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 […]

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 […]

Florida Keys Grouper Season 2019

2019-04-27T20:04:15+00:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: Bottomfishing, Grouper, Offshore|Tags: , , , , |

For many, May 1st is just the start of Spring, but for avid fishermen in the Keys, May 1st means Grouper season is open! Once the season opens, most Grouper species can be speared or caught on hook and line, as long as they are the allowable species and the correct length. Before you harvest a […]

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 […]