Fishing

Sports & Outdoors

Slots open for Redbone tarpon tournament

The all-release format can be fished with bait, artificial or on fly. The Robert James Sales Sunrise/Sunset Tarpon Tourney is one of 19 Redbone tournaments throughout the nation, Mexico, Costa Rica and the Bahamas that benefits cystic fibrosis research.

Fishing

Weather is warming up as the fishing heats up

King mackerel are still over many of the drop offs and ledges in 140 feet of water and can be caught on the deep rod, especially when slow trolling live cigar minnows. To really get a frenzy going, throw some chunks overboard or shake the chum bag while you have one on!

Fishing

Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys

Jaxon Owens, 2, a Key West toddler, caught his first fish recently offshore. His mother Kara Rowe captured the moment. The family was fishing on the Reel Easy with Captain Jason Wells near a wreck in a spot people call the Lakes for it's shallow depths.

Fishing

Lionfish derby coming up

Invasive lionfish are voracious predators from the Indo-Pacific that threaten Florida’s marine ecosystems. Over 100 species of native fish and invertebrates have been found in lionfish stomachs at very high volumes.

Fishing

Spanish macks almost a guarantee in the backcountry

The Cheeca Lodge Presidential Sailfish Tournament just wrapped up last weekend. Congratulations to the Bud N’ Mary’s fleet once again. Captain Travis Dickens' anglers released 8 sailfish in the two-day event aboard Indiginous earning first place honors. Captain Paul Ross' team aboard Relentless finished second releasing seven.

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Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys

Jaxon Owens, 2, a Key West toddler, caught his first fish recently offshore. His mother Kara Rowe captured the moment. The family was fishing on the Reel Easy with Captain Jason Wells near a wreck in a spot people call the Lakes for it's shallow depths.
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Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys 1:09

Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys

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A ride in a vintage airplane in Marathon

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