Now we all love the Florida Keys. It’s a place to relax, unwind, have a few cocktails, and forget about the real world. And we all need that from time to time! It’s also a great place to dive and fish.
It is pretty world-renowned for its fishing, and there are lots of fishing tournaments in the Keys. Usually a lot of corporate events, and keeps the excitement and the buzz going year-round. I have actually been a part of one fishing tournament. It was a July morning in 2003, and a day I will never forget! It was blazing hot that day, and we rolled out of the marina at 6:00 am. There were a long line of fishing boats with eager fishermen heading out with dreams of Blue Marlin and 50 pound Mahi.
Well, we were out there for 8 hours and caught one Mahi. Oh well, it was a great day nonetheless. At the end of the day, we headed back to the hotel to relax and rest up for the next day. We were all excited to explore the Keys, and since I was very unfamiliar with the area I was especially excited.