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trip description for Miami Nearshore Reefs and Wrecks in Miami Beach

Experience one of the best Fishing Adventures that Miami Has to offer with Deep Sea Fishing Miami aboard Charter Boat Spellbound that can accommodate up to 24 passengers. Join Captain Manuel "Manny" Sivina and his incredible crew for a fishing trip of a lifetime perfectly tailored to your needs from Sport Fishing and Fishing Tours for Families with kids and couples to team building and corporate tours Deep Sea Fishing Miami has something for everyone. Step on this offshore Sport Fishing Newton Boat and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime. This "Battle Wagon offers you all the comforts of home. One of the easiest ways to catch fish in Miami is fishing the reefs and wrecks, both the real shipwrecks off the coast and the artificial wrecks sunk to improve the fish population. Fishing on the reefs and wrecks we catch a lot of different fish. With the methods we use; live bait, jig fishing, chicken rigs and kite fishing you can expect to catch Groupers, Snapper, Jacks, Cobia, Mackerel, Barracuda and Sailfish. We fish in waters from 35 feet to 400 feet which are only minutes away from the Miami shoreline. Pick from a half-day. 3/4 day, or full day adventure to satisfy your thrill seeking desires! The Captain and Mate will provide you with top quality fishing equipment including conventional and spinning tackle ranging from 10 to 130 lb class. When it comes to cleaning and filleting the catch. Crew members will kindly bag and ice desired fish wanted, so a 20 % gratuity would be appreciated and split among themselves.Spellbound is very child friendly, so don't hesitate to bring your little ones along. Read More

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57 ft 1 - 24 People From $850
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trip description for Bachelor Party Fishing Fun! in Miami Beach

Bachelor Party Fishing has never been easier. We operate the largest charter fishing boat in Miami and can fit parties of up to 24. Bring the whole wedding party or just the boys or girls for a fun-filled day. We are not a typical drift fishing “Party Fishing” boat but rather we are a sport fishing charter boat and we can take you out to hook Swordfish, Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi-Mahi and more. Captain Manny and the friendly crew provide everything to have your day with us as much fun as possible. All you need to do is bring the beer and food or if you would prefer we can provide that too. For those that just came for the party and do not want to fish or when you want to get out of the sun, the boat has a full galley with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth stereo and HD flat screen TV all in air-conditioned comfort. Your Bachelor Party Fishing Trip will be an experience and memory to last a lifetime. The Captain and Mate will provide you with top quality fishing equipment including conventional and spinning tackle ranging from 10 to 130 lb class. When it comes to cleaning and filleting the catch. Crew members will kindly bag and ice desired fish wanted, so a 20 % gratuity would be appreciated and split among themselves. This trip is very child friendly, so don't hesitate to bring your little ones along! Read More

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trip description for Offshore fishing in Miami

Launch out of Dinner Key with Captain Christopher for an epic day experiencing everything the Miami waters have to offer! Relax with Captain Chris, everything is always under control. His local knowledge & patience for finding the fish is unparalleled, (recently landing a 400 pound Blue Marlin) made a crew of 3 women memories for a lifetime! To make sure you have the best possible charter experience, Captain Christopher is ready and rearing to do any kind of fishing you'd like to do. Whether that's chasing Swords, kite fishing for Sails, deep dropping for Tilefish, jigging, or bottom fishing! He can even guide spearfishing adventures, though you'll have to bring your own gear for that. Captain Christopher has some secret honey holes where the Snapper bite is on rain or shine. So if all else fails, which is rarely the case, Captain Christopher will make sure you get back to the dock with a cooler full of fish! Captain Christophers' brand new Dusky Center Console is 29 feet from propellor to bow. The whole front of the boat is a padded lounge area, making this charter great for families and avid fishermen alike! Not to mention, she comes loaded with everything you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water from rods, reels, and tackle, to fishing licenses, ice, soft drinks and water! All you need to bring are some snacks and your shades, Captain Christopher will take care of the rest! One note is that you will get bait after meeting at the dock. You and Captain Chris can try and go out and catch the bait yourselves but it is also available for purchase. Captain Chris likes to tell his clients: "If time is of the essence, rather than burn time messing around catching bait, there are plenty of guys selling bait as we leave the dock and the 20-40$ is often well-spent cash head straight out to the bigger fish." But like everything else with Captain Chris, the decision is up to you! Read More

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trip description for Miami Beach Fishing Adventure in Miami Beach

It takes around 15 minutes to reach the ocean from Captain Maurice's dock and most of the fish you'll catch are within two miles offshore. Miami's warm Gulf Stream waters produce fish all year round, including Sailfish, Wahoo, Dolphin, Kingfish, Tuna, Amberjack, Barracuda and Sharks. Miami is unique because you don't have to commit to a full day adventure to chase after these big pelagic species, and though you may have better chances at bigger fish on longer adventures, the possibility (for big fish) is always there on the 4 hour as well! Captain Maurice will provide all the necessary gear for your adventure! All he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, and your sun protection. He'll take care of the rest. Read More

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trip description for Miami Offshore Trolling Fun! in Miami Beach

Experience one of the Best Fishing Adventures that Miami Has to offer with Deep Sea Fishing Miami aboard Charter Boat Spellbound that can accommodate up to 24 passengers. Join Captain Manuel "Manny" Sivina and his incredible crew for a fishing trip of a lifetime perfectly tailored to your needs from Sport Fishing and Fishing Tours for Families with kids and couples to team building and corporate tours Deep Sea Fishing Miami has something for everyone. Step on this offshore Sport Fishing Newton Boat and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime. This "Battle Wagon offers you all the comforts of home. Offshore fishing involves running further offshore in or near the Gulfstream. Many might think that this would be miles and miles from shore and in the Northeastern part of the United States it is 100 miles out but in reality, it is only two miles off the shores of Miami Beach. Many of the fish that anglers look to fish for live in the warmer waters within the Gulfstream’s current. This means that the Tuna, Marlin, Swordfish, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi and other fish are located just a few minutes away. Fishing methods vary depending on what you are looking for but the method most used is trolling. Trolling is having one or more fishing lines are in the water at one time baited with either lures or bait fish while the boat is moving. Trolling is a great method because it covers a lot of area and the more chances of getting on the fish. Trolling is great for catching; Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo,Kingfish, Barracuda, Sailfish and the elusive but fun to catch Billfish. Another method is for the Captain to troll around looking for birds and debris as this is a good indicator of fish in the area, especially Mahi Mahi. The Mahi-Mahi are best caught during the summer months but their season runs from early April to Late September. November to May is the time to come down to South Florida for your best chances to hook a sailfish. The winter months of December to February are the optimal months. Pick from a half-day. 3/4 day, or full day adventure to satisfy your thrill seeking desires! On this trip you will be trolling the Miami Coast in pursuit of the legendary bounty known to this area! For half-day trips you will be venturing 3-8 miles offshore, 3/4 day 3-12 miles, and full day 3-15 or wherever the bite takes you! The Captain and Mate will provide you with top quality fishing equipment including conventional and spinning tackle ranging from 10 to 130 lb class. When it comes to cleaning and filleting the catch. Crew members will kindly bag and ice desired fish wanted, so a 20 % gratuity would be appreciated and split among themselves.Spellbound is very child friendly, so don't hesitate to bring your little ones along. Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fort Lauderdale red snapper fishing charter

What are the best red snapper fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 14 red snapper trips in Fort Lauderdale, and the most popular trips in the area are Unforgettable Day Offshore guided by Tim, Fort Lauderdale Fishing Trip guided by Dave, and Prime Time Ultimate Fishing Trip guided by Dave.

Our guides in Fort Lauderdale are rated a 4.64 out of 5 based on 2702 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 Red Snapper charter include Miami Beach, Miami and Key Biscayne.

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

What types of red snapper fishing charters are common in Fort Lauderdale?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for red snapper in Fort Lauderdale as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

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

How much do Fort Lauderdale red snapper fishing charters cost?

for red snapper in Fort Lauderdale prices can range anywhere from about $1,275 to $3,950, but the average price for a half day trip for red snapper in Fort Lauderdale is $1,895. The average price for a full day trip for red snapper in Fort Lauderdale is $2,846.

What month is best for red snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

The most popular season for red snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale is spring, and most anglers book their trips 20 days in advance.

Do I need a Fort Lauderdale fishing license for red snapper and what are the bag limits for red snapper 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 red snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale all about?

In Fort Lauderdale, red snapper is a highly prized species among anglers for its excellent taste and challenging fights. These vibrant red-colored fish are abundant in the offshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean, particularly around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Red snapper can be found at depths ranging from around 60 to 300 feet, making them accessible to anglers venturing offshore from Fort Lauderdale.

Anglers targeting red snapper in Fort Lauderdale often utilize bottom fishing techniques, anchoring near reefs or wrecks where these fish congregate. Using heavy-duty tackle and rigs baited with cut squid, shrimp, or small baitfish, anglers drop their lines to the ocean floor and wait for the telltale bite of these bottom-dwelling fish. Red snapper are known for their strong fighting ability, requiring anglers to employ skill and patience to successfully reel them in.

Furthermore, Fort Lauderdale's warm climate and favorable offshore conditions make it an ideal destination for anglers seeking to catch red snapper year-round. While these fish can be found in good numbers throughout the year, anglers may encounter peak seasons during the spring and fall months when water temperatures are optimal, and fish activity is high. With its abundance of red snapper and diverse offshore habitats, Fort Lauderdale offers anglers ample opportunities for successful fishing trips and memorable catches along Florida's Atlantic coast.

What are the most popular months to fish for red snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, the red snapper season is highly anticipated among anglers due to the abundance of these prized fish in the offshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Typically, the red snapper season in Fort Lauderdale is regulated by federal authorities, with specific dates announced each year to ensure sustainable fishing practices. The season usually spans a few months during the summer, allowing anglers ample opportunity to target red snapper during this time.

The red snapper season in Fort Lauderdale typically coincides with warmer months when water temperatures are ideal for these fish to be active and abundant. Spring and summer are prime times for red snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale, with the season often opening in late spring or early summer and extending into the summer months. During this period, anglers can expect increased red snapper activity and may have better success rates compared to other times of the year.

Additionally, Fort Lauderdale's red snapper season may vary slightly from year to year, depending on factors such as stock assessments and regulatory decisions. Anglers should stay informed about the latest regulations and announcements from authorities to ensure compliance with fishing regulations and to make the most of the red snapper season in Fort Lauderdale. With its regulated season and abundant fish population, Fort Lauderdale offers anglers exciting opportunities for successful red snapper fishing adventures along Florida's Atlantic coast.

What techniques are popular for catching red snapper in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, anglers employ various effective techniques to target red snapper in the offshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean. One common method for catching red snapper is bottom fishing near reefs, wrecks, or other underwater structures where these fish congregate. Anglers typically anchor their boats and use heavy-duty tackle with rigs baited with cut squid, shrimp, or small baitfish. By dropping their lines to the ocean floor and presenting their baits near the structure, anglers can entice strikes from red snapper as they forage for food.

Another successful technique for red snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale is drift fishing over offshore reefs or ledges. Anglers drift with the current while presenting baits such as squid strips, cut bait, or live baitfish at various depths to entice strikes from red snapper. Drift fishing allows anglers to cover a larger area and locate active fish, particularly when targeting larger specimens or in areas with scattered structure. Anglers may use depth finders or fish finders to locate promising spots and adjust their drift accordingly to maximize their chances of success.

Furthermore, anglers in Fort Lauderdale often employ vertical jigging techniques to target red snapper, particularly in deeper waters. Vertical jigging involves dropping metal jigs or weighted rigs to the ocean floor and jigging them up and down to mimic the movements of injured baitfish. Red snapper are known to be attracted to the erratic action of jigs and may strike aggressively when presented with this enticing lure. Vertical jigging allows anglers to cover a wide range of depths quickly, making it an effective technique for targeting red snapper in varying offshore environments.

What other species are popular in Fort Lauderdale?

Aside from red snapper, Fort Lauderdale offers anglers a diverse range of fish species to target in its offshore waters. One popular catch among anglers is the mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin or dorado. Mahi-mahi are prized for their vibrant colors, acrobatic leaps, and delicious taste. These fish can be found in the offshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where they roam in schools around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures. Anglers targeting mahi-mahi often use trolling techniques with rigged ballyhoo, lures, or live bait, presenting their offerings near the surface where these fish are known to feed.

Another sought-after species in Fort Lauderdale's offshore waters is the sailfish, known for its speed, agility, and challenging fights. Sailfish can be found in deep waters offshore, particularly during the winter months when they migrate south along the Florida coast. Anglers targeting sailfish often use trolling techniques with live bait such as ballyhoo or threadfin herring, as well as artificial lures like dredge teasers or skirted trolling baits, presenting their offerings at varying depths and speeds to entice strikes from these majestic predators.

Furthermore, Fort Lauderdale offers opportunities to target a variety of other offshore species, including kingfish, wahoo, tuna, grouper, and snapper, among others. Whether fishing offshore in deep waters or nearshore along reefs and wrecks, anglers can enjoy a diverse range of angling experiences in the waters of Fort Lauderdale. With its abundance of fish species and world-class fishing grounds, Fort Lauderdale remains a premier destination for anglers seeking unforgettable offshore fishing adventures along Florida's Atlantic coast.

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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Such a great trip. Kids had a blast. Very accommodating.

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

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome time on this charter. Super fun time with a crew that definitely knows their way around a boat . Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a fun day catching some fish

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

  • ★★★★★
    Maurice and his son took 5 of us out and despite unusual 50 degree rainy weather in Miami we absolutely crushed it. Caught some kingfish, false albacore, and-the cherry on top-a beautiful sailfish. Maurice worked tirelessly to put us on fish and even stayed out a little longer than we should have to get us more bites. He runs a very clean operation and I’ll be back for more.

    Attison B. with Maurice Y. of Miami Beach, Florida

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