palm beach county fisherman on a charter with peacock bass

Capt. Patrick Smith

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Email: captpatrick@swamptosea.com 

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PALM BEACH FLATS FISHING

It’s said that Palm Beach is the best of two opposing worlds, it’s home to vibrant nightlife and ecological wonders such as an estuary and soft sand beaches. However, it’s the region’s shallow waters, referred to as Flats, that secures this destination on the angler’s to do list. A variety of fish, such as Snook and Tarpon, inhabit the region’s shallow waters ...

PALM BEACH SUMMERTIME FISHING

Palm Beach County is at the epicenter of epic Florida fishing. The summertime is one of the peak times to come to this fishery and experience everything from backwater bass and exotics to snook and tarpon. From its backcountry estuaries and nearshore underwater structures, and to the offshore zones, the continental shelf, and the Gulfstream, Palm Beach has a range of ...

Florida Peacock Bass Fishing: A History

The Peacock Bass was introduced to Florida’s lakes and streams during 1984. This non-native member of the Bass family is revered for their golden hue and black spots. Moreover, these fish are considered a rare catch for most, but worth scouring Florida’s banks to reel-in. Peacock Bass are most likely to be caught in canals and lakes throughout ...

Palm Beach County Inshore and Freshwater Report for the 2nd Week of August

The weather is about as hot as it gets but the fish haven’t minded much especially early in the day. Peacock bass have been eating everything offered from shad to shiners, artificial and flies. My anglers averaged 30+ fish per trip with most action coming between 8am and 10:30 multiple peacocks over 5lbs were caught this week. In addition to the peacock bass the...