305.747.3668 captrbh@gmail.com

Key West Fishing Charter

Experience the local Key West waters sport fishing on-board SOUTHBOUND
Enjoy Offshore Fishing, Trolling, Live Baiting, Deep Sea, Reef and Wreck Fishing.

About Southbound

Everyone is welcome.
From beginners to experts!

Join Captain Richard Houde aboard the Key West fishing charter boat SOUTHBOUND, a 40 ft. custom fiberglass sportfishing boat that comfortably accommodates up to 6 anglers.

The Latest Catch of the Day

Great Bonito action inshore

Fortunately, there has been great bonito action inshore, because the dolphin fishing offshore has been tough. There has not been a lot of fish and there has been a lot of throw-back sized fish. The Sargasso weed looks great. Big patches as big as the boat, but we are...

First Fish Ever

We had a 6 hr trip today. We only had 3 people. A very nice couple and, I believe, one of their moms. The couple had fished before, but Mom had never caught a fish in her life. I wanted to go for some quick bites so I started inshore and just outside the reef. We got...

Chickin’ Pickin’

Still catching dolphin. Most of the dolphin we are catching are smaller fish. They are called "chicken dolphin". Don't ask me why. They were called that before I started fishing and the will probably be called that long after I'm gone. but when you are catching small...

Key West has some of the most exciting sport fishing the tropics have to offer.

Trolling, Live Baiting, Deep Sea, Wreck or Reef.

Captain Richard Houde

Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Dolphin (Mahi or Dorado), Marlin, Barracuda, Shark, Tarpon, Grouper, Snapper and more!

Capt. Rich has been charter fishing the tropical waters of the lower Florida Keys since the late 80’s and the owner of the Southbound since 1992. 

“I’ve been fishing the waters in and around Key West Florida for over 30 years. I am still amazed at the beauty of the water and the wildlife.”

Vacation in Key West, the perfect vacation destination!

Where you can enjoy the excitement of fishing the waters of Key West by day and the excitement of Key West’s nightlife afterward.

Fish More & Stay Free in Key West

When you book at least 2 days of sport fishing aboard Southbound you have a free place to stay a few blocks off Duval Street.


Learn more about our

Sportfishing Vacation Package.

Key West
Partly Cloudy
06:3820:17 EDT
Feels like: 94°F
Wind: 8mph SSE
Humidity: 77%
Pressure: 30.02"Hg
UV index: 3

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