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Florida Keys Reef Fishing May 2024 – Birthday Edition

EEvery year on Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, our very own Katie Lewis gathers her girlfriends for an annual fishing trip.  May 5th is also Katie’s birthday so she looks forward to this trip every year. You would think she fishes all the time, but sadly that is not the case! Usually, she's busy fielding calls, booking clients, and preparing them for their fishing adventures. Despite the windy forecast of 10-20 mph winds from the East, Katie decided to celebrate by taking her girlfriends fishing. She advised anyone with a weak stomach to take seasick [...]

May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters|Tags: , |

Sailfish On The Reef! – Florida Keys Kite Fishing

Every year near the end of October, beginning of November, Team Main Attraction begins to transition the way we fish in the Florida Keys. This time of year, through the winter, we spend a lot of time on the reef, or within 10-15 miles offshore. As the baitfish push closer to shore, so do our frequently targeted species (Sailfish, Cobia, Kingfish, Mackerel, Snapper, Blackfin Tuna, etc.). On October 31st, Captain Marty and Katie Lewis had some family come into town to go trick-or-treating with their little one. Katie’s father Fred, has always enjoyed Yellowtail snapper fishing [...]

November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Billfish, Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Reef, Sailfish|Tags: , , |

Wintertime Holiday Reef Fishing Trips

Wintertime Holiday Reef Fishing Trips Happy Fall Y’all! It’s hard to believe that it is October already, where has this year gone? People are starting to organize their holiday travels, and many plan to escape the cold-harsh winter to enjoy warm, tropical climates! Every holiday season we see numerous returning and new families, that prefer to wear shorts and tank tops for the holiday season. Thanksgiving through New Years is a very busy time for Main Attraction Charters and all of the Florida Keys in general. If you intend to spend the holidays in Marathon and would like to [...]

October 7th, 2019|Categories: Florida Keys Fishing Charters, Reef|Tags: |

Yellowtail Snapper Fishing in the Florida Keys

Yellowtail Snapper Fishing in the Florida Keys 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 fish available on the reef year-round but primarily targeted in the cooler months of the fall and winter. Kids love to catch Yellowtail Snapper as we use smaller light tackle rods and reels for these typically 12-16-inch-long fish, giving them a good fight without overwhelming them. These smaller-sized Yellowtails are often available on the reef, a mere 15-minute ride out from the dock, making it an excellent [...]