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| Ocean| Bahia Honda State Park
|Key West|Smather's Beach (South Roosevelt Blvd)
|Key West|City Beach
|Key West|Higgs Beach (White St & Atlantic Blvd)
|Key West|South Beach (South End of Duval St)
|Key West|Fort Zachary Taylor (end of Southard street)[/table]
Reefs; Key Largo To Key West (NMS) National Marine Sanctuary:
Adolhlis Busch 1 (sunken freighter) NMS
Chet Alexander's Wreck's (series of sunken Ships on the Gulf North of Little Mullet Key.
Sand Key Lighthouse Rock Key & Eastern Dry Rocks
The Aquanaut Sunken ship South of Big Pine Key
Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary great coral reef MM30 south of Big Pine
Ciffins Patch Sunken Spanish galleon perfect for kids also
Content Keys East-West ledge & Large coral boulders gulfside Marathon
Hen & Chickens
John Pennekamp Coral State Reef Park
Little Conch Reef
Dive Sites - Florida Keys(CAUTION - At this point in time 8/9/11 - this site appears to be infected with malware. Click at your own risk.)
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Before the new Jewfish Creek Bridge
was built I owned a visitor center located
at Gilbert's Resort. The purpose of that
type of business is to book hotel rooms and
water sports including fishing trips,
snorkeling, waverunner rentals, glass
bottom boat trips, and more. While there I
heard some of the frustrating tourist
questions all locals have been asked.
Question like: "We only have 2 hours, what
can we see and do in the Keys?" or "We
brought a cooler, where is the beach?" The
worst one was "Can we walk to the reef?"
So here is some information and advice
for people visiting our beautiful Florida
The Florida Keys are famous for our
Coral Reef State Park. Nowhere else in the
continental U.S. can you see live coral. It is
hard to describe the incredible beauty.
Since it is a state park the fish are
protected and they seem to know it. If you
have only one day in the Keys this is a must
see. But you have to get on a boat because
it is four miles of shore out in the ocean.
All along the highway there are snorkel
and dive shops, pick one, they all go to the
reef. We like Sundiver Station because
they are friendly and dependable. If you
don't want to get wet, we recommend a trip
on the Key Largo Princess Glass Bottom
Boat (see page 12 for coupon). Food and
drinks are available and you can kick back
and relax while the narrator describes the
different coral and sea life. It is
educational as well and fun for the whole
If you only have a couple of hours the
next best thing in the Keys is our fabulous
fresh seafood. In this newspaper you will
find only the very best restaurants in the
Upper Keys. These restaurant owners buy
the seafood fresh from the fishermen.
After tasting fresh fish, lobster and crab
you will swear off the frozen forever.
There are no public sandy beaches in
Key Largo. The closest is Anne's Beach MM
73.8. If you are short on time Gilbert's
Resort at MM 108 has a beach and they
welcome visitors but coolers are not
allowed. You are welcome to enjoy the
beach and pool but food and drinks must be
purchased at the tiki bar or inside the air
conditioned restaurant. Boat and
waverunner rentals are also available. And
you can always just sit back and enjoy the
live local entertainment and watch the
boats come and go.
Changing your itinerary and deciding to
stay longer is HIGHLY recommended.
Gilbert's has reasonable motel rates with
views of the water. Please enjoy your stay
and come back often.
Captain Website Telephone Remarks
Capt. Scott Keller email@example.com +1 (305) 664-6678 OFF/BC
Key Largo Fishing Adventures Key Largo Florida Fishing Charters - Offshore, Deep Sea Fishing +1 (305) 923-9293 OFF/BC/REEF
Capt. Ron Moore www.millertimessportfishing.com +1 (305) 304-9473 OFF/REEF/MD
Capt. Matt Bellinger Bamboo Charters +1 (305) 393-0909 BC/GULF/REEF/WR
Capt. Joe Petrucco KILLER INSTINCT CHARTERS +1 (305) 304-4580 OFF
Capt. Jeff Pfister Dockside Charters - Florida Keys, Florida Bay, Everglades Flats and Back Country +1 (877) 362-5743 OFF
Capt. John Kohler firstname.lastname@example.org +1 (305) 852-0369 BC/FL
Capt. Ann Holaham Florida Keys Fishing aboard No Bones About It! +1 (305) 664-5891 BC/FL/TP/FLY
Capt. Ron Allen Fish Tales, Offshore and Reef Fishing in Islamorada, Florida +1 (305) 664-0050
Capt. Skip Bradeen Captain Skip Bradeen's, Blue Chip Too Charters +1 (305) 481-5151 OFF
Capt. Larry Wren Florida Keys Fishing Charters with A Pirates Choice Fishing Charters. +1 (305) 360-4900 OFF
Capt. Jeff Fraser Florida Keys Fishing, Islamorada, FL +1 (305) 393-3981 OFF
Capt. Paul Hunt Islamorada Tarpon Fly Fishing Charter Backcountry Light Tackle Family +1 (305) 393-2495 BC/FL/LT/FLY
Capt. Butch Green Captain Butch Green's, Sassy Lady Charters - Islamorada, Florida, World Class Offshore Fishing +1 (305) 394-4717
Capt. Bruce Andersen The Charter Boat Captain Easy. Florida Keys sport fishing at its finest!
Last edited by NetDoc; December 4th, 2011 at 03:58 PM.