With so many species and styles of fishing offered, and an unbeatably sunny sub tropical climate, Miami offers great fishing year round. Known as the swordfish capital of the world, fishing for swordfish in Miami is equally great year round. Blue and white marlins are most often caught from May to August, while fishing for barracuda, shark, dolphin (mahi-mahi), kingfish and sailfish is also fantastic all year. Yellowfin and blackfin tuna prefer the warmer months from March to September, as do most species of snapper. Groupers love the colder weather and fishing is fantastic in the winter months of November all the way through April. Inshore fishing for tarpon, amberjack and snook is great year round.
Miami has incredible fishing. Whether you are interested in offshore deepwater, reef, or inshore fishing, Miami has it all. Offshore fishing in Miami offers opportunities to catch many big game species. Blue marlin, white marlin, sailfish, wahoo, dolphin fish (mahi-mahi), blackfin tuna, yellowfin tuna, king mackerel, great barracuda, cobia, shark, and swordfish are common catches offshore in Miami’s sparkling waters. Miami’s incredible reef system is a goldmine for an unbelievable number of species. Rockfish, red grouper, amberjack, gag, sea bass, vermillion, black fin snapper, red snapper, Cubera snapper, yellowtail, hogfish, triggerfish, Warsaw grouper, and more are commonly caught on the reefs of Miami. Inshore fishing is very popular for tarpon, mutton snapper, Spanish mackerel, juvenile yellowtail, barracuda, snook, and amberjack. The waters off of Miami’s shore are a true bounty of fish species and offer fishing opportunities for every angler.