April 1 fort lauderdale fishing
April 01, 2015 Hollywood 1 photo
April 1, 2015 This week has been a mixed bag with fishing, mainly associated with weather changes. On Sunday we went kite fishing for sailfish right after a cold front came through, and the billfishing was awesome. We went 12 for 19 on the sailfish bite and boy it was busy in the cockpit. We had rods bending, reels screaming, fish jumping, and our anglers hootin’ and hollerin’! The day after the front went by the billfishing completely dropped off, but the Lady Pamela II found a few dolphin, along with some kingfish and blackfin tunas. The last couple days of fishing has been all about the game sharks. Hammerheads and silky sharks are really starting to come through the Ft. Lauderdale area as they migrate from the north to the south. Tight Lines, Capt. David Ide Lady Pamela 2 Sport Fishing
Embark on a fishing adventure with Lady Pamela 2 Sportfishing and explore the beautiful waters of Fort Lauderdale! Captain David Ide has spent his whole life fishing, and he’s more than happy to take you around some of the best spots in the area. En...
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Other reports from this captain
Winter Fishing Report
December 12, 2022
Winter Fishing Report While much of the country is experiencing colder temperatures, we here in south Florida are enjoying warm, balmy temperatures. When you live in Florida, you look forward to some cooler days and that cool air helps drive the fish down our coast. Our first true cold front is due in just a few days. Winter fishing is always looked forward to. Many switch from trolling to using live bait to attract some of the bigger game fish. Sailfish are usually predominant in December and January. Fishing with kites is just one way to attract these acrobatic fish to the bait and once hooked, they are a blast to fight and catch. While kite fishing doesn’t have you covering a large area of water, it does more to entice fish to seek your baits. Anything and everything can and will eat live bait. And the best part of fishing this time of year is the fish are usually larger than what we catch in the summer months. Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Kingfish and sharks are also drawn to the spread of bait, so you are not limited to what you might catch. But other methods are also used should fishing be somewhat slow. Deep wrecks and reefs can provide some great fishing action. Amberjacks, Cobia, Grouper and Snapper all can be had. Even Barracuda will strike in these areas and can make for some excellent action. No matter the targeted species, winter time fishing can be very exciting. We at Lady Pamela 2 fishing would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year. Hope to see you soon.Continue reading
Fall Deep Sea Fishing Report
November 24, 2022
Here in south Florida, as we anticipate the arrival of our first significant cold front, we have already seen effects of cooler weather. Schools of Mullet fill the canals and with the bait fish moving into our area, so do bigger fish. These days, it is not unusual to see a Sailfish or two while we troll for other species. One of our most sought-after game fish, these sightings and bites will become more frequent. Dragging live Ballyhoo or Bonito bullets can also be very productive. If this is one of your “bucket List” fish, now is an excellent time to come try your luck. Kingfish have been biting well in the reef area. The Bonitos have reduced their numbers giving us a chance at a few kings now. October and early November is also an excellent time of year for Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo. You just never know what will strike when trolling the area with rigged dead baits. Mahi-mahi have also been making appearances. The small ones released just a few months ago are now “keepers”. And as time goes on, the larger fish will be showing up. With the baitfish running close to shore, there is no reason to venture to deeper waters or further from shore. They will be found in close, sometimes less than a mile from shore. On the days that conditions do not give great trolling results; the bottom has been active with snapper and grouper. Our wrecks and reefs have been producing some great fish as of late. And most are great table fare if you are looking for something to eat. With the fish on the move, any day can be the day that fish of a lifetime shows up. Exciting, good eating, biggest ever in your life, it can all happen right now. Come join us, won’t you? Capt. DavidContinue reading
Fall Deep Sea Fishing
September 24, 2021
While some of you up north are already feeling cooler temperatures, here in south Florida we relish the coming weeks. It might not seem like much but there is a big difference between low 90’s and mid to high 80’s. With the days becoming shorter the ocean waters will also see the temperatures drop. And that begins our fall fishing. As the water cools, small bait fish begin their travel south for the warmer water. Mullet are the most predominant easily seen from the beach or in the canals. Huge schools traveling south and behind them come the fish following the food. Our fishing trend changes from the summer pattern of Kings and Bonito to more of the pelagic type fish. Sailfish become a daily occurrence while trolling as do Tuna and some Mahi. October is usually one of the better months for Wahoo. And all these fish can be had just a few miles from shore here in Fort Lauderdale. This is also a time of year we start switching from trolling to fishing with live bait. While we do and can troll year-round, with cooler water, the surface waters are more conducive to presenting live bait either from the riggers or the kite. Kite fishing has always been a favorite because you often get to see what’s biting your line. Sailfish, Mahi or sharks can easily be seen. Wahoo, Tuna and King are usually too quick, and a splash is all you will get. If you are planning a trip to Fort Lauderdale or Hollywood Beach, consider fishing while you are here. It should be good and you never know… You might just catch that fish of a lifetime. Reservations can be made right on our website. For additional information give us a call or fill out on of our email requests for info.Continue reading
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