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Bay Boat fishing the backcountry waters of Key West along the mangrove islands

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Backcountry Fishing

Two people backcountry fishingThe term backcountry fishing is a geographical term that means the out islands and flats that make up the inshore waters of the Florida Keys and Key West.
All of these areas are lying in the Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge. These federally protected waters are a sport fisherman's paradise. Holding some of the most sought after sport fish in the world and totally accessible to you about 15 minutes from the dock..

Whats Backcountry Fishing Like?

Easy going low pressure and exciting the fishing can be non stop! We fish all over the place on the backcountry fishing charters. Inshore, near shore and sometimes even offshore if the weather is perfect. It depends on the bite.
Depending on the season inshore and on the flats one can expect shots at Tarpon, Permit, Bone fish, Redfish, Trout, Huge Barracudas, Sharks, Lady Fish, Jack Crevales and many more Near shore or slightly offshore we catch Grouper, Yellowtail snapper, Mutton snappers, Mackerel, Kingfish and now we offer Goliath Groupers.

We typically use spin fishing gear for these trips but for those that are interested we also have a huge assortment of fly fishing tackle as well as bait casters to meet your needs. Our guides are specialists in all facets of tackle and techniques and are happy to help you out. Check out our quality fishing gear.

About This Charter

Female angler with a nice sized jack she caught while on a backcountry fishing charter in Key West. We offer backcountry fishing here in Key West on our bay boats, flats boats and our 28 ft center console, depending on the size of your group and the kid of fishing you would like to do. See our boats here and decide which would be best for you.
We offer Full 8 hour, 3/4 day 6 hour and 1/2 day 4 hour trips that can take up to 6 persons depending on the boat you decide you would like.

We use different boats in our fleet to make this trip a success and to fit our clients needs. From 24ft to 32ft our boats are all top of the line, super safe and capable of anything.

Book Ahead

Give us a call and book ahead. The backcountry fishing trips sell out pretty fast especially in the winter and we don't want you to miss out on this really cool experience here in Key West. Check out our booking policies.

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