Nestled near the southwesternmost region of Key Largo, Tavernier Key sits directly north of Islamorada in the Florida Keys archipelago. Its prime location offers anglers a diverse range of fishing opportunities, from the serene backcountry waters of Florida Bay and Everglades National Park, to exhilarating offshore adventures deep sea fishing in the Atlantic ocean. Experience some of the most incredible fisheries Florida has to offer on your next guided fishing trip in Tavernier. With countless opportunities to enjoy the area and explore its waters, Tavernier delivers the perfect blend of angling adventure and tropical getaway.
The crystal clear flats and mangrove shorelines around Tavernier teem with game fish of all shapes and sizes. Tackle the challenge of high-flying tarpon, bonefish, redfish, snook, speckled sea trout, jack crevalle, and barracuda from the bow of a skiff or bay boat. Embark on an unforgettable journey with one of our seasoned local fishing guides, ensuring your time out on the water is as successful as can be. Tavernier’s waters yield year-round sight fishing opportunities, so don’t hesitate to reach out to one of AnyCreek’s guides ahead of time to see what’s biting and tailor your Tavernier experience to whatever you and your crew are looking for.
Venture beyond the shores and into the deep blue Gulf of Mexico where you’ll encounter mahi mahi, tuna, wahoo, grouper, snapper, cobia — maybe even a mako shark or blue marlin. The nearshore reefs and wrecks surrounding Tavernier provide game fish with shelter and an abundant food supply — making them ideal fishing spots. No matter the time of year, Tavernier’s seasonal reef, wreck, and offshore fisheries make it a premier destination for anglers at all stages in their fishing journey. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a veteran bluewater angler looking for that bucket list fish, these waters and their guides have something in store for you.
More than just a paradise for fishing enthusiasts, Tavernier is a haven for anyone seeking tropical beauty and island style relaxation. Enjoy delicious seafood at local gems like What The Fish Rolls & More and The Fish House. Savor a scenic stroll along Harry Harris Park, a waterfront oasis perfect for picnics while watching the waves roll in. With a rich past as a railroad town and commercial fishing village, Tavernier’s historic district is a great way to gain a deeper appreciation for the region during your time there.
Start by setting aside some dates that work best. Once you’re locked in, use AnyCreek as a tool to find the perfect charter experience for you. When you book with one of our licensed charter captains, you tap into lifetimes of local wisdom — where to fish, when to fish, and how to best target certain species. Our guides will supply the must-haves for the majority of your time out on the water — fishing gear, licenses, tackle. Check your guide’s AnyCreek Profile to ensure you pack the rest of what you’ll need, and check the forecast to make sure you’re prepared for wind or rain. Consider packing essentials such as sunscreen, sun shirts, hats, polarized eyewear, and a camera. You can chat with your guide anytime before your trip by using AnyCreek’s Chat feature located under your Account Info on our website.
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