Reef Fishing Charter - Key West

Key West, Florida

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Private trip guided by Steven

Fishing Key West 20-29 years of experience


The reef off of Key West is huge! It runs from Miami all the way to the Dry Tortugas and is loaded with life. Reef fishing is really fun and a great way to put some meat in the box for great dinners of amazing Florida Keys seafood later. Fish species such as Yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper, yellow eye snapper, vermillion snapper, mangrove snapper, black and red grouper. There are also lots of other fun surprises such as sailfish, blackfin tunas, permit, African pompano, kingfish, cero mackerel and several jack species. The options are endless and the fishing is a blast.

Reef Fishing Charters
Bottom Fishing with live bait, casting artificial lures, kite Fishing with live bait and some live bait trolling are all the ways we go reef fishing here in Key West. Depending on the fishing seasons and the fish species we are targeting as to what techniques I will use on my fishing charters. I have one of the coolest boats in Key West for reef fishing. Fast safe and very comfortable. My boat is fully equipped with the nicest fishing gear from DAIWA in the Saltiga line of rods and reels.

My 36 Ft Yellowfin Center Console
You may be surprised to learn that the ultimate predator on the reef is not the shark. It’s my 36 ft Yellowfin center console. Powered by triple Mercury v-8s I get there fast and comfortable.

Versatility is key to a productive day of fishing. Many times when I am flats fishing or backcountry fishing or even after our tarpon fishing session we can change it up and head out to the reef for some tasty treats.

I can take up to five persons reef fishing for 4, 6, or 8 hours. Bottom fishing can be tough for more than three anglers at same time, often taking turns is the result.

Trip departures depend on the day and what fish species we are targeting. I supply everything you will need for fishing as well as ice filled cooler with bottled waters and an additional cooler for our catch. I will also filet and bag your fish for you at the end of our trip. All the fish we catch belong to you, unless you want to give them to me.

What's included

  • Rod / Reel
  • Tackle / Flies
  • Cold Storage
  • Dry Storage
  • Water
  • Cleaning Fish
  • Keep what you catch

What to bring

  • Bring your own lunch / snacks
  • Polarized Sunglasses
  • Quick-Dry / Sun-protective Clothing
  • Sunscreen

Guided by Fishing Key West

Key West, Florida 20-29 years of experience

Welcome To Fishing Key West. I am Capt. Steven Lamp a Professional Key West fishing guide since 1994. Focused full time on providing top quality private fishing charters. Inshore or Offshore I will provide the best in flats fishing, reef fishing, deep sea fishing and backcountry fishing. It’s no secret that I fish all of it with the nicest boats and equipment available and the best rates in Key West.

I offer Fishing charters on many different styles of boats that are custom tailored to the needs of my anglers and their preferred style of fishing. I have 2 person flats fishing skiff, 4 person bay boats, up to 6 person center consoles and sport fishing yachts. My fishing charters offer 4, 6 and 8 hour trips daily year round. The versatility is endless. No request is too big or too small, just ask. I am capable of handling groups from 1 – 100 regularly.

My anglers can use a fly rod, spinning rod or any form of light tackle. I supply the best fishing gear on the market to get the job done updated frequently and well maintained with names like DAIWA, Owner, AFTCO and ORVIS. Having access to all the different fish species Key West has to offer bringing the right tools makes it more fun.

It’s our goal to have anglers using exactly the right tools for the job at hand always! – Guaranteed!


  • Key West, Florida

Exact meeting location will be provided after booking.

Free cancellation up to 7 days before the trip.

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