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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

Inshore, Lake, River Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Everglades Peacock Bass/Largemouth

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20 ft 1 - 3 People From $550
Fishing in Delray Beach

Inshore, Lake, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Delray Beach

Lake Ida And Osborne Fishing

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20 ft 1 - 3 People From $500
Fishing in Miami

Lake Fishing Trip in Miami

Freshwater Peacock Bass & More

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Fishing, Hunting in Fort Lauderdale

Invasive Species Fishing, Hunting Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Cast And Blast Adventures

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17 ft 1 - 3 People From $950
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

Lake Fishing Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Shoreline Peacock Bass Fishing

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1 - 4 People From $200
Fishing in Delray Beach

Lake Fishing Trip in Delray Beach

Canal Fishing For Peacock Bass

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23 ft 1 - 4 People From $450

Top Cities for Peacock Bass Fishing in Florida

Most Popular Types of Peacock Bass Trips in Florida

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Fishing in Delray Beach
Fishing in Delray Beach
Fishing in Delray Beach
trip description for Lake Ida Freshwater Slam in Delray Beach

Head out with Skip and prepare for an action-packed day of Florida freshwater fishing! Lake Ida is a perfect sanctuary for freshwater fishing near the beautiful Florida coast. This trip is perfect for families, and kids are welcome! On this trip, Skip will motor you out into Lake Ida where you can expect to target exciting species such as Peacock Bass, Clown Knifefish, and Largemouth Bass. The only method you'll need to catch these distinctive, colorful fish is classic light tackle. Just let Skip know what fish you want to catch and he'll get you set up with whatever's biting that time of year! You'll be fishing aboard a 20’ G3 Deluxe bay boat that can comfortably fit 3 anglers. This do-it-all vessel will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting! Skip will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, any snacks or drinks you might need and a Florida fishing license. He also includes a cooler stocked with ice and water. Book your trip today and get ready for an exciting freshwater trip! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Plantation

Lake Ida Freshwater Slam

100% (7)
20 ft 1 - 3 People From $225
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Everglades Trip - 21’ Storm in Fort Lauderdale

Head out with a veteran guide in Captain JP and he'll put you on some of South Florida’s most revered freshwater fish species. Whether you’re looking to catch the Florida staple: Largemouth Bass or something more exotic like Peacock bass or Clown Knifefish your guide JP knows how to do it all! When fishing the Everglades with JP you will be exploring the maze of canals and waterways that hold tons of fish. These waterways are dam regulated and the water level can change which can be a major advantage for JP and you of course. When the water levels are high the fish bask in the sun and mill around on the flats allowing you to stalk fish and target bigger fish. When the water levels go down, the fish are forced off the flats and into deeper pockets of water where they're all consolidated in the same place. Though the specimens are often smaller when the water is low, you can easily catch fish until your arms are too tired to catch anymore! The Everglades areas are one of the most popular fishing spots for JP's clients. On these private bass fishing charter, enjoy a tailor-made experience for you and your group. Cruise around the scenic waterways, learn the basics, or hone your fishing skills with tips from JP who has over 30 years of experience wearing out the Bass in these waters. All other lures, tackle, rods, reels, and other gear is included, and JP's 21ft Storm Bass Boat comes stocked with bottled water and ice, however, you are more than welcome to bring any beverage or food that you would like onboard. All you need to bring is your Florida freshwater fishing license and you'll be all set! Whether your trip is about the chance to catch a giant Florida largemouth, or just the opportunity to make memories with family and friends, rest assured JP will provide a fun, professional, and fantastic experience​! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter near Plantation

Everglades Trip - 21’ Storm

100% (1)
21 ft 1 - 2 People From $400
Fishing in Plantation
Fishing in Plantation
Fishing in Plantation
trip description for Everglades Bass and Peacock Bass in Plantation

Join us for a fishing escapade like no other in the mesmerizing Florida Everglades, where the waters come alive with the thrilling hunt for Bass and Peacock Bass. With a vast range of fishing opportunities, from the serene Flats to the exciting inshore and nearshore areas, your angling dreams are about to become a reality. Discover the Ultimate Fishing Challenge Get ready to test your skills and expertise in artificial lure fishing with light tackle, as our seasoned and passionate fishing guide, Captain Brett, leads the way. His years of experience navigating these waterways and understanding the behavior of these prized fish will make this journey truly unforgettable. Bass and Peacock Bass Extravaganza Prepare to be captivated by the stunning beauty and sheer power of the Bass and Peacock Bass species that roam these waters. From their breathtaking colors to their tenacious fighting spirit, you'll be left in awe as you reel in the catch of a lifetime. Unravel the Everglades' Natural Wonders Beyond the thrill of fishing, you'll be immersed in the unique ecosystem of the Florida Everglades. Marvel at the diverse wildlife, from graceful herons gliding through the sky to curious alligators lurking in the marshes. It's a journey through nature's finest work. Perfect for All Experience Levels Whether you're an avid angler seeking a new challenge or a first-time fisher eager to try something extraordinary, our fishing trip is designed to cater to all experience levels. Our friendly crew will ensure you have the time of your life while staying safe and comfortable. Book Your Adventure Today! Spaces are limited, and this adventure is in high demand. Don't miss your chance to embark on a fishing trip that will leave you with cherished memories and a newfound appreciation for the Florida Everglades. Book now and get ready to create lasting bonds with fellow anglers and nature enthusiasts, as you savor the thrill of reeling in Bass and Peacock Bass under the guidance of the remarkable Captain Brett. Read More

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Plantation

Everglades Bass And Peacock Bass

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People From $400
Fishing in Belle Glade
Fishing in Belle Glade
Fishing in Belle Glade
trip description for Lake Okeechobee Trip - 21’ Ranger in Belle Glade

If your looking for monster Large Mouth bass you've come to the right place. Lake Okeechobee bass fishing is considered some of the best freshwater fishing in the United States, and even considered one of the premier fishing destinations in the world. So whether you are a spinner-bait or jig flipping fisherman, your guide JP will teach you the latest tricks to catching Florida bass. Equipment for bass fishing varies from light spinning tackle to heavy-duty flipping rods, and with over 30 years of experience guiding this premier fishery JP knows all the tricks and is excited to share them with you! On the day of your trip you’ll be fishing aboard JP's 21' Storm bass fishing vessel equipped with a 250 HP Mercury Pro XS, live bait well, wireless trolling motor, and an ice box. This boat can accommodate 2 fishermen. Make sure you bring a valid Florida Freshwater fishing license, some food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, and a hat. JP will take care of all rods, reels, tackle, lures, and you can purchase live bait if it’s available in season. You're more than welcome to bring your own gear if you'd like as well! Bring your kids or your angling buddies and head out to a fishing adventure to remember! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Plantation

Lake Okeechobee Trip - 21’ Ranger

100% (2)
21 ft 1 - 2 People From $400
Fishing in Delray Beach
Fishing in Delray Beach
Fishing in Delray Beach
trip description for Peacock Bass Trophy Hunt in Delray Beach

Welcome to Delray Beach's premier freshwater fishing charter! On this awesome trip, you'll be chasing Peacock Bass, Clown Knifefish, and big ol' Largemouth Bass in the channels and lakes around Delray! This is a great opportunity for anglers of all skill levels to experience the thrill of catching Peacock Bass. Peacock Bass aren't actually bass, but are a type of cichlid native to South America. They were introduced in 1984, and now they can be found in the canals and lakes all over South Florida. They're known for their vibrant colors and fierce fighting spirit, making them a popular target for anglers. Captain Brian's 18' Carolina Skiff is an ideal boat for fishing shallow freshwater channels, and is equipped with all kinds of gear to maximize your chances of a big trophy. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, Brian will make sure you have a fun and memorable experience on the water. If you're looking for an terrific experience in South Florida, this fishing charter is the perfect choice! With your experienced captain, top-of-the-line equipment, and access to the best spots on the water, you're sure to have a great day. Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Plantation

Peacock Bass Trophy Hunt

100% (2)
18 ft 1 - 3 People From $200
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Fishing in Lantana
Fishing in Lantana
Fishing in Lantana
trip description for Unreal Peacock & Clown Knife Action in Lantana

Captain Carlos' freshwater charters allow you to catch a variety of species, you don't just target one. Some common catches include peacock bass, largemouth bass and clown knife fish. These trips are extremely consistent and can produce all day action. All too often, he puts his client on so many fish that trips are called early by his clients because their arms are too tired to continue! Check out the carousel above to see some of the species you can expect to catch. Every private charter you book is run solely by Captain Carlos. Charters take place aboard a 19' polar bay boat. This boat is powered by a 2021 Suzuki 150hp engine. The boat is equipped with Garmin Electronics and a Minn Kota trolling motor. This fishing charter service is very family-oriented and welcomes all ages and groups. Meet up location can occasionally change depending on the day and where the best fishing is in the area, but Carlos will commonly pick up his guests from The Hive Waterfront Restaurant & Tiki in Lantana, FL. The hive is located at 2412 Floral Rd, Lantana, FL 33462. It is a great place to grab some delicious food and drinks after your charter! You will need to buy your fresh water fishing license before the trip, but otherwise, Captain Carlos will have everything else you need for a succesful day out on the water. This charter will give you the experiences and moments that you will never forget! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip near Plantation

Unreal Peacock & Clown Knife Action

100% (1)
19 ft 1 - 4 People From $225
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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing trip in Florida

What are the best peacock bass fishing trips in Florida?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 30 peacock bass trips in Florida, and the most popular trips in the area are Freshwater Peacock Bass & More guided by Charles, Cast and Blast Adventures guided by Justin, and Shoreline Peacock Bass Fishing guided by Ronald.

Our guides in Florida 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.

The most popular cities to book a Peacock Bass charter in Florida are Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami.

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

What types of peacock bass fishing trips are common in Florida?

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

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

How much does a Florida peacock bass fishing trip cost?

for peacock bass in Florida prices can range anywhere from about $350 to $1,050, but the average price for a half day trip for peacock bass in Florida is $570. The average price for a full day trip for peacock bass in Florida is $771.

What month is best for peacock bass fishing in Florida?

The most popular season for peacock bass fishing in Florida is spring, and most anglers book their trips 34 days in advance.

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

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    It was an excellent trip. We had fun and caught lots of fish. My two nephews loved it and are ready to go again. Skip was a very nice guy and certainly knows a lot about the variety of fish that exists in Lake Ida.

    Steven W. with Skip S. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing day out in the water with Capt Charles ! He worked hard to give us a superb experience of the Miami peacock bass scene. Look forward to do it again with Charles , so much fan and some incredible fish !!!

    Stefano R. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Justin was awesome. Caught 9 different fish species with him during our fishing part of the trip. He knew exactly where to cast,what to cast, and how to work the fishing pole. The hunt part was amazing as well. Got 12 Iguanas, one being around 41 inches. Justin has the best eyes when it comes to spotting them. He’d point one out while going full speed in the boat. it would take us 10-15 second to spot it. If you want to do an iguana hunt in the Fort Lauderdale area, book Justin.

    Jeffery W. with Justin N. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    JP was an absolute treat to go out and fish with. The whole experience from catching fish to listening to JP’s stories and fish expertise was amazing. My son and I will book again with JP, AKA, The BassWhisperer! Jason Richard Tucson, AZ

    Jason R. with Jp M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Roy was one of the best guiding trips I’ve ever been on! Very funny but also super informative and patient if you are a beginner! If you are in Florida you gotta check out this bass fishing guide!

    Brian K. with Roy S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Roy was an excellent guide. He took me and my 7 year old son all over Lake Osborne. We caught a bunch of Peacock and Striped Bass. He was very patient and extremely knowledgable. Highly recommend this service and will definitely be back the next time I am in Florida.

    Richard A. with Roy S. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Johnny was great. It was the best freshwater fishing trip I had ever been on. I will definitely be going with again. Thank you Johnny for such a wonderful time.

    Steven W. with Johnny S. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Carlos was great! Looking forward to the next time.

    Bob C. with Carlos I. of Lantana, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Justin was great!!! He put us on the fish all day. Wide open fishing, we caught 5 different types of fish. Captain Justin did a great job taking photos, sharing information and showing us some wildlife. There were lots of alligators.

    Steve G. with Justin N. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Very knowledgeable Great job putting us on fish

    Ken L. with Ronald L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip thanks

    Ken L. with Ronald L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great fishing trip with Skip!

    Wally M. with Skip S. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great fishing/hunting trip Justin was a great and knowledgeable guide. He is very positive and always has a pep in his step. Me and my girlfriend came down from Alabama and stayed in Everglades city. We met Justin took us less than an hour. We did the cast and blast combo we fished first and then hunted second had a blast on both parts. Got over a half a dozen nice iguanas and at least 5 different species of fish one being peacock bass(my favorite). I’m very thankful to Justin for guiding us and I would definitely recommend booking him. Me and my girlfriend will be back.

    Gabriel B. with Justin N. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I had a great time on the water today with Captain Roy. He was extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. He kept me on the fish the entire time.

    Jessie D. with Roy S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Brian was an awesome guide on Lake Ida. Put us on a variety of fish in a short amount of time. His boat and gear are perfect for Lake Ida. We had a great time, great guy to talk with and fish. Will definitely book with Brian again. 5 STARS!!

    Kevin C. with Brian K. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience. He spends a lot of time with you fishing and is a very clean cut person.

    Charles A. with Brian K. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time. Jake got us on the fish and moved spots when things slowed down. All 4 of us caught multiple fish. We were very happy and will definitely book it again next year.

    Ben B. with Ronald L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jake from Captain Experiences was great!! He took us to many of his secret spots to catch a big peacock bass. We caught a lot of peacock bass and some other bass! It was a really fun day!! Jake was a great guide!!

    Rick D. with Ronald L. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Roy is a very knowledgeable guide and easy to get along with. We had a memorable day on the water with Roy on Lake Ida, the suburban canals, and Lake Osborne, catching many Peacocks. I will book with Roy again in the future.

    Ed D. with Roy S. of Delray Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We booked a last minute trip with Doug! He was great! He put us on Peacock Bass and Clownfish right away. We landed a 9 lb trophy Peacock Bass and had a great time! Will definitely go fishing with Doug again!

    Chris P. with Doug H. of Delray Beach, Florida

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