Fathers Day Fishing Tournament – Marathon, Florida Keys

2019-06-22T19:30:12+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction, Offshore|

This past weekend, on June 15th, Main Attraction 1 traveled offshore to compete in the Father’s Day Dolphin Derby Tournament. The tournament is held every year, the Saturday before Father’s Day. Main Attraction has participated in this tournament for years. This year was no different, Captain Marty and his thirteen year old son, Alex, went out […]

Party Boats Vs. Private Fishing Charters in the Florida Keys

2019-06-14T03:39:41+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to fishing charters in the Florida Keys there is a huge difference between a Party Boat and a Private Charter. Main Attraction Charters are all private. We currently have 4 vessels in service, two that are 32’ in length and two other larger boats over 40’ that carry up to 6 passengers each. […]

Repeat Client Swordfish Charter – Florida Keys

2019-06-03T23:59:22+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Billfish, Blackfin Tuna, Bottomfishing, Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction, Main Attraction I, Offshore, Sailfish, Videos|Tags: , , , |

Main Attraction has been operating in the Florida Keys since 1992. Over the years, we have had the pleasure to meet and fish some pretty amazing individuals and families. Recently, we had one of our repeat clients, Jay Williams, organized a three day fishing adventure with his buddies, Joe, Joey, Geoffrey, Daniel, and Elzie. […]

Florida Keys Daytime Swordfish Charters

2019-05-23T18:04:26+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Billfish, Bottomfishing, Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Main Attraction, Offshore|Tags: , , |

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 […]

Florida Keys Dolphin Tournament Fishing

2019-05-06T18:37:31+00:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Dolphinfish (Mahi Mahi), Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Offshore|Tags: , |

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]