Tim has guided Grand Champion's to over a dozen of the Keys most coveted tournament titles including The Women's World Tarpon Fly Tournament, The Don Hawley Tarpon Tournament, The Keys Spring and Fall Bonefish Fly Championships and the Redbone series from Key West to Key Biscayne.
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His anglers have also claimed several fly rod world records in Islamorada including Carl Navarre's 15lb, 1oz bonefish, Phyllis Burchell's 25lb, 14oz permit and Diana Rudolph's 10lb, 12oz bonefish on 3 kg tippet. Tim is extremely patient and an inspiring captain and instructor.
Captain Tim Klein is one of the most revered guides in Florida. He has lived on Islamorada for his entire life and knows these fabled flats as well as any living angler. Klein takes pride in teaching his clients about the complex Keys ecosystem and has been deeply involved in conservation efforts throughout his career. His gentle character and sincere interest make every fishing day an enjoyable and compelling experience for his clients.
Captain Tim Klein is a veteran of the Florida Keys tournament circuit. Since 1991, he has guided anglers to the largest bonefish, redfish, permit, and tarpon in Redbone and S.L.A.M. events, and has guided three all around tournament champions. Recently, Tim guided angler Julia Hilton to the women's twelve pound tippet world record bonefish (12 lbs., 6 oz, HP 888/3). Klein is also a regular instructor at the Florida Keys Outfitters Fly Fishing School.