Yes, that’s correct. The sailfish capital of the world, no, not the state, not the nation, the WORLD, is right here in our local community. A beautiful, seaside town in Martin County just north of Palm Beach County, Stuart is the fishing destination for millions around the world.
According to an article in Harbour Ridge and Florida Sportsman Magazine, “Stuart, Florida sits right in the middle of Sailfish Alley on the Treasure Coast which encompasses Port St. Lucie, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Stuart, and Jupiter, Florida. The Sailfish is the most sought after sport-fish in the world and although prime time is the colder winter months, off the coast of Stuart, they are caught year round. Sailfish stack up along the Treasure Coast and start moving again when the winter cold fronts start pushing through. The Sailfish migration begins during the fall but packs of Sailfish travel down the east coast of Florida feeding on mullet, sardines and threadfin herring all year round.”
The Treasure Coast has been highly regarded as the best fishing in the world not only for sailfish but also for many verities of fish including: pompano, tarpon, blackfin tuna, grouper, mahi mahi and snook.
What’s more impressive about the area is that Stuart has more to offer than just fishing. The nightlife, restaurant scene and shopping areas are stacked. The homes for sale in Stuart are also something to buzz about. With gorgeous, oceanfront neighborhoods, beautiful waterfront estates and just minutes from the beach and the Intracoastal waterways, residents of Stuart are immersed in seaside living. world class fishing, golf and the best in shopping, dining and entertainment are at your disposal when you live in Stuart.