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Daily Drift Fishing Trips

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85 ft 1 - 15 People From $69
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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
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OffShore Trip - 26' Bimini

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26 ft 1 - 4 People From $640
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Half - 3/4 Day Trip - 37’ SeaVee

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $850
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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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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

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

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 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 Badass Full Day in Fort Lauderdale

If you’re curious about day-to-day sport-fishing and interested in learning a couple of its strategies, the 4-hour trip is perfect! In a span of only 4 hours, we will fish for smaller species that migrate inland depending on the season and currents. We will cruise the coast of Southern Florida looking for any giveaway into an underwater ecosystem. Mahi, Tuna, Snapper, and Grouper make themselves at home underneath piles of seaweed, or driftwood. Looking to Catch Dinner? Our mate would be happy to clean and filet your best catch of the day in honor of sharing our favorite tradition, “Catch to Cook.” Perfect for a family fishing trip. We understand kids don’t like to sit around for too long. Species to be caught: Snapper, Grouper, and more. Read More

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trip description for #1 Offshore Charter in Pompano Beach

Welcome to Captain Brad's #1 Offshore charter, where we specialize in providing unforgettable fishing charters and boat cruises. Our mission is to turn every fishing trip into an extraordinary experience, creating memories that last a lifetime. Our experienced crew is dedicated to ensuring that each customer not only catches fish but also enjoys every moment on board. With a passion for the ocean and a commitment to customer satisfaction, we take pride in delivering one-of-a-kind adventures. Whether you're an avid angler or a leisure seeker looking for good time, we cater to all preferences. Our well-maintained vessels are equipped with top-notch fishing gear and comfortable amenities to make your trip enjoyable and comfortable. We don't just offer fishing charters; we provide an opportunity to connect with the sea, nature, and each other. Join us for an unforgettable journey on the water, and let us make your fishing trip an experience of a lifetime. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter near Fort Lauderdale

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trip description for Nighttime Fishing Adventure in Hillsboro Beach

Head out at Dusk (When the fish like to feed) with Captain Robert for an epic charter unlike any other. You’ll be fishing aboard his 2018 Sportsman center console powered by a 250 HP Yamaha outboard motor. She’s no slow coach, that’s for sure! At 24’ long, the boat has enough room for 4 anglers to fish and relax in comfort. She boasts a full array of safety gear to make your trip fun and worry-free. She also has a covered top to keep the hot Florida sun at bay. You'll mostly be sticking around inshore, given the lack of light and all, but monsters like to lurk in these waters at night. You’ll be given quality Penn and Shimano tackle to match your target species, so no fish is too big! You can rely on Captain Robert’s 25 years of local guiding experience to make your day special. He provides all rods, reels, tackle, and lures, as well as fishing licenses for everyone onboard. Just bring food, drinks, and well-rested arms. With all the fish pulling, you’re going to need it! Read More

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

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 28 yellowtail snapper trips in Fort Lauderdale, and the most popular trips in the area are Daily Drift Fishing Trips guided by Andrew, Half Day guided by Taylor, and OffShore Trip - 26' Bimini guided by Will.

Our guides in Fort Lauderdale are rated a 4.86 out of 5 based on 2705 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 Yellowtail Snapper charter include Pompano Beach, Miami and Miami Beach.

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

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

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

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

How much do Fort Lauderdale yellowtail snapper fishing charters cost?

for yellowtail snapper in Fort Lauderdale prices can range anywhere from about $600 to $1,990, but the average price for a half day trip for yellowtail snapper in Fort Lauderdale is $1,453. The average price for a full day trip for yellowtail snapper in Fort Lauderdale is $1,261.

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

The most popular season for yellowtail snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale is spring, and most anglers book their trips 27 days in advance.

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

In Fort Lauderdale's coastal waters, the yellowtail snapper holds a special place among anglers for its delectable taste and spirited fight. These sleek and colorful fish are abundant in the reefs, wrecks, and rocky outcrops that dot the ocean floor near Fort Lauderdale, offering anglers the chance to target them year-round. With their vibrant yellow tails and distinctive body markings, yellowtail snapper are not only a prized catch but also a visually stunning addition to any angler's haul.

Yellowtail snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale often involves a combination of finesse and strategy to entice strikes from these wary predators. One popular technique among anglers is bottom fishing, where baits such as shrimp, squid, or small fish are presented near the ocean floor using light tackle and fluorocarbon leaders to reduce visibility. Anglers may also employ chumming techniques to attract yellowtail snapper to their fishing area, creating a feeding frenzy that increases the chances of hooking into these tasty fish.

While bottom fishing is a common method for targeting yellowtail snapper in Fort Lauderdale, anglers may also find success using techniques such as drift fishing or slow trolling to cover larger areas and locate productive fishing grounds. Yellowtail snapper are known to congregate in large schools around reefs and wrecks, particularly during the cooler months, providing anglers with opportunities to catch multiple fish in a single outing. With their delicious flesh and thrilling fights, yellowtail snapper remain a favorite among anglers in Fort Lauderdale, promising memorable experiences on the water for those who seek them out.

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

In Fort Lauderdale's coastal waters, the yellowtail snapper seasons bring excitement and anticipation to anglers throughout the year. While yellowtail snapper can be targeted year-round in Fort Lauderdale, certain seasons may offer more favorable conditions for anglers to pursue these prized fish. Generally, the peak seasons for yellowtail snapper in Fort Lauderdale coincide with the cooler months of fall and winter when water temperatures drop, prompting these fish to become more active and congregating in larger numbers around reefs, wrecks, and rocky outcrops.

During the fall and winter yellowtail snapper seasons in Fort Lauderdale, anglers can expect prime conditions for targeting these flavorful fish. As water temperatures cool, yellowtail snapper become more aggressive in their feeding habits, making them more susceptible to angler presentations. Anglers often find success using techniques such as bottom fishing with live bait or cut bait, with light tackle and fluorocarbon leaders to entice strikes from these wary predators. Additionally, drift fishing or slow trolling near reef systems can yield productive results as yellowtail snapper gather in large schools to feed.

While fall and winter mark the peak yellowtail snapper seasons in Fort Lauderdale, opportunities to target these prized fish extend into other times of the year as well. During the spring and summer months, yellowtail snapper may still be caught, although anglers may need to adjust their tactics and fishing locations to account for warmer water temperatures and changing feeding patterns. Whether fishing aboard a charter boat or a private vessel, anglers in Fort Lauderdale can experience the thrill of yellowtail snapper season and the satisfaction of reeling in these delicious and spirited fish throughout much of the year.

What techniques are popular for catching yellowtail snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale's coastal waters, anglers employ a variety of techniques to target the prized yellowtail snapper, known for their delicious taste and spirited fight. One of the most effective methods for yellowtail snapper fishing is bottom fishing, where anglers drop baits such as shrimp, squid, or small fish to the ocean floor near reefs, wrecks, or rocky outcrops where these fish are known to congregate. Using light tackle and fluorocarbon leaders to reduce visibility, anglers patiently wait for the telltale tap-tap of a yellowtail snapper biting, then set the hook and reel in their prize.

Another popular technique for yellowtail snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale is drift fishing or slow trolling near reef systems and underwater structures. Anglers drift along the edges of reefs or over rocky outcrops, presenting baits or lures at various depths to entice strikes from yellowtail snapper. This method allows anglers to cover larger areas and locate productive fishing grounds, increasing their chances of hooking into these flavorful fish.

Additionally, anglers targeting yellowtail snapper in Fort Lauderdale may find success using chumming techniques to attract fish to their fishing area. By dispersing small particles of baitfish or fish scraps into the water, anglers create a feeding frenzy that entices yellowtail snapper to feed more aggressively. Once the fish are actively feeding, anglers can present baits or lures in the midst of the frenzy, increasing their chances of hooking into these tasty and spirited fish. With a combination of patience, skill, and strategic finesse, anglers in Fort Lauderdale can enjoy thrilling yellowtail snapper fishing adventures on the open sea.

What other species are popular in Fort Lauderdale?

Aside from targeting yellowtail snapper, Fort Lauderdale's diverse waters offer anglers a plethora of other exciting species to pursue. One such species is the mahi-mahi, known for its vibrant colors, acrobatic leaps, and delicious flesh. Mahi-mahi are abundant in the warm, blue waters off Fort Lauderdale's coast, particularly during the spring and summer months when they migrate through the Gulf Stream currents. Anglers trolling with brightly colored lures or rigged baits often encounter mahi-mahi while searching for other pelagic species, providing thrilling action and the chance to reel in impressive catches.

Another sought-after species in Fort Lauderdale's offshore waters is the sailfish, renowned for its impressive speed, agility, and striking appearance. Fort Lauderdale's strategic location along 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 seeking 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Superb! We have been on many, many guided fishing trips, and this one is the best I can remember! Ozzy took us to the fish we wanted to catch, and we caught more than twenty yellowtail snapper, plus a beautiful mutton snapper and a bonus barracuda! Ozzy and his wife Yari were professional, knowledgeable and super friendly! Highly recommend!

    Jimmy H. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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

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

    Robert D. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip, everything went great!

    Matthew W. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Charles is a great guide! Knew the area very well and did a great job helping us get fish!

    Matthew W. with Charles O. of Miami, Florida

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

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

  • ★★★★★
    Ozzy and his wife were absolutely wonderful!! They were so friendly and welcoming. They genuinely wanted us to have a good experience and even went over our time slot because Ozzy was determined to have us catch something big before the end, and we did!! The last fish we caught was a huge barracuda! It was truly such a fun experience and you could tell how passionate Ozzy and his wife are about what they do. We would love to come back one day and go fishing with them again!

    Kelly O. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent trip! Captain John and John were ver accommodating. We caught 10 fish (in all, over a100lb) . Definitely a repeat trip coming up!! Thank You John.& Captain John!:)

    Sam E. with John B. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was phenomenal!!!! We started catching fish with in 10 minutes of getting in open water. We hooked a sailfish that was over 3 1/2 feet long also Award winning tuna over 25 pounds. This was a great trip. Captain and mates were great wanted to know what we wanted out of trip and shared experiences , and they delivered. Thanks again we are setting another tour for sure thank you again.

    David B. with Shawn S. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ozzy and his mate were Amazing!! a little communication issue with billing at the last second but the experience was amazing !!

    Chris F. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Good day out on the water grate guide

    Noah C. with Anthony B. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a wonderful day with John & John this holiday weekend! We caught a ton of fish, great stories and local insights. They cater to all of our experience levels and ensured that everyone had a wonderful day on the water! Would definitely recommend them and will go out with them again in the future!

    Kevin P. with John B. of Miami, 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

  • ★★★★★
    My 3 sons, ages 20 and 17, and I had a great trip with Captain Preston. The Sea Vee was big enough to manage the rough sea. We caught 6 mahi, a king, and a shark. We are from Colorado and love an adventure. Captain Preston knows what he is doing. Reeling in the fish was lots of fun. I would caution against taking youngsters or people with medical problems this time of year (November) because you must hang on with the big waves. Suzanne

    Suzanne C. with Preston C. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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