More About Wreck and Reef Fishing in Key West
Just a few miles seemingly in all directions of Key West lie the many wrecks and the reef line of the Florida Keys.
Wrecks littering the sea floor from 5 ft deep to 500 ft of water in the Gulf and out in the Atlantic. Some are famous for their spanish gold and others are famous for their incredible fishing.
The reefs a natural habitat of coral and rocks that give home to hundreds of species of fish and the predators that prey on them. The reef is huge and full of life with many angling opportunities to be had.
An angler can get with one of Key West's finest light tackle fishing guides and fish the wrecks and the reefs in one day. These fishing guides utilize go fast center console boats to gain fast access to the fishing grounds both near and far. They follow the bite and are in the know where the fish are from day to day.
What to Expect
Wreck and Reef Fishing Anglers throughout the year can expect to fish for species such as Sailfish, Tuna, Wahoo, Kingfish, Mackerels, Yellowtail Snappers, Mutton Snappers, Gray Snappers, Sharks, Permit, Cobia, Black, Red, Gag and Goliath groupers, Amber Jacks and so many more. Check out our Florida Keys species seasons page for more details about when your favorite fish is in season.
Where to Stay in Key West
Key West is the last island on the chain of islands called the Florida Keys. Roughly 130 miles from Miami Key West has its own International Airport with connections coming in from Orlando, Atlanta, Miami and more. You dont need a car to be in Key West fishing or enjoying as there is plenty of local taxi support and getting a moped is not a bad idea. The island itself is only 3 by 5 miles getting around is easy.
Accommodations in Key West are vast.. Too many to list here.
Feel free to call Island Gen the Key West concierge to see about Key West accommodations. 1-800-477-4188
Island Gen handles accommodations for more anglers visiting than anyone in the Florida Keys or Key West. She won't steer you wrong.