Captain
Tony Zain

Member since December 2014

Miami, United States

Background
Tony first started fishing with his grandpa in Northern Michigan at the age of 5. After personally testing virtually all of the celebrated hotspots of the US, he finally settled down in what he considers the ultimate fish heaven - the Miami waterways
Techniques
We like to utilize the lightest tackle possible to catch all of the game fish in the offshore waters of Miami. Drifting live and dead bait, bottom fishing and trolling are our preferred techniques. Light spinning rods are used for everything except trolling.

Hey, I'm Captain Tony Zain

Miami, United States
Background
Tony first started fishing with his grandpa in Northern Michigan at the age of 5. After personally testing virtually all of the celebrated hotspots of the US, he finally settled down in what he considers the ultimate fish heaven - the Miami waterways
Techniques
We like to utilize the lightest tackle possible to catch all of the game fish in the offshore waters of Miami. Drifting live and dead bait, bottom fishing and trolling are our preferred techniques. Light spinning rods are used for everything except trolling.

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Fishing Reports

Mid December Fishing!

December 15, 2014

Fishing has been great the past week. The weather has been perfect, with light winds and cool afternoons. We have been getting live pilchards and goggle eyes. Then going out to the edge of the reef in 120 to… Read Full Report →


End of the year fishing

December 31, 2014

We have been doing a variety of trips this month. The weather has been very warm, much warmer than usual. This has hindered the sailfish bite. But, we have been catching bonito, kingfish, lots of snapper, and a variety… Read Full Report →


New Years Fishing

January 08, 2015

I hope everyone had a great New Year!!! Fishing has been interesting for this time of year, but very good! The past 2 weeks we did a lot of bottom fishing trips with very good success. We had families… Read Full Report →


February Fishing

February 02, 2015

Well the sailfish are finally starting to show up. This past week we have had temperatures finally cool into the low 70's for highs. The water temp has been from the upper 60's to low 70's. On recent trips… Read Full Report →


March Fishing

March 11, 2015

REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 9TH, 2015 Hello everyone!! It has been a while since my last report. We had the boat show in town and lots going on here in Miami. The fishing was really quite slow… Read Full Report →


Slow start to April fishing

April 06, 2015

Well it has been a few weeks since my last fishing report. The fishing is finally starting to heat up this week. The sailfish are biting better than they have all year, and there have been lots of kingfish… Read Full Report →


Fishing is finally turning on!!

April 20, 2015

Well fishing has been slow for the past couple of weeks, but yesterday everything seemed to turn back on. We went out early in the morning on Sunday looking for Mahi. I wasn't expecting much considering the last couple… Read Full Report →


May Fishing

May 11, 2015

Hello everyone!! Fishing is great right now! Lots of Mahi Mahi coming through the gulf stream. There have been some black fin tuna around too. Lets get out and catch some fish!! Tight Lines Captain Tony Read Full Report →


Tuna!

May 19, 2015

Fishing is good right now!! We are catching nice Blackfin Tuna drifting the edge with live bait. There are also good amounts of schoolie Mahi offshore too. The wind has been blowing out of the East pretty hard the… Read Full Report →


July Fishing

July 06, 2015

There has been a large variety of fish out there. Unfortunately there has been a lot of seaweed scattered all over the ocean, making it difficult to troll, and to find mahi mahi. But the snapper fishing has been… Read Full Report →


Hot Miami Fishing

August 11, 2015

Hi everyone! Sorry for the length of time in between fishing reports. I had a family vacation and I was out of town on some other boat work. Now that I am back in action the fishing is as… Read Full Report →


Great Mahi Fishing

August 22, 2015

Fishing has been awesome this week! Lots of mahi and bonito on the reef. I had Mario and his daughter from Texas come out mid week for a half day trip. We put a half dozen mahi and 8… Read Full Report →


September Fishing

September 23, 2015

Fishing continued to be good this month. September and October are transition months for the fish. The fishing can sometimes be unpredictable, but every trip out has been very successful. The mahi fishing has definitely slowed down since July… Read Full Report →


Mullet Run!!

September 28, 2015

The mullet run has started in Miami Beach! This is a great time of year to catch Tarpon, Snook, Sharks, and Jacks on the beach. The mullet begin their fall migration from the north. They form huge schools near… Read Full Report →


Fall Fishing

October 07, 2015

Fun week of fishing! I had Adam and Josh out on Sunday. They are brothers age 6 and 8. We fished a half day on the reef and produced a bunch of yellowtail snapper, a couple red grouper, and… Read Full Report →


Lots of wind but great fishing!

November 04, 2015

It has been a long time since my last report. We have had some heavy winds this past month with a lot of days un-fishable for the average person. That being said we have fished numerous days in the… Read Full Report →


Great start to December

December 02, 2015

Hi everyone! What a crazy fall we have had so far. Fishing is great but weather is nuts! If we haven't had 30 knot winds for a week straight we have had inches of rain in a day. After… Read Full Report →


Winter Fishing

January 13, 2016

Hi everyone! Had my regular client Les on the boat Wednesday. He is 67 years old and can fish all day, then go home and swim laps in his pool! We had a really fun day. We caught and… Read Full Report →


Cold Weather Fishing

January 21, 2016

We fished the coldest days of the year this week with pretty good results. When the weather gets cold in Miami the fishing can be great! I fished with Darcy and his wife Wendy on Thursday. They are from… Read Full Report →


March Fishing

March 03, 2016

Hi everyone. It has been a long time since I posted a fishing report. We have had multiple cancellations in the month of February due to windy and wet weather. I also was in Cabo San Lucas Mexico for… Read Full Report →


More Mahi!

March 05, 2016

We had 4 guys from Texas out fishing on Saturday. We fished a half day and caught 3 dolphin, 3 red grouper that were released, 1 mutton snapper, 1 bonito, and 1 big shark that gave us a very… Read Full Report →


Blackfin Tuna!

March 20, 2016

We are out catching Blackfin Tuna, big Mutton Snapper and sailfish this week! Big Blackfin are starting their migration through Miami! Blackfin will give you a fight you won't soon forget, and they taste as amazing as they look!… Read Full Report →


Spring fishing is here!

April 08, 2016

I had a great family from Miami out fishing today on a picture perfect day. We started the day trolling for mahi offshore with no luck. Then we came back in to 130 ft of water on a nice… Read Full Report →


Nice Cobia and lots of Sharks!

April 13, 2016

Spring fishing is heating up!! We had a very fun day on Wednesday. We caught a huge variety of fish. A big cobia, 3 kingfish, a few amberjacks, some rainbow runners, lots of bonitos, and a few huge sharks.… Read Full Report →


Hot Kingfish Bite

April 16, 2016

We had a great kingfish bite on Saturday morning. The weatherman issued a small craft advisory and predicted nasty winds and rain for the day. Luckily, when I woke up and looked out the window, the weather was picture… Read Full Report →


May Fishing Report

May 11, 2016

Fishing has been fair to good the past couple of weeks. We had a couple good weeks of mahi fishing at the end of April, then it kind of shutdown the last 2 weeks. We have been getting them,… Read Full Report →


Mahi Fishing

June 16, 2016

Mahi and reef fishing have been good so far in June! Lets get out and take advantage of some early summertime fishing!! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.89 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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Went fishing on Friday, April 8, 2016

My family and I had an amazing day with Capt. Tony Zain. His boat was clean impeccable,  and organized. It was easy to get around when fishing. He was very professional and knowledgeable about the area we went fishing. I highly recommend him and my family and I are looking forward to fishing with him again. The king fish fight was exhilarating!

Fished April 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 4, 2015

Trip was great. We were very pleased with the service.

Fished October 2015

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Our experience with Captain Tony was fantastic.  He called my daughter and i a few days prior to the trip to make sure he understood what we wanted it from the trip.  Within minutes of arriving at our fishing spot,  he put my daughter on to a Mahi.  His enthusiasm,  knowledge of the area,  and fishing experience made this a great trip.  He never stopped working to get fish on our line.  After 4 hours,  we had reeled in 5 Mahi and 5 tuna.  His boat is very clean,  and his equipment is first class. Back on shore, he cleaned or fish and ice packed it.  You will be seeing us again,  Captain! Thanks for a great experience for my daughter and i.

Fished August 2015

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