There are many miles of undisturbed flats where the water can be as clear as gin or as green as an emerald. You can spot bonefish, tarpon, permit, barracuda and shark 80-yards out on these clear, shallow flats. Once spotted, the careful stalk begins. Waiting for you on these flats are memorable fishing adventures for the beginner and the seasoned angler– both are welcomed.
Biscayne Bay, Miami is known for some of the largest Bonefish on earth. The average Biscayne Bay Bonefish weighs in at 8lbs with several world records taken over 16lbs. They are known for their ghost like habits and long drag screaming runs that reach 150 to 200 yards. Biscayne Bay, Miami is also a great place to find Permit, Tarpon, Redfish, Barracuda, Snook, Shark and Grouper.
Fly Fishing in Biscayne Bay Miami is good all year long. March, April, May, June, July, August, Sepetember, October and November is by far the best and busiest times of year for South Florida’s Fishing guides. December, January and February still offer great shots at large schools of Bonefish that we find on the ocean side flats where the water temperature is slightly higher being warmed by the Gulf Stream. The colder months also bring incredible opportunities to catch Snapper and Grouper in very shallow water. Ever catch a 20lb grouper in 3 feet of water? That is insanity at its best.
During the months of January through mid April, the equinox is at a position that enables us to see the flats in a clear, long distance perception. You can see across an entire flat that is “lit up” and this is quite an amazing experience to see your fish coming from a far distance. It really gets the blood pumping! In June, Permit finish spawning on deep ocean wrecks and infiltrate the shallow flats of Biscayne Bay providing incredible shots at Permit on Fly. Bonefishing is excellent all year with the giants up to sixteen pounds in the colder months to our average eight to twelve pounds in the hot summer months.
As you Miami Fishing Guide, Captain Tom plans Miami charter fishing and Key Biscayne trips based on the experience and interests of the customer. Each trip is tailored to the Anglers specific needs and you I always recommend asking for the best fish to target given the month and weather patterns during your trip.