Quick Cast:
 Area Reports
 Find-a-Guide
 Forums
 Tides

Departments:
 Articles
 Books
 Clubs & Orgs.
 Fishing Reports
 Feedback
 Forums
 Fly Fishing
 Guides & Charters
 Links
 Photo Gallery
 Reef Locator
 Regulations
 Software
 Survey
 Tournaments
 Travel
 Weather
 Home

Administration:
 About Us
 Advertising
 Contact
 Privacy
 Terms of Use
 Web Development

Fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale

Capt. Rick Brady
July 10, 2017
Fort Lauderdale - Saltwater Fishing Report

Click to Enlarge Photo

Offshore angling is offering up some good catches and we are fishing in some nice comfortable conditions. Very little wind has resulted in some very calm seas with only a slight chop on the water and once again lady quite a bit of that famous south Florida sunshine Our fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale aboard the Marlin My Darlin have been producing similar catches as our last report of Mahi-Mahi, Kings and Bonitos, Sharks and some Blackfin Tunas with the addition of some Mutton Snappers. Nice Cobia (Ling) on 20 pound spin in the lead picture was taken off a Loggerhead Turtle. That fish lived up to the Cobia's sometime personality of being very, very picky and turning down numerous casts and different baits. Curiosity killed the Cat fits well here as that fish really didn't seem inclined to bite until what was probably the 10th cast, which was the same bait he turned away from the cast before. Good fight for our angler.

Click to Enlarge Photo

The Mahi-Mahi have backed off from the previously decent bite and are widely scattered offshore. Still a chance of finding them inside of 800 feet but many have moved off into deeper water. Scattered debris will hold fish but many seem to prefer to be on the move so birds whether they be terns, gulls, or Frigates are the best buddies for pinpointing them when the fish are moving, especially when they are moving rapidly with a purpose versus a lazy swim. Still no Wahoo under the debris offshore for us / they are late.

Click to Enlarge Photo

Good strong Kingfish bite continuing along the reef line. Once again almost are keepers and far enough above the minimum size that they don't require a measurement. Again as expected the Bonito are mixed in with the Kings. Some Tunas.

Click to Enlarge Photo

With the slowing of the current we have spent some time fishing the bottom with Mutton Snapper in shallower water and Golden Tilefish out in water over 100 fathoms. That's Captain Kopper with repeat charter Omar, his family, and 4 Muttons off a shallow spot on a morning trip.

More Fishing Reports:

 

The Marlin My Darlin is a 46' Hatteras that is comfortable, clean, fully air conditioned and rigged for ALL types of fishing in our area. The captains, Rick Brady and Steve Souther excel in entertaining ALL levels of fishing experience from the first time novice to the experienced angler. Located on Fort Lauderdale beach, our dock is just minutes from the fishing grounds so your time is spent fishing, not traveling. Check out our sites, you'll be glad you did.

Contact Info:

Marlin My Darlin Sport Fishing
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: 954-761-8202
Email the Captain
Visit his Web Site
Browse Photo Gallery
Display Find-a-Guide Listing


Copyright © 1997-2017, CyberAngler - All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy :: Terms of Use
For Questions and comments please use our Feedback Form
Back to the Top