The Humps of the Upper Florida Keys
The Islamorada Hump (AKA “The Hump”) is a very popular fishing spot in the Upper Florida Keys. The Hump is a large underwater mountain (seamount), that projects upward. The ocean current collides with the mountain and creates a nice upwelling that traps baitfish which attracts predators. The Islamorada Hump rises to within 290ft from the surface. When arriving at The Hump, just the site of the current rips, the big tunas crashing the surface eating flying fish and birds working over the top of them get your adrenaline pumping!