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Miami Beach Mixed Bag

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28 ft 1 - 5 People $$
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Fishing in Miami Beach

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Luxury Off Shore Full Day Deep Sea Fishing

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55 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Pompano Beach

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Quick Fish Whack

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1 - 6 People $
Fishing in Hillsboro Beach

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hillsboro Beach

Pompano Beach Full Day

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Miami

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

Miami Premier Fishing

100% (2)
45 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Pompano Beach

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Full Day Offshore - 53' Hatteras

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53 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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More Spanish Mackerel Fishing Charters Near Miami Beach, Fl

Fishing in Key Biscayne
Fishing in Key Biscayne
Fishing in Key Biscayne
trip description for Half or Full Day Offshore - 22' Epic in Key Biscayne

Head offshore with Captain Raul for an epic half or full day adventure off Miami Beach. The beauty of the Miami beach fishery is its crazy close proximity to the deep water. While most fishing destinations require a full day aboard the boat in order to get far enough offshore, in Miami, you can easily hook into some tasty and large sportfish on a half-day adventure. Going out for a full day, however, gives you enough time to reach really deep fishing spots and go after the biggest, fastest fish out there. Some of your targets can be Swordfish, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, and more. Your fishing equipment is fully covered by the captain, so all you need to bring are you favorite snacks and drinks, and Captain Raul will take care of the rest! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Key Biscayne

Half Or Full Day Offshore - 22' Epic

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Daily Drift Fishing Trips in Fort Lauderdale

On this shared trip you'll be join other guests on board for our daily reef fishing trip out of Fort Lauderdale. We fish this trip every day aboard our large 85ft party fishing boat on a 4 hour trip. We fish out in the ocean on the reefs offshore of Fort Lauderdale, bottom fishing for all the good eating reef fish such as snappers, groupers, porgies, grunts, jacks, triggerfish and more. Catch fish and have fun on an all-inclusive trip with captain and deckhands that will help you during the trip with the fishing. Trip includes all the gear, bait, tackle, licenses, rods/reels and coolers with ice. Deckhands are there with you to help you in using the equipment and catching the fish. They can teach you if you don't have experience. We're targeting numbers of fish over size of fish on this trip to maximize action for everyone and we usually do quite well. It's still fishing but even on slow days most people bring home a few. Whatever you catch is yours to keep and when we get back to the dock, our deckhands offer free fish cleaning and we have fish bags and ice for you to take your fish home. Our techniques are either drift fishing or anchor fishing, both are very similar forms of bottom fish fishing. We are using cut bait such as squid, ballyhoo and sardines and all this is provided. We're fishing about a mile offshore where it starts to get deep and we fish the reefs, wrecks, patch reefs, buoys and current edges where we know the fish are. We've been doing this for over 40 years in the same location and we fish every single day on the same schedule. Give us a try and we'd love to have you out with us. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Daily Drift Fishing Trips

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85 ft 1 - 15 People $
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Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

#1 Family & Friends Sport Fishing

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
trip description for Full Day Offshore - 53' Hatteras in Pompano Beach

This full day trip is for those who want to experience all that Captain John has to offer! This trip gives you the ultimate freedom to do as many different kinds of fishing as you want. You'll go after a range of big game fish, the longer spent on the water, the better your chance of reeling a big one in. Captain John and his experienced team have traveled the deep dark ends of the sea for the most coveted awards, the biggest game fish... the trophy winners. Now, they are here to offer friends, family and thrill-seekers a great voyage on the high seas aboard their exceptional 53' Hatteras Convertible. Enjoy this full-day charter, fully equipped with the latest fishing tackle and loaded for comfort. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Full Day Offshore - 53' Hatteras

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53 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
trip description for Miami Premier Fishing in Miami

Captain John is located at the exciting Bayside Marketplace and Marina right in the heart of downtown Miami and just 5 minutes away from South Beach (just over MacArthur Causeway). Fish the Waters of Miami and Key Biscayne for some of the world's most prized sport fish! These trips are fantastic because there is only a short run to the fishing grounds. The water gets deep two miles offshore as you pass South Beach and Key Biscayne just off Miami. This means that you can still expect to chase down Sailfish, Kingfish, Blackfin Tuna, and other species on a short trip. The boat offers all types of tackle, from ultra-light to monster tackle. Everything is supplied for your trip except catering (beverages and/or food). Catering is easily arranged when you place your reservation. The boat features a fighting chair, rocket launcher, outriggers, and a large bait well. For your comfort in the air-conditioned saloon, there is a 32" flat-screen TV, stereo, comfortable seating with head and galley, and stateroom down. Your guide, Captain John, has been fishing the local and Bahamian waters for over thirty years, and he will ensure you have a pleasant trip. Bayside Marketplace, our place of departure, is in the heart of renovated downtown Miami and the Mall is host to the Hard Rock Cafe, Hooters, and a myriad of cafes and boutiques. From this dock, it is a short and interesting ride to the ocean past cruise ships at Dodge Island and million-dollar homes that are dotted around the channels and cuts. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

Miami Premier Fishing

100% (2)
45 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Hillsboro Beach
Fishing in Hillsboro Beach
Fishing in Hillsboro Beach
trip description for Pompano Beach Full Day in Hillsboro Beach

Captain Robert operates his charters out of Pompano Beach, FL, offering half and full-day adventures going after the area’s endless mix of big, tasty fish. Drop your lines around the reefs to reel in Snappers and Triggerfish or set your sights even higher and go after big game pelagics. Whatever you target, you’re in for a lot of fun and some hard-fought battles in these deep, warm waters. You’ll be fishing aboard his recently refirbish 1987 Topaz Sportfish powered by twin 420 HP Caterpillar motors! She’s no slow coach, that’s for sure! At 38ft long, the boat boasts a fullly furnished cabin area and spacious back deck so your group can fish and relax in comfort. The seafloor drops so quickly in this area that it takes less than half an hour to reach the fishing grounds. Once you get there, what you target is up to you. You’ll be given quality Penn and Shimano tackle to match your target species, so no fish is too big! So you can motor out for a few hours on the reef or stay out all day to battle Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and even Sailfish. You can also head out at night, hitting the reef lines under the cover of darkness to take on the monster bottom fish that show up when the sun goes down. Whatever you do on your trip, you can rely on Captain Robert’s 25 years of local guiding experience to make your day special. He provides all rods, reels, tackle, and lures, as well as fishing licenses for everyone onboard. Just bring sunscreen, sunglasses, food and drinks, and plenty of energy for the day ahead. With all the fish pulling, you’re going to need it! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hillsboro Beach

Pompano Beach Full Day

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Other Trips in Miami Beach

Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Biscayne Bay Flats Frenzy in Miami Beach

Hop on board with Captain Ryan and prepare for an action packed South Florida fishing adventure! Providing conditions similar to the Florida Keys, Miami is a perfect spot to find the elusive Bonefish and other picture-worthy species not too far from a big city. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Ryan will take you into the Biscayne Bay inshores to go after Bonefish, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, and Redfish. You'll be using light tackle to attract these sought after fish. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced fisher, Captain Ryan will take you to the prime spots and give you some helpful pointers. Captain Robert will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need is a valid Florida fishing license as well as some food and drinks. Come visit Miami and have a super fun time on the water with Captain Ryan! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Biscayne Bay Flats Frenzy

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22 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Miami Beach Sportfishing Trip in Miami Beach

Sportfishing here in Miami Beach is a unique experience unlike any other. Captain Ethan and his crew know the area and know how to make your trip enjoyable and memorable. His sportfishing charters offer plenty of opportunities to catch and keep your fish, if you so desire! Ethan and his crew can even clean your catch and suggest nearby restaurants that will cook it up for you. Charters launch from the Miami Beach Marina and traverse the area between Ft. Lauderdale and Key Largo. However, if the fishing report states a much wider range, Captain Ethan will go as far as 30 miles offshore. His goal is to give you the best sportfishing experience possible—each and every trip. Some of the fish regularly caught on these trips include Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Kingfish, Tuna, Sharks, Blackfin Tuna, and Wahoo. However, an unexpected blue or white Marlin may show its face in the spread, when an experienced angler knows you never know what to expect. While a few fish are catch and release only, you can keep much of what you catch—depending on size. Our crew will keep you up to date with the current information. A day of sport fishing is something you will never forget! All equipment is provided, but you are welcome to use your own if you prefer. Please bring your own snacks and drinks for the trip as well as a tip for the deckhands! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Sportfishing Trip

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33 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Inshore Charter - 22' Pathfinder in Miami Beach

Join Captain David for an exciting fishing charter right here in Miami Beach! You'll be fishing on board his Pathfinder bay boat, which is equipped with a 150 Yamaha, Power Poles, and Motor Guide Auto-Pilot trolling motor. This boat also has 30 and 35-gallon live wells that keep bait like mullet, shrimp, pilchards, herring, pinfish, and ballyhoo frisky all day long. During bay trips, Captain David will target Tarpon in multiple settings, along with Snook, Snapper, Sharks, Barracudas, Jacks, and a variety of other species. If you catch any tasty fish, Captain David will gladly fillet your catch for you at the dock. On the day of your charter, remember to bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, and food and drinks. Get out there and have a blast! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Inshore Charter - 22' Pathfinder

100% (3)
22 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Tarpon Trip - 22' Pathfinder in Miami Beach

South Florida Inshore Charters is located in sunny South Florida and is run by Captain David. They welcome people of all ages from the novice angler to a seasoned old salt.  So Come Join Captain David on his loaded 2012 Pathfinder with a 150 Yamaha, Power Pole, and Motor Guide Auto-Pilot trolling motor with a 30 and 35 gallon live well to keep those mullet, shrimp, pilchards, herring, pinfish and ballyhoo frisky all day long. The boat is as versatile an inshore vessel as you can find with a draft of 12inches but yet big enough to fish the reef comfortably with the seas 2ft or less. For these Tarpon trips you will do a mix of sight fishing and drift fishing for these Silver Kings. Explore the Flats, Bays and Surf for rolling fish, or bust it to the channels to wait for them to swim by. Both are awesome techniques and result in big fish! On the day of the charter be sure to bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, food and drinks Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Tarpon Trip - 22' Pathfinder

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22 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Key Biscayne
Fishing in Key Biscayne
Fishing in Key Biscayne
trip description for Half Day Inshore - 22' Epic in Key Biscayne

You'll be fishing inshore in the Biscayne Bay National Park. Fish you can catch include Snook, Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, and many more. This is a great trip for all beginners or anglers who want to perfect their fly fishing abilities. Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Key Biscayne

Half Day Inshore - 22' Epic

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Key Biscayne
Fishing in Key Biscayne
Fishing in Key Biscayne
trip description for Half or Full Day Offshore - 22' Epic in Key Biscayne

Head offshore with Captain Raul for an epic half or full day adventure off Miami Beach. The beauty of the Miami beach fishery is its crazy close proximity to the deep water. While most fishing destinations require a full day aboard the boat in order to get far enough offshore, in Miami, you can easily hook into some tasty and large sportfish on a half-day adventure. Going out for a full day, however, gives you enough time to reach really deep fishing spots and go after the biggest, fastest fish out there. Some of your targets can be Swordfish, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, and more. Your fishing equipment is fully covered by the captain, so all you need to bring are you favorite snacks and drinks, and Captain Raul will take care of the rest! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Key Biscayne

Half Or Full Day Offshore - 22' Epic

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Miami Beach Mixed Bag in Miami Beach

Half-day offshore fishing charters are a great way to get some quality fishing in just 4 hours. We stick closer to shore on the half-day trips to maximize your fishing time. Half-day charters run from 7 am - 11 am or 2 pm - 6 pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday. And for our full-day fishing charters, we go wherever the fish are biting! Full-day charters run from 7 am - 3 pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Captain Daniel will provide all the gear, rods, tackle, ice, and water for your trip, so all you need to pack is your lunch/snacks and your sun protection (hats, glasses, sunscreen) and Captain Daniel will make sure you're well taken care of! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Mixed Bag

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28 ft 1 - 5 People $$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Swordfish Trip - 28’ World Cat in Miami Beach

Join Captain Daniel for a full day pursuing Swordfish, the sea monsters famed for their elusive behavior and epic fights on the hook. Swordfish are a bucket-list fish, so this offshore adventure promises to be a great time. Captain Daniel will use his extensive experience to try and hook you the fight of your life! The 28' World Cat Catamaran is powered by twin 450HP Yamaha engines and comes equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, a live bait well and an ice box. Take a smooth ride in the picturesque waters of South Florida before the action starts! Captain Daniel will provide all the gear, rods, tackle, ice, and water for your trip, so all you need to pack is your lunch/snacks and your sun protection (hats, glasses, sunscreen). Captain Daniel will make sure you're well taken care of! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Swordfish Trip - 28’ World Cat

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28 ft 1 - 5 People $$$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Miami Beach Fishing in Miami Beach

Based out of Miami Beach, Captain Leo is your top choice for light tackle sportfishing in South Florida. Captain Leo offers some of the best Miami fishing around! We are equipped to give you a fishing experience of a lifetime and will go the extra mile to ensure your success. Children and families are welcome, and we encourage anglers of all skill levels to join us for a great day of Miami fishing. Captain Leo can pick you up at a bunch of different launches so whichever is most convenient for you just let us know! Haulover Boat Ramp, 15600 Collins Avenue North Miami, FL 33154 Watson Island Boat Ramp, 1050 MacArthur Cswy Miami, FL 33123 Crandon Bait and Tackle, 4000 Crandon Blvd Key Biscayne, FL 33149 Black Point Marina, 24775 87th Ave Homestead, FL 33032 Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Fishing

100% (1)
20 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Tarpon and Snook Trip in Miami Beach

Based out of Miami Beach, Captain Leo is your top choice for light tackle sportfishing in South Florida. Captain Leo specializes in wrestling with Tarpon and Snook—the king and queen of the Florida inshore! Nothing makes him more excited than getting his clients hooked up with these epic fish. His charter is equipped to give you a fishing experience of a lifetime and will go the extra mile to ensure your success. This trip is a little more action-oriented, but children and families are still welcome, and we encourage anglers of all skill levels to join Captain Leo to feel the power of a full-grown Tarpon, you won't soon forget it!! Captain Leo provides everything for your charter from rods and reels, to ice and water. All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and other soft drinks, and your sun protection. Polarized sunglasses can be a huge help as well! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Tarpon And Snook Trip

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20 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Miami Fishing Mayhem! in Miami Beach

It only takes six minutes to reach the ocean from Captain Chad's dock and most of the fish we catch are within two miles offshore. Miami's warm Gulf Stream waters produce fish all year round, including Sailfish, Wahoo, Dolphin, Kingfish, Tuna, Amberjack, Barracuda and Sharks. The "OLD HAT" is a custom 43ft completely redone in 2004 with brand new Cummins QSM11 engines total of 1300 horsepower which makes it the quickest charter boat in the fleet cutting down the time to the fishing grounds. The boat is clean and very spacious with plenty of seating up on the bridge and downstairs in the cockpit, equipped with a new custom Release fighting chair, Livewell, Fishbox, Radar, Sonar, top of the line tackle it is truly a fishing machine. Captain Chad will provide all the fishing tackle including Shimano reels on custom rods. Everything is provided and comes fully loaded aboard thee "OLD HAT" this way all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks and your sun protection. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Fishing Mayhem!

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43 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
trip description for Offshore Big Game Trip in Miami

Launch with Captain Bryan to chase down Miami's offshore big game on this private charter for up to 6 guests! Please note that the full day 8 hour trips require a 1 hour travel time to and from the fishing grounds offshore, but the fishing is well worth the wait! You will be fishing aboard Captain Bryan's 36’ Yellowfin center console powered with (3) 275hp Mercury Vetados. You won't be ripping it to Bimini on this 5-hour adventure, but you will be getting out to the fishing grounds as quickly as possible! Miami is known for its outstanding populations of Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Mackerel, Amberjack, and Grouper. All of which require a slightly different technique or location to catch so make sure you tell your captain what species you'd like to target most! The price includes your captain, mate, boat, fuel, live bait, dead bait, fishing licenses, all necessary tackle, bottled waters and ice. Feel free to bring any food or drinks you want. Alcohol and glass bottles are perfectly fine too! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

Offshore Big Game Trip

100% (15)
36 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Miami Beach spanish mackerel fishing charter

What are the best spanish mackerel fishing charters in Miami Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 11 spanish mackerel trips in Miami Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Miami Beach Mixed Bag guided by Daniel and Luxury off shore full day deep sea fishing guided by Ralph.

Our guides in Miami Beach are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2529 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 Spanish Mackerel charter include Pompano Beach, Miami and Key Biscayne.

Looking for kid friendly spanish mackerel guides / fishing lessons in Miami Beach? Check out our beginner and family friendly spanish mackerel guides in Miami Beach.

What types of spanish mackerel fishing charters are common in Miami Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for spanish mackerel in Miami Beach as well as nearshore fishing, jetty fishing, and inshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Miami Beach are heavy tackle fishing, bottom fishing, and trolling but live bait fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Miami Beach spanish mackerel fishing charters cost?

for spanish mackerel in Miami Beach prices can range anywhere from an affordable $69 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for spanish mackerel in Miami Beach is $663. The average price for a full day trip for spanish mackerel in Miami Beach is $1,554.

What month is best for spanish mackerel fishing in Miami Beach?

The most popular season for spanish mackerel fishing in Miami Beach is spring, and most anglers book their trips 28 days in advance.

Do I need a Miami Beach fishing license for spanish mackerel and what are the bag limits for spanish mackerel in Miami Beach?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Miami Beach don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Miami Beach.

What is spanish mackerel fishing in Miami Beach all about?

Spanish mackerel, known for their fast-paced action and delicious meat, are a popular target for anglers in Miami Beach. These sleek and predatory fish can be found in the nearshore and offshore waters of Miami Beach, particularly around reefs, jetties, and other structures where baitfish congregate. Spanish mackerel are known for their aggressive strikes, making them an exciting catch for anglers of all skill levels.

One effective method for targeting Spanish mackerel in Miami Beach is trolling with small spoons, plugs, or feathered lures. Anglers often cover a large area of water by trolling along weed lines, current edges, or offshore structures where Spanish mackerel are known to congregate. By varying the trolling speed and depth, anglers can mimic the movement of fleeing baitfish and entice strikes from these voracious predators.

Another popular technique for Spanish mackerel fishing in Miami Beach is casting with light tackle from piers, jetties, or the shoreline. Anglers can use small metal lures, jigs, or even live baitfish to imitate the appearance and movement of the Spanish mackerel's preferred prey. Casting into areas with schools of baitfish or where Spanish mackerel are actively feeding can increase the likelihood of enticing strikes. With their impressive speed and tenacious fighting ability, landing a trophy-sized Spanish mackerel in the waters off Miami Beach promises an exhilarating fishing experience for anglers.

What are the most popular months to fish for spanish mackerel fishing in Miami Beach?

Spanish mackerel can be found in the waters around Miami Beach throughout the year, but their abundance and behavior can vary depending on the season. Spring and summer are generally considered prime seasons for targeting Spanish mackerel in Miami Beach. As the water temperatures warm up during these months, Spanish mackerel become more active and move into shallower waters near reefs, jetties, and other structures to feed.

During the spring months, Spanish mackerel migrate closer to shore in search of prey, making them more accessible to anglers fishing from boats, piers, or the shoreline. Anglers can often find them in nearshore waters, particularly around areas with strong currents or abundant baitfish. Summer sees a continuation of this trend, with Spanish mackerel remaining plentiful and actively feeding in the warm coastal waters off Miami Beach. Anglers targeting Spanish mackerel during these seasons can expect fast-paced action and exhilarating battles as they reel in these speedy and aggressive fish.

While spring and summer are peak seasons for Spanish mackerel in Miami Beach, these fish can still be encountered during the fall and winter months, albeit with reduced abundance and activity levels. As water temperatures cool, Spanish mackerel may migrate to deeper offshore waters or follow baitfish schools to warmer areas. However, dedicated anglers who know where to look and how to adapt their techniques can still find success in targeting Spanish mackerel year-round in the waters off Miami Beach.

What techniques are popular for catching spanish mackerel in Miami Beach?

When it comes to targeting Spanish mackerel in Miami Beach, anglers have several effective techniques at their disposal. One popular method is trolling with small spoons, plugs, or feathered lures. Anglers often cover a large area of water by trolling along weed lines, current edges, or offshore structures where Spanish mackerel are known to congregate. By varying the trolling speed and depth, anglers can mimic the movement of fleeing baitfish and entice strikes from these voracious predators.

Another productive technique for Spanish mackerel fishing in Miami Beach is casting with light tackle from piers, jetties, or the shoreline. Anglers can use small metal lures, jigs, or even live baitfish to imitate the appearance and movement of the Spanish mackerel's preferred prey. Casting into areas with schools of baitfish or where Spanish mackerel are actively feeding can increase the likelihood of enticing strikes. Anglers should be prepared for the blistering runs and acrobatic leaps that Spanish mackerel are known for, adding to the excitement of the catch.

Chumming can also be an effective tactic for attracting Spanish mackerel to an area and encouraging them to feed. Anglers can use a mixture of ground-up fish or commercial chum products to create a scent trail in the water, drawing Spanish mackerel closer to the boat or shore. Once Spanish mackerel are attracted to the chum slick, anglers can cast bait or lures into the feeding frenzy to entice strikes. By employing a combination of trolling, casting, and chumming techniques, anglers can increase their chances of hooking into Spanish mackerel and enjoy an exhilarating fishing experience in the waters off Miami Beach.

What other species are popular in Miami Beach?

Aside from Spanish mackerel, Miami Beach offers anglers a wide variety of other species to target, ensuring diverse and exciting fishing opportunities. One popular catch among local fishermen is the snook, prized for its tenacious fighting ability and popularity among anglers. Snook can be found in a variety of habitats, including mangrove-lined shorelines, bridges, and estuaries. Anglers targeting snook often use live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures like jigs or soft plastics, to entice strikes. Snook fishing requires patience and skill, as these elusive predators are known for their selective feeding habits and ability to evade capture.

Another sought-after species in Miami Beach is the tarpon, revered for its massive size and impressive aerial displays. Tarpon are commonly found in nearshore and offshore waters, particularly around bridges, channels, and flats. Anglers often target tarpon by sight fishing with live bait or artificial lures, as well as by drift fishing with live mullet or crabs. Hooking into a tarpon promises an adrenaline-pumping battle, as these powerful fish are known for their long runs and acrobatic leaps.

In addition to snook and tarpon, Miami Beach waters are home to a variety of other sought-after species, including grouper, mahi-mahi, and wahoo. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or the shoreline, anglers can explore the diverse habitats and fishing grounds around Miami Beach to pursue their preferred species. With its abundant marine life and scenic coastal vistas, Miami Beach offers anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to reel in a memorable catch and enjoy the thrill of fishing in this vibrant coastal paradise.

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    Great experience on the boat with David. Super patience and super knowledgable, hooked some giants and had a blast!

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    Great day on the water with Cap't David! We hooked up with tarpon all morning and had an absolute blast. Can't say enough good things!

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    Maurice and his son took 5 of us out and despite unusual 50 degree rainy weather in Miami we absolutely crushed it. Caught some kingfish, false albacore, and-the cherry on top-a beautiful sailfish. Maurice worked tirelessly to put us on fish and even stayed out a little longer than we should have to get us more bites. He runs a very clean operation and I’ll be back for more.

    Attison B. with Maurice Y. of Miami Beach, Florida

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