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Artificial Lure Fishing Charters Near Little Torch Key, Fl
Head out of Big Pine Key to explore the Offshore waters and Reefs with Captain Mark. He will help you target a variety of Snappers, Grouper, Hogfish, Mackerel, Dolphin (Mahi), and Porgies, just to name a few! He will provide all the finest gear from Penn and Shimano but also encourages you to bring your own gear if you'd like to land a big one on your own supply. All you'll need to bring is hat, Sunscreen, non-marking shoes, drinks and food, and a good pair of sunglasses…(Captain Mark asks that you please Do Not bring Spray Sunblock) You'll be heading out aboard his 21ft Mako which is a super fun boat to explore the open water in. These trips can however be dependent on the weather. If there is some serious chop, he may reccomend staying closer to shore to target Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Bonefish, and others! Some days the weather is not ideal for the scheduled trip, but good for another type of fishing. Captain Mark's goal is to provide the most enjoyable day on the water possible. Read More
Offshore Reef Trip
If your looking for a fantastic Key West fishing adventure look no further! Captain Joe has over 40 years of experience and would love to put his extensive fish knowledge to work for you. Everything on your charter is up to date and double-checked to provide you with a safe and rewarding experience that the entire family can enjoy. Fish year-round aboard our fast, beautiful Whitewater center console. We offer eco-tours and beach excursions too. Our adventures are limited to four guests, making for an intimate experience with your friends or family, and allowing us to provide an unforgettable experience at a very affordable fare. All ages, genders and all experience levels are welcome without fear of judgment. You won't have to worry about not being prepared either, Captain Joe will provide everything you need to get you started on the right foot. He'll supply the boat, fuel, insurance, rods, bait, tackle, ice, local knowledge, navigation, and safety equipment. You don’t even need a fishing license. Just bring your personal items: sunscreen, clothing for the predicted weather, polarized sunglasses, swim/snorkel gear, lunch and preferred beverages. Read More
Key West Fishing Experience
When the Tarpon are in full swing down there in the Keys, there's nothing more exhilarating than going out to chase these acrobatic giants! Captain Anthony has years of experiences fishing the waters around Key West, and if there is something he knows how to do with his eyes closed, it's catching Tarpon in the summer months! Head out with him to catch "Silver Kings" on live crab, pinfish, or their favorite, mullet—or chase them down with artificial lures for an exhilarating sight-casting experience. Whatever you decide to do Captain Anthony, he'll provide expert guidance while taking you to his favorite honey holes and channels. Get out there and have a blast! Read More
Evening Tarpon Slam
Get offshore with Captain Rob, a dedicated and experienced captain who hails from a line of professional anglers. With more than thirty years of experience fishing here in the Keys, he knows every bit of this fishery and will make sure to put you on a trophy, fill your coolers, show you a great time on the water, or all of the above! On this trip, you'll be heading out to offshore water within about 30 miles of Key West. Here, you can chase every fish under the sun, including pelagic feeders such as Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo, plus giant reef fish such as Groupers and Snappers! Drop lines, troll lures, and cast out for the fish of a lifetime—you can rely on Captain Rob to help you land it. You'll be fishing aboard a 36' Yellowfin center console, outfitted with three F300 Yamaha outboards for a triple-helping of speed. Plus, when you're on a center console, you'll be able to fish 360º of water around the boart, giving you a lot of options. Get out there with Captain Rob and have a blast! Read More
Key West Drag Ripping
Hop on board with Captain Alejandro and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing the middle Keys! Long Key is great because you can stick around the flats and go after some of the prized inshore species that the Keys are known for without a long offshore excursion. On this half, 3/4 or full-day trip, Captain Alejandro will take you to on the inshore flats and nearshore reefs and wrecks where you can go after Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout and even Tarpon depending on the season. You can target these fish using light tackle, artificial lures, and doing some drift fishing. Whatever you want to catch, Captain Alejandro will get your rod set up with what the fish are biting, put you in prime spots and give you some expert guidance! Captain Alejandro fishes aboard a 25' Mako center console that has a capacity for 4 anglers. Powered by a 300 HP Mercury engine, this vessel will have no problem navigating the Key inshores! She comes complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a T-top for shade, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Alejandro will even clean any keepers for you to take home! Captain Alejandro will provide all rods, reels, tackle, bait and some bottled water. All you need to bring is sun protection and any food or drinks you might want. Book your trip today with this expert local captain! Read More
Long Key Adventure - 25' Mako
Experience Thrilling Deep Sea Fishing in Key West with Captain Jeremy! Join Captain Jeremy on an exhilarating deep sea fishing adventure in the stunning waters of Key West, Florida. Aboard his 30' center console, you'll have the opportunity to utilize various fishing techniques, chase after incredible species, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Diverse Fishing Techniques Captain Jeremy's expertise spans a range of fishing techniques, ensuring a well-rounded experience for anglers of all skill levels. Whether you prefer artificial lure fishing, heavy tackle fishing, kite fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, sight casting, or trolling, you'll find it all here. Target Impressive Species Key West boasts a diverse ecosystem teeming with impressive fish species, including Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo. These highly sought-after catches offer thrilling battles and delicious rewards. Deep Water Adventures Venture out to the deep waters as Captain Jeremy goes "run and gun" style in search of Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Feel the excitement as you track these fish and prepare for thrilling battles. Flexible Fishing Approaches Captain Jeremy's approach to "run and gun" and trolling depends on the conditions of the day, ensuring you have the best chance of a successful and enjoyable fishing experience. Book Your Deep Sea Fishing Trip Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking a new challenge or new to the world of deep sea fishing and eager to explore, Captain Jeremy's trip in Key West promises an extraordinary day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and fantastic catches. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an incredible deep sea fishing adventure with Captain Jeremy! Read More
The Marquesas Keys are legendary as a world class light tackle fishing destination. Located approximately 30 miles west of Key West just beyond the Boca Grande Channel, the Marquesas Keys are 36 miles east of the Dry Tortugas, which is the farthest key traveling west, in the entire Florida Keys chain. This atoll is hard to get to and gets a lot less fishing pressure. The sublime nature is a fantastic habitat for all types of inshore and flats dwelling species like Tarpon in the summer months, Baracuda in the winter months, Grouper in Bonefish and Permit year round! There are tons of other species as well, and you could easily see Jacks, SSharks, Snapper, Cobia, Ladyfish, Bluefish, and Redfish. Given the remoteness of the island, weather can play a huge roll in whether or not it is safe to make the voyage. So watch the radar, and if seas do not permit the journey, Captain Chandler will be more than happy to chase the fish with you inshore around Key West! The Captain will bring everything you need for this trip from gear to lunch! So all you need to bring with you is a tip for your guide and Captain Chandler will take great care of you. Read More
Marquesas Atoll Light Tackle
Are you interested in exploring the Key West fisheries? This private 6-hour trip is a great option! Whether you are an avid angler or it is your first time fishing, we are happy to accommodate you aboard the Double Wrap! You will have the chance to utilize various fishing techniques in search of species like Snapper, Grouper, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, and more. With 6 hours on the water, you can target a trophy fish and even mount a replica to remember your trip forever if you choose! Your Captain is happy to tailor the trip to accommodate your fishing preferences. Read More
3/4 Day Key West Sportfishing
Come experience the Florida Keys on this incredible adventure with Captain Kyle! The Keys are a world-renowned fishing destination, and there's no better way to enjoy all that they have to offer than a trip aboard his 25' Pathfinder bay boat. The options are endless, whether you want to enjoy a half-day, a 3/-4 day, or a full-day trip! Captain Kyle specializes in catching a variety of species in many depths of water, while making sure you have a fun and memorable experience. This is ideal for beginner to intermediate anglers who are looking to bend some rods and hear the drag scream. Target species include Tarpon, Jacks, Barracuda, Mackerel, Sharks, Bonefish, Snapper, Permit, Cobia and more! These will vary by season and weather, but rest assured—Captain Kyle will put you on some awesome fish! You'll be provided with everything you need for a successful day out on the water, from rods, reels, and tackle, to ice, water, and fishing licenses. All he recommends you bring are any snacks and drinks and he'll take care of the rest! Dont miss this amazing fishing experience! Read More
Key West Mangroves Fishing
Key West native Evan invites you to come aboard his 32' Andros, and head offshore to hook into a pile of fish! Captain Evan has been fishing since before he could walk, and was raised commercial fishing long before he started running charters. This means he knows how to catch fish! Especially in Key West. For these offshore trips, Captain Evan likes to motor out a couple of miles offshore to do some trolling, deep-sea dropping, and fish catching! For single-day trips you can expect to hook into the likes of Wahoo, King Mackerel, all kinds of Snapper, Sharks, Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, and maybe even some Yellowfin or Blackfin Tuna! You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until the reel starts screaming or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time, Captain Evan is there to make sure you catch some fish by what ever means necessary! Beyond superior service and the perfect offshore fishing vessel, Captain Evan and his crew also provide the best rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. All Captain Evan recommends you bring is your favorite lunch, snacks, drinks, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain Evan will take care of the rest to make the most of your Key West saltwater adventure! Read More
Offshore Run - 32' Andros
Anthony specializes in Back Country fishing, depending on time of year, he keeps his focus on Sport Fish such as, Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Baracudas, and Sharks. He also, frequently fills the cooler with Cobia, Snappers and a variety of other delicious fish. The beautiful Back Country the Florida Key's are known for is compiled of shallow wrecks, breathtaking flats, sandbars and mangrove islands. It is home to a diverse group of fish and lots of other sea life. Read More
Beautiful Backcountry Fishing
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
Keys Fishing Adventure
Key West provides the unique ability to target the tarpon migration in Key West Harbor. This trip is offered from (roughly as the migration does fluctuate) March 1- July 31. This trip is centered around fishing-specific times and tides in Key West Harbor and other areas surrounding Key West. If chasing the Silver King is what you're after book know to get out there with the best!! During this trip, there are many other fish that you can catch in the harbor as well. Some of them are; cobia, permit, bonefish, mutton snapper, mangrove snapper, red grouper, black grouper, gag grouper, sharks, barracudas, jacks and many other species. Captain Spencer's 25' Pathfinder is the perfect boat to fight from when doing battle with these overgrown prehistoric minnows. The vessel also has a full tower which optimizes your fishing opportunities to spot and sightfish the Tarpon as they roll, not to mention score bait easier. She can accommodate 6 guests, however, Captain Spencer prefers to fish with 4 or less. Captain Spencer can also make accommodations to pick you up from many places around Key West. If you are staying somewhere with water access let us know and Captain Spencer will try to accommodate picking you up from your location. Read More
Key West Silver Kings And More
Welcome to Velocity Sportfishing Charters, where exhilarating fishing adventures await you in the beautiful waters of Key West, Florida. Join Captain Andy Velo and his professional crew aboard the Misty, a meticulously maintained 1988 Jersey Dawn Convertible Sport Fish. With our state-of-the-art equipment, comfortable, air-conditioned vessel, and our crew’s commitment to your safety and enjoyment, we guarantee a first-class fishing experience like no other. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, our charters cater to all skill levels. Explore the abundant fishing grounds of Key West, reel in exciting catches, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with Captain Andy and his team, your gateway to the thrilling world of sportfishing in Key West. Captain Andy's operation is a veteran-owned and operated charter business, so you can count on a professional, first-class outing for all guests. Even our vessel’s name, “Misty”, has a military history and Captain Andy loves to tell her tale, as well as his experiences aboard US Navy submarines. We offer half day to extended full-day fishing trips for Family Adventures, Corporate Trips, or Friends Vacationing in Paradise. Read More
Charter fishing in Marathon FL in the Florida Keys is one of the most enjoyable and exciting fishing adventures one can experience, an exciting rush from beginning to end! Captain Wayne, a knowledgeable and qualified Marathon fishing guide, knows how to make the experience appealing and gratifying to every angler. Whether you’re a novice angler or a veteran outdoorsman, fishing with Captain Wayne ensures your Marathon fishing trip will be an experience of a lifetime. Captain Wayne runs fishing charters in Marathon from December 1st – 3rd week of May and this year marks his 30th year guiding in the Florida Keys. Even on windy days you will fish the peaceful backwaters of Florida Bay to find tons of fish. Get out there and have a blast! Read More
Backcountry Trip - 25' Custom
Join Captain Joel on his 50' Bertram sportfisher for an exciting offshore fishing charter out of Marathon, FL! n this epic trip, you'll be targeting some of the most prized gamefish in the area, including Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo! As you board the boat, you'll be greeted by Captain Joel and his experienced crew, who will provide you with a safety briefing and a rundown of the day's itinerary. Once everyone is ready, you'll set off from the dock and head out into the crystal-clear waters of the Florida Keys. As you make your way out to the fishing grounds, Captain Joel will share his knowledge of the area and give you some tips and techniques to maximize your chances of landing a big catch. You'll be fishing with top-of-the-line equipment, including high-quality reels and rods, and all bait and tackle will be provided. Once you arrive at the fishing grounds, the excitement will begin! Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo are all known for their fast and furious fighting style, and you'll need to be quick and agile to reel them in. With Captain Joel's expert guidance, you'll have the best chance of landing the catch of a lifetime. Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Florida Keys, soak up some sun, and spend some quality time with your fishing buddies! And, of course, you'll have plenty of opportunities to snap some photos of your impressive catches to share with your friends and family. At the end of the charter, Captain Joel and his crew will clean and fillet your fish, so you can take your catch home and enjoy it for dinner. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, this offshore fishing charter with Captain Joel is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Read More
Marathon Offshore Slam- 50’ Bertram
Join Captain Joel on his 30' Boca Grande sportfisher for an exciting offshore fishing charter out of Marathon, FL! n this epic trip, you'll be targeting some of the most prized gamefish in the area, including Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo! As you board the boat, you'll be greeted by Captain Joel and his experienced crew, who will provide you with a safety briefing and a rundown of the day's itinerary. Once everyone is ready, you'll set off from the dock and head out into the crystal-clear waters of the Florida Keys. As you make your way out to the fishing grounds, Captain Joel will share his knowledge of the area and give you some tips and techniques to maximize your chances of landing a big catch. You'll be fishing with top-of-the-line equipment, including high-quality reels and rods, and all bait and tackle will be provided. Once you arrive at the fishing grounds, the excitement will begin! Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo are all known for their fast and furious fighting style, and you'll need to be quick and agile to reel them in. With Captain Joel's expert guidance, you'll have the best chance of landing the catch of a lifetime. Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Florida Keys, soak up some sun, and spend some quality time with your fishing buddies! And, of course, you'll have plenty of opportunities to snap some photos of your impressive catches to share with your friends and family. At the end of the charter, Captain Joel and his crew will clean and fillet your fish, so you can take your catch home and enjoy it for dinner. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, this offshore fishing charter with Captain Joel is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Read More
Marathon Offshore - 30’ Boca Grande
Catch More fish! A full day allows us more time to go further, try more techniques, target more species, and ultimately catch more fish. A full day usually leaves the dock around 7:30 a.m. and returns around 3:30 p.m. However, these times may vary depending on the time of year, conditions, and customer preference. His vessel, a 28' center console (built by Latitude Tournament Boats), is a true "hybrid" fishing machine. This means that on a nice day, you can comfortably fish offshore reefs, wrecks, and Gulfstream currents. You also have the option to fish backcountry channels, inshore wrecks, and nearshore patch reefs if the wind picks up. On a full day, we might have the opportunity to target multiple species both in the deep and the shallow. Captain John specializes in light tackle fishing. This means he'll match the rod and reel outfit to the size fish you're targeting to make for the best overall angling experience. If you would like to fly fish, the captain can accommodate you. However, you must bring your own fly fishing equipment. Expect to target Amberjack, Barracuda, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, and more, depending on the length of your trip. Evening Tarpon trips are also offered. Live bait makes a big difference. Pilchards, pinfish, herring, ballyhoo, and blue crabs are some of the varieties you are likely to find in the livewell. Catching bait is part of the charter, and while it may take some extra time, your captain knows it makes the difference between a fantastic fishing trip and one that's just okay. Your fishing license is included. Bring sunblock (non-spray), sunglasses, a hat, snacks, and drinks. Book your trip and hit the water today! Read More
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Everything to Know About Booking a Little Torch Key artificial lure fishing charter
What are the best artificial lure fishing charters in Little Torch Key?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 57 artificial lure fishing trips in Little Torch Key, and the most popular trips in the area are Reef Fishing guided by Allen and Epic Fish and Snorkel Combo guided by Allen.
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What types of artificial lure fishing charters are common in Little Torch Key?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for artificial lure fishing in Little Torch Key as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for artificial lure fishing in Little Torch Key are: 1. yellowtail snapper, 2. mahi mahi, 3. tarpon, and 4. blackfin tuna.
How much do Little Torch Key artificial lure fishing charters cost?
for artificial lure fishing in Little Torch Key prices can range anywhere from an affordable $400 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for artificial lure fishing in Little Torch Key is $841. The average price for a full day trip for artificial lure fishing in Little Torch Key is $1,474.
What month is best for on a artificial lure fishing charter in Little Torch Key?
The most popular season to go on a artificial lure fishing charter in Little Torch Key is spring, and most anglers book their trips 16 days in advance.
Do I need a Little Torch Key fishing license and what are the bag limits in Little Torch Key?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Little Torch Key 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 Little Torch Key.
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