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Sailfish

Wahoo Dolphin
Quick Stats
Season Peak: Nov – Feb, Year Round
Size Up to 10′
Weight 50lbs
FL Record 126lbs – Big Pine Key
HIGH CLASS HOOKER TAKE

We love cruising for sailfish. A thrill to catch every time as they spend a lot of time in the air! A gorgeous fish and one you’ll be telling stories about for years to come. Better yet – let us get it mounted for you and it will tell its own story.

 

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Atlantic Sailfish:

Istiophorus platypterus

Sportfishing Key West - High Class Hooker

A type of billfish with a sharply pointed upper jaw bone and sail-like dorsal fin giving the species it’s name. Sports a forked tailfin and is known as “The Ballerina of the Sea” for it’s aerial displays.  Simply a beautiful trophy fish with a dark blue back, brownish-blue sides, fading to a silvery-white belly.   

They typically hang out towards the top end of the water column chasing schooling fish.  An average life span of 5 years in the wild with females generally grow larger than the males. They like the Keys and other areas throughout the Caribbean for the warm waters year round.