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Scuba Snowbirds Tell All! April 12, 2021

It’s April and we just said so long to our new all-time-record most frequent customers: two pairs of snowbirds who spent the months of January, February and March in our Key Largo neighborhood. These guys took a grand total of 12 private dive charter trips with us — an average of once per week!  And …

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We’re stuck on you! February 23, 2021

It hasn’t escaped our notice that all the cool kids have cool stickers on their water bottles and laptops, and we want to get in on that. So as you may have seen on our Facebook or Instagram feeds, we ordered a giant roll of stickers with the Lucky Fish Scuba logo on it. There’s …

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Winter diving in Key Largo January 19, 2021

It’s the middle of winter and a couple of cold fronts have already came through Key Largo so ‘dashing through the snow’ feels like a credible threat to us warm-blooded Floridians! * The sea water temperatures are definitely cooling off as well. Latest reports have them starting to dipping into the low 70s. Here’s how …

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Holiday Gift Ideas 2020 December 3, 2020

Looking for a great gift for the diver or snorkeler in your family? Here are our Lucky Fish top recommendations for 2020: Mask and Fins Does your favorite diver fight with a foggy mask? Or are they constantly clearing a leaky one? Fins that are either too tight or too loose can also put a …

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After our terrible 1st dive in Key Largo, it’s a miracle we came back November 10, 2020

By First Mate Jill It was November 2011. We were still living in Singapore but took an extended trip in the US: Glenn had a business trip to Charlotte and Jill’s family was gathering in Virginia for Thanksgiving. And there was a week in between. Neither of us had been diving in the US (or …

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Let’s do it again! Day 2 Discounts October 14, 2020

No matter how experienced a diver you are or how much time you’ve spent on boats, there’s always your first time on our boat. How we set up and stow gear is a little different than other boats. Maybe you haven’t used your equipment in a while, or you’ve got new gear. You might be …

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Key Largo Dive Log – Sept 20, 2020 October 8, 2020

We tried something new this month: Instead of the standard half-day dive charter with two stops, we scooted out to Key Largo’s North North Dry Rocks for a cheeky little one-tank trip! We left the marina around 9:30, following fishing boats out into flat seas and sunshine. Captain Glenn opened the engines all the way …

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Key Largo Dive Log – August 7, 2020 September 1, 2020

The minnows are here! They show up in droves at a couple of dive and snorkel sites here in Key Largo for a few weeks of the year.  It’s great fun to see them swarm in nooks and caves in our shallow reefs, only to scatter when hungry groupers and other bigger fish come by …

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Scuba divers admit: Sometimes snorkeling is better August 13, 2020

Marta and Paul are some of our favorite Lucky Fish customers and they *LOVE* Scuba diving. They love it a lot. They’re deeply involved in REEF, an amazing international marine conservation organization based right here in Key Largo. They can identify 100s of species of fish by sight. Almost all their vacations are scuba-oriented, and …

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Key Largo Dive Log – July 3, 2020 July 22, 2020

Okay, you caught us! Sometimes, when the weather is really good…. and we don’t have a private charter booked…. we sneak away take the boat out all by ourselves for a dive! Dive Site: The Elbow: The “Anchor Chain” (mooring ball #8) to the City of Washington wreck Conditions: Absolutely stunning. Flat calm with great …

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