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A nice morning visitor in Islamorada. We shared the sunrise together. I had coffee, he had chum! Hey...whatever makes you happy!

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The Tuna bite is on fire at the Hump! You can catch as many as you want! We kept a few big ones for Sushi Nami, and released the rest! The amberjacks are there too!

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The Tripletail are out in force in the Gulf of Mexico. This guy thought we didn't see him hiding behind that crab trap!

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Want to experience a big deep sea fish? Amberjacks can pull harder than just about any other fish in Islamorada. They are swarming here now.

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Big Amberjacks are swarming at the humps! Come let one of these guys give you a tug! Are you up for it? Plan your fishing Charter in the Florida Keys with CaptPetrucco from Islamorada. I have lots of openings in April...

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Slammer time for Islamorada Mahi Mahi right now! Calm seas made for excellent Mahi and Tuna fishing this week.

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Lots of triple tail in the backcountry from Islamorada in the Florida keys. They are about the finest eating fish in the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Backcountry is still loaded with Mackerel in Islamorada FL. Jeremy from Minnesota shows off the big Cero Mackerel he caught today with Capt. Joe Petrucco.

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