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A fish swimming under water - Great white shark


One subject that I haven’t talked much about much in the fishing reports is Florida Keys shark fishing. We often get so set on...
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Red Hot Reef Action

Conditions in the Middle Florida Keys were quite windy over the past few days, but that didn’t stop us from getting on the water...
A man holding a fish - Big-game fishing


Last week the Middle Keys experienced a wahoo bite like I haven’t seen in quite some time. Just about every captain I talked to...
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Happy New Year Anglers!

Hopefully you’ve recovered from your New Year’s Eve celebration and are ready to get out on the water and take advantage of some excellent...
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Santa’s Catch

The day before Christmas I received quite a shock, when Santa and his reindeer showed up at the dock. Rudolph and Prancer, Dancer and...
A man holding a fish in the water - Mackerel

Offshore Excitement

What a great time it is to be in the Florida Keys. The seas have been calm, the temperatures are nice and warm (but...
A person holding a fish in the water - Marathon

Hot fishing and calm seas

Well finally someone turned off the wind machine, and the spring fishing is red hot. Offshore, the dolphin bite is fairly consistent although it is...
A man holding a fish on a boat - Big-game fishing

Changes in Seasons

While our friends up north experience an early spring tempered with the return of freezing temperatures, we lucky folks down here in the Keys...
A man holding a fish on a boat in a body of water - Big-game fishing

Spring is in the air and water

Well it’s the middle of March, and we are definitely making the transition from winter fishing to spring and summer style fishing. The water temperatures...
A man holding a fish in the water - Fisherman

A wild week on the water

While the Best Bet teams braved some seriously gusty winds and choppy water this week, the front that moved through the Keys on Sunday...