Fish in Fort Lauderdale

Written by Steve Seigel.

There are so many different types of fishing that can be done in Fort Lauderdale and so many different types of fish to catch in Fort Lauderdale. Here's our list, get in touch with us if you have any suggestions of what we should add to it.

We can arrange nearly every type of fishing listed here on one of our fishing charters. Please let us know if you have any special requests. Our Fort Lauderdale fishing captains will work with you to put together a custom trip.

Types of Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

  • Wreck fishing
  • Reef fishing
  • Artificial reef fishing
  • Bottom fishing
  • Drift fishing
  • Kite fishing
  • Dredge fishing
  • Pier fishing
  • Beach fishing
  • Trolling

As for fish... there are way too many to list, but here's our list

Billfish near Fort Lauderdale

  • Blue Marlin
  • Longbill Spearfish
  • Sailfish
  • White Marlin

Bluefish near Fort Lauderdale

  • Bluefish

Bonefishes near Fort Lauderdale

  • Bonefish

Cobia near Fort Lauderdale

  • Cobia

Dolphins near Fort Lauderdale

  • Dolphin

Drums near Fort Lauderdale

  • Atlantic Croaker
  • Black Drum
  • Red Drum (aka Redfish)
  • Sand Seatrout
  • Silver Seatrout
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Silver Perch (yellow tail)
  • Weakfish

Grouper near Fort Lauderdale

  • Black Grouper
  • Gag
  • Goliath Grouper (Jewfish)
  • Nassau Grouper
  • Red Grouper
  • Scamp
  • Yellowfin
  • Sea Basses
  • Grouper
  • Yellowmouth Grouper

Grunts near Fort Lauderdale

  • White Grunt

Jacks near Fort Lauderdale

  • Almaco Jack
  • Banded Rudderfish
  • Blue Runner
  • Cervalie Jack
  • Greater Amberjack
  • Pompano
  • Lesser Amberjack

Mackerels near Fort Lauderdale

  • Cero
  • King Mackerel
  • Spanish Mackerel

Mullets near Fort Lauderdale

  • Fantail Mullet
  • Striped Mullet / Black Mullet

Pompano near Fort Lauderdale

  • Florida Pompano
  • Palometa
  • Permit
  • Jacks

Porgies near Fort Lauderdale

  • Sheepshead

Sea Basses near Fort Lauderdale

  • Bank Sea Bass
  • Black Sea Bass
  • Rock Sea Bass
  • Grouper

Sharks near Fort Lauderdale

  • Atlantic Sharpnose Shark
  • Bonnethead Shark
  • Bull Shark
  • Sandbar Shark
  • Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
  • Shortfin Mako Shark
  • Thresher Shark

Snappers near Fort Lauderdale

  • Blackfin Snapper
  • Cubera Snapper
  • Dog Snapper
  • Gray Snapper
  • Lane Snapper
  • Mahogany Snapper
  • Mutton Snapper
  • Queen Snapper
  • Red Snapper
  • Schoolmaster
  • Silk Snapper
  • Vermillion Snapper
  • Yellowtail Snapper

Snooks near Fort Lauderdale

  • Fat Snook
  • Common Snook
  • Swordspine Snook
  • Tarpon Snook

Swordfishes near Fort Lauderdale

  • Swordfish

Tarpons near Fort Lauderdale

  • Ladyfish
  • Tarpon