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Vic Rivera and Florida Tackle Club

From time to time in our lives we meet someone truly special…someone who may be particularly gifted, passionate, knowledgeable, caring, empathetic, resilient, intelligent, focused, tough. That’s how I would describe Vic. When you meet someone unique, you often know it...

Islamorada fishing charters: What it’s like part 3

We gave you a recent taste of Islamorada back country charters to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and an Islamorada reef fishing charter to the shallow patch reef areas for snappers. Let’s take a peek now at an Islamorada back country charter to the Cape Sable...

Islamorada fishing charters: What it’s like part 2

Last time we showed some of the action and results from Islamorada back country fishing charters to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Let’s take a look at some reports from the Flamingo area of Florida Bay and the Everglades.   On March 4, 2020 we actually boated...

Islamorada fishing charters: What it’s like?

As part of our efforts at Ultimate Dream Fishing Adventures to share what it’s really like out there, we will be periodically posting photos and reports. First let’s look at a few moments from some Islamorada back country charters to the open waters of the Gulf of...

November 13, 2019

November 13, 2019

November 13, 2019 Visitors returned to the Florida Keys in growing numbers over the course of October, with storm threats minimal and mostly gentle, mild, warm weather that has prevailed into mid-November. Sailfish showed up nonetheless, providing excellent action...

September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019

August saw continued great action in the back country with record-territory catches of snook and redfish, and some tarpon whether targeting them or not. Overall reef action remained good, including some summertime king mackerel in the mix, although the annual outer...

July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019

Reef edge fishing has continued to be consistently productive in June and July. Schools of large adult spawning yellowtail snappers have continued to bite well along the deeper edges of the outer reef drop-offs. Annual aggregations of mangrove snappers at specific...

June 14, 2019

June 14, 2019

Post Card Inn Marina & Back Country Dock re-opened after Hurricane Irma in late 2018, with boats and captains trickling back in through early 2019. The resort is largely open, although the main building and waterfront restaurant are still not quite finished. We’ve...