Key West Fishing Report

Key West Fishing Report for June 6, 2019

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FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.

It's June here in the Florida Keys and Tarpon are here. Its the time of year we all look forward to. Early morning is the best time to try and find Tarpon rolling at first light. Darker fly patterns are the way to go in the early morning (black and purples) with lighter colors working better in the afternoon. Along with Bonefish, the Permit are starting to find their way back onto the flats so keep and eye out for schools of shadows pushing water across sand and mottled bottom. Cudas will be laid up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile.

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

The Tuna bite is still on with many boats catching plenty for a fun charter and a potentially delicious dinner! Sailfish have been spotted as well with the wind pushing in long wind lines and causing a nice color change outside the reef. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for May 21, 2019

Hello Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.  Thank you for your interest in our Key West Fishing Report for Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.

It's May here in the Florida Keys and Tarpon here. Its the time of year we all look forward to. Early morning is the best time to try and find Tarpon rolling at first light. Darker fly patterns are the way to go in the early morning (black and purples) with lighter colors working better in the afternoon. Along with Bonefish, the Permit are starting to find their way back onto the flats so keep and eye out for schools of shadows pushing water across sand and mottled bottom. Cudas will be laid up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile.

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

The Tuna bite is still on with many boats catching plenty for a fun charter and a potentially delicious dinner! Sailfish have been spotted as well with the wind pushing in long wind lines and causing a nice color change outside the reef. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for April 23, 2019

Hello Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.  Thank you for your interest in our Key West Fishing Report for Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.

It's the Florida Keys and hopefully nothing but warmer weather from here on out. Tarpon have started making their way into the Keys in small groups in the back channels. Its only a matter of time until we start seeing ocean side fish. Early morning is the best time to try and find Tarpon rolling at first light. Darker fly patterns are the way to go in the early morning (black and purples) with lighter colors working better in the afternoon. Along with Bonefish, the Permit are starting to find their way back onto the flats so keep and eye out for schools of shadows pushing water across sand and mottled bottom. Cudas will be laid up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile.

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

The Tuna bite is still on with many boats catching plenty for a fun charter and a potentially delicious dinner! Sailfish have been spotted as well with the wind pushing in long wind lines and causing a nice color change outside the reef. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for February 19, 2019

Hello Angler's from Capt. Tony Murphy.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.

We are almost done with February here in the Florida Keys and hopefully nothing but warmer weather from here on out. With the warmer temperatures tarpon have started making there way into the keys in small groups. Early morning is the best time to try and find these tarpon rolling at first light. Along with bonefish and permit finding there way back onto the flats. Cudas will be laid up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile. Some of our guides have been catching Speckled Sea Trout in the basins as the cooler water moves in using shrimp and jigs, and clouser styled flies on the bottom. Keep and eye out for Jack Crevalle pushing across the flats or hanging out with stingrays as they search for crabs and other crustaceans in the sand.

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

Tuna and Wahoo have shown up. With the full moon the Wahoo bite has been excellent with many boats catching multiple fish. A few sailfish have been spotted as well. The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for January 28, 2019

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FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.

January is here in the Florida keys along with the colder winter air and colder water temperatures. With these colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas have begun to lay up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile. Some of our guides have been catching Speckled Sea Trout in the basins as the cooler water moves in using shrimp and jigs, and clouser styled flies on the bottom. Keep and eye out for Jack Crevalle pushing across the flats or hanging out with stingrays as they search for crabs and other crustaceans in the sand.

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

Tuna and Wahoo have shown up. With the full moon the Wahoo bite has been excellent with many boats catching multiple fish. A few sailfish have been spotted as well. The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines and Happy New Year!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for February 4, 2019

Hello Angler's from Capt. Tony Murphy.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise.

February is here in the Florida keys along with the colder winter air and colder water temperatures. But the warmer temperatures and water temps are on the way. With the warmer temperature closing in tarpon should start making there way into the keys in small groups. Along with bonefish and permit finding there way back onto the flats. With colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas have begun to lay up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile. Some of our guides have been catching Speckled Sea Trout in the basins as the cooler water moves in using shrimp and jigs, and clouser styled flies on the bottom. Keep and eye out for Jack Crevalle pushing across the flats or hanging out with stingrays as they search for crabs and other crustaceans in the sand.

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

Tuna and Wahoo have shown up. With the full moon the Wahoo bite has been excellent with many boats catching multiple fish. A few sailfish have been spotted as well. The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines and Happy New Year!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for January 7, 2019

Hello Angler's from Capt. Tony Murphy.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

 

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise!

January is here in the Florida keys along with the colder winter air and colder water temperatures. With these colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas have begun to lay up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile. Some of our guides have been catching Speckled Sea Trout in the basins as the cooler water moves in using shrimp and jigs, and clouser styled flies on the bottom. Keep and eye out for Jack Crevalle pushing across the flats or hanging out with stingrays as they search for crabs and other crustaceans in the sand.There are still a few Juvenile Tarpon hanging around the mangroves and channels. These acrobatic babies are beyond fun and ready to crush a fly. Surprisingly we are still seeing quite a few good sized Bonefish and Permit around, however the quick changing climate and weather this time of year will affect that on a day to day basis.

 

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

Tuna and Wahoo have shown up. With the full moon the Wahoo bite has been excellent with many boats catching multiple fish.The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.
Tight lines and Happy New Year!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for December 18, 2018

Hello Angler's from Capt. Tony Murphy.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

 

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise!

December is here in the Florida keys along with the colder winter air and colder water temperatures. With these colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas have begun to lay up in the current on flats trying to find an easy meal, giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Best caught using something flashy and moving fast with a bait-fish profile. Some of our guides have been catching Speckled Sea Trout in the basins as the cooler water moves in using shrimp and jigs, and deceiver styled flies on the bottom. Keep and eye out for Jack Crevalle pushing across the flats or hanging out with stingrays as they search for crabs and other crustaceans in the sand. There are still a few Juvenile Tarpon hanging around the mangroves and channels. These acrobatic babies are beyond fun and ready to crush a fly..

 

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

Tuna and Wahoo are starting to show up. With the full moon the Wahoo bite has been excellent with many boats catching multiple fish.The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of Red Grouper and keeper sized Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

Tight lines and Happy Holidays!

 

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Key West Fishing Report for Nov 27, 2018

Hello Angler's from Capt. Tony Murphy.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

 

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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November is here in the Florida keys along with the cooler winter air. With these colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas will begin to lay up in the current near flats trying to find an easy meal giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Our Guides have still been catching their fair share of bonefish and permit prior to cold fronts. Plenty of permit have been fluttering around flats lately. Allowing anglers to get multiple shots at landing fish on our pristine flats. There are still a few Juvenile tarpon hanging around the mangroves and channels aligning them. These acrobatic baby are beyond fun and ready to crush a fly.

 

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

The mahi-mahi bite has been a hit or miss here in key west. Although on any given day you could go out and find some decent sized fish. Tuna and wahoo are starting to show up. With the full moon the wahoo bite has been excellent with boat catching multiple fish. The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of red grouper and keeper sized mutton snapper around. The yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

 

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from the staff at The Saltwater Angler!

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Key West Fishing Report for Nov 19, 2018

Hello Angler's from Capt. Tony Murphy.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing n Key West and the lower keys!

Key West Flats Fishing

FLATS FISHING IN KEY WEST

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November is here in the Florida keys along with the cooler winter air. With these colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas will begin to lay up in the current near flats trying to find an easy meal giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Our Guides have still been catching their fair share of bonefish and permit prior to cold fronts. Plenty of permit have been fluttering around flats lately. Allowing anglers to get multiple shots at landing fish on our pristine flats. There are still a few Juvenile tarpon hanging around the mangroves and channels aligning them. These acrobatic baby are beyond fun and ready to crush a fly.

 

OFFSHORE FISHING IN KEY WEST

The mahi-mahi bite has been a hit or miss here in key west. Although on any given day you could go out and find some decent sized fish. With the coming months and cooler weather tuna and wahoo are starting to show up. The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of red grouper and keeper sized mutton snapper around. The yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare.

 

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from the staff at The Saltwater Angler!

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

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