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Fishing in Miami

Lake Fishing Trip in Miami

Freshwater Peacock Bass & More

100% (3)
26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Palmetto Bay

Lake Fishing Trip in Palmetto Bay

Premier Everglades Fishing

100% (1)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

Lake Fishing Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Shoreline Peacock Bass Fishing

100% (7)
1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Weston

Lake Fishing Trip in Weston

Everglades Fishing

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Everglades Peacock Bass/Largemouth

100% (2)
20 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Peacock Bass Fishing: Fly Fishing/ Spin Fishing

100% (1)
17 ft 1 - 3 People $$

Most Popular Types of Largemouth Bass Trips in Miami

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More Largemouth Bass Fishing Guides Near Miami, Fl

Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Peacock Bass Fishing: Fly Fishing/ Spin Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

AN ULTIMATE FISHING ADVENTURE.🎣 PEACOCK BASS & EXOTICS FLY FISHING/ LIGHT TACKLE SPIN. ● Shore lunch included for all anglers when booking a 6 or 8 hours charter! Come cast a line with us in the beautiful Urban Jungle of South Florida, and enjoy breathtaking sceneries of the magnificent Everglades. We will show you the best peacock bass fishing, and exotic species such as Jaguar quapote cichlid, Mayan cichlid, Midas cichlid, Tiger Oscar, Spotted Tilapia, Pacu, Bowfin, Clownknife, and the infamous Bulleyes Snakehead ( AKA the Urban Jungle Dragon). Also, some of the best Largemouth bass fishing in the Everglades, where is home to many giants. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Peacock Bass Fishing: Fly Fishing/ Spin Fishing

100% (1)
17 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Everglades Peacock Bass/Largemouth in Fort Lauderdale

If you've been looking to whack some epic freshwater fish in South Florida, look no further and join Captain Roy for a Peacock Bass bonanza! Peacock Bass aren't really bass at all, but are a type of large cichlid that originate in South America, where they dominate warm freshwater environments in Brazil, Colombia, and elsewhere. They're invasive here in Florida, but they're loved by anglers for their insanely aggressive fighting and flashy yellow, green, and orange colors. In addition to Peacocks, you can chase Largemouth Bass—the state freshwater fish of Florida—plus Cichlids, another remarkable invasive species that's a blast to catch. Cichlids are one of the coolest fish you can find in freshwater, and will hit on all kinds of bait and lures. With all these species, this trip is sure to be a blast! Captain Roy will put his experience to work, guiding you to the best holes and canals where fish love to congregate. His 20' Stratos bass boat is ideal for fishing this warm, shallow water, and he has tons of helpful tips to make sure you're hooking as many fish as possible. He provides almost everything you need to hook that prize trophy. All you need to bring on this amazing trip is water, appropriate clothing, and your family and friends. No matter how much experience you have fishing, this trip will be one for the books. Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Everglades Peacock Bass/Largemouth

100% (2)
20 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Weston
Fishing in Weston
Fishing in Weston
trip description for Everglades fishing in Weston

We offer trips into the Everglades targeting Catfish, Gar, Bowfin, Large Mouth Bass, and a ton of invasives from Oscar’s Peacock Bass, Mayans plus some bonus clown knife fish! We always have new exotics popping up. We run deep into the Everglades so it’s pretty tranquil. Everything is provided from spinning reels to bait casters and fly rods . We also provide artificial lures and live and some cut bait to increase odds of catching some of our sport fish. We provide drinks, snacks, and sun screen and we are fully prepared with shade cover, trolling motor, and power pole all good to go. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Weston

Everglades Fishing

NEW
22 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Shoreline Peacock Bass Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

Are you ready to catch one of the most beautiful freshwater fish in south Florida? Fishing With Jake offers 2 hour and 4 hour charters where we will focus on catching peacock bass in Fort Lauderdale. We guarantee that you will catch some of these incredible fish. Our fishing charter is different from everyone else. We don’t use a boat so you don’t have to worry about getting seasick. We meet at one of the Bait And Tackle stores where you buy the live bait. After that you will get into one of our vehicles, and we will take you to anywhere from 5-10 of our best fishing spots. We love fishing with everyone including all ages and all skill levels. We provide all of the fishing gear including spinning rods and the hooks. The only thing that you should bring is polarize sunglasses and sunscreen. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Shoreline Peacock Bass Fishing

100% (7)
1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Palmetto Bay
Fishing in Palmetto Bay
Fishing in Palmetto Bay
trip description for Premier Everglades Fishing in Palmetto Bay

Welcome to Palmetto Bay, Florida! On this trip, you'll be embarking with Captain Yoan, an experienced angler and guide who will put you right on top of some of Florida's top freshwater sportfish: Peacock and Largemouth Bass. As you head out onto the water aboard Captain Yoan's 22' Blazer Bay, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The boat is equipped with all the latest fishing gear and electronics, so you'll have everything you need to catch a bunch of trophy-worthy fish. Once you reach your fishing spot, Captain Yoan will help you select the right lures and techniques to target the Peacock Bass and Largies. Both of these fish are known for their feisty attitudes and powerful strikes, so be ready for a fight when you hook one! As you reel in your catch, Captain Yoan will provide expert guidance and tips to help you land the fish successfully. He'll also share some of his local knowledge about the area and its rich fishing history. When you're not fishing, you'll have the chance to relax on the boat and take in the beautiful surroundings. You might even spot some local wildlife, including alligators, snakes, and tons of birds. Whether you're an experienced angler or a beginner, this charter fishing trip is sure to be a memorable experience that you'll never forget! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Palmetto Bay

Premier Everglades Fishing

100% (1)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
trip description for Freshwater Peacock Bass & More in Miami

Experience the excitement of freshwater fishing with Captain Charles on this fishing charter in South Florida! Captain Charles is an expert guide with years of experience in fishing for Peacock Bass, Mayan Cichlids, Tilapia, Oscars, and other invasive species in the region's freshwater canals and lakes. There may also be opportunities for Tarpon and Snook, which like to hang out in warm, brackish water. As you embark on your fishing adventure, you'll be surrounded by the lush tropical landscape of South Florida. The clear freshwater canals and lakes offer some of the best fishing opportunities in the area, and Captain Charles knows just where to take you to maximize your chances of catching these hard-fighting and sought-after species. The fishing charter is equipped with top-of-the-line gear, including high-quality rods and reels, live bait, and lures. Captain Charles will provide you with all the necessary equipment and techniques to reel in these invasive species. You'll have the chance to catch a variety of fish species, including Peacock Bass, Mayan Cichlids, Tilapia, Oscars, and other invasive species. These fish are renowned for their size, strength, and fighting spirit, making for an exciting fishing adventure! Captain Charles will cater to your needs and preferences, ensuring that you have an enjoyable and successful fishing trip. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, Captain Charles will provide you with the guidance and expertise to make the most of your time on the water. So what are you waiting for? Book your fishing charter with Captain Charles today and experience the thrill of freshwater fishing in South Florida. Whether you're looking for a fun family outing or a challenging fishing adventure with friends, Captain Charles has everything you need for an unforgettable experience on the water! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Miami

Freshwater Peacock Bass & More

100% (3)
26 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Other Trips in Miami

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

NEW
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

NEW
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 fishing trip in Miami

What are the best largemouth bass fishing trips in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 6 largemouth bass trip in Miami: Freshwater Peacock Bass & More guided by Charles.

Our guides in Miami 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 Largemouth Bass charter include Fort Lauderdale, Palmetto Bay and Weston.

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

What types of largemouth bass fishing trips are common in Miami?

Lake fishing is the most popular for largemouth bass in Miami as well as river fishing, nearshore fishing, and inshore fishing.

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

How much does a Miami largemouth bass fishing trip cost?

for largemouth bass in Miami prices can range anywhere from an affordable $200 to $1,150, but the average price for a half day trip for largemouth bass in Miami is $539. The average price for a full day trip for largemouth bass in Miami is $788.

What month is best for largemouth bass fishing in Miami?

The most popular season for largemouth bass fishing in Miami is spring, and most anglers book their trips 38 days in advance.

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

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

What is largemouth bass fishing in Miami all about?

Largemouth bass fishing in Miami, FL offers anglers a thrilling and rewarding experience amidst the city's picturesque waterways and lush landscapes. While Miami is renowned for its vibrant culture and stunning beaches, its numerous lakes, canals, and freshwater reservoirs provide prime habitat for largemouth bass. Anglers can explore a variety of fishing spots, from urban lakes and suburban ponds to secluded marshes and river systems, each offering its own unique charm and fishing opportunities.

One popular destination for largemouth bass fishing in Miami is the expansive Everglades National Park, which boasts an extensive network of waterways teeming with bass and other freshwater species. Anglers can navigate the park's maze of channels and mangrove-lined creeks in search of trophy-sized bass, using a variety of techniques such as flipping, pitching, and topwater fishing. The Everglades' diverse ecosystem provides ample cover and forage for bass, making it an ideal playground for anglers looking to test their skills against these formidable predators.

In addition to the Everglades, Miami offers numerous urban fishing hotspots that cater to anglers of all experience levels. Lakes such as Lake Okeechobee and Lake Istokpoga are renowned for their trophy bass populations, drawing anglers from far and wide in pursuit of the ultimate catch. Anglers can also explore the city's network of canals and reservoirs, which are stocked with bass and offer convenient access for bank and kayak fishing. Whether casting lines amidst the skyscrapers of downtown Miami or navigating the tranquil waters of the Everglades, largemouth bass fishing in Miami promises excitement, adventure, and the chance to reel in the catch of a lifetime.

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

Largemouth bass fishing in Miami, FL follows distinct seasonal patterns that influence the behavior and activity of these prized freshwater predators. The fishing season typically kicks off in the early spring, as temperatures begin to warm and bass become more active in preparation for the spawning season. During this time, anglers can capitalize on the increased feeding activity of bass as they move into shallower waters to spawn. Techniques such as flipping, pitching, and sight fishing can be highly effective in targeting spawning bass around submerged vegetation, docks, and other structure-rich areas.

As spring transitions into summer, largemouth bass in Miami become more dispersed throughout the waterways, seeking out cooler and deeper areas to escape the heat. This period presents anglers with a variety of fishing opportunities, from topwater action in the early morning and late evening to deepwater tactics during the heat of the day. Fishing around weed beds, submerged trees, and drop-offs can yield success, with techniques such as crankbaits, plastic worms, and jigs proving effective in enticing bass during the summer months.

In the fall, as temperatures begin to cool and water levels stabilize, largemouth bass fishing in Miami reaches its peak. Bass become more active as they feed voraciously in preparation for the upcoming winter months. Anglers can capitalize on this feeding frenzy by targeting bass in shallow flats, backwater areas, and along the edges of vegetation. Techniques such as topwater lures, spinnerbaits, and jerkbaits can trigger aggressive strikes from hungry bass, providing anglers with exhilarating action and the opportunity to land trophy-sized fish. Overall, the largemouth bass fishing season in Miami offers anglers a diverse range of opportunities throughout the year, with each season presenting its own unique challenges and rewards.

What techniques are popular for catching largemouth bass in Miami?

Largemouth bass fishing in Miami, FL demands a versatile approach, with anglers employing a variety of techniques to entice these elusive freshwater predators. One popular technique is flipping and pitching, which involves precisely casting bait or lures into dense cover such as submerged vegetation, fallen trees, or docks where bass often hide. Anglers use heavy tackle and compact lures or soft plastics rigged with weedless hooks to penetrate the thick cover and entice strikes from lurking bass. This method requires patience and precision, but it can yield rewarding results, especially during the spring and summer months when bass are seeking shelter and ambush points.

Topwater fishing is another exciting technique favored by anglers targeting largemouth bass in Miami. This method involves using surface lures such as buzzbaits, poppers, and frogs to mimic the movements of injured prey, enticing aggressive strikes from bass prowling the shallows. Topwater fishing is most productive during low-light periods such as dawn and dusk or when overcast conditions prevail. Anglers can work these lures along the edges of lily pads, weed beds, and other surface cover, creating enticing commotion that can trigger explosive strikes from hungry bass.

Additionally, anglers in Miami often find success using finesse techniques such as drop-shotting, Carolina rigging, and jigging to target bass in deeper water or when the bite is tough. These techniques involve presenting bait or lures in a subtle and natural manner, often enticing hesitant bass into biting. Drop-shot rigs with finesse worms or small swimbaits are effective for probing deep holes, ledges, and underwater structure, while Carolina rigs allow anglers to cover a larger area with bottom-hugging baits. By mastering a combination of techniques suited to different conditions, anglers can increase their chances of success when targeting largemouth bass in the diverse waters of Miami, FL.

What other species are popular in Miami?

In addition to largemouth bass, Miami, FL offers anglers a wealth of opportunities to target a diverse range of fish species in its abundant waterways. One popular catch among anglers is the peacock bass, an exotic and colorful species native to South America that has established thriving populations in Miami's canals and freshwater lakes. Known for their aggressive strikes and acrobatic fights, peacock bass provide anglers with thrilling action year-round, particularly in the warmer months when they are most active. Techniques such as casting artificial lures or live bait near structure-rich areas such as docks, bridges, and submerged vegetation can yield success in targeting these prized game fish.

Another sought-after species in Miami's waters is the snook, a prized inshore game fish known for its strength, speed, and challenging fights. Found in the city's mangrove-lined estuaries, tidal creeks, and nearshore waters, snook are renowned for their voracious appetites and willingness to strike a variety of baits and lures. Anglers often target snook using live bait such as pilchards, shrimp, or mullet, as well as artificial lures such as soft plastics, plugs, and jigs. Snook fishing in Miami is most productive during the warmer months when these fish are more active, but they can be targeted year-round with the right techniques and knowledge of their behavior.

Miami's coastal waters also offer opportunities to target a variety of saltwater species, including tarpon, redfish, trout, and snapper, among others. From the shallow flats of Biscayne Bay to the deeper waters off the city's coastline, anglers can pursue a wide range of saltwater game fish using techniques such as sight fishing, trolling, bottom fishing, and drift fishing. Whether casting lines from a boat, kayak, or shoreline, anglers in Miami are spoiled for choice when it comes to targeting a diverse array of fish species, ensuring that there's always something exciting to catch no matter the season or location.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    Sandra L. with Nelson D. of Miami, Florida

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

    Alex B. with Bryan M. of Miami, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip, everything went great!

    Matthew W. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    Colbert W. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    Bosko S. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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

    Shawn B. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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

    Rokhshana Z. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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

    Matthew M. with Bryan M. of Miami, Florida

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

    Scott O. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

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