Stuart Fishing

Stuart Fishing

Stuart, Florida is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World. Located on the famous Treasure Coast, Stuart offers not only the chance to find spanish galleon treasure, but some of the best fishing in the world.

Offshore fishing Stuart is productive for catching Sailfish and other billfish much of the year, but also has Wahoo, Mahi-mahi (Dolphinfish), and Blackfin Tuna. The winter Sailfish bite is the highlight, but with short runs the Gulf Stream and excellent structure, there are lots of possibilities.

Stuart has lots of naturual and artificial reefs right off the beach that provide excellent bottom fishing for Snapper and Grouper. trolling for King Mackerel around the reefs is rewarding and lots of Jacks to tug on when other fish are not hungry.

Inshore and on the beaches around Stuart are lots of Cobia and Tarpon much of the year. Snook, Red Drum, and Spanish Mackerel are also favorite species to target.

Top Stuart Fishing Spots

  1. Push Button Hill East
    6/5/2017 8:28:20 PM - Good Snowy Grouper, Vermillion Snapper, and Speckled Hind fishing on Push Button Hill. The South and East side holds more Snowy Grouper.  This is also a great pl

  2. Six Mile Reef
    4/12/2019 10:10:36 AM -

  3. Loran Tower Reef
    4/12/2019 10:10:36 AM -

  4. Jupiter Inlet Stepping Stones Reef
    11/26/2015 9:37:46 PM - Jupiter Inlet Stepping Stones Reef

  5. structure/lobster
    7/30/2014 7:14:09 AM -

  6. Juno Ledge
    1/13/2018 11:02:14 PM -

  7. Chris Benson Reef
    4/12/2019 10:10:37 AM -

  8. Fort Pierce Ledge
    7/31/2016 8:52:48 PM - Good ledge that holds snapper and grouper.

    5/1/2014 1:19:08 PM - On Thursday April 24, 2014, the D.M. One was sunk as a artificial reef 9 miles NE off Port St. Lucie. The wreck lays in the upright position in 186' of water. The very upper

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Stuart Fishing Prediction

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Stuart, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Thread Herring

  2. Thread Herring

    There is a 7.22% catch rate for Thread Herring, based on 2280 Thread Herring counted.

  3. Spanish Mackerel

  4. Spanish Mackerel

    There is a 6.63% catch rate for Spanish Mackerel, based on 2093 Spanish Mackerel counted.

  5. Tomtate

  6. Tomtate

    There is a 4.91% catch rate for Tomtate, based on 1551 Tomtate counted.

  7. Little Tunny

  8. Little Tunny

    There is a 4.77% catch rate for Little Tunny, based on 1506 Little Tunny counted.

  9. Mahi-mahi

  10. Mahi-mahi

    There is a 4.46% catch rate for Mahi-mahi, based on 1409 Mahi-mahi counted.

  11. Gray Snapper

  12. Gray Snapper

    There is a 4.07% catch rate for Gray Snapper, based on 1285 Gray Snapper counted.

  13. White Grunt

  14. White Grunt

    There is a 3.56% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 1125 White Grunt counted.

  15. King Mackerel

  16. King Mackerel

    There is a 3.48% catch rate for King Mackerel, based on 1098 King Mackerel counted.

  17. Pinfish

  18. Pinfish

    There is a 3.43% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 1082 Pinfish counted.

  19. Blue Runner

  20. Blue Runner

    There is a 3.32% catch rate for Blue Runner, based on 1049 Blue Runner counted.

Recommedations above based on 114 species of fish and 31567 fish counted for May around Stuart.

To date, there are 139 species of fish and a total of 356458 fish counted for Stuart and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius.

Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as 1939..

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Latest Stuart Fishing Reports

  • Palm Beach Jupiter Inshore Report
    5/20/2022 9:41:28 AM - Coming off full moon last week, big high tides and a ground swell made for above normal water levels. The fishing was tough at times but patient and local knowledge pays off

  • weekend Fishing Outlook (5/20-5/22/2022)
    5/19/2022 6:27:39 PM - OFFSHORE- Good reports offshore this week with a good mixed bag variety of action! Dolphin reports remain strong with lots of good fish coming in. Best depth has been 200-600'

  • Weekend Fishing Outlook (5/13-5/15/2022)
    5/11/2022 7:51:50 PM - OFFSHORE- After a rough week of weather offshore; initial reports for the weekend look pretty good actually. Keep those fingers crossed that the weather reports hold true. Tho

  • Mother's Day Weekend (5/6-5/8/2022)
    5/5/2022 5:01:05 PM - OFFSHORE- Good springtime fishing continued this week; and with the weather looking to hold for the next few days it should remain good. Sailfish action remains strong with mo

  • 5-4-22
    5/4/2022 10:31:47 AM - Good morning everyone. We’ve got some calmer conditions for a while and fishing in the Indian River has held up well. Our Fly Slam Tournament over the weekend yielded good fi

  • Fishing Report – May 2022 – Stuart Fl
    4/29/2022 3:23:30 PM - Inshore Fishing Report May typically brings along with it some of the best Snook fishing of the year for us here on the Treasure Coast. The Snook are getting ready for their

  • Weekend Fishing Outlook (4/29-5/1/2022)
    4/28/2022 7:44:34 AM - OFFSHORE- Very small weather windows to get offshore have kept reports to a minimum. Sailfish have still been around in fair numbers. A good push of springtime dolphin came th

  • 4-27-22
    4/27/2022 10:01:46 AM - Good morning everyone. The recent high winds have lightened a bit of late allowing anglers to head offshore and they’ve been rewarded with solid Kingfish catches. Most fish a

  • Weekend Fishing Outlook (4/22-4/24/2022)
    4/21/2022 6:47:35 AM - ​OFFSHORE- Rough windy weather has once again kept reports down to a minimum this week; and unfortunately it doesn't look like the wind is going to let up into the weekend. Th

  • Easter Weekend Fishing Outlook (4/15-4/17/2022)
    4/14/2022 7:09:26 AM - NOTE...SHOP CLOSED EASTER SUNDAY (4/17)OFFSHORE- The weather is looking pretty nice for the upcoming weekend...keep those fingers crossed that it stays the same! Reports this

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Top Stuart Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Stuart Angler Bait and Tackle
    Stuart Angler provides fishermen with a local bait and tackle shop located one mile from the boat ramps of Sandsprit Park. We carry all the best inshore & offshore tackle along with live and frozen bait. For fly fishing, we carry a large assortme

  2. Snook Nook Discount Bait & Tackle
    Everything you need for a day on the water and then some, all wrapped up in an old school saltwater tackle shop. Well versed staff on everything from bluewater fishing to hunting trout and snook in the river. Live shrimp/pinfish delivered on a daily

  3. Billy Bones Bait & Tackle
    We are all fisherman here at Billy Bones Bait n tackle . Captain Bruce Hrobak is the owner .We have a huge Supply of Rods n Reels in Stock .Lots of Lures,Tackle n Sunglasses,Live Baits too..

  4. Offshore Tackle Repair
    Buy sell and trade used and new tackle. Expert rod and reel repair services. Custom Rod building. Line spooling and rigging.

  5. Pirates Cove Resort & Marina
    As a sport fishing paradise, Stuart has earned a reputation as the “Sailfish Capital of the World”. Pirate’s Cove Resort’s marina is the perfect match for those seeking a sport fishing or boating adventure in South Florida.

  6. Blackfin Rods LLC
    Blackfin Rods was started in 1997 and it has been producing the highest quality, hand-crafted, American made fishing rods ever since. This is a process that only a handful of rod manufacturing companies can testify to practicing and we are proud to

  7. D.O.A. Fishing Lures
    D.O.A fishing lures are by far the most realistic soft-plastic bait that crosses over from Saltwater to Freshwater. Developed by hard-core fishermen, they offer you an unfair advantage. All of our baits are impregnated with freeze dried farm raised

  8. Tackle Crafters

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Top Stuart Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Chaos Inshore Fishing Charters
    Do you want action packed inshore fishing adventure? Come fish with Captain Jonathan Earhart of Chaos Inshore Fishing Charters for a catch of a LIFETIME!!! Located in Stuart, Jensen Beach, and the Beautiful Florida Keys! Call now (772) 341 2274.

  2. Captain Charlie's Fish Tales Charters
    Light tackle inshore fishing charters out of Fort Pierce, Florida for redfish, snook and trout. Fishing along the mangroves and islands of the Indian River.

  3. Reel Busy Charters
    When considering a Florida Charter fishin destination you gotta consider Stuart Florida, Sailfish Capital of the World ! Located in the heart of the Treasure Coast between the Palm Beaches and Ft. Pierce, Stuart is South Florida's best kept secre

  4. Wet-n-Wild Sportfishing
    Wet-n-Wild offers full day Gulfstream trips, full day, 3/4 day, 1/2 day Inshore trips, Shark fishing and sightseeing trips to some of the most productive fishing waters in the world. We provide all tackle, bait, and ice as well as plenty of fun. Capt

  5. Little Adam Fishing Charters
    For Offshore Fishing Beyond Your Wildest Dreams on Florida's Treasure Coast

  6. DayMaker Fishing Charters
    DayMaker Fishing Charters provides inshore fishing charters out of St. Lucie Inlet in Stuart, Florida and offshore across the Gulfstream and in the Bahamas.

  7. My Other Honey Sport Fishing

  8. Port St Lucie Fishing Charters
    With a 20 foot flats boat and a 24 center console we fish ether the river or offshore

  9. Lady Stuart Deep Sea Fishing
    Our experienced & award-winning crew on the Lady Stuart I Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat will take you offshore to their favorite spots off the St. Lucie Inlet in Martin County, where you are bound to make some great catches. Plus, you'll get the MO

  10. Flatlined Charters
    Flatlined Charters offering 1/2, 3/4, and full day inshore and offshore charters.

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Top Stuart Marinas

  1. River Park Marina
    Amenities include: Birding, boat ramp, canoe access, fishing, hiking trail, picnic tables, playground, restroom, grill, pavilion, and fishing docks.

  2. Pirates Cove Resort & Marina
    As a sport fishing paradise, Stuart has earned a reputation as the “Sailfish Capital of the World”. Pirate’s Cove Resort’s marina is the perfect match for those seeking a sport fishing or boating adventure in South Florida.

  3. Sunset Bay Marina & Anchorage
    Nestled on the sparkling deep waters of the St. Lucie River in Stuart, the new 198 slip marina with fuel dock and two pump-outs offers 69 moorings .

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Latest Fishing Spots






Common Atlantic Grenadier

Coral Scorpionfish

Midwater Scorpionfish

Red Lionfish

Naked Sole

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Buoy Conditions

Station 41114 - Fort Pierce, FL (134)
May 25, 2022 2:26 pm EDT
Location: 27.551N 80.217W
Significant Wave Height: 3.0 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 5 sec
Average Period: 4.3 sec
Mean Wave Direction: E (97°)
Water Temperature: 75.6°F (24.2°C)

Current Moon Phase

Waning Crescent Moon

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