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The Best Places To Go Fishing in West Palm Beach

Written by Boatsetter Team
December 26, 2017

Last Updated on January 12, 2022 by Boatsetter Team

Where to go fishing in West Palm Beach? There are many great places based on the type of fishing you would like to do. You’ve got many, many options, including deepwater fishing, inshore fishing, and freshwater fishing. Let’s dive right in so you know just what kind of fishing you want to do in West Palm!

deep sea fishing

Deep-Sea Fishing: Deep sea fishing is obviously available off the coast! The frequent fisherman without a permanent boat can rent a private fishing vessel with Boatsetter to head a few miles offshore for great bite action. Tip: When you’re looking to catch some huge fish, it’s a great idea to charter a captained fisherman vessel to take you out 50-60 miles offshore.

year round fishing

Year Round Fishing: Fishing in West Palm Beach offers great conditions all year round, with many local fish towers, reefs, and wrecks. It is also worth mentioning that Florida has one of the largest sunken wrecks and man-made and natural reefs. Some of the bigger fish swimming below your boat will likely include Grouper, Cobia, Snapper, and Barracuda. Both grouper and cobia have been reported biting in waters 95-150 feet deep, while Kingfish have been reported along the Treasure Coast at slightly deeper waters. If you’re looking for that huge catch, July and August are prime months for Permit and Kingfish. You will want to make sure you have a heavy-duty fishing line to snag and reel in these larger fish on a chartered fishing vessel, which take strength and patience to land.


west palm beach fresh water fishing

Recreational Fishing: For more recreational fishing, check out some of the freshwater options in Palm Beach County. We love Lake Osborne, a 365-acre body of water. The lake is surrounded by John Prince Park, which offers a plethora of boat ramps to make starting your fishing charter a breeze. Largemouth bass, peacock bass, and sunshine bass are among the fish variety commonly swimming in the Lake. Bluegills, perch, and catfish also populate the area.

Before hitting the waters, make sure you are aware of all fishing regulations in the area. It’s also a good idea to refresh yourself on fishing etiquette to have the best experience. To begin your adventure, start by checking out boat rental options with the #1 Boat Rental Community, Boatsetter. Go ahead, and let’s go fishing in West Palm Beach!

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