Come Catch a Sailfish

February 2, 2015

January 28 & 29, 2015


These past couple days we have had great fish sailfishing weather off of Fort Lauderdale. Several cold fronts came through this last week and the fishing turned red hot. A couple boats had up to 20 sailfish bites in one day. On Wednesday the Lady Pamela II caught two sailfish in the morning, and in the afternoon caught an Atlantic sharpnose shark and a silky shark.

Nice Sailfish

We haven’t done much trolling this week because the kitefishing for sails has been so productive. Live baiting with goggleyes is the best way to target sails while kitefishing. Live goggleyes run $100 and more per dozen, and are not included in a basic charter fare, so be prepared to spend a little extra. There are no refunds for unused baits, but in my view they are still worth it, as sails cannot resist these baits.

Red Grouper we had to threw back

Red Grouper we had to threw back

Tight Lines,

Capt. David Ide

Lady Pamela 2 Sport Fishing



Awesome Tarpon Trip!

We booked Captain David to take us fishing inshore since my wife gets really seasick. He mentioned that the tide was really good on a particular date so we took it. My son caught his first tarpon about 50lbs along with a barracuda and we released a snook. The inshore waters of Fort Lauderdale are very scenic and Captain David showed us some amazing celebrities homes including Wayne Huizenga where we caught a tarpon right behind his house.  Very cool stuff.  David took measurements of the tarpon and my son now how it hanging in his room. The silver king!