Types of Key West Fish

Yellowtail Snapper
Yellowtail Snapper – Fishing Key West Yellowtail snapper are a sought after food fish in the Florida Keys. They are…
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Triple Tail
Triple Tail – Fishing In Key West Triple tail are common offshore fish and can often be found shadowing floating…
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Scorpion Fish
Scorpion Fish – Key West Fish Spotted Scorpion fish, not usually caught on purpose. They have poison spines so handle…
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Sailfish
Sailfish – Deep Sea Fishing Key West Sailfish are considered one of the most sought after game fish in the…
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Rainbow Runner
Rainbow Runner- Fishing Charters Key West Rainbow Runners are in the jack family and are often encountered offshore or past…
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Pinfish, Sea Bream
Pinfish and Sea bream are common around the Florida Keys. They make ok live baits but probably not the best.…
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Permit
Permit – Fishing Trips Key West Permit are often targeted on the flats and are known for the spookiness and…
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Nurse Shark
Nurse sharks are primarily considered junk fish, but if you are on vacation here and don’t usually catch them they…
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Mutton Snappper
Mutton Snapper – Key West Fishing Trips Mutton snappers are common everywhere in Florida Keys reef. They live around the…
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Mangrove Snapper
Mangrove – Fishing Key West Florida Mangrove snappers or grey snapper are common everywhere in the Florida Keys. They average…
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Lemon Shark
Lemon – Fishing In Key West Florida Lemon Sharks are common all around the Keys. They grow very large and…
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King Mackerel, Kingfish
King Mackerel – Key West Boat Charters Florida and the Florida Keys are home to several types of Mackerel year…
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Jewfish, Golaith Grouper
Jewfish – Fish In Key West Jewfish are a protected species. It’s actually illegal to take them out of the…
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Hogfish, Hog Snapper
Hogfish – Fishing Charter Key West Hog Snapper or hogfish is not a snapper but actually a wrasse, and they…
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Grunt
Grunt – Key West Charters Grunts, they are numerous species of grunts in the Keys. Most are small and can…
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Great Barracuda
Barracuda – Key West Charter Fishing The great barracuda is common to the Florida Keys and can be caught on…
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Ocean Triggerfish
Ocean Triggerfish – Charter Fishing Key West Ocean Triggerfish are common all over the reef in water over 40 feet…
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Gag Grouper
Gag Grouper – Key West Florida Fishing This is a baby gag grouper, the species gets large but is more…
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Filefish
Filefish – Charter Boat Key West File fish , this weird looking fish are common on the shallower reef and…
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Dolphin – Mahi Mahi
Dolphin or Mahi-Mahi are one of the more sought after sport fish in the Florida Keys. Not only do they…
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Crevelle Jack
Crevelle Jack – Fishing Charters In Key West Jack Crevelles as they are usually referred to are often considered trash…
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Cobia
Cobia – Charter Boats In Key West Cobia can be caught all around the Keys but are much more common…
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Bonnethead Shark
Bonnet-head Shark – Fishing Charters Key West Florida Bonnet head sharks are common in most shallow water of the keys,…
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Bonito
Bonito – Key West Offshore Fishing Bonito and Little Tunny are similar looking fish that are often caught in the…
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Bonefish
Bonefish are one of the most prestigious sport fish of the keys, they are extremely spooky and hard to catch.…
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Bluefish
Bluefish are common around Florida Bay in the cooler months and are in the sounds of the upper keys all…
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Blue Runner
Bluefish – Fishing Charters Key West Fl Blue runners are found all around the Florida Keys, from the Bays and…
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Black Tip Shark
Blacktip Shark – Key West Florida Fishing Charters Blacktip sharks are one of the best sharks to catch in my…
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Black Grouper
Black grouper are one of the most sought after bottom dwelling fish. Their meat is highly prized for its taste…
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Black Fin Tuna
Blackfin Tuna – Key West Deep Sea Fishing Charters Black fin Tuna are primarily a winter fish in the keys…
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Yellow Jacks and Bar Jacks
Yellow Jack – Key West Charter Boats Bar Jacks and Yellow Jacks are common throughout the keys. They travel the…
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Angelfish
Not really a fish you want to catch but you way catch one occasionally. Throw it back.
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Amberjack
Amberjack – Key West Fishing Boats Amber Jacks are sometimes called reef donkeys, are known for their large size and…
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