February Fishing Forecast

The waters off Marathon offer ample opportunities for a wide variety of fishing during February. With all our wintertime visitors firmly established plus the presence of our resident reef fish, there’s an abundance of species to fish for no matter … Read More

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 Monthly Fishing Forecast – February 2016

While our friends up north are scraping ice from their windshields, we’re scooping it into our tropical cocktails and shoveling it into coolers full of fish. The waters off Marathon offer ample opportunities for a wide variety of fishing during … Read More

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

Sailfish for the Hertzog Group

The Hertzog group of fathers and sons, from Maryland, came to the Keys just in time for our winter cool down. Their first day of fishing was with Capt. Wayne on the channel humps where they got their eating fish … 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

Fishing Report Florida Keys Nov 12 2014: Stay on the reef to fill the cooler

This week, there’s no need to leave the reef to fill your cooler.  Fishing in Marathon Florida Keys is outstanding right now. Dolphin and tuna fishing Even the dolphin bite has been better on the reef than out in the … Read More

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