florida keys Offshore Fishing

Fishing deep for the biggest game in the deep blue

Offshore Headed for the warm deep blue almost purple waters of the Gulfstream as she flows north out of the Caribbean waters.  Pulling past the Florida Keys with water teaming with sea life.

Living in the Saragossa seaweed is plankton and tiny sea life that starts the food chain for shrimp and other small sea creatures that feed the bait fish that draw the pelagic species that we all hunt on the ocean. Blue skies and wispy clouds hold the sea birds that are the sign of feeding fish, goin us as we scower the ocean and sky for signs of feeding pelagic species out on the big ocean.

We Specialize in Offshore Fishing

The Gotcha also specializes in offshore fishing beyond the reef in the deeper blue water the Florida Keys are world famous for. Anglers employ everything from medium spinning tackle to 20 – 80 Lb big game trolling gear to challenge the depths of the cobalt blue waters of the Gulf Stream for acrobatic sailfish, marlin, blackfin & skipjack tuna, dolphin (mahi-mahi), razor-toothed wahoo & king mackerel, and giant tiger & hammerhead sharks. Dolphin fishing can be spectacular in the calmer Spring & Summer months, and late Fall & Winter brings great sailfishing conditions just off the reef in waters less than a short 20 to 30 minute run from our dock.

The Gotcha offers bluewater deep sea fishing adventures in practically any weather conditions and the Gotcha’s 45 foot custom built Key West hull with Captain David at the helm can access those offshore fishing grounds in comfort.

So whether you are looking for an exciting day targeting trophy gamefish or an outstanding day of harvesting hard fighting delicious seafood dinners, Gotcha Fishing Charters will fill the bill. Whether you want to live bait dolphin or sailfish on a spinning rod or target bigger game marlin, wahoo, or sharks on conventional tackle, the Gotcha has you covered.

Gotcha Fishing Charters caters to all skill levels, from novices to big game aficionados. Familes, couples, friends, business associates, bachelor or bachelorette parties, and groups of all kinds, can enjoy Islamorada’s world class sportfishing with one of the most experienced and seasoned captain around. The spacious salon and cockpit of the Gotcha can easily accommodate 6 or more anglers safely and comfortably for a truly fun and memorable fishing experience.

  • Marlin
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna
  • Swordfish
  • Wahoo