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A full day trip with no time constraints and fully customizable. What makes it truly special is that you can combine different packages and start at the time of your choice! Fishing, spearfishing,and lobstering all are included! You also have the choice of adding our catch and Cook experience! Read More

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trip description for Ft. Lauderdale Quick Trips in Fort Lauderdale

Looking to catch a pile of fish without dedicating the whole day to the cause? These 3, 4, 5, and 6 hour options with Captain Vinnie provide just that! Please keep in mind when booking that start times depend on what duration you decide to book: 3hr trips leave at 7am only, 4hr trips leave at 8am and 1pm, 5 hour trips leave at 7am only, and 6hr trips leave at 7am and 1pm. Read More

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On this trip we target mahi tuna Wahoo Kingfish and sailfish. we can use multiple methods of fishing depending on the day and what we think is best but trolling is usually the go-to most times of the year. we can also Target these same fish with lighter tackle using different techniques Read More

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Experience the thrill of deep-sea fishing on an unforgettable reef fishing trip in Miami, FL! On board Captain Daniel's 25' Contender center console, you'll be in a perfect place to hook up a variety of reef species, especially Snappers, Groupers, Barracuda, Amberjack, and more! To attract bites, you'll be fishing a bunch of different lures and bait, jigging, and bottomfishing where the big lunkers like to hang out. Captain Daniel's has tons of tips and tricks to help you hook a monster, and there's no better opportunity for a personal best than this trip! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Daniel's 25' Contender, which is equipped with a 300-HP Suzuki outboard for a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your catches! Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner looking to try your hand at deep-sea fishing, Captain Daniel's reef fishing trip in Miami is the perfect way to create lasting memories with friends and family. Captain Daniel will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. So, what are you waiting for? Book your adventure today and get ready for an unforgettable day on the water. Read More

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If you thought that you had to go hours offshore to catch the biggest, baddest pelagic predators, think again! On this trip with Captain Taco, 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! 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 Taco's 42' sportfishing vessel. She sports twin Avico 450-HP Yamaha engines to get you out there in a hurry, plus all the best electronics, including an autopilot system, GPS, fishfinder, and more. Captain Taco 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

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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami mutton snapper fishing charter

What are the best mutton snapper fishing charters in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 36 mutton snapper 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 Reef and Wreck fishing guided by Charles.

Our guides in Miami are rated a 4.89 out of 5 based on 2525 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 Mutton Snapper charter include Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Coral Gables.

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

What types of mutton snapper fishing charters are common in Miami?

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

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

How much do Miami mutton snapper fishing charters cost?

for mutton snapper in Miami prices can range anywhere from an affordable $69 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for mutton snapper in Miami is $739. The average price for a full day trip for mutton snapper in Miami is $1,281.

What month is best for mutton snapper fishing in Miami?

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

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

Mutton snapper, prized for their delicious taste and impressive fighting abilities, are a sought-after species among anglers exploring Miami's coastal waters. These colorful fish are commonly found in reefs, wrecks, and other offshore structures throughout the region. Mutton snapper are known for their distinctive red coloration and prominent canine teeth, which they use to prey on smaller fish and crustaceans. Their cautious nature and keen sense of smell make them a challenging but rewarding catch for anglers of all skill levels.

In Miami, the prime seasons for targeting mutton snapper typically occur during the cooler months of fall and winter. As temperatures drop, mutton snapper become more active and move closer to the coastline in search of food. During these seasons, anglers often encounter mutton snapper congregating around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures where they feed on baitfish and crustaceans. Anglers targeting mutton snapper during these peak seasons may have better success, as the fish are more likely to be actively feeding and readily taking bait.

When it comes to fishing techniques, anglers employ a variety of methods to target mutton snapper in Miami's waters. One effective technique is bottom fishing using live bait or cut bait rigged on light tackle. Anglers deploy the bait near the bottom around reefs and wrecks, where mutton snapper are known to congregate. Additionally, anglers may use vertical jigging or casting with artificial lures to entice strikes from mutton snapper. With their sharp eyesight and cautious behavior, hooking into a mutton snapper provides anglers with an exciting challenge and the chance to land a prized catch in Miami's coastal waters.

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

In Miami, the seasons for targeting mutton snapper are influenced by fluctuations in water temperature and weather conditions. Typically, the prime seasons for mutton snapper fishing occur during the cooler months of fall and winter. As temperatures drop, mutton snapper become more active and move closer to the coastline in search of food. During these seasons, anglers often find success targeting mutton snapper around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures where they congregate to feed.

While mutton snapper can be encountered year-round in Miami's coastal waters, their presence may be less predictable during the warmer months of spring and summer. As temperatures rise, mutton snapper may move to deeper offshore areas or seek shelter in cooler, shaded spots within reefs and wrecks. However, with changing weather patterns and oceanic conditions, anglers may still have opportunities to target mutton snapper during these seasons, particularly during early morning or late afternoon when temperatures are cooler.

Staying informed about seasonal patterns, water temperatures, and oceanic currents can help anglers maximize their chances of encountering mutton snapper in Miami's waters. During the prime seasons of fall and winter, anglers can expect more consistent sightings and encounters with these prized fish, providing ample opportunities for thrilling battles and rewarding catches. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shore, targeting mutton snapper in Miami's coastal waters offers anglers an exciting challenge and the chance to land a delicious and prized catch.

What techniques are popular for catching mutton snapper in Miami?

When targeting mutton snapper in Miami's coastal waters, anglers employ a variety of effective fishing techniques to increase their chances of success. One popular method is bottom fishing using live bait or cut bait rigged on light tackle. Anglers deploy the bait near the bottom around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures where mutton snapper are known to congregate. Using this technique, anglers can present the bait in a natural manner, enticing strikes from hungry mutton snapper as they forage for food.

Another effective technique for catching mutton snapper in Miami is vertical jigging. Anglers use heavy metal jigs to mimic the movement of baitfish, dropping them down to the desired depth and then jigging them up and down to entice strikes. Vertical jigging is particularly effective when targeting mutton snapper around reefs and wrecks, where these fish often feed on smaller fish and crustaceans. This method requires precision and finesse but can yield rewarding results when executed properly.

Additionally, anglers may use casting with artificial lures to target mutton snapper in Miami's waters. Lures such as soft plastics, jigs, and crankbaits can be cast around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures where mutton snapper are known to inhabit. Anglers can vary their retrieval speed and presentation to mimic the movements of fleeing baitfish, enticing strikes from mutton snapper as they ambush their prey. With their sharp eyesight and cautious behavior, hooking into a mutton snapper provides anglers with an exciting challenge and the chance to land a prized catch in Miami's coastal waters.

What other species are popular in Miami?

Aside from targeting mutton snapper, anglers exploring Miami's coastal waters have a diverse range of other species to pursue. One popular catch is the grouper, known for their powerful fighting abilities and delicious flesh. Several species of grouper inhabit the reefs and wrecks off Miami's coast, including black grouper, red grouper, and gag grouper. These fish are often found lurking in rocky crevices and underwater structures, where they ambush their prey. Anglers targeting grouper in Miami's waters can use a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing with live bait or cut bait, trolling with deep-diving lures, and vertical jigging.

Another prized species in Miami's coastal waters is the kingfish, also known as king mackerel. These fast-swimming predators are commonly found in the open waters off Miami's coast, where they feed on smaller fish and squid. Kingfish are known for their blistering runs and acrobatic leaps when hooked, providing anglers with thrilling battles. Anglers targeting kingfish in Miami's waters often use trolling with live bait, artificial lures, or rigged baits to entice strikes from these powerful fish.

In addition to grouper and kingfish, Miami's coastal waters offer opportunities to catch a variety of other species, including snapper, mahi-mahi, tarpon, and cobia. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or shore, anglers can enjoy the thrill of targeting a diverse range of fish species throughout the year. With its rich biodiversity and abundance of fishing opportunities, Miami remains a premier destination for anglers seeking unforgettable coastal adventures and the chance to land trophy-sized catches.

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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