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Chris Garcia

About Chris Garcia

Capt. Chris is a 4th generation native of Key West, yes born and raised here in Key West. Chris has been on the waters of Key West all his life. He started commercial fishing stone crab when he was 12 years old. Chris had 50 stone crab traps that he used to pull by hand every few days after school. From there he spent many weekends commercial fishing with his friend Alex. Together they caught and sold lots of Snapper, Grouper, and King Mackerel. After high school Chris got his Captains license at 19 years old and started his light tackle charter business in 2000. Capt. Chris has been featured on ESPN, magazine articles, and has won numerous fishing tournaments in Key West.

1707, 2017

Great Summer Fishing – Key West Fishing Report July 2017

By |July 17th, 2017|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Great Summer Fishing – Key West Fishing Report July 2017

Greetings everybody and we hope your summer’s going as well as ours! Either way, we hope you come down to see us soon, where the fish are always biting and you’ll land them all day long on the most beautiful charter boats in Key West. And without any further ado, here’s a rundown of what […]

2802, 2017

Key West February Fishing Report 2017 – Red Snapper, Cobia, Snappers

By |February 28th, 2017|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Key West February Fishing Report 2017 – Red Snapper, Cobia, Snappers

There is nothing like climbing on board our 33′ SeaVee the Coolwater II charter boat in Key West, Florida. You can just feel the excitement brewing as we rev the duel Yahama 250 engines and start to pull out into the open waters. With smiling faces and great expectations, we head out towards the open […]

902, 2015

King Mackerel Tournament

By |February 9th, 2015|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on King Mackerel Tournament

Last week was the 2015 SKA King Mackerel fishing tournament. Every year the championship is held the last weekend in January here in Key West. Although our boats did not compete in the tournament this year due to being booked by a corporate group that didn’t want to participate it is always fun to see […]

2201, 2015

Gulf Grouper

By |January 22nd, 2015|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Gulf Grouper

Here at Fish Key West Florida we love the month of January. This is because our company has an advantage over most of our competitors when it comes to Grouper Fishing. Although Grouper are closed in state and Atlantic waters they are open in federal Gulf waters. Federal Gulf waters start 9 miles from any […]

1601, 2015

Black fin tuna are biting

By |January 16th, 2015|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Black fin tuna are biting

Like clockwork the Tuna and Wahoo fishing offshore near the full moon in January has been phenomenal.  With live bait such as pilchards and speedo’s we have been crushing the tuna and wahoo every day at the end of the bar.  After the offshore fishing we have still been hitting the inshore patch reefs and […]

1101, 2015

Inshore snapper are biting

By |January 11th, 2015|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Inshore snapper are biting

The inshore Snapper bite has been insane this week for us at Fish key West Florida. Mangrove, Mutton, and Yellowtail snapper have been hitting our docks regularly. Our boats have been limiting out on almost every trip. The inshore Snapper fishing is great for people who want calm water, great action, and awesome tasting fish […]

301, 2015

Patch reefs are on fire!

By |January 3rd, 2015|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Patch reefs are on fire!

What a way to end the 2014 year with a ton of Snapper and especially Grouper the last week of the year.  All of our boats in our fleet were crushing grouper every day on the inshore patch reefs.  Capt. Nick aboard the coolcast had several days with the grouper slam, which is a black, […]

2712, 2014

Snapper, Grouper, Kings, and Cobia

By |December 27th, 2014|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on Snapper, Grouper, Kings, and Cobia

From all of us here at Fish Key West Florida we  hope you had a great Christmas. Christmas week and the week after leading up to New Years are the two busies weeks of the year for Key West. With almost every hotel on the island sold out as well as our boats. With sunny 72 […]

1912, 2014

12/19/14

By |December 19th, 2014|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on 12/19/14

If you are looking for drag screaming line burning action now is the time to fish with us here in Key West.  We are in the thick of our offshore Pelagic fishing right now.  With live bait we catch every day we have been hitting the edge of the reef and the Kingfish, Tuna’s and […]

612, 2014

12/14/14

By |December 6th, 2014|Key West Fishing Reports|Comments Off on 12/14/14

The Offshore fishing is starting to heat up here in Key West. This Week our Fish Key West Florida team caught Sailfish , Mahi Mahi up to 37 lbs, Blackfin Tunas, and lots of Bonita. As the cold fronts move through this time of year it will continue to bring bait in our area making […]