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Offshore Big Game Trip

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36 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Big Game Expedition - 60' Hatteras

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60 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Big-Time Sportfishing

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60 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

Offshore Fishing

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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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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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

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

Miami Beach Deep Sea

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Miami
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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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trip description for Marvelous Miami Fishing Experience in Miami

Enjoy a great day of fishing with Captain Sig. Anglers at any level that want to fish in Miami can seek the thrill of kite-fishing, off-shore deep sea-fishing and trolling. Captain and Crew are eager to engage at your desired skill level. Clients book with Sig because they know they get real deep sea action with the expertise, equipment and speed enjoyed by the pros. Here in Miami, the Atlantic features tropical waters and the Gulf Stream. Both are key to consistently productive fisheries, calmer waters and happy clients. Our highly experienced Captain and crew will take you to the action for one of the most professional, action-packed and enjoyable fishing adventures around. Read More

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Marvelous Miami Fishing Experience

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43 ft 1 - 6 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

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

Expert Level Spearfishing Trip

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$$
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Full Day Ultimate Fishing Trip in Fort Lauderdale

A fully customized 52′ Hatteras with 892 Detroit Diesels – 750 horse power each. The cockpit is where all the action takes place – with one central fighting chair and plenty of rod holders. our Fort Lauderdale sightseeing boat is fully air conditioned, including TV, radio, refrigerator, and ice maker. One of the most comfortable Florida fishing charters. Arrive approximatly 15 minutes prior to your departure to allow the crew to get aquainted with everyone and figure out what species to target. Once on our way, the mate will go over the proper fishing techniques to be used. Don’t worry, no experience is needed. One of the best aspects of fishing in South Florida is how close the deep water is in close proximity to the beach. The average depth drops off 100 feet of water every mile traveled off land. It is a beautiful thing when you are fishing within 30 minutes of leaving the dock. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Full Day Ultimate Fishing Trip

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52 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Hollywood
Fishing in Hollywood
Fishing in Hollywood
trip description for World Famous Sportfishing - Large Group in Hollywood

Calling all thrill-seekers and fishing enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on an epic offshore fishing adventure out of Hollywood, Florida? Look no further than Captain David and his 48' Stapleton sportfisher! On this trip, you'll be reeling in some of America's most exciting and sought-after offshore species, including Sailfish, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Groupers, and Snappers. Captain David is an extremely experienced captain who knows these waters like the back of his hand, and he'll take you to all the best spots to make the catch of a lifetime. But it's not just about the fishing! On board his luxurious 48' Stapleton sportfisher, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the comfortable experience. With a spacious deck and all the latest fishing technology, you'll be equipped to catch even the most elusive fish. Captain David has kitted her out with a fighting chair, Tuna Tubes for your live bait, outriggers, live wells, and more-all to enhance your experience and give you the best shot at massive success! Captain David is passionate about fishing and loves nothing more than sharing his knowledge and expertise with his clients. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, he'll provide expert guidance and support to ensure that you have an unforgettable experience on the water. Gather your friends or family and book your offshore fishing trip with Captain David today! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hollywood

World Famous Sportfishing - Large Group

100% (3)
48 ft 1 - 17 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami wahoo fishing charter

What are the best wahoo fishing charters in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 67 wahoo trips in Miami, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Big Game Trip guided by Bryan, Big Game Expedition - 60' Hatteras guided by Nelson, and Big-Time Sportfishing guided by Nelson.

Our guides in Miami are rated a 4.81 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 Wahoo charter include Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Key Biscayne.

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

What types of wahoo fishing charters are common in Miami?

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

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

How much do Miami wahoo fishing charters cost?

for wahoo in Miami prices can range anywhere from an affordable $550 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for wahoo in Miami is $1,298. The average price for a full day trip for wahoo in Miami is $1,749.

What month is best for wahoo fishing in Miami?

The most popular season for wahoo fishing in Miami is spring, and most anglers book their trips 28 days in advance.

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

Wahoo, also known as ono, are a prized catch among anglers in Miami, Florida. These sleek and powerful fish are renowned for their speed and agility, making them a thrilling challenge to reel in. Found in the warm waters off the coast of Miami, wahoo are often targeted by sport fishermen seeking an adrenaline-pumping adventure on the open sea. With their distinctive blue-green coloration and elongated bodies, wahoo are easily recognizable and are a favorite among both recreational and professional anglers alike.

Miami offers abundant opportunities for wahoo fishing, with its proximity to the Gulf Stream and the diverse marine ecosystem of the Atlantic Ocean. Anglers can venture offshore in pursuit of wahoo, trolling along the edge of the Gulf Stream or near underwater structures where these fish are known to congregate. During the winter months, wahoo fishing in Miami is particularly fruitful, as these fish migrate closer to shore in search of warmer waters, presenting anglers with prime opportunities to hook into these prized game fish.

Aside from the thrill of the chase, wahoo fishing in Miami also offers the chance to enjoy the stunning scenery and vibrant marine life of the region. From the sparkling blue waters of the Atlantic to the breathtaking views of the Miami skyline, anglers are treated to a memorable experience on the water. Whether casting lines from a charter boat or navigating the waves in a private vessel, the allure of wahoo fishing in Miami is undeniable, drawing anglers from near and far to test their skills against these powerful predators in one of the world's premier fishing destinations.

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

In Miami, the wahoo season brings excitement and anticipation to anglers throughout the year. While these sleek and fast-swimming fish can be found in the waters off Miami's coast year-round, certain times of the year are particularly productive for targeting wahoo. Winter months, from December through March, often mark the peak of wahoo season in Miami. During this time, wahoo migrate closer to shore, following warmer currents and congregating around offshore structures, providing anglers with ample opportunities to hook into these prized game fish.

As spring transitions into summer, wahoo fishing in Miami remains strong, although the fish may move farther offshore as water temperatures rise. From April through June, anglers can still encounter wahoo prowling the waters around Miami, especially in deeper offshore areas and along the edge of the Gulf Stream. Trolling with high-speed lures and rigged baits is a popular method for targeting wahoo during these months, as these fish are known for their voracious appetites and lightning-fast strikes.

Fall in Miami heralds the return of wahoo season, as cooling temperatures prompt these fish to migrate back towards the coast in search of baitfish and favorable conditions. From September through November, anglers can once again target wahoo in the waters off Miami, with opportunities to reel in trophy-sized specimens. Whether trolling offshore or casting near underwater structures, the wahoo season in Miami offers anglers a chance to test their skills and experience the thrill of landing one of the ocean's most prized game fish in a vibrant and dynamic fishing destination.

What techniques are popular for catching wahoo in Miami?

Wahoo fishing in Miami demands a combination of skill, strategy, and the right equipment to maximize success on the water. One of the most popular techniques for targeting wahoo is high-speed trolling. Anglers typically deploy large, brightly colored lures or rigged baits and cruise along the edge of the Gulf Stream or near offshore structures at speeds of 12 to 20 knots. This high-speed approach mimics the rapid movements of prey fish, enticing wahoo to strike with their lightning-fast attacks. Experienced anglers often vary trolling depths and patterns to cover a range of water columns and increase their chances of encountering these elusive predators.

Another effective technique for wahoo fishing in Miami is deep dropping or bottom fishing. Wahoo are known to patrol the depths around underwater structures such as reefs, wrecks, and drop-offs, making them accessible targets for anglers using vertical jigging or live bait presentations. Dropping heavy jigs or bait rigs to the bottom and jigging them back up through the water column can trigger aggressive strikes from wahoo lurking below. Live bait such as blue runners, ballyhoo, or bonito rigged with stinger hooks can also tempt wahoo into biting, especially when presented near structure where these fish often congregate.

In addition to trolling and bottom fishing, deploying spreader bars and daisy chains can be effective for wahoo fishing in Miami. These artificial bait rigs consist of multiple lures or teasers rigged in a line to simulate a school of baitfish swimming through the water. When trolled at moderate speeds, spreader bars and daisy chains create a commotion that attracts wahoo, often resulting in multiple strikes at once. Anglers can customize their spreader bars with a variety of lure sizes and colors to match prevailing conditions and increase their chances of enticing wahoo to bite. By employing a combination of these techniques, anglers can increase their success rates and enjoy thrilling wahoo fishing adventures in the waters off Miami.

What other species are popular in Miami?

While wahoo fishing undoubtedly holds a special allure for anglers in Miami, the city's rich marine ecosystem offers a plethora of other species to target, ensuring a diverse and exciting fishing experience. One notable catch is the prized sailfish, known for its spectacular acrobatics and lightning-fast runs. Miami is renowned as one of the world's premier sailfish destinations, with peak seasons typically occurring in winter and spring when these majestic fish migrate through the warm waters off the coast. Anglers can troll with rigged baits or deploy live bait under kites to entice sailfish into striking, providing an adrenaline-pumping challenge for even the most seasoned fishermen.

In addition to sailfish, Miami offers opportunities to target a wide variety of pelagic species, including mahi-mahi, tuna, and marlin. Mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado, are prized for their vibrant colors and delicious flesh, making them a favorite among anglers seeking a thrilling offshore adventure. Trolling with brightly colored lures or casting to floating debris and weed lines can attract mahi-mahi, with larger specimens often found in deeper waters or near offshore structures. Similarly, yellowfin and blackfin tuna frequent the waters around Miami, providing anglers with fast-paced action and fierce battles as they chase down baitfish schools and feeding frenzies.

For those looking to explore Miami's inshore waters, a variety of species await, including snook, tarpon, and redfish. These iconic game fish can be found in the city's bays, estuaries, and mangrove-lined channels, offering anglers the chance to test their skills in a more intimate and scenic setting. Whether casting lures along mangrove shorelines, sight-fishing in shallow flats, or drifting with live bait in tidal currents, inshore fishing in Miami provides anglers with endless opportunities for excitement and adventure, ensuring a memorable fishing experience for anglers of all levels.

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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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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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