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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

Message in a bottle

Message in a bottle

The Southbound found a message in a bottle on Friday We were fishing about 12 miles Southeast of Key West. I saw a big Loggerhead turtle on the surface near some weed patches. Sometimes bait will follow a turtle same as it would anything else floating on the surface....

The Mahi are biting

The Mahi are biting

We have been targeting Mahi for the last few weeks. It is the time of year when they start showing up and right on schedule, the mahi are biting most days. We do have a late season Cold front coming tomorrow. The change in the wind and/or pressure might slow the Mahi...

It’s getting to be that “Mahi” time of year

It’s getting to be that “Mahi” time of year

May is usually the start of the "Mahi" time of the year That is when we start to see some South and East wind. Hopefully, we also see some strong East current and weed lines forming up offshore. When that happens, it's time to go fishing for Mahi, (dolphin fish). We...

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, FL
6:40 am8:06 pm EDT
Feels like: 91°F
Wind: 1mph ESE
Humidity: 74%
Pressure: 29.93"Hg
UV index: 0
12 am1 am2 am3 am4 am
88°F / 81°F
88°F / 82°F
88°F / 82°F

Visit the Tropics and never leave the Country!

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