Marathon Florida Keys Fishing Forecast November 2017

The cooler November weather brings a massive influx of baitfish to the Marathon waters, ballyhoo most notably, and with them come our wintertime pelagic species. A day of fishing starts by filling the live well with live ballyhoo, as every … Read More

Fishing Report for Marathon Florida Keys Feb 17 2016

Well, at least we can count on the weather to be inconsistent. Hot. Cold. Sunny. Rainy. Calm. Windy. While we have to deal with whatever Mother Nature delivers on a daily basis, in any case we can rely on the … Read More

Marathon Florida Keys Weekly Fishing Report Feb 10 2016

There’s an excellent assortment of fishing on the reef and wrecks right now. In the 120- to 300-foot areas where the blue water butts up against the dirtier inshore water, those putting in the time are catching two or three … Read More

Marathon Florida Keys Fishing Forecast for Janaury 2015

January is the month to fish king size in the Florida Keys! Sailfish Sailfish season kicks into high gear in January, as evidence by the plethora of tournaments throughout the Florida Keys. These prized game fish cover a lot of … Read More

Florida Keys fish recipe: Baked Hogfish with Old Bay Compound Butter

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Often called Hog Snapper, the Hogfish is actually a member of the wrasse family.  It is distinguishable for its curious appearance as well as its elusiveness to rod-and-reel anglers. The Hogfish’s food value is outstanding.  With its very fine, white flesh, … Read More

Marathon Florida Keys Fishing Report December 2014

Stop wishing and start fishing in Marathon Florida Keys! December fishing in Marathon is like a giant Christmas package wrapped in glittery paper and topped with a red bow.  You wait for it all year.  You unwrap it with great … Read More

Marathon Florida Keys Fishing Report November 5, 2014

Step outside and you’ll notice a nip in the air as the first major cold front of the season is upon us. This front cooled the waters considerably.  Bayside water temperatures dropped nearly ten degrees, igniting a massive baitfish migration … Read More

16 varieties in a half day of fishing

Joe and Mary wanted variety … And they sure got it! A half day trip to Hawk Channel netted 16 varieties of fish, some keepers, some not. Included in the catch was not only a prized hogfish but a lionfish. … Read More

Spanish mackerel haul for crew from Katy TX

The youngest catches the biggest! Maryam did a great job listening to Jason and Capt. Chris and was rewarded with the biggest mackerel of the day. She also caught the only keeper size mangrove snapper. Anglers: Olga, Yuri and Maryam … Read More

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