Permit, average 20 to 40 lbs. spawn on our deep wrecks and rockpiles in April, May, and June. Unlike the rest of the year, they are very eager to take a live blue crab or properly placed crab pattern from the flyfishing enthusiasts.


Hugh Chatham shows off his 20 pound permit caught on fly.


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Captain Mel Walker is docked at world famous Holiday Isle in Islamorada, Florida Keys.

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