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Fort Lauderdale Boating

Life revolves around the world of boating here in Fort Lauderdale. Not really surprising for a city nicknamed the “Venice of America!” Known as the Yacht Capital of the World, Fort Lauderdale is “laced” with 300 miles of waterways and host to 40,000+ resident yachts. The worlds largest in water boat show is held every October at the Bahia Mar Marina in Fort Lauderdale. Every December, people from all over line the intracoastal waterways from downtown to Oakland Park Blvd to watch the unique Winterfest Boat Parade. Click here more information about navigating the Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal, Fixed Bridge Heights and Draw Bridges Heights.

Boating Paradise

If Boating, Yachting, Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Sailing and just about any other water sport is your thing. You’ve come to the right place. Fort Lauderdale really cators to the boating community and for good reason. You will notice that yachts and boats take precedence over any other type of traffic where the draw bridges are located. If you’re in a car, bicycle, or on foot be prapered to wait at any drawbridge when there is upcoming boat traffic. The 300 miles of waterways offer spectacular views of waterfront mansions and dockside restaurants. Fort Lauderdale offers a vast amount of residential real estate to go along with this type of lifestyle. Many homes located in the East Fort Lauderdale area have their own boat docks directly behind the house. Some homes have the ability to dock 100′ + vessels. Boating can’t be any more convenient than that! Check out some of Fort Lauderdales Waterfront Homes.

Fort Lauderdale Fishing

Fort Lauderdale is one of few places where salt water fishing and fresh water fishing can be done within 20 minutes. The Fort Lauderdale area has more than 200 types of fresh water fish. Deep sea fishing fleets can be found in Deerfield, Pompano, Lauderdale By The Sea and Dania Beach and in the 6 cities that line the Atlantic Coast. If you don’t have a boat and don’t want to charter one. Fish from one of the 4 piers in Broward county.

Fish To Catch

    • Amberjack – Spring
    • Barracuda – Year Round
    • Blue Marlin – Winter / Summer
    • Bonita – Fall
    • Cobia – Spring
    • Grouper – Winter / Spring
    • Kingfish – Winter / Spring / Fall
  • King Mackerel – Year Round
  • Mahi Mahi – Year Round
  • Mutton Snapper – Spring / Fall
  • Sailfish -Winter / Spring
  • Sharks – Blacktip, Duskys, Silkys
  • Hammerheads – Winter / Fall
  • Snook – Spring
  • Tarpon – Winter
  • Tuna (Black Fin) – WInter / Spring
  • Tuna (Skip Jack) – Summer
  • Wahoo – Winter / Summer
  • White Marlin – Winter / Summer
  • Yellowtail Snapper – Year Round

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