Captain Brian Charters is designed to make you a better angler. Just think of the thrill of catching your own fish on the beautiful waters of Fort Lauderdale or Biscayne Bay. It’s hard to resist a trip with a knowledgeable professional!

Younger anglers are especially welcome to join in the adventure. Captain Brian is a Bass Pro Shop’s Kids Fishing with the Pros expert. He loves guiding kids through the basics of fishing and seeing them reeling in their first ever catch. Getting kids outside can be a difficult task with all the amount of homework, TV, and videogames that they have right now. But Captain Brian Charters are so fun for children of all ages that they will want to come back for more.

You will ride with the captain to the dock or meet him there. On your day out, you will check the bite on the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay, Flamingo, Port Everglades or Chokoloskee. Get your hands on the ‘Silver King’ Tarpon, target Snook, Redfish, and Trout. Chase Red Snapper or hook Goliath Grouper. Head to the nearshore waters for Barracuda, Pompano, Spanish Mackerel, Tripletail, and Shark. And the list goes on!

Captain Brian Charters will take you out aboard a 22’ tournament Pathfinder boat. Its single 250 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine will power you to the hottest grounds. There is plenty of space for up to four anglers aboard.

All trips come with all the licenses, rods, reels, and bait.

Please note that Catch Cleaning & Filleting is a service that this charter doesn’t offer. You are allowed to keep only the legal amount and size of the catch.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    Spend your morning on the incredible waters of Biscayne Bay, Flamingo or Fort Lauderdale. Target whatever patrols the inshore waters, including Redfish, Snook, and Trout.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    Spend your morning on the incredible waters of Biscayne Bay, Flamingo or Fort Lauderdale. Target whatever patrols the inshore waters, including Redfish, Snook, and Trout.
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About the Captain

Brian Leibowitz
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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113 Customer Reviews
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Member since September 2014
Captain Brian Leibowitz is an award-winning expert guide. Brian has been mastering the waters for over four decades now. His repertoire consists of fishing the Florida Keys, Everglades, and Biscayne Bay. During his successful career in South Florida, Captain Brian has reeled in everything that has fins and can swim!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snook Snook

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2007, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
PayPal

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Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
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Captain Brian is a keeper!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on January 18, 2021
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on December 19, 2020
Captain Brian was great. I told him I wanted to try for bigger fish and was willing to catch less fish because my sons are...
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Inshore fishing with Captain Brian

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on February 15, 2021
What a great morning of fishing. Captain Brian does a great job getting you into some fish and then mixing it up to keep things...
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What an awesome morning

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on February 5, 2021
My fishing trip in Florida was never going to be about booking some hot shot promising to catch monsters knowing u may hook...
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FAQs about Captain Brian Charters

Captain Brian Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Brian Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Garmin 3210)
  • Fishfinder (Flats and Bay)
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Captain Brian Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Captain Brian Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Captain Brian Charters offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Captain Brian Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail