Everglades Fish Species

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Common Everglades Fish Species Questions

What is the most common fish in the Everglades?

The most common fish species found in the Everglades is the Largemouth Bass. While the Largemouth Bass is a common fish in the Everglades, it is not the primary target for Blackwater Guide Co, led by Captain Mark Cherney. Instead, they focus on guiding anglers to catch a variety of other exciting species, including Black Drum, Snook, Redfish, Tripletail, Tarpon, Crevalle Jack, and Sea Trout. With their extensive knowledge of the Everglades' waters and expertise in targeting these prized game fish, Captain Mark Cherney and his team ensure an unforgettable and successful fishing experience for all their clients.

What is the largest fish ever caught in the Everglades?

The largest fish ever caught in the Everglades was a massive Tarpon, weighing over 200 pounds. Blackwater Guide Co, under the skilled guidance of Captain Mark Cherney, offers anglers the opportunity to target and potentially land impressive trophy fish like Tarpon, making for a thrilling and unforgettable fishing experience in the Everglades.

How many species are in the Everglades?

The Everglades is home to over 350 species of fish, making it a diverse and rich fishing destination. Blackwater Guide Co, led by Captain Mark Cherney, has in-depth knowledge of the various fish species in the Everglades, enabling them to offer specialized fishing charters that cater to different anglers' preferences and interests, ensuring a memorable and successful fishing adventure for all.

A Blackwater Guide Co Fishing Charter targets the top Everglades Fish species including 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), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Crevalle Jack (Also Called Horse Crevalle, Jack ), Tripletail (Also Called Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Flasher, Chobie, Biajaca De La Mar, Flasher, Steamboat). We primarily Fish the Atlantic Ocean, The Everglades, Gulf of Mexico, Mud Bay, Tamiami Canal Number C-4, Wood River, Rodgers River, Rodgers River Bay, Broad River, Mullet Bay, Third Bay, Second Bay, Toms Creek, Lostmans Five Bay, Two Island Bay, Lostmans Five, Onion Key Bay, Plate Creek Bay, Broad River Bay, Rodgers Creek, Indian Camp Creek, Harney River, Raulerson Prairie, Joe River, North Harney River, Avocado Creek, Shark Cutoff, Otter Creek, North Prong Otter Creek, Tarpon Bay, Rookery Branch, Oyster Bay, Waltz Key Basin, Lower Sugarloaf Sound, Upper Sugarloaf Sound, Huston River, Ponce de Leon Bay, Pine Key Bight, Turkey Basin, Chatham River, Jewfish Basin, Little Sable Creek, North River, Storter Bay, Big Lostmans Bay, Snake Bight, Similar Sound, Cudjoe Basin, Coupon Bight, Homestead Canal, Chevelier Bay, Sandy Key Basin, Tarpon Creek, Coot Bay, Lane River, Blackwater River, Bear Lake, Alligator Bay, Georgia Fruit Farm Creek, Flamingo Canal, Lostmans Creek, Lake Ingraham, Little Shark River, Gator Bay Canal, Cudjoe Bay, Last Huston Bay, Lostmans River, Faka Union River, Whitney River, Rocky Creek, Rocky Creek Bay, Gator Lake, Mud Lake, Barron River, Middle Fox Lake, Sand Hill Bay, Left Hand Turner River, East Fox Lake, Oak Creek, Broad Creek, Ferguson River, Cattail Lakes, Lake Placid, Halfway Creek, Fakahatchee River, East River, Gulf Shores Marina, Jungle Bay, Southwater, West Palm Run, Back Bay Marina, Cochran Lake, Brown Lake, Ole Marina Docks, Burns Lake, Geiger Creek, Mrazek Pond, Big Boy Lake, Southpointe Marina.