The Dry Tortugas Snorkelfishing

The Dry Tortugas Snorkelfishing

The Dry Tortugas Snorkelfishing By Robert Trosset The weather forecast was looking promising to make the trip out to The Dry Tortugas. We loaded up the boat and headed west to Fort Jefferson for a couple of days. The water around the fort is a magical place with...
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...
Underwater Photography – Housing Units

Underwater Photography – Housing Units

The Underwater Photography Guide is our one-stop guide for everything you need to know about underwater camera housing units. They assess the newest underwater housing manufacturers and compare not only lenses, strobes, video lights, focus lights, but wet lenses,...
Intro to Underwater Photography

Intro to Underwater Photography

Intro to Underwater Photography   All Photos by Pat Ford This will be the first of a series of Blog posts we will be sharing to discuss and explore underwater photography. We will learn how to maximize the potential of capturing a good photo, and the tips and skills...
Recipe: Pan-Seared Grouper with Balsamic Brown Butter Sauce

Recipe: Pan-Seared Grouper with Balsamic Brown Butter Sauce

Pan-Seared Grouper with Balsamic Brown Butter Sauce      There’s nothing better than cooking your own catch after a successful day of fishing or spearfishing. Grouper is one of the most delicious filets you can cook. It’s time to get out of the same old blackened,...
Post-Irma Vandenberg & Reefs

Post-Irma Vandenberg & Reefs

Eagerly wondering how it fared from the storm, we went diving on the Vandenberg this past weekend, post Hurricane Irma. We believe we were the first to do this dive post-Irma, in which we rescued mooring ball #1 from being trapped underneath the wreck. The visibility...

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...

The Don Moore Memorial Grunt Tournament

      The entire Hurricane Hole Marina community comes together every year to support the MARC house and their citizens. is an opportunity for many remarkable people to get out on the water, catch some fish, be with friends, and have a great time. Finz Dive Center is...