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Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

3/4 Day Trip

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Spearfishing Miami Beach

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34 ft 1 - 4 People $$$

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

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

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

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In the 3/4 day trip it allows us to do more than the half day trip. That includes trolling, live bait, kite fishing, bottom fishing, deep dropping, or shark fishing. Our fishery in south Florida changes throughout the year so we can run offshore for mahi or bottom fish for snappers or groupers. We usually like to talk to the customers about what they would like to target and what is in season and make a game plan from that. We like to fish hard and have fun doing it! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

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

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Start this 6-hour offshore trip, where you get to target Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Bonito, Skipjack Tuna, Sailfish, and Wahoo. All fishing equipment is covered. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

6 Hour Offshore

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If you've been "aiming" for an epic spearfishign trip right out of Miami, FL, then you've come to the right place! Join Captain Aaron and Captain Michelle on their 34' cuddy cabin sportfishing vessel and get ready to explore the clear blue waters of the Florida coast as you hunt for some of the most sought-after gamefish in the ocean. As you leave the dock, you'll feel the excitement building as you take in the beautiful scenery off the Miami coast. Aaron's 34' Proline cuddy cabin is the perfect platform for spearfishing with her stability and size, and she's equipped with all the necessary safety gear and technology to maximize your trip. Captain Aaron is an experienced spearo with many years of experience, and great local knowledge of the waters off Miami. He'll take you to the best spots for catching Pompano, Barracuda, Grouper, and Snapper, all of which are not only challenging to hunt but also tasty on the table. However, ask your captain before you consume any fish—some reef species can be toxic! Captain Aaron and Captain Michelle will provide you with the best quality equipment, including fins, mask, snorkel and spear gun, and show you the right techniques for hunting fish. He will also make sure that you are familiar with safety guidelines and practices, to make sure you have a safe and enjoyable experience. Spearfishing is an exciting and thrilling way to catch fish, it allows you to get up close to the fish and hunt them in their natural environment. If you're already an experienced angler, book this trip and try something completely new! Captain Aaron and Captain Michelle can clean your catches for you, and prepare a fresh Ceviche or Sashimi for your group to enjoy! On full-day (8-hour) trips, they can also prepare craft cocktails for your group (you must bring/provide the liquor). Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Spearfishing Miami Beach

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34 ft 1 - 4 People $$$

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

3/4 Day Trip

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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami african pompano fishing charter

What are the best african pompano fishing charters in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 5 african pompano trip in Miami: 3/4 Day Trip guided by Jorge.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking an African Pompano charter include Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach.

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What types of african pompano fishing charters are common in Miami?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for african pompano in Miami as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Miami are artificial lure fishing, trolling, and live bait fishing but kite fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do Miami african pompano fishing charters cost?

for african pompano in Miami prices can range anywhere from an affordable $600 to $1,765, but the average price for a half day trip for african pompano in Miami is $773. The average price for a full day trip for african pompano in Miami is $1,069.

What month is best for african pompano fishing in Miami?

The most popular season for african pompano fishing in Miami is spring, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.

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

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Miami 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.

What is african pompano in Miami all about?

African pompano, also known as threadfin trevally, are a prized and elusive species found in the waters off Miami, Florida. Known for their distinctive silver bodies and elongated fins, African pompano are highly sought after by anglers for their excellent fighting abilities and delicious flesh. While they can be found year-round in Miami's offshore waters, African pompano are often encountered during the warmer months when they migrate closer to shore in search of baitfish and favorable conditions. Their preference for deep reef structures and wrecks makes them a challenging but rewarding target for anglers willing to venture offshore in pursuit of these prized game fish.

Anglers targeting African pompano in Miami typically employ a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing, vertical jigging, and live bait presentations. Dropping heavy jigs or bait rigs to the bottom near reefs, wrecks, or other underwater structures is a popular method for enticing African pompano to bite. Vertical jigging with flashy, brightly colored jigs can trigger aggressive strikes from these fish, especially when they are actively feeding near the bottom. Additionally, deploying live bait such as pilchards, pinfish, or small blue runners can be effective for enticing African pompano, particularly when presented near structure where these fish often congregate.

Miami's diverse marine ecosystem provides ample opportunities for anglers to encounter African pompano while exploring offshore reefs, wrecks, and deep-water drop-offs. Whether fishing from a private vessel or charter boat, anglers can enjoy the thrill of battling these powerful fish against the backdrop of Miami's stunning coastline. With their impressive size, strength, and challenging behavior, African pompano offer anglers a memorable and rewarding fishing experience in the waters off Miami, adding to the city's reputation as a premier fishing destination.

What are the most popular months to fish for african pompano in Miami?

In Miami, African pompano fishing is a popular pursuit among anglers who seek both a challenge and a delicious catch. These prized game fish are known for their distinctive appearance, characterized by a deeply forked tail and a silver-bronze body adorned with black blotches. While African pompano can be found in Miami's waters year-round, certain seasons offer more favorable conditions for targeting these elusive fish. In general, winter and early spring mark the peak seasons for African pompano fishing in Miami, as cooler water temperatures bring these fish closer to shore and increase their activity levels.

During the winter months, from December through March, African pompano can often be found in abundance around offshore wrecks, reefs, and ledges near Miami. Anglers typically target these structures, using live bait such as crabs, shrimp, or small fish to entice African pompano into striking. Trolling with artificial lures or jigs can also be effective, especially when targeting African pompano in deeper waters. As spring progresses and water temperatures begin to rise, African pompano may move farther offshore, requiring anglers to adjust their tactics accordingly.

In the summer and fall months, African pompano fishing in Miami can still be productive, although these fish may become more scattered and harder to locate as they roam the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. During this time, anglers often focus on areas with strong currents or baitfish concentrations, such as channels, passes, or drop-offs. Live bait presentations and jigging techniques remain effective for enticing African pompano to bite, with anglers occasionally encountering larger specimens as they pursue other offshore species. Overall, while winter and spring offer prime opportunities for African pompano fishing in Miami, dedicated anglers can still find success targeting these prized game fish throughout the year with the right tactics and perseverance.

What techniques are popular for catching african pompano in Miami?

African pompano fishing in Miami demands a blend of patience, skill, and adaptability to effectively target these elusive and highly prized fish. One of the most successful techniques for hooking African pompano is bottom fishing around offshore structures such as wrecks, reefs, and ledges. Anglers often employ live bait presentations, including small crabs, shrimp, or pilchards, to entice African pompano into striking. Rigging these baits on a fish-finder rig or a knocker rig allows them to be presented near the bottom, where African pompano are known to forage for food.

Trolling can also be an effective method for African pompano fishing in Miami, particularly when targeting fish that are holding in deeper offshore waters. Anglers typically troll with artificial lures or rigged baits, covering a wide area to locate schools of African pompano. Using planers or downriggers to achieve the desired trolling depth can increase the chances of enticing strikes from African pompano, especially when targeting fish suspended in the water column. Varying trolling speeds and lure colors can help to mimic the erratic movements of baitfish and trigger a reaction from African pompano.

In addition to bottom fishing and trolling, jigging can be a productive technique for targeting African pompano in Miami. Vertical jigging with metal jigs or bucktail jigs allows anglers to present their offerings at various depths and mimic the movements of injured baitfish, which can be irresistible to African pompano. This method is particularly effective around offshore structures where African pompano are known to congregate, such as wrecks, reefs, and drop-offs. By experimenting with different jigging techniques and adjusting to changing conditions, anglers can increase their chances of success when targeting African pompano in the waters off Miami.

What other species are popular in Miami?

While targeting African pompano in Miami waters offers an exciting angling experience, the region's diverse marine ecosystem provides ample opportunities to pursue a wide variety of other fish species. One popular catch among anglers is the mighty tarpon, renowned for its acrobatic leaps and powerful runs. Miami is considered one of the premier destinations for tarpon fishing, particularly during the spring and summer months when these silver kings migrate along the coast and gather in the city's bays, channels, and flats. Anglers often use live bait such as mullet or crabs, as well as artificial lures like swimbaits or topwater plugs, to entice tarpon into striking.

Another prized game fish found in Miami's waters is the sleek and fast-swimming wahoo. These predators are known for their sharp teeth and voracious appetites, making them a thrilling challenge for anglers seeking an offshore adventure. Wahoo are typically targeted by trolling with high-speed lures or rigged baits along the edge of the Gulf Stream or near underwater structures such as wrecks and reefs. Winter months often yield the best wahoo fishing in Miami, although these fish can be caught year-round with the right tactics and perseverance.

In addition to tarpon and wahoo, Miami offers opportunities to target a wide range of other species, including mahi-mahi, sailfish, snapper, grouper, and kingfish, among others. Whether fishing inshore along mangrove shorelines and flats or venturing offshore into deeper waters, anglers can expect to encounter a diverse array of fish species that provide thrilling angling experiences and delicious table fare. With its abundance of fishing opportunities and stunning coastal scenery, Miami remains a top destination for anglers seeking adventure on the water.

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    Superb! We have been on many, many guided fishing trips, and this one is the best I can remember! Ozzy took us to the fish we wanted to catch, and we caught more than twenty yellowtail snapper, plus a beautiful mutton snapper and a bonus barracuda! Ozzy and his wife Yari were professional, knowledgeable and super friendly! Highly recommend!

    Jimmy H. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

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    Friendly people! We enjoy our time. We spend a full day deep sea fishing.

    Sandra L. with Nelson D. of Miami, Florida

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    What a nice experience the captain was the best

    Alex B. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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    I would highly recommend fishing with George. He is super knowledgeable about the area fishing and he kept me busy catching fish. George is also just a cool dude who was fun to be around during and after fishing. His yacht club cooked up our fish after George cleaned them. It was great! We brought 5 fish in and put at least that many back in the water.

    Katie B. with Jorge F. of Miami, Florida

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    Great trip, everything went great!

    Matthew W. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

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    Captain Charles is a great guide! Knew the area very well and did a great job helping us get fish!

    Matthew W. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

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    Ozzy and his wife were absolutely wonderful!! They were so friendly and welcoming. They genuinely wanted us to have a good experience and even went over our time slot because Ozzy was determined to have us catch something big before the end, and we did!! The last fish we caught was a huge barracuda! It was truly such a fun experience and you could tell how passionate Ozzy and his wife are about what they do. We would love to come back one day and go fishing with them again!

    Kelly O. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

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    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

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    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

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    Excellent trip! Captain John and John were ver accommodating. We caught 10 fish (in all, over a100lb) . Definitely a repeat trip coming up!! Thank You John.& Captain John!:)

    Sam E. with John B. of Miami, Florida

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    Captain Ozzy and his mate were Amazing!! a little communication issue with billing at the last second but the experience was amazing !!

    Chris F. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

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    Hi, the overall trip was good, captain explained a lot. We were expecting another person on board to help with baiting, but the captain did it all. He greeted us at his home went to the boat and took off. The bathroom on the boat definitely needs a deep cleaning. I think the boat was too small boat for as many people we had on board to be fishing. We were always in his way or another person's way it seemed. Wish we could have caught something other than fish bait.

    April F. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a wonderful day with John & John this holiday weekend! We caught a ton of fish, great stories and local insights. They cater to all of our experience levels and ensured that everyone had a wonderful day on the water! Would definitely recommend them and will go out with them again in the future!

    Kevin P. with John B. of Miami, Florida

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    Good vibes, music, caught some sick fish. Whats not to love.

    Colbert W. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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    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

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    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

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

    Shawn B. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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    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

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    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

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    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

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