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Year Round Fishing Calendar in Key Largo

Whether you’re going after a big trophy fish or a small catch, one thing is for sure, you will never have a bad fishing day in Key Largo, but although fish always bite in these waters, most of the species are seasonal, so knowing which fish is biting in a specific month or season will give you a good idea of how to plan and what to expect from your sportfishing charter trip.

Here is a list of the most common saltwater fish you can catch with Captain Justin Hopper and the Fantastic II Charters Crew and the best months to catch them:

 

Yellowfin Tuna:

Good: July, August, September, October

Average: April, May, June, November, December

Bad: January, February, March

 

Blackfin Tuna

Good: April, May, November

Average: March, June, October, October, December

Bad: January, February, July, August, September

 

Amberjack

Good: February, March, April

Average: January, May

Bad: June, July, August, September, October, November, December

 

Barracuda

Good: February, March, April, May, June, July

Average: January, August, September, October, November, December

Bad:

 

Tarpon

Good: April, May, June, July, August, September

Average: March, October

Bad: January, February, November, December

 

Swordfish

Good: May, June, July, August, September, October

Average: March, April, October

Bad: January, February, November, December

 

Bluefish

Good: January, February, March, November, December

Average: April

Bad: May, June, July, August, September, October

 

Bonefish

Good: February, March, April, May, September, October, November

Average: January, June, July, August, December

Bad:

 

Yellowtail Snapper

Good: April, May, June, July

Average: January, February, March, April, August, September, October, December

Bad:

 

Mutton Snapper

Good: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October,      November, December

Average:

Bad:

 

Grey Snapper

Good: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October,      November, December

Average:

Bad:

 

Sailfish

Good: February, March, April

Average: January, May, June, July, August

Bad: December, November, October, September

 

Blue Marlin

Good: May, June, July

Average: March, April, August, September, October

Bad: February, March, November, December

 

Mahi Mahi

Good: May, June, July, August, September, October

Average: April, November, December

Bad: January, February, March

 

Bonito

Good: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Average:

Bad: