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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]