Florida Pompano Fishing

florida pompanoThe Florida pompano is a very popular migratory fish that is most commonly caught in Florida, but you can find these fish along parts of the Atlantic Coast and along the Gulf coast during the summer.  They migrate back south during the fall and winter.  Anglers love to fish for these fish because they taste excellent. Some people feel that these fish are some of the tastiest fish in the ocean, so when the pompano are running, anglers will be at the beaches.


Florida pompano are found on flats along the surf during most of the year, but they will be found offshore near the oil rigs during the winter.

How to Catch Pompano

Pompano are often found in schools roaming the beaches in search of food.  Light jigs and sand fleas are the preferred baits for Florida pompano.  They are bottom feeders, so make sure to work your baits along the bottom.

Pompano Fishing Tips & Techniques

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