fishing in Miami is most productive on the deep wrecks. The target
species are Vermilions (Beeliners), Lanes, Black fin, Silky (Yellow
Eye), Red Porgies (Rose Snapper), and Red Snapper. Red snapper
were not commonly caught of Miami because the water is a bit to warm
Although, we are seeing more Red Snapper now than ever before.
When we fish the shallow wrecks you might see Mutton Snapper or Yellow
To fish the
deep wrecks, ledges, and reefs for Snapper the rigs that are most
productive are technically called up and down rigs, commonly known as
"Chicken rigs". We bait these rigs with cut bait, and fish water
from 135' out to almost 400 foot of water. Our best action is
found in 230' to about 350' of water, that's less than two miles off Miami Beach.
Jon with one big Red Snapper