Freshwater Fishing in South Florida
Want to go fresh water Fly Fishing while you are in Florida? Our Pro Guide Services will gladly take you fly fishing to any of our fishing destinations. Fly Fishing for Trophy Bass and/or Peacock bass in Florida's freshwater lakes and canals. If you bring your own fly rods, which we recommend. A 5 or 6 weight for freshwater, depending on exactly what we are after. If you like to tie your own flies like most fly angers, then bring them to try out. Give us a call and let us know what you are after, and we will recommend what type of flies to bring. There is no room for below average gear here; good reels, good quality lines and fast action rods are a must. Hooks need to be sharp to penetrate quickly and without Polaroid glasses spotting these colorful fish as they attack is damn near impossible.
Peacock Bass fishing has become one of the most exciting and challenging sports in recent years. The thrill that comes from catching a Peacock Bass that explodes on your popper or streamer using a 5 weight rod and rip's across the top of the water, jumping into the air and ripping more line it is an experienced to be believed. Yet, this occurs often for Peacock Bass in the secluded lakes, canals and lagoons of Miami.
The Peacock Bass will challenge the skills and the equipment of every fisherman. From the feisty butterfly peacock bass which can weigh up to10 pounds, every strike raises the possibility of a new world record. At the end of each day, both fisherman and tackle have to be repaired and rested for the next exciting day. Many fishermen plan on a one-time "trip of a lifetime" to the Amazon and later realize as they keep returning each year to Florida for another chance to experience the pristine beauty right here in the USA.
Cooler weather means hot action in the Everglades and on Lake Okeechobee; although fishing in both places can produce really well all year long. The Glades offers an unlimited array of targets in the most beautiful area in Florida. Special trips are based in the Everglades less than an hour from Miami and only an hour from Naples. Fish for largemouth, Oscars, Warmouth, Mayan cichlid, Bluegill and others in the deep back country of the Everglades or in the beautiful surroundings of world famous Lake Okeechobee. Schedule two or three day adventures with us in the several different areas.