A little farther offshore, there were scattered dolphin for most of the fleet. Near the Islamorada hump some blackfin tuna and a few bonita and skipjack frenzied at the surface, while greater amberjack swarmed near the bottom.
The yellowtail snapper bite in 80-130 feet continues to be great from Marathon to Ocean Reef, with almost every boat catching lots of tails and a few flags every trip. In addition to the yellowtails have been a few nice mutton snappers up to 15 pounds caught on live baits fished on the bottom.
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.
Toddler catches first fish in Florida Keys
A windy, sunny day in Key West
Dolphins visit Key West for Naval training
Meteor burning up over Lower Keys caught on dashcam