April sailfishing

Key West has long been famous as one of the worlds premier fishing destinations. And rightfully so. Key West is home to over 600 I.G.F.A. (International Gamefish Association), certified   world record catches. Among elite anglers around the world, Sailfish is one of the top three prizes most highly coveted. ( Blue and White Marlin are… Read more »

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas Captain Conch Style On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a Grouper stuck in the rocks! On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me, two yellowtails, and a grouper stuck in the rocks! On the third day of Christmas my true love gave… Read more »

Fishing the World’s Third Largest Reef

  When you fish in Key West, you are very lucky indeed. It’s not just because the island is warm and beautiful all the time. Not just because there have been over 600 IGFA world record fish caught in the surrounding waters. No, not even because you’re going to be on vacation while you are… Read more »

Marlin Fishing

Marlin fishing is considered by many anglers to be the pinnacle of offshore sport fishing, due to the size, power and elusiveness of the four marlin species. Fishing for marlin has captured the imagination of sport fishermen since the 1930s, when well-known angler/authors Zane Grey, who fished for black, striped, and blue marlin in the… Read more »

Summer Mahi Mahi fishing

The calm days of summer and the Gulfstream Current, bring huge rafts of Sargassum weed, to the tropical waters surrounding Key West. Sargasso Weed is thought to be named after the Portugeuse word Sarga, a type of grape that grows in the southern region of Portugal. This weed grows on the bottom for most of the… Read more »

Winter in Key West

At Captain Conch Charters we want your fishing experience to be a memorable one. A large portion of our Clients are “repeat customers”. We see them year after year. It’s almost like family. So when Old Man Winter’s got you down, remember, Captain Conch Charters is your one stop shop for a boat load of… Read more »

Wreck Fishing

Another really fun thing to do is to take a bait, and drop it down on one of the several hundred wrecks that surround Key West waters. Jacks of all types, grouper, snapper, shark, and other denizens of the deep are regular visitors to these underwater structures. Key West has been called “the gateway to… Read more »

Springtime Sailfish

If you want to do something that you will remember forever, now would be a great time to go fishing with Captain Conch Charters. The easterly trade winds are pushing the leading edge of the Gulfstream Current right up to our back door. As a result, thousands upon thousands of bait fish are zooming around,… Read more »

Shark Fishing in Key West

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to do battle with a Shark? Well, at Conch Charters we can turn those thoughts into reality. Our customers are always asking us for the chance to catch a Shark. There is nothing more fun than light tackle stand up shark fishing. We catch just… Read more »