Welcome to the THERAPY-IV Deep Sea Fishing Blog. Captain Stan Saffan and his crew of deep sea sportfishing experts have been fishing the South Florida waters for over 40 years, providing private and shared deep sea and Biscayne Bay charter boat experiences of a lifetime to thousands of people that have had a chance to fish with them. It doesn’t matter if it’s your first time fishing in Miami or you are a master big game monster catcher, you can count on the THERAPY-IV to make your day at sea a memorable one.

We would also love to hear from you! Whether your Deep Sea Fishing Experience was with us or on your own, tell us about it! This will be a place to discuss all things Sports Fishing! Everything from products to techniques, we want to hear it all! I look forward to hearing from all you avid Deep Sea Fishermen out there!

Go get 'em!



Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Return of Joe’s Stone Crab

South Florida always has exciting seasons but one of them happens to be stone crab season. If you’ve spent any time in Miami Beach, there is arguably no better place to celebrate it than Joe’s Stone Crab. This classic Miami Beach icon will open its doors tomorrow to celebrate its 106th season at 5 pm sharp.

The name of Joe’s Stone Crab comes from Joe Weiss and it boasts a rich history going back to 1913. Weiss is from Hungary and lived in New York before moving to Miami Beach with the hopes of seeking some asthma relief. Joe and his wife would go on to open a shack selling seafood which they opened on Collins Avenue. Once an ichthyologist became aware of the many stone crabs in the area, he informed Joe Weiss, asking whether these stone crabs were edible.

Nowadays, Joe’s Stone Crab is well-known for the people it attracts, including actors, politicians, and athletes. Despite becoming one of Miami Beach’s most famous restaurants, it is still a family-owned and operated restaurant. One thing you should know is that the restaurant does not accept reservations. If you wish to dine there, it strongly encouraged that you arrive early or there will likely be a wait of several hours.

THERAPY-IV, a Miami Beach deep sea fishing boat service, brought this update to you. This charter provides all of its clientele with a high-end deep sea fishing experience. With their luxury yacht, exceptional customer service and experienced and professional Captain and crew, visitors can rest easy, they will not only have a memorable fishing experience but will also have the pleasure of visiting the best spots off the coast of Miami and Biscayne Bay. To schedule a trip or to learn more about sailfish fishing in Miami and Miami Beach, contact 305-945-1578.
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Monday, October 14, 2019

Preventing the Dreaded Seasickness

A day out on the water is a lot of fun but some people can easily succumb to the dreaded seasickness. When you’ve spent money booking a deep sea fishing trip, the last thing you want is to be that person bent over the bow of the ship vomiting into the sea, feeling miserable.
One of the easiest and proven ways to tackle the effects of seasickness is by taking an over the counter remedy called Dramamine. However, there is the possibility that is may cause you to feel drowsy, which is something you probably don’t want to happen when you’re busy trying to reel in a fierce sea dweller. Bonine is another option you can consider which is chewable, removing the need to have to swallow it which some people or children may find difficult.
Make sure to take the Dramamine or Bonine before the start of the deep sea fishing trip so it has time to take effect. See you on the water!
THERAPY-IV, a Miami deep sea fishing boat service, brought this update to you. This charter provides all of its clientele with a high-end deep sea fishing experience. With their luxury yacht, exceptional customer service and experienced and professional Captain and crew, visitors can rest easy, they will not only have a memorable fishing experience but will also have the pleasure of visiting the best spots off the coast of Miami and Biscayne Bay. To schedule a trip or to learn more about marlin fishing in Miami Beach, contact 305-945-1578.

Monday, October 7, 2019

One of the World’s Best Bars Is in Miami Beach

After your deep sea fishing trip, you may decide to spend some more time in Miami Beach and grab a drink. With so many different bars to choose from, where should you go spend your money? If you want one of the best, you may wish to consider Sweet Liberty on 20th Street. This bar is the only one in the city to make the annual list of The World’s Best 50 Bars, which is determined by drink experts in various parts of the world.


Sweet Liberty includes drinks plus food. Its cocktails include the Negroni plus the amusingly named Basic Bitch comprised of Aylesbury Duck Vodka, St Germain, Prosecco strawberry and lemon. There is also the Sweet Liberty 3 Rum Blend, sweet potato juice, coconut cream, orange juice, and all space infused Sweet Potato Pain Killer and the Dancing Queen featuring Absolut Elyx, Ancho Verde, fresh pineapple, offcuts oleo, and pandan leaf stock. The Dancing Queen is one of the bar’s limited availability drinks and true to its name, is served in a disco ball bowl.

THERAPY-IV, a Miami deep sea fishing boat service, brought this update to you. This charter provides all of its clientele with a high-end deep sea fishing experience. With their luxury yacht, exceptional customer service and experienced and professional Captain and crew, visitors can rest easy, they will not only have a memorable fishing experience but will also have the pleasure of visiting the best spots off the coast of Miami and Biscayne Bay. To schedule a trip or to learn more about marlin fishing in Miami Beach, contact 305-945-1578.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Deep Sea Fishing for Younger Crowd

Summer officially comes to an end next Monday, but the South Florida weather tends to remain sunny and agreeable throughout the year. That being said, it’s a great time to encourage the younger ones to stop looking at their phone and tablet screens and enjoy some outdoor time. Deep sea fishing is one way to do that.
For starters, a deep sea fishing is an enriching experience. If the child has never been on a boat, it’s a great way to introduce something new while also educating them on the numerous different species of fish. This also presents a way to show kids where the seafood bought at the store comes from.
Older children have a set routine which typically involves school, home, and perhaps some time with friends. However, with electronic devices, it can be easy to succumb to tunnel vision. A deep sea fishing trip presents a way to show the vastness of the sea and how big the world is. It may even pique their sense of exploration.
A successful catch can also serve as a great self-confidence booster. There is a great feeling of achievement and exhilaration after catching a tough sea dweller.
THERAPY-IV, a Miami Beach deep sea fishing boat service, brought this update to you. This charter provides all of their clientele with a high-end deep sea fishing experience. With their luxury yacht, exceptional customer service and experienced and professional Captain and crew, visitors can rest easy, they will not only have a memorable fishing experience but will also have the pleasure of visiting the best spots off the coast of Miami and Biscayne Bay. To schedule a trip or to learn more about sailfish fishing in Miami and Miami Beach, contact 305-945-1578.

The South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s New Events

The 19th edition of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) isn’t returning until February of next year, but the ever-growing and ever-popular event is bringing some fresh additions for its 2020 incarnation. If you’ve never attended SOBEWFF, next year is as good a time as any. Let’s take a look at some of the new highlights.

Samantha Schnur of The Naughty Ford will serve as the host of the Chef Mashup, a late-night event bringing several of Miami’s best chefs and their most popular dishes together for a celebratory night. The event will kick off at 10 pm on February 20 and continue until midnight at Ace Props Miami.

On Friday, February 21, the Wynwood bakery Zak the Baker will host a Gospel & Falafel late-night event featuring lots of sweet treats. Min. Desmond Jackson & the Sovereign Ministries will provide tunes while you enjoy the delectable bites. Much like Chef Mashup, the event begins at 10 pm and ends at midnight.

Are you a pizza fan? Michael Schwartz is hosting a late-night pizza party appropriately dubbed Sliced: A Genuine Pizza Party. Pizza in just about every form you can think of will be offered at this event being held at Jungle Plaza while the rock band Hails provides the music.
THERAPY-IV, a Miami Beach deep sea fishing boat service, brought this update to you. This charter provides all of their clientele with a high-end deep sea fishing experience. With their luxury yacht, exceptional customer service and experienced and professional Captain and crew, visitors can rest easy, they will not only have a memorable fishing experience but will also have the pleasure of visiting the best spots off the coast of Miami and Biscayne Bay. To schedule a trip or to learn more about sailfish fishing in Miami and Miami Beach, contact 305-945-1578.

The Fishing Guide Makes all the Difference

Your deep sea fishing guide can play a major role in just how exciting and memorable your trip ends up being. Beginners can learn a lot from a good guide while seasoned pros can still learn a thing or two, particularly if they’re fishing in new water.
With beginners, it may seem overwhelming to get a good grasp on each aspect of deep sea fishing. There are lures, rods, different fish species, varying techniques. A good guide will break it down for you to be as succinct or thorough based on how much knowledge you’re looking to glean from your fishing trip.
Even if you consider yourself to be an experienced angler, Professionals, in some cases, require a fishing overview too – for a variety of factors. Besides getting a quick grasp on the unfamiliar waters, a guide can provide you and your fishing pals can also provide advice on the best locations to increase the odds of a catch, what handle to use, and they may even help you learn a trick or two to add to your fishing repertoire.
THERAPY-IV, a Miami deep sea fishing boat service, brought this update to you. This charter provides all of their clientele with a high-end deep sea fishing experience. With their luxury yacht, exceptional customer service and experienced and professional Captain and crew, visitors can rest easy, they will not only have a memorable fishing experience but will also have the pleasure of visiting the best spots off the coast of Miami and Biscayne Bay. To schedule a trip or to learn more about Miami fishing, contact 305-945-1578.