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Fishing Charters In Florida Keys  Ensure Fishing Vacation Fun!

Hurricane Irma Update

The Florida Keys was strongly impacted when Hurricane Irma passed through, however the Florida Keys infrastructure is quickly being repaired and is mostly functional with many businesses operational.

The Florida Keys are expected to be fully open for business by October 1st and the Key West Fantasy Fest is set to go ahead as planned!

Don't let your fear of this hurricane's damage deter your Florida Keys vacation plans. Things are getting back to normal and there are lots of great activities happening every day you don't want to miss out on!

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Fishing charters in Florida Keys are some of the best, and for good reason. They have a lot to work with, they love what they do, and they know how to do it.

With over 600 hundred species of fish to target, and a variety of structures to choose from, Florida Keys fishing guides are in the middle of a fisherman's paradise. 

These facts make planning Florida fishing vacations as easy as chumming for shark.  

You also never have to worry what time of year to plan your fishing trip for, because there's always a number of Florida Keys fish in "season".  

Your Florida Keys vacation plans also don't have to be area specific.  Whether charter fishing Key West, Marathon, Islamorada or Key Largo, you'll find a number of pulse pounding Florida Keys fishing spots.

It also doesn't matter if you're a novice or a die hard seasoned pro.  No matter what your skill level, you'll have no trouble finding qualified fishing charters in Florida Keys willing to take you to the best fishing spots. 


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Some Florida Keys fishing charters specialize in the calm waters of the flats and the Florida Keys backcountry and it's important to know what to expect from qualified Key West fishing guides before hiring one for a half or full day.

Usually equipped for spin casting and fly fishing, these Florida Keys fishing guides target popular fighting fish such as bonefish, permit, snook, shark, barracuda, cobia and tarpon

If you like to go slightly offshore and fish somewhat deeper, you can go out with Florida Keys fishing guides that specialize in light tackle fishing and wreck and reef fishing.  Common fighting fish are yellowtail, jacks, smaller grouper, barracuda, permit and shark.

However, if you are after the serious prize, and want to go offshore fishing Florida Keys fish won't disappoint.  You can fish the deep ridges of the outer reef, troll the deep blue, or hunker down over a sunken ship.  

Charter fishing trips that specialize in deep sea fishing Florida Keys dark blue waters get you out to where the large billfish are.  Here you'll fight sailfish and marlin, go deep enough and you'll catch a swordfish or large grouper, and of course there's wahoo, tuna, amberjack and mahi mahi to fight and dance with.

The secret to success when it comes to fishing in Florida Keys is to simply get out and do it.  Don't wait, the fish are biting, and there's plenty of top fishing charters in Florida Keys qualified to take you out. 






Directory Of Florida Keys Fishing Charters

To help you find the right fishing charter company, I've compiled a list arranged by area.

The charter fishing listings I've included provide a preview of where they fish, how they fish, boat information, amenities as well as a Check Rates button so you can get more detailed and current information about each of them.

You'll also find that many specialize in a variety of boating trips that include spearfishing charters in Islamorada, FL Marathon Key and Key West FL, as well as sunset cruises, island hopping, snorkeling trips and other types of boating activities.

You should be mindful of one very important fact though. This IS the Florida Keys and fishing is king here!

That means during peak season, fishing charters can become heavily booked. If you want to go on a specific day, or have a specific fishing charter in mind, or want to target a certain species of saltwater fish, you should book your fishing charter trip as soon as possible. This way you know you'll get what you want, when you want it.




Florida Keys Fishing Charters By Area

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If you've been Florida Keys fishing or are planning a fishing trip, we'd enjoy hearing from you. You can use the comment form below to tell us which fishing charters in Florida Keys you've gone out with, or are planning to use on your Florida Keys fishing vacation. We'd also enjoy hearing where you went, and what you caught.



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Key Largo - 33037
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