Fishing Reports 2016
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Key West Fly and Spin fishing Report November 2017, Captain Steve Hancock:  In November between cold fronts, fishing for the big three, Tarpon, Permit & Bonefish has been good. When the water temperatures and weather are cooler, we focus on large Barracudas, Jacks, Blacktips, and Lemon Sharks. This is a great time to experience the winter fishing in the Lower Keys and Key West. The Winter pattern will continue through December and January and we will start to creep into some prime Permit fishing. Then in early spring fishing starts to heat up for the large migratory Tarpon. Dates for spring go fast so CALL US NOW to book your Tarpon and Permit fishing experience!
Captain Steve Hancock

Key West Fly and Spin Fishing Charters Fishing Report, Fall 2016:
  The fall fishing pattern is under way here in the Lower Keys and Key West.  On the Flats we have small Tarpon rolling during the mornings and afternoons. Permit and Bonefish are cruising and tailing in the shallows. The Bonefish have been plentiful compared to the last few years and are making a comeback to the point that we can find schools with good numbers during the day. Permit are roaming and tailing while they feed on the shallows and are the most challenging and rewarding of the flat's species. Barracudas, Jacks, and Sharks are also around to put a bend in the rod. We have the Sugarloaf Showdown which is a Barracuda, Permit, and Bonefish tournament coming soon. My repeat angler and I will be trying to beat our last year's result of 3rd place. We did however have the only Permit of the tournament. Let's hope for better weather and more Permit this year.

Fall and winter can be a great time to escape the cold and snow of the north. The fishing can be exciting. Reef and offshore heats up with Blackfin Tuna, Dolphin, Grouper, Mutton, Yellowtail, and Sailfish! We had a few large 16 lb. Mutton Snappers on a friend's boat the last time we were out, as well as Blackfin Tuna and Dolphin.  Please join us for a Key West fishing adventure!  Give us a call to book your trip today!
Captain Steve Hancock

Key West Fly and Spin Fishing Report, Summer 2016:
  The lower keys and key west fishing has been great! Spring/Summer time provide lots of Tarpon to be caught on fly or spin gear. A tarpon on fly is just spectacular and rewarding when it all comes together!  Permit have been caught and provide a great visual take on fly or live bait.  The bonefishing is getting good with schools roaming the flats feeding with several being caught per outing when conditions are good.  Cudas, jacks, and sharks are always around and also provide some great summer action!  Give me a call to get in on the action while the weather and fishing is hotttt!
Captain Steve Hancock

Key West Fly and Spin Fishing Charters report for April 2016:
  The Tarpon have been here for some time and are in the back country . We have had good success on fly and spin gear. Permit have been seen on the flats but most have moved to the wrecks to spawn and occasionally, we hunt for them and have shots at them. Some bonefish are around and can be caught as well. A few weeks ago one of my customers got a slam-tarpon, permit and bonefish in one day. Congrats to him! We are focused on tarpon this time of year but will fish other species depending on weather and conditions. I have some dates still open.  So, if you are wanting to fish give me a call to book your flats fishing experience!  I look forward to getting you to the fish!
Captain Steve Hancock

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