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Florida Keys Sailfish – Fishing Report 4-17-2019

2019-04-17T22:33:14+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Main Attraction, Offshore, Sailfish|Tags: , , , , , |

This past week has been very exciting if you’ve always wanted to catch a Sailfish. Starting last Friday, April 12th, the wind started blowing out of the East, anywhere from 10-20 mph. There has also been a light east current. With this condition change, our fleet immediately began to target Sailfish. Our Captains and Mates on […]

Mahi Fishing Charters in the Florida Keys

2019-04-08T20:41:09+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Offshore|

As the cool fronts dissipate, the water temperature down here in the Florida Keys begins to rise and the east winds blow. When this happens we all have one thing on our mind, MAHI fishing. In case you aren’t familiar with Mahi they are a beautiful fish that range in color, some blue and white, others […]

Permit Fishing in the Florida Keys

2019-03-31T16:20:24+00:00March 31st, 2019|Categories: Offshore|Tags: , |

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 […]

What is included in the price of your charter?

2019-03-20T19:54:45+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters|

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), […]

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction 5

2019-03-11T22:36:08+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Main Attraction V|Tags: |

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 […]

Meet the Crew – Main Attraction II

2019-03-05T22:04:27+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction II|Tags: , |

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 […]

Meet The Crew – Reel Attraction

2019-02-24T17:46:51+00:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction, Offshore|Tags: |

This week in our “Meet The Crew” series we are featuring Captain Steve Fitzgerald of the Reel Attraction our versatile center console boat. Captain Steve is originally from Santa Barbara, California but also has family in New York. Steve caught the fishing bug from his cousin in New York whom he would mate for […]

Tuna fishing on the Marathon Hump

2019-02-09T17:47:47+00:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: Blackfin Tuna, Bottomfishing, Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Main Attraction, Offshore|Tags: , |

When customers book a Blackfin Tuna trip with Main Attraction, it means we are fueling up, catching large amounts of fresh, live bait, and heading 27 plus miles offshore to the Marathon Hump! The Hump looks like an underwater mountain causing depths to range from 1150 feet to 480 feet at its pinnacle. The Hump is […]

The “Secret” to Winning Florida Keys Sailfish Tournaments

2019-01-29T23:41:44+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Billfish, Main Attraction I, Offshore, Sailfish|Tags: |

Sailfish Tournaments are held in the Florida Keys between November and April when Sailfish are most plentiful. While the Main Attraction promotes a sense of comradery and teamwork among its crew there is a friendly competition that exists between boats for the best catches on a daily basis. This passion for putting together great catches and […]