Weekly Fishing Report Marathon Florida Keys Feb 2 2016

As we transition into February, fishing for sailfish has settled into consistent action off the edge of the reef. Live pilchards, cigar minnows and ballyhoo are your baits of choice. There are still good numbers of blackfin tuna and lots … 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

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

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

Marathon Florida Keys Weekly Fishing Report: Tuna time at the humps!

  Dolphin fishing remains hit or miss, with mostly small numbers of schoolie size fish coming back to the docks.  Although elusive, there are some gaffers and slammers to be had as well. However, blackfin tuna fishing at the humps … Read More

The Duddy family returns for more snapper and macks – this time with a bonus gag grouper

Captain’s Blog – December 27, 2009 – Marathon Florida Keys – Tom and Connor Duddy returned for a second day of fishing and brought mom Debbie along this time. Tom had expressed an interest in catching mackerel for smoking plus … Read More

Pittsburgh father and son brave the weather for their snapper dinner

Captain’s Blog – December 22, 2009 – Marathon Florida Keys – Tom Duddy and his teenage son, Connor, braved some rather sporty conditions to enjoy non-stop action on the patches. Natives of the Pittsburgh suburb of Sewickley, the Duddy men are accustomed … Read More

US Spearfishing Team harvests the reef off Marathon

Captain’s Blog – December 17, 2009 – Marathon Florida Keys – I was honored to host the US Spearfishing Team as they filmed an episode for Spear Divers TV. The team of five hails from all corners of the States, … Read More

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