 2131 Scaled Sardine counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST SCALED SARDINE COUNTS CHART
There is a 13.65% catch rate for Yellowtail Snapper, based on 1633 Yellowtail Snapper counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST YELLOWTAIL SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 9.94% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 1189 White Grunt counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST WHITE GRUNT COUNTS CHART
There is a 6.25% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 747 Gray Snapper counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST GRAY SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 3.97% catch rate for Cero Mackerel, based on 475 Cero Mackerel counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST CERO MACKEREL COUNTS CHART
There is a 3.91% catch rate for Lane Snapper, based on 468 Lane Snapper counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST LANE SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 3.7% catch rate for Mahi-mahi, based on 442 Mahi-mahi counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST MAHI-MAHI COUNTS CHART
There is a 3.43% catch rate for King Mackerel, based on 410 King Mackerel counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST KING MACKEREL COUNTS CHART
There is a 2.88% catch rate for Mutton Snapper, based on 345 Mutton Snapper counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST MUTTON SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 2.88% catch rate for Red Grouper, based on 344 Red Grouper counted.
ENLARGE KEY WEST RED GROUPER COUNTS CHART
*** 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.
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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
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
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 -
September Is Slow Season for Key West. But not for fishing.
9/10/2022 8:45:14 AM - September 9th 2022 – Hot.. I should just stop here and leave it at that. With the heat dome here on top of Key West we have seen some hotter than usual conditions. Calmer win
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