Crap Weather but Great Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

sailfish in fort lauderdale

Nice sailfish caught sportfishing in Fort Lauderdale on rainy day

The weather got crappy today… rainy, windy and rough.  Our charters still braved the rain and seas and came in with a great catch.  We were 3 for 4 on sailfish and we caught several blackfin tunas and bonitos.  Sailfishing gets really good with a falling barometer.  All the fish were caught by dragging live ballyhoo and speedos out of the outriggers between 100 and 300 feet of water, just south of the inlet in Fort Lauderdale. 

amberjack

Nice amberjack caught deep dropping on a wreck

Sharks and amberjacks are also biting good in Fort Lauderdale.  Several very large hammerhead sharks were caught this week as well as a monster mako shark and several big duskys.  This is the tail end of shark fishing season in Fort Lauderdale, but they are still biting strong.  Even after the migrating sharks move past our waters, we’ll still have pretty decent shark fishing throughout the summer months.  Good luck fishing everyone.