Islamorada, the “Sport Fishing Capital of the World”
Boasting America’s only living coral barrier reef and more than 500 species of fish, it’s no wonder why Islamorada is world-renowned for storied sportfishing adventures. Whether it’s big-game fish along the Gulfstream or in the Gulf of Mexico, or fly fishing amongst the mangrove trees in the calm Florida Bay waters, novices and experts alike will find excitement at every turn.
Guests can easily charter boats with experienced captains who offer their guidance and fish tales in the area’s most prized fishing locations.
Throughout the year, the “Sportfishing Capital of the World” host numerous world-class fishing tournaments including the Islamorada Sailfish Tournament, Islamorada Swordfish Tournament, Bonefishing World Championship, Mercury Redbone Celebrity, The Gold Cup Tarpon Tournament, and Florida Keys Outfitter’s IGFA Inshore World Championship.
Make sure to mark your calendar for upcoming tournaments throughout the Keys.