Fishing Reports by Captain David Ide

About The Author:

Company: Lady Pamela Sportfishing

Area Reporting: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bio: My name is Captain David and I run the largest fishing fleet of professional sportfishing captains in the state. I always say we have the best crew in the industry because of our hard work ethic and passion for fishing including conservation of our oceans. Join me or one of our crew as we chase trophy Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, Sharks, Wahoo and much more!

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The Christmas (12/19/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Now is the time to get out and catch sailfish. We are getting cold fronts back to back each week and the sailfish can't resist a live bait on the kite.
Ballyhoo Showers In Shallow Bringing in the Fish! (11/20/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The Turkey might be basting but the big is burning up!
Wahoo on the Full Moon Are Snapping! (9/26/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The wahoo fishing has been incredible. In one day we had our limit on them which is very rare around here.
Rescue At Sea While Shark Fishing! (7/03/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The shark fishing has been the highlight of June. We have had multiple trip with more than 1 fish caught.
Rescue At Sea While Fishing (6/25/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We were fishing off Fort Lauderdale when we saw this boat up in smoke!
The Hammerheads Are Thick! (6/24/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The shark fishing is red hot in Fort Lauderdale right now. Recently we had a pack of hammerheads all around the boat caught on video.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing Yields Variety of Fish (6/19/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The variety of fish we have been catching has been sailfish, mahi, black grouper, tuna, kingfish and more!
Spring Is The Best Time Of Year For Fishing In Fort Lauderdale (3/07/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The spring offers the biggest mixed bag to fishing in Fort Lauderdale including sailfish and tuna.
Sore Arms Again For Our Anglers (2/12/2018)
[Hollywood,FL] The sportfishing in Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood is getting better by the day. We are still waiting for a huge influx of sailfish, but we are getting our fair share.
Kite Fishing For Sailfish Is Heating Up! (1/30/2018)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We are getting multiple shots daily at sailfish on all our trips. Now is your time to get on these wonderful fish in our area.
Fishing? No We Are Catching! (12/24/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Fort Lauderdale winter season is in full effect with mahi, sailfish, tuna and even white marlin!
Big Tarpon Caught & Tiger Shark! (10/13/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The tarpon fishing is going off inshore and shark fishing is great offshore.
Awesome Kingfish Fishing Going On Now (10/02/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The kingfish bite has been wide open. Mostly in the 5 to 10 pound range, but we are getting some fish over 20 pounds as well. The highlight was a 50lb amberjack.
Post Hurricane Irma Fishing in Fort Lauderdale (9/21/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The fishing off Fort Lauderdale has been awesome. The hurricanes have kicked the fish and bait around including the fall mullet run.
Best Year For Mahi Mahi In A While (8/26/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The dolphin also known as mahi-mahi and dorado have been thick this year. Everything we have been finding has been holding fish including weedlines, debris and all birds. I expect as the temperatures drop the fish will get bigger too.
Swordfish Fishing Has Been Red Hot! (8/20/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Each swordfish trip has yielded nice fish this week. We are getting multiple strikes on live baits and some one squid.
Tiger Shark Caught Off Fort Lauderdale Beach (8/07/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Beautiful tiger shark tagged and released for research aboard our Fort Lauderdale Fishing Sportfishing Trip. Great catch guys and way to help conserve this species with us.
The Kids Catch All The Grouper! (7/16/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Our Junior Anglers hook up to some nice gag grouper on the drift boat.
The Kids From Big Brothers / Big Sisters Go Fishing (6/05/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Offshore we have been getting good kingfish and tuna. Inshore the tarpon and snook are filling it on the beaches and inlets.
13 Sailfish and 1 Blue Marlin (4/08/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We finished the day with 13 releases which is usually enough to win a tournament! Our clients did a great job reeling in the fish. They were eating live baits on the kite. The great thing about this boat is the tower is extremely high allowing me to see them before they eat so I can have my mate or client drop back the bait to them for a good hookup ratio.
Mako Shark Eats Kite Bite While Sailfishing (3/20/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Check out this mako shark we caught while kite fishing off Fort Lauderdale using mono leader and a small circle hook.
Thresher Sharks and BlueFin Tuna (3/12/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The highlight of the week has been Thresher Sharks and Bluefin Tuna. If you have never seen one of these sharks in person, it is truly one one of the oceans coolest and a must catch bucket-list fish. With their enormous eyes as well as even bigger tail, these fish are pure hunters and they are very good at it unlike many sharks that are scavengers.
One Drop, One Fish! (3/03/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] This had to be one of the shortest swordfish trips ever.
Sailfish, tunas, wahoos, sharks, amberjacks (3/02/2017)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The fishing will continue to get better for the next two months everyday is a good day to go fishing.
Christmas Week fishing Charters (12/22/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The next few weeks the fishing can be very good catching sailfish , tunas, wahoos, sharks. The sword fishing has been good as well both daytime and night.
Tarpon Fishing (12/20/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] This next few months the tarpon fishing will be great with dead and live bait.
shark fishing (12/05/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The Past Few days there has been good a few sharks biting from 150-350 feet of water on dead kingfish and bonitos.
Flat Seas and Good Fishing (6/29/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We have been getting into some big fish on all the trips. It is that time of year where the variety is here.
The Mahi Fishing Is Heating Up! (6/13/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The Mahi are in the area and we are catching big fish each day. Tarpon are inshore very well on the evening trips too.
Summer Time fishing (6/10/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] the summer fishing has been very good lots of kingfish around and blacken tunas and the mahi mahi are starting on showing up.
Fishing Fort Lauderdale (5/31/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] fishing this next month will be a some for mahi mahi fishing lots of mahi mahi around this time of year.
Swordfishing Daytime (5/04/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Daytime swordfishing is poplar these days and very productive as well. We tend to see bigger fish during the daytime.
Tuna Fishing (1/21/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The trolling has been very good from 200-400 feet whaoos , tunas , mahi mahi.
January Fishing Report (1/14/2016)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] This is the season for kite fishing using live boat is great for sailfish.
Sailfish season is Here (11/17/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] This is the best sail fishing i have seen in sept, and november in 7 years i think it might be one of our best fishing seasons ever.
Mahi Madness October Fishing (10/29/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The fishing this time of year is great if your kite fishing ( live baiting is the best way to catch fish this time of year.)
Fall Fishing In south Florida (9/11/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] the fishing will continue to get better as a few cold fronts come threw.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing (7/31/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Fish has been great the past few weeks several different kind of fish around mahi mahi , kinffisg, tunas, wahoos, sailfish, groupers. the next month will con tune to be great.
Summer June Fishing Ft Lauderdale (6/29/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The fishing has been red hot maxis, tunas, wahoos, sailfish and big sharks.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing FOr Mahi Mahi (6/11/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] the next few months the mahi mahi fishing should be great . this time of year there are lots of weed lines offshore .
Fort Lauderdale Fishing FOr Mahi Mahi (6/11/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] the next few months the mahi mahi fishing should be great . this time of year there are lots of weed lines offshore .
Fishing Fort Lauderdale (5/22/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The fishing will be great all threw the summer lots of mahi mahi starting to show up
Fort Lauderdale Fishing (4/16/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] april fishing is great lots of sharks ,tunas, sailfish, mahi mahi , kingfish,
NFL SUPERSTAR (4/02/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] These next few months are the best months to caught monster sharks so come to fort lauderdale .
Fort Lauderdale Shark Fishing (3/01/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Lots of sharks around the next three months
Sailfishing off Fort Lauderdale (2/27/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The Kitefishing has been hit or miss this season but its only going to get better march and april all be red hot.
Fort Lauderdale Trolling (2/17/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] fishing was slow in shallow so we ran offshore and caught 4 out 6 wahoos.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing (1/07/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] As these winter cold fronts move threw like tomorrow the fishing will continue to get better
fishing fort lauderdale (1/05/2015)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] the fishing has been great its only going to get better as we get some cooler weather.
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