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Florida Keys Daytime Swordfish Charters

Florida Keys Daytime Swordfish Charters Swordfish are part of the billfish family and commonly known as “broadbills”. They have long flat bills that they used to slash at prey in order to injure it for an easier catch. Swordfish have soft mouths since they lose all their teeth and scales by adulthood. Swordfish tend to spend most of their day near the bottom in depths up to 1850 feet. For this reason, Florida Keys fisherman would typically target Swordfish during the night. Over the last 10 years fisherman have discovered that with the right equipment and techniques Sword fishing [...]

Florida Keys 2019 Tarpon Season

Florida Keys 2019 Tarpon Season Its that time of the year again in the Florida Keys, where the waters start to warm up and boats start to show up under bridges in the early mornings and late evening, in search of the Silver King, better known as Tarpon. Tarpon fishing is best in April through August in the Florida Keys. While there are Tarpon that will stay in the Keys year round, the spring and summer months include massive schools made up of tens of thousands of migratory Tarpon stopping by to feed and spawn. This event creates some [...]

May 14th, 2019|Categories: Inshore, Main Attraction, Tarpon|Tags: , |

Florida Keys Dolphin Tournament Fishing

Florida Keys Dolphin Tournament Fishing The first weekend of May every year, the Marathon Bull and Cow tournament kicks off the start of Mahi Tournament season. You’ve probably already read about how the Main Attraction Fishing Fleet prepares for sailfish tournaments, but now we are switching gears and starting dolphin season. Tournaments are different from standard charter fishing as the stakes are higher and the fishing days are longer. Just like with sailfish tournaments a well-qualified and well-prepared Captain and Mate are an absolute must for success. First, many hours are spent behind the scenes, prepping the equipment. Each [...]

May 6th, 2019|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Offshore|Tags: , |

Florida Keys Daytime Swordfish Charters

Florida Keys Daytime Swordfish Charters Swordfish are part of the billfish family and commonly known as “broadbills”. They have long flat bills that they used to slash at prey in order to injure it for an easier catch. Swordfish have soft mouths since they lose all their teeth and scales by adulthood. Swordfish tend to spend most of their day near the bottom in depths up to 1850 feet. For this reason, Florida Keys fisherman would typically target Swordfish during the night. Over the last 10 years fisherman have discovered that with the right equipment and techniques Sword fishing [...]

Florida Keys 2019 Tarpon Season

Florida Keys 2019 Tarpon Season Its that time of the year again in the Florida Keys, where the waters start to warm up and boats start to show up under bridges in the early mornings and late evening, in search of the Silver King, better known as Tarpon. Tarpon fishing is best in April through August in the Florida Keys. While there are Tarpon that will stay in the Keys year round, the spring and summer months include massive schools made up of tens of thousands of migratory Tarpon stopping by to feed and spawn. This event creates some [...]

May 14th, 2019|Categories: Inshore, Main Attraction, Tarpon|Tags: , |

Florida Keys Dolphin Tournament Fishing

Florida Keys Dolphin Tournament Fishing The first weekend of May every year, the Marathon Bull and Cow tournament kicks off the start of Mahi Tournament season. You’ve probably already read about how the Main Attraction Fishing Fleet prepares for sailfish tournaments, but now we are switching gears and starting dolphin season. Tournaments are different from standard charter fishing as the stakes are higher and the fishing days are longer. Just like with sailfish tournaments a well-qualified and well-prepared Captain and Mate are an absolute must for success. First, many hours are spent behind the scenes, prepping the equipment. Each [...]

May 6th, 2019|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Offshore|Tags: , |