Fishing Reports For Fort Lauderdale & Miami
Tiger Shark

The Summertime Bite is Still as Hot as Ever

July 31, 2018

The Summer bite is in full swing offshore of Fort Lauderdale and Lady Pamela Sportfishing is in the thick of it. We continue to fish at least three trips daily with full boats and crews.  Huge smiles are seen all over marina docks as boats tie up with full fish boxes. We’d like to take […]

Rescue At Sea

We Saved 6 People From Burning Charter Boat

July 18, 2018

Our captain and crew will never forget the day when we pulled the passengers of a charter boat off their burning vessel.  Our boat the Lady Pamela 2 was out fishing just like any other normal day.  The seas were about 2 to 4 feet with about 10-15 knots of wind.  There were a few […]

Summertime Sharks, Mahi, Kingfish & More

July 3, 2018

What a crazy June it has been here at Lady Pamela Sportfishing. We have been fishing 3 trips daily going non-stop.  Our new customers have been absolutely incredible to fish with. We also had the opportunity to fish with many repeat customers which is what our business is all about.   And our junior anglers […]

Great Weather & Great People equals Amazing Fishing Trips

June 19, 2018

The past couple weeks have given us flat calm seas and steamy temperatures just about everyday. Although the rain has been pretty common in the afternoons, it has certainly not affected the bite.  In fact, when it rains, the surface temperatures cool down and we get more bites closer to the surface.  So don’t be […]

Sweet Summer Time Fishing

May 30, 2018

Despite the wild weather we have had here in south Florida the fishing is been quite good. A steady southeast wind during this time has pushed sargassum seaweed along with schools of mahi-mahi inshore, anywhere from 100 out to 300 feet. The schoolie mahi-mahi have been big, running 5-7 lbs., with some larger 10-20 lb. […]

Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo & Big Mahi Spring Fishing Report

May 20, 2018

Wow, what a spring it has been for good fishing in Fort Lauderdale.  We have been catching blackfin tuna consistently along with a lot of mahi and a few wahoo.  The sailfish have slowed down a little as the wind has been out of the South, but on the days it turns North we are […]

Spring Trolling and Daytime Swordfishing

April 17, 2018

April 16, 2018 Lady Pamela Sportfishing has had a busy couple of weeks, so I am just now finding the time to update you on the South Florida fishing scene. First, I want to give a shout out to James and his mother Brenda from Oakville, Ontario, Canada. They were in South Florida visiting relatives […]

Wahoo With Stripes

The Best Time of the Year to go Fishing!

April 10, 2018

I absolutely love April and May fishing in Fort Lauderdale.  The variety of fish in our area when “spring has sprung” is very exciting!  We have an abundance of bait, birds and game fish all in our area and it is only going to get better.  Sailfish, tuna, wahoo and mahi are just some of […]

Spring is in the Air in Fort Lauderdale

March 7, 2018

This morning we have taken the time to do maintenance on our boats and gear before our afternoon trips. Keeping our boats in tip-top shape is very important as we want to maximize the time you spend with us by having the tidiest boats, top of line gear and best captain/crew.  Trust that you will […]

Wahoo

Our Anglers Are Leaving With Sore Arms!

February 12, 2018

As we get into the middle of February, the fishing continues to be good on some days and not so great other days.  The one thing that has been consistent is the shark fishing.  We are seeing sharks on the surface as well as getting bites on the deep baits while drift fishing. There has […]

TESTIMONIALS

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!