Key West Fishing Captains Participating in 5th Annual Key West Seafood Festival

The 5th Annual Key West Seafood Festival brings together Key West fishing captains, fishing enthusiasts, and seafood lovers for a full day of food and fun in sunny Key West Florida

Online PR News – 15-January-2010 – – On January 16th, anyone who is in the island of Key West Florida will be able to participate in the 5th annual Florida Keys Seafood Festival completely free of admission. The festival, meant to highlight and celebrate one of the island's dominant culinary stables, starts at 11AM in Bayview Park in Key West and runs until 9 o'clock that night. Key West fishing charters captains from the Key West Top Guides will be on hand at the festival, taking part in the delicious free food and interacting with Key West fishing and seafood enthusiasts.

The Florida Keys Seafood Festival is put on by the Florida Keys Commercial Fisherman's Association. This year, the festival will be hosted by Captain Marlin Scott and feature live music from local Keys bands The Bubba System and ZZ NOT. In addition to the food (including fried fish, lobster, shrimp, stone grab, golden grab, conch chowder, conch fritters, and key lime pie), the event will also have marine exhibits, arts and crafts exhibits, and displays from local non-profit groups.

This is the main event in the world of Key West fishing in January, just before a series of fishing tournaments and contests. The Key West fishing charters captains from the Key West Top Guide will be in and out of the Seafood Festival on the 16th in between their charter trips.

Key West Top Guides is the premier center for all kinds of fishing Key West trips, including private charters for parties as small as one angler or as large as 12 anglers, and the Key West Fishing Party Boat.

The current Key West fishing season is ideal for off-shore fishing trips. Key West fishing charters out to the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean have been reporting successful fishing trips with catches ranging from blackfin tuna to wahoo.

Key West visitors wanting participate in this year's Florida Keys Seafood Festival simply need to show up at Bayview Park anytime between 11AM and 9PM on January 16th. Visitors looking to experience a one-of-a-kind Key West fishing trip can call Key West Top Guides directly at 1-800-595-8772 or visit their website at