Best Fishing Guides in Fort Lauderdale

Why These Fishing Guides?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Fort Lauderdale Fishing Guides on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

AWOL Fishing Guide

AWOL Fishing Guide has been running fishing tours in Ford Lauderdale for more than 20 years. Captain Carl follows catch and release practices and works with Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and the Coastal Conservation Association to encourage conservation. The company guides its tours in areas including New River, Intracoastal Waterway, and Port Everglades to search for species such as tarpon, snook, barracuda, and jack crevalle.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


Captain Brian Charters

Captain Brian Charters is run by a licensed Coast Guard with more than 40 years of fishing experience. The Ford Lauderdale fishing business guides tours in Biscayne Bay, Flamingo Bay, and the Fort Lauderdale Inlet. The company helps guests catch species such as tarpon, snook, speckled sea trout, barracuda, redfish, sheepshead, and Spanish mackerel. Clients have given positive feedback for Captain Brian Charters' knowledgeable and polite captain.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315


Florida Everglades Bass Fishing Adventures

Florida Everglades Bass Fishing Adventures guides fishing tours in the South Florida Everglades and Lake Okeechobee. The company runs tours in remote areas where few anglers go. The captain has spent more than 25 years fishing in central Florida lakes and has a USCG boat operator's license. The captain has been seen on NBC Sports and has received praise for his friendly, laid-back attitude.

Dania Beach, FL 33004


Reel Work

Reel Work guides its Fort Lauderdale fishing charters on a 45-foot custom Hatteras Sportfish with a tuna tower and a salon with a couch. The captain is certified by The International Game Fish Association. The business runs deep sea fishing tours in search of sailfish, swordfish, marlin, sharks, barracuda, amberjack, dolphin, mackerel, and snapper.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316