Copyright 2019 James Marsh
Fly Fishing Pompano Beach and Boca Raton, Florida

01/16/19 Fishing Report: (See Fishing Report Archive at bottom of page)
Temperatures are moderate in the mid 60’s with a slight wind which is keeping wave heights
down. Surf fishing for Pompano is doing well and Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel have been
plentiful, but the clear water is making Redfish jumpy making them harder to catch.

Description of the waters:
There is clear, blue water at Pompano Beach with clean beaches that beg you to surf fish.
The intercoastal waters at Boca Raton and Pompano Beach are full of Snook, Snapper, and
Sheepshead along with many others, giving anglers all the action they want.


Species:
Tarpon
Permit
Bonefish
Ladyfish
Jack Crevalle
Barracuda
Bonito
Cobia
Jack Crevelle
King Mackerel
Permit
Shark
Snook
Black Drum
Bluefish
Ladyfish
Redfish
Sheepshead


Seasons:
The fishing season is year-round.
Spring:
Spring is the best time for fly fishing for Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, Bonefish, Bonito, Cobia,
Permit, Shark, and Tarpon
Summer:
This is a good time for Barracuda, Bonito, Grouper, King Mackerel, Permit, Shark, Snook,
and Tarpon
Fall:
Fall it a great time for Barracuda, Bonefish, Bonito, Cobia, Permit, Shark, Snook, and Tarpon.
Winter:
Is a good time for King Mackerel, Sheepshead, Snapper, Black Drum, Cobia, Grouper,
Barracuda, and Jack Crevalle.


Tide Chart: Hillsboro Inlet

Weather: Pompano Beach

Recommended Flies For :
Inshore species

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  

Redfish/Ladyfish:
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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