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Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
trip description for Inshore Florida Fish Frenzy! in Pompano Beach

This is the perfect trip for anglers who want to enjoy some time on the Intracoastal Waterway targeting fish like Barracuda, Tarpon, Snook, Jacks, and Snapper. Rods, reels, light tackle, fishing license, cooler, ice, and bottled water are included. Live bait is available for an additional charge. Gratuity appreciated. This is always a good option when the waters are rough offshore. Interested in preserving your memories and mounting your trophy catches? Be sure to ask Captain Jonny for details. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Inshore Florida Fish Frenzy!

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1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
trip description for Offshore fishing in Miami

Launch out of Dinner Key with Captain Christopher for an epic day experiencing everything the Miami waters have to offer! Relax with Captain Chris, everything is always under control. His local knowledge & patience for finding the fish is unparalleled, (recently landing a 400 pound Blue Marlin) made a crew of 3 women memories for a lifetime! To make sure you have the best possible charter experience, Captain Christopher is ready and rearing to do any kind of fishing you'd like to do. Whether that's chasing Swords, kite fishing for Sails, deep dropping for Tilefish, jigging, or bottom fishing! He can even guide spearfishing adventures, though you'll have to bring your own gear for that. Captain Christopher has some secret honey holes where the Snapper bite is on rain or shine. So if all else fails, which is rarely the case, Captain Christopher will make sure you get back to the dock with a cooler full of fish! Captain Christophers' brand new Dusky Center Console is 29 feet from propellor to bow. The whole front of the boat is a padded lounge area, making this charter great for families and avid fishermen alike! Not to mention, she comes loaded with everything you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water from rods, reels, and tackle, to fishing licenses, ice, soft drinks and water! All you need to bring are some snacks and your shades, Captain Christopher will take care of the rest! One note is that you will get bait after meeting at the dock. You and Captain Chris can try and go out and catch the bait yourselves but it is also available for purchase. Captain Chris likes to tell his clients: "If time is of the essence, rather than burn time messing around catching bait, there are plenty of guys selling bait as we leave the dock and the 20-40$ is often well-spent cash head straight out to the bigger fish." But like everything else with Captain Chris, the decision is up to you! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

Offshore Fishing

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Catch, Clean, Cook Combo Trip in Fort Lauderdale

If you thought that you have to go 3, 4, or 5 hours offshore to catch the biggest, baddest pelagic predators, think again! On this trip with Captain Michael, you'll have the opportunity to chase offshore gamefish species such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna, all just a quick ride from the dock. All of these fish are hard fighters and a blast to catch, as well as tasting delicious, so whether you're hoping to catch an impressive trophy, fill your cooler, or both, this trip is for you! At the end of the trip, Captain Michael also offers to clean, fillet, and cook up your catch, so you can end your trip with a delicious meal of fresh-caught Wahoo, Mahi, or Tuna. You'll primarily be trolling for these fast, aggressive species. Keep your eyes on the rods, because when a fish hits that line, it's all you! Bring your A-game on this trip, because these fish know how to fight and will test your strength, stamina, and skill. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Michael's 31' Jupiter center console—a perfect vessel for these waters. She sports twin 300-HP Yamaha engines to get you out there in a hurry, plus all the best Garmin electronics, including an autopilot system, GPS, fishfinder, and more. Captain Michael will provide everything you need for a great day, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sunscreen, a pair of polarized sunglasses to help see the fish, and a cooler with your snacks and drinks. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Catch, Clean, Cook Combo Trip

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Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
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Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

Inshore Fishing

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28 ft 1 - 6 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 Homestead
Fishing in Homestead
Fishing in Homestead
trip description for Flats Fishing - 17' Maverick in Homestead

Head out with Captain Alex for an action-packed day of fly fishing in the Florida Atlantic inshores! Biscayne Bay is home to beautiful inshore flats where you can catch some of the prized fish that Florida is known for, all while just outside the city. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Alex will motor you on through Biscayne Bay and the Homestead inshores where you'll be fly fishing for sought-after fish including Bonefish, Permit, Redfish, Snook, and Tarpon. Part of what makes fly fishing for these species so exciting is the challenge of getting such elusive fish to bite. Accurate casts are almost always required, and the windy conditions of the Florida Keys only add to the challenge. While Captain Alex is happy to give you helpful instruction to accommodate your skill level, this trip is recommended for experienced fly fishers who go out on the water more than a few times a year. Captain Alex has a listing for this same trip with traditional rods and tackle that we recommend for those who aren't quite expert casters, and we guarantee it's just as much fun! For those experienced anglers who feel comfortable enough with their fly casting, Captain Alex outlines the skills you should have down with in his "About Your Guide" section. He also requests that anglers do some research on the aspects of fly fishing for Tarpon, Bonefish and Permit prior to this trip. Captain Alex is highly skilled and even the most experienced anglers will benefit from his instruction. It may take a bit of practice, but as Alex will tell you there's nothing more rewarding than landing one of these fish! You'll be aboard a 17' Maverick HPX-V with capacity for 2 anglers. Powered by a 115 HP Mercury engine, this maneuverable boat will have no problem letting you creep up and sight-cast on some fish even in hard-to-reach waters. It comes equipped with GPS, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Alex will even clean any keepers you catch to take home for a tasty meal. Captain Alex will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Alex and get ready to show off your skills! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Homestead

Flats Fishing - 17' Maverick

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1 - 2 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami Beach tarpon fishing charter

What are the best tarpon fishing charters in Miami Beach?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 26 tarpon trips in Miami Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Miami Beach Fishing Adventure guided by Maurice, Inshore Charter - 22' Pathfinder guided by David, and Tarpon and Snook Trip guided by Leo.

Our guides in Miami Beach are rated a 4.88 out of 5 based on 2549 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 Tarpon charter include Homestead, Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

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

What types of tarpon fishing charters are common in Miami Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for tarpon in Miami Beach as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Miami Beach are live bait fishing, light tackle fishing, and artificial lure fishing but drift fishing and sight casting are popular as well.

How much do Miami Beach tarpon fishing charters cost?

for tarpon in Miami Beach prices can range anywhere from about $600 to $1,250, but the average price for a half day trip for tarpon in Miami Beach is $722. The average price for a full day trip for tarpon in Miami Beach is $1,088.

What month is best for tarpon fishing in Miami Beach?

The most popular season for tarpon fishing in Miami Beach is spring, and most anglers book their trips 53 days in advance.

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

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Miami Beach 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 Miami Beach. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

What is tarpon fishing in Miami Beach all about?

In Miami Beach, Florida, tarpon fishing is a revered pursuit, drawing anglers from far and wide to test their skills against these iconic and powerful gamefish. Known for their incredible strength, acrobatic leaps, and impressive size, tarpon offer anglers an exhilarating challenge. Miami Beach is renowned for its tarpon fishing opportunities, with the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean providing prime habitat for these majestic creatures.

Tarpon can be found in the waters around Miami Beach year-round, but they are most abundant during the warmer months, from spring through fall. During this time, tarpon migrate along the coast in search of baitfish and suitable spawning grounds, presenting anglers with ample opportunities to target them. Miami Beach offers a variety of fishing options for tarpon enthusiasts, including flats fishing in the shallows, as well as trolling or live bait fishing near bridges, channels, and inlets where tarpon are known to congregate.

Anglers targeting tarpon in Miami Beach often use specialized techniques and tackle to handle these powerful fish. Live bait such as mullet, crabs, or pinfish is commonly used to entice strikes from tarpon, while artificial lures such as plugs, jigs, and flies can also be effective. Tarpon fishing requires patience, skill, and perseverance, but the reward of landing one of these majestic creatures is well worth the effort for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing experience in Miami Beach.

What are the most popular months to fish for tarpon in Miami Beach?

In Miami Beach, Florida, tarpon fishing seasons are influenced by various factors such as water temperature, baitfish migrations, and spawning behavior. Generally, the prime seasons for tarpon fishing in Miami Beach coincide with the warmer months, typically from late spring through early fall. During this time, tarpon migrate along the coast in search of baitfish and suitable spawning grounds, making them more accessible to anglers.

Spring and summer are considered peak seasons for tarpon fishing in Miami Beach, with the fish congregating in the shallows and nearshore waters to feed and spawn. Anglers have the best chance of encountering tarpon during these months, particularly in areas with abundant baitfish and favorable tidal conditions. As water temperatures rise, tarpon become more active and aggressive, providing anglers with thrilling battles and exciting opportunities to land these prized gamefish.

While spring and summer are the primary tarpon fishing seasons in Miami Beach, opportunities to catch these iconic fish can still be found throughout the year. Tarpon may remain in the area during the cooler months of fall and winter, particularly in warmer, deeper waters such as channels, inlets, and canals. With proper techniques and knowledge of seasonal patterns, anglers in Miami Beach can enjoy pursuing tarpon year-round for an unforgettable fishing experience along the Atlantic coast.

What techniques are popular for catching tarpon in Miami Beach?

Tarpon fishing in Miami Beach, Florida, demands specialized techniques and equipment due to the strength and agility of these iconic gamefish. One popular technique among anglers is live bait fishing, where natural baits such as mullet, crabs, or pinfish are used to entice strikes from tarpon. Anglers often deploy live baits near structures such as bridges, channels, and inlets where tarpon are known to congregate, presenting the bait in a natural manner to increase the chances of a successful hook-up.

Another effective technique for tarpon fishing in Miami Beach is sight fishing, particularly in the shallow flats and clear waters along the coastline. Anglers use polarized sunglasses to spot tarpon cruising in the shallows, then carefully present artificial lures or flies to entice strikes. This method requires stealth and precision, as anglers must cast their lures or flies accurately to tempt wary tarpon into striking.

Trolling is also a popular technique for tarpon fishing in Miami Beach, particularly near channels and deeper waters where tarpon may be feeding or migrating. Anglers troll a variety of lures such as diving plugs, spoons, or soft plastics at varying depths to cover a larger area and locate tarpon. Once a tarpon is hooked, anglers must be prepared for an exhilarating battle, as these powerful fish are known for their acrobatic leaps and strong runs. With a combination of patience, skill, and the right techniques, anglers in Miami Beach can enjoy thrilling tarpon fishing experiences along the Atlantic coast.

What other species are popular in Miami Beach?

Aside from tarpon, Miami Beach, Florida, offers anglers a diverse range of other species to pursue for an exciting fishing adventure. One popular catch among fishermen is the Snook, known for its aggressive strikes and strong fighting ability. Snook can be found in the coastal waters, estuaries, and mangrove-lined shorelines of Miami Beach, particularly in areas with structure and tidal flow. Anglers targeting Snook often use live bait such as mullet or shrimp, as well as artificial lures such as jigs and plugs, to entice strikes from these elusive and prized gamefish.

Another sought-after species in Miami Beach is the Permit, prized for its challenging fight and wary nature. Permit can be found on the flats, nearshore reefs, and wrecks off the coast of Miami Beach, where they feed on crustaceans and small baitfish. Anglers targeting Permit may use live crabs or shrimp, as well as artificial flies or jigs, presented in a natural manner to entice strikes from these highly prized fish.

Furthermore, Miami Beach offers opportunities to target a variety of other species, including Bonefish, Redfish, and Barracuda. Whether casting lines from flats skiffs, fishing along the piers, or trolling offshore waters, anglers in Miami Beach can enjoy a diverse range of fishing experiences throughout the year. With its rich marine biodiversity and abundance of angling opportunities, Miami Beach continues to attract fishermen from near and far in pursuit of unforgettable fishing adventures.

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    Melissa M. with Brad A. of Pompano Beach, Florida

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    Awesome time! I took my son and nephew (both 16) and we caught 44 fish in 4 hours! Captain Brian was entertaining , encouraging, and enthusiastic about us catching fish. I would 100% book again!

    David C. with Brian L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    We didn’t actually catch anything during the trip, but it was great nonetheless.

    Breyhauna J. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    Awesome trip for my son and me with Jonathan (Jonny). He is a great captain and fishing guide! Looking forward to future trips!

    Gary W. with Jonathan F. of Pompano Beach, Florida

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

    Austin E. with David C. of Miami Beach, Florida

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    He was very informative and helpful. We caught many fish.

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    Brad was great. He was very knowledgeable about the locations and what we were looking for. Highly recommend and I will use him again if available.

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    He was great. He worked his ass off, but unfortunately we didn't catch a fish.

    George B. with David C. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Dennis was Great! My Son and I went on a 4:00pm Trip. The Fish got active from the get go. Tarpon, Barracuda, Shark, Snook Ect. My Sons first cast He was into one! Once it got dark the Fish started Rumbling. We Had Action the whole Night. The lights on all the cruise ships, Yachts and City lights is awesome to See from His Boat! Dennis knows the spots! 5⭐️ Forsure! 🐠

    Robert S. with Dennis C. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    Taylor was amazing! He knew exactly what he was doing; the spots to go to, which bait to use to catch certain fish, and how to set up each individual line. He also knew when each line would be hooked or something was biting, even when we couldn’t see it. We ended up with one big catch that broke the line as we spent what felt like hours fighting it. Even though we didn’t end up feeling anything in, it was still a great experience out on the water, talking about a range of topics with Taylor. We would definitely come back and book with Taylor and Wicked Cuda again!

    Breyhauna J. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Great Trip, Tarpon, Baracuda, Sharks ECT Captain was knowledgeable and very Helpful. Loved the night fishing! I highly recommend this Captain 👨‍✈️

    Robert S. with Dennis C. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing fishing trip with Brian. Each step in the process was clearly explained which was helpful as none of us had much fishing experience. Brian has a great sense of humor which made the trip even more enjoyable and great knowledge of houses while we were looking fishing spots. Highly recommend to have this fun fishing trip with Brian.

    Karin R. with Brian L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Charles got us on big fish and really taught us a lot. Outstanding guiding skills. Will definitely use again. Greg

    Greg R. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Lunker Peacock city. Great guide, great experience, and great company. I'll be a regular with Captain Charles.

    Jorge B. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a fun and great time

    Kenneth with Michael O. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Michael was superb! He understands customer service and his customers, as well as knowing where and when to find the fish. My son and I have already discussed another trip and agreed that we should go with Michael again.

    John M. with Michael O. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Brian was great. He put us on the fish right away. We had a blast catching all different kinds of species. We topped it off by catching a really nice barracuda. He was a lot of fun. Highly recommend him.

    David B. with Brian L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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!

    David T. with David C. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    My trip was canceled Ron

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

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

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

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