Starting June 1st through June 9th, National Fishing and Boating Week is a nine-day national celebration that showcases and highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing. The goal is to promote safe fishing while enhancing our quality of life and preserving our country’s natural beauty. During this time, on select days, free fishing is offered the second Saturday and Sunday in June. These are the days where anglers can go fishing without a license on public bodies of water.
The Key West Historic Seaport is excited to kick off this event as we notoriously strive to provide residents and guests with some of the hottest fishing and boating anchorage sites in all of Key West. Coupled with Father’s Day on June 16th, come out and partake in this national event while celebrating Dad a little early this year. Charter one of our many fishing excursions while getting involved and practicing the importance of safe fishing while having fun in the Key West sun!
Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet
For more than thirty years, Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet has been conveniently located at the Historic Seaport. Providing anglers with exceptional catches, their fleet has three boats that can handle any type of fishing excursion you desire. Their largest boat Lucky Charm has a long history of providing offshore fishing and can accommodate up to six anglers. Designed to catch tarpon, snapper, sharks, and barracudas; the Reel Lucky and Reel Lucky Too specialize in light tackle and backcountry trips. With top of the line equipment provided on each boat, come out and enjoy the Key West waters by booking your next adventure with Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet!
Sports Fishing Inc.
Experience sports fishing the way it was meant to be done. Whether you’re in the mood to catch anything from tarpon to shark; come abroad the Afternoon Delight and let Captain Allen show you some good Key West fun! Crewed by the best and equipped for adventure, the Afternoon Delight III is Key West’s largest sport fishing vessel. Their experienced captain, first mate, and engineer will guide your group to the best fishing spots so you have a chance at catching the real prize.
Mike Pollack Flats Guide
By choosing from a full day excursion or half day charter; Mike Pollack Flats Guide is perfect for your next adventure. Shallow water sight fishing in Florida’s backcountry is perfect open space when it comes to catching tarpon, permit, bonefish, sharks or barracuda. With a host of other species in one of America’s most exciting and challenging adventures, come see the exotic wildlife and catch the fish of a lifetime with Michael Pollack! Anglers of all experience are always welcome.
The Helm & Time Flys
If you are looking for new adventures, an unforgettable experience, or a trip catered to all your needs and wants; then the Historic Seaport has got you covered! Whether you book with The Helm or Time Flys fishing companies, we can assure you that both crews are experienced and fish with pride. At The Helm father and son team, Captain Mike Helm and First Mate Justin Helm, main concern is your safety. They work hard in ensuring your offshore fishing trip one to remember. Captain Scott Irvine from Time Flys is born and raised in Key West and has thirty-six years of experience exploring the open waters. He believes, “The hunt is always an exciting one casting to bonefish, permit and tarpon and our Florida waters include barracuda, sharks, snapper and jacks to round out the perfect fishing day.”
Fitting only two anglers, Captain Anthony Skinner from A.W.S. Charters boat comes equipped with top-of-the-line equipment and is always well maintained. Fitting just the captain and two passengers, you will not only leave satisfied but you will also be proficient in both spin and fly fishing. “Although I have fished both freshwater and saltwater throughout my life,” Anthony Skinner believes, “the strength and speed of the saltwater species is what lured me to Key West fishing.”
Seaborn Charters offers a variety of trips. From shark, tarpon and/ or reef fishing; Seaborn Charters provides top of the line equipment and operates well-maintained boats. Not only is safety a must but a friendly captain and crew are one of their main priorities. Come out during National Fishing and Boating week and try offshore trolling for an awesome experience! Fish for mahi-mahi, wahoo, tuna, a variety of billfish, blue and white marlin, sailfish, swordfish and much more! Seaborn Charters prides themselves on being among the most knowledgeable and friendly people in the business. Whether you plan a full or half-day fishing excursion, you can be assured that the Historic Seaport does not disappoint! As you venture out into the Key West waters and partake in the 2019 National Fishing and Boating Week, it is important to remember to be kind to our environment and have fun! If you are in need of any bait, hooks, tackle or any other fishing gear; Key West Bait and Tackle is the perfect place to purchase all your fishing essentials! Conveniently stop by or place your order online, to start fishing today!