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"Flamingo was all you said and more! I can't believe my first Redfish was so big! Can't wait to do it again!" V. Grant

 

 

Locations

Welcome to some of the most amazing and unique places to fish in the world. If you have never fished these areas, be prepared, you will be overwhelmed by its beauty and angling opportunities.

The areas we fish are interconnected and dependent on each other. The following information is not meant to give a full area description, but only an information base to give you an idea of the locations we will be fishing.

Upper Keys

The Florida Keys are an archipelago or cluster of about 1700 islands in the extreme southeast of the United States. The Keys extend from the southeastern Florida peninsula near Miami, run south and then curve west to Key West, and out to the uninhabited Dry Tortugas.
The Upper Keys include; Soldier Key, Ragged Keys, Boca Chita Key, and Sands Key. True Florida Keys, (i.e., exposed ancient reefs) in the Upper Keys area include; Eliot Key, Adams Key, Reid Key, Rubicon Keys, Tottered Key, and Old Rhodes Key. Keys in Monroe County include; Key Largo.This area along with South Biscayne Bay will hold some of the biggest Bonefish and Permit in the world!
Biscayne Bay

Biscayne Bay is the largest estuary on the coast of southeast Florida and is contiguous with the southern Florida Everglades and Florida Bay. It encompasses a marine ecosystem that totals approximately 428 square miles. Its drainage area is 938 square miles, of which 350 are freshwater and coastal wetlands in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Monroe counties. It is home to Biscayne National Park, the largest marine park in the U.S. national park system, and to Oleta River State Park, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve, Barnacle State Historic Site, and numerous local parks. Biscayne Bay is part of a large south Florida ecosystem and relies on water that flows directly from the Everglades, through the watershed and into the bay.

Biscayne Bay is many things to many people. It supports important sport and commercial fisheries. It is a source of environmental education and recreation. Its waters and shores are favored for sailing, boating, snorkeling, swimming, bay viewing and sunbathing. More importantly, the bay is ecologically significant, supporting and nurturing an enormous variety of wildlife.

Biscayne Bay (Key Biscayne)is actually attached at the north end to the mainland, and is therefore not considered part of the Keys by some Floridians. It is, however, part of the same geological formation, atop which sits coral rock islands, as well as partly-submerged mangrove islands.

Just like previously mentioned in the upper keys some of the biggest Bonefish and permits roam this area!

Florida Bay

The islands of the Florida keys lie in the Florida Straits, dividing the Atlantic Ocean to the east from the Gulf of Mexico to the west, and creating Florida Bay.

Florida Bay is an inner-shelf lagoon: a shallow body of water situated along the southern-most tip of the Florida Peninsula. The Florida Bay consists of a combination of waters – salt water steaming from the Gulf of Mexico is mixed with the everglade’s fresh water, creating an estuary that flows between and around several hundred mangrove-islands. Nestled between the Florida Keys and Florida’s mainland, the Florida Bay has a plethora of interconnected basins and each basin, on average, is three feet deep. At its greatest depth, the Florida Bay is nine feet deep.

The majority of the Florida Bay is located within the confines of the Everglades National Park.
The shallow waters of the Florida Bay make for some incredible fishing opportunities.

Flamingo

Flamingo is located in Everglades National Park.
And holds a beauty incomparable to any other place in the world! Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, boasts rare and endangered species. It is home to nearly 300 varieties of birds, 600 kinds of fish and more than 40 indigenous species of plants, the Everglades is a nature lover's paradise. This national park is the 3rd largest in the lower 48 states, covering 2500 square miles! It has been designated a World Heritage Site, International Biosphere Reserve, and Wetland of International Importance, significant to all people of the world.

One third of Everglades National Park is covered by water. Creating excellent fishing opportunities with just about every fish we target available.

If you are looking for a true escape from daily life, and a great time fishing, a backcountry fishing trip is right for you. Not only will a backcountry trip give you the chance to reel in a great catch, but it is also a wonderful opportunity to see the diverse wildlife of the Florida backcountry. You will be amazed at the views and wide variety of birds you can spot on your backcountry fishing adventure.

A backcountry adventure is a true getaway as you leave inhabited areas for untouched mangrove shorelines. While the term backcountry fishing often encompasses any fishing with a backcountry guide, including flats fishing, flamingo is a true backcountry fishing experience visiting often inaccessible and untouched lands.

I cannot say enough about this place!

Miami

The inshore waters of Miami have some of the best Tarpon fishing found in the world. The average Tarpon found in the Miami area runs from 60 to 120 lbs., with plenty of 150 lb.+ class Tarpon being caught every year. Tarpon are known best for their spectacular highflying jumps.

Can’t get off of work to go fishing? These trips are tailored to you! Most trips start after you get off of work.

Tarpon fishing at night and early morning 
can be awesome. It’s true that tarpon 
are nocturnal and do most of their feeding 
between dusk and dawn. If you have not 
tried this you are really missing out. Good 
spots that are inundated with anglers during 
the day can be barren at night. Less boat 
traffic equals more fish willing to take a bait. Haulover inlet and the surrounding area is one of my favorite areas for Tarpon. Give it a try you’ll 
love it! The prime tarpon season is March - June.