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Welcome to our Key West Fishing Report page. Visit often to learn more about Fishing and exploring Key West and The Florida Keys.

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Get to the Bottom of Some Great Key West Fishing

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Late August brings classic Key West summer, with air temps steady in the low 90’s and clear skies punctuated only by the occasional thunderstorm. While the heat is intense, the crowds are not as island life moves into back-to-school mode during the last two weeks of August and the first two weeks of September. Visitor-wise, […]

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Summertime is Key West Fishing Fun Time

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High summer in Key West brings days of heat and humidity, but it also marks some of the best fishing of the year for those who would like to get out on uncrowded water and go for a Grand Slam on the Flats. Tarpon, Bonefish, and Permit are The Big Three, a sportfish combo that […]

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Fall into Some Great Key West September Fishing

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Fall is coming on here in Key West. The weather is cooling as we start transitioning into typical fall patterns, and it is the norm to see some shower or thunderstorm action on most days. The winds also kick up this time of year, and September can produce a few days where it is a […]

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Snapping Sharks, Gangs of Groupers – Key West Fishing in the Fall is the Best

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Fall is kicking into high gear in Key West as we go into the tail end of what some people call our monsoon season – May through October, and hit the prime time for tropical depressions to be swinging through the Keys and the Gulf region. Temperatures usually stay in the lower 80s this time […]

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Your Key West Fishing Guides to Grouper Fishing

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When the fall transition comes on here in the Florida Keys, we get cold fronts moving in from the north every few days. The weather change sparks increased intensity in the Key West fishing action, particularly on the reef and in the Flats and Backcountry waters. In fact Key West October Fishing is some of […]

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Key West Fishing Charters: Gear Up for Grouper Fishing!

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When the late fall to winter transition is in effect here in Key West, water temperatures go down and the schools of baitfish move into the shallows and over the reefs. A nice live well full of fresh pilchards is all that is needed this time of year to guarantee a great day of action […]

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Cooling Temps Activate the Key West Backcountry Fishing

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The mild weather and cool breezes of fall bring great Key West fishing action. The last weeks of September generally bring on the transition to autumn down in Key West. We get strong winds, multiple rainy days, and high temperatures that consistently stay below the 90s. This combination lights up the fishing, and October nearly […]

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Fishing the Fall Turnover in Key West

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Although the typical fall weather of November brings in some windy and rainy conditions that can make getting on the water tough at times, the changeover also does great things for the fishing. The winds turn the deep water over and stir up the flats. Huge schools of baitfish along with the gamefish that pursue […]

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November Key West Fishing – Filling the Fish Boxes with Thanksgiving Treats

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Key West gets its share of bad weather as late fall transitions to winter. Cold fronts are normal for this time of year, moving in with strong blows out of the Northeast, rough waters, and falling air and water temperatures. On many days, Key West charter captains are forced to cancel or delay trips due […]

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The Key West Charter Fishing Winter Vortex Hits!

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Other than a few rain showers, the weather in Key West environs generally stays pretty nice throughout the month of October, with fairly stable highs around the mid-80s. As we get closer to November, the Keys often experience a dramatic shift to winter weather patterns. This is particularly true of the last few winters, which […]

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Deep Sea Fishing Key West: Make the Great Escape

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Do forecasts of another winter full of hard-freezing polar vortex weather already have you dreaming about Key West fishing and the endless summer down here in the southernmost isles? Deep sea fishing Key West is a lot more fun than deep snow shoveling in the Midwest. Although the often calm winds and steady mid-70’s temperatures […]

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Fall Key West Light Tackle Fishing Brings Hot Multispecies Action

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Just like in the upper 47, November is autumn in the Florida Keys. The weather cools off as cold fronts begin rolling through like clockwork. When these waves of cold air drop down across the Keys, some dramatic weather gyrations take place. Although fishermen from northern climes are likely to laugh at dropping temperatures that […]

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Give Thanks for Great Key West November Fishing

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November is a great time for booking a Key West fishing trip. Key West fall fishing is generally a wonderful experience. Air temperatures hold on around 75 degrees or so, and town is nice and peaceful in a between-season lull. We do get a few windy days in fall, but fortunately there is always some […]

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Key West Fishing Lights Up the Holidays

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In December, the focus around Key West is always on the holiday season. It heralds a big winter tourist rush along the Keys and many festivities around the island city. The Schooner Wharf Bar lighted boat parade is a Key West Christmas staple. This spectacular annual December highlight is enjoyed by large crowds of visitors […]

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Cooling Temps Heat Up the Key West Winter Fishing

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People tend to think that sub-tropical Key West has no distinct seasons. To some extent, they are correct – you see no colorful leaves or frosted windows in the Keys. There is a definite lack of spring mud under bare trees that will later bud young green leaves as crocus and daffodils push up around […]

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