Why? The southernmost part of the Florida Keys has a rich fishing history, along with the most spectacular sunsets you’ll ever see. Kayak fishing with the sunset in your view is probably the most beautiful, memorable experiences you can have here.
Best for: kayak, fly, shore, flats, and reef fishing
Skill level: Beginner to advanced
Type of fish to catch: Tarpon, permit, bonefish, snapper, grouper, tuna, dolphin, sailfish, marlin, shark, hogfish, mackerel
Best time of year: All year-round, but there are tournaments held every January and July.
Places of interest: Key West National Wildlife Refuge, Southernmost Point Buoy, Dry Tortugas National Park, Mallory Square, the Marina, boat rentals, boat launch ramp, fishing charters, campgrounds, RV parks, hotels, bait & tackle shops, restaurants.