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Woohoo it’s Wahoo! Florida Keys Charter Fishing

2019-01-20T17:52:13+00:00January 20th, 2019|Categories: Main Attraction, Offshore, Wahoo|Tags: , |

When people think about Wahoo in the Florida Keys, they often think about high speed trolling or jigging under large floating debris miles offshore, typically while Dolphin Fishing in the late spring and summer. The wintertime, however, also presents some fantastic opportunities for anglers to land these highly prized, […]

Yellowtail Snapper Fishing in the Florida Keys

2019-01-12T19:15:17+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction, Reef|Tags: , |

During the winter months, the Main Attraction gets a lot of requests for reef charters in search of delicious yellowtail Snapper. Yellowtail Snapper is a delicious fish that is available on the reef year-round but primarily targeted in the cooler months of the fall and winter. Kids absolutely love to catch Yellowtail Snapper as we use […]

Florida Keys Yellowtail Snapper Piccata Recipe

2019-01-12T18:50:54+00:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|

This recipe contains two components your fried fish and then the sauce poured over it.  We recommend that you make your sauce first so when the fish is done you can put the sauce over it and serve right away. You can really prepare the fish however you like, Yellowtail Snapper is delicious grilled, fried or sauteed. […]

Mack Facts! Mackerel Fishing in the Florida Keys

2019-01-06T16:54:59+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Mackerel, Main Attraction, Offshore|

As the cooler north winds blow in this time of year, and water temperatures decline, schools of Mackerel begin to appear all throughout the waters of the Florida Keys. We fish many Reef trips at the Main Attraction during the winter months, and while we are targeting delicious reef staples such as Yellowtail and Mangrove Snapper, […]

Florida Keys Fish Dip Recipe

2019-01-06T16:31:59+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Recipes|

Ingredients:

  1. 3-4 Cups Shredded Smoked Fish
  2. (1) 8 oz. Block of Softened Cream Cheese
  3. (1) 15 oz. Small Jar of Light Mayo (about 2 cups)
  4. 3 Tbsp of Lemon Juice
  5. 3 Tbsp each of Diced Onion, Bell Pepper, Celery
  6. 1-2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  7. Salt and Pepper to Taste
  8. “Yanks” are allowed to use a ¼ teaspoon […]

Christmas Week Fishing Report – December 29, 2018

2018-12-29T20:39:35+00:00December 29th, 2018|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction, Offshore, Reef, Sailfish|

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for fishing in the Florida Keys. The Main Attraction Fleet fished 30+ charters in the past week, not including Christmas Day. The week started off with a slower bite but has been getting better and better. We had boats coming in yesterday with Blackfin […]

How to find the right fishing charter for you.

2018-12-22T23:04:03+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction|Tags: |

Most people are primarily driven by price when comparing one fishing charter company to another. We do understand charter fishing is not cheap and prices matter. However, when comparing your options there are different aspects you should investigate when determining value. Look at the type of vessels each company is running, the size of the vessel, […]

Why we use live bait in the Florida Keys

2018-12-15T17:37:19+00:00December 15th, 2018|Categories: Billfish, Offshore, Sailfish|Tags: |

From October through May, the Main Attraction Fishing Charter Team meets daily at the dock at 5:30 am to go on “bait runs”. Hours before their day officially begins, our crew is out on the water looking and throwing their cast nets to catch fresh live bait. With four charter boats in service, it is a […]

2019 Sailfish Season Approaches

2018-12-08T17:59:41+00:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: Billfish, Main Attraction I, Offshore, Sailfish|

As “winter” approaches in the Florida Keys, many enthusiastic anglers know Sailfish season is upon us. After a record-smashing Sailfish season last year, the Main Attraction Charter Fishing Team is excited to see what this year brings. The majority of Sailfish tournaments in the Florida Keys are held between November and April, the typical windy months.

The […]

Florida Keys Mahi fishing in November!

2018-11-30T15:30:06+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Main Attraction I, Offshore|

Every year, many Floridians travel to the Florida Keys to fill their freezer with Dolphinfish (a.k.a. Mahi Mahi) filets. Because of this, we often get asked what are the best months to catch large quantities of Dolphinfish. As a fishing charter fleet, that fishes 300+ days a year, we typically advise our customers that April through […]