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 3 - 7 PM on Thursday.

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 105 local reports and 23 species of fish for February in Fort Lauderdale.

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Latest Fort Lauderdale Fishing Reports

Our Anglers Are Leaving With Sore Arms!
2/13/2018 9:21:18 PM - As we get into the middle of February the fishing continues to be good on some days and not so great other days.  The one thing that has been consistent is the shark fishing.


February Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
2/9/2018 7:26:06 PM - Finally!  We’re through the rough patch of January where fish are really hard to come by.  We’re into February now where the fishing starts to get better and better out...


Fort Lauderdale Sailfish Fishing is Heating Up!
2/3/2018 9:51:23 PM - The past couple weeks have been pretty exciting on the edge (where the gulf stream current starts).  The recent sailfish tournaments have seen dozens of sailfish caught and o


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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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Weather Forecast

75.7°F
Celsius: 24.3°C
Condition: Overcast
Humidity: 76%%
Wind: North 3.4 mph

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Bouy Conditions

Station PVGF1 - Port Everglades Channel, FL
February 22, 2018 6:42 am EST
Location: 26.092N 80.109W
Wind Direction: E (80°)
Wind Speed: 11.1 knots
Wind Gust: 15.9 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.32 in (1026.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 76.1°F (24.5°C)
Dew Point: 67.3°F (19.6°C)


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