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April Fishing In Fort Lauderdale

Capt. Vinnie Sacks
April 8, 2023
Fort Lauderdale - Saltwater Fishing Report

Hello everyone Capt. Vinnie here, I would first like to wish everyone a happy easter, fishing as of right now in Fort Lauderdale is hot hot hot! Not the greatest weather in terms of it being windy with some bigger seas then normal but the fishing has been fantastic. The report this week is going to start on the inshore side of things, the trolling bite in the early to late mornings as well as evenings has been very good, we have been catching some nice sized kingfish just on the edge of the reef trolling planners with fresh bonito strips and sea witch combinations is always a killer. Right in about 100 to 110 feet of water seems to be the perfect depth for kingfish latley, although some days the sea weed has been a really big pain in the butt and can make trolling or any kind of fishing very difficult. On the offshore side we have been having some great wahoo fishing going on right now a lot of which has to do with the full moon we recently just had but early mornings has been the best chance your going to get at a nice wahoo, the depths just over 200 feet on out to around 400 feet has been the best place to be looking for wahoo. While trolling in the early morning another species that has been prevalent is the Blackfin tuna. Afternoons right now seems to be better for tuna but if your out fishing in the morning its not uncommon to be catching a few of those to. Sailfish are still around and have been biting somewhat well, some being caught while trolling and others being caught while kite fishing with live baits. If you can find the blue water with the heavy current I would say you have a great chance to catch one. Last but not least the shark fishing in Fort Lauderdale remains very consistent right now with some large hammerhead shark being caught, remember all sharks we catch are catch and release only but they are still fun to catch no matter what. Some of the sharks we have been catching have been in the range of up to 9 foot long. Other then hammerhead sharks we have been catching some sandbar sharks as well, the best depth seems to be around 300 feet of water, and the best bait has been something fresh but preferably a king fish has been a very consistent bait choice. This week be sure to check out some of the great photos we have of some great catches caught aboard our deep sea fishing charters, and remember to follow us on Facebook and Instagram @Ybnormalsportfishing_ for daily fishing content. Looks like this week coming up we have a few windy days but after that looks like great fishing weather and the fish are biting so if your coming down to Fort Lauderdale and looking to do some deep sea fishing please look us up we would love to show you a great day on the water. More later...
Capt. Vinnie (954)-559-4700

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Fort Lauderdale Fishing Forecast:

winds east 15mph seas 3-5 feet

Target Species:

tuna dolphin wahoo sailfish snapper grouper

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Phone: 954-559-4700
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