The Florida Keys are a string of islands off the southern coast of Florida. This island location is the best trip all year. A brief mile off of Marathon Key (mid-Keys) sits your extremely own personal island with the 38′ Houseboat that sleeps 6 with 1 personal stateroom, 1 lower berth, and double futon. The houseboat remains docked at the island for the week, however a 17′ Accomplishment Motor Boat is consisted of with your booking for you to check out with, as are 3 kayaks, 2 paddleboards, and fishing/snorkel equipment. The private island is geared up with a firepit, tiki torches, 2 outside structures with hammocks and a picnic table, gas grill, and easy chair.
Fishing in the Keys is a special experience with a varied cast of catches:
Tarpon abounds. The west end of 7 Mile Bridge and Bahia Honda Bridge are widely known locations. The very best time for Tarpon is March-August.
Offshore captures like Sailfish are best captured November-May, and Dolphin Fish (Mahi-Mahi) from April-October.
The Marathon West Bulge increases from depths of 1,100 feet to 480 feet, fantastic for capturing gamefish like Marlin from April-October, and Blackfin Tuna all year.
Fish the reefs and wrecks for Yellowtail/Snapper which are fantastic catches all year, Grouper is finest in between May-December, and Mackerel from November-April.
It’s advised to employ the services of a regional certified guide:https://fla-keys.com/marathon/fishing/
Or, drop a line off the houseboat or the island dock.
Another sport entirely is capturing Lobster.
Lobster season is August 6 – March 31st.
There’s a 2 day “Lobster Mini” that occurs the last Wednesday and Thursday of July each year that’s open to leisure harvesters.
Business lobstermen start setting their traps on August 1st for the opening of routine lobster season on August sixth.
Know prior to you go:.
Examine guidelines and licensing information:https://myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/recreational/lobster/
Likewise note: A leisure saltwater fishing license and lobster authorization are needed:https://myfwc.com/license/recreational/saltwater-fishing/
The Florida Keys not just boasts moderate temperatures year round for a tropical escape constantly within reach, however a gleaming crystal blue ocean, fresh seafood, snorkeling in America’s just living reef, and tiki bars with regional music. It’s not simply a getaway, it’s a way of life.
Call 888-454-8825 or Request Information Online to start preparing your trip today!