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Fishing in Ft. Lauderdale for Swordfish has just gotten better. There is a new and exciting twist to an old game. For the longest time, the fishing community believed sword fishing was only productive at night, but observations prove that Swordfish are readily available and now being taken on day time Fort Lauderdale fishing charters. This fishing involves one swordfish line fished directly on the bottom in 1500 to 1700 feet of water. Secondary lines involving live bait are fished on the surface for incidental catches of dolphin, tuna, etc. The results of this day time Ft. Lauderdale fishery are very often positive in nature with excellent chances of Swordfish successes....Read More
These trips are not for the faint of heart and should only be attempted by experienced fishermen or individuals who are ready to commit 11 hours out on the rocking waves! Captain Marks boat is comfortable, but 11 hours is a long time if your not ready for it.
Weather is also another factor to consider when trying to book a Sword fishing adventure. Weather conditions need to be more or less perfect for success. So if you book one of these trips make sure to stay in contact with us in the days leading up to your trip to confirm that conditions will be good enough for the trip to be viable!
Captain Mark has spent the past 29 years fishing the waters of Southeast Florida and the Bahamas. His 37 foot Egg Harbor Sportfishing vessel is fully equipped for all kinds of fishing. Trolling for dolphin, kite fishing for sailfish, or drifting for tuna and swordfish - Captain Mark does do it all....Read More
Captain Mark has the following United States Coast Guard Licenses: 100 Ton Master, Radar Observer Unlimited, Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers.
Let his charter create a trip of a lifetime. You decide whether you're looking for multiple days of fishing in the Bahamas, Florida Keys, or just one day in Fort Lauderdale. Captain Mark can make it happen!
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to go fishing. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
This boat has air conditioning.
Yes, at an additional fee
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No live bait provided.
Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait, Fishing Licenses, Fish Cleaning
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
1. Your food and drink, and some for the crew. 2. Change of clothes and a rain jacket. You can always take it off and put them in the cabin. 3. Sunglasses (preferably polarized) sunscreen and hat. 4. Closed front and back, soft soled shoes (white bottom preferred) for traction. 5. Flip flops not a good idea. 6. A cooler to bring your filets home with you. 7. A camera, GoPro, or media recording device for recording your catch! 8. Any important medications you may need throughout the day. 9. Seasickness: if you do not have a prescription, we recommend taking Dramamine prior to your charter. 10. A calendar to tell us when you want to come back next time to enjoy Ft. Lauderdale sportfishing!.
Nothing additional needed.
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.
Winn-Dixie, Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA