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Sailfish Release!! Captain Mick Clements led this happy angler to this beautiful Sailfish on a recent trip offshore of Islamorada. Captain Mick runs "Bounty Hunter Charters" out of the Whale Harbor marina. The Sailfish was released unharmed to fight another day.

Angler Linda Quinlan shows off a beautiful sailfish caught aboard the "The Instigator"  from the Holiday Isle marina with Captain Marty and Mate Ritchie.

Dave Yatkola, Bob Neary . Tom Hooper  and Paul Abreu, all from Boston, had a banner day aboard Captain Gary Sperl's "Christy Lynn II" out of the Caloosa Cove marina in Islamorada.

Angler Fritz Schneider of Fort Lauderdale caught this nice 19 pound grouper aboard the party boat "Marathon Lady".

Permit Time!

Captain Dave "Big D" Atkinson's angler hold a whopper of a permit caught aboard Captain Dave's "NO POLITICS" charters from the Whale Harbor marina in Islamorada. Visit Capt. Dave at www.NoPolitics.com

Whopper Sailfish!

The Hot sailfish bite continues as evidenced by this whopper Sail caught by this young lady with Captain Butch Green aboard his charterboat "SASSY LADY" from the Holiday Isle marina in Islamorada. Visit Capt. Butch online at: www.SassyLadyCharters.com

Wahoo aboard the TUFF SHIP

Captain Mike Patterson of the TUFF SHIP charterboat from the Whale Harbor Marina led this young lady to a great mixed-bag catch on an recent trip offshore of the Florida Keys.

Captain Dale Perez led this happy angler to a hefty Permit on fly tackle in the backcountry of the Florida Keys on a recent trip. Captain Dale is a fly fishing expert and is available for charter. Visit his website at:

Chef Jon Welsh from the Holiday Isle hoists a 45# Bull Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi) caught aboard his boat with his brother. Jon was fishing in about 1500 feet of water and about 1 mile from Floyd's Wall. The bull was landed using cut ballyhoo and only #17 pound test line. The fight lasted for over 2 1/2 hours.

Captain Larry Camerano shows off a nice wahoo after a great day of fishing aboard his charterboat "DEB BAITABLE" which is located at the new Snake Creek Marina, Mile Marker 85.5 in Islamorada.

Backcountry Action Aboard Ivory Keys Charters

Captain Skip Paxton led this smiling gal to a beautiful Snook in the backcountry of the Florida Bay. Captain Skip runs his "IVORY KEYS CHARTERS" out of the Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada

Great Day on the Reel Pleasure

Captain Ron Brack led this happy angler to the fishing trip of a lifetime aboard his charterboat "REEL PLEASURE" out of the Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada. Capt. Ron found large Grouper and Snapper for his angler.

Captain Dave "Big D" Atkinson of "No Politics" Charters from the Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada and his angler show of a "slob" of a bonefish caught recently on the flats surrounding Islamorada.

Nice Amberjack caught aboard the "MISS TRADEWINDS"

This angler has a lot to smile about! Try 45 pounds of Amberjack caught with Captain Mike Owens. The Tradewinds partyboat fishes daily out of the Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada and is a great way to fish for those on a budget

Frank Herrera & son came to Key Largo for a fishing trip last month and landed this whopper Wahoo in 180 feet of water offshore of key largo. Frank caught the 'Hoo on 40 pound test line and a penn 6/0 combo.
Captain Jim Schneider showed 'em how we catch fish down here in the Florida Keys! Captain Jim led his anglers to this awesome catch of slammer and schoolie dolphin aboard his charterboat "DESTINY" from the Holiday Isle Marina.

"Miss Whale Harbor" Dawn Trentine (Top) minus her Tiara and sash, and her sidekick Samari "The Smurf" Ridanpaa of Chilli Willie's bar & grill had a great "Girls Day On The Water" recently as evidenced by their fine catch of snapper and pinfish.
girlcuda.jpg (39421 bytes) This happy lady had a great time fishing with Captain Mike Patterson aboard his charter boat "Tuff Ship" from the Whale Harbor Marina. They caught this nice Barracuda and some schoolie Dolphin.
P1010022web.jpg (48090 bytes) Future superstar fisherman, major league baseball player and race car driver Christian Taylor of Tavernier shows off a few of the many schoolie dolphin that he caught with his Aunt, Uncle and Dad who also caught a few fish, but not nearly as many as Christian!
photo4web.jpg (39061 bytes) Captain Jim Schneider led these happy anglers to this outstanding catch of Blackfin Tuna and a nice Wahoo on a recent trip offshore of Islamorada. Captain Jim runs his charterboat "DESTINY" out of the Holiday Isle Marina.
tradewindsmutton1.jpg (25131 bytes) Captain Mike Owens led this happy angler to a huge (and tasty!) mutton snapper on a recent trip aboard Captain Mike's Miss Tradewinds party boat from the Whale Harbor Marina at MM 83.5 in Islamorada.
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Captain Hans "Flogger" Warnecke (top) and first mate Ron DeCecco (bottom) had a great catch of schoolie dolphin on a calm day during a break in the recent windy weather here in the Keys. Captain Hans runs his vessel "Dodieline" from Plantation Key.
Captain Wayne Kvadus hoists a hefty Mutton Snapper for his happy angler. The tasty Mutton, weighing in at 14 pounds, was caught aboard Captain Skip Bradeen's Blue Chip Too charterboat from the Whale Harbor Marina in Islamorada.




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