Giant Tuna Caught In Fort Lauderdale

April 5, 2016

Every spring we get a run of tuna, usually big blackfins, but there are quite a bit of yellowfin tuna that come through that go unnoticed.  Most of the time, fisherman are not prepared for such a big fish and end up breaking them off after long and hard battles thus becoming fish stories.

Since we fish everyday and know the seasons very well, we are always prepared just in case a big fish eats one of our baits. We want to make sure our anglers have the best chance at catching that fish.

On this day, we got the bite on a TLD 30.  Not exactly light tackle, but not heavy either.  Could be the perfect match for a big tuna.  After some serious runs and up and down battles we finally got the fish close and she was bigger than we even thought, pushing the 200 pound mark.

Our anglers did an AMAZING job.


This is why we like the spring so much. Not only is the sailfish bite on fire, but we have big mahi and tuna around in big numbers. On any given day, especially where there is current you can expect to have a banner day out here in Fort Lauderdale.


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!