Key West fishing reports and forecast. Written by Capt. Steven Lamp of Dream Catcher Charters and this web site Fishing Key West.

Beat The Wind Go Backcountry Fishing

Beat the wind and go backcountry fishing Key West. The weather the last few days has really been bad. And there is more wind coming next week, the week before Christmas week. The wind is a killer for our deep sea fishing charters. Folks get seasick when waves are big out there. No matter how good the fishing is at that point. Its bad. So.. We often recommend that folks look at the backcountry…

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Key West Fishing Report Thanksgiving Week

Key West fishing report
Wahoo are popular in November and December here deep sea fishing in Key West

November is such a hit or miss month for not only the weather with the conditions battling against seasonal change. The fishing can be hit or miss as well mostly in the deep sea fishing arena. We have loads to be thankful for this holiday and I would like to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving. Key West Fishing Report Inshore fishing has been pretty solid this last week. The temps are what affects the…

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Shallow Water Mutton Snapper

Mutton Snapper
Shallow Water Mutton Snapper

Cooler Temps Mean Shallow Water Muttons October 26th 2022 - Fall is definitely in the air here in Key West. That means less humidity and cooler overall temps. It also means great conditions for shallow water mutton snappers. From now through the end of March the muttons can be found in the shallows making a nice surprise catch for my backcountry fishing and flats fishing anglers.  As the temps start to cool from the…

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Backcountry / Flats Fishing A Great Way To Go Fishing Key West In March

March 3rd 2022 - Environmentally speaking one of the worst things to a fisherman is the winds. High winds can really make life difficult on a boat when you are trying to fish. The winds are going to blow, expecially when we are Fishing Key West in March. So far in my years I have yet to learn how to stop them. However I may have learned how to fish in them more comfortably.…

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A Cold Winter Better Fishing For Key West

Cold Winter Cobia
Cobia are more prevalent in the shallows on a colder winter.

Is a cold winter better for Key West fishing? For many reasons, I think so. Here on the Southernmost island city cold is a relative term. We are located in the tropics where humidity and wind direction dictate the air temperature regularly like a thermostat. Our cold winters are days in the 50s and highs in the lower 70s. Extreme cold for us are temps in the high 40s. The last cold blast like…

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