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November Fishing Report 2019

November Fishing Report 2019

Small gourds with a tag that reads "thankful"November marks that time of year where family and friends gather to be thankful for what they find most important in their lives. Captain Moe and his crew are not only thankful to be spending time with loved ones but are thankful for the fish biting this autumn. And what better way to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family than by fishing off the coast of Key West. With a little luck, you could be frying up fish instead of cooking a turkey this year.

Rolling in the Deep

Deep-sea fishing in November isn’t always the most productive, as this is a transition period for many species. However, fishers have been having some good luck with the volume of fish this year. These deep-sea creatures are biting like no other and providing some true monster catches. Expect to see plenty of Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna and Sailfish as we traverse these waters. We are still pulling in Mahi Mahi, but the season for these fish has mostly closed.

Dancing in the Reef

A long , skinny and silver fish called a Cero Mackerel in Key West FL

Plenty to see and catch while we throw a line off the reefs and wrecks of Key West. With the weather dropping into a more comfortable range, finally breaking from the heat of the summer, you’ll see plenty more fish in these already populated areas. Be on the lookout for Kingfish, Cero Mackerel and Yellow Snappers. Additionally, the wrecks and reefs in November make for excellent Shark fishing. Just be wary of potential winds sweeping you up.

Trolling in the Backcountry

There are plenty of spots in the backcountry where we can get out of the November winds and pull in fish in calmer waters. We’ll also begin to see the winter species of fish coming out to play. As such, we are catching Tarpon, Redfish, Barracudas, Snook, Trout, Snapper and more. Backcountry fishing is especially popular around this time of year, as it offers a more leisurely time fishing when winds pick up, and there are numerous species available to catch.

Flying Through the Flats

Two men holding up a caught hammerhead shark in Key West FLIn addition to the backcountry, the flats are excellent when looking for more fish species. Cold fronts will begin to roll in and will often dictate what fish can be caught from day to day. Warmer waters make good fishing for Permit and Bonefish. In other fluctuating temperatures, you can find Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Snook and more. However, Sharks are especially fun to fish for in November. Hammerheads, Tigers, Bull Sharks and other sharks can all be spotted while fishing the flats.

Sail with the Captain

No matter where the wind takes you, charter boat fishing in November offers an excellent opportunity to catch the start of the winter fish species. And if looking for all the best spots to cast your line, Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet can help. Captain Moe and his crew are Key West locals, with the skill and experience you need to catch the greatest haul of your life. If interested in reserving a charter boat trip, you can call Captain Moe’s Lucky Fleet today at (305) 422-1389. Also, we are located at 201 Margaret St, Key West, FL 33040.