By Florida Weekly Staff on December 06, The sky is the limit when it comes to fishing the Florida Keys. In just under half an hour, you can get from the skinny waters of inshore flats to deep offshore canyons. These fisheries are teeming with game fish and table fare, every step of the way.
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This reef is home to a huge variety of fish, and lots of them are catchable and good table fare. So, how do we fish for these reef fish? Obviously, the bottom in this area is a live coral reef. That reef can be as deep as feet in places and can be out of the water at low tide in other areas.
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Key West and the Florida Keys: to the sportsman, just the mere mention conjures up images of yesteryear's Hemingway battling giant Blue Marlin. Or, today's angler may envision competing with behemoth Tarpon as they explode from the water in giant leaps. Ask any knowledgeable fisherman for his "short list" of world-class fishing destinations, and Key West will be at the top of that list, and for good reason. No other location on the planet offers as many options for sport fishing.
In the Florida Keys at the Marathon Aquaranch, Dr Patrick Rice conducts a series of experiments that show how sharks are repelled by magnetic fields. His Research in this field shows how shark repellants can be used to protect the sharks themselves! The sinking of the USS Hoyt Vandenberg and the creation of The Florida Keys newest artificial reef has reduced the impact of scuba divers on the natural reef as well as stimulated the economy of the keys. This new series includes 3 new shallow Butterfly Jigs designed specifically for vertical jigging in shallow water less than ft.