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37 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,500
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43 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000
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Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Day or Night Swordfish Trip in Fort Lauderdale

Swordfishing is an amazing and thrilling experience that anglers will never forget. These massive fish are not only impressive in size, but they're also fierce predators that put up quite a fight when hooked. Join Captain Taco for a full day (or night) adventure on the offshore waters near Fort Lauderdale for a catch you'll never forget! For his nighttime Swordfish trips, Captain Taco likes to depart 2 to 4 hours before sunset. This way you can fish on the way out, targeting a few Dolphin or maybe a Marlin! The vessel is a custom 41' that was built in 1964. It's powered by twin Avico engines with a total of 450 horsepower. In addition to the standard amenities, this boat also features a fighting chair, GPS, fishfinder, bed, flybridge, live bait well, kitchen, refrigerator, multimedia system, outriggers, tuna tubes, and icebox. Whether you're looking to do some daytime swordfishing or try your hand at nighttime swordfishing, this boat has everything you need to make the most of your trip. Captain Taco's trip includes an experienced captain & mate, all necessary fishing licenses, top-of-the-line rods, reels & tackle, a cooler loaded with ice for your beers & sodas, and a lot of laughs & a great time! All he recommends you bring along with you is some food and drink for your voyage, sunscreen & sunglasses (Unless you choose nighttime Swords), and a little luck! Read More

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Day Or Night Swordfish Trip

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41 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,200
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
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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3/4 Day

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $850
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
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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Half Day

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
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

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World Famous Sportfishing - Large Group

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48 ft 1 - 17 People From $1,800
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Sea Monster Catch Adventure in Fort Lauderdale

The Original Good Hit is recommended for groups up to 4 people. If you have a larger group you might feel a bit cramped while fishing and we highly recommend reserving a trip on the Good Hit 2.0 or the Good Hit 3.0 which are larger and more spacious. 4 Hour Charter- In South Florida our fishing grounds are only One Mile off of the beach, so you never know what you are going to catch near shore. This is always why our 4 Hour Charter is the most Popular, we are fishing within 30 minutes from leaving the dock. 6 Hour Charter- For those looking for a little more time on the water, the 6 hour charter is the perfect compromise between a half day and a full day charter! Fish for Dolphin, Kingfish, Snapper, Tilefish, Bonito, Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Game Sharks and more. 8 Hour Charter- Full Day" Charter on the Good Hit – 32′ Ocean Master. Fish for Dolphin, Swordfish, Kingfish, Bonita, Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Dolphin, Barrelfish, Tilefish, Game Sharks and more and get the most bang for your buck with out 8-hour full day charters! Swordfish Charter on Our Flagship: The Original ‘Good Hit’ – 32′ Ocean Master 10 Hour Swordfish Charter- Swordfish, also called the Gladiator of the Sea, is one of the most elusive and sought after fish that is to be found in the South Florida. On Night Trips we use squid, mackerel, or any sort of live bait. Normally fishing in 1100ft-1600ft of water, fishing the upper water column. Deploying the bait to depths of 100ft-400ft. Using glow sticks to give light to your bait. The average weight on swordfish is around 80lbs, with some swordfish exceeding 300 lbs. Read More

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Sea Monster Catch Adventure

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32 ft 1 - 6 People From $725
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
Fishing in Fort Lauderdale
trip description for Super Quick Trips 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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Super Quick Trips

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28 ft 1 - 4 People From $500
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Everything to Know About Booking a Miami swordfish fishing charter

What are the best swordfish fishing charters in Miami?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 18 swordfish trips in Miami, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore fishing guided by Christopher, Marvelous Miami Fishing Experience guided by Sig, and Miami Beach Deep Sea guided by Ramon.

Our guides in Miami are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2704 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 Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Key Biscayne.

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

What types of swordfish fishing charters are common in Miami?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for swordfish in Miami as well as nearshore fishing.

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

How much do Miami swordfish fishing charters cost?

for swordfish in Miami prices can range anywhere from about $748 to $2,500, but the average price for a half day trip for swordfish in Miami is $941. The average price for a full day trip for swordfish in Miami is $1,836.

What month is best for swordfish fishing in Miami?

The most popular season for swordfish fishing in Miami is spring, and most anglers book their trips 50 days in advance.

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

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Miami 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 Miami.

What is swordfish in Miami all about?

Swordfish, with their iconic long bill and impressive size, are a prized catch among anglers in Miami's offshore waters. These powerful predators inhabit the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where they roam in search of prey such as squid, fish, and crustaceans. Known for their elusive nature and nocturnal feeding habits, swordfish present a thrilling challenge for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing experience. Miami's strategic location along the Gulf Stream makes it an ideal destination for targeting these majestic fish.

The prime season for swordfish fishing in Miami typically extends from late spring through early fall, when warmer water temperatures and favorable currents attract these fish closer to the coastline. Anglers often venture offshore to depths of 1,500 feet or more, where swordfish are known to patrol the depths in search of prey. While swordfish can be caught year-round in Miami's waters, anglers may find the most success during these peak months when swordfish are more active and feeding.

Anglers employ specialized techniques such as deep dropping or daytime swordfishing to target these elusive giants. Deep dropping involves deploying heavy tackle and rigged baits or lures to depths where swordfish are known to reside, while daytime swordfishing utilizes electric reels to quickly and efficiently drop baits to the desired depth. Once a swordfish is hooked, anglers must be prepared for a formidable battle, as these fish are known for their strength and endurance. With its combination of challenging fishing techniques and the potential for landing a trophy-sized fish, swordfish fishing remains a thrilling pursuit for anglers in the vibrant waters of Miami.

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

In Miami's offshore waters, the swordfish season offers anglers a unique and exhilarating fishing experience that varies throughout the year. While swordfish can be found in the area's waters year-round, certain seasons present more favorable conditions for targeting these elusive giants. Generally, the prime season for swordfish fishing in Miami typically extends from late spring through early fall, coinciding with warmer water temperatures and favorable currents that attract swordfish closer to the coastline.

During the warmer months, swordfish migrate closer to the surface and can often be found in depths ranging from 1,500 to 2,000 feet or more. Anglers venture offshore to target these majestic fish using specialized techniques such as deep dropping or daytime swordfishing. These methods involve deploying heavy tackle and rigged baits or lures to the desired depth, where swordfish are known to patrol in search of prey. Anglers may find the most success during these peak months when swordfish are more active and feeding, offering thrilling battles and the chance to land a trophy-sized fish.

While late spring through early fall marks the peak swordfish season in Miami, opportunities to target these giants can still arise during other times of the year. Swordfish can be caught year-round in Miami's waters, but anglers may need to adjust their fishing tactics and explore different areas depending on seasonal variations in water temperature, currents, and prey availability. By staying informed about seasonal patterns and adapting their fishing strategies accordingly, anglers can maximize their chances of success while enjoying the thrill of targeting swordfish in the vibrant offshore waters of Miami.

What techniques are popular for catching swordfish in Miami?

In Miami's offshore waters, swordfish fishing requires anglers to employ specialized techniques tailored to the deep and often challenging conditions where these majestic fish reside. One common method for targeting swordfish is deep dropping, which involves deploying heavy tackle and rigged baits or lures to depths of 1,500 feet or more where swordfish are known to patrol. Anglers use electric reels or manual winches to drop their baits to the desired depth, then wait patiently for a strike. This technique requires precision and patience, as swordfish can be elusive and may take some time to locate.

Another popular technique for swordfish fishing in Miami is daytime swordfishing, which has gained popularity in recent years due to advancements in technology and equipment. Anglers use specialized electric reels to quickly and efficiently drop baits to the desired depth during daylight hours, allowing them to target swordfish in deeper waters while maximizing their fishing time. This method requires careful monitoring of the depth and position of the bait, as well as quick reflexes to hook and fight the powerful swordfish once a strike occurs.

Regardless of the technique used, swordfish fishing in Miami requires anglers to be well-prepared with heavy-duty tackle, rigged baits or lures, and specialized equipment such as electric reels or manual winches. Swordfish are known for their strength and endurance, and landing one requires skill, patience, and determination. By mastering the intricacies of deep dropping or daytime swordfishing and staying informed about seasonal patterns and conditions, anglers can maximize their chances of success while enjoying the thrill of targeting swordfish in the vibrant offshore waters of Miami.

What other species are popular in Miami?

In addition to the excitement of targeting swordfish, Miami's waters offer anglers a diverse range of other species to pursue for thrilling fishing experiences. One popular catch among anglers is the mahi-mahi, known for its vibrant colors and acrobatic leaps. These pelagic fish are abundant in Miami's offshore waters, particularly during the warmer months, and can often be found near floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures. Anglers target mahi-mahi using a variety of techniques, including trolling with brightly colored lures or live bait, casting with small jigs or lures, and drifting with live bait or chum slicks. With their aggressive strikes and impressive fighting abilities, mahi-mahi provide anglers with memorable battles and delicious table fare.

Another prized species in Miami's offshore waters is the sailfish, renowned for its incredible speed and aerial displays. These majestic fish inhabit the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean, where they feed on baitfish and other prey. Anglers often target sailfish by trolling with live bait or artificial lures, keeping an eye out for signs of feeding activity such as birds diving or baitfish jumping. Once hooked, sailfish put on a spectacular show with their dazzling jumps and powerful runs, offering anglers an exhilarating challenge and the chance to land a trophy-sized fish.

In addition to mahi-mahi and sailfish, Miami's offshore waters offer opportunities to catch a variety of other pelagic species, including tuna, wahoo, kingfish, and marlin. Whether fishing from a boat, kayak, or charter vessel, anglers can enjoy the thrill of targeting a diverse range of fish species in the vibrant offshore waters of Miami. With its rich biodiversity and abundance of fishing opportunities, Miami remains a premier destination for anglers seeking unforgettable experiences on the open ocean.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

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

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

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

    Sheryl P. with Taylor S. 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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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