5 Fishing Charters In Key West

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by Historic Key West Vacation Rentals

Charter Fishing in Key West, Fl

Key West is renowned for its exceptional fishing opportunities, especially in the bountiful waters of the Gulf Stream. Whether you're a seasoned angler or new to the sport, a fishing trip in Key West promises an unforgettable experience of catching game fish and indulging in sport fishing.

Fish To Catch in Key West

Set sail from Key West and venture into the mighty Gulf Stream, where an abundance of prized game fish awaits. Feel the thrill as you hook into impressive species like sailfish, marlin, tuna, mahi-mahi, and wahoo. These powerful fighters will put your angling skills to the test and provide an exhilarating challenge.

Plan Your Charter Fishing Excursion

With the guidance of experienced captains and charter companies, your Key West fishing trip will be tailored to your preferences. From half-day excursions to full-day adventures, you'll have ample time to explore the productive fishing grounds and increase your chances of landing that trophy catch.

The Gulf Stream's warm, nutrient-rich waters attract a diverse range of fish species, making it a prime destination for sport fishing enthusiasts. Whether you prefer deep sea fishing in pursuit of the giants or testing your skills in light tackle offshore fishing, Key West offers it all.

As you embark on your fishing expedition, prepare to create lasting memories as you reel in one remarkable catch after another. Your fishing trip in Key West will be filled with excitement, camaraderie, and the satisfaction of landing fish that will leave you with incredible stories to share.

Explore the list of our favorite reputable charter companies in Key West, equipped with knowledgeable crews and top-notch fishing gear, ensuring a successful and enjoyable experience on the water. So, get ready to cast your lines and immerse yourself in the thrill of catching fish in the magnificent waters surrounding Key West.

Best Fishing Charters in Key West

FishMonster & IslandJane

FishMonster & Island Jane offers premium charter adventures in Key West and the Lower Keys. Offshore, Inshore, Party Boat, Snorkeling, Sunset Sails Eco Tours and Sandbar and Dolphin excursions. You’ll have a great day on the water with their fabulous and professional crew.

Gulfstream Fishing

The Key West Party Boat Fishing Charter is the longest running deep sea fishing charter in Key West, Florida, catching payloads of fish since 1947. The waters off the Florida Keys teem with such visually stunning marine life, and the crew of Key West Party Boat Fishing Charter knows how to catch them!

Live Action Sportfishing

Expect to see and catch a myriad of fish from inshore fishing, reef fishing, and wreck fishing. Learn about several different techniques including bottom fishing, jigging, drift fishing, spinning, and popping. Typically you will be fishing no more than 12 miles off the coast and an average water depth of about 12 feet. Less travel means more time fishing and catching your favorite fish and you get to keep what you catch! 

Fish Key West Florida

Fish Key West Florida utilizes a variety of different methods of fishing, depending on the time of year, the sea conditions, water and air temperature, currents and other factors. We fish anywhere from form 1 mile out for giant Tarpon to 90 miles out past the Dry Tortugas for a variety of exotic species.

Drop Off Sportfishing

Drop Off Sportfishing aims to provide you with the best experience and utmost customer service. Depending on the trip that you choose and the bite for the day, you'll typically travel around 6-16 miles from shore, and based on the season the target fish will include Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Grouper, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Sailfish, and many other species. 

These are five or our favorite fishing charters and there are many more we hope to tell you about soon. The only other thing you'll need to reel is our best available rates among our collection of luxury vacation rentals. Recounting your tales of the ones that got away needs a proper backdrop and a proper backyard oasis with a grill to cook up the days catch.


Land a Relaxing Key West Vacation Rental 

Explore our collection of Key West house rentals to relax after a day of charter fishing. We have private pools and many other luxury amenities for you to feel comfortable during your adventure.

A unique feature of Fish Camp is its canal-front location complete with seawall and a 6'X16' dock to tie up your boat. The large outdoor space includes a covered patio, TV, outdoor kitchen, picnic table, and plenty of space.

At Sea Vista, there is dock access for a shallow draft, 21-foot maximum boat. Enjoy your private deck, outdoor shower, and stunning gulf views. A gas grill, outdoor dining table with umbrella and comfortable loungers complete your outdoor experience.

You reserve one of our Key West Vacation rentals or contact our expert vacation planners who can also help you plan and reserve your fishing charter. They're biting, so please be our guests for your best fishing vacation yet!