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Junior Sailfish Tournament.

Dec. 14-16: Islamorada Recreation for teens in the Florida Keys can mean learning from experienced local captains and mates how to tie a bimini or rig ballyhoo. One weekend each year, anglers age 16 and younger can apply such lessons … Continue reading

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Don Gurgiolo Sailfish Classic

Dec. 7-9: Islamorada. Part of the acclaimed Redbone at Large series of tournaments, this all-release challenge offers anglers a chance to pursue sailfish in Captain Don’s memory. Up to four anglers can fish per boat. Contact Tammie Gurgiolo at 305-240-9337 … Continue reading

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IFC Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament.

Dec. 5-6 IFC Captain’s Cup Sailfish Tournament. Islamorada. A $25,000 winner-take-all prize, along with the prestigious Captain’s Cup, go to the top boat team. The cash prize is guaranteed if a minimum of 20 boats registers for the tournament. Once … Continue reading

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Bananas and Fishing Boats

Bananas and Fishing Boats There are many stories why bananas have been thought of as bad luck on fishing boats. This is one of many nautical superstitions that I know of and is particularly prevalent amongst fishing boats. Many stories … Continue reading

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Sailfish in December

In December sailfish work their way up onto the reef to chase the schools of ballyhoo.  In December the sailfish can be in extremely shallow water.  We can spot them by looking out for frigate birds that are waiting for … Continue reading

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Lighted Boat Parade

Key West Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley/Ultimat Vodka Lighted Boat Parade – 8 p.m. A tropical tribute to the season. This is a huge family affair with festivities beginning at 6 p.m. at Schooner Warf. Vessels range from kayaks to … Continue reading

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Super Boat World Championship Race

Book a  Charter to View 2012 Super Boat World Championship Races Coming to Key West to see the 2012 Super Boat International World Championship Races next week? What better way to see the races than by getting up-close and personal? … Continue reading

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Cleaning your Fish

Knowing what to do after you catch a fish is more important than any fish cleaning tips, or fish cleaning tool, because nothing has a greater impact on the resulting quality of the fillets. Your mate for the trip will … Continue reading

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Kite Fishing

Kite fishing combines two great pastimes, fishing and kite flying. Tweet

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Pole Fishing

Pole fishermen use a fishing pole and bait to target a variety of fish, ranging from open ocean swimmers, like tuna and mahi mahi, to bottom dwellers, like grouper. Polefishing is environmentally responsible and a good alternative to pelagic longlining. … Continue reading

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