South Florida Peacock Bass Fishing
South Florida is a Mecca for enjoying the outdoors and sunshine that is consistent all year round. Many wonder what else you can experience while visiting this beautiful place. While trying to discover new ways to soak up the sun, South Florida peacock bass fishing may be the perfect match for you. Enjoy an urban fishing trip for the most colorful and hard-fighting species of bass out there.
Peacock bass fishing is an extremely fun outdoor activity that will have you hooked for life. It is the perfect fishing adventure for family or friends. You do not have to have any experience when fishing for these beautiful bass. Our charters and professional Captains have all the equipment and local knowledge to put you on a fish of a lifetime.
South Florida is an amazing place to go fishing. You have to experience all it can offer you. Our charters service three hot spots for catching quality and trophy largemouth bass. You can catch peacock bass as north as Palm Beach County. The best locations to fish there is the Lake Ida Chain of Lakes. Traveling further south to Miami, Airport Lakes is another fantastic destination.
Airport Lakes or Blue Lagoon was one of the first locations peacock bass were introduced to in Florida. Now they have spread like wildfire in the warm climate and habitats of South Florida. Another location that’s further south in Miami is the Falls Canal System. Deep in urban Miami, you can experience this calm, beautiful system while hooking into Trophy Peacock Bass.
Lead by the Peacock King
Captain Robert Miley is a peacock bass fishing expert. He is one of the sought-after legends for catching trophy peacock bass. Many years of experience have allowed him to hone his skill in catching this incredible species of bass. Captain Miley adventured out on all three of these locations providing you with the ultimate look at what South Florida Peacock Bass Fishing can offer.
Jim was traveling from Idaho to visit Florida on vacation and wanted to explore what the bass fishing was all about. Staying in the Palm Beach County area, peacock bass fishing was his best option. The Lake Ida Chain of Lakes. produced an excellent fishing charter. When you get a great day to go fishing, make sure you take advantage of it.
Jim had a great day on the water catching peacock bass. Lake Ida did not produce his trophy fish but produced several-quality peacock bass. Jim landed 20 nice peacock bass weighing up to 3.5 pounds. Winds picked up making for a change in conditions but we still managed to find these fish. Sometimes you have to battle Mother Nature in order to find success.
Captain Miley is looking forward to the next time Jim returns to help him land his trophy peacock bass.
South Florida Peacock Bass Fishing in Miami
Traveling further south, we arrive at Miami’s International Airport Lakes. Tom, Bernie, and Montie were visiting Florida as well and wanted to experience this amazing fishery. Peacock Bass are thriving in this wonderful fishing charter location. Blue Lagoon is a sub lake that holds excellent bass fishing all year round. Captain Miley focused on this area on this fishing trip.
Tom was traveling from Lakeland, Florida while Bernie and Montie were traveling from Montana. Bernie is a fishing guide. They had to experience what South Florida had to offer them since they heard about the incredible fishing here. Airport Lakes did not disappoint them.
Tom, Bernie, and Montie had a fantastic day on the water. The temperature and fishing conditions were nice and the bass was biting. They landed over 15 largemouth bass with a 2-pound average. The largest bass weighed 4 pounds.
As the weather continues to get warmer, the peacock bass will turn on even further. Our summer season is the best time to come to Florida and catch peacock bass. Captain Miley is looking forward to fishing with these great gentlemen again in the future.
Yet Another Great Fishery
Our next fishing charter destination brings us to the Falls Canal System. This fishery is probably one of the most unique and beautiful places to catch peacock bass. As you idle through the system, enjoy the views from the nice homes of urban Miami. South Florida Peacock Bass Fishing is at its prime in Miami.
Mike and his son Mickey adventured out with Captain Miley for a birthday present for Mickey. Mickey always wanted to explore Miami for peacock bass and it produced big time for him. One of the many reasons to travel to Miami is illustrated to come.
Mike and Mickey were on vacation while traveling from North Carolina. Mike is a jeweler and needs some vacation time soaking in the sunshine of Florida. Weather conditions were conducive to catching some true quality peacock bass. Water temperatures were at 80 degrees with air temperatures reaching almost 100 degrees.
The peacock bass was biting on this fishing charter. Mike and Mickey landed some really nice ones. They landed over 20 bass on this quick fishing trip. Most were in the 2-pound range but they had several that stood out. Mickey landed a 3.5-pounder that made the trip. A bass of that class will put up a great fight and have you addicted on the first run.
Captain Miley is looking forward to fishing with Mickey and Mike again in the future. They had a fantastic trip!
It Never Gets Old
If you are looking to catch some of these South Florida Peacock Bass on your next vacation, let us hook you up. Fishing in South Florida is beyond amazing. Peacock bass is an exceptional species to target but South Florida has a variety of different options for you. When you catch a quality peacock bass on your fishing trip, it will forever change your outlook on bass fishing.
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Capt Robert Miley started bass fishing in the Florida Everglades.
On the very first trip out he caught a 10lb 0/8 o/z largemouth bass and has been fishing for bass ever since. Robert Miley has been fishing professionally on the B.A.S.S. Eastern Division, for the past 7 years. He also is the Bass Pro Shops Pro Staff representative for South Florida. Versatile in that he fishes for Peacock bass as well as trophy largemouth on Lake Okeechobee.