Embark on a journey through the intricate canals and waterways of Fort Lauderdale.

Often times you will be fishing within 5 minutes of leaving the dock, behind mansions and megayachts catching world-class species including Snook, Jack, Barracuda, and Tarpon, often times weighing over 100 pounds!!

Your captain was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale and knows these waters better than most. You will be fishing on a 2021 Maverick HPX 18’ flats boat designed specifically to fish in shallow waters and tight areas including under low bridges. Fishing mostly light tackle you can fish as actively as you want, from holding the rod to casting lures and artificials. Or you can prefer to be more passive and leave the rod in the holder until a fish strikes.

All of your fishing is done inshore so there is no need to worry about getting seasick, the waters are all protected. Captain Zachary accepts all levels of experience from beginner to advanced fly fishing. Kids are more than welcome and the captain is eager and willing to help anglers of all ages learn how to become successful on the water!

Come, join your Captain on a great fishing adventure in the waters of Fort Lauderdale.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    US $500
    The morning trip takes place on the weekends in order to avoid heavy boat traffic. We wake up before dawn in order to target Tarpon/Snook before it is light outside. Once the sun is up we fish mostly for Jacks and Barracuda.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 PM
    US $500
    Our trips take place in the afternoon/evening. Time will depend on the time of year and what is biting. The main species we target are Tarpon and Snook which are nocturnal being most active at night. On the weekends I will choose to fish early in the mornings to avoid heavy boat traffic.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Biscayne Bay
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    US $800
    This trip is designed for the experienced angler looking to target Bonefish, Permit, and Tarpon sight fishing in Biscayne Bay. Good casting is a requirement for a successful day.
    Targeted fish
    Bonefish
    Bonefish
    Permit
    Permit
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Frank T.
Miami, Florida
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5.0 / 5
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Best fishing day of my life!

Full Day Trip – Biscayne Bay on April 20, 2024
No Doubt CharterZ was an epic fishing experience - one you will not want to miss! Captain Zach Routman made this fishing...
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Grant M.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Excellent
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Amazing Trip with Captain Z Rout

Half Day Trip (AM) on October 7, 2023
Wow! What an incredible fishing experience! My friends and I recently went on a fishing trip with No Doubt CharterZ, and it...
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Christian M.
Riverview, Florida
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Multiple full day trips with Capt Zach Routman (NoDoubtCharterz)

Full Day Trip – Biscayne Bay on September 17, 2023
I have been fishing all my life (fly and spin/conventional gear) and have taken trips with dozens of different guides. Captain...
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Calvin C.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Zach always finds big fish, no doubt

Full Day Trip – Biscayne Bay on October 14, 2023
I have fished with captain Zach many times over the last ~9yrs. He never disappoints. He knows the waterways better...
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Amazing day of fishing with Nodoubtcharterz

Half Day Trip (PM) on October 8, 2023
I had an awesome day if fishing with captain Zach! He was clearly very experienced and knew exactly were to find the big ones....
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FAQs about No Doubt CharterZ

No Doubt CharterZ offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $800 per group - Full Day Trip – Biscayne Bay (8 hours)

When you book a trip with No Doubt CharterZ, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with No Doubt CharterZ include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water, please bring any additional drinks & snacks)
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

No Doubt CharterZ offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (New River)
  • Inshore Fishing (Intracoastal and canals)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Off the beach)
  • Flats Fishing (Biscayne Bay)

No Doubt CharterZ offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with No Doubt CharterZ include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonefish
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Permit
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

Zachary Routman
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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17 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2023
Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, I grew up on the water. I was fortunate enough to live on a canal and that is where my passion started, fishing in my backyard. From there I started expanding my territory on the family canoe until I got my first boat. Since then I have been fishing the canals and Intracoastal of Fort Lauderdale, Biscayne Bay in Miami, and even the Florida Keys for over 20 years. I've been lucky enough to experience firsthand the amazing fishery that South Florida has to offer and now my passion is to allow others to experience this same fishery and hopefully motivate them to help protect this precious resource.
Our Team
Zachary R.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonefish Bonefish
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Permit Permit

Boat specs

Maverick (Flats boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
New River
Inshore Fishing
Intracoastal and canals
Nearshore Fishing
Off the beach
Flats Fishing
Biscayne Bay

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Water, please bring any additional drinks & snacks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Mostly catch and release
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
PayPal
Checks

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