Weekly Fishing Report Marathon Florida Keys Jan 26 2016

This past week, the fishing most definitely benefitted from the cooler weather pattern. The rainy, windy conditions may have keep some at the dock, but those who ventured out in search of sailfish were rewarded for their efforts, as the … Read More

Weekly Fishing Report Marathon Florida Keys

As we settle into a much cooler weather pattern, memories of an 85-degree Christmas seem more distant than a mere three weeks. We’re also dealing with persistent high winds. Oceanside, the cooling water temps benefit our wintertime pelagic species, such … 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

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

Got wasabi? Marathon Florida Keys Fishing Report March 12 2014 | Capt Chris Johnson | SeaSquared Charters

Got wasabi?  Offshore, the best bite right now is blackfin tuna. In the Middle and Upper Keys, blackfins are being caught via trolling, live baiting and butterfly jigging at the humps.  In the Lower Keys and Key West, they’re found … Read More

Fishing Forecast March 2014 Marathon Florida Keys l SeaSquared Charters

Transition time March is a month of transition when we shift our focus away from our wintertime visitors to concentrate on our year-round residents, snapper in particular. Yellowtail, mutton and mangrove snapper are all readily available on the reef.  The … Read More

“Great time. Caught lots of sharks!”

Florida Keys shark fishing adventure for the Melton family from Louisville. Multiple hookups resulted in seven lemon shark landings for Joe Melton III and IV. And, the sharks posed nicely. We were surprised to have a juvenile cobia hanging out … Read More

Snapper and grouper fishing on Gulf wrecks

Captain’s Blog – December 4, 2009 – Marathon Florida Keys – The day started out with some pretty nasty weather, and I was concerned we wouldn’t get our trip in.  But, when the guys showed up at the dock wearing their … Read More

The big cobia and kings are here!

    Captain’s Blog – December 1, 2009 – Marathon Florida Keys – Happy Day!  The Florida Keys threw a hurricane season and nobody showed! As the saying goes, “the weather is great – wish you were here!”   The weather pattern … Read More