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Flats Fishing Key West

Flats fishing is where it all started here at Dream Catcher Charters. Since 1994 We have specialized in flats fishing here in Key West. We have pioneered new ways to more effectively fish the flats with our clients offering not only our traditional flats fishing boats but also offering state of the art bay boats for more comfort and versatility allowing up to 3 anglers to enjoy fishing the shallows on a single boat.

Highly trained and experienced fishing guides are required and expect nothing less from us. We guarantee professionalism and quality in every charter we run or recommend.

Monthly Fishing Update
April 2014

Inshore the tarpon fishing is lit up in the backcountry and the fish have already showed up in good numbers. Many of our anglers are getting and impressive number of shots. A great month for flats fishing for tarpon.

Deep Sea fishing has been turning up some nice dolphin and the reef fishing has been getting some excellent snappers for dinner. Sailfish are getting more numerous

Dream Catcher Charters
News April 2014

All In Wonder trips are selling out fast for the summer and fall. Great time to see it all. Dont forget we offer snorkeling to.

New Flats Fishing Skiff From Beavertail the BT Elite will be here at the end of the month. Super shallow flats fishing boat. We are excited..

Check our more frequently updated Key West fishing reports.


Feed Your Passion For Fishing The Flats Of Key West

flats fishing for permitMuch like hunting for deer, turkey or any game that requires hunters to stalk, wait out and surprise the query. Flats fishing has many of these elements to offer anglers. Patience,stealth and accurate casting are both required for a successful day on the flats. You do not need to know how to fly fish to fish the flats but a good understanding of a spin fishing rod will be quite helpful.

Flats fishing is good all year round but best in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Longer days, warmer temps and tropical weather paterna are all environmental ingredients that get our flats fishing species up in the skinny waters to feed.

Fish for the Key West Grand Slam. tarpon, permit and bonefish. All three of these fish caught in the same day is possible out of Key West.

How We Fish The Flats

We fish the flats with spin fishing gear and fly fishing gear. We offer some of the best equipment in the industry made for this sort of fishing but you may still bring your own.

A good bit of patience is required for flats fishing. Stalking and hunting fish requires being quiet and can take some time to get on them. Focus on casting techniques and ability to cast at a moments notice to a fish spotted by your fishing guide is required for success. If any of these items are seemingly difficult and you still wish to fish the shallows please check out our backcountry fishing charters.

You DO NOT need to know how to Fly Fish to go flats fishing here in Key West with us.

Click here to read about Fly Fishing The Flats of Key West with us.

To see what kind of species may be available during your visit please check out our key west fishing seasons page and read up on your time to be here.

Charter Details

Our traditional flats fishing Poling skiff will carry 2 persons. Although we suggest not more than 2 anglers per boat for flats fishing on any boat we can take up to 3 on a bay boat.

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We Provide Please Don't Forget
  • We supply all your fishing gear, tackle.
  • We can accommodate 1-4 persons.
  • Ice and Bottled Waters
  • Florida fishing licenses.
  • Hat, sunscreen and polarized fishing glasses
  • Food or Drink other than Bottled waters
  • Camera

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