Key West Fishing Reports

Big Permit Key West

April 04, 2016 by David Moloney

Trip Info

The Catch
Barracuda (Great)

We had a great day catching big Barracuda and sharks but things really got good when we started looking for Permit. We had school after school flow towards the boat and although we only got one to the boat we had many shots and the one we got was 35 pounds. Permit are our most prized sport fish in the Keys. Mostly because they are so tough to catch on the flats, when they do eat they are also tough to get into the boat. My client found out that the big ones are hard fighters, after about 20 minutes of fighting on light tackle we finally got his fish of a lifetime in his hands.

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Captain David Moloney operates the Grateful Dave Charters, offering inshore fishing excursions in the lower Florida Keys (from Big Pine Key to Key West) for a variety of species congregating on the flats and nearshore waterways. The crew utilizes…