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Florida Keys Weekend Fishing 4Cast

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Florida Sportsman Fishing 4caster Captains James Chappell and Juan Garcia
Covering Key Largo to Key West, including Islamorada and Marathon

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What's Biting Now

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August in Islamorada

Florida Sportsman Member: syxx I’ve been fishing mostly fresh mullet that we catching first thing in the morning still in the backcountry. In the bays the trout and snapper fishing has been best out closer to the gulf. Here the water is cooler and also alive with various baitfish such as ballyhoo, pilchards, pinfish, mullet, and more.

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Dry Tortugas Trip

Florida Sportsman member: Gary M We all agreed the next morning that none of us had ever seen such a long, hot bite of such consistently BIG yellowtails! Even Ed, who fishes for yellowtails a lot in the Bahamas, was having a hard time remembering such great action over in the islands.

Features

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The Florida Reef Fishing Menu

What kinds of fish might you find on the artificial reefs and wrecks around the Florida coast? That depends on season and latitude, to some extent. In midwinter, for instance, there’s a pretty big difference between the cold, nutrient-rich green water you’d encounter off Fernandina Beach, in far northeast Florida, and the warm, crystal clear Gulf Stream along the Florida Keys.

How-To

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Removing Hull Stains

If you leave your boat in the water for extended periods of time, or even just run in dirty waters, you’ll find yourself dealing with a stubborn yellowish stain from the waterline down. Freshwater and soap won’t even make a dent in removing this discoloration. Having the right cleaner will make the job painless.

Tackle Shops

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Keys: Tackle Stores – The Tackle Box

Home of the Triple D Lure. A full service tackle shop located in the world’s greatest fishing spot!
Website: thetacklebox.com

Guides & Charters

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Keys: Guides – Capt. Dan Duimstra

Out of Marathon, FL.
Website: sharkrivercharters.com

Accommodations

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Keys: Accommodations

Consider these top accommodations in the Keys the next time you plan a fishing trip.

Marketplace

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Paddle Craft and Accessories

Check out these kayak companies and kayak accessories.