Archive by category ''Fishing


    High water made the backcountry very accessible

    Summer comes to a close, marking the beginning of a transitional period for fisherman. Fall is here, and with it comes more opportunities for anglers as our waters begin to cool both offshore and in the backcountry. This week saw few boats going out, but those that did experienced tight lines...


    No fall foliage here, but we do have pilchards

    It's officially fall — the time of year when pilchards are plentiful.  Like a variety of fish we find offshore, the blackfin tunas are voracious at the humps right now, and are dare I say, "trained to follow the boats with the live bait chum.  When you’re drifting...


    Fishing has been great, but weather made things tricky

    It is mid September and the fishing is still going strong for those who were able to get out this past week either offshore or in the backcountry. Those who found success this week started the day with a flexible plan of attack, with the weather being the deciding factor as to what area to fish...


    Massive Mahi

    Colton Klais, 15, and Dillon Klais, 12, had a banner day fishing aboard Capt. Shannon Attales' Warbird charter boat out of Bud N' Mary's Marina on Monday, July 6. Dillon Klais caught single-handedly a bull dolphin that weighed 48 pounds. Colton Klais caught a cow dolphin that weighted about 33...


    Snapper action is ‘mind-boggling’

    FISH TALES by Capt. Donald Deputy     Snapper action is ‘mind-boggling’   Happy Fourth of July Holiday weekend! I'm so very thankful for my freedom and am ready to celebrate the fact that we live in the greatest country in the world.&#...


    Winter Fishing in the Keys -- 2015


    Transition to summer fishing is nearly complete

    It appears we're transitioning again from winter fishing to summer season. It's getting warmer overall and the water temperatures are rising steadily each week.  The crew aboard Gimme Jimmy out of Bud N’ Mary's marina had a limit of dolphin recently. They caught...


    Summer Fishing in the Keys 2014


    Nautical Flea Market

    The 20th Annual Gigantic Nautical Flea Market takes place Feb. 21-22. Click here to see the Official Program for the event.


    Fishing in the Keys

    A selection of fishing photos from October and November 2013

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