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Miss Chief Charters

1313 Ocean Bay Drive

Key Largo, Florida

305-393-2430

Dan@MissChiefCharters.com

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Florida Keys Fishing Blog

February 7, 2019

Another February brings on the 30th Annual Poor Girls Sailfish Tournament back to Islamorada, Florida Keys. This was our second consecutive year fishing the tournament on Miss Chief. Our Anglers were my wife Gemma and friends Cindy & Karissa. Fishing was slow for the m...

January 24, 2019

Every so often a fishery becomes the stuff of legends. Well, Sir, the South Florida Sailfish fishery is that and more, right now. Record numbers of our favorite spindle beaks are making their annual migration through the Straits of Florida.  Florida Keys Anglers are ho...

November 30, 2016

As the season changes from hot to not so hot, fishing has begun to make its seasonal transition. Fishing in Key Largo moves from deep offshore waters to the nearshore coastal waters off the edge of the reef. Tactics also change from trolling lures & rigged baits to dri...

January 8, 2016

 

Beautiful weather and amazing fishing have arrived in the Florida Keys. The new year started off with a bang out in the offshore side of Key Largo & Islamorda. Big schools of wahoo made a week long appearance in the waters just off the edge of the reef. We caught waho...

October 15, 2015

As weather begins to cool in the Florida Keys, our fishing makes the transition from the summer trolling season to winter live bait fishing. Already we are experiencing good catches of sailfish, blackfin tuna and king mackerel. On the bottom we are catching nice black...

September 19, 2015

Our late season deep sea mahi mahi fishing keeps getting better and better. As of late we have been finding big schools of mahi over 10lbs that are biting every bait we throw. These mahi have been in as close as 300 ft and as far out as 2000+ ft, so covering ground til...

August 12, 2015

Fishing is as good as it gets here in the Florida Keys.

Offshore we are finding large schools of mahi mahi, from schoolie size to larger fish over 20lbs. Also mixed in are  tuna, wahoo, tripletail and billfish. Birds working, weedlines and floating debris have been key...

July 15, 2015

Our half day reef trips are producing nice catches of yellowtail, mutton and mangrove snapper right now. We are fishing reefs and wrecks from 70 to 180 feet of water and using freeline techniques to produce "flag" sized yellowtail snapper. Live baits on the bottom are...

July 6, 2015

Fishing is as good as summer gets for us in the Florida Keys. Offshore we are finding large schools of mahi mahi in waters from 300 to 2000ft. The seamounts and deep wrecks are holding blackfin tuna, amberjacks and vermillion snapper. On the reef, yellowtail snapper ar...

June 12, 2015

 Anglers from the UCA group released this White Marlin off Key largo during the UCA Contractors tournament at Ocean Reef, fishing aboard Miss Chief.  In addtion they landed a dozen mahi mahi up to 15 pounds and some skipjack tuna.