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Old 05-21-2013, 12:19 PM   #1
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Spearfishing near boca raton?

where are there good spots to dive near boca inlet? I know of pompano and oakland park....where else is good and not over 35' deep where I can shoot some fish?
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Old 05-21-2013, 02:37 PM   #2
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Re: Spearfishing near boca raton?

Deerfield ledge is a good ~25' dawn patrol during bug season. The FIRST guy there gets the legal bugs.

The outfall armor off the pavilion runs out a bit starting from about 20' (may be sanded in a bit), and runs out from there to the third reef. Good spot for snails of all types.
There are several patch reefs off Boca, Deerfield and Highland Beach in about 30'.
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:32 PM   #3
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Re: Spearfishing near boca raton?

No where really unless u have a boat and those spots are about 35-45 ft. Alot of the shallow spots got covered. There used to be a bunch of rock piles in 12 ft just south of the jetty but last time i was there no rocks could be found. There are a few other spots in the same depth range but not sure if they are there anymore and usually never get any fish there anyway.
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Old 05-21-2013, 09:20 PM   #4
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Re: Spearfishing near boca raton?

deerfield ledge is like 10-15ft (even before it got covered at most) covered almost completely by hurricane sandy making about 6-10ft now and fish less second reef is about 35-38ft on top and 40- 44ft to the sand there is fish there sometimes but its best to get there before the guys with the bubble boxes though i get a fair amount of bugs there during season but it will get bugged out quick hence the bubble box comment good lionfish reef...
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