Free Spool Sportfishing Charters

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Free Spool Fishing Charters takes you fishing around the waterways of Miami Beach. Year-round, Captain Dennis will help you get your dream catch, including anything from Permit to Mahi.

No matter how experienced you are, these trips will work just great for you and your family and friends. If you want to make your holiday even better, fishing with Free Spool is just the right way to do so.

You will be fishing with a local captain who was born and raised in the area. Captain Dennis has spent his whole life fishing these spots and he knows how to put you on a fish of a lifetime.

Captain Dennis runs trips on his 43’ Key West #1 offshore sport fishing boat. She is a big and stable vessel, powered by two 250 HP Detroit engines. Up to six anglers can come onboard. The boat is fitted with navigational electronics, including Garmin GPS and a fishfinder. There is a toilet onboard, as well as a flybridge, outriggers, and a live bait well, and all the gear you need. Captain Dennis is sponsored by Penn and each seasons uses brand new Penn International tackle.

The captain will supply all the fishing equipment, as well as a fishing license. The first mate will help you out on the boat, so please remember to include gratuities. The crew will clean your catch so you can have a nice meal afterwards.

Depending on the season, you can head out between three and five miles from the coast during spring and up to 15 miles in summer. Capt. Dennis will take you fishing for Permit, Jack Crevalle, Cobia, as well as Amberjack, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, Grouper, and Mahi Mahi.

Kids are welcome to join the chase. You should bring your own food and drinks, as well as sunscreen, a cap, sunglasses, comfortable clothes to fit the weather, and a camera to make some nice photos of your trip. Book your spot and come have a blast!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will give you the most time to get a really nice catch. It could be Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, Grouper, Permit, Jack Crevalle, Amberjack, or more. The captain will furnish all the gear and the license, but you should pack food and drinks. Please remember to include gratuities for the first mate. The trip works well for hardcore anglers but novice fishermen can easily find it enjoyable and exciting. Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and stay hydrated. Get your friends and hop on!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is a perfect choice if you want to have more time for some nice fishing but are less experienced or want to test out your skills. Most of the time you will be heading up to five miles, and a bit further in summer time. The target species are Permit, Cobia, Grouper, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi, Wahoo, depending on what's biting. All the gear is waiting for you onboard, just bring food and drinks. Pack sun protection, a cap, sunglasses, and a camera. The trip is also suitable for families with kids.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    Rise and shine! Come get a quick ride around the fishing spots of Miami Beach. You will be fishing between three and five miles from the coastline, targeting Permit, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, and maybe even some odd game fish. Captain Dennis will provide all the gear, as well as a fishing license. You should bring food and drinks, sunscreen, a cap, sunglasses, and a camera. Please remember to include gratuities for the first mate. Kids are welcome to join the chase.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    On this afternoon trip, you will have a glimpse of Miami Beach fishing. Capt. Dennis will take you out on his boat, some three to five miles from the shore You will be targeting Permit, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, or maybe even some game fish. The captain will supply all the gear, as well as a fishing license. You should prepare food and drinks, sunscreen, a cap, sunglasses, and a camera. Please remember to include gratuities for the first mate. Kids are welcome to come along.

About the Captain

Dennis Forgione
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since October 2017
Captain Dennis is a true original. He was born, raised and fished in Miami and Southeast Florida his whole life. Dennis has been fishing out of Haulover Inlet for decades, staring as a kid on drift boats with his dad, Captain Frank Forgione.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Black)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit

Sailfish
Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Key West # 1 (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985. Powered by 2 250HP Detroit engines.

Length
43 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Michael T.
Worcester Park, ENG
 5.00
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Great half day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 12, 2019
Boat was spotless clean and the guys were friendly. Very comfortable for family of four. Enjoyed the day
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Jennifer T.
Miami Beach, Florida
 5.00
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Amazing time!

VERIFIED   January 19, 2018
The crew was great. They were ready to go and worked hard the whole time. We went a half day and would have loved to stay longer....
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