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Species Information

Scientific Name:Hemiramphus brasiliensis
Common Names:ballyhoo
Environment:Inshore, Nearshore
Ideal Temp:

About Ballyhoo

Ballyhoo Fishing

World Record:
# Fish Caught:58282 documented in database.
Earliest Record:1/1/1821 12:00:00 AM and located at 14.58300, -61.00000.
Latest Record:3/21/2024 8:57:40 PM and located at 26.86383, -80.05500.
Common Techniques:
Popular Lure Types:
Fishing Spots:2 Ballyhoo fishing spots.

Latest Ballyhoo Fishing Reports and Spots

Weekend Fishing Outlook (5/17-5/19/24) - 5/16/2024 2:04:54 PM

OFFSHORE- Overall another very good week of fishing offshore. Good dolphin fishing in the 500' range. Trolling small ballyhoo bonita strips and (View)

Weekend Fishing Outlook (For Weekend of 5/10-5/12/24) - 10/5/2012 5:28:00 PM

OFFSHORE- The good mix of springtime action continued this week offshore. Still a handful of dolphin reports coming in with a bulk of the dolphi (View)

Weekend Fishing Outlook (5/3-5/5/24) - 5/2/2024 8:05:01 AM

OFFSHORE- Another interesting week of weather; with a fairly decent forecast for the upcoming weekend. Dolphin fishing has been very good for th (View)

Weekend Fishing Outlook (3/22-3/24/24) - 3/21/2024 8:57:40 PM

OFFSHORE- After getting pretty lucky on the offshore weather last weekend (especially for small boaters) looks unfortunately like we return (View)

Weekend Fishing Outlook (3/15-3/17/24) - 3/14/2024 12:05:17 PM

OFFSHORE- Nice looking weather forecast headed into the weekend for a change! Fishing remained good offshore this week. Last Sunday and Monday t (View)

Weekend Fishing Outlook (3/1-3/3/24) - 2/29/2024 2:26:41 PM

OFFSHORE- Sailfish bite remains really good offshore. The big release numbers from last week tapered off just a bit; but overall multiple chance (View)

Pisces Sportfishing Report February 16 – 21 2024 - 2/23/2024 8:25:18 PM

"LA CHINGONA " a 46' Viking run by Captain Miguel and Mates Nestor and Pablo for anglers Adrien Stern Elisa Morcira Jacob Mustaklen Nikoloz Dar (View)

Pisces Fishing Report January 26th – February 1 2024 - 2/1/2024 6:00:00 PM

"BBII " a 37-ft. Billfish (2018) with Captain Osiel and Mate Joel took their clients to the La Brecha Bank where Anthony Luna Graham Hebson Jef (View)

December 30th Conventional and Fly fishing - 1/5/2024 8:48:50 AM

Today we have our good friends from Canada we had the great experience of doing some fly fishing fishing and some conventional fishing and this (View)

Sight casting live ballyhoo to hungry sailfish - 12/16/2023 10:16:28 AM

Now is the time that we find sailfish chasing schools … (View)