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Inshore Variety – March 2021 Fishing Report

The Reel Attraction is our 32’ center console which is one of our most versatile boats in the fleet. Typically, Captain Steve runs the Reel Attraction, but he had the day off and the boat wasn’t booked, so Captain Marty Lewis took his wife, young daughter, and his mate Lance, to fun fish inshore for a few hours. The fishing had been kind of slow the previous few days, but there is an old saying “A bad day of fishing is better than a good day in the office”. So with that said, the group grabbed [...]

March 5th, 2021|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Inshore, Main Attraction|

Florida Keys Reopening – June 2020 Fishing Report

Florida Keys Reopening - June 2020 Fishing Report The Florida Keys officially reopened to public visitors on June 1, 2020. As the charters began to trickle in, we were thrilled to have some type of normalcy back in our lives. We were also fortunate enough to have our loyal clients who had trips booked during the pandemic, reschedule instead of cancel to help support our business during such a difficult time. We are happy to report we are back in action, fishing, and working hard! Dave Villiger and his son recently traveled from Atlanta, Georgia, to fish with [...]

Local Heroes Tarpon Fishing Tournament – 2020

Local Heroes Tarpon Fishing Tournament Our first responders have been on the frontlines of the pandemic these past few months, working overtime while risking their health. Florida Keys Air Conditioning decided to organize a local heroes Tarpon fun tournament on May 23rd to thank them, and we were honored to participate. The Marathon, Florida based AC company reached out to the community and local businesses to help sponsor the event. Captain Marty and Steve took our 32’ Seahunter, Reel Attraction, over to Keys Fisheries to pick up the randomly selected first responders to participate in a shotgun start [...]

June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Inshore, Tarpon|Tags: , , |

Florida Keys Fishing Report – January 2, 2020

Florida Keys Fishing Report - January 2, 2020 It has been a very busy week for us at Main Attraction. Our boats have been running double charters to accommodate everyone during one of the busiest times of the year. We had a huge weather front blow through on December 18th starting in the afternoon and lasting until Sunday evening December 22nd. We tried our hardest to get these charters out, but for the safety of our passengers and vessels, we had to cancel or reschedule most of those trips. Once the weather let up, we were back on [...]

Lobster Mini Season 2019 – Monroe County – FL Keys

Lobster Mini Season 2019 - Monroe County - FL Keys Mini Lobster Season in the Florida Keys, is one of the busiest times of the year. Mini Lobster Season is an annual event that falls on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July, bringing thousands of people to Monroe County.  For 2019, that means on July 24th and 25th, properly licensed recreational individuals can hunt Spiny Lobster before thousands of commercial lobster traps are deployed on August 6th. Most vacation rentals start on the Saturday prior, so the locals start to feel the congestion the weekend before. Although [...]

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: , |

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