Florida Keys Fishing

Airforce Relay Towers

Airforce Relay Towers

Air Force Relay Towers

There are several of these towers within range of Key West. These towers sit in anywhere from 35 to over 100 feet of water. Most are located in a veritable desert of the gulf. With no other competing structure around them they are magnets for fish. Depending on the time of year huge schools of permit orbit them, along with cobia and mackerel of all sizes. Amberjack and crevelle jacks are also common in large numbers. The actual structure of the towers are usually covered with snappers from small mangroves to large cubera snapper. The bases of the towers are usually stacked with jewfish.

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