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Russ Mckinley

Member since September 2019 Key West, United States

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Corsair 2 Sportfishing Key West

24 reviews
Key West
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trips from $800

Corsair 2 Sportfishing (Shared)

2 reviews
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trips from $150

Fishing Reports

Fall Sailfish fishing

November 09, 2019

Key West Fall Fishing Report continues to be GREAT. Fishing off Key West is getting better and better as the days move us closer to the winter months. Sailfish fishing on the deep reef continues to be excellent. We… Read Full Report →


Bull Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

October 30, 2019

We had another great charter. We caughr 2 tuna and 10 dolphin. The biggest was 35lbs. Read Full Report →


Grouper, King fish, Mahi and snapper

September 05, 2019

Had another great charter. We did a full day charter (8 hour) and caught a variety of fish. We ended up with 10 Yellow tail snappets, 6 king fish, 1 Mahi and 2 grouper. If you want to catch… Read Full Report →


Big Dolphin (Mahi Mahi

August 30, 2019

The past week has produced some big Dolphin in the 20-40lb range Read Full Report →


Big Wahoo

June 20, 2019

Another great day of fishing in Key West. We had a 3/4 day charter and caught lots of Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna and a 57lb Wahoo. Read Full Report →


Wahoo Mahi Tuna

June 15, 2019

The fishings red hot. Lots of Mahi and Tuna. Were still catching Wahoo. Read Full Report →


Mahi Mahi Time

June 02, 2019

The Mahi Mahi are here in Key West. We've been catching alot of big bulls. Read Full Report →


It doesn't get better

May 15, 2019

We did a full day charter and hurt the fish good. We started trolling to the west and limited out on King fish. Then we decided to anchor and caught 3 big mutton snappers, handful of yellow tails, and… Read Full Report →


Wahoo

May 02, 2019

We had another amazing day on the water. We fished the reef and landed a big wahoo. Lots of kings biting as well. Read Full Report →


The bite was good on the reef

April 10, 2019

We didn't have to go far today. We landed lots of king fish today along with bonita ,cero mackeral and barracudas. A few of the kings were in the 30lb class. The reef is perfect for a half day… Read Full Report →


Big fish on the reef

April 02, 2019

We landed a big king fish today. We also did some shark fishing and caught a 7 foot hammer head. Read Full Report →


Bull Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

March 15, 2019

March brings the big Dolphin(Mahi Mahi). We landed this 50lb trophy today Read Full Report →


Spring Sailfish

March 03, 2019

March kicks of the sailfish season here in Key West. Join us to catch this amazing species.The fastest fish in the ocean, sailfish can reach speeds of 68 miles per hour. Their large size and spirited fight make them… Read Full Report →


Mahi Mahi

March 02, 2019

The Mahi Mahi are biting. We were able to fill the box and have another successful day. Read Full Report →


Wahoo, Wahoo

March 01, 2019

The Wahoo bite was red hot today. Theres alot of sea weed around so it alot of work but we managed to get into the Wahoo. Read Full Report →


Cobia on the wrecks

February 18, 2019

Great Cobia bite today on the wrecks out west Read Full Report →


Kings and Barracudas

February 16, 2019

Another great day on the water. The kings are still biting good. We caught 6 big kings and a hand full barracudas on the half day today. Read Full Report →


Big Amber Jack

February 05, 2019

Another great day on the water. The kings are chomping still. We also had a surprise visitor a 60lb + Amber jack. Read Full Report →


Mack Attack on the reef

January 31, 2019

Awesome day on the reef. The cold front pushed some big Kings down. We caught one almost 40lbs. Another successful trip Read Full Report →


Mixed bag

January 30, 2019

We had a great 6 hour trip and ended up catching a box full of great eating fish! 2 keeper dolphin, a blackfin tuna, cero mackerel, 8 big mangrove snappers, a mutton snapper, yellow jack, and a few bonitos… Read Full Report →


Kings mahi mahi and tuna

January 21, 2019

Another good day fishing. We ended up with 5 Kings, 4 Mahi, and Tuna. Hurry up and get tight with Corsair 2 Sportfishing. Read Full Report →


January 20th-23rd fishing

January 20, 2019

The past few days we have been catching Kingfish, Tunas, a variety of Snappers, and of course Sailfish. The winds have been high making it more of a challenge.Were looking forward to February to calm the winds down. Read Full Report →


King fish bite hot

January 11, 2019

Today was a beautiful day on the water. The King fish bite was red hot. We limited out quickly. Read Full Report →


Winter fishing

January 10, 2019

Kingfish, dolphin, tuna, and wahoo can all be caught during the winter. It is possible to catch these species of saltwater game fish while trolling from one spot to another. There are times when the mahi are thick. Unlike… Read Full Report →


Grouper season closed

January 01, 2019

Several grouper closures start Jan. 1 Gag grouper will close to recreational harvest in Gulf state and federal waters Jan. 1, 2019. The same day, several species of grouper will also close to recreational and commercial harvest in Florida… Read Full Report →


Yellowtail snapper

December 26, 2018

We had a great afternoon on the water. We ended up with 18 yellow tail snapper. The yellow tails bite year round in Key West and are delicious. Read Full Report →


The bite is red hot

December 18, 2018

We had nonstop action all day Catching tunas, Dolphin Kings and sailfish Read Full Report →


Sailfish and Tuna

December 04, 2018

We went out this morning and was a great bite. We ended up with 2 Sailfish and 5 Tuna Read Full Report →

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4.95
out of 5 stars from 26 reviews
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3\/4 day trip
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Appropriate for children
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Jeff Y.
Savannah, GA
 4.67
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Half Day Morning Trip

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My wife and I booked a half day morning trip with Corsair II for our honeymoon and we had a blast. Capt. Russia and Schwabby...
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Miami, FL
 5.00
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Full Day

September 16, 2019
I had an awesome experience on my trip today.  With Captain Rusty and his first mate Russia they were on top of everything...
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Eric B.
Miami, Florida
 5.00
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Full Day Charter!

September 6, 2019
Two of us went out with Captain Russ and Robert for a full day trip -3 Tuna, 4 Kings, 3 Snappers (3 different varieties), 1...
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Jennie L.
Riverview, Florida
 5.00
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Definitely worth every penny!

September 6, 2019
I was in town for a conference and thought it would be nice to get out on the water for a few hours and do some fishing. ...
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Lewis K.
Winder, Georgia
 5.00
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Deep sea fishing trip

July 8, 2019
My wife and I had an amazing day fishing with Captain Russ on the well equipped Corsair 2 . A very comfortable riding fishing...
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