Marathon is a favorite destination of many anglers. With excellent flats and backcountry fishing, plentiful reefs and wrecks, and close proximity to the blue waters of the Gulf Stream, Marathon provides many opportunities to catch a large variety of different species of fish.
Fishing the inshore waters of Marathon for Tarpon is a popular activity for many fishermen. There is also lots of Black Drum, Bonefish, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Pompano, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, and Speckled Trout on the flats and backcountry waters.
Bottom fishing the many reefs and shipwrecks around Marathon can produce lots of different species of Grouper and Snapper. There is also good Amberjack, Barracuda, Cobia, King Mackerel, and Sharks fishing most of the year.
Fishing the offshore waters of Marathon is known for the excellent billfishing, including Sailfish, Blue Marlin, and Swordfish. There is also lots of Dolphinfish (Mahi-mahi) much of the year, as well as Wahoo.
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7/16/2012 6:24:45 PM -
This 409 Hump is a large seamount that rises within 409 feet of the surface. It is a good place for bottom fish/deep drop, drifting/live baiting, trolling, and vertical jigg
Carlson's Two Humps
1/20/2016 3:01:31 PM -
600' deep and a good place for deep drops.
7/3/2013 4:46:13 PM -
Cowpens Cut is a cut that connects Key Largo to Islamorada.
John Sawyer Bank
2/4/2016 1:50:53 AM -
John Sawyer Bank
Grassy Key Bank
12/2/2016 10:05:18 AM - Grassy Key Bank
12/30/2016 2:19:26 AM -
Good deep water ledge.
2/16/2017 2:16:26 PM -
408 Hump is inshore of the 409
12/2/2016 10:00:34 AM -
2/24/2016 12:46:22 PM -
1/20/2016 2:57:05 PM -
West Hump is located about 27 miles southeast of Marathon. It is an excellent place to catch Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Wahoo, and Mahi.
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There is a 49.11% catch rate for Mahi-mahi, based on 12835 Mahi-mahi counted.
There is a 10.36% catch rate for Yellowtail Snapper, based on 2707 Yellowtail Snapper counted.
There is a 7.86% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 2054 Gray Snapper counted.
There is a 5.37% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 1404 White Grunt counted.
There is a 4.34% catch rate for Scaled Sardine, based on 1135 Scaled Sardine counted.
There is a 2.77% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 725 Spotted Seatrout counted.
There is a 1.58% catch rate for Blackfin Tuna, based on 413 Blackfin Tuna counted.
There is a 1.37% catch rate for Lane Snapper, based on 359 Lane Snapper counted.
There is a 1.01% catch rate for Ladyfish, based on 263 Ladyfish counted.
There is a 0.97% catch rate for Great Barracuda, based on 254 Great Barracuda counted.
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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 1939..
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5/1/2022 8:02:00 AM - #mahi and #tuna caught on the #fearless
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4/20/2022 7:48:00 AM - Some #tuna on the #fearless
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4/17/2022 7:50:00 AM - Some snapper and tuna
4/10/2022 6:11:00 PM - Another great day of fishing in the #fearless!!
4/10/2022 7:52:00 AM - Nice catch the other day on the #fearless
March ‘Dock Walk’
4/2/2022 5:43:26 PM - The post March ‘Dock Walk’ appeared first on Bud n' Mary's Islamorada Fishing Marina.
3/21/2022 1:11:00 PM - #blackfin #tuna and #yellowtail #snapper for this fun family on the #fearless #fearlessfishing
3/18/2022 9:12:00 AM - #yellowtail #snapper and #blackfin #tuna on the menu from the other day #fearless #fearlessfishing
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