Mutton Snapper

Mutton Snapper

Mutton Snapper by Robert Trosset This month, the mutton snapper will be spawning on the reef. Muttons congregate in large schools during the full moon to spawn and this provides an excellent opportunity for spearfishing. These fish will travel large distances to get...
Grouper Season 2018

Grouper Season 2018

  It has been an exciting fishing season with the effects of Irma on our reef ecosystem. The spearfishing has been excellent the past few months even though the water has been dirty. Every trip out I see something new and exciting. From new wrecks I have found to old...
Freediving for Wahoo

Freediving for Wahoo

Looking back on 2017’s freediving season, we were very impressed at Key West’s Wahoo run during the Winter. We went diving over 20 times in two months, and our biggest Wahoo was approximately 60lbs. Wahoo are famous for their speed, and their quality of flesh making...

Lionfish in the Florida Keys

By Robert Trosset Featured/published on coastalanglermag.com Lionfish are a huge problem in the Florida Keys and it is growing. The invasive Lionfish have taken over our reefs and wrecks in a relatively short time and show no signs of stopping. The popular dive sites...

2017 Lobster Mini Season

Every July in the Florida Keys, locals and visitors gear up to hunt for spiny lobster, one of the most delicious creatures in the ocean, if you can catch them! Here at Finz Dive Center, we have everything you’ll need to scavenge the waters for lobster successfully and...

lionfish Myth about eating them

1.  Lionfish carry a deadly poison in their spines. Lionfish are not poisonous, they are venomous. The difference between poison and venom is the method of delivery. Venom must be injected into the bloodstream to cause injury, such as through a sharp spine or fang,...