Key Biscayne Fishing Charters

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What are the best fishing charters in Key Biscayne?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 96 trips in Key Biscayne, and the most popular trips in the area are Open Ocean Big Game - 42' Sea Ray guided by Bryan, Iguana Hunt/Peacock Bass Combo guided by Michael, and Key Largo Adventure guided by Andrew.

Our guides in Key Biscayne are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 7327 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Plantation.

What types of fishing charters are common in Key Biscayne?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Key Biscayne as well as nearshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Key Biscayne are: 1. mahi mahi, 2. amberjack, 3. blacktip shark, and 4. gag grouper.

The most common fishing techniques in Key Biscayne are trolling, bottom fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but light tackle fishing and kite fishing are popular as well.

How much do Key Biscayne fishing charters cost?

in Key Biscayne prices can range anywhere from $175 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Key Biscayne is $1,049. The average price for a full day trip in Key Biscayne is $1,193.

What month is best for fishing in Key Biscayne?

The most popular season for fishing in Key Biscayne is spring, and most anglers book their trips 25 days in advance.

Do I need a Key Biscayne fishing license and what are the bag limits in Key Biscayne?

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Key Biscayne don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. For freshwater trips, you’ll still need to purchase a license. See here for more information on fishing licenses, bag limits, and fishing season regulations in Key Biscayne. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

Key Biscayne Fishing Overview

Key Biscayne, known as the ""Island Paradise,"" is a prime destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a world-class experience. From the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay to the depths of the Atlantic, Key Biscayne offers a diverse range of fishing opportunities. The bay is characterized by grassy flats, which provide a habitat for a variety of inshore fish species, including Redfish, Permit, Bonefish, Mackerel, Jacks, Snook, Sharks, and Tarpon. The reefs at the edge of the bay also offer a generous serving of Snappers, Groupers, Cobia, Barracuda, Hogfish, and more.

For offshore fishing, Key Biscayne is in an ideal location, with the Gulf Stream just a few miles out. Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Kingfish are common catches nearer to shore, while Blackfin Tuna, Swordfish, Sailfish, and Blue and White Marlin offer a thrilling challenge for more experienced anglers.

Inshore trips can be as short as a couple of hours, making it a great family activity. For offshore fishing, a full day on the water is recommended. All fishing charters in Key Biscayne come with fishing licenses covered for all on board, and professional guides are knowledgeable about the latest size and bag limits. Key Biscayne fishing charters are equipped to provide a variety of adventures for all types of fishing enthusiasts.

Key Biscayne Inshore Fishing

Minutes away from the loud city blocks is one of the largest and most biodiverse open water inshore fisheries on Florida's Atlantic coast. Biscayne Bay stretches from North Miami all the way down to Elliot Key close to the Southern Glades. It is impossible to fish all of this water in a year, much less a single day. Luckily, our Miami fishing charters know all the best spots. Throughout Biscayne Bay there are numerous islands, flats, cuts, canals, and channels. Here is where you'll find monster snook, permit, bonefish, redfish, and more. If you can stand the heat of summer, you'll have a chance at catching a tarpon. These Silver Kings hang out in channels, flats, and around bridge pilings as they fill up on schooling Menhaden and other baitfish.

Key Biscayne Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Only a short trip from the dock there are hundreds of reefs, wrecks, and shallow structure, all teeming with life. Reef & wreck trips are excellent for taking the family out because you can catch a variety of fish species with a relatively laid back fishing style. Fishing shallow structure can produce grouper, snapper, triggerfish, jacks, and an assortment of other reef fish.

Trolling deep offshore waters gives you the opportunity to target massive pelagic species. The Gulf Stream is an ocean current that has become well known among anglers for holding giant fish. In Key Biscayne the Gulf Stream is closer to shore than usual. Since it runs so close to shore, fish that usually require extended trips to reach prime fishing grounds can be found on just a day trip. Running out to deep bluewater means taking a shot at tuna, sailfish, mahi-mahi, wahoo, and billfish. Serious anglers come from all over to take advantage of the offshore opportunities in Key Biscayne. The blue marlin bite comes on strong in the summer months followed by the swordfish and sailfish in the winter. With mahi-mahi, tuna, and wahoo biting year-round, there’s always giant fish to be caught.

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Popular Types of Fishing In Key Biscayne, FL

The most common types of fishing charters in Key Biscayne, Florida are deep sea fishing charters, flats fishing charters, and backcountry fishing charters.

Deep sea fishing charters take you out to the open ocean where you can catch big game fish like sailfish, marlin, and tuna. Flats fishing charters take you to the shallow waters where you can catch bonefish, permit, and tarpon. Backcountry fishing charters take you to the mangrove islands where you can catch snook, redfish, and trout.

If you're looking for a Key Biscayne fishing charter, some popular landmarks that the charters visit include the Cape Florida Lighthouse and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.

No matter which type of fishing charter you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience in Key Biscayne.

The Best Places To Fish In Key Biscayne, FL

Key Biscayne, Florida is a prime destination for fishing enthusiasts. With its crystal-clear waters and diverse marine life, there are plenty of great spots to cast a line. Here are some of the best places to fish in Key Biscayne, whether you're looking to go on a fishing charter or just fish from shore:

1. Crandon Park Fishing Pier - This pier is a popular spot for both locals and tourists, offering easy access to a variety of fish species including snapper, tarpon, and grouper.

2. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park - This park is home to some of the best shore fishing in Key Biscayne, with opportunities to catch snook, redfish, and more.

3. Fowey Rocks - This reef system is a great spot for anglers looking to catch larger game fish like sailfish and marlin. Fishing charters often frequent this area.

4. Stiltsville - This historic fishing village is now a popular spot for anglers looking to catch snapper, grouper, and other reef fish.

5. Bear Cut Preserve - This area is known for its shallow flats, making it a great spot for fly fishing enthusiasts looking to catch bonefish and permit.

Whether you're a seasoned angler or just looking to try your hand at fishing, Key Biscayne has plenty of options for you. Consider booking a fishing charter to make the most of your experience.

Other Things To Do In Key Biscayne, FL

While Key Biscayne fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy in this beautiful Florida city. Take a trip to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and explore the historic lighthouse or relax on the beach. For a more active adventure, rent a bike and ride along the scenic bike paths or hit the tennis courts at the Crandon Park Tennis Center. If you're looking for a unique experience, visit the Miami Seaquarium and swim with dolphins or take a glass-bottom boat tour. And don't forget to indulge in the delicious seafood at any of the local restaurants. Key Biscayne has something for everyone, whether you're a fishing enthusiast or not.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Bryan was absolutely amazing! He was great company and really really knows his stuff! I would 100% recommend this dude for anybody that either lives in Florida or who is just coming down to Miami to visit! Chill and very great personality, 10 outta 10!!!

    Matthew D. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Bill's boat was immaculate. He accommodated my special request on short notice and made my trip outstanding. Very experienced captain, he knew the waterways like the back of his hand, and was passionate about fishing.

    Christopher M. with Bill R. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Incredible experience, captain Bryan knows how to catch fish and knows where the local giants are hiding. We cought a massive 300lb sand shark and several other species, captain was generious in sharing his knowlegde and experience with us and his loyal co-captain Tilly (chihuahua) made us feel welcome and made sure we had fun. I'd reccomend cap Bryan to anyone loking to CATCH fish in Miami waters!

    Bosko S. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time with captain Bryan! Highly recommend booking with him!

    Shawn B. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic trip overall! Captain Brian was so welcoming and fun, we caught huge fish and had a blast! Even the 5 year old with us loved it, he had plenty of water for us and a great clean bathroom on the boat. He made sure we had fun and we loved it. Will definitely be booking again when possible! Highly recommend.

    Rokhshana Z. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Dude was awesome. First charter captain canceled on us. Andrew picked us up, and we will be fishing again!

    Andrew F. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    5/5 stars! These guys were knowledgeable, professional and great to spend time on the boat with. We ended up catching a massive bull shark, we will be back for more!

    Kaden R. with Anthony D. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★

    David L. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    My trip was canceled Ron

    Santy S. with Brian L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Leo is the best guide for a real sport fishing day. He knows the spots and what the fish want. I recommand Leo 200%.

    J-F L. with Leo L. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Fred was awesome! Would highly recommend!

    Steven A. with Fred D. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Brian was great! In Shore was perfect for our family

    Cindy M. with Brian L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Brett was accommodating for me and my two kids. Very knowledgeable and professional. Will go back again. We caught tons of fish!

    Leslie L. with Brett I. of Plantation, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Britt was great! By far the most knowledgeable fishing guide we have ever had. Ask to target peacock bass and on my third cast had one in the boat. In total we put 50+ fish in the boat in 6hrs. Had a great time, Thanks captain Britt!

    Jeffrey B. with Brett I. of Plantation, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Bryan was great! He was very helpful, insightful, friendly and overall a great guide. We would 10/10 recommend!

    Matthew M. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Charles is the MAN. Can't ask for much more when it comes to a fishing charter. Took us to all the hot spots he knows about. Kept fresh bait on our lines from start to finish. Good music playing. And most importantly just a good wholesome dude who's easy to get along with and happy to help us! Would recommend to anyone trying to catch some fish while in the area!

    Scott O. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I booked this trip for my husband and grandson. We didn't want a large group trip, so this one was perfect. Capt Joey and I spoke several times and he was quick to respond with any answers I had. He was knowledgeable, helpful, and ensured my guys had a great trip! I would recommend him highly, with no hesitations. If you want a small, intimate trip into the Everglades, this is the way to go!!!

    Gerald H. with Joey R. of Homestead, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a blast Iguana hunting with Mike. He did a great job and knew exactly where to take us. Ended the day with 23. 5 star review and would highly recommend him.

    Ryan S. with Michael O. of Plantation, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome time on this charter. Super fun time with a crew that definitely knows their way around a boat . Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a fun day catching some fish

    William W. with Mike M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Bryan was great! Had an absolute blast and caught great fish!

    PJ A. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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