Stuart Fl. Reef And Wreck Fishing Charters for Amberjacks:

Excellent in smoked fish dip, good on the table and pound for pound one of the strongest fish we have, over the last 10 years Amberjacks have gained a lot of popularity with our South Florida fishing charters. AJ’s are the knights of the wrecks, and guard their residence with vengeance. Good luck dropping a big live bait to the bottom and getting it back up to the top when these brutes are on guard. Large schools of big, aggressive, great fighting, and good eating fish stage over Florida’s reefs and wrecks year round making Amberjacks a great “go to” fish.stuart fl. fishing charters, bottom fishing charters near palm beach

First time anglers, birthday boys, bachelor parties, pro athletes and “Leroy Brown”… will be beggin’ for mercy as they battle these brutes, or as we call them “Reef Donkey’s” which are common in the 25 to 65 pound range with a 142 lb Fl. record caught just south of here. Fishing big live baits or vertical jigs are the preferred methods of targeting these studs and since your holding the rod, when you get a bite…  YOU KNOW!

This might be one style of fishing where it’s more fun to not be the angler. You’ll be laughing so hard you’ll get cramps, as you watch your friend’s grunt, cry and shout profanities they fight these amazing fish. A tug o war with over 20 pounds of drag, on 50-150 lb. class bottom rods, spooled with 80-100 lb braid, bent in half like an Ugly Stick commercial. Keeping them out of the bottom or the wreck is the main mission, so the first 20 feet is the most important. After that a steady winching to the top will get them boat side for pictures and either a release or the smokehouse.

 bottom fishing charter boat off Stuart. Fl.reef charters stuart fl. fishing charter

Other fish we commonly catch while fishing for amberjacks are grouper, cobia, snapper, barracuda, and kingfish.

 

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Stuart Fl. Marlin Fishing Charters:

While charter fishing locally out of Stuart Fl. most of our marlin catches are incidental, but both blue and white can be targeted with good success on our Fl. long range fishing charters and Bahamas fishing vacations.

 Stuart fl. blue marlin light tackle charters

Exhibiting all the qualities of the ultimate game fish... Warp speeds, aggressive attacks, and unrivaled colors, punctuated with unmatched acrobatic performances and stamina, catching a marlin on light tackle off a center console will have you hooked for life.

blue marlin aboard Off the Chain during a stuart Fl. deep sea fishing charter

Aboard Off The Chain we are able to target marlin in various ways. From a B.B.C. Tournament winning trolling spread with ballyhoo, dredges, and squid chains, to slow trolling live tuna, or bait and switching while on a fly-fishing charter. Captain Scott has been around the world chasing billfish and brings all the best fishing techniques back home to Stuart for you to enjoy.

blue marlin aboard stuart Fl. charter boat Off the Chainwhite marlin gettin' it! Stuart fl. fishing charters

 Off the East Coast of Florida blue marlin average 125 to 200 pounds, but larger ones sneak in here on a regular basis. Bigger fish are often encountered around the schools of small blackfin tuna on the hill, and around the birds that we fish during our long-range tuna charters. Blue marlin can grow in excess of 2,000 lbs! and are known for extremely aggressive attacks, long runs, and spectacular boat side aerial displays.

White marlin, are smaller, but no less spunky than their larger cousins. Averaging 40-80 lbs. during our South Fl. fishing charters, these fish can be the most lit up and acrobatic of any fish out there. They are known for being tricky, hard to hook, cartwheels and swimming in mid air. Both are definitely trophy fish, and make wonderful mounts for the wall, over the pool table (museum mount), or in the entrance way (3D pedestal mount).

Marlin Charters out of Stuart Fl.

Other species we encounter during our Fl. marlin charters are sailfish, big dolphin, tuna, wahoo, and barracuda.

 

 

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Stuart Fl. Fishing Charters offer the chance to catch:

Sailfish | Dolphin  | Wahoo | Kingfish | Tuna | Marlin | Swordfish | Amberjack | Cobia | Permit | Tarpon | Snook | Grouper | Snapper

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