Miami Fishing

Miami Fishing

Miami may be known for its night life, but it is also known for its fantastic fishing. Home of the Miami International Boat Show, the boating and fishing community is strong in this area. With quick access to the Everglades, Biscayne Bay, thousands of reefs, and the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, Miami provides excellent fishing year round.

Fishing offshore of Miami will produce great catches of Bonito, Kingfish, Mahi-mahi (dolphinfish), and Wahoo, but the highlight is the Sailfish run during the fall and winter. Multiple hookups are common, and live pilchards are the preferred bait.

The Miami bottom fishing scene is filled with big Amberjack, Grouper, and Snapper. With thousands of reefs close to shore, you won’t have any problem finding a place to drop a line.

Many different inshore species such as Cobia, Pompano, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Snook, and Tarpon can be found around Miami. Tarpon are around all year, but the larger ones are caught from February through June. Snook are most commonly caught from September to December. Often overlooked, fishing the Everglades can be productive for catching big Largemouth Bass.



Top Miami Fishing Spots

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


ALVA CHAPMAN REEF
5/6/2011 11:49:32 PM - ALVA CHAPMAN REEF IN MONROE COUNTY CONSIST OF TWO CONCRETE BOAT HULLS AND DREDGE PIPE Date of Deployment:December 31 197


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 



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Latest Miami Fishing Reports

Ft. Lauderdale deep sea fishing report
10/16/2021 3:17:48 PM - Good weather and good fishing have combined to make this a favorable fishing report update as we reach the midway point of October. Very comfortable sea conditions not too man


Mahi Mahi off the coast of Ft Lauderdale aboard Hooked Up
10/14/2021 3:40:53 PM - Oct 134   WOW what a fun day today fishing off the coast of Fort Lauderdale.   We set out fishing with John his wife Brook their daughter Ella and last but by all means not l


Ft. Lauderdale fishing charter report 1st week October
10/6/2021 3:23:24 AM - And into October we go. A bit of wind for a couple of days chopped it up offshore but not nearly enough to stop the fleet from fishing. That wind has presently subsided and we


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Miami Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 5 - 9 AM on Thursday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Miami, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Wahoo - 12.84% Catch Rate
    Wahoo

  2. Sailfish - 12.39% Catch Rate
    Sailfish

  3. Blackfin Tuna - 8.26% Catch Rate
    Blackfin Tuna

  4. Great Barracuda - 6.88% Catch Rate
    Great Barracuda

  5. Greater Amberjack - 6.42% Catch Rate
    Greater Amberjack

  6. Skipjack Tuna - 5.96% Catch Rate
    Skipjack Tuna

  7. Recommedations above based on 175 local reports and 38 species of fish for October in Miami.

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Top Miami Fishing Charters & Guides

Shallow Tails Guide Service
Capt. Raul Montoro: Your guide to fishing South Florida’s beautiful waters – Biscayne Bay, Flamingo Everglades National Park, and the Florida Keys including Islamorada – Targeting Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and more!

L & H Sportfishing
The L & H is one of the most successful tournament fishing charter boats in South Florida History. Captain Jimmy offers a variety of fishing trips out of Key Biscayne, Florida - just minutes from downtown Miami, South Beach, and Coconut Grove. Le

Florida Native Charters
Choose Florida Native Charters as your Miami Fishing Guide for inshore fishing in Miami. Captain Tom Weber will take you to the beautiful Biscayne Bay flats and National Park, which offer a wide range of exciting angling opportunities and your chance

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Top Miami Bait & Tackle Stores

Capt. Harry's Fishing Supply
We offer a full line of over 20,000 fishing related products from the finest manufacturers including Big Game Fishing rods and reels, lures, terminal tackle, rigging accessories, fishing accessories, boating accessories, clothing, fishing gifts and m

Mustad Hooks
Land covers 28% of earth's surface. We cover the rest. Mustad - the best selling hook on the planet.

Crook & Crook
We have been serving anglers and boaters for over 50 years. Three easy ways to shop; our store located in Miami, Florida open 7 days a week, online at www.tackletogo.com and/or request a C&C Fishing and Marine Catalog from our website.

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Top Miami Marinas

Miami Beach Marina
The magic of Miami Beach is yours when you plan your waterfront stay at the Miami Beach Marina. Located adjacent to Government Cut, with no fixed bridges and plenty of deep water, Miami Beach Marina affords easy accessibility to great fishing...saili

Matheson Hammock Marina
In conjunction with the park, the county runs an on-site marina accommodating vessels of up to 50 feet (15 m). Other facilities include a fishing tackle shop, boat launch ramps, gas and diesel fuel, and wetslips.

Dinner Key Marina
Our flagship facility is located just south of downtown, in historic Coconut Grove. The 582 slip marina (Florida's largest wet slip marine facility) provides modern comfortable berthing accommodations in a park-like setting to transient, long-ter

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Redbreast Sunfish

Redear Sunfish

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Bouy Conditions

Station FWYF1 - Fowey Rock, FL
October 20, 2021 7:00 am EDT
Location: 25.591N 80.097W
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 24.1 knots
Wind Gust: 26.0 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.10 in (1019.4 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.02 in (+0.6 mb)
Air Temperature: 79.0°F (26.1°C)
Water Temperature: 82.0°F (27.8°C)


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