Backcountry Fishing Tackle We Use
Light tackle spin fishing and bait
casting rods are the main choices we also have fly rods
available to. My crew and I are professional fly fishing
guides and very good with instruction. If you have ever
wanted to try fly fishing we also offer lessons for the
beginners. Either way you will enjoy the possibilities.
See my tackle room and learn more about what I use for
fishing gear here in Key West.
Fish You Can Catch In The Key West Backcountry
There are so many species its hard to list them all; Trout, redfish, snook, tarpon, permit, pompano, baby tarpon, baby goliath groupers, snappers, jacks, small groupers, 6 species of sharks, cobia, barracudas, blue fish, blue runners, bonefish.
The wildlife of the Key West backcountry is
amazing. Hundreds of mangrove islands with the
shallow flats surrounding them offering the smallest of
critters a start of life. This area holds an entire food
chain between the shallowest flat and the deepest
channels that feed them. From shrimps to sharks the
marine life is a full circle here. Call About our Backcountry Sightseeing Tours for the whole family.
On the islands one can see some of
our more exotic bird life and aquatic vegetation.
surrounded by crystal clear water our mangrove islands
are a beautiful site.
backcountry is where it all happens for tarpon season.
All year long we have tarpon fishing here out of Key
West. Fish for smaller baby tarpon in the fall, then the
bruisers come in starting in January during the warm
periods. The spring months we have the annual migration
bringing the silver king right up on the flats for the
light tackle and fly sight fishermen. Read More about tarpon fishing.
Shark Fishing is very scary in the
backcountry. Shallow waters and big teeth. Capt. Steven
offers the Shallow Water Monsters Shark fishing charter.
Read more about Shark
Fishing with Capt. Steven.
the Florida Keys Famous. Fast stealthy fish swimming in
super shallow waters waiting to eat. Bonefishing is done
from the spring through the fall months. This kind of
fishing will appeal to your hunting side. Fun for all
skill levels Capt Steven will teach you how to catch
them with ease. Read more about Bonefishing in Key West
with Dream Catcher Charters.
Flats fishing is
also a fantastic way to enjoy the Florida Keys Backcountry
fishing. Sight fishing is truly the name of the game
here. We now uses two different types of boats to cater to all levels
of anglers for flats fishing. Bay Boats and Flats Fishing Boats. Check out Capt. Steven's Key West Flats Fishing Page for more detailed
information about this form of fishing.