Fort Lauderdale Fishing

Fort Lauderdale Fishing

Fort Lauderdale has the nickname "Venice of America" due to the over 300 miles of canals that weave through the city. Not only are there a lot of fish to catch in those canals, but there is also very good nearshore fishing on the many reefs and shipwrecks off the beach, and many different offshore species for anglers to target.

Offshore fishing out of Fort Lauderdale offers anglers the ability to catch many different species off billfish, including Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Sailfish, and Swordfish. Tuna fishing the Gulf Stream can be rewarding with Blackfin, Yellowfin, and Skipjack Tuna. Ther eis also excellent Mahi-mahi and Wahoo fishing nearly all year long.

Fishing the many reefs and wrecks near Fort Lauderdale provides fishermen with excellent catches of Grouper and Snapper most of the year. Trolling these waters will produce King Mackerel and Baracuda. Fishing the many canals, bridges, and inshore waters in Fort Lauderdale gives anglers the opportunity to target Tarpon, Pompano, Jacks, Drum, and Flounder much of the year.

Fort Lauderdale Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 4 - 8 AM on Sunday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Fort Lauderdale, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:

Recommedations above based on 155 local reports and 29 species of fish for March in Fort Lauderdale.

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Latest Fort Lauderdale Fishing Reports

Fishing Report Hooked Up II 3/8/17
3/22/2017 6:36:28 PM - Today on the Hooked Up II Captain Lou and Zack took out the Ray Family. Caught a big Kingfish congratulations and hope to see you guys  again soon!


Fishing Report Hooked Up 3/12/17
3/22/2017 6:36:27 PM - The Hooked Up had a nice weekend fishing! We took out Ju’wan James (an offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins) and his girlfriend Rainey they caught some nice Blackfin Tunas


Everglades Florida Fishing Charter for Largemouth Bass
3/21/2017 3:16:28 PM - Everglades Florida Fishing Charter Hi this is Captain Mark Rogers with your Alligator Alley fishing report. Everglades fishing has been getting better as the months get warme


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Top Fort Lauderdale Fishing Charters & Guides

Fishing Headquarters
Let's go fishing in Fort Lauderdale on one of our sportfishing charter boats, or join us for a drift fishing trip aboard our 85' Catch My Drift party boat. Bring the family or host your company convention with South Florida's premier fishing fleet.

Lady Pamela II
Enjoy Lady Pamela's latest Fort Lauderdale fishing action in the beautiful aqua blue waters just off the coast of Ft Lauderdale Florida. Witness the fast paced action of south Florida sportfishing with Captain David Ide and crew aboard Lady Pamel

Hooked Up Sportfishing Charters
My name is Taco and I run the best Fort Lauderdale fishing charter in South Florida! Heck, you won't have a better time on any fishing boat from West Palm to Miami. Why, because you get a sport fishing captain who has fished the waters of Fort Lauder

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Top Fort Lauderdale Bait & Tackle Stores

Ace's Bait & Tackle Marine, Co.
Live Bait , live shrimp. live goggle eyes, live pilchards.

Anglers Bait & Tackle
Established for more than 45 years, Anglers Tackle, Inc., has established a reputation of honesty, affordability, and quality bait and tackle. Our expert fisherman can provide you with the tips, tools, and techniques you need to catch yellowtail, kin

Bill Boyds Tackle and Gun Shop
We are located in Downtown Ft Lauderdale in the old AA Lock & Gun building. We have a Gunrange available as well as Gunshop & Tackle Store. If we don't have an item in stock we can special order anything you want. We offer New & Used

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Top Fort Lauderdale Marinas

Hillsboro Inlet Fishing Center
The Hillsboro Inlet Fish Center in Pompano is known for their amazing fishing charters and their impressive modern fishing charter fleet that includes a variety of perfectly maintained boats. We specialize in deep sea fishing, Sailfish fishing, Mahi

Sands Harbor Resort & Marina
The marina at Sands Harbor Resort provides dockage for 50 boats up to 100 feet and is minutes from ocean access via Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano Beach, Florida. Our full-service marina includes a fuel dock with the lowest gas prices in town, Miller&

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Latest Fishing Spots

Sheepshead Rock
3/23/2017 3:19:20 PM - Close to the dock at 17th Street Bridge is a rock that holds Sheepshead at low tide.


Mashed Potatoes
1/20/2017 1:32:32 PM - Lots of lumps in this area. This spot marks a rise.


Captain Sams Ledge
1/20/2017 1:28:54 PM - Captain Sams Ledge


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Weather Forecast

77°F
Celsius: 25°C
Condition: Partly cloudy
Humidity: 62%
Wind: E 15 mph

Weather Forecast
DateWeatherHiLoWind
Sat80°F71°FE 18 mph
Sun80°F70°FE 14 mph
Mon80°F69°FENE 10 mph
Tue83°F71°FESE 7 mph
Wed82°F73°FSE 8 mph


Bouy Conditions

Station PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL
March 25, 2017 4:42 pm EDT
Location: 26.092N 80.109W
Wind Direction: ENE (70°)
Wind Speed: 11.1 knots
Wind Gust: 15.0 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 75.0°F (23.9°C)
Dew Point: 63.3°F (17.4°C)


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