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OffShore Trip - 26' Bimini

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Prime Time Ultimate Fishing Trip

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trip description for 4 hour Offshore in Fort Lauderdale

If you don't have the whole day to spare, take at least this 4-hour adventure. You may have to speed it up but you can still go after Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Bonito, Skipjack Tuna, Sailfish, and Wahoo. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

4 Hour Offshore

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
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trip description for Fort Lauderdale Half Day Special Luxury Vip 64' Viking in Fort Lauderdale

Join Captain Chase, who runs trips from Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale all year round. A great fishing trip starts with a great luxury vessel! Come aboard the impressive 64’ Viking Sportfish as she weighs in at 185,000 pounds which is perfect for offshore fishing trips. She accommodates up to 10 anglers and offers plenty of room for each guest with her 21’ Foot Beam. This luxurious Sportfish comes equipped with various amenities including four staterooms with in-suite showers, full galley, settee eating area, and full mezzanine seating in the cockpit. While fishing onboard, your catch will never be too far away. Whether you’re just here for the fishing action or want to spend some time relaxing and sunbathing on the deck, you’ll get to do it in style aboard this luxury yacht. It’s hard to list every fish you’ll be able to target on this trip. These bountiful waters have almost everything, from Wahoo, Snapper, and Kingfish, to Amberjack, Grouper, and Mahi Mahi. Captain’s favorite, Tuna, is also an option and you can get Blackfin and Yellowfin. Let’s not forget Billfish species! There’s Swordfish, Sailfish, White, and Blue Marlin. Make sure to take a photo if you catch Billfish, as they have to be released back. You can keep your catch and the crew will clean it for you. Onboard, you’ll find everything you need for your trip. The vessel is stocked Tournament Tackle, Fighting Chair & equipped with tournament-grade electronics and Radar. Remember, Capt. Chase can also cater your event. The crew will do their best to meet your expectations, whether you’re looking to relax and get a tan, learn a few tricks, or land a huge catch. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join in on the adventure, from beginners to tournament professionals. Please note: this offer is non-inclusive of the cost of fuel & gratuity. Also, if required, the vessel relocation, dockage & Bahamian Customs, Immigration Fees & or holiday rates. Read More

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Fort Lauderdale Half Day Special Luxury Vip 64' Viking

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64 ft 1 - 10 People From $4,195
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trip description for 6 Hour PM Trip in Fort Lauderdale

This trip gives you guys a great amount of time for us to use every technique possible heading way offshore into deep water chasing mahi far south or north Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

6 Hour PM Trip

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43 ft 1 - 6 People From $950
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trip description for 6 Hour Offshore in Fort Lauderdale

Start this 6-hour offshore trip, where you get to target Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Bonito, Skipjack Tuna, Sailfish, and Wahoo. All fishing equipment is covered. Read More

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6 Hour Offshore

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trip description for Deep Sea Ft. Lauderdale 46' in Fort Lauderdale

Offshore Fishing Trips for Sailfish, Dolphin, Tuna, Snapper & more. As your party boards the boat, you will notice the engines are warm and ready to go. As we head out to the fishing grounds, our experienced crew gets everyone acquainted with the boat her features and safety measures. The entire crew and you anglers will work together with the goal of successfully putting fish in the cooler and/or hooking you up with that bucket list fish of a lifetime! No one is left out and no one is too big of a novice. We are patient with our clients and rather rude and impolite with the fish! Please note start times! 4 hour trips: 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM . 5-6 hour trips: 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM 8 hour trips: Between 7:00 or 8:00 am. You pick the time and we will be ready. But not in the afternoon! We'd run out of daylight... When the fishing trip is concluded, we clean your catch for you. If you’d like some of your catch for lunch or dinner, we can direct you to some nearby waterfront restaurants that can cook it for you. So, what are you waiting for? Fishing in Ft. Lauderdale is fun! Let’s go fishin’. Read More

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Deep Sea Ft. Lauderdale 46'

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46 ft 1 - 6 People From $875
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trip description for Full Day Trip - 37’ SeaVee in Fort Lauderdale

These trips provide enough time to try numerous styles of fishing, allowing you to catch a multitude of different species. Captain Preston will change your methods up seasonally depending on what's biting. He will often start by running offshore targeting species such as Mahi Mahi, Golden Tile, Snowy Grouper, Black Belly Rose Fish, and Yellow Eye Snapper. After fishing offshore has run its course Captain Preston can point his boat back to shore and motor in a little closer to hit the reefs. Usually he'll anchor up the boat and chum up the water, and get the fish into a feeding frenzy! Some targets here include snapper, grouper, amberjack, and a wide range of other reef-dwelling fish. So if you're looking for an all-in-one trip where you can catch a variety of hard fighting and delicious fish, look no further, and join Captain Preston (a Fort Lauderdale native) aboard the Second Wynnd. She's a custom-built 2020, 37’ SeaVee and is one of the newest and nicest boats in the Lauderdale charter fleet. Triple outboard engines power the Second Wynnd, so you won’t experience the strong-smelly diesel fumes that many other boats can produce, significantly reducing the chance of seasickness. This trip includes a variety of all the best light and heavy tackle rods, reels, tackle, and bait to land an assortment of fish! Captain Preston will clean your catch at the end of the day as well so you can take home some tasty table fare for the freezer. Read More

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Full Day Trip - 37’ SeaVee

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37 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,650
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fort Lauderdale blackfin tuna fishing charter

What are the best blackfin tuna fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 74 blackfin tuna trips in Fort Lauderdale, and the most popular trips in the area are Unforgettable Day Offshore guided by Tim, Daily Drift Fishing Trips guided by Andrew, and Fort Lauderdale Fishing Trip guided by Dave.

Our guides in Fort Lauderdale are rated a 4.67 out of 5 based on 2707 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Blackfin Tuna charter include Pompano Beach, Miami Beach and Miami.

Looking for kid friendly blackfin tuna guides / fishing lessons in Fort Lauderdale? Check out our beginner and family friendly blackfin tuna guides in Fort Lauderdale.

What types of blackfin tuna fishing charters are common in Fort Lauderdale?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Fort Lauderdale are trolling, heavy tackle fishing, and live bait fishing but bottom fishing and kite fishing are popular as well.

How much do Fort Lauderdale blackfin tuna fishing charters cost?

for blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale prices can range anywhere from about $750 to $3,950, but the average price for a half day trip for blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale is $1,471. The average price for a full day trip for blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale is $2,352.

What month is best for blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

The most popular season for blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale is spring, and most anglers book their trips 31 days in advance.

Do I need a Fort Lauderdale fishing license for blackfin tuna and what are the bag limits for blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Fort Lauderdale don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Fort Lauderdale.

What is blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale all about?

In Fort Lauderdale's prolific offshore waters, blackfin tuna stand out as prized catches for anglers seeking both thrilling battles and delectable table fare. These sleek and powerful predators inhabit the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, often congregating near underwater structures, reefs, and offshore currents where baitfish abound. Fort Lauderdale's strategic location along the Gulf Stream and its abundance of productive fishing grounds make it a hotspot for targeting blackfin tuna, with opportunities available year-round for anglers willing to venture offshore in pursuit of these prized gamefish.

Blackfin tuna are renowned for their voracious feeding habits and lightning-fast strikes, making them a favorite among anglers seeking exciting action on light tackle. Trolling with small lures, feathers, or rigged baits is a popular technique for targeting blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale's offshore waters, with anglers often encountering these elusive predators while searching for other pelagic species such as mahi-mahi or sailfish. Additionally, live baiting with pilchards, herring, or small bonito can be highly effective for enticing larger blackfin tuna to strike, particularly around areas of concentrated baitfish activity or offshore wrecks and reefs.

Beyond the thrill of the chase, blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale offer anglers the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest sushi-grade fish available. With their firm, flavorful flesh and rich oil content, blackfin tuna are prized for their culinary versatility and are often enjoyed fresh or as sashimi, sushi, or grilled steaks. Whether targeting blackfin tuna for sport or sustenance, Fort Lauderdale's bountiful offshore waters provide an ideal playground for anglers to pursue these prized gamefish and create unforgettable memories on the open sea.

What are the most popular months to fish for blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, the blackfin tuna seasons offer anglers exciting opportunities to target these prized gamefish throughout much of the year. While blackfin tuna can be found in the area's offshore waters year-round, their presence and abundance may vary depending on seasonal factors such as water temperature, currents, and baitfish migrations. Generally, peak seasons for blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale coincide with the warmer months of spring and summer, when the Gulf Stream currents bring nutrient-rich waters close to shore, attracting schools of baitfish and predatory species like blackfin tuna.

During the spring months, typically from March to May, blackfin tuna populations off the coast of Fort Lauderdale experience increased activity as the waters begin to warm and baitfish become more abundant. This period marks the beginning of the blackfin tuna season, with anglers venturing offshore in search of these prized gamefish. As summer progresses, from June through August, blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale reaches its peak, with large schools of these predators congregating around underwater structures, reefs, and offshore currents, providing ample opportunities for anglers to hook into these powerful and fast-swimming fish.

As fall approaches and water temperatures begin to cool, blackfin tuna activity off the coast of Fort Lauderdale may gradually diminish, although opportunities to target these prized gamefish can still be found well into the autumn months. Anglers willing to venture offshore during this time may encounter smaller concentrations of blackfin tuna, particularly around areas of concentrated baitfish activity or along temperature breaks and current edges. With its favorable offshore conditions and abundance of baitfish-rich waters, Fort Lauderdale offers anglers the chance to pursue blackfin tuna and enjoy thrilling battles on the open sea throughout much of the year.

What techniques are popular for catching blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale's renowned offshore waters, anglers employ a variety of techniques to target blackfin tuna, renowned for their speed, strength, and delectable flesh. One popular method among anglers is trolling, where boats cruise along the Gulf Stream currents trailing a spread of lures, feathers, or rigged baits to entice blackfin tuna. Anglers often vary the trolling speed and depth of their offerings to match the movements and feeding preferences of these agile predators, with success often coming when trolling near underwater structures, reefs, or offshore currents where blackfin tuna are known to congregate.

Another effective technique for blackfin tuna fishing in Fort Lauderdale is live baiting, which involves presenting live baitfish such as pilchards, herring, or small bonito to hungry blackfin tuna. Anglers may deploy live baits using a variety of methods, including drifting or slow trolling, to present the bait in a natural and enticing manner. This technique is particularly effective when targeting larger blackfin tuna, as the sight and scent of a live baitfish can trigger aggressive strikes from these voracious predators, providing thrilling battles and memorable angling experiences.

Additionally, vertical jigging has gained popularity among anglers targeting blackfin tuna in Fort Lauderdale's offshore waters. This technique involves dropping specialized vertical jigs to depths where blackfin tuna are known to lurk, then imparting erratic movements to mimic injured baitfish. Blackfin tuna are highly responsive to vertical jigs, and anglers often experience heart-pounding strikes as these powerful predators ambush their prey. Whether trolling, live baiting, or vertical jigging, Fort Lauderdale offers anglers a wealth of opportunities to employ a variety of techniques and tactics in pursuit of blackfin tuna, ensuring thrilling action and memorable catches on the open sea.

What other species are popular in Fort Lauderdale?

While blackfin tuna undoubtedly offer thrilling angling opportunities in Fort Lauderdale's offshore waters, there is a diverse array of other species waiting to be pursued by eager anglers. One such species is the mahi-mahi, also known as dorado or dolphin fish, which inhabits the warm, blue waters of the Gulf Stream off Fort Lauderdale's coast. These brightly colored pelagic predators are renowned for their acrobatic leaps and voracious appetites, providing anglers with exhilarating battles and delicious table fare. During the spring and summer months, mahi-mahi migrate through Fort Lauderdale's offshore waters in large schools, offering prime opportunities for anglers trolling with brightly colored lures or rigged baits.

Another prized catch for anglers in Fort Lauderdale is the sailfish, known for its impressive speed, agility, and striking appearance. Fort Lauderdale's proximity to the Gulf Stream and its abundance of baitfish-rich waters make it an ideal habitat for sailfish, particularly during the winter months when these majestic predators migrate south along the coast. Anglers targeting sailfish often employ a variety of techniques, including trolling with rigged baits or artificial lures, live baiting with small fish or squid, and kite fishing to present baits at the surface where sailfish are known to feed.

For those looking to enjoy inshore angling adventures, Fort Lauderdale offers ample opportunities to target species such as snook, tarpon, and redfish in its intricate network of canals, mangrove-lined shorelines, and tidal flats. These prized inshore species provide exciting action on light tackle, with opportunities for sight fishing, lure casting, and live bait presentations. Whether venturing offshore in pursuit of pelagic giants or exploring the inshore waters for trophy catches, Fort Lauderdale offers a wealth of angling opportunities for enthusiasts of all levels, ensuring memorable experiences on the water.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    I've been out on charters many, many times mostly down the east coast but also in Cabo. I must say the trip out with captain Manny is one of the two best trips out I've ever experienced. Her out is on fish, Jordan (the mate) ensured the rods and basis were correct and ready to catch fish. This was just a half day trip but next trip I'm going full day. Wow, I highly recommend Captain Manny!!!!! The catch highlights have to include the 54" barracuda and a 7' shark (it took two of us tag teaming and over 30 minutes to bring the shark alongside the boat for measurement.

    Steve H. with Manny S. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time with Chad and Nano on the boat. It was great weather and great fishing! We couldn’t have asked for a better team.

    Matthew R. with Chad R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a fantastic 8-hour trip with Brad. He put us on the fish and provided excellent service!

    Nathaniel H. with Brad A. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ralph was a blast, definitely recommend and would go again!

    Zachary M. with Ralph M. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great day fishing with Mike and Marcus. They were very friendly and worked hard to make sure we had a great time! Highly recommend.

    Sarah S. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great Captain, great First Mate, caught a sailfish, multiple mahi mahi, Bonita, kingfish, and a giant Jack Cravel. Couldn’t have been better

    Christopher M. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Dave and Marcus weresome. We had a blast. Both of them were professional and fun to be with. Awesome time.

    William Y. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Brad did a great job! Was funny and knowledgeable. Had a wonderful time

    Melissa M. with Brad A. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great day fishing! I highly recommend fishing with these experts!

    Chet B. with Nel M. of Key Biscayne, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I have been on several guided trips in Mexico and Florida. I can say hands down this was the best. Yes, we caught a bunch of fish, more so, the guys worked their asses off and we’re fun to be around! Thanks Mike!

    Steve O. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great captain and first mate.

    Robert D. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Brad was great. He was very knowledgeable about the locations and what we were looking for. Highly recommend and I will use him again if available.

    Jimmy W. with Brad A. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great time Great crew Great results!!!!! Captain Dave and Markus were top notch! we landed on fish right out of the gate. Captain Dave was very knowledgeable and very patient. He knew what he was doing and was absolutely entertaining. Markus is a great dude. He is very polite and extremely knowledgeable as well. I would absolutely recommend using this Charter service for your fishing adventures!!! Robert Crossley

    Robert C. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing trip, highly recommend, The captain was really very nice and professional

    Dayron M. with Edmond W. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Tyler took our family out for an afternoon excursion. The sport fishing was a bit soft, but Tyler put us on a couple of small game fish while we were hunting for monsters. The group agreed to move to the more shallow reefs, where we put upward of 30 fish in the boat over 90 minutes, including several keepers with meat on the bones. Tyler cleaned the fish for us and recommended a restaurant nearby that would cook our catch, which meant an easy and clean dinner for Mom! We had a great time with Tyler.

    Bill K. with Tyler B. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Eric was real nice! It was an awesome time out in the deep sea. We caught Tuna and Yellowtail Snappers.

    In P. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Highly recommend Captain Experiences and specifically Captain Mike, Captain Dave and Deckhand Rhonda. Great time- HUGE experience that landed us fish for dinner and a fantastic afternoon with my son. We were inexperienced and they had our backs the WHOLE way. Great Experience and great folks!!!

    William J. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    It was a slow day but Capt Eric was great.

    Mike S. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time. Very entertaining Capt and deck hand made sure we were taken care of and enjoying our trip

    Brad W. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Absolutely amazing crew and fishing! Traveled with our four kids and decided to take a fishing trip before we went on left for a cruise out of Miami. Communication prior to trip was great and boat had plenty of space including bathroom, cooler with ice/drinks and inside area for younger children that were hot/sleepy. We caught tons of fish! Definitely would recommend this boat and crew to anyone looking for a solid boating/fishing experience!

    Rachel S. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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