Fishing Reports & Charter Info for Key West, FL


Key West Fishing Report

Key West Fishing Report

From the shallow flats where tarpon swim to the deep sea, find out what's biting in Key West is this weeks fishing report

Weather for Key West

Key West Weather

Key West offers sunshine and warmth nearly 365 days a year. Find out the what the weather will be like in Key West for your trip.

Florida Keys Lobster Mini-Season

Florida Keys Lobstering

Lobster season is now, if you plan to "bug" out know the rules and regulations.

Fishing Report

  • Capt. Vinny Argiro’s Key West Fishing Report
    One of the most overlooked and also most productive areas to fish here in the keys would have to be the areas I refer to as “Hard Bottom” These locations are not the high profile shallow reefs or the high pressured deep wrecks, but rather...
  • Key West Mid-August Fishing Report
    Being on the water this time of year is the place to be in the Keys! No matter how steamy the heat index may get, there’s always a place to drop on in the water and cool off. The offshore fishing around Key West is good...
  • Summertime Slam
    There is nothing like summer in the Keys. Those of you who worry too much about the heat are the reason it’s so nice here in the summer months – it’s not overcrowded! Besides the mini lobster season chaos it’s a pretty tranquil place in...
  • Florida Spiny Lobster Season
    Florida Keys Spiny Lobstering Well the regular season for Florida Spiny Lobster or ‘bugs’ opened on August 6th. The season goes from August 6th through March 31st in the Keys. There are a few regulations for recreational harvest of Spiny Lobster and they can be...
  • Captain Vinny’s Key West Fishing Report
    Shallow Water Fishing Heats Up! On a recent airplane ride back from the mainland I met a couple that was on their way to the keys for the first time. Of course I asked if they planned to go fishing while they were in Key...
  • Rainin’ in the Keys!
    Well, it’s summer time. Some are here, some are not (we like the lighter crowds and the fact that part of our guide community feels there are some trout they must catch elsewhere). June marks the best time to be here to fish and well…....

Key West

  • Things To Do
    Things to do in Key West There are plenty of things to do in Key West. Aside from the 200+ drinking establishments around the island there are other things to do for the more tame visitors and for those just taking a break from the night life […]...
  • Florida Spiny Lobster Season
    Florida Keys Spiny Lobstering Well the regular season for Florida Spiny Lobster or ‘bugs’ opened on August 6th. The season goes from August 6th through March 31st in the Keys. There are a few regulations for recreational harvest of Spiny Lobster and they can be found on […]...
  • Sunset Marina Key West
    Luxury and location at Sunset Marina Key West Sunset Marina is one of Key West’s newer marinas and is located on Stock Island. Just a short drive or boat ride from downtown Key West and all the shopping, bars, restaurants and galleries. The marina sits on the […]...
  • Fishing On Your Own in Key West
    Fishing from shore in Key West Key West does not have much in the line of bridges that are very fishable. The Boca Chica bridge is a common place for fishing but since there is a new bike path in place there might be some common ground […]...
  • Key West Fishing Pier
    Key West Fishing On Your Own Key West offers some opportunities to fish from land near the bridges and off the south side of the island. I’d say you would have a good chance of catching grunts, smaller snapper, barracuda and the occasional shark. In season there […]...

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Key West Bonefishing

The Florida Keys and Key West are home to some of the best bonefishing in the world. Bonefish range in size from just a few pounds to over 10- pounds! Read more....,

Deep Sea Fishing

The deep blue ocean of the Atlantic is right off Key West, Florida and some of the best fishing grounds are a short ride past our coral reef. The Gulf Stream flows between the Florida Keys and Cuba giving us the warm water that brings in the big fish. Deep sea fishing charters are available on both light tackle and larger offshore boats. Read more...

Marquesa Key West

The Marquesas is an atoll located 22 miles west of Key West. This magical fishing mecca holds some of the best fishing in the Lower Keys for flats and fly anglers. The Marquesas also is a safe harbor for boats traveling to and from the Dry Tortugas National Park located 70 miles to the west of Key West. Mainly it's a day trip for many Key West flats fishing guides who hunt the shallows for tarpon, permit and even bonefish. In tarpon season the schools of fish that travel around the Marquesas and through the middle of Mooney Harbor are plentiful. Tarpon season runs late March through July with the most active months being April, May and June.

Key West Bed and Breakfast

Key West has a vast variety of lodging and accommodations. From a full service Key West resort to a Key West vacation rental to a quaint little Key West bed and breakfast, we have it all on our tiny 4 by 2 mile island. Some of the most unique properties are located in Old Town Key West. Many of the Key West bed and breakfast inns are tucked away in the most tropical settings the island has to offer. Read more...

Key West Restaurants

Key West has as many restaurants and bars as it does churches according to one of my older tourism books. That leaves the locals and visitors with plenty of choices for every type of cuisine imaginable.

Of course folks come to the Keys and expect to eat some delectable seafood dishes so here are a few suggestions for your palate.

Click here to view a growing favorites list of "Key West restaurants

Come fish with us in the Fabulous Florida Keys!

Key West Fishing at its best!
The Key West area is full of great fishing opportunities. Take advantage of our summer season for tarpon fishing, abundant bonefish and permit in the Key West backcountry, wreck fishing for Permit, Snapper, Grouper & Cobia, or deep sea fishing for mahi mahi, sailfish and wahoo.

Key West is at the end of the Florida Keys island chain, a short drive from South Florida. Key West has a lot to offer to saltwater fisherman as well as non-fishing companions.

Contact us at 305-294-3618 for more information on fishing in Key West!

Tarpon Fishing

Tarpon Fishing in Key West is famous. There have been many television shows and magazine articles written about the annual tarpon migration here in Key West. Come between February and September for the best shot at one of the top game fish in the world, the mighty Silver King. Read more...

Sailfish in Key West

One of the best fish fights you may ever remember is a battle with an Atlantic Sailfish. Key West has plenty of them in the winter months and all year long they are caught and released here in the Keys. Sailfish jump madly in the air when hooked and are brilliant blue and purple in color when they are 'lit up'. Captains and guides here in Key West use live bait and also troll for these beautiful sailfish.

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