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Lots of big cero mackerel around this season. This one was 9 pounds! They are reel screamers; especially on a light Penn spinning reel! 800-375-7280


Flag Yellowtails abound in the Keys! Call me at 800-375-7280 and book a trip for yours! Best yellowtail fishing I’ve seen yet!


Dr. Lou with a good mangrove snapper. When the wind picks up, that is the best time to head back to the bushes for some great action catching dinner! 800-375-7280


Here is a rare Mahogany Snapper. 800-375-7280 I still have March openings...


Another beautiful Gag Grouper release in Islamorada. I still have a few open spots in March. 800-375-7280


The Mahi Mahi are already starting to migrate into the Florida Keys! I still have lots of openings in March and May. 800-375-7280


Gorgeous Black Grouper. Had to take a picture before releasing him back into the water. 907-220-6905 #Islamorada #florida #captpetrucco #pennreels #keylargorods


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