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Permit Fishing in the Florida Keys

Permit Fishing in the Florida Keys If you have been following the Main Attraction Sportfishing Charters social media updates over the last two weeks, you may have noticed lots of photos of Permit being posted. Permit are typically caught in the Spring from mid-March through the end of May. Permit are spawning during this time period and are plentiful as they swim in schools in the vicinity of sunken wrecks. Permit are beautiful fish which we consider a sportfish during this time frame meaning we catch, photo, and release to allow them to spawn unhindered. There are two recommended [...]

March 31st, 2019|Categories: Offshore|Tags: , |

What is included in the price of your charter?

What is included in the price of your charter? With four charter vessels in daily operation, the Main Attraction runs over 700+ charters a year. We get phone calls and emails every day from future customers inquiring about the different boats and what is included in their charter rate price. When you book a charter with Main Attraction, whether it is a 1/2, (4 hours), ¾ day (5.5 hours) or a full day (7 hours), the following is included in your charter price: the fishing license, rods/reels, live and dead bait, all the tackle, and the fuel. We reserve [...]

March 20th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters|

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction 5

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction 5 This week in our “Meet The Crew” series, we are featuring the captain of the Main Attraction 5, Aaron “Nautical” Sutcliffe. Captain Aaron runs the Main Attraction 5, which is a 32’ Priority vessel. The vessel is equipped with a single diesel engine. Aaron is a one-man show, meaning on his boat he is the Captain, but also acts as the Mate. Aaron has been with Main Attraction for more than three years now. Like our other Captains, he loves to fish, even on his days off. He is originally from Sarasota, FL [...]

March 11th, 2019|Categories: Main Attraction V|Tags: |

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction II

Meet the Crew - Main Attraction II On this week’s edition of “Meet the Crew” we are highlighting the second largest vessel of the fleet. Main Attraction 2 is a 42’ Morgan run by Captain Shelby Bentley. Some of our long-term clients may recognize Captain Shelby from years back. He has worked for Main Attraction now and then for more than 10 years. Shelby is an original “Conch”, born and raised in Big Pine, Florida Keys. Shelby and Captain Marty Lewis basically grew up together which is why they get along so well! When Captain Shelby parted ways with [...]

March 5th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction II|Tags: , |

Permit Fishing in the Florida Keys

Permit Fishing in the Florida Keys If you have been following the Main Attraction Sportfishing Charters social media updates over the last two weeks, you may have noticed lots of photos of Permit being posted. Permit are typically caught in the Spring from mid-March through the end of May. Permit are spawning during this time period and are plentiful as they swim in schools in the vicinity of sunken wrecks. Permit are beautiful fish which we consider a sportfish during this time frame meaning we catch, photo, and release to allow them to spawn unhindered. There are two recommended [...]

March 31st, 2019|Categories: Offshore|Tags: , |

What is included in the price of your charter?

What is included in the price of your charter? With four charter vessels in daily operation, the Main Attraction runs over 700+ charters a year. We get phone calls and emails every day from future customers inquiring about the different boats and what is included in their charter rate price. When you book a charter with Main Attraction, whether it is a 1/2, (4 hours), ¾ day (5.5 hours) or a full day (7 hours), the following is included in your charter price: the fishing license, rods/reels, live and dead bait, all the tackle, and the fuel. We reserve [...]

March 20th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters|

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction 5

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction 5 This week in our “Meet The Crew” series, we are featuring the captain of the Main Attraction 5, Aaron “Nautical” Sutcliffe. Captain Aaron runs the Main Attraction 5, which is a 32’ Priority vessel. The vessel is equipped with a single diesel engine. Aaron is a one-man show, meaning on his boat he is the Captain, but also acts as the Mate. Aaron has been with Main Attraction for more than three years now. Like our other Captains, he loves to fish, even on his days off. He is originally from Sarasota, FL [...]

March 11th, 2019|Categories: Main Attraction V|Tags: |

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction II

Meet the Crew - Main Attraction II On this week’s edition of “Meet the Crew” we are highlighting the second largest vessel of the fleet. Main Attraction 2 is a 42’ Morgan run by Captain Shelby Bentley. Some of our long-term clients may recognize Captain Shelby from years back. He has worked for Main Attraction now and then for more than 10 years. Shelby is an original “Conch”, born and raised in Big Pine, Florida Keys. Shelby and Captain Marty Lewis basically grew up together which is why they get along so well! When Captain Shelby parted ways with [...]

March 5th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction II|Tags: , |