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.



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RODEO SITE - JOHNNY MORRIS
3/27/2011 3:24:42 AM - RODEO SITE - JOHNNY MORRIS IN BROWARD CONSIST OF 237 FEET LONG  STEEL SHIP M/V SUCRE AKA JOHHNY MORRIS. BUILT IN GERMANY IN 1957, THE SHIP NOW SITS UPRIGHT ON THE SLOPE


SITE D - JOE'S NIGHTMARE BARGE
4/13/2011 4:21:10 PM - Name SITE D - JOE'S NIGHTMARE BARGE IS A 90 FT. BY 30 FT. STEEL BARGE Date of Deployment December 31 1996 


Yamato Rock
1/13/2018 11:04:07 PM - Limestone rocks on Atlantic S Highland Beach that hold lots of fish on the shoreline. 



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Latest Fort Lauderdale Fishing Reports

Deep sea fishing Ft. Lauderdale
5/1/2021 1:53:37 PM - And there goes April and into May we go. Decent weather and hope you like warm. Looking forward there will be more rain as we get deeper into May and we could use some of that


Fort Lauderdale fishing update
4/22/2021 10:15:46 PM - We continue to have a good number of anglers for our fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale. Weather has been very nice with the exception of a small front which passed thru quic


Fort Lauderdale fishing charter report mid April
4/16/2021 10:35:49 AM - April has unfolded as a much anticipated improvement in the catches on our fishing trips in Fort Lauderdale. April has traditionally been a good month for fishing here and the


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Fort Lauderdale Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 3 - 7 AM on Saturday.

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:
  1. Blackfin Tuna - 16.84% Catch Rate
    Blackfin Tuna

  2. Cobia - 13.16% Catch Rate
    Cobia

  3. Sailfish - 12.63% Catch Rate
    Sailfish

  4. Mahi-mahi - 11.58% Catch Rate
    Mahi-mahi

  5. Wahoo - 8.42% Catch Rate
    Wahoo

  6. King Mackerel - 4.74% Catch Rate
    King Mackerel

  7. Recommedations above based on 228 local reports and 33 species of fish for May in Fort Lauderdale.

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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 fish

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 La

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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.

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

Atlantic Bait & Tackle Inc
Bait, Tackle and Services for Fresh and Saltwater Fishing.

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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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