Miami's Biscayne Bay and Biscayne National Park, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Capt. Raul Montoro
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Miami's Biscayne Bay and Biscayne National Park, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fishing for Ocean tarpon, keep your flies small in a 1 or 1/0 size. Shrimp and worm patterns have been working best.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Miami's Biscayne Bay and Biscayne National Park is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Capt. Raul Montoro

Fishing conditions: Conditions this week is much better then last. After coming off a week of high winds and stormy conditions, it's going to be nice to get out and not get beat up from the wind.

Inshore temperature: 86 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 83 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Shrimp for bone-fish, permit, Pilchards for snappers, gorupers, Jacks.

Fish species: Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: Miami and Ft. Lauderdale

Miami Area & Northern Biscayne Bay Description

Biscayne Bay is a large expanse of water that is bounded by Key Biscayne to the north, Key Largo to the south, the mainland of south Miami-Dade county to the west and numerous flats and Keys to the east. The ecosystem lies within the water of Biscayne National Park. This unique geography allows us to fish out of the wind on most days when necessary.

Techniques & Tips

Fishing ocean tarpon small shrimp flies or worm flies with 12' leaders with 16# tippet and 40-50# shock.

7-Day Forecast

Synopsis: Weak high pressure over South Florida this weekend will shift slightly north to across Central Florida by the early to middle part of next week. Showers and thunderstorms will be isolated to scattered through the period, concentrated over the Atlantic waters and Biscayne Bay during the night and morning, and in the afternoon and evening over the Gulf of Mexico waters and Lake Okeechobee. Outside of showers and thunderstorms, east to southeast wind and seas will be light through the period. .GULF STREAM HAZARDS...None. The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream as of Jun 20, 2020 at 1200 UTC... 5 nautical miles east of Fowey Rocks. 11 nautical miles east of Port Everglades. 9 nautical miles northeast of Lake Worth. 11 nautical miles northeast of Jupiter Inlet. This data courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office. Today Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Tonight East southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers after midnight. Sunday East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunday Night East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Monday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Monday Night East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Tuesday East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Tuesday Night East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Wednesday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.


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