Copyright 2018 James Marsh
Fly Fishing South Biscayne Bay and Key Largo, Florida

12/31/18 Fishing Report: (See Fishing Report Archive at bottom of page)
The bonefish flats are a little messed up due to wind and dirty water. It should be okay by the
weekend. There are small mangrove and mutter snapper in the finger channels. There are
lot of big bluefish and ladyfish in the channels as well as out in the bay. There are both
Spanish and little king mackerel in the bay.

Description of the waters:
Biscayne Bay is the saltwater bounded by Key Biscayne, Key Largo and the mainland of
south Miami-Dade county and lots of flats and keys. This covers the South or Southern park
of Biscayne including Key Largo. There are lots of unpopulated islands. There are large
grass flats with channels separating them. It is a shallow water fly fisher's paradise.

Species:
Tarpon
Permit
Bonefish
Ladyfish
Jack Crevalle
Barracuda
Spanish Mackerel
King Mackerel
Bluefish

Seasons:
The fishing season is year-round.
Spring:
Spring is the best time for fly fishing for
Summer:
This is a good time for
Fall:
Fall it a great time for
Winter:
Winter months will still find bonefish, bluefish, King mackerel, Spanish mackerel

Tide Chart:
Ocean Reef Harbor

Weather:
Key Largo

Recommended Flies For :
Bonefish, Bluefish, Ladyfish:

Flats Flies:
Baby Crab
Brown Crab
Bottom Prawn
Mantis Shrimp
Backcounty Baitfish

Inland water Flies:
Olive Baitfish:
White Minnow

Tarpon:
Green Tarpon Baitfish
Brown Prawn  

Bonefish/Permit:
Baby Crab
White Shrimp
Yellow Shrimp
Coral Marabou Shrimp
White Marabou Shrimp
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Recommended Tackle & Gear
Fly Line:
Floating 5 to 8 weight, depending on species
Leaders:
Saltwater Hand-tied Leaders

Best Fly Rods:
Perfect Fly SS Series: 7 through 10 weight
(depending on species)

Fly Reels:

Misc Items:
Polarized Sunglasses

Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.

2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.

3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.

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