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Key Largo Fishing Report April 2013

Hey Folks whats happening out there,here we are in April and the fishing is picking up. This winter was a bit slow for sailfish, actually this month is usually pretty darn good. But it is also good for large dolphin (mahi ) and black fin tuna and wahoo following the moon. Spring break came and […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report June 2012

Well here it is,offshore  fishing looking for the dolphin has been a bit spotty.But they are out there to be had just a little extra time to find the big ones. Remember to drag that wahoo lure there seems to some nice size wahoo being caught, alone the skip jack tunas and blackfins.  Here’s the […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report

Dolphin, Dorado, Mahi-Mahi catch of the day on almost every menu at the restaurants around the country. Very prolific fish fast growing good eating and most of all fun to catch.!!!!   Well the report is great fishing this week, good weed lines in varying depths from 300 ft out to 900 ft. large mats […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report

Ok here we are in May, big dolphin month …………….. This past week we had some big sargasso weed lines and a had north current a super moon this produced some large dolphin from 25 to 40 pounders. With lots of heavy lifters and gaffer size dolphin along with blackfin tuna and wahoo. We also […]

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Fishing Report Key Largo

Well everyone ….. yes I have been slacking on the reports. Sorry !!!!   I’ve been busy fishing. The blackfin tunas have been good and the sizes are in the 15 pound and greater range.  Live bait chumming pilchards and ballyhoo have been bringing the fish up in the late afternoon and morning. Midday bite has […]

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January 11, Key Largo Fishing

Well another front is on the way.  Seems the sailfish bite to the north of us has been good.  We seem to be getting just small packs of fish pushing through, but hopefully with this front the fish will move and be a little more aggressive in their eating.  They have seemed a little lethargic […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report – 12-09-11

by Captain Dana Banks Fishing has been great the past week!  The winds are still blowing bringing bait fish to the surface. The sails have been hitting the live bait in the blue water.  There have been some incredible battles catching and releasing our fair share of Sailfish. We have also been running into schools […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report – Nov 14, 2011

“Windy, breezy conditions” is what the weatherman has been saying. But don’t think that makes the fishing impossible. The winds have helped to push the dolphin up along the edge due to the large amount of baitfish showing up. And now that the winds have calmed down a bit, the sailfish action is good as […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report – Nov-6-2011

Well what are you doing sitting home? The fall weather is here, the bait has moved in along the edge of the reef, and sailfish are hungry, along with king mackerel, black fin tuna and the occasional dolphin. The patch reefs are red hot with cero mackerel, red grouper and mutton snapper. Despite the hard […]

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Key Largo Fishing report October

Well just about done wit this rebuild and she is sounding great!!! I will give you all an update on the fishing, the sailfish are close and it is time to start our search for the live bait. Ok make your plan to go fishing it’s getting cooler and the fishing is good !!! Come […]

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Key Largo Fishing Report Sept.

By Capt. Mike Makowski It has been a hot summer but fall is finally here, this means cooler days and more comfortable fishing conditions. Outback in Florida the red fishing has been red hot! Averaging between 18-25 inches catching your limit of reds has been for the most part quite easy during full day trips. […]

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Sept 2011 Fishing Report

Well you think it’s all fun, a look at what we all do to get ready for the season and assure you have a good time. This a major rebuild so we will be getting to the fish in comfort with no worries (hopefully). We rely on our equipment on a daily basis so making […]

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