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trip description for Keys Fishing Extravaganza in Key Largo

Hop on board with Captain Dustin and explore the beautiful waters of the Florida Keys! The nearshore waters around Key Largo are a great spot to catch some of the sought-after fish that Florida is known for without going too far from the dock. Venturing a little farther to the offshore waters can reward you with some prized big game fish. On this trip you'll get a little of both! On this 6-hour trip, Captain Dustin will take you to the nearshore and offshore waters of Key Largo where you can expect to target a selection of fish including Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Spanish Mackerel, and Wahoo. You'll be using a variety of techniques such as heavy tackle, live bait, artificial lures, bottom fishing and trolling. Just let Captain Dustin know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method to get one on your line! You'll be fishing aboard a luxurious 38’ Outer Banks sportfisher with a capacity for 6 people. Powered by twin 500 HP Cummins engines, she'll get you where the fish are biting in a hurry! This do-it-all vessel comes with all the necessities including GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers, a Flybridge, and an Ice Box to store your catches. It also boasts comfortable amenities such as Air Conditioning, a Multimedia System, a bathroom and even a bed. You are welcome to take home any keepers, and Captain Dustin will clean them for you at the dock. Everything will be provided by the crew from rods, reels, and licenses, to cooler space, ice, and waters, so all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, weather appropriate gear, and a camera to document your catch! Captain Dustin and Crew will take care of everything else if you'd like. Whether you'd like to sit back and wait for the reel to start screaming, or if you want a rod in your hand the whole time, Captain Dustin is there to make sure you catch a pile of fish whatever way suits you best! Read More

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Keys Fishing Extravaganza

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Key Largo Fishing Adventure in Key Largo

Captain Maurice offers these action-packed luxurious fishing adventures out of Hawks Cay, Duck Key, and Marathon, Florida. You’ll explore the best nearshore and offshore spots in the area as well as its reef and wrecks that are known for their good fish stocks. Having fished all his life and being an expert in waters throughout Florida, Captain Maurice will do the most to make sure you have an enjoyable day of fishing as well as the best chance for landing a great catch. Some of the species you can catch include various sorts of Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Swordfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, and many more challenging species. To attract them, you can bottom fish, kite fish, spin, jig, and more. Kids are welcome to join your trip and you’re free to take home the fish you reel in. Bring nothing but the food of your choice, as Captain Maurice will provide you with all the fishing gear, bait, drinks, licenses, and even catch cleaning. Pick your day and enjoy a wonderful day on the water with your loved ones! He runs his trips aboard a 36’ Yellowfin center console that sits up to 6 guests. This powerful boat runs on triple 300HP Mercury engines and uses full-featured navigation technology to reach fishing spots quickly and safely. The boat’s outriggers, downriggers, snorkeling gear, and livewell will all improve your fishing experience. There’s even a multimedia system you can use as well as an ice-box. Read More

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Key Largo Fishing Adventure

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Key Largo Reef Trip in Key Largo

Experience the thrill of deep-sea fishing on an unforgettable reef fishing trip in Miami, FL! On board Captain Daniel's 25' Contender center console, you'll be in a perfect place to hook up a variety of reef species, especially Snappers, Groupers, Barracuda, Amberjack, and more! To attract bites, you'll be fishing a bunch of different lures and bait, jigging, and bottomfishing where the big lunkers like to hang out. Captain Daniel's has tons of tips and tricks to help you hook a monster, and there's no better opportunity for a personal best than this trip! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Daniel's 25' Contender, which is equipped with a 300-HP Suzuki outboard for a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your catches! Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner looking to try your hand at deep-sea fishing, Captain Daniel's reef fishing trip in Miami is the perfect way to create lasting memories with friends and family. Captain Daniel will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. So, what are you waiting for? Book your adventure today and get ready for an unforgettable day on the water. Read More

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Key Largo Reef Trip

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25 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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trip description for Deep Sea, Wreck and Reef in Key Largo

We offer 4, 6 & 8 hour fishing tours with a maximum capacity of 6 passengers. Please note that the pricing is for the entire charter, not per person. Our package includes fishing licenses, equipment, bait, tackle, fuel, ice, and filleting your catch. We highly recommend wearing light, SPF clothing to protect you from the sun. Sunscreen, hats, and polarized sunglasses are also highly suggested. For safety and traction, we recommend wearing sneakers or closed-toed shoes, and we discourage flip flops, although they are permitted. Seasickness can ruin an otherwise fantastic day on the water. If you are susceptible to sea sickness or are uncertain if you are affected, we suggest asking your physician for an anti-motion sickness patch. Over-the-counter remedies have varying degrees of efficacy. Charters that return to the dock early at the client's request will be charged the entire amount booked for the charter. There are no exceptions. We strive to provide every guest with an outstanding deep sea fishing tour in Key Largo FL and will make every effort to accommodate any disability, need or or special request. Please indicate any assistance required in the online booking notes section. We are excited to go fishing with you and wish you tight lines! Read More

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Deep Sea, Wreck And Reef

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34 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Offshore Pelagics - 38’ Outer Banks in Key Largo

Head out with Captain Dustin to experience Key Largo's Elite Sportfishing dream aboard a 38' Outer Banks! On this Offshore adventure you can have the opportunity to catch pelagics like Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna. Depending on weather conditions Captain Dustin will show you how to Kite fish for Sailfish, and troll different depths for Mahi, Wahoo, and Tuna. You'll be fishing in comfort and in style aboard Captain Dustin's 38' Sportfisher. Everything will be provided by the crew from rods, reels, and licenses, to cooler space, ice, and waters, so all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, weather appropriate gear, and a camera to document your catch! Captain Dustin and Crew will take care of everything else if you'd like. Whether you'd like to sit back and wait for the reel to start screaming, or if you want a rod in your hand the whole time, Captain Dustin is there to make sure you catch a pile of fish whatever way suits you best! Captain Dustin runs other trips as well, so if you're looking for a short trip with Captain Dustin and his knowledgeable, personable, and fun crew, see below the reviews section to check availability for their Reef trips, Wreck trips, Shark trips, and much more. Family owned and operated, they have over 40 combined years of fishing experience in South Florida and The Bahamas. ​Just let us know what your looking to do and we'll get you set up! Read More

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Offshore Pelagics - 38’ Outer Banks

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Patch Reef Trip in Key Largo

Get ready to hook into to some monsters out along the reefs of Key Largo, FL with Captain Bryon. Bryon is a lifetime fisherman with years of experience that will provide you with an exciting day out on the water. Just pack your glasses and sunscreen and let Captain Bryon take care of the rest, from bait and tackle to your fishing license. And you don't have to worry about wasting your time sitting over the same spot on this trip, if the fish aren't hot in one spot, you'll be hopping between reefs and wrecks working your way further from Key Largo throughout the day to find the best action. Your target species for this trip will be a variety of Snapper species as well as some Black Grouper, Hogfish, and Amberjack. If bottom fishing isn’t your thing, Captain Bryon can rig you up with some lighter tackle or do some trolling for Mahi-Mahi. Captain Bryan has a 30’ Sea Hunt center console that comfortably fits up to 6 anglers. Perfect for fishing in this environment, this boat is equipped with 2 300HP Yamaha engines that can get you where you need to be quickly. This 2020 model boat is also equipped with modern Garmin GPS technology, a fish finder, and a restroom. This Sea Hunt also includes outriggers, a live bait well, and an ice chest to accommodate any and all fishing needs. The only thing you'll need to bring for this Florida coast adventure is your own food and beverages as well as any necessary clothing and/or sun protection for you and your party and you'll be landing fish in no time. Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Key Largo mahi mahi fishing charter

What are the best mahi mahi fishing charters in Key Largo?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 41 mahi mahi trips in Key Largo, and the most popular trips in the area are Key Largo Reef and Offshore guided by Jim, Blue Water Trip guided by Bryon, and Key Largo Offshore guided by Andrew.

Our guides in Key Largo are rated a 4.86 out of 5 based on 2526 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Mahi Mahi charter include Islamorada, Tavernier and Layton.

Looking for kid friendly mahi mahi guides / fishing lessons in Key Largo? Check out our beginner and family friendly mahi mahi guides in Key Largo.

What types of mahi mahi fishing charters are common in Key Largo?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for mahi mahi in Key Largo as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Key Largo are trolling, bottom fishing, and live bait fishing but heavy tackle fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Key Largo mahi mahi fishing charters cost?

for mahi mahi in Key Largo prices can range anywhere from an affordable $675 to $2,500, but the average price for a half day trip for mahi mahi in Key Largo is $956. The average price for a full day trip for mahi mahi in Key Largo is $1,401.

What month is best for mahi mahi fishing in Key Largo?

The most popular season for mahi mahi fishing in Key Largo is spring, and most anglers book their trips 60 days in advance.

Do I need a Key Largo fishing license for mahi mahi and what are the bag limits for mahi mahi in Key Largo?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Key Largo don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Key Largo.

What is mahi mahi fishing in Key Largo all about?

In Key Largo, anglers have the opportunity to target one of the most sought-after pelagic species: the mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado. These vibrant and acrobatic fish are prized for their striking colors, aerial displays, and delicious taste, making them a favorite among anglers of all skill levels. Mahi-mahi inhabit the warm offshore waters of Key Largo, particularly around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures, where they prey on smaller fish and crustaceans. With its abundance of offshore habitats and proximity to the Gulf Stream, Key Largo offers ideal conditions for targeting mahi-mahi year-round.

Mahi-mahi fishing in Key Largo is characterized by its thrilling and fast-paced action. Anglers typically employ trolling techniques with artificial lures or rigged baits to cover a wide area of water and locate feeding mahi-mahi. During the warmer months, mahi-mahi may congregate in large schools around floating debris or weed lines, providing anglers with exciting opportunities to hook into multiple fish in quick succession. Anglers can also target mahi-mahi using live bait fishing techniques, presenting lively baitfish such as ballyhoo or small mackerel to entice strikes from these voracious predators.

The mahi-mahi fishing season in Key Largo is relatively consistent throughout the year, with peak opportunities occurring during the spring and summer months. As water temperatures rise, mahi-mahi become more active and abundant in offshore waters, making them easier to locate and target. During this time, anglers can expect to encounter mahi-mahi of various sizes, from small schoolies to trophy-sized bulls, providing plenty of excitement and memorable catches. Whether trolling, live bait fishing, or casting to surface-feeding fish, mahi-mahi fishing in Key Largo offers anglers an exhilarating offshore adventure and the chance to reel in some of the most colorful and exciting fish in the ocean.

What are the most popular months to fish for mahi mahi in Key Largo?

In Key Largo, the mahi-mahi fishing season extends throughout the year, with peak opportunities occurring during certain seasons due to favorable conditions for these pelagic fish. Generally, the spring and summer months mark the prime mahi-mahi fishing seasons in Key Largo. As temperatures rise, mahi-mahi become more active and abundant in the offshore waters surrounding Key Largo. During these warmer months, anglers can expect to encounter large schools of mahi-mahi congregating around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures, providing excellent opportunities for exciting catches.

Fall also offers favorable conditions for mahi-mahi fishing in Key Largo. As the weather begins to cool, mahi-mahi may continue to feed voraciously in offshore waters, providing anglers with ample opportunities to target these colorful and acrobatic fish. Additionally, fall sees a decrease in fishing pressure compared to the busy summer months, allowing anglers to enjoy a more peaceful and relaxed fishing experience while still having a chance to reel in trophy-sized mahi-mahi. Anglers can employ a variety of techniques such as trolling, live bait fishing, or casting to surface-feeding fish to target mahi-mahi during the fall season in Key Largo.

While mahi-mahi can be caught in Key Largo waters year-round, winter may present some challenges for anglers due to cooler water temperatures and potentially rough seas. However, dedicated anglers who brave the elements can still find opportunities to target mahi-mahi, particularly in deeper offshore waters where these fish may congregate. By adjusting their tactics and targeting areas with suitable conditions, anglers in Key Largo can continue to pursue mahi-mahi during the winter season, albeit with some adjustments. Whether fishing during the peak summer months or braving the winter elements, mahi-mahi fishing in Key Largo promises an exhilarating offshore adventure and the chance to reel in some of the most colorful and exciting fish in the ocean.

What techniques are popular for catching mahi mahi in Key Largo?

In Key Largo, anglers employ a variety of effective techniques to target mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado. One popular method is trolling, where anglers use artificial lures or rigged baits dragged behind the boat at varying speeds to cover a wide area of water. Trolling allows anglers to search for mahi-mahi around floating debris, weed lines, or offshore structures where these fish often congregate. Brightly colored lures or baits mimicking small fish or squid can attract the attention of mahi-mahi, enticing strikes from these voracious predators.

Another successful technique for mahi-mahi fishing in Key Largo is live bait fishing. Anglers use live baitfish such as ballyhoo, small mackerel, or pilchards rigged with circle hooks to entice strikes from mahi-mahi. Live bait fishing allows anglers to present a natural and enticing offering to feeding fish, increasing their chances of success. Anglers can deploy live baits under floats or downriggers to target mahi-mahi at different depths, depending on the fish's location and feeding behavior.

Additionally, casting to surface-feeding fish is a thrilling and rewarding technique for targeting mahi-mahi in Key Largo. When anglers encounter mahi-mahi actively feeding near the surface, they can cast lures or rigged baits directly into the frenzy to provoke strikes. Surface lures such as poppers or stick baits, as well as flashy spoons or jigs, can be effective in imitating the movements of fleeing baitfish, enticing aggressive strikes from mahi-mahi. Whether trolling, live bait fishing, or casting to surface-feeding fish, anglers in Key Largo have a variety of techniques at their disposal to target mahi-mahi and enjoy an exhilarating offshore fishing adventure.

What other species are popular in Key Largo?

Aside from mahi-mahi, Key Largo offers anglers a diverse array of fish species to target, ensuring a rewarding fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels. One popular catch is the tarpon, a formidable game fish known for its impressive size, acrobatic leaps, and powerful fights. Tarpon can be found in the coastal waters, channels, and flats around Key Largo, particularly during the warmer months. Anglers target tarpon using a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing, lure casting, and fly fishing, making for thrilling battles and memorable encounters.

Another prized species in Key Largo is the bonefish, revered for its speed, agility, and challenging behavior. Bonefish inhabit the shallow flats and sandy bottoms of the Florida Keys, where they feed on crustaceans, shrimp, and small fish. Anglers often sight-fish for bonefish, scanning the clear waters for signs of feeding fish and making precise casts with bait or flies to entice strikes. These elusive fish provide exciting battles and require finesse to catch, making them a favorite among fly fishermen and light tackle enthusiasts in Key Largo.

Additionally, Key Largo's coastal waters are home to a variety of other sought-after species, including permit, redfish, snook, snapper species such as mangrove snapper and mutton snapper, grouper species such as black grouper and gag grouper, king mackerel, wahoo, tuna, sailfish, and more. Whether fishing from shore, pier, or boat, anglers can explore a range of habitats and depths in pursuit of their favorite catches. With its diverse marine ecosystem and abundance of fishing opportunities, Key Largo remains a top destination for anglers seeking memorable experiences on the water.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Super knowledgable, great with kids, put us on fish immediately. Never stopped working. Will be back!

    Jack P. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had the best experience with Andrew. He’s a born and raised in Key Largo local and he put us on a bunch of spots where fish were biting. He was so patient when we got tangled or lost our bait and was just in general super friendly and helpful. You can tell he spends his days on the water because there’s no place he’d rather be. And he also cleaned our fish with an amazing alacrity and gave us excellent recommendations on where we could have it cooked for us by highly acclaimed local chefs. It wasn’t just fishing, Andrew was the whole package.

    Erica B. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great time! Very nice guy, helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely go out again.

    Jeff C. with Daniel P. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great time, knowledgeable and cool captain! Highly recommend!

    Gary G. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Andrew was great. Worked very hard to make sure everyone in our party had a good time and caught fish. Would highly recommend him

    Bruce B. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome Captin! If you have kids Captin Andrew is your man! He is the best we had a great time.!

    Kevin R. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Andrew is a great captain and person. He’s the best!

    Philip B. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What an awesome fishing guide! Omg. We caught so many fish. Cool boat, excellent ability to find the fish, great tips on local ways to get cooked for our dinner. Just had a ball!

    Renotta H. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason, he is a true professional. He laid us on plentiful fish. I highly recommend his services and will use him again next year!

    Gary P. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason was excellent. Throughout the trip, he was knowledgable, kind and ensured that we had a great time. He knew all about the species we caught, shared anecdotes from his previous trips and stories from his 15 years of fishing in the keys. We would highly recommend Jason as a guide and we’ll be sure to go out again with him the next time we’re back in the keys

    David P. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Our family had a great and memorable afternoon with Captain Andrew! He was so patient and kind with our 7 & 8 year. He put us on a ton of fish and even convinced us to to let him clean some to take to a local restaurant for a fresh fish dinner which was awesome. You can tell he really loves what he does and his genuine enthusiasm to get you on some fish was awesome. Would highly recommend a trip with Captain Andrew!

    Kirk B. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Andrew was fantastic! Knows his stuff for sure! Caught everything from Jack Crevalle to snook to a 5' bull shark! Will definitely be headed out with him again!

    Tamsin H. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome time. Captain Andrew worked to put us on the fish, we limited out. Great experience.

    Craig N. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing

    Irwin M. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had the best time! Andrew was a great guide, very hard working. We caught lots of fish! Awesome trip!

    Christy E. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason was amazing! Very knowledgeable and funny. Makes your trip feel like you’re with a friend and for sure worth it!

    Lilly M. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Our day out with Captain Jeremy was great! He was able to handle our 13 yr old twins 🤪 and all their shenanigans while managing to get them putting fish in the boat that made amazing fish tacos! 🎣🙌🫶

    Kaycie L. with Jeremy M. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Drew was awesome. We booked a 4 hrs trip and he put us right on fish. He was very personable and knowledgeable. Would definitely book with him again.

    James M. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Excellent/knowledgeable captain.. caught a lot of fish!

    Daniel O. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a blast. Drew was an amazing Captain. He told us stories about Key Largo and was super helpful. It was so much fun! Can’t wait to do it again.😊

    Lisa M. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

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