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Bass Fishing Season at Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours

Bass fishing in the Everglades

Within the last few weeks our Everglades boat captains have noticed more locals fishing in the canals of South Florida, which you could see at Everglades National Park boat tours If you’re wondering whether they’re in on a secret that you aren’t – the answer is yes. What many Sunshine State locals know is that right now is the best time for bass fishing in South Florida. The reason? Seasonal changes have caused the water levels to decrease within the interior of the Everglades, forcing large amounts of bass and other animals toward the canals that the Everglades feed into.

Although it is possible to catch bass in canals year-round or view them on Everglades National Park airboat tours, local fishermen swear by the ease with which they can catch a ton of fish during this lucky time of year. “Anybody can throw it and catch a fish”, says Everglades captain Alan Zaremba, who says there’s no such thing as a bad cast. Casting a line in the water this time of the year can also result in peacock bass, spotted sunfish, shellcrackers, speckled perch, and other kinds of fish.

Locals and visitors who want to go on look forward to Everglades tours this influx of bass every year. The season typically ends when South Florida’s famous rainy summer season begins. This year, the rainy season isn’t expected to fully pick up until the end of May or the beginning of June, which will increase water levels once again.

This time of year is a great opportunity to introduce younger children to easy fishing, potentially getting them hooked on the sport or Everglades boat tours . As The Miami Herald says, “Just get your lure somewhere on the water and chances are excellent that you’ll get a bite.”

Ready to give Miami airboat tours or an a Everglades tourshot? Everglades Holiday Park is open 7 days a week we offer group airboat tours, private airboat tours, and other Everglades excursion.

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