Florida Keys, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Florida Keys, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
If fishing the back country get out as early as possible, the late evening bite is very good as well. when fishing offshore look for the birds flying in circles or diving down. Birds are like the pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Florida Keys is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
The Saltwater Angler

Fishing conditions: Hello Anglers! We at the Saltwater Angler wish you a warm and sunny welcome from our little slice of Key West paradise! November is here in the Florida keys along with the cooler winter air. With these colder temperatures some of the more toothy critters will be more dominate on the flats. Cudas will begin to lay up in the current near flats trying to find an easy meal giving angler a great opportunity to try and catch one. Our Guides have still been catching their fair share of bonefish and permit prior to the cold front. Plenty of permit have been fluttering around flats lately. Schools of big bone fish have been flowing steady as well. Allowing anglers to get multiple shots at landing fish on our pristine flats. Juvenile tarpon have been hanging around the mangroves and channels aligning them. These acrobatic baby are beyond fun and ready to crush a fly. The mahi-mahi bite has been a hit or miss here in key west. Although on any given day you could go out and find some decent sized fish. With the coming months and cooler weather tuna and wahoo are starting to show up. The early morning and late afternoon bites have been the most productive with some great fish being caught. The Reef bite has been fairly decent. Plenty of red grouper and keeper sized mutton snapper around. The yellowtail snapper bite has been great as usual, and makes for great table fare. Tight lines, The Saltwater Angler

Inshore temperature: 76 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 80 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Ballyhoo, Pilchards, Thread-fin Herring, flying fish, mullet, Pinfish, crabs, squid, and shrimp

Fish species: Tarpon, Permit, bonefish,

Fishing season: Late Summer

Nearest airport: EYW-Key West

Florida Keys Description

The Florida Keys and Key West are home to the best saltwater fly fishing in the world. Bold statement, but it's true. Nowhere else can can you find such a wide diversity of species with such easy access. Our reefs and blue water are alive with hard hitting, hard fighting fish willing to take a fly, and our flats offer the incredible challenge of chasing the largest Permit, Bonefish and Tarpon in the world.

Techniques & Tips

Be able to side cast and comfortable with the "double haul". This will help you punch into the wind and lay your leader out better.

7-Day Forecast

temperatures hanging around the mid 70's to low 80's, As we get into the weekend the wind and seas will begin to increase!

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