November 2012 - Fort Lauderdale Fishing Charters

Archive for November, 2012

November Red Hot Fishing

November 29, 2012

November 26, 2012 High winds and heavy seas out of the northeast really put a damper on the Thanksgiving fishing. Few anglers were willing to brave the elements, choosing football and turkey instead. The wind completely died the past few days which flattened out the seas, but also slowed the fishing. On top of that […]

Customer Testimonial

November 26, 2012

NOV 24 Dave, We went into our charter Saturday with high hopes, and the boys on the Lady Pamela didn’t disappoint. We caught several bonita, the smaller of which we kited up for bigger game. With the kites we hooked a small silky shark to whet our appetites, and then hooked a full grown sailfish […]

Ft Lauderdale fishing

November 19, 2012

November 14, 15, 16, 2012 Fishing Fort Lauderdale The last three days the weather has been mild, with temperatures in the low 60’s, and moderate winds out of the northeast. The bit of chop and swell resulting from the northeast wind has produced some great fishing. We have caught a few sailfish trolling on fresh […]

DriftFishing ANd Sportfishing Ft Lauderdale

November 13, 2012

November 10, 2012 Ft Lauderdale Driftfishing The last few months the snapper trips have been unbelievable and tonight’s trip was no exception. Captain Adam was at the helm for the Saturday night snapper trip. We left the dock around 7 p.m. for the four hour charter with six anglers, including Roscoe and Pat. I have […]

Fantastic Morning Of Sailfishing off Ft lauderdale

November 9, 2012

November 7, 2012 This morning Darin and I took out a few clients from Oregon and Indiana. We stopped by the Lauderdale Marina on the way out and picked up some goggleyes for kite fishing. A cold front had just come through the area so I knew it was likely that a few sailfish might […]

Great Fishing Fort LAUDERDALE

November 7, 2012

Fishing Fort Lauderdale, Lauderdale Fishing CHarters, Deep Sea Fishing Fort Lauderdale November 4th and 5th, 2012 I have been running the Lady Pamela II the past few days, with Mike as my mate. We had three anglers on a shared morning charter on the 4th and the trolling was great. Our anglers went one for […]

Sailfishing Is Here

November 3, 2012

November 2, 2012 Captain Darin and mate Mike were out this afternoon on the Lady Pamela II for a three hour charter. They started off trolling the reef edge and quickly hooked up a few Spanish mackerel. These tasty fish have just started showing up with the bait schools that continue to move into the […]

Fishing Ft Lauderdale

November 1, 2012

October 30, 2012 FORT LAUDERDALE FISHING CHARTERS First and foremost, our thoughts are with all of our fishing friends in Delaware, New Jersey, New York and elsewhere who have been affected by hurricane Sandy. We had high seas from the storm and couldn’t fish, but we had no other effects. That being said, the post-storm […]


Rough seas yield sailfish bonanza!

My wife and I arrived late on November 19th, as our taxi driver took us on a unscheduled (you know what I mean) tour. Captain David calmly assured me that we would still make out fine, and in fact the rough seas that day were actually a good sign and improved our chances of a sailfish strike. We stopped to pick up some of the best bait available which they call google-eyes (small extra cost, highly recommended). They fish sailfish with kites in south Florida if weather permits. I’ve fished with a kites before, but not in the same manner as the crew of the Lady Pamela II. This windy day they flew two kites with multiple baits on each. It was truly a sight to see and they explained everything as they were going, so it was very interesting and educational too. It wasn’t long before one of the orange floats was zig-zagging across the water and the mate grabbed the rod and free spooled for a few moments before gradually pushing the drag up to strike. Just as he did this, the orange ball seemingly flew horizontally across the top of the water at an amazing speed (I swear as fast as a car) for about 100 yards…the sail was hooked and the rush was exhilarating! I took the rod and began fighting the fish just as I heard the captain and mate discussing that this was a very large sailfish…smiles were all around the boat. The fish put on an incredible fight lasting about 25 minutes and did a few amazing jumps, dancing across the top of the water for 20 feet at a time. We eventually brought the fish to the boat and it was an impressive 7 feet, 3 inches long! (I’m on the left in the picture)There were high fives all around. I’m having it replica-mounted, and it will be a long overdue addition to my present collection. A few moments later we were on another large sail which my wife fought for 20 minutes (we have some incredible footage of jumps on my GoPro) and got just outside the reach of the leader when it unfortunately pulled the circle hook. She was tired and a bit sore after, so when a third sailfish was hooked, I fought this one all the way to the leader too! Later in that day we hit a school of Mahi-Mahi which devoured all the baits in the water in seconds…another rush and it also provided some supper as well. Lady Pamela II was one of the most comfortable boats I’ve fished on, and definitely was family friendly with a clean and spacious restroom as well. David and his crew were professional and courteous and I would have no hesitation recommending them for a family outing, or to experienced deep sea fishermen like us. The trip was a magical memory that we will never forget. Thanks David!