Fish in Key West

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In Key West, there are huge varieties of fish swimming off the coast. With so many fish to catch, there are also many places where they can be found. Here is our list of all the different types of fishing that can be done in Key West. Please contact us if we still need to add anything.

Our Key West Fishing Charters are private and can be customized specifically for you. If there is a particular fish that you would like to catch then let us know. We can certainly arrange your charter around focusing on catching it. Every type of fishing listed below can be arranged for you. Our captains will work with you to create the fishing experience you have always dreamed of.

Types of Fishing in Key West

  • Wreck Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Artificial Reef Fishing
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Dredge Fishing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Shore Fishing
  • Trolling

There are far too many fish to catch in Key West. Making a list of them is challenging but here we attempt to do it:

Key West Billfish

  • Blue Marlin
  • White Marlin
  • Sailfish
  • Longbill Spearfish

Key West Bluefish

  • Bluefish

Key West Bonefish

  • Bonefish

Key West Cobia

  • Cobia

Key West Dolphin

  • Atlantic Spotted Nose Dolphin

Key West Drum

  • Atlantic Croaker
  • Red Drum (Redfish)
  • Silver Perch (Yellowtail)
  • Weakfish
  • Sand Seatrout
  • Silver Seatrout
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Black Drum

Key West Grouper

  • Black Grouper
  • Goliath Grouper (Jewfish)
  • Red Grouper
  • Nassau Grouper
  • Yellowfin Grouper
  • Yellowmouth Grouper
  • Scamp
  • Sea Bass
  • Gag Grouper

Key West Grunt

  • White Grunt

Key West Jack

  • Almaco Jack
  • Pompano
  • Blue Runner
  • Cervalie Jack
  • Greater Amberjack
  • Lesser Amberjack
  • Banded Rudderfish

Key West Mackerel

  • Cero
  • King Mackerel
  • Spanish Mackerel

Key West Mullet

  • Fantail Mullet
  • Striped Mullet or Black Mullet

Key West Pompano

  • Florida Pompano
  • Jacks
  • Permit
  • Palometa

Key West Porgies

  • Sheepshead

Key West Sea Bass

  • Bank Sea Bass
  • Black Sea Bass
  • Rock Sea Bass
  • Grouper

Key West Shark

  • Atlantic Sharpnose Shark
  • Bonnethead Shark
  • Bull Shark
  • Sandbar Shark
  • Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
  • Shortfin Mako Shark
  • Thresher Shark

Key West Snapper

  • Blackfin Snapper
  • Cubera Snapper
  • Dog Snapper
  • Gray Snapper
  • Lane Snapper
  • Mahogany Snapper
  • Mutton Snapper
  • Queen Snapper
  • Red Snapper
  • Schoolmaster
  • Silk Snapper
  • Vermillion Snapper
  • Yellowtail Snapper

Key West Snook

  • Fat Snook
  • Common Snook
  • Swordspine Snook
  • Tarpon Snook

Key West Swordfish

  • Swordfish

Key West Tarpon

  • Ladyfish
  • Tarpon