What would you recommend to anglers fishing in Key West, Florida for the first time?

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Rob Smith
Lehigh Acres, FL
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Went fishing with Corsair 2 Sportfishing – Shared on Julio 7, 2019
Make the offshore trips full day if you can as they can go out further and target more species. Cover up well as sun can be brutal on the water.

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Alan Cottrell
Toano, VA
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Went fishing with Salty Goat Fishing Charters on Julio 4, 2019
Book a Salty Goat fishing charter . Crew was excellent Price was right . And had a great fish dinner that my family caught ourselves .

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Bruce Spears
Taylor Lake Village, TX
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Went fishing with Gulfstream IV Party Boat on Junio 18, 2019
Ask the captain exactly what they intend to catch and where they are going to fish, but most of all ask if small children are going to be on board.

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Mortuma Murry
Tampa, FL
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Went fishing with Fish Key West - The Coolwater on Junio 16, 2019
Do back country on a 4 hour charter, unless your captain says otherwise. Check the fishing forecast first.

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Darrell Long
Southside, AL
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Went fishing with Cowboy Charters - Irish Cowboy on Junio 13, 2019
Bring your sunglasses and sunblock. Stay hydrated. Get ready for an arm workout if you book with the Irish Cowboy because you will catch fish.

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David Bair
Key West, FL
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Went fishing with Live Action Sportfishing 2 on Junio 12, 2019
If you are lucky enough to catch a tarpon, don't think you're going to get it in the boat. They are a protected fish and it's a good fight just to get it to the side of the boat.

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Darrell Long
Southside, AL
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Went fishing with Charter Boat Sea-Clusion on Junio 10, 2019
Make sure you bring your sunglasses and make sure your arms are in shape as these fish are fighters.

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Jeffery Muschik
Rock Hill, SC
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Went fishing with Fish Key West - The Coolcast on Junio 8, 2019
Read the reviews and be ready for anything, full time action or a lot of boating and little action. You never know.

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Gil Jara
Key West, FL
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Went fishing with Salty Goat Fishing Charters on Junio 4, 2019
Buy some bait to take with you like squid and shrimp. They have drinks on board but it is nice to have your own.

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Bruce Jack
Palm Shores, FL
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Went fishing with Latitude 24 Fishing Charters on Mayo 21, 2019
This guide did an outstanding job putting us on the fish ... for a shorter afternoon trip! It’s nice to be out on the water at sunset and the fish are biting!

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John Bachmann
Santee, CA
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Went fishing with Capt. Conch Charters - Reef Runner on Abril 19, 2019
Get a guarantee that you will be taken to where the big fish are, like you were told. I catch more fish on full charter trips for 65 bucks.

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Kathryn Jennette
Bethlehem, PA
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Went fishing with Fish Key West - The Coolcast on Abril 13, 2019
You better get out there and do it! If you don't you're really missing out. Fishing in the keys is the best!!!

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Beth Gloss
Denver, Colorado
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Went fishing with Easy Does It on Marzo 24, 2019
Pick a good group to fish with, take a trip with the group you know- a private fishing trip is definitely worth it!

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Chris Lamb
Port Orange, FL
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Went fishing with Outta Line Charters on Marzo 23, 2019
Key west is best from water. Take a trip out and enjoy it. Very calm waters compared to the northeast. Can practically see the bottom in the shallows. Awesome fishing

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Sean Weadock
McKinney, TX
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Went fishing with Reel Thang Charters on Marzo 13, 2019
Check out weather report via NOAA's website to see wave conditions. Then try to book your charter on calm days. Otherwise...you probably can't go wrong fishing in Key West.

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Joe Cimino
Hollywood, FL
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Went fishing with Reel Easy Charters on Marzo 9, 2019
Fairly calm waters, balmy temperatures and an abundance of different types of marine life. Your choice on what to fish for, lots of options.

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Rodger Elble
Carbondale, Illinois
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Went fishing with Reel Easy Charters on Marzo 1, 2019
Take meclizine if you are susceptible to motion sickness. Use a good sun screen. Dress with lightly colored dry fit clothing.

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Christian Cruz
Orange Park, FL
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Went fishing with Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters 30' on Julio 12, 2021
Hire the Charters. They will put you on the fish. Inshore-Offshore it doesn’t matter.

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Patrick Martino
Church Hill, MD
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Went fishing with Good Times Key West – 19' on Mayo 4, 2021
Be open minded about what you catch. Don’t limit yourself to a particular species of fish.

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Asterios Houtas
Miami, FL
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Went fishing with Reel A Salt on Junio 26, 2020
The weather was amazing and fishing the back country was amazing! Highly recommend.

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Michael Oehlrich
Lehigh Acres, FL
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Went fishing with Charter Boat Sea-Clusion on Agosto 19, 2019
Research the boat and captain thoroughly and ensure you get the captain you paid for..

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Stephen Thigpen
Austin, TX
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Went fishing with Fish Key West - The Coolcast on Agosto 1, 2019
You are lucky if you get Josh as your captain. Top notch professional and a good person to know

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Scott Hudson
New Smyrna Beach, FL
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Went fishing with Cowboy Charters - Irish Cowboy on Julio 20, 2019
the only thing I can say is book the right charter.....cowboy sportfishing charters

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Mike Bedell
Atlanta, Georgia
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Went fishing with Easy Does It on Julio 5, 2019
Get a cool Captain who knows the spots (Captain Chris for instance with Reel Easy).

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Gary Harjo
Orlando, FL
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Went fishing with Fish Key West – The Coolwater II on Junio 27, 2019
With first timers or children fish nearshore reefs to get the most out of your experience.

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Kimberly Reagan
Miami, FL
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Went fishing with Corsair 2 Sportfishing – Key West on Junio 21, 2019
Bring plenty of sunscreen! It was hot!!! And if the Corsair 2 in available, book it!!

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Robert Schrot
Valrico, FL
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Went fishing with Fish Key West - The Coolcast on Junio 17, 2019
Come prepared for changeable weather conditions and choose your Charter/Captain wisely.

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Eddie Jones
Bixby, OK
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Went fishing with Reel Smoker on Mayo 31, 2019
Reel Easy Charters will put you on Fish. Enjoy the whole experience of Key West.

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Jaime Byrne
Bunnell, FL
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Went fishing with Salty Goat Fishing Charters on Junio 9, 2019
Just have sunscreen and drinks for yourself. The boat/crew does all the rest. Great for kids!!!

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Charles Kidik
Key West, FL
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Went fishing with Wild Bill Sport Fishing on Mayo 17, 2019
Take Dramamine. It's not a whimpy thing to do. Two of my crew spent $170 to vomit.