Sea Hawk Fishing Charters is a family owned and operated business based in Miami, Florida. They have been sharing their wealth of experience with customers since 1978, providing unparalleled service along the way. They know fishing is about more than landing a great catch, which is why Captain Bob Dillard makes your comfort a top priority. Join him for a memorable experience and a chance to see what Miami sport fishing is all about!

You will cruise the sea in style aboard the “Sea Hawk,” a 40’ fiberglass Trojan Sport Fish. This vessel comes equipped with everything you need for deep sea fishing. On board you will find top of the line tackle, outriggers for trolling, and a fighting chair. The live bait tank will keep your bait fresh, while the boat’s advanced fishing technology will help put you on fish.

There’s room on deck for six anglers to fish in comfort. When you’re not reeling in a hard fighting trophy, you can relax in the spacious cabin. Air conditioning, comfortable seating, an onboard toilet, and multimedia options will help you to feel at home.

Your fishing trip begins at the bayside in downtown Miami, where you will cast a few lines before heading offshore. You will have a chance to fish the wrecks and the edge with heavy international tackle for species such as Snappers and Groupers.

You can also troll 3-5 miles offshore for pelagics like King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish. Anglers aboard the Sea Hawk have been known to catch Blue Marlin and large Amberjacks from time to time, as well. When the season allows, you may have a chance to fish up to 15 miles from shore.

Capt. Bob provides Penn fishing gear. Most fishing is done with live bait, using spinning tackle along the edge and Spiderwire lines when dropping out deeper.

Sea Hawk Fishing Charters include a fishing license and snacks. You are welcome to keep your catch and the crew will clean and fillet it for you.

Come aboard and experience Miami sport fishing in style!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    A full day trip gives you more time on the water and opens new possibilities. You will start by fishing the downtown Miami bayside, then you'll head offshore to fish the wrecks and edge. You will troll with live bait around 3-5 miles offshore for King Mackerels, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish. In summer you might have a chance to head 15 miles for great Mahi Mahi fishing. A fishing license and top of the line gear are included.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    As the ideal middle ground between a full day and a half-day, this trip will give you plenty of time to fish for Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, and more. The captain will provide top-notch rods and reels, as well as your fishing license for the day, so just pack some snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    On this trip you will start off fishing the downtown Miami bayside before heading offshore to fish the wrecks and edge. You are likely to troll with live bait around 3-5 miles offshore, targeting King Mackerels, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish. A fishing license and gear are provided.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $700
    This trip begins by fishing the downtown Miami bayside, then takes you offshore to fish the wrecks and edge. You are likely to troll with live bait around 3-5 miles offshore, where you can target King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish. A fishing license and gear are provided.
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About the Captain

Bob Dillard
Miami, Florida, United States
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Member since December 2015
Capt. Bob has lived in Miami all his life and knows the area just about as well as anyone could do, probably. He grew up fishing the deep sea waters off Miami and has been in the fishing charter business since the late 70s.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Trojan (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1988. Powered by 2 450HP Detroit engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
76%
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A Fantastic Day - 6 Catches

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 1, 2021
Captain Bob and Bo were fantastic. Delightful to talk to and got all 6 of us in on the action. We first went to a buoy where...
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3/4 Day Trip with Captain Bob

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on April 5, 2021
Had a great experience today with two of my children aboard the Sea Hawk with Captain Bob and Al.  From the start, Bob and...
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Naples, Florida
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4 Hour Tour

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 17, 2021
We had a great time even though the fish were not biting a ton this trip. Went out to a spot to catch some bait fish ahead...
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Sugar Land, TX
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Full day offshore trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 11, 2021
We did the full day offshore trip in mid-may. The weather was perfect and Captain Bob put us on fish throughout the entire...
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on May 14, 2021
We did a 6 hour trip. Seemed like the perfect middle ground between the 4 hour and 8 hour. Although, when we had to turn back,...
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FAQs about Sea Hawk Fishing Charters

Sea Hawk Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sea Hawk Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers

Trips booked with Sea Hawk Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn spinning and trolling reels)
  • Live Bait (Usually prepared beforehand)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Sea Hawk Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Up to 15 miles)
  • Wreck Fishing

Sea Hawk Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sea Hawk Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo