Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Fishing

Intracoastal Fishing in Ft. Lauderdale – Tarpon, Snook, Barracuda & Jack Crevalle. 

Fish the scenic waterway among South Florida’s most elite intracoastal community. Fort Lauderdale’s Venetian style canals host some of the biggest tarpon in South Florida.Bigass-Cuda-sfw-fort-lauderdale-florida-sfw

These narrow waterways serve as thoroughfares for the magnificent yachts belonging to the mansions lining the waterway. In this affluent boating paradise known as the Venice of America, hot spots such as The New River, Intracoastal Waterway and Port Everglades hold a bevy of tarpon, snook, barracuda and jack crevalle

Take a nice relaxing cruise up the scenic New River through the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale and past some of the nicest homes you will ever see. Don’t mistake this for just some romantic cruise, however.  Hold onto your rod as tarpon well over 100 lbs. are caught in this fishery. Captain Carl’s biggest catch to date was a tarpon that measured out to be 197 lbs. While there are usually several tarpon over 100 lbs. caught each year they typically range in size from 50 lbs. to 100 lbs.

The second half of September and into November is a prime time for tarpon and snook fishing as the mullet run is in full swing. These large schools of mullet migrate down the coast each year to provide great fishing opportunities for tarpon and snook.

Carl meets guest within close proximity to downtown Fort Lauderdale and the Fort Lauderdale beach area at one of the local boat ramps or marinas.