About Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is the perfect location for an epic fishing charter. World class fishing is a short boat ride away from the docks and marina?s located in Fort Lauderdale. All of our fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale are located between Las Olas and 17th Street very close to Port Everglades and most cruise ship hotels. One of the largest fishing charter Marinas in the area is Bahia Mar. Upon boarding a fishing charter in Fort Lauderdale the boats pass by some of the most scenic waterways in South Florida. Fort Lauderdale is nicknamed the Venice of America because of its endless canals and waterfront properties including estates and mansions. After approximately 15-30 minutes after leaving the marina, depending on the fishing and weather conditions, our boats can have lines in the water and begin fishing.

Charter boats in Fort Lauderdale

16′ Zebra Skiff


43′ Hatteras Sportfish


45′ Hatteras Sportfish


65′ Viking Sportfish

Charter Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

One of the most attractive aspects of fishing in Fort Lauderdale is the short amount of time it takes to get to the rich fishing grounds. Most of our charters go about 15-20 miles offshore in Fort Lauderdale. There are three main fishing techniques that maximize the fishing experience in Fort Lauderdale. The fishing charters use a combination of trolling, live bait drifting or kite fishing and bottom fishing to target different species of fish native to Fort Lauderdale’s clear blue waters. Throughout the year our Fort Lauderdale captains are targeting: tuna, mahi, wahoo, sailfish, grouper, snapper, cobia, mackerel, sharks and more. Typical fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale range from 4 to 8 hours but can be customized to any length time. Our Fort Lauderdale fishing captains have impressive tournament and fishing resumes.

The boats we use in Fort Lauderdale range from smaller boats, which target tarpon and snook in Port Everglades and the surrounding canals to larger sportfishing boats that can carry 6 anglers comfortably offshore. We also have the most luxurious fishing boats and yachts for corporate and vip clients.

After all of our fishing charters in Fort Lauderdale our crews are more the than happy to clean and package your catch. The best way to enjoy your freshly caught fish in Fort Lauderdale to take it to one of Fort Lauderdale’s best seafood restaurants and have it cooked. Some of our favorite restaurants include Tarpon Bend, 15th Street Fisheries, and Bahia Cabana.

Fort Lauderdale is one of the biggest cruise ship terminals in the country and has better fishing than most of the port of calls on the cruises. We recommend booking a fishing charter in Fort Lauderdale before or after your cruise. Besides fishing charters we also recommend checking out the Everglades and the restaurants and boutiques located on historic and scenic Las Olas Blvd.

All of our Fort Lauderdale fishing charters are located a short distance from the following hotels: W Fort Lauderdale, Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach, Riverside Hotel, The Atlantic Hotel and Spa, Fort Lauderdale Marriot Harbour Beach, Pelican Grand Beach Resort and Bahia Mar.