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45 ft 1 - 6 People From $950
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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $750
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34 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,650
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Half Day in Fort Lauderdale

In our half day trips depending on time of year or target species. We will troll, live bait, bottom fish, shark fish, or Kite fish. We will usually stay within 2 miles of the beach where most of the bait fish and bottom fish are. But we usually like to target whatever fish that are biting that time of year or whatever the customer would like to catch. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter near Miami

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Deep Sea Ft. Lauderdale 46' in Fort Lauderdale

Offshore Fishing Trips for Sailfish, Dolphin, Tuna, Snapper & more. As your party boards the boat, you will notice the engines are warm and ready to go. As we head out to the fishing grounds, our experienced crew gets everyone acquainted with the boat her features and safety measures. The entire crew and you anglers will work together with the goal of successfully putting fish in the cooler and/or hooking you up with that bucket list fish of a lifetime! No one is left out and no one is too big of a novice. We are patient with our clients and rather rude and impolite with the fish! Please note start times! 4 hour trips: 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM . 5-6 hour trips: 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM 8 hour trips: Between 7:00 or 8:00 am. You pick the time and we will be ready. But not in the afternoon! We'd run out of daylight... When the fishing trip is concluded, we clean your catch for you. If you’d like some of your catch for lunch or dinner, we can direct you to some nearby waterfront restaurants that can cook it for you. So, what are you waiting for? Fishing in Ft. Lauderdale is fun! Let’s go fishin’. Read More

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Deep Sea Ft. Lauderdale 46'

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46 ft 1 - 6 People From $875
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Inshore fishing in Miami Beach

Everything is provided along with live bait. This trip is perfect for individuals prone to seasickness or have children and elders in their group. Generally targeting snappers, grouper, and jacks, as-well as gamefish such as Tarpon and Snook. At the end of trip tell us how you want to take your catch: gutted, scaled, or filleted. Read More

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Inshore Fishing

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34 ft 1 - 4 People From $945
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for OffShore Trip - 26' Bimini in Fort Lauderdale

**Reef Fishing** we drop anchor and start building life by using chum and live or dead bait to attract predators such as various types of snapper, sharks, grouper and the occasional pelagic species. This is an exciting option for the beginner or advanced angler and can be done at night. **Trolling** This is the bread and butter meat fishing technique. We can target anything from  King mackerel, tuna, mahimahi, sailfish, Bonito and just about anything that feeds on other fish. This technique is great for the Beginner and is best performed in the early daytime. **Deep Dropping** Tech. : Heavy Tackle, Deep dropping We venture 10 to 15 miles offshore to very deep waters targeting deep water species with electric reels such as Rose fish, Tilefish, and Grouper. This is a low impact type of fishing for any skill level. Read More

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OffShore Trip - 26' Bimini

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $640
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Half - 3/4 Day Trip - 37’ SeaVee in Fort Lauderdale

For those that might not be looking to spend a full 8 hours out on the water, or simply don't have time, Captain Preston offers 4 hour half day charters and 6 hour 3/4 adventures just for you! **Half Day 4-Hour Trip** Want to give fishing a try but not sure you want to commit the entire day? A half day charter could be right for you. These trips are also recommended for those prone to seasickness, or with young kids. Due to Captain Preston's close proximity to fishable waters, there is still a good amount of time to catch some quality fish. Trips typically run from 8am-12pm, or 1pm-5pm for these 4 hour adventures. **3/4 Day 6-Hour Trip** Can't decide between half-day and full-day? Split the difference with a 6-hour charter. These trips allow Captain Preston to be a bit more flexible with the fishing styles you'll use compared to a half day. This is Definitely Captain Preston's most popular option, and typically run from 8am- 2pm. No matter which option you choose, you be able to rest assured knowing you made the right decision once you step aboard the Second Wynnd with a Fort Lauderdale native in Captain Preston. She's a custom-built 2020, 37’ SeaVee and is one of the newest and nicest boats in the Lauderdale charter fleet. Triple outboard engines power the Second Wynnd, so you won’t experience the strong-smelly diesel fumes that many other boats can produce, significantly reducing the chance of seasickness. Both trip options include a variety of all the best light and heavy rods, reels, tackle, and bait to land an assortment of fish! Captain Preston will clean your catch at the end of the day as well so you can take home some tasty table fare for the freezer. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Miami

Half - 3/4 Day Trip - 37’ SeaVee

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37 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Fort Lauderdale Half Day Special Luxury Vip 64' Viking in Fort Lauderdale

Join Captain Chase, who runs trips from Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale all year round. A great fishing trip starts with a great luxury vessel! Come aboard the impressive 64’ Viking Sportfish as she weighs in at 185,000 pounds which is perfect for offshore fishing trips. She accommodates up to 10 anglers and offers plenty of room for each guest with her 21’ Foot Beam. This luxurious Sportfish comes equipped with various amenities including four staterooms with in-suite showers, full galley, settee eating area, and full mezzanine seating in the cockpit. While fishing onboard, your catch will never be too far away. Whether you’re just here for the fishing action or want to spend some time relaxing and sunbathing on the deck, you’ll get to do it in style aboard this luxury yacht. It’s hard to list every fish you’ll be able to target on this trip. These bountiful waters have almost everything, from Wahoo, Snapper, and Kingfish, to Amberjack, Grouper, and Mahi Mahi. Captain’s favorite, Tuna, is also an option and you can get Blackfin and Yellowfin. Let’s not forget Billfish species! There’s Swordfish, Sailfish, White, and Blue Marlin. Make sure to take a photo if you catch Billfish, as they have to be released back. You can keep your catch and the crew will clean it for you. Onboard, you’ll find everything you need for your trip. The vessel is stocked Tournament Tackle, Fighting Chair & equipped with tournament-grade electronics and Radar. Remember, Capt. Chase can also cater your event. The crew will do their best to meet your expectations, whether you’re looking to relax and get a tan, learn a few tricks, or land a huge catch. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join in on the adventure, from beginners to tournament professionals. Please note: this offer is non-inclusive of the cost of fuel & gratuity. Also, if required, the vessel relocation, dockage & Bahamian Customs, Immigration Fees & or holiday rates. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Miami

Fort Lauderdale Half Day Special Luxury Vip 64' Viking

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64 ft 1 - 10 People From $4,195
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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami yellowtail snapper fishing charter

What are the best yellowtail snapper fishing charters in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 21 yellowtail snapper trips in Miami, and the most popular trips in the area are Miami Premier Fishing guided by John, Reef and Wreck fishing guided by Charles, and Reef, Wreck, and Drift Trip guided by Ozzy.

Our guides in Miami are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2711 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 Yellowtail Snapper charter include Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Coral Gables.

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

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

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

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

How much do Miami yellowtail snapper fishing charters cost?

for yellowtail snapper in Miami prices can range anywhere from about $554 to $4,211, but the average price for a half day trip for yellowtail snapper in Miami is $1,546. The average price for a full day trip for yellowtail snapper in Miami is $1,285.

What month is best for yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami?

The most popular season for yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami is spring, and most anglers book their trips 27 days in advance.

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

Yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami is a beloved pastime among local anglers and visitors alike. These sleek and flavorful fish inhabit the shallow reefs and wrecks found offshore, making them accessible targets for anglers of all skill levels. One of the most popular methods for catching yellowtail snapper is bottom fishing with live bait or cut bait. Anglers often anchor over productive reef areas and deploy rigs equipped with small hooks and lightweight tackle to entice these tasty fish.

Timing is key when targeting yellowtail snapper in Miami. While they can be caught year-round, the peak season typically occurs during the warmer months, from spring through early fall. During this time, yellowtail snapper congregate in large numbers around reef structures to spawn, providing anglers with excellent opportunities to fill their coolers. Anglers may also encounter yellowtail snapper while targeting other species such as grouper or mutton snapper, adding an element of surprise to their fishing adventures.

Yellowtail snapper are known for their elusive nature and finicky feeding habits, requiring anglers to employ finesse and patience to successfully hook into them. Lighter tackle and subtle presentations are often necessary to entice these wary fish, making yellowtail snapper fishing a rewarding challenge. Whether fishing from a private boat, charter vessel, or even from shore, anglers in Miami can enjoy the thrill of targeting yellowtail snapper against the backdrop of the city's stunning coastal scenery.

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

In Miami, understanding the seasonal patterns of yellowtail snapper is essential for anglers looking to maximize their chances of success. While yellowtail snapper can be found in the waters off Miami year-round, their behavior and abundance vary throughout the seasons. Spring through early fall marks the peak season for yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami. During these warmer months, the waters teem with activity as yellowtail snapper congregate around reef structures to spawn. This period offers prime opportunities for anglers to target these flavorful fish in large numbers, making it an ideal time to plan fishing trips.

As the weather transitions to the cooler months in late fall and winter, yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami becomes less predictable. While yellowtail snapper can still be caught during these months, they tend to be more scattered and less abundant compared to the peak season. Anglers may need to adjust their tactics and target different areas to locate schools of yellowtail snapper during the off-peak months. However, with proper planning and persistence, anglers can still enjoy successful outings targeting yellowtail snapper even during the cooler seasons.

Throughout the year, various factors such as water temperature, currents, and bait availability influence the movements and behavior of yellowtail snapper in Miami's waters. Anglers should stay informed about these environmental factors and adapt their fishing strategies accordingly. Whether it's springtime spawning aggregations or winter scattered populations, understanding the seasonal nuances of yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami is key to enjoying consistent success on the water.

What techniques are popular for catching yellowtail snapper in Miami?

Yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami requires anglers to employ a range of techniques tailored to the habits and preferences of these elusive fish. One of the most popular methods is bottom fishing over reef structures where yellowtail snapper congregate. Anglers typically use light tackle and small hooks baited with live shrimp, pilchards, or cut bait to entice bites. Patience is key as anglers must carefully present their offerings near the bottom and be prepared to feel the subtle nibbles of yellowtail snapper as they feed.

Another effective technique for yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami is drift fishing. Anglers drift over productive reef areas while presenting baits at various depths using weighted rigs. This allows anglers to cover more water and locate active schools of yellowtail snapper. Drift fishing requires careful attention to the speed and direction of the drift, as well as adjusting bait presentation to match the preferences of the fish. It's a versatile approach that can yield success throughout the year, especially when targeting larger specimens.

For anglers seeking a more hands-on approach, jigging can be a productive technique for yellowtail snapper fishing in Miami. Using specialized jigs, anglers can mimic the movements of small baitfish or crustaceans, enticing yellowtail snapper to strike. Jigging allows anglers to fish both vertically over reef structures and horizontally while drifting, providing flexibility in targeting different depths and locations. It's a dynamic technique that requires skill and finesse but can result in exciting hookups with these prized fish. Whether employing bottom fishing, drift fishing, or jigging, mastering these techniques is essential for anglers looking to enjoy successful yellowtail snapper fishing adventures in the waters of Miami.

What other species are popular in Miami?

While yellowtail snapper fishing is undoubtedly a popular pursuit in Miami, the city's diverse waters offer a plethora of other species for anglers to target. One such species is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish, which inhabits the offshore waters of Miami year-round. These fast and powerful fish provide thrilling action for anglers, often striking trolled baits or lures with ferocity. Kingfish are known for their blistering runs and acrobatic leaps, making them a favorite target among local sport fishermen.

Another prized species in Miami's waters is the sailfish, particularly during the winter months when they migrate southward along the coast. Anglers flock to Miami to target these majestic billfish, renowned for their aerial displays and lightning-fast runs. Trolling with rigged baits or lures is the preferred method for targeting sailfish, with anglers often deploying multiple lines to cover a wide area of water. Landing a sailfish is a badge of honor for any angler, making Miami a premier destination for those seeking trophy-sized catches.

In addition to king mackerel and sailfish, Miami offers opportunities to target a variety of other species, including mahi-mahi, wahoo, grouper, and snapper. These offshore and nearshore species provide anglers with a diverse range of fishing experiences, from battling the powerful runs of a mahi-mahi to wrestling with the strength of a grouper on the reef. With its warm waters, vibrant marine life, and abundance of fishing opportunities, Miami truly stands as a world-class destination for anglers of all interests and skill levels.

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

  • ★★★★★
    We didn’t actually catch anything during the trip, but it was great nonetheless.

    Breyhauna J. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great captain and first mate.

    Robert D. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

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

    Sheryl P. with Taylor S. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Eric was real nice! It was an awesome time out in the deep sea. We caught Tuna and Yellowtail Snappers.

    In P. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, 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

  • ★★★★★
    It was a slow day but Capt Eric was great.

    Mike S. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Maurice and his son took 5 of us out and despite unusual 50 degree rainy weather in Miami we absolutely crushed it. Caught some kingfish, false albacore, and-the cherry on top-a beautiful sailfish. Maurice worked tirelessly to put us on fish and even stayed out a little longer than we should have to get us more bites. He runs a very clean operation and I’ll be back for more.

    Attison B. with Maurice Y. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    My 3 sons, ages 20 and 17, and I had a great trip with Captain Preston. The Sea Vee was big enough to manage the rough sea. We caught 6 mahi, a king, and a shark. We are from Colorado and love an adventure. Captain Preston knows what he is doing. Reeling in the fish was lots of fun. I would caution against taking youngsters or people with medical problems this time of year (November) because you must hang on with the big waves. Suzanne

    Suzanne C. with Preston C. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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