Reef fishing in Key West is like no place else in the world! And every one of our customers would agree with us. Because Key West offers us literally thousands of reef patches all the way from from here to the Dry Tortugas, and the fact that they are seldom fished, means that they are usually fully stocked for plenty of fishing action.
As with wreck fishing, Reef fishing is a good way to ensure some action while out on the boat. Again, the techniques we use to ensure getting some action include live baiting, dead bait and chumming.
The trick for successfully fishing a reef patch or area is by creating an aggressive feeding frenzy between the snappers and groupers, which draws them away from the reef areas. Then, using a combination of live bait and fresh dead bait in the chum line, we also can draw many other species such as yellowtail and mangrove snappers, and others like mackerel and jacks out of their reserve.
These reef fishing trip is a great way for those of you who are looking for all-day action to learn how to sense the “feel” of the bite.
And if reef fishing interests you, then you’ll probably also like wreck fishing. Why not try them both? We have the time if you do!