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Big Game Expedition - 60' Hatteras

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trip description for Full Day Offshore - 45' Hatteras 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, including Sailfish, Mahi Nahi, Marlin, Tuna, and other species. The water gets deep only two miles offshore as you pass South Beach and Key Biscayne, so on this 8-hour adventure, you will have the opportunity to explore a lot of deepwater in search of some incredible sport fish as well as some delicious eating fish! This trip 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 Fishing Charter in Miami

Full Day Offshore - 45' Hatteras

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45 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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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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trip description for Miami Beach Deep Sea in Miami

On this epic offshore fishing charter, you'll get out on the beautiful blue water of South Florida aboard Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee center console and take down some big fish! This trip is all about big-game fishing, and you'll be chasing a full roster of pelagic sportfish, including Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi, and more! Captain Ramon is a seasoned fisherman and his spent his whole life fishing the South Florida Gulf and Atlantic sides. He knows all of the best spots and techniques to help you reel in the big one. Whether you're an experienced angler or just starting out, Captain Ramon will provide you with expert instruction and guidance to make sure you have a great time on the water. During your fishing charter, you'll have the opportunity to target a variety of pelagic sportfish, including Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi and more. These powerful and exciting fish are sure to provide you with a thrilling fight and a memorable experience. Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee is equipped with state-of-the-art fishing equipment and technology, including outriggers, iceboxes, and a livewell to keep your bait fresh. We also have a comfortable cabin with air conditioning and a bathroom for your convenience. Book your fishing charter with Captain Ramon today and experience the thrill of fishing in the beautiful waters of the South Florida. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just looking to try something new, we guarantee that you'll have a great time and create some lasting memories! Read More

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Miami Beach Deep Sea

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Deep Sea, Inshore Fishing Charter in Miami

Full Day Trip

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Expert Level Spearfishing Trip in Miami

If you need an introduction to what spearfishing is all about, this trip is not for you! Damien is a skilled and experienced spearfisherman who knows the waters of Biscayne Bay like the back of his hand and offers these trips to clientele that have destination reefs in mind that other charters might not offer. On a typical spearfishing charter with Damien, you'll start your day at the marina, where you'll board his spacious and well-equipped 28' Bertram sportfisher. Once you've reached the first spot, Damien will anchor the boat and guide you as you enter the water. The clear waters of Biscayne Bay offer excellent visibility, allowing you to see the fish below. Damien will lead you to the best spots for catching a variety of fish, including Snappers, Hogfish, Barracuda, Lobsters, and many more! As you dive, Damien will provide expert guidance and assistance, helping you best conserve your breath, "hide" from the fish underwater, and take accurate shots. He'll also be on the lookout for any potential hazards, such as underwater currents or sharks, and will provide instruction on how to safely navigate these obstacles. After a few hours of spearfishing, you'll re-board the boat and head back to the marina with your catch! At the end of the day, Damien will help you clean and fillet your fish, so you can take them home to enjoy a fresh, delicious meal. Whether you're an experienced spearfisherman or just looking for a unique outdoor adventure, a spearfishing charter in Biscayne Bay with Damien is an unforgettable experience. Read More

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Expert Level Spearfishing Trip

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$$
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trip description for "Bahamas or Bust" Trip - 37’ SeaVee in Miami

On this epic offshore fishing charter, you'll get out on the beautiful blue water of the Bahamas aboard Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee center console and take down some big fish! This trip is all about big-game fishing, and you'll be chasing a full roster of pelagic sportfish, including Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi, and more! Captain Ramon is a seasoned fisherman with years of experience fishing in the Bahamas. He knows all of the best spots and techniques to help you reel in the big one. Whether you're an experienced angler or just starting out, Captain Ramon will provide you with expert instruction and guidance to make sure you have a great time on the water. During your fishing charter, you'll have the opportunity to target a variety of pelagic sportfish, including Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi and more. These powerful and exciting fish are sure to provide you with a thrilling fight and a memorable experience. Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee is equipped with state-of-the-art fishing equipment and technology, including outriggers, iceboxes, and a livewell to keep your bait fresh. We also have a comfortable cabin with air conditioning and a bathroom for your convenience. Book your fishing charter with Captain Ramon today and experience the thrill of fishing in the beautiful waters of the Bahamas. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just looking to try something new, we guarantee that you'll have a great time and create some lasting memories! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

"Bahamas Or Bust" Trip - 37’ SeaVee

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami kingfish fishing charter

What are the best kingfish fishing charters in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 77 kingfish trips in Miami, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Big Game Trip guided by Bryan, Miami Premier Fishing guided by John, and Offshore deep sea fishing guided by Ralph.

Our guides in Miami are rated a 4.83 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 Kingfish charter include Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Key Biscayne.

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

What types of kingfish fishing charters are common in Miami?

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

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

How much do Miami kingfish fishing charters cost?

for kingfish in Miami prices can range anywhere from about $630 to $2,760, but the average price for a half day trip for kingfish in Miami is $1,128. The average price for a full day trip for kingfish in Miami is $1,677.

What month is best for kingfish fishing in Miami?

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

Do I need a Miami fishing license for kingfish and what are the bag limits for kingfish 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 kingfish fishing in Miami all about?

Kingfish, also known as king mackerel, are a popular sportfish species found in the waters off Miami. These sleek and powerful predators are known for their speed and agility, making them a prized catch among anglers. Kingfish are typically found in offshore waters, where they patrol reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures in search of prey. They are voracious feeders, often targeting small fish like baitfish and squid, which makes them a challenging and exciting species to target for anglers of all skill levels.

In Miami, kingfish can be caught year-round, but they are most abundant during the cooler months of fall and winter when they migrate south along the coast. During this time, anglers can find kingfish feeding in large schools near the surface, making them easier to target. Anglers often use trolling techniques to catch kingfish, pulling live bait or artificial lures behind their boats at varying depths to entice strikes. Kingfish are known for their aggressive strikes and powerful runs, providing anglers with an exhilarating fishing experience.

Aside from their sporting qualities, kingfish are also prized for their delicious flesh, which is firm, flavorful, and versatile in the kitchen. Many anglers enjoy grilling, baking, or smoking kingfish fillets to bring out their natural flavor. Additionally, kingfish are a popular target for commercial fishermen in Miami, who harvest them for sale in local seafood markets and restaurants. Whether pursued for sport or food, kingfish are an important and iconic species in the waters off Miami, providing anglers with plenty of excitement and satisfaction on the water.

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

In Miami, the kingfish season typically peaks during the cooler months of fall and winter, from October to March. During this time, kingfish migrate south along the coast, passing through the waters off Miami in large numbers. The cooler water temperatures during these months trigger the migration, drawing kingfish closer to shore and making them more accessible to anglers. As a result, fall and winter are considered prime time for kingfish fishing in Miami, with anglers flocking to the area in search of these prized gamefish.

While kingfish can be caught year-round in Miami, their numbers are highest during the peak season. Anglers often find success targeting kingfish in the early morning or late afternoon when they are most active and feeding near the surface. During the peak season, kingfish can be found in various locations, including reefs, wrecks, and offshore structures, as well as along the beaches and nearshore waters. Anglers can use a variety of techniques to catch kingfish, including trolling with live bait or artificial lures, kite fishing, and drifting with live bait rigs.

As the weather warms up in late spring and summer, kingfish begin to migrate northward, moving away from the Miami area in search of cooler waters. While some kingfish may still be present offshore during these months, they are generally less abundant and more scattered compared to the peak season. However, anglers can still target kingfish in Miami during the summer months, particularly in deeper offshore waters where cooler temperatures prevail. Overall, while the peak season for kingfish occurs during the fall and winter months, anglers can enjoy kingfish fishing in Miami year-round, with opportunities available for those willing to adapt to changing conditions and locations.

What techniques are popular for catching kingfish in Miami?

Kingfish, also known as king mackerel, are a popular target for anglers in Miami due to their speed, strength, and delicious taste. When it comes to fishing techniques for kingfish in Miami, trolling is one of the most effective methods. Anglers typically troll with live bait, such as blue runners, mullet, or pilchards, as well as artificial lures, like spoons or diving plugs. Trolling allows anglers to cover a large area of water and present their baits at various depths, increasing the chances of attracting kingfish.

Another productive technique for catching kingfish in Miami is slow trolling or drifting with live bait. This method involves drifting or slowly motoring along while presenting live baitfish behind the boat. Anglers often use planers or downriggers to keep the bait at the desired depth, typically around 20 to 40 feet below the surface where kingfish are known to feed. Slow trolling allows anglers to target kingfish in both shallow and deeper waters, making it a versatile technique depending on the location and conditions.

Vertical jigging is another effective technique for targeting kingfish in Miami, especially around artificial reefs, wrecks, and ledges. Anglers use heavy metal jigs, typically weighing between 2 to 6 ounces, and drop them vertically to the bottom before rapidly jigging them up through the water column. This action mimics the movement of injured baitfish, which can trigger aggressive strikes from kingfish lurking below. Vertical jigging requires precise rod control and timing to entice bites, but it can be highly rewarding when done correctly, resulting in some impressive kingfish catches.

What other species are popular in Miami?

Aside from kingfish, Miami offers anglers a diverse array of species to target throughout the year. One popular gamefish in Miami's waters is the sailfish, known for its acrobatic leaps and thrilling fights. Sailfish season typically peaks during the winter months, from November to April, when these majestic fish migrate along the Florida coast. Anglers often target sailfish using live bait, such as pilchards or goggle-eyes, and deploy kites or troll with rigged baits to entice strikes. Catching a sailfish is a memorable experience that draws anglers from around the world to Miami's renowned fishing grounds.

Another sought-after species in Miami is the mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado. Mahi-mahi are abundant in Miami's offshore waters, particularly during the warmer months of spring and summer. These colorful fish are prized for their acrobatic leaps and delicious white meat. Anglers can target mahi-mahi by trolling with rigged baits or artificial lures around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures. Mahi-mahi fishing in Miami offers anglers the opportunity to experience the thrill of reeling in these fast and powerful fish while enjoying the beautiful offshore scenery.

In addition to sailfish and mahi-mahi, Miami boasts a variety of other species that offer exciting angling opportunities. These include wahoo, tuna, grouper, snapper, and amberjack, among others. Wahoo are known for their speed and strength, making them a challenging target for experienced anglers. Tuna, including blackfin and yellowfin, can be found in Miami's offshore waters year-round, providing anglers with thrilling battles and delicious table fare. Bottom fishing for grouper and snapper is popular among anglers looking to catch a tasty meal, while amberjack offer hard-fighting action over wrecks and reefs. With such a diverse range of species to target, anglers in Miami are sure to find an adventure to suit their preferences and skill levels.

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    Had a great day fishing with Mike and Marcus. They were very friendly and worked hard to make sure we had a great time! Highly recommend.

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    Great Captain, great First Mate, caught a sailfish, multiple mahi mahi, Bonita, kingfish, and a giant Jack Cravel. Couldn’t have been better

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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!

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    Alex took us out for half a day, was really professional and great fun. He took time to make sure we knew what to do and we had a great time with him. I’d highly recommend Alex, you’ll have a great trip with him!!

    Neil W. with Alex J. of Key Biscayne, 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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    I have been on several guided trips in Mexico and Florida. I can say hands down this was the best. Yes, we caught a bunch of fish, more so, the guys worked their asses off and we’re fun to be around! Thanks Mike!

    Steve O. with Mike M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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    Jedidiah was unavailable to take us out fishing, but his friend Matt was able fill in. Matt was excellent company, very knowledgeable about fishing, and the various species within these waters. We had a wonderful time and if Matt is a representation of the people Jedidiah keeps for company, then I have no doubt he would be as equally wonderful to go fishing with, 10/10.

    Christina W. with Jedidiah P. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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

    Sheryl P. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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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.

    Jimmy W. with Brad A. of Pompano Beach, Florida

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    Great time Great crew Great results!!!!! Captain Dave and Markus were top notch! we landed on fish right out of the gate. Captain Dave was very knowledgeable and very patient. He knew what he was doing and was absolutely entertaining. Markus is a great dude. He is very polite and extremely knowledgeable as well. I would absolutely recommend using this Charter service for your fishing adventures!!! Robert Crossley

    Robert C. with Mike M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing trip, highly recommend, The captain was really very nice and professional

    Dayron M. with Edmond W. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Jed is a professional, responsible seaman. He took us the where the fish are and got us hooked up. He is personable and worked hard to make sure we took home dinner and more. We would be happy to have him Capt for us anytime.

    Paul F. with Jedidiah P. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    I would 100% recommend a trip with Jedidiah. No doubt he knows the waters and how to get on the fish, but was also very good with our two younger anglers who had a memorable, successful and exciting experience. King Mackerel were biting and they were just a couple minutes off shore. Thanks Jedidiah and hope to book another one with you in the future!

    Martin M. with Jedidiah P. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What a nice experience the captain was the best

    Alex B. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Tyler took our family out for an afternoon excursion. The sport fishing was a bit soft, but Tyler put us on a couple of small game fish while we were hunting for monsters. The group agreed to move to the more shallow reefs, where we put upward of 30 fish in the boat over 90 minutes, including several keepers with meat on the bones. Tyler cleaned the fish for us and recommended a restaurant nearby that would cook our catch, which meant an easy and clean dinner for Mom! We had a great time with Tyler.

    Bill K. with Tyler B. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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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