Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Joey Flats Fishing

Where does Joey Flats Fishing fish ?

We fish the Miami area, including Homestead, The Everglades, Biscayne Bay, Miami, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach, Everglades National Park.

What are the target fish ?

Target fish include Tarpon  (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo  ), Snook  (Also Called Common Snook, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish  ), Tripletail (Also Called Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Flasher, Chobie, Biajaca De La Mar, Flasher, Steamboat), Red Snapper  (Also Called Pensacola Red Snapper, Northern Red Snapper )

Where in Miami to we meet our guests ?

We meet at Don's Bait and Tackle ( 90 N Homestead Blvd, Homestead, FL 33030, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license ?

No Fishing license required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license ?
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing
Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.

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