Florida Bay, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Florida Bay, FL
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Florida Bay, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Florida Bay is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Fishing conditions: Windy but warm go fish.

Inshore temperature: 69 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 70 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Mullet, shrimp, crabs and minnows...

Fish species: redfish/snook/tarpon/trout/bonefish others

Fishing season: winter

Nearest airport: fort lauderdale/miami international

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Florida Bay Description

Florida Bay, an integral part of Everglades National Park, is one of the most diverse fisheries on the planet, providing amazing saltwater fly fishing opportunities .Where else can you see tarpon, bonefish, permit, redfish and snook, on the same flat? The park's backcountry, known as "Out Back," is made up of brackish water estuaries and lakes. It hosts several mangrove varieties whose root systems provide ...

Techniques & Tips

Some snook and redfish have been in the park, grab a 6-8wt and pole the flats looking for tails , mud's and cruising fish. Cast well ahead of the fish and strip the fly or twitch the fly when the fish gets close. A bait fish pattern like a deceiver or clouser is perfect in a color to match the water. Dont prolong the fight since many sharks are in the ENP area.

7-Day Forecast

HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH THE WEEK, LEADING TO LIGHTER AND MORE SOUTHERLY WINDS OVER THE WATERS. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN BELOW 15 KNOTS AND SEAS BELOW 5 FEET THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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