From Fish Navy Films, the trailer for a new film that highlights the passion and pursuit.
From the filmmaker:
“To Catch a Fish is like a Florida Keys vacation – full of dramatic scenery, wonderful creatures, and authentic salty characters. Yet this sparkling exterior conceals a complex struggle between man and the sea – a struggle for food, for conquest, and for survival. Ride along with four friends as they chase four very different fish. One tries to spear lionfish in an effort to bring back the coral reef; one wants to walk a watery mile in Hemingway’s shoes; one just wants to catch dinner. And one isn’t trying to catch anything at all.”
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More on this destination:
The Florida Keys make up the southernmost corner of the United States and a destination unlike any other part of the U.S. On the U.S. East Coast, the Florida Keys are an exposed ancient coral reef that now attract vacationers and of course, fly anglers.
The Florida Keys are where U.S. anglers can find domestic tropical flats with the most sought after Caribbean flats fishes. There is truly no place like it in the continental U.S. The waters of the Keys inhabit some of the world’s largest bonefish, permit, and barracuda, and the tarpon migration brings some of the world’s largest tarpon. The Florida Keys also attract anglers who seek snook, redfish, snapper, and sharks in the flats as well as a wide range of offshore species from sailfish to tuna.
Anglers heading south from Miami encounter the town of Homestead. At Homestead, anglers can cut west to Everglades National Park, or continue south on U.S. Highway 1 through the Overseas Highway. From Key Largo to Islamorada to Key West, anglers have a number of towns to stay in that each offer their own charm, and one visible characteristic of each town is the pride they have for their fishing heritage. Tarpon, bonefish, sailfish, and other saltwater species are represented in mounts and artwork that are in abundance throughout the Keys.
As expected, seafood is desired eating, and local favorites include hogfish and mahi mahi. Key lime pie is an expected desert offering throughout the Keys, and you will find no shortage of locals’ favorite drinks.