Key West Deep Sea Fishing

All About Deep Sea Fishing Key West

Through the ages people have been drawn to the amazing blue waters of the Gulf Stream. Home to many of the pelagic sport fish that have made Key West deep sea fishing so famous.

38 – 50 ft deep sport fishing yachts with experienced full time professional captains and mates that have made it their life work to know how to fish Key West waters.

Dolphin Mahi Mahi deep sea fishing
Fishing with Capt. Rob on board the Dream Catcher Charters 36ft Yellowfin center console.

Go Trolling on the blue waters for palegic species such as dolphin, tuna, sailfish, wahoo, kingfish, blue marlin and white marlin. See our Key West fishing seasons calendar to find out what species will be available when you are in Key West.

There are many different ways anglers can enjoy a day of deep sea fishing out of Key West. It all depends on amenities and budget. All the captains are very good.

Sport Fishing Boats “Sporties” “Battle Wagons”

Viking 47, deep sea fishing, sport fishing boat, convertible
The “InXS” Our 47′ Viking Sport Fishing Charter Boat here in Key West. Ready to take you deep sea fishing anytime.

A traditional way to get to the blue waters. These boats range in size from 38 – 50 ft here in Key West and offer many different amenities. These boats are operated by a captain and a mate as a team. Fighting chairs for anglers to sit in while reeling in a fish are typical. The captain works on an upper deck called a “fly bridge” spotting birds and fish to target while the mate rigs the baits and coaches anglers how to reel and catch the fish. All of the sport fishing boats we recommend have enclosed bathrooms. Some of the larger more pricey boats have air conditioning, kitchens and a place to relax while fishing.

Sport fishing boats pricing ranges

  • 800-1000 for 4 hours
  • 1000-1300 for 6 hours
  • 1200-1800 for 8 hours

Prices are definitely affected by Amenities like air conditioning, boat condition, Interior amenities, speed (less travel time to the fishing) and size (bigger boats ride better).

Center Console Boats

Yellowfin 36 Center Console
Deep sea fishing on a Yellowfin 36 Center Console. Powered by Triple 400 Mercury Verados and loaded with Garmin Marine electronics.

Fast and versatile with less amenities and about the same price. Center console boats range in size from 26 – 40 ft. these boats can cruise at speeds up to 40 mph. Although some can carry up to 6 passenger they are far less roomy than their sport fishing counter parts and we recommend capping the number of persons to 4 for comfort and fishing – ability. Some have bathrooms and none of them have air conditioning, most do not have a place to sit and fight a fish, most use stand up tackle. If you are limited in your mobility at all, we do not reccomend this type of boat.

Center Console Pricing Ranges

  • 750-1000 for 4 hours
  • 900-1200 for 6 hours
  • 1100 – 1300 for 8 hours

Prices of the center console boats are mostly reflecting size and performance.

The Current Deep Sea Fishing Reports

About Our Deep Sea Fishing Charters. 

We have 4, 6, and 8 hour deep sea fishing charters departing out of Key West Daily. We recommend 6 hours or more to get the full experience. All of our deep sea fishing charters cary 6 or less passengers.

 See our rates page to learn more about pricing

We supply most everything you will need for a day offshore with us.

  • Rods, reels, tackle
  • Bait and Licenses
  • Bottled waters

You Should Bring

  • Hat, Sunscreen, Glasses
  • Camera
  • Dry Towel
  • Sea Sick preparedness..
  • Food or drink that you would like.

To book a deep sea fishing charter in Key West please feel free to call our office and see about availability and what your options are.. 

To Learn More About Key West Fishing Or To Book A Trip.. 
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