Fort Lauderdale: 4-Hour Deep Sea Drift Fishing Trip

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Fort Lauderdale: 4-Hour Deep Sea Drift Fishing Trip

From $54 per person

Spend 4 hours drift fishing aboard the Catch My Drift off the coast of Fort Lauderdale and fish for snappers, grouper, mahi mahi and more. Just 1 mile off the coast, you will experience deep waters, the Gulfstream current, and stunning coastal views.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Instructor
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a morning, afternoon or evening drift fishing trip in the deep waters off Fort Lauderdale's coast
  • Climb aboard the Catch My Drift and fish for kingfish, grouper and more
  • Take the entire family for a fun day out, with light rigs provided for kids to catch snapper
  • Sail aboard an 85-foot air-conditioned fishing boat
Full description
Set sail on board the Catch My Drift and fish off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida on a 4-hour morning, afternoon or evening fishing trip. The tour cost per person includes all rod and reel rental, bait and tackle. You will fish approximately 1 mile off the coast, where the ocean bottom drops off quickly to depths of up to 150 feet and the inside edge of the Gulfstream current provides perfect fishing conditions. On daytime trips, you will drift over the reefs, wrecks and rock piles of Fort Lauderdale, and fish for kingfish, tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo, snapper, grouper, or whatever is biting. For added adventure, nighttime trips anchor up over a spot where the crew chum the water for snapper and grouper. Everything is included in the price; just bring along any food and drink you like. This is a fun trip for novice and experienced anglers, and the crew is there to help you 1-on-1 for the entire trip.
Includes
  • All bait
  • Tackle
  • Rod/reel rental
  • Fishing licenses
  • Coolers with Ice
  • Assistance from crew
  • Food and drinks (bring your own)
  • Gratuity for the deckhand

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Meeting point

Fishing Headquarters, 301 Seabreeze Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 The headquarters is next to the 7-11 store, with free parking at the marina. Check in at the small, white ticket office labeled "Deep Sea Fishing"

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Bring sunglasses (polarized if possible), a hat, sunscreen and camera, plus any food and drink you want to take along
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 31 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5
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It was my first time fishing the ocean or even being on the ocean in a boat. The staff was super friendly and very helpful. Even though I only caught one fish it wasn’t their fault. Everyone around me was catching fish. They put us on fish and told us how to do it, what to feel for, took the fish off for us. It was a good time.

February 19, 2021

Great fishing trip!!!

This was a great trip for my mom and I. The price was good @ $40. They provided all the bait and tackle. They also provided a large ice chest for you to bring your drinks and lunch. Clay, part of the crew, was excellent. He seemed to be in several places at one time. He was always there when you needed anything, whether getting the fish off, baiting the hook or untangling the line. The captain made sure the boat was always over the schools of fish for the optimum chance of getting your catch for the day. They marked your fish and kept them in a cooler, then at the end of the trip, identified your fish and processed them. I've fished several different places and used different companies. I think this was one of my favorites.

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September 22, 2013

Will add to my MUST DO list for out of town visitors

The boat ride out to the drifting spot was worth the price of admission by itself. The captain and crew worked very hard to try to get as many people to catch something with good amount of moving the boat location and constantly changing the bait. The initial instruction on how to use the reel was done in such a way as to not make us greenhorns feel like we were in kindergarten. Will definitely add this to my standard list of fun things to do when visitors come to town.

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July 15, 2013

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