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Historic Charter Boat Row, Key West

Categories: Marinas, Nature & Parks
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Some of the “fightingest” fish in the world swim in the waters surrounding Key West. To catch them, anglers often make the wise choice of chartering a fishing vessel run by an experienced, professional captain. In Key West, historic Charter Boat Row in Garrison Bight on Roosevelt boasts the largest fleet of charter boats in Old Town Key West: a long row of seaworthy craft, idle until till they set out again in search of sport fishing action. The type of craft here that are the most imposing, by virtue of their soaring outriggers, and “tuna towers”, are the deep sea fishing “battle-wagons”. They are typically 40-50 feet in length. They range offshore, out to the Gulf Stream, in pursuit of sailfish, marlin, dolphin, and other large ocean-going (pelagic) fish species. These charter vessels and their crews often take center stage when the talk tums to fishing legends. And, it is with their deep sea adventures that this “capsule history” is chiefly concerned.
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  • It was great fun to walk along the piers and view the boats all tied up and waiting for charters There even was an old World War 2 PT Boat there that would take you on a fast ride over the water for a...  read more »
  • Being Fishermen , we always stop by here between 3:00 and 5:00 in the afternoon to see what they caught, great way to get the family interested in fishing..Stop by and visit 
  • We fished a four hour afternoon charter with Jolly Roger. Captain Joe was friendly early on and then disappeared to his upstairs cockpit and rarely heard from thereafter. 1st mate Stan was super frien...  read more »
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