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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



For those that are wondering if they should continue with planned vacations in Key West and for those that are considering making plans to visit Key West: Yes, we are open! The bars have reclosed, they were open for June, but now they can only serve alcohol for...

More Tuna than Dolphin

More Tuna than Dolphin

The last few days, we've caught more Tuna than Dolphin but then it's been a weird year! I guess we all know that at this point. Aside from everyone's life being turned upside down, the fishing has been "off" too. We have not seen very many big dolphins, but for the...

Good catch and release action and some Skip Jack tuna

Good catch and release action and some Skip Jack tuna

Most of the anglers I had on the boat today were not "experienced" offshore fishermen. The patience sometimes required can be boring to new anglers. So when I get a group like this, I usually suggest we start out just looking for "bites" and now worrying about what...

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
7:33am6:48pm EDT
Feels like: 93°F
Wind: 9mph N
Humidity: 80%
Pressure: 29.92"Hg
UV index: 1
min 79°F

Visit the Tropics and never leave the Country!