Our Shallow water monsters charter
is very exciting. We take you on a trip that offers many
dimensions of fishing scaling you up the food chain
right to the second to the last step. Sharks! Here
you will see how these animals gained their reputation
as veracious feeders and mean temperament. Once the
dinner bell has rang these fish are all about eating. Be
careful don't fall in.
charters departing daily from Key West for 4, 6, and 8
hours. You will learn about baiting and rigging as well
as habitat and feeding patterns of different species of
sharks found out of Key West Florida. Most of our
fishing is done in less than 5 feet of water so sight
fishing is a very cool element we bring to shark
The sharks we fish for generally
weigh from 80 - 400 lbs. with larger catches recorded
here at Dream Catchers. We use Spin fishing gear, fly
fishing Gear and stand up heavy tackle depending on the
situation. You can be assured, no matter your size and
experience you can catch a shark we make it happen.
Bull Sharks - Lemon Sharks - Black Tip
Sharks - American Sharp nose Sharks
Sand Sharks - Hammer Head Sharks - Tiger
start you off by catching some bait. We use
Jacks, Bluefish, Smaller Barracudas, and Lady Fish. All
of these fish are fun and easy to catch on light tackle.
We then use them for bait. Posting up on the side of the
channel in the backcountry we start the blood trail of
chum and fish pieces to bring in the sharks. As the
Sharks approach the boat you will be instructed how to
cast for and catch them. Hold on tight, these fish
really peal off the line as you sink the hook in their
jaws. Most sharks take longer than 20 minutes to bring
boat side where we then remove the hook. We are
sensitive to the needs of your photo collections and
here is where the guide will safely allow you to get
Although all of our boats can catch
sharks we recommend our Bay boats for groups of 4 persons or less. Our Center Consoles can
carry up to 6 persons.
NOTE: We practice catch and release on sharks. If you would like to mount your catch please let us know so we can provide the taxidermist with the proper info for a replica mount.
WARNING: This trip is a real thrill ride. If you are afraid of sharks around a boat that are very
visible and obviously hungry. Do not come on this trip! You will experience mutilation
of fish that we use for Chum (attractant) and lots of
Add a bit of adventure to an already great trip. Venture out to the Marquesas for your shark fishing out of Key West.
Located 30 miles to the West of Key West the Marquesas
holds a bountiful large sharks not seen or caught.
There are few fishing guides that go out there. We are delighted to take you shark fishing out to these shark infested waters on our 6 and 8 hour charters. Read an Article written by Capt. Steven Lamp
about the Marquesas
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