Nice day on the water with chet.  We caught trout up to 22″ and a few really nice snook.

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Chet and Snook

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Hi this is Capt. Mitch with Reel Chaos Charters with your Saltwater Fishing App report for the backcountry of Key Largo on Friday June 17, 2011

Well this week has been really hot, in the low 90’s all week long and the wind is gone.  What this means is that you need to do your fishing early in the morning  or late in the afternoon during this kind of heat.  The mid part of day the water temperatures are up and the fish are taking a siesta. 

The bite this week has been outstanding, we have had a full moon this week and the night time Tarpon and Snook fishing has been nothing less than fantastic.   We are also getting a lot of the big Snook early in the mornings.  FWC has declared Snook season closed except for catch and release in Monroe County, Everglades National Park and the West Coast of Florida until August 31, 2012.

I know that some of you don’t like this closure, but as a guide who fishes these waters daily, I am not seeing any small Snook whatsoever.   Which means,  that we have no future stock of Snook to take the place of the ones that would be kept, if the season were to be open.  So lets hope that the breeding of the Snook population will bounce back. So please, if you are catching Snook and releasing them, please handle with extreme care.

As far as the Tarpon are concerned, they seem to be everywhere right now.  We are also catching them in the day time, but by far the night time bite is much better.  Spotted Sea Trout bite this week has also been excellent, FWC is talking about raising the daily limit and shortening the closed season.

So if you’d like to have some fun, give me a call at 305-587-1150 or check out my website: Reel Chaos Charters.com,or fish key largo .net  I have two boats available a 21’ Release, that I can take up to 4 people and also I have a 17’ Hells Bay.  Whatever your skill level from beginners to experts, just give me a call and we can put a together  a  fishing package  that will fit your needs.

So until next week tight lines and don’t forget folks, that bananas are bad luck on boats, so leave the bananas at home.

Hi this is Capt. Mitch with Reel Chaos Charter with your Saltwater Fishing App report for the backcountry of Key Largo on Wen. June 8th

This week it’s still been very windy, but the fishing in the back country has still been fantastic.  We had a family of 4 on Sat. and started out catching at least 75 Sea Trout, anywhere been 13 to 19” in length, we also caught and released a 100 pound Tarpon, then to round out the trip we went up to Barns Sound where we caught and released a nice Snook and more trout. 

 The nice thing about fishing the backcountry of the Florida Keys is that no matter what the winds are, we can always find places to catch quality fish and have lots of fun.

This summer is starting out to be one of the best fishing seasons in years.

So if you’d like to have some fun, give me a call at 305-587-1150 or check out my website: http://www.reelchaoscharters.com or fish key largo .net  I have two boats available a 21’ Release, that I can take up to 4 people and also I have a 17’ Hells Bay.  So whatever your skill level from beginners to experts, just give me a call and we can put a together  a  fishing package  that will fit your needs.  So until next week tight lines and don’t forget folks, that bananas are bad luck on boats, so leave the bananas at home.

Nice SnookHi this is Capt. Mitch with Reel Chaos Charters with your Saltwater Fishing App report for the backcountry of Key Largo on Friday June 3, 2011

The word for this week is” WINDY”.  It has been blowing like stink all week long, the good thing about the Florida Keys fishing the backcountry is you can always find a place out of the wind to catch quality fish. We have had a great bite on Spotted Sea Trout again this week.  And with the wind this week we have been targeting Snook, and I have to tell you that they are getting real big and real fat.  We been catching them on live bait and lures.  Also still a lot of Tarpon are around, been a bit harder to catch them with it so windy.

The weatherman says the winds going to continue thru the weekend, but will drop by Monday, but you know how the weathermen are, their guess is as good as yours.  We still have a few dates available for June and July, so if want to get out and fish the backcountry and see some great sights, give us a call.

So if you’d like to have some fun, give me a call at 305-587-1150 or check out my website: http://www.reelchaoscharters.,or fish key largo .net  I have two boats available a 21’ Release, that I can take up to 4 people and also I have a 17’ Hells Bay.

So whatever your skill level from beginners to experts, just give me a call and we can put a together  a  fishing package  that will fit your needs.  So until next week tight lines and don’t forget folks, that bananas are bad luck on boats, so leave the bananas at home.

Snook Fishing in Key LargoHi this is Capt. Mitch with Reel Chaos Charters with your Saltwater Fishing App report for Key Largo on Friday 27, 2011.

Well the weather has been great again this week in Key Largo, water temperatures has comes down a little this week, 79 to 80 degrees,

This week the Spotted Sea Trout is still great, been catching a lot of them in the back waters. Also the Snook bite has been fantastic both day and night.  And of course the Tarpon, (My Favorite Fish to Catch),  the bite has really been on in the early evening just around Sunset.  Also we have been catching them in the early morning hours(before Sunrise) .   This is just the beginning, the Tarpon bite should remain good right thru August.  So if you ever wanted to catch a Tarpon, now’s the time.

So if you’d like to have some fun, give me a call at 305-587-1150 or check out my website: Reel Chaos Charters.com,or fish key largo .net  I have two boats available a 21’ Release, that I can take up to 4 people and also I have a 17’ Hells Bay.

 So whatever your skill level from beginners to experts, just give me a call and we can put a together  a  fishing package  that will fit your needs.

So until next week tight lines and don’t forget folks, that bananas are bad luck on boats, so leave the bananas at home.

Hi this is Capt. Mitch with Reel Chaos Charter with your Saltwater Fishing App report for Key Largo on Friday  May 20th

Well this week has been kind of crazy with our weather, the morning has been starting out nice and calm, then in the afternoon its been picking up to around 20 knots.  The weekend looks like its going to  really be good about 10-15 knots out of the southeast. 

The fishing has been fantastic, Spotted Sea Trout, anywhere from 14 to 22 inches.  We have been doing some night time Tarpon fishing, and have had some really good luck with Tarpon over the 100 pound range.

The big Jacks has been all over the main channels and if you really want to have some fun, try these Jacks on light tackle.

Also the Snook bite has been good, we been catching Snook up to 33” in length and once again folks, Snook fishing is strictly catch and release in Monroe County.

So if you’d like to have some fun, give me a call at 305-587-1150 or check out my website: www.ReelChaosCharters.com,or fish key largo .net  I have two boats available a 21’ Release, that I can take up to 4 people and also I have a 17’ Hells Bay.

So whatever your skill level from beginners to experts, just give me a call and we can put together  a  fishing package  that will fit your needs.

So until next week tight lines and don’t forget folks, that bananas are bad luck on boats, so leave the bananas at home.

Hi this is Capt. Mitch with Reel Chaos Charter with your Saltwater Fishing App report for Key Largo on Friday April 22nd

The Big Tarpon are here, at this time they are still on Ocean Side and in the channels leading from the Ocean.  They are primarily eating mullet.

Also the Permit bite is really picking up, they have  been a little hard to find with the high winds that we have had this week. 

This week I have had the honor of fishing with Senator Joe Manchin from West Virginia and 3 of his good friends.  We went to Flamingo, found a great bite of Spotted Sea Trout and just had a really good time.

Sunday and Monday of this past week the winds were less than 5 knots and we found very large numbers of Bonefish in the flat of Upper Key Largo.

So if you’d like to have some fun, give me a call at 305-587-1150 or check out my website: Reel Chaos Charters.com,  I have two boats available a 21’ Release, that I can take up to 4 people and also I have a 17’ Hells Bay.

So whatever your skill level from beginners to experts, just give me a call and we can put a together  a  fishing package  that will fit your needs.

Until next week, tight lines and don’t forget folks, that bananas are bad luck on boats, so leave the bananas at home.