Key West Light Tackle Fishing
One of today's greatest advantages of tackle is the strength that light tackle has to offer if used correctly. With braided line and an experienced angler, not much is impossible. Even a 150 pound tarpon or shark will surrender to a spool full of 20 pound braid. All types of light tackle fishing are available from tarpon and shark fishing to a mix bag ocean surprise. Whether it would be fishing the channels, back country, in or offshore or r...
About The Boat
The Bailey Gates is a well maintained custom 24 foot center console vessel. The scout sport fisher has a very spacious deck and there is plenty of storage for your personal belongings. There are 7 rod holders and 6 rod storage compartments to keep lines and hooks in a safe place. Other equipment and acessories are as follows:
About The Captain
Captain Dave Campos, a former minor league baseball player, has been fishing the waters of Key West for over 9 years. Originally from California, he moved to the Florida Keys after visting on vacation to persue a life on the water. He is a licensed and insured captain, certified in CPR and a highly skilled free diver. As a loving father who enjoys life, he has the patience and personality sure to make anyone's trip enjoyable and memorable.
Deep Drop Fishing and Trolling
Offshore fishing is the pride of Key West and a lot of the species caught will depend on the the time of season. Deep drop fishing and trolling are available by request. Please contact us for more information.
Key West Fishing Seasons
Sailfish - September to June
Marlin - May to August
Kingfish - November to March in the Atlantic and Gulf ...
Dolphin - May to August
Cobia - November to June in Gulf mainly
Mackerel - April to June
Tuna - December to March
Snorkeling, Free Diving, and Lobster Chasing (Season ONLY)
Exploring the very many coral heads, reefs, and shallow wrecks always makes makes for a great day on the water. Come share the breath taking adventure with your family and friends, both strong swimmers and beginners alike. With the amount of sea life in the Florida Keys, each spot is unique. Strict precaution will be exercised for your safety by our certified captain above and below water. A measurement by the captain for any lobster is mandatory. The harvesting of undersized lobsters will lead to fines, arrests and confiscation of our vessel. It's very important that we respect and follow these rules. Standard snorkel equipment is provided.