FREE shipping on orders over $250

10 Sep 2021

World Class Swordfishing

World Class Swordfishing

What a spectacular week it was offshore swordfishing this week. Pictured here is John Fichtelman senior and junior with a beautiful fish we caught aboard “Lisa B” earlier this week. The bite has been red hot as we have fished the last 10 days straight for swordfish capturing 15. What a run! Our charters have enjoyed catching swords weighing up to 325 pounds. The best of the bite was extraordinary deep around 1850 feet of water. Throw the logbooks out for this last few weeks as the fish were camped on large schools of squid outside of the standard depth pattern. A random drop in the deep on a slow day yielded a single sword that would prove to be the hot spot for the rest of the week. Sometimes you have to think outside the box and try new areas.

The mahi fishing was excellent offshore with many fish up to 20 pounds. Most of these fish were caught while trolling along thick weedlines. The best of the mahi fishing was in 1,000 feet of water 12 miles off the beach. Lots of boats were running and gunning which means that they would run from one patch to another and troll for short periods of time to see if the patch was holding fish.

Farther inshore we had a sailfish bite going on as the boats out of Hillsboro inlet had multiple flags hanging in the riggers this week. A few kings and tunas were mixed in to the nearshore catches.

The weather has been great so get out there!
RJ Boyle

Recent articles

  1. Big Snapper Right Outside the Inlets

    Big Snapper Right Outside the Inlets

  2. SJS Mechanical Puts Up Big King Catch in Tournament
  3. Storm is Gone and Fish are Biting!

    Storm is Gone and Fish are Biting!

  4. Fishing in the Troll is Excellent!

    Fishing in the Troll is Excellent!

  5. Blackfin Tuna Time Out Front!

    Blackfin Tuna Time Out Front!

Artwork by RJ Boyle image
Artwork by RJ Boyle
Artwork by RJ Boyle
Artwork by RJ Boyle

SUBSCRIBE & GET UPDATES

Don’t worry, we won’t spam

Artwork by RJ Boyle

Your cart — 0

You cart is currently empty

Login