Are you tired of the same old fishing trips every day? You can find amazing fishing opportunities in Key West, Florida with Key West fishing charters. Key West has some of the most popular fishing spots in the country, including deep sea fishing and inland charters.
Key West fishing charters offers our customers the opportunity to explore the waters surrounding Key West and enjoy the amazing fishing it has to offer. There is something for everyone, from deep sea fishing to near shore fishing. Our experienced team of guides can help you make the most of your day, whether you are a fan of trolling, bottom fishing, jigging or popper fishing.
Different types of fishing charters in Key West
Key West fishing charters offers a variety of charter options to suit your needs. We can accommodate any level of fisherman, whether you are a novice or a seasoned fisherman who is looking for an offshore adventure, near shore experience, or just a day on the water. These are just a few of the charters we offer:
- Deep sea fishing – Get an adrenaline rush by trolling for marlins, tunas, sailfish and sharks.
- Flats fishing – Explore the inshore waters of Florida Keys to try your hand at targeting redfish, permit, tarpon and other fish.
- Gulfstream fishing – Go out to the reef and enjoy some sportfishing action while you’re there.
- Tarpon fishing – Try your luck at catching these powerful and elusive fish in the nearshore waters off the Florida Keys.
- Offshore reef fishing – Drift and bottom fish the Key West patch reefs for grouper, snapper, and other species.
- Inshore reef fishing – Jig for snapper or grouper amongst the patch corals of Key West.
- Backcountry fishing – Explore the shallow flats in Key West to cast for trout, redfish, snook and other species.
- Bay fishing – Try your hand at baiting fish in shallow waters of Florida Keys for redfish, snapper and other species.
- Party boat fishing – Enjoy deep sea fishing with your friends aboard a party boat along with other anglers.
What to Expect on a Fishing Charter at Key West
You can expect to enjoy a day of exploration and some great fishing when you book one our exciting fishing charters. Key West is home of many species including tarpon and permit, redfish and grouper, snook, redfish, grouper, sailfishes, tuna, wahoo and sharks.
Our team of experienced captains and fishing guides has a wealth local knowledge and can offer advice and tips on the best spots and techniques to maximize your chances of success. You’re guaranteed to have an unforgettable fishing trip with our years of experience and the best equipment.
FAQs about Fishing Charters In Key West
What is the cost for a Key West fishing charter?
Our fishing charters in Key West cost vary depending on which charter type you choose. A four-hour private charter offshore will typically cost $600, while an offshore party boat trip will cost about $100 per person. To get exact pricing, please contact us to discuss your needs.
What length is a typical fishing charter?
The type of charter and fishing conditions will determine the length of a fishing charter. Our charters can be customized to meet your fishing needs for up to 8 hours. You can charter for a longer time by contacting us.
How many people can fish on a charter?
The type of charter you choose will determine the number of people that can fish with you in Key West. Deep-sea party boat charters can accommodate up to 30 people, while inshore charters can hold up to six people. We can help you arrange for more people to join your party boat charter.
Do I need a fishing licence for Key West charters or can I use my existing license?
All guests on Key West fishing charters must bring a Florida saltwater fishing licence. You can buy a fishing licence online if you are a resident of Florida. You can also purchase a fishing licence at any Key West tackle shop if you are visiting from another state.
What equipment should I bring on a fishing charter to Key West?
Our team of fishing guides are highly experienced and will provide all necessary equipment, bait, and tackle for your charter. You are welcome to bring your preferred rod and reel, or catered bait. Also, bring a hat, sunscreen and light jacket, as well as waterproof clothing and sunglasses with polarized lenses.
What should I wear to a Key West fishing charter?
It is best to wear light, comfortable, layers of clothing when fishing in Key West. To protect your skin from the sun during the day, long sleeves and trousers are recommended. At night, a light jacket or windbreaker can be worn. For your safety, we recommend that you bring waterproof clothing, a rain jacket or umbrella in case of inclement conditions, as well as closed-toe sandals or sandals.
Is there an age limit for fishing charters in Key West?
Key West fishing charters welcome all ages. However, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All children must have a life jacket provided by their parents. Any child younger than 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult while fishing.
Are your fishing charters accessible for people with disabilities?
Yes, all fishing charters are accessible for wheelchair users. All vessels are equipped with handrails and wheelchair lifts. We will need to know your requirements in advance so we can make sure we have the equipment we need for your charter.
Are there any food and beverages available on fishing charters?
Yes, we offer complimentary snacks and beverages for all our fishing charters. If you wish, you can also bring your own snacks and beverages.
Do you offer private fishing charters in Key West
Yes, we offer shared and private charters in Key West. Private charters are great for anglers who want a more personal experience and are available for all of our charter options.
What kind of fish can you expect to catch on a Key West fishing charter?
Key West waters are home for many fish such as permit, redfish and tarpon. The type of charter you choose, as well as the current fishing conditions will determine the type of fish you catch.
How do I book a fishing charter to Key West?
You can book a fishing charter online in Key West at our website. If you have any questions, you can also get in touch with us by phone. We are happy to discuss your charter needs and provide you with a customized quote.