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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Unforgettable Day Offshore in Fort Lauderdale

Are you ready for the fishing adventure of a lifetime? Join Captain Tim aboard his luxurious 45' Hatteras sportfisher and set out on the crystal-clear waters of Fort Lauderdale, FL in search of trophy Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, Bonita, Shark, Marlin, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, and Kingfish. These species are a blast to catch and offer something for every angler. As you cruise out to the best fishing spots, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the coast and a chance to spot dolphins and other marine life. Once you've arrived at your destination, it's time to troll some lines and let the fun begin! With Captain Tim's expert guidance, you'll be reeling in these sought-after species in no time. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, you'll have an unforgettable day on the water with Captain Tim. You'll employ a few different techniques to land the fish, including trolling, bottomfishing, and even kite fishing! Whatever you want to catch, Captain Tim will do his utmost to get you on 'em! Captain Tim's 45' Hatteras sportfisher is a top-of-the-line fishing vessel, equipped with tons of gear and outfitted with amenities to improve your experience. She's powered by twin Detroit 8v-71 engines with a total of 700 horsepower, and features a cabin and flybridge, plus bait wells, ice boxes and more! Get out there and see what luxury fishing in Fort Lauderdale is all about! Fishing License, Ice Box, Water, Rods, Reels, Tackle & Fighting Chair included. Read More

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Unforgettable Day Offshore

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45 ft 1 - 6 People From $850
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
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trip description for 3/4 Day in Fort Lauderdale

In the 3/4 day trip it allows us to do more than the half day trip. That includes trolling, live bait, kite fishing, bottom fishing, deep dropping, or shark fishing. Our fishery in south Florida changes throughout the year so we can run offshore for mahi or bottom fish for snappers or groupers. We usually like to talk to the customers about what they would like to target and what is in season and make a game plan from that. We like to fish hard and have fun doing it! Read More

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $850
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
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trip description for Florida Fishing Fun! in Fort Lauderdale

START TIME DISCLAIMER: 4hr trip start at 8am and 12pm. 6hr trips start at 8am and 1pm. 8hr trips start at 8am only! The all-day trip is my favorite trip, it gives us a lot of time to try a bunch of different tactics to make the day as productive as possible. We can run offshore and look for birds and debris chasing mahi mahi, troll on the edge of the reef for wahoo sailfish and tuna, drop on wrecks for snappers and groupers. I usually will talk to the customers and put a game plan together to make there fishing experience as memorable as possible. In the 3/4 day trip, it allows us to do more than the half day trip. That includes trolling, live bait, kite fishing, bottom fishing, deep dropping, or shark fishing. Our fishery in south Florida changes throughout the year so we can run offshore for mahi or bottom fish for snappers or groupers. We usually like to talk to the customers about what they would like to target and what is in season and make a game plan from that. We like to fish hard and have fun doing it! In our half day trips depending on time of year or target species. We will troll, live bait, bottom fish, shark fish, or Kite fish. We will usually stay within 2 miles of the beach where most of the bait fish and bottom fish are. But we usually like to target whatever fish that are biting that time of year or whatever the customer would like to catch. Read More

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trip description for Half Day in Fort Lauderdale

In our half day trips depending on time of year or target species. We will troll, live bait, bottom fish, shark fish, or Kite fish. We will usually stay within 2 miles of the beach where most of the bait fish and bottom fish are. But we usually like to target whatever fish that are biting that time of year or whatever the customer would like to catch. Read More

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trip description for Inshore Tarpon & Snook Adventure - 25' Pathfinder in Coral Gables

Best inshore fishing trip in South Florida period. We target Big Snook & Tarpon in Biscayne Bay During the early morning and evening hours. All our trips are full service and include everything we will need to catch fish, including all gear, cooler ice bottled water, etc. just come with your A game ready to battle some epic beasts fish! Read More

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $750
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trip description for Sportfishing in Fort Lauderdale

The charter will begin with an introduction to the boat, tackle, and safety equipment as we head offshore. Depending on the time of year, current, weather conditions, and other factors will determine what stile of fishing we will do. Of course if there is something that you’re set on doing then we will try that. However, my goal is to do whatever works best for what we have. I specialize in live baiting, kite fishing, deep dropping, bottom fishing, and big game fishing. I want you to have as much fun as possible and share my dream job at an affordable price. Read More

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trip description for Freshwater Peacock Bass & More in Miami

Experience the excitement of freshwater fishing with Captain Charles on this fishing charter in South Florida! Captain Charles is an expert guide with years of experience in fishing for Peacock Bass, Mayan Cichlids, Tilapia, Oscars, and other invasive species in the region's freshwater canals and lakes. There may also be opportunities for Tarpon and Snook, which like to hang out in warm, brackish water. As you embark on your fishing adventure, you'll be surrounded by the lush tropical landscape of South Florida. The clear freshwater canals and lakes offer some of the best fishing opportunities in the area, and Captain Charles knows just where to take you to maximize your chances of catching these hard-fighting and sought-after species. The fishing charter is equipped with top-of-the-line gear, including high-quality rods and reels, live bait, and lures. Captain Charles will provide you with all the necessary equipment and techniques to reel in these invasive species. You'll have the chance to catch a variety of fish species, including Peacock Bass, Mayan Cichlids, Tilapia, Oscars, and other invasive species. These fish are renowned for their size, strength, and fighting spirit, making for an exciting fishing adventure! Captain Charles will cater to your needs and preferences, ensuring that you have an enjoyable and successful fishing trip. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, Captain Charles will provide you with the guidance and expertise to make the most of your time on the water. So what are you waiting for? Book your fishing charter with Captain Charles today and experience the thrill of freshwater fishing in South Florida. Whether you're looking for a fun family outing or a challenging fishing adventure with friends, Captain Charles has everything you need for an unforgettable experience on the water! Read More

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18 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
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trip description for Peacock Bass, Snook & Tarpon Charter in Miami

We are local South Florida licensed and Insured USCG Captains. Passionate fisherman With 30+ years of experience, we love providing a great thrill and adventure to all our clients. We truly enjoy seeing our clients catch world class fish, while creating memories that will last a lifetime. ​ Our knowledge and experience puts us ahead of the competition. Each charter adventure covers different areas of water including lakes, canals & other urban habitats that are each unique in their own ways. Every bite in each one of our adventures has the possibility of being an IGFA world record. Read More

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19 ft 1 - 2 People From $449
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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

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37 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,500
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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

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"Bahamas Or Bust" Trip - 37’ SeaVee

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37 ft 1 - 6 People From $3,750
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30 ft 1 - 5 People From $975
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trip description for Deep Sea Trip in Miami

Our trips include water,ice, plenty of ice and cooler space. You keep your catch we will cut and bag fish for you to take. questions please call Capt Sig Read More

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28 ft 1 - 6 People From $750
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trip description for Marvelous Miami Fishing Experience in Miami

Enjoy a great day of fishing with Captain Sig. Anglers at any level that want to fish in Miami can seek the thrill of kite-fishing, off-shore deep sea-fishing and trolling. Captain and Crew are eager to engage at your desired skill level. Clients book with Sig because they know they get real deep sea action with the expertise, equipment and speed enjoyed by the pros. Here in Miami, the Atlantic features tropical waters and the Gulf Stream. Both are key to consistently productive fisheries, calmer waters and happy clients. Our highly experienced Captain and crew will take you to the action for one of the most professional, action-packed and enjoyable fishing adventures around. Read More

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Marvelous Miami Fishing Experience

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43 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
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trip description for Expert Level Spearfishing Trip in Miami

If you need an introduction to what spearfishing is all about, this trip is not for you! Damien is a skilled and experienced spearfisherman who knows the waters of Biscayne Bay like the back of his hand and offers these trips to clientele that have destination reefs in mind that other charters might not offer. On a typical spearfishing charter with Damien, you'll start your day at the marina, where you'll board his spacious and well-equipped 28' Bertram sportfisher. Once you've reached the first spot, Damien will anchor the boat and guide you as you enter the water. The clear waters of Biscayne Bay offer excellent visibility, allowing you to see the fish below. Damien will lead you to the best spots for catching a variety of fish, including Snappers, Hogfish, Barracuda, Lobsters, and many more! As you dive, Damien will provide expert guidance and assistance, helping you best conserve your breath, "hide" from the fish underwater, and take accurate shots. He'll also be on the lookout for any potential hazards, such as underwater currents or sharks, and will provide instruction on how to safely navigate these obstacles. After a few hours of spearfishing, you'll re-board the boat and head back to the marina with your catch! At the end of the day, Damien will help you clean and fillet your fish, so you can take them home to enjoy a fresh, delicious meal. Whether you're an experienced spearfisherman or just looking for a unique outdoor adventure, a spearfishing charter in Biscayne Bay with Damien is an unforgettable experience. Read More

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Expert Level Spearfishing Trip

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,500
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trip description for Miami Lobstering Trip - 28' Bertram in Miami

A spearfishing charter in Biscayne Bay is a thrilling and unique way to experience the underwater world! Biscayne Bay is a beautiful, clear-water bay located off the coast of Florida, known for its rich marine life and abundant fish species. Your guide, Damien, is a skilled and experienced spearfisherman who knows the waters of Biscayne Bay like the back of his hand and knows how to reliably put his clients on their preferred targets. On a typical spearfishing charter with Damien, you'll start your day at the marina, where you'll board his spacious and well-equipped 28' Bertram sportfisher. As you head out onto the waters of Biscayne Bay, Damien will provide you with all the necessary spearfishing gear, including a spear gun, mask, snorkel, and wetsuit. He'll also give you a safety briefing and instructions on how to use the equipment properly. On this trip, you'll head out over the reefs to hunt down Spiny Lobsters, which are easy to catch and delicious to eat! As you dive, Damien will provide expert guidance and assistance, helping you best conserve your breath, "hide" from the fish underwater, and take accurate shots. He'll also be on the lookout for any potential hazards, such as underwater currents or sharks, and will provide instruction on how to safely navigate these obstacles. After a few hours of spearfishing, you'll re-board the boat and head back to the marina with your catch! At the end of the day, Damien will help you clean and fillet your fish, so you can take them home to enjoy a fresh, delicious meal. Whether you're an experienced spearfisherman or just looking for a unique outdoor adventure, a spearfishing charter in Biscayne Bay with Damien is an unforgettable experience. Read More

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Miami Lobstering Trip - 28' Bertram

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28 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,500
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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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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami Beach goliath grouper fishing charter

What are the best goliath grouper fishing charters in Miami Beach?

Why should I book a goliath grouper fishing charter in Miami Beach with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 12 goliath grouper trips in Miami Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Miami Beach Fishing guided by Leo, Bachelor Party Fishing Fun! guided by Manny, and Miami Offshore Trolling Fun! guided by Manny.

Our guides in Miami Beach are rated a 4.77 out of 5 based on 2880 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.

Looking for kid friendly goliath grouper guides / fishing lessons in Miami Beach? Check out our beginner and family friendly goliath grouper guides in Miami Beach.

What types of goliath grouper fishing charters are common in Miami Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for goliath grouper in Miami Beach as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Miami Beach are heavy tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and light tackle fishing but bottom fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Miami Beach goliath grouper fishing charters cost?

for goliath grouper in Miami Beach prices can range anywhere from about $1,100 to $3,950, but the average price for a half day trip for goliath grouper in Miami Beach is $1,783. The average price for a full day trip for goliath grouper in Miami Beach is $2,839.

What month is best for goliath grouper fishing in Miami Beach?

The most popular season for goliath grouper fishing in Miami Beach is spring, and most anglers book their trips 32 days in advance.

Do I need a Miami Beach fishing license for goliath grouper and what are the bag limits for goliath grouper in Miami Beach?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Miami Beach, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Miami Beach. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Miami Beach.

What is goliath grouper fishing in Miami beach all about?

Goliath grouper, also known as the Atlantic goliath grouper, are one of the most iconic and sought-after fish species in Miami Beach. These massive creatures, known for their impressive size and strength, can grow up to 8 feet in length and weigh over 800 pounds. Goliath grouper are typically found in nearshore waters, around wrecks, reefs, and other underwater structures. Anglers often target them for their thrilling fights and the challenge they present when hooked.

In Miami Beach, goliath grouper fishing is available year-round, but the best time to target them is during the warmer months when they are most active. These fish are known to congregate in certain areas, particularly around artificial reefs, where they can be found in large numbers. Anglers can use heavy tackle and large baits, such as whole fish or large live baitfish, to entice goliath grouper bites. Once hooked, landing a goliath grouper requires patience, strength, and skill due to their immense size and power.

While goliath grouper are the primary target for many anglers in Miami Beach, the area also offers opportunities to catch a variety of other fish species. From snapper and grouper to tarpon and sailfish, the diverse marine ecosystem of Miami Beach provides anglers with ample opportunities for exciting fishing adventures. Whether fishing from shore, a pier, or a charter boat, anglers visiting Miami Beach can enjoy an unforgettable fishing experience while exploring the rich waters of this vibrant coastal city.

What are the most popular months to fish for goliath grouper in Miami?

In Miami Beach, goliath grouper can be found year-round due to the region's warm and temperate climate. However, certain seasons may offer better opportunities for catching these majestic fish. Generally, the summer months from June to August are considered prime time for goliath grouper fishing in Miami Beach. During this period, water temperatures rise, enticing goliath grouper to become more active and feed more aggressively.

Fall, particularly the months of September and October, can also be productive for goliath grouper fishing in Miami Beach. As the summer crowds begin to dissipate and water temperatures gradually cool down, goliath grouper may move to shallower waters, making them more accessible to anglers. Additionally, the fall months often coincide with the annual migration of baitfish and other prey species, attracting goliath grouper to feeding areas near reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures.

While goliath grouper can be caught year-round in Miami Beach, it's important to be mindful of seasonal regulations and restrictions that may affect fishing activities. Conservation measures, such as closed seasons and size limits, are in place to protect goliath grouper populations and ensure sustainable fishing practices. Anglers should familiarize themselves with these regulations and plan their fishing trips accordingly to comply with local laws and regulations while enjoying the thrill of pursuing these magnificent fish in the waters of Miami Beach.

What techniques are popular for catching goliath grouper in Miami beach?

When it comes to fishing for goliath grouper in Miami Beach, anglers employ various techniques to maximize their chances of success. One popular method is bottom fishing, which involves anchoring near underwater structures such as reefs, wrecks, and rock piles where goliath grouper are known to congregate. Anglers use heavy tackle and large bait, such as whole fish or chunks of baitfish, to entice these powerful fish. The key is to present the bait near the bottom and allow it to drift naturally with the currents to attract the attention of goliath grouper.

Another effective technique for catching goliath grouper in Miami Beach is trolling. Anglers troll along the edges of reefs and drop-offs, covering a larger area in search of actively feeding fish. Trolling allows anglers to cover more ground and target goliath grouper as they move between different feeding areas. Large artificial lures, such as deep-diving plugs or large jigs, can be used to mimic the movement of baitfish and trigger strikes from goliath grouper lurking below.

Live bait fishing is also a popular method for targeting goliath grouper in Miami Beach. Anglers use live baitfish, such as mullet, pinfish, or grunts, rigged on heavy-duty tackle to entice goliath grouper into striking. Live bait can be presented near underwater structures or suspended at various depths using a downrigger or balloon rig. The natural movement and scent of live bait can be irresistible to goliath grouper, making it an effective technique for anglers looking to hook into these impressive fish in the waters of Miami Beach.

What other species are popular in Miami beach?

While goliath grouper are certainly a prized catch in the waters off Miami Beach, anglers have a variety of other species to target as well. One popular option is the snapper family, which includes species like mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, and yellowtail snapper. These fish are known for their delicious flavor and can be found around reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Anglers often use light tackle and live bait to entice snapper, making for an exciting and rewarding fishing experience.

Another species commonly targeted by anglers in Miami Beach is the kingfish, also known as king mackerel. These fast-swimming predators are found in offshore waters and are known for their aggressive strikes and powerful runs. Anglers typically troll with live bait or artificial lures to attract kingfish, and they can also be caught using kite fishing techniques. Kingfish provide anglers with a thrilling fight and are prized for their tasty flesh, making them a popular target for both recreational and commercial fishermen.

Additionally, Miami Beach offers opportunities to catch species like mahi-mahi, wahoo, tuna, and sailfish, especially during the warmer months when these pelagic fish migrate through the area. Anglers target these species by trolling with a variety of lures, including plugs, spoons, and skirted baits. These fish are known for their acrobatic leaps and blistering runs, providing anglers with an adrenaline-pumping fishing experience. Whether targeting snapper, kingfish, or pelagic species, anglers visiting Miami Beach have a wide range of options to choose from and plenty of opportunities for an unforgettable day on the water.

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    Caught a ~25 lb blackfin tuna and a 9ft 2inch great white

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    My son and I went on a 4 hour fishing trip from Pompano Beach through the Hillsboro Beach Inlet. Captain Dave and mate Tom crewed the boat. They were both professional and very friendly. They made us feel welcome immediately and Captain Dave in particular showed interest in my son who had not been on a deep sea trip previously. They both made the utmost efforts to find us fish. They told us that the morning trip had been pretty quite but they did a lot to find fish, which they did. We ended up landing 5 fish of different species and Tom was kind enough as well as skilled enough to clean the Mahi Mahi and Black Tuna for us to take with us. I would definitely go out with them again the next time we go.

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

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    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

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    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

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

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

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

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    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

  • ★★★★★
    Jedidiah was unavailable to take us out fishing, but his friend Matt was able fill in. Matt was excellent company, very knowledgeable about fishing, and the various species within these waters. We had a wonderful time and if Matt is a representation of the people Jedidiah keeps for company, then I have no doubt he would be as equally wonderful to go fishing with, 10/10.

    Christina W. with Jedidiah P. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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

    Sheryl P. with Taylor S. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Jed is a professional, responsible seaman. He took us the where the fish are and got us hooked up. He is personable and worked hard to make sure we took home dinner and more. We would be happy to have him Capt for us anytime.

    Paul F. with Jedidiah P. of Fort Lauderdale, 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

  • ★★★★★
    I would 100% recommend a trip with Jedidiah. No doubt he knows the waters and how to get on the fish, but was also very good with our two younger anglers who had a memorable, successful and exciting experience. King Mackerel were biting and they were just a couple minutes off shore. Thanks Jedidiah and hope to book another one with you in the future!

    Martin M. with Jedidiah P. 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

  • ★★★★★
    Leo is the best guide for a real sport fishing day. He knows the spots and what the fish want. I recommand Leo 200%.

    J-F L. with Leo L. of Miami Beach, 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

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