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Biscayne Bay gives Miami a remarkable combination of fishing options and vibrant city life.

For the saltwater fisherman, it’s pretty hard to beat Miami. With good fishing all year round and many different types of readily available water, this might be the place for your next fishing trip. In Miami, you can wade the flats for bonefish and permit, or head out to sea and chase swordfish, sailfish, mahi mahi, and even marlin. If that doesn’t suit you, spend a day cruising around the Florida Everglades, casting to snook, redfish, and rolling tarpon. Most of our guides have been fishing these waters for decades and have an intimate knowledge of the habits of each different species during different times of the year. The combination of prolific fishing grounds and knowledgeable guides will put you on your target species any day.

After fishing, there is tons to do in Miami. You won’t be wondering how to keep yourself busy during your days off the water. If you’re a fisherman and you go to Miami, we can promise that you’ll never get bored. It’s a fishing trip the whole family can get behind.

Basic Info
Weather
  • 74° 61° Dec-Feb
  • 79° 69° Mar-May
  • 89° 79° Jun-Aug
  • 84° 75° Sep-Nov
Waterways
Biscayne Bay, Atlantic Ocean
Licenses
Fishing license info here: here

The Catch

Top fish species to target in Miami, FL

Bonefish

Skittish, preferring the shallowest water, and with great eyesight, Bonefish are a challenging but rewarding pursuit.

Mahi-Mahi

Not related to the mammal, Dolphin have vibrant yellows and metalic blues and greens, especially when first caught

Marlin

With a spear like bill and big rigid dorsal fin, the Marlin is a prized sport fish. Think Old Man and the Sea.

Permit

Elusive and unforgiving, the permit is almond shaped with a unique tinge of yellow.

Redfish

Reddish color along the back and white on the belly, Redfish are known for the distinct eyespot on their tail.

Sailfish

Color dark blue on top, brown-blue laterally and silvery white underbelly. First dorsal fin greatly enlarged in the form of a sail with many black spots.

Snook

Prefer warmer water, put up a spirited fight, and have a delicate mild flavor.

Swordfish

One of the fastest and largest predators in the ocean, swordfish have a distinctive long flattened bill.

Tarpon

Tarpon have swimming since prehistoric time. They can reach sizes up to 8 feet and weigh up to 280 pounds. As fierce a fight as any fish.

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