Gondola Tours Ft Lauderdale – Duffy

Gondola Tours offers inshore fishing opportunities in the shallow rivers and canals of western Florida. Home to excellent game fishing, you’ll even get the chance to hunt some delicious fish to take home. With over 30 years of experience, Captain Leo King is guaranteed to provide a safe and productive day on the seas – he even worked fishing for a restaurant, so you can be confident of indulging yourselves with a hearty meal.

You’ll drift along the calm waters aboard a 20’ classic Duffy. Powered by a 4 HP Elco engine, you’ll barely make a squeak as you sneak up close to the fish without disturbing their natural habitat. With plenty of space to sit and unwind, you’ll be comfortable throughout, while a cooler box will keep your drinks and snacks fresh. The first mate aboard will also do everything he can to make your day run smoothly, so you’re in for a real treat.

Try your hand at trolling with Capt. Leo and his first mate, a tried and true method sure to get plenty of fish on the boat. Top of the range rods and reels are provided, and you can even drift fish for Snappers, Gag Grouper, and even Tarpon. These are all sure to put up a fight and the reward will be great when you reel ‘em in. Fly fishing equipment is also available for more experienced anglers to try to catch one on the fly.

With trips ranging from 4 to 8 hours, you’re sure to find something that suits you. All the family is welcome, so first-time anglers and experienced anglers will get to delight in the fantastic opportunities Fort Lauderdale has to offer. Gondola Tours even offers a cleaning and filleting service so you can take home your catch, ready to cook! These delicious fish are waiting for you, so just grab your fishing license and get on the water.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 30 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    Get the most out of the rich inshore waterways near Fort Lauderdale by spending 8 hours aboard Gondola Tours. You'll go after a range of exciting fish, such as Tarpon, Groupers, and Snappers, and you'll even get to take home the latter two for a well-deserved, delicious, and hearty meal at the end of the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 30 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $475
    up to 6 persons
    Spend your morning winding your way around the rich shallow waters of inshore western Florida. The rivers here are home to excellent game and delicious table fish, from Tarpon to Snappers. This 4-hour trip is ideal for families and first-time anglers to get a taste of inshore fishing, or for experienced anglers who may be short on time.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 30 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $475
    up to 6 persons
    Families with young children and first-time anglers alike will love this 4-hour trip fishing the inshore waterways around Fort Lauderdale. Test your skills against the exciting, challenging Tarpon, or try to bag yourself a tasty Grouper or Snapper to take home with you.

About the Captain

Leo King
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
With 30 years of experience all over the US, including fishing for a restaurant in Philadelphia, Captain Leo is well-versed in getting the most delicious fish on the boat for you. Now based in Palm Beach, he's an expert in the rich inshore and nearshore waters off of Florida's western coast, targeting challenging game fish as well as his usual table fare.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Duffy (Classic) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 4HP Elco engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 10 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Trolling
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
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Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash

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