Key West Fishing Report

Key West Fishing Report for November 16, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

The following week will have a slight breeze out of the north and northeast. But by the end of the week the weather will start to clear up. This time of year it can get dreadfully hot in the middle of the day. so be prepared with lots of water and proper clothing.

Key West Flats Fishing

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First, we would like that with the Permit, many of the fish we have been seeing are of good size and are looking for a quick bite. Keep an eye out for a tail tip flashing out of the water and water pushes. Keep in mind the weather conditions, as this cloud cover will make it difficult to see into the water. Instead, make sure to double check any suspicious surface disturbance.

Something to point out is that a number of guides have reported still seeing some nice Bonefish around, best being sought after on a low tide but being caught throughout the day. They can be found feeding in shallow water eating crabs and shrimp. The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones. Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well.

Something to remember, with water temperatures cooling, we have started to see many more large Barracuda pushing onto the flats. Check sand holes for these toothy critters, most likely facing into the current and holding their position. Often times there are more than one hanging around one another so don't be surprised if when fishing to a particular fish, that a different one comes from no-where and eats. Remember, if seeking these beast, kind in mind their ability to cut through fluorocarbon leader and consider using a small piece of bite wire or cable. Lastly, be prepared for a spectacular fight, with long runs and jumps!

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Key West offshore fishing reports have been good... when the weather permits us to get out. You may not know, but with the coming of the full moon and some cooler water temperatures we expect to start seeing more and more Wahoo. Wahoo fish are a blast to catch and make amazing table fare.

At this time we are happy to report that fishermen are are still seeing some Mahi-Mahi or "dolphin". Key West dolphin fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! This time of year the fish tend to be on the smaller size with the bigger ones mixed in.

In addition, we've been hearing reports of some sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish. Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating.

The reports are that the Blackfin Tuna bite has also been pretty decent, especially if going out with a blacked out well of pilchards. Be on the lookout for birds but pay attention to the sounder as well, for any marks between 100-150ft. Be advised that you may get some chopstick action, should you happen to get in on some Tuna action, as these fish are sushi grade! Importantly, you must bleed them quick and get them on ice ASAP for the best tasting fish.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating.

Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

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Key West Fishing Report for October 13, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

The following week will have a slight breeze out of the north and northeast. But by the end of the week the weather will start to clear up. This time of year it can get dreadfully hot in the middle of the day. so be prepared with lots of water and proper clothing.

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

With the Permit, many of the fish we have been seeing are of good size and are looking for a quick bite.

Keep an eye out for a tail tip flashing out of the water and water pushes. Keep in mind the weather conditions, as this cloud cover will make it difficult to see into the water. Instead make sure to double check any suspicious surface disturbance.

Lots of Bonefish around, best being sought after on a low tide but being caught throughout the day. They can be found feeding in shallow water eating crabs and shrimp. The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones.

Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well. With water temperatures on the rise Tarpon have been seen and caught moving both on the ocean side as well as on the flats in the back country.

A majority of the larger migratory fish have started pushing out leaving more juvenile fish ranging from 20lb to 70lb around.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, Mahi-Mahi "dolphin"are been around in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! this time of year the fish tend to be on the smaller size with the bigger ones mixed in.

We've been hearing reports of some sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish.

Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating. My personal favorite sandwich fish (Mahi-Mahi), can be caught pitching baits along weed lines and patches as well as trolling.

The Blackfin Tuna bite has also been pretty decent, especially if going out with a blacked out well of pilchards. Be on the lookout for birds but pay attention to the sounder as well, for any marks between 100-150ft.

Don't forget the chopsticks should you happen to get in on some Tuna action, as these fish are sushi grade! Bleed them quick and get them on ice ASAP for the best tasting fish.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating.

Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

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Key West Fishing Report for September 27, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

Nicer weather is upon us. The following week will have some great weather with slight breeze out of the southeast. this time of year it can get dreadfully hot in the middle of the day. so be prepared with lots of water and proper clothing.

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

With the Permit, many of the fish we have been seeing are of good size and are looking for a quick bite. Keep an eye out for a tail tip flashing out of the water and water pushes.

Keep in mind the weather conditions, as this cloud cover will make it difficult to see into the water. Instead make sure to double check any suspicious surface disturbance. Lots of Bonefish around, best being sought after on a low tide but being caught throughout the day. They can be found feeding in shallow water eating crabs and shrimp.

The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones. Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well.

With water temperatures on the rise Tarpon have been seen and caught moving both on the ocean side as well as on the flats in the back country. A majority of the larger migratory fish have started pushing out leaving more juvenile fish ranging from 20lb to 70lb around.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, Mahi-Mahi "dolphin"are been around in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! this time of year the fish tend to be on the smaller size with the bigger ones mixed in.

We've been hearing reports of some sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish. Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating.

My personal favorite sandwich fish (Mahi-Mahi), can be caught pitching baits along weed lines and patches as well as trolling. The Blackfin Tuna bite has also been pretty decent, especially if going out with a blacked out well of pilchards.

Be on the lookout for birds but pay attention to the sounder as well, for any marks between 100-150ft. Don't forget the chopsticks should you happen to get in on some Tuna action, as these fish are sushi grade! Bleed them quick and get them on ice ASAP for the best tasting fish.

 

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

Key West Fishing Report for September 20, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

Nicer weather is upon us. The following week will have some great weather with slight breeze out of the southeast. this time of year it can get dreadfully hot in the middle of the day. so be prepared with lots of water and proper clothing.

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

With the Permit, many of the fish we have been seeing are of good size and are looking for a quick bite. Keep an eye out for a tail tip flashing out of the water and water pushes.

Keep in mind the weather conditions, as this cloud cover will make it difficult to see into the water. Instead make sure to double check any suspicious surface disturbance. Lots of Bonefish around, best being sought after on a low tide but being caught throughout the day.  They can be found feeding in shallow water eating crabs and shrimp.

The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones.

Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well. With water temperatures on the rise Tarpon have been seen and caught moving both on the ocean side as well as on the flats in the back country. A majority of the larger migratory fish have started pushing out leaving more juvenile fish ranging from 20lb to 70lb around.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, Mahi-Mahi "dolphin"are been around in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! this time of year the fish tend to be on the smaller size with the bigger ones mixed in. We've been hearing reports of some sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish. Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating. My personal favorite sandwich fish (Mahi-Mahi), can be caught pitching baits along weed lines and patches as well as trolling. The Blackfin Tuna bite has also been pretty decent, especially if going out with a blacked out well of pilchards. Be on the lookout for birds but pay attention to the sounder as well, for any marks between 100-150ft. Don't forget the chopsticks should you happen to get in on some Tuna action, as these fish are sushi grade! Bleed them quick and get them on ice ASAP for the best tasting fish.

 

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

Key West Fishing Report for September 1020, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

Nicer weather is upon us. The following week will have some great weather with slight breeze out of the southeast. this time of year it can get dreadfully hot in the middle of the day. so be prepared with lots of water and proper clothing.

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

With the Permit, many of the fish we have been seeing are of good size and are looking for a quick bite. Keep an eye out for a tail tip flashing out of the water and water pushes. Keep in mind the weather conditions, as this cloud cover will make it difficult to see into the water. Instead make sure to double check any suspicious surface disturbance. Lots of Bonefish around, best being sought after on a low tide but being caught throughout the day.. They can be found feeding in shallow water eating crabs and shrimp.

The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones. Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well. With water temperatures on the rise Tarpon have been seen and caught moving both on the ocean side as well as on the flats in the back country. A majority of the larger migratory fish have started pushing out leaving more juvenile fish ranging from 20lb to 70lb around.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, Mahi-Mahi "dolphin “are been around in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! this time of year the fish tend to be on the smaller size with the bigger ones mixed in. We've been hearing reports of some sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish.

Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating. My personal favorite sandwich fish (Mahi-Mahi), can be caught pitching baits along weed lines and patches as well as trolling. The Blackfin Tuna bite has also been pretty decent, especially if going out with a blacked out well of pilchards.

Be on the lookout for birds but pay attention to the sounder as well, for any marks between 100-150ft. Don't forget the chopsticks should you happen to get in on some Tuna action, as these fish are sushi grade! Bleed them quick and get them on ice ASAP for the best tasting fish.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

Key West Fishing Report for June 6, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

As we begin to welcome back our non-resident anglers, in this coming week the winds will be minimal with slight chances of rain. In the following week looks great with a slight breeze.

Key West Flats Fishing

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With the Permit, many of the fish we have been seeing are of good size and are looking for a quick bite. Keep an eye out for a tail tip flashing out of the water and water pushes. Keep in mind the weather conditions, as this cloud cover will make it difficult to see into the water. Instead make sure to double check any suspicious surface disturbance.

Still quite a few Bonefish around, best being sought after on a low tide. They can be found feeding in shallow water eating crabs and shrimp.The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones. Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well.

With water temperatures on the rise Tarpon have been seen and caught moving both on the ocean side as well as on the flats in the back country. A majority of the larger migratory fish have started pushing out leaving more juvenile fish ranging from 20lb to 70lb around.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, Mahi-Mahi "dolphin"are been around in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! this time of year the fish tend to be on the smaller size with the bigger ones mixed in. We've been hearing reports of some sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish.

Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating. My personal favorite sandwich fish (Mahi-Mahi), can be caught pitching baits along weed lines and patches as well as trolling.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

Key West Fishing Report for March 9, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

Starting to see quite a few more Bonefish and Permit being caught as they push back up into the shallows. The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones.

Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well. When it comes to our Permit, be on the lookout because you never know when one might pop up. Look for long black sickle like tails breaking the water surface as these fish face-plant the bottom in search of a bite. Water pushes in the form of a "V" shape can also be an indicator of a hungry perm pushing across a flat.

Starting to hear more and more reports of Tarpon for offshore fishing in Key West and the Lower Keys, These Tarpon are being seen and caught moving down the Keys, sticking to a little bit deep water at the moment. We are anxiously awaiting the full swing of the migration in the coming weeks and having these fish move onto more of our flats.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, with good sized Blackfin Tuna being brought in and in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! If going for Tuna be sure to bring your wasabi, soy sauce, and chopsticks for this sushi grade fish.

Some Wahoo have also been being caught. These fish can be best caught high speed trolling, and can range anywhere between 30-50lbs. Heads up when Wahoo fishing, you may also happen to catch some of the Kingfish (King Mackerel) that are swimming around right now.

We have also been hearing reports of sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish. Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

Key West Fishing Report for March 4, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

Starting to see quite a few more Bonefish and Permit being caught as they push back up into the shallows. The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish). If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones. Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well.

When it comes to our Permit,  be on the lookout because you never know when one might pop up. Look for long black sickle like tails breaking the water surface as these fish face-plant the bottom in search of a bite. Water pushes in the form of a "V" shape can also be an indicator of a hungry perm pushing across a flat.

Lastly, for offshore fishing in Key West and the Lower Keys, we have been starting to hear more and more reports of Tarpon being seen and caught moving down the Keys, sticking to a little bit deep water at the moment. We are anxiously awaiting the full swing of the migration in the coming weeks and having these fish move onto more of our flats.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, with good sized Blackfin Tuna being brought in and in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! If going for Tuna be sure to bring your wasabi, soy sauce, and chopsticks for this sushi grade fish.

Some Wahoo have also been being caught. These fish can be best caught high speed trolling, and can range anywhere between 30-50lbs. Heads up when Wahoo fishing, you may also happen to catch some of the Kingfish (King Mackerel) that are swimming around right now.

We have also been hearing reports of sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish. Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

Key West Fishing Report for February 23, 2020

Hello from Capt. Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters.  Thank you for your interest in my Key West Fishing Report and Fishing in Key West and the lower keys!

Key West Flats Fishing

saltwater angler key west fishing

Starting to see quite a few more Bonefish and Permit being caught as they push back up into the shallows. The Bonefish seem running in groups, mostly smaller schools (4-10 fish) but have also heard reports of larger packs (10-15 fish).

If targeting these silver bullets, be ready to make a quick shot on nervous water pushing across a flat and patches of "dusty" or lightly stirred up water as this may be a school of feeding bones.

Smaller crab flies and shrimp flies work very well. When it comes to our Permit,  be on the lookout because you never know when one might pop up. Look for long black sickle like tails breaking the water surface as these fish face-plant the bottom in search of a bite. Water pushes in the form of a "V" shape can also be an indicator of a hungry perm pushing across a flat.

Lastly, for offshore fishing in Key West and the Lower Keys, we are starting to hear more and more reports of Tarpon being seen and caught moving down the Keys, sticking to a little bit deep water at the moment. We are anxiously awaiting the full swing of the migration in the coming weeks and having these fish move onto more of our flats.

Book a Flats Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

 

Offshore Fishing Charters in Key West

Offshore reports have been good, with good sized Blackfin Tuna being brought in and in good numbers. These fish are a thrill to catch and even better eating! If going for Tuna be sure to bring your wasabi, soy sauce, and chopsticks for this sushi grade fish. Some Wahoo have also been being caught.

These fish can be best caught high speed trolling, and can range anywhere between 30-50lbs. Heads up when Wahoo fishing, you may also happen to catch some of the Kingfish (King Mackerel) that are swimming around right now.

We have also been hearing reports of sailfish being caught out in the Gulf hopefully start seeing some south winds later on this month which will push the bait fish closer to the reefs, making it a shorter run to find theses elusive fish. Trolling skirted ballyhoo and daisy chains are a great way to get them fired up and eating.

Reef Fishing Charters in Key West

The reef bite has been picking up. Plenty of Red Grouper and Mutton Snapper around. The Yellowtail Snapper bite has been great as usual, and also makes for good eating. Be on the lookout for the occasional Cobia, especially if you catch a big shark, as they tend to hang around the big toothy critters.

Book an Offshore Fishing Trip with Capt, Tony

Above all else, Capt. Tony Murphy and his staff wish you tight lines! Get down here and book a trip with the Key Limey to catch that fish of a lifetime!!!

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy


 

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Key West's Largest Fishing Store

Keep a memory of your trip to Key West with many fine gifts in the shop like stained glass art in the shape of fish, windchimes, gifts for children, luggage from Orvis, Simms, and Patagonia, and some fine locally made jewelry.

The SaltwaterAngler prides itself on our selection of fly and light tackle rods. Furthermore, they  offer a variety of high end fly rods such as Sage, G.Loomis, Winston, Shimano and Orvis. You may also note that you can compliment your fly fishing rod because Saltwater Angler has an extensive line of fly reels. To name a few, Abel, Orvis, Tibor, Ross and Shimano reels are the best in the industry and will help you reel in the “Big One”!

Go To Saltwater Angler Store

So if there is anywhere you would be comfortable purchasing fishing equipment for any salt water fishing, the Saltwater Angler is it!

 

Want to go fishing? Book your Key West Fishing Trip Now!

 

We wish you tight lines and fish boat side from Capt Tony Murphy with Key Limey Charters

Visit us weekly to get your Key West Fishing Report!

CLICK HERE TO: BOOK A FISHING TRIP OR EMAILING US AT Tony@KeyLimey.com

Key West Fishing Report From Capt. Tony Murphy

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