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Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Half Day

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

3/4 Day

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28 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Daytime Swordfishing - 37’ SeaVee

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Day Or Night Swordfish Trip

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41 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Miami Beach

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Swordfish Trip - 28’ World Cat

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28 ft 1 - 5 People $$$
Fishing in Key Biscayne

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Swordfish Special - 41’ Hatteras

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41 ft 1 - 5 People $$$

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Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
trip description for Pompamo Fishing Frenzy in Pompano Beach

We offer a variety of trips, from trolling, live bait fishing, Swordfishing, Sharkfishing, Bottom trips. You will be fishing a fully rigged 28’ twin outboard center console, outfitted with state of the art electronics and top of the line equipment. Our trolling trips are our most popular. The fishing grounds are 1 to 3 miles outside the inlet. We catch a variety of fish on these trips, including Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi, Kingfish, Sailfish. Our nighttime anchor trips are also very popular. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Pompamo Fishing Frenzy

67% (3)
28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
trip description for "Bahamas or Bust" Trip - 37’ SeaVee in Miami

On this epic offshore fishing charter, you'll get out on the beautiful blue water of the Bahamas aboard Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee center console and take down some big fish! This trip is all about big-game fishing, and you'll be chasing a full roster of pelagic sportfish, including Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi, and more! Captain Ramon is a seasoned fisherman with years of experience fishing in the Bahamas. He knows all of the best spots and techniques to help you reel in the big one. Whether you're an experienced angler or just starting out, Captain Ramon will provide you with expert instruction and guidance to make sure you have a great time on the water. During your fishing charter, you'll have the opportunity to target a variety of pelagic sportfish, including Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi and more. These powerful and exciting fish are sure to provide you with a thrilling fight and a memorable experience. Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee is equipped with state-of-the-art fishing equipment and technology, including outriggers, iceboxes, and a livewell to keep your bait fresh. We also have a comfortable cabin with air conditioning and a bathroom for your convenience. Book your fishing charter with Captain Ramon today and experience the thrill of fishing in the beautiful waters of the Bahamas. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just looking to try something new, we guarantee that you'll have a great time and create some lasting memories! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

"Bahamas Or Bust" Trip - 37’ SeaVee

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Hollywood
Fishing in Hollywood
Fishing in Hollywood
trip description for World Famous Sportfishing - Large Group in Hollywood

Calling all thrill-seekers and fishing enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on an epic offshore fishing adventure out of Hollywood, Florida? Look no further than Captain David and his 48' Stapleton sportfisher! On this trip, you'll be reeling in some of America's most exciting and sought-after offshore species, including Sailfish, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Groupers, and Snappers. Captain David is an extremely experienced captain who knows these waters like the back of his hand, and he'll take you to all the best spots to make the catch of a lifetime. But it's not just about the fishing! On board his luxurious 48' Stapleton sportfisher, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the comfortable experience. With a spacious deck and all the latest fishing technology, you'll be equipped to catch even the most elusive fish. Captain David has kitted her out with a fighting chair, Tuna Tubes for your live bait, outriggers, live wells, and more-all to enhance your experience and give you the best shot at massive success! Captain David is passionate about fishing and loves nothing more than sharing his knowledge and expertise with his clients. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, he'll provide expert guidance and support to ensure that you have an unforgettable experience on the water. Gather your friends or family and book your offshore fishing trip with Captain David today! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Hollywood

World Famous Sportfishing - Large Group

100% (3)
48 ft 1 - 17 People $$$
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
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

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

Offshore Fishing

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28 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
Fishing in Miami
trip description for Miami Beach Deep Sea in Miami

On this epic offshore fishing charter, you'll get out on the beautiful blue water of South Florida aboard Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee center console and take down some big fish! This trip is all about big-game fishing, and you'll be chasing a full roster of pelagic sportfish, including Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi, and more! Captain Ramon is a seasoned fisherman and his spent his whole life fishing the South Florida Gulf and Atlantic sides. He knows all of the best spots and techniques to help you reel in the big one. Whether you're an experienced angler or just starting out, Captain Ramon will provide you with expert instruction and guidance to make sure you have a great time on the water. During your fishing charter, you'll have the opportunity to target a variety of pelagic sportfish, including Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi and more. These powerful and exciting fish are sure to provide you with a thrilling fight and a memorable experience. Captain Ramon's 37' SeaVee is equipped with state-of-the-art fishing equipment and technology, including outriggers, iceboxes, and a livewell to keep your bait fresh. We also have a comfortable cabin with air conditioning and a bathroom for your convenience. Book your fishing charter with Captain Ramon today and experience the thrill of fishing in the beautiful waters of the South Florida. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just looking to try something new, we guarantee that you'll have a great time and create some lasting memories! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

Miami Beach Deep Sea

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
Fishing in Pompano Beach
trip description for Swordfish Trip - 30' Dusky in Pompano Beach

Head out with Captain Tyler for an epic offshore adventure chasing the elusive Swordfish! Your Captain will start the day by rigging and prepping specialty baits for this trip prior to your arrival. A stop at the bait patch is also necessary as you will be fishing your way out to the deep water; for these Swordfish trips, you will head offshore up to 30 miles. On top of chasing Swords, you can also have opportunities for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and maybe even a Marlin on this trip as well. Once you get out to their swordfish spot, your Captain will deep drop one line then drift along the ledge for up to 1 hour at a time. Your Captain will make as many drifts as time will allow and you will fish our way back to shore. Swordfishing is a very patient process. But the rewards are well worth it! For your trip, you will be aboard one of their 30' Dusky that gives you a first-class fishing experience off Florida's Atlantic Coast. Your comfort and safety are their highest priority, and they earn their stripes every day by making your catch the biggest haul back at the dock! Captain Tyler will supply all licenses, bait, and gear! They will also provide a cooler and ice. All they ask is to keep in mind how long you will be on the water when bringing drinks and snacks! You can also bring an extra ice chest to take your catch home with you or have one of several local companies ship the fish home. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Swordfish Trip - 30' Dusky

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30 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fort Lauderdale swordfish fishing charter

What are the best swordfish fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 19 swordfish trips in Fort Lauderdale, and the most popular trips in the area are Half Day guided by Taylor, 3/4 Day guided by Taylor, and Day or Night Swordfish Trip guided by Taco.

Our guides in Fort Lauderdale are rated a 4.83 out of 5 based on 2546 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 Swordfish charter include Miami, Pompano Beach and Miami Beach.

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

What types of swordfish fishing charters are common in Fort Lauderdale?

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

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

How much do Fort Lauderdale swordfish fishing charters cost?

for swordfish in Fort Lauderdale prices can range anywhere from about $705 to $2,290, but the average price for a half day trip for swordfish in Fort Lauderdale is $883. The average price for a full day trip for swordfish in Fort Lauderdale is $1,673.

What month is best for swordfish fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

The most popular season for swordfish fishing in Fort Lauderdale is spring, and most anglers book their trips 49 days in advance.

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

Fort Lauderdale, nestled along the southeastern coast of Florida, is renowned for its rich offshore waters teeming with a diverse array of marine life, including the majestic swordfish. Known for their formidable size, elusive nature, and epic battles, swordfish lure anglers from far and wide to the deep waters off Fort Lauderdale's coast in pursuit of these legendary giants. With its proximity to the Gulf Stream and abundant underwater topography, Fort Lauderdale offers prime habitat for swordfish, making it a hotspot for anglers seeking the ultimate offshore challenge.

Swordfish season in Fort Lauderdale typically peaks during the summer months when these magnificent creatures migrate through the warm, nutrient-rich waters of the Gulf Stream. Anglers employ a variety of techniques to target swordfish, including deep dropping with specialized rigs equipped with heavy weights and multiple hooks to reach the depths where these apex predators lurk. Patience is key when swordfish fishing, as anglers may spend hours waiting for a single bite, but the payoff of hooking into a powerful swordfish makes the pursuit well worth the effort.

Beyond the thrill of the chase, swordfish fishing in Fort Lauderdale offers anglers the chance to immerse themselves in the beauty of the open ocean, with breathtaking sunrises, vast expanses of blue water, and the possibility of encountering other pelagic species such as mahi-mahi, tuna, and marlin. Whether trolling, drifting, or deep dropping, anglers can experience the adrenaline rush of battling one of the ocean's most iconic predators against the backdrop of Fort Lauderdale's stunning coastal scenery, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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

In Fort Lauderdale, swordfish seasons bring about a surge of excitement among offshore anglers as they prepare to embark on thrilling expeditions in pursuit of these formidable creatures. While swordfish can be found in the waters off Fort Lauderdale year-round, the peak seasons typically coincide with the warmer months, from late spring through early fall. During this time, swordfish migrate through the Gulf Stream currents in search of prey, presenting prime opportunities for anglers to target these majestic predators.

The summer months, in particular, mark a peak in swordfish activity off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, drawing anglers from around the world eager to test their skills against these powerful adversaries. Warm waters and favorable oceanic conditions create ideal habitat for swordfish, making it the perfect time to venture offshore in search of these elusive giants. Whether fishing during the day or under the cover of night, anglers employ a variety of techniques, from deep dropping to trolling, to entice swordfish into striking, resulting in adrenaline-pumping battles that test both angler and gear to their limits.

As autumn approaches and cooler temperatures prevail, swordfish activity off the coast of Fort Lauderdale may begin to taper off slightly, although opportunities for landing trophy catches remain plentiful for those willing to venture offshore. With the Gulf Stream currents providing a constant influx of pelagic species, including swordfish, Fort Lauderdale offers anglers the chance to pursue these majestic predators throughout much of the year, ensuring that the thrill of swordfish season is never far from reach.

What techniques are popular for catching swordfish fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

Swordfish fishing in Fort Lauderdale demands a combination of specialized techniques, patience, and a deep understanding of the ocean's vast depths. One of the primary methods employed by anglers is deep dropping, which involves lowering bait or lures to depths of hundreds or even thousands of feet where swordfish lurk. This technique requires heavy-duty electric or manual reels capable of handling the extreme depths, along with specialized rigs equipped with heavy weights and multiple hooks to increase the chances of enticing a swordfish to strike.

Another popular technique for swordfish fishing in Fort Lauderdale is daytime trolling. Anglers cruise the offshore waters at slow speeds, trailing artificial lures or rigged baits behind the boat in search of actively feeding swordfish near the surface or in mid-water depths. This method allows anglers to cover large areas of water and target swordfish that may be hunting prey or cruising along current lines or temperature breaks, offering a dynamic and exciting approach to the pursuit of these majestic predators.

Additionally, swordfish anglers in Fort Lauderdale often employ a variety of innovative tactics, such as using underwater lights to attract baitfish and create a feeding frenzy that draws in swordfish from the depths. Some anglers also utilize advanced electronics, such as sonar and fish finders, to locate promising underwater structures or thermoclines where swordfish are likely to congregate. With a combination of traditional techniques and modern technology, anglers in Fort Lauderdale are well-equipped to tackle the challenge of swordfish fishing and reel in the trophy catches that roam the depths of the Gulf Stream.

What other species are popular in Fort Lauderdale?

In addition to the exhilarating pursuit of swordfish, Fort Lauderdale offers a diverse range of opportunities for anglers to target a variety of other prized species in its rich offshore waters. Among these are mahi-mahi, known for their vibrant colors, acrobatic leaps, and delicious taste. These pelagic species are abundant in the warm waters off Fort Lauderdale, particularly during the spring and summer months when they migrate through the Gulf Stream currents in search of food. Anglers trolling offshore with brightly colored lures or natural baits often encounter schools of mahi-mahi, providing thrilling action and the chance to reel in impressive catches.

Another popular target species for anglers in Fort Lauderdale is the mighty sailfish. Renowned for their impressive speed, agility, and striking appearance, sailfish are prized catches sought after by anglers seeking adrenaline-pumping battles. Fort Lauderdale's proximity to the Gulf Stream and its abundance of baitfish make it an ideal habitat for sailfish, with peak seasons typically occurring during the winter months when these majestic predators migrate south along the coast in search of warmer waters. Anglers trolling with rigged baits or artificial lures along current edges and color changes have excellent chances of encountering these iconic gamefish.

For those looking to test their skills closer to shore, Fort Lauderdale offers ample opportunities for inshore fishing adventures targeting species such as snook, tarpon, and redfish. The intricate network of canals, mangrove-lined shorelines, and tidal flats provides ideal habitat for these prized inshore species, offering anglers the chance to sight fish, cast lures, or present live bait in pursuit of their quarry. Whether venturing offshore in search of pelagic giants or exploring the inshore waters for trophy catches, Fort Lauderdale offers a wealth of angling opportunities for enthusiasts of all levels.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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

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

  • ★★★★★
    We didn’t actually catch anything during the trip, but it was great nonetheless.

    Breyhauna J. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    He was very informative and helpful. We caught many fish.

    Sheryl P. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, 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

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

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

  • ★★★★★
    Taylor was amazing! He knew exactly what he was doing; the spots to go to, which bait to use to catch certain fish, and how to set up each individual line. He also knew when each line would be hooked or something was biting, even when we couldn’t see it. We ended up with one big catch that broke the line as we spent what felt like hours fighting it. Even though we didn’t end up feeling anything in, it was still a great experience out on the water, talking about a range of topics with Taylor. We would definitely come back and book with Taylor and Wicked Cuda again!

    Breyhauna J. with Taylor S. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    This was an awesome fishing outing. They really helped us catch some big fishes while helping our sea sick passengers. Highly recommend this experience.

    Chase V. with David I. of Hollywood, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    awesome fishing, and a great captain ! definitely will be coming back for more!

    John V. with Edmond W. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I can’t say enough good things about Carl and Dom. What a great crew. They had us on fishing within 20 minutes of leaving the harbor and we were busy the entire trip! Their expertise and guidance helped us catch literally dozens of fish and we had the best time ever. Not only were they super friendly but also had complete control when the fish got close! I can’t recommend them enough. I can’t wait for my next trip with them!

    Grayson R. with David I. of Hollywood, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing trip with an All-Star crew!!! Couldn’t ask for a better day weather wise and company wise. From arrival to the dock to leaving after 8 hours of fun filled day of catching fish, having laughter and just enjoying an absolute best time of our life’s. Mike and Dan are the best crew that anyone could ask. Strongly recommend anyone who wants to experience good fishing and knowledgeable personale to book with them. Looking forward coming back and have another amazing trip with these guys….

    Marcis P. with David I. of Hollywood, 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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