Florida Keys Weekly



Monday, April 14th, 2014

Plenty of fish in the sea – Mangrove snapper, yellowtail, dolphin, sails, tarpon and more

There is a lot of variety in the waters off the Middle Keys: mangrove snappers, yellow-tail snappers, mutton snappers, groupers, dolphin, sailfish, tuna and tarpon. (If you’re visiting, now is the time to hook-up with a local charter captain and experience some of the great fishing Marathon has to offer.) For consistent rod-bending action this

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

Big dolphin, marlin await committed anglers offshore – Try going out in deep water

Nothing I see from the tower looks as good as the strike of a marlin or big dolphin as it greyhounds for the horizon while attached to my angler’s line. The scream of the reel as line...

Monday, March 17th, 2014

It takes some doin’, but the tuna are there – Charters are way out and fishing deep to catch blackfins and skips

Offshore, the dolphin (mahi mahi) have been scattered, but I have had some reports from fellow charter captains that there were a few quality fish in the 20- to 30-pound class out in the blue. Captain James...

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Hidden off Caroline Street is a world of flavor in quality entrees – Grunts is known for island food and scenery

The quaint building that houses Grunts Bar was once part of the Old Island Trading Post at Porter Docks, where the Pier House is located today. The structure was moved to the quiet end of Caroline Street...

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Nine One Five continues to please – Key West restaurant is known for its seafood

When I learned that my “chef friend” Dave was coming to visit, I knew we had to try some cuisine that was original, professional, and spectacular. Dave has been coming to Key West for years and we...

Friday, January 17th, 2014

If the problem is a big toothy fish, the solution is a wire leader – Get the kingfish, wahoo and mackerel all the way to the boat

If you live in the Florida Keys, or are a frequent visitor, you know that the fishing forecast can be extremely unpredictable in the winter months. One day it’s flat calm with 2- to 3-foot seas offshore,...

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Light winter means anglers are catching a mixed bag – Fishermen reporting random pattern of tunas, sailfish and dolphin

While 2013 was an excellent year for fishing in the Florida Keys, early indications are that 2014 is going to be even better. Beyond the reef we’re catching mixed bags of hard-fighting pelagic species including sailfish, wahoo,...

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Just in time for the holidays, Santa brings sails for anglers

For a few days there, every thing was fine — calm winds, flat seas, and sunshine gave everyone an opportunity to get out and enjoy everything our Florida Keys waters have to offer. The billfish flags have...

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