Ariel Medero

#Fish: Christmas and your angler

If you're wondering what to get for that special fisherman/woman in your life for Christmas, here are some great gift ideas that will have them hooked on Christmas morning. The...

#Fishing: Tips for eluding sharks on a tuna trip

Right now we’re holding in a transition pattern. The winter pelagics, such as the sailfish and large kingfish, have yet to arrive in steady numbers, but they should be...

There are so many fish in the sea – Mahi season heats up and tarpon still going strong

The waters off Marathon are filled with people enjoying the Florida Keys lifestyle. You’ll find couples relaxing on a sunset cruise, partiers soaking up the sun at the Valhalla...

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...

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...