Fort Lauderdale fishing Mahi-Mahi
February 25, 2015 Fort Lauderdale 1 photo
On our last report we spoke about the much awaited cold (cooler) fronts and how the anticipated upswing for offshore Fort Lauderdale fishing really didn't turn many heads or really last very long to boot. Slow tough days on the water and an occasional nice catch. And then there are the good days. Memorable days, which keep us all coming back. Pictured is Karen and 1st mate Big Dave with a killer Mahi-Mahi aboard the Marlin My Darlin. This fish took a live Pilchard cast especially for him on an offshore edge in 860 feet of water. He turned down two previous casts with a good frisky bait as frustration mounted on our end. A third cast with a brand new bait with a slightly different hook placement got the green light we hoped for. That is a real nice Mahi on 20 pound spin and she did a great job with a large and difficult fish. We had 6 or 7 more keepers and 3 or 4 of them took some coaxing as well. Two Wahoo and a nice fat Skippy rounded out the trip. Lots of people ask me when is a good time to go fishing and always my initial reply is “any time you can”. I say that and then I'll get more specific about my favorite months, etc. But it's true you know. Every day is different and has the potential to be special. Get out there. We closed our last report lamenting the erratic offshore fishing and that we were looking forward to a new day “tomorrow”. Sometimes tomorrow is another tough day. Sometimes it isn't. “Any time you can”. Tight lines and good fishing
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Other reports from this captain
Other reports from this captain
April 1, 2021
And April is here. Blackfin Tunas have been showing up, some Wahoo, but still few Sails. Amberjacks have moved in and onto the wrecks and some snapper there too. Some Kings and there are more Sharks what seems like every day. The catching on our fishing charters in Ft. Lauderdale is now less erratic and that is very welcome and we have had some good catches, but tougher days remain, although less, in the mix. Enjoy the photos of recent anglers who have joined us here aboard Marlin My Darlin for their fishing trips in Ft. Lauderdale. All the Amberjack pics in this report were caught by the McCreary charter. Pleasant days with reasonable current and clear water. Fishing every day, if you wish a charter always phone me on my cell direct @ **hidden content** to reserve your day(s) soon to get the best chance at your first choice of days. Tight lines, Rick
3rd week of March fishing charters in F
March 22, 2021
Well past the middle of March now and April is right around the corner. Extremely busy and not just for our fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale aboard Marlin My Darlin but the entire town is full. A combination of spring breakers and a very high number of other visitors taking advantage of the weather (fleeing the poor weather?) and the weather has been of postcard caliber. Small weak front dropped temps 6 or 7 degrees briefly and the foretasted scattered showers never materialized. So we are enjoying fine weather and improved fishing. As has been the norm this winter there will still be tough days offshore, but they are decidedly fewer. Picking away at the Sailfish and Kingfish. Some nice Tunas and Wahoo. Good shark fishing most days, and some nice sized ones. Mahi Mahi remain tough but some very nice ones when we encounter them. Big Amberjacks on the wrecks, and the late winter / spring Bull Sharks right there with them. Reel fast, Mr Bull has no second thoughts about taking your 50/60 pound Jack for dinner. Enjoy the photos we always include of recent anglers that have joined us here for their fishing trips in Ft. Lauderdale. Tight lines, bring the kids as I always ask. You'll see some kids in this report.
Mid March fishing in Ft. Lauderdale
March 10, 2021
And as we find ourselves midway through March we have a similar report to our last observations about fishing in Ft. Lauderdale report. Some changes of course as one would expect, but a lot of similarities. Good current and dream about crystal clear blue water. Some days continue to offer up some very nice fish for our anglers, and again the flip side is some days continue to offer up erratic catches. Had a very nice run tail end of the last week and now we again are seeing fluctuating results. Some Sails, Mahi-Mahi, Tunas and Jacks. Big Sharks. A good day then a slower day seems to be the pattern now for quite sometime now. Hitting it hard and ridiculously busy. Enjoy the photos of recent anglers who have joined us here aboard Marlin My Darlin.Always phone direct @ **hidden content** please for information and all reservations please. You will get me, look forward to your call. Tight lines and good fishing, Rick BTW the weather is stellar, 80s, t-shirts, sunscreen and a hat. Mid March 2021 in Ft. Lauderdale, if this town isn't at capacity it's right there.
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