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

Big King Mackerel inshore

We only had a half day trip today. So we stayed inshore and fished along the color change. We did manage to catch a big king mackerel inshore. The fish was 36 lbs and screamed out line on the deep troll. At first, I thought it was going to be a wahoo. We hooked it in...

Dolphin fishing today

Our main plan was to go dolphin fishing today, but we started out inshore looking for a couple of quick bites. A couple of my customers had never caught a barracuda. So I went to one of the wrecks near Key West. We slow trolled around for a bit to see if we could...

Inshore and offshore fishing today

Offshore fishing has been tough. It makes it tough to decide what to do in the morning. Do we go offshore and fish for Mahi, wahoo, and tuna? or should we play it safe and stay inshore and try to catch some bottom fish for dinner? Sometimes, especially if we have a...

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
06:4120:06 EDT
Feels like: 95°F
Wind: 7mph N
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 30.03"Hg
UV index: 10

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