Fishing Reports

Islamorada Fishing Report January 26th, 2023

January 26, 2023

This week has been all about the Sailfish run here in Islamorada.  Lots of these amazing Sportfish have been stacked up along the edge of the reef chasing large schools of Ballyhoo. In addition there have been more fish further off the edge around the area wrecks that are using these bait schools as the migrate by Islamorada.

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Islamorada Fishing Report January 24th, 2023 by Captain Greg Eklund

January 25, 2023

Sailfish season is in full season along the reef line off Islamorada.  The last couple cold fronts have pushed large schools of Ballyhoo out of the bay to the edge of the reef.  This combined with the good numbers of cigar minnows has set up a fast food source for the migrating Sailfish packs.  The fish have been stopping and laying on the spots where this bait is thick. 

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Islamorada Fishing Report By Captain Greg Eklund from Cloud Nine Charters January 2016

January 26, 2016

Fishing in Islamorada has been excellent of late. Sailfish season is in full swing. We have been releasing multiple Sailfish daily using a variety of fishing methods. Kite Fishing, Sight fishing, slow trolling, and chumming live bait have all been productive. We use a variety of light tackle to catch the Sailfish which means our anglers have lots of options and the fish benefit from being caught in a way that promotes a healthy release to fight again.

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