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!

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Grouper Fishing in Miami Beach

Grouper fish are one of the most highly sought-after deep seawater fish. You can mostly find them in warmer waters, and they vary in appearance from green or brown colors. The term grouper refers to a family of fish rather than a single species - the family of fish also includes sea bass!

Groupers have strong bodies and largemouths but aren't built for long-distance or fast swimming - great knowledge for Miami fishing anglers! They tend to be quite large, reaching weights of nearly 220 pounds. Compared to many Miami deep sea fishing fish, they do not have a lot of teeth, rather tooth plates in the back of the mouth, located inside the pharynx. Even bigger groupers are not known to attack humans.

The largest grouper ever recorded was found in the West Atlantic ocean and measured 8.2 feet and weighing 800 pounds. In Florida, the highest recorded weight on a hook and line catch was 680 pounds.

Grouper fishing aboard the THERAPY-IV is a fun experience! When bottom or wreck fishing, charter oats should know the area well since it takes specialized knowledge to catch groupers. Sometimes currents can be strong, so experience in grouper fishing throughout South Florida is important to make sure you have a safe and fun experience.

Captain Stan has extensive experience in bottom fishing and wreck fishing. His crew knows the waters of South Florida and how to catch magnificent species of fish - like grouper - and can help you pinpoint exactly where to catch them. 

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