Key West Fishing Guides Add Shared Charters

October 10, 2011Leave a reply

Fishing the Florida Keys Is Easier with Key West Big Fish Web Site Features.

Key West Big Fish has added a shared charter, single seat feature to our popular web site.  Not only does connect people who are interested in Florida Keys fishing with Key West charters.  Visitors will find a Florida Keys fishing calendar, Key West weather, fishing reports and Key West fishing information while providing online access to the best Key West boats and Fl Keys fishing resources.

“We are very excited about the new single seat feature, which allows a customer to share the cost of a fishing charter with others interested in the same type of Key West fishing trip. It is proving to be a very popular option for individuals and small groups who don’t need an entire fishing boat to themselves,” added Gehling.

Visitors can find out about the types of fishing charters offered in Key West including deep sea fishingfly fishingshark fishingwreck and reef fishingbackcountry fishing as well as popular flats fishing trips which focus on catching TarponPermit and Bonefish. Every offshore game fishing trip can be securely booked online.

“The Florida Keys, especially Key West, is one of the most popular sport fishing vacation destinations in the world,” says Dori Gehling, Founder and CFO of KWBigFish. “The site provides the charter fishing customer and the Key West fishing guide all the information and security they’re looking for. When booking a Key West fishing boat, a good match between the fish charters and the fishing guides is the most important step to everyone having a great fishing trip. “

As many of you know, we work with some of the best Key West boats in the fishing business and now individuals and small groups can enjoy a great time on the pristine waters of the Fl Keys when they book through

Fish on!

Choosing A Fishing Guide

July 25, 2011Leave a reply

There are many sport fishing guides in Key West and there are a few things to think about so everyone has a great time. Strangely enough, not everyone uses to book their charter fishing boats. It’s true! Some folks prefer doing things the hard way. For those people, these tips will be a helpful guide and for our customers, they’ll be just interesting reading.

First, consider your fishing party. How many people are in your group? The passenger capacity on boats varies greatly from 1-6. Is the group willing to break up onto separate boats or would they rather fish together and still have room to move around?

Next, what kind of amenities will be required? For example, is an on board head (bathroom) important? What about cover from the sun? Choosing the wrong guide could be a decision that results in a long and uncomfortable fishing experience for those guests who don’t want to hang over the side to use the restroom or may need a break from the heat at some point during the day.

The, what time of year is the trip and what would your group like to catch? Take a look at our Key West Fishing Calendar to determine which fish are likely to be biting during your visit to the island. Then choose 3 or 4 of the game fish your part would be most interested in catching. If Tarpon, Permit and Bonefish are on the wish list, a Flats fishing experience will best fit the bill. Flats fishing boats are typically smaller and have fewer amenities in order to navigate the shallower waters and tighter estuaries in and around the Florida Keys. For the larger sport fish like Shark, Marlin, Sailfish or Wahoo or if your group is looking for variety, choose the Deep Sea option. The boats are typically larger, have more amenities and the fishing guide can take you to the areas more likely to produce a great catch based on the Key West weather and water conditions the day of your trip.

Finally, be sure to check out the distance between the boat’s docking area and your lodging. There are many good fishing guides serving the Florida Keys but some are actually located outside of Key West. A 7 am launch time comes early enough without having to get up even earlier to drive a distance to the dock.

Taking the time to discuss expectations for the fishing trip and answering a few questions will make a big difference to having a great time with the right guide.

Enjoy Key West!