Head out for an awesome offshore adventure aboard the Gradyful out of Boca Raton & Pompano Beach, Florida. The vessel is operated by Captain Shawn, who is known for his obsession for catching fish, ocean conservation and most notably his sense of humor....Read More
When you charter with Captain Shawn you can either troll the nearshore waters for Mahi, Cobia, King Fish/Mackerel, and Blackfin Tuna, or head to the reefs and wrecks to bottom fish for Mutton Snapper, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Red Grouper, Permit, Lane Snapper, and even Tarpon when they're in the area.
Your charter includes professional rods and reels, tackle, bait, live bait upon request, lures, fuel, ice and cleaning your fresh catch to take home and enjoy. All he recommends that you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, some sun protection, and a camera to document your successful day!
Captain Shawn is often found guiding his friends and clients through the beautiful waters of South Florida. Captain Shawn is known for his obsession for catching fish, ocean conservation and most notably his sense of humor....Read More
Each trip with his charter in Pompano, Florida is a unique experience in a friendly atmosphere, that will leave you with lifelong memories. You will be fishing aboard a spacious 31 ft Rampage powered by twin Yanmar diesel inboard motors for speed. It can comfortably take up to 6 anglers and is rigged with a fully air-conditioned cabin, stand-up bathroom, outriggers and top-notch navigational electronics, such as a GPS, a fish finder, surround sound speakers and a VHF radio.
Each trip with his charters can be customized to suit your needs and wishes. You can fish inshore, nearshore, the wrecks, reefs, offshore, or see what is biting off South Florida’s pristine waters.
Captain Shawn is amazing at a wide range of fishing techniques, such as light and heavy tackle, drift fishing, jigging, popping, kite fishing, spinning, trolling, and bottom fishing.
On a day out with his charter, you will get an opportunity to learn about the local species and where to find them. Captain Shawn is great with kids, as well as with anglers of all ages and experience.
Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are an occasional fisherman or even a pro – each trip you choose will be an eventful and memorable experience.
Pompano Beach, FL, USA
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
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.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No meal provided.
Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait, Ice, Water
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
No Spray Suncreen, No Black Soled Shoes
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%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.
To check pricing, please select duration and group size.
Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.
For first timers it was a great experience! Captain Shawn and Blake took good care of us and made sure we were able to get in some fish! I would definitely do it again!
Manny V.· ·
Got a chance to book a fishing trip with Capt Shawn and Chris, we’re from West Coast and first time fishing in the East Coast, didn’t really know how it’s like to fish there but with the help of “Gradyful” it was one of the most enjoyable experience we had. ...Read More The crew are very friendly and knowledgeable, they made sure we got on some fish, i emailed Capt Shawn that we wanted to experience fishing for mahi mahi and he delivered!!! They were on time and they also made sure to make use of the time that we booked for. He made our fishing trip an experience we won’t soon forget. Thank you Capt Shawn and Chris!!! I Highly recommend this crew.
Thomas D.· ·
Total pros. Totally wanna catch fish. And totally cool to my kids and wife who dealt with some sickness Boat clean and ready to go. Chris all over the set up. Capt navigated the Hillsboro inlet perfectly and despite the weather, we saw the best ...Read More there was today. Will book again ASAP. And anyone with families looking for a fun trip, book these guys!
Chris S.· ·
Took my wife and girls on a charter. The seas were higher than usual and my girls had a tough time with sea sickness. They did everything possible to help them, and caught some beautiful fish. They communicated early and often to understand what we wanted and did everything possible ...Read More to make that happen. I would go with them again anytime.
Mark L.· ·
9/1/2011 captain shawn and chris are very knowledgeable and fun to be around .the boat was better than expected and everything worked . We had a great time .My son mark jr caught his first mahi mahi . We took home plenty of fish. Can"t wait to do it again ...Read More . Mark Long
Maurice D.· ·
I can’t say enough great things about Shawn and Chris of Gradyful. All my son wanted to do for his 10th birthday was go fishing in the ocean, and they got him hooked (pun intended). They got him on tuna early and made sure he had the time of his ...Read More life. Chris also did a great job teaching him about fishing and the equipment used. My two younger sons are jealous and eager for their turns.