Fort Lauderdale Fish Species

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Common Questions


What kind of fish are in Fort Lauderdale?

Get your fishing gear ready because Fort Lauderdale is home to a wide variety of exciting fish! You'll have a blast trying to catch Atlantic Bonito, Atlantic Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, and many more. With so many different types of fish swimming in these waters, every Fort Lauderdale fishing trip is sure to be an adventure. So grab your friends or family and get ready for a fun-filled day of fishing in Fort Lauderdale!


What is the biggest fish caught in Fort Lauderdale?

The state record was recently shattered by a monster 767.8-pound swordfish. With every trip out on the water, the excitement and anticipation of potentially beating that record will have your heart pumping with adrenaline. So come on down to Fort Lauderdale and join the hunt for the next big catch, who knows, you might just become the next record-breaker!


Does Fort Lauderdale have a reef?

Yes, Fort Lauderdale has an extensive reef system located just a short distance offshore. We can brin you there with our reef fishing adventure trips!



A Hook'em & Cook'em Charters Fishing Charter targets the top Fort Lauderdale Fish species including Many fish species both inshore and offshore such as Bonito, Sailfish, Tuna, Blue Runner, King Mackerel Barracuda, Lane Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Wahoo, White Grunt and more. We primarily Fish the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale.