Captain
Andrew Roydhouse

Member since March 2015

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Background
I am a 4th generation fisherman in Fort Lauderdale.
Techniques
I love big game fishing for Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Swordfish, Sharks and anything else that bites. On my charters, I like to go kite fishing, shipwreck fishing and trolling. Drift fishing and anchor fishing is fun too for the smaller fish.

Hey, I'm Captain Andrew Roydhouse

Fort Lauderdale, United States
Background
I am a 4th generation fisherman in Fort Lauderdale.
Techniques
I love big game fishing for Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Swordfish, Sharks and anything else that bites. On my charters, I like to go kite fishing, shipwreck fishing and trolling. Drift fishing and anchor fishing is fun too for the smaller fish.

My Charter Listings

Fort Lauderdale
trips from
US$ 43

Fishing Reports

Off and On Fishing in Fort Lauderdale

May 26, 2015

A line from one of my favorite books, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” pretty much sums up the fishing this week in Fort Lauderdale. We had some awesome trips where we hit… Read Full Report →


Snappers biting on Drift & Anchor Trips

April 30, 2015

The snappers are biting great in Fort Lauderdale this week. Our best trips have been either in the afternoons (drift fishing) or on our night trips (anchor fishing). Yellowtail snappers are biting better and better every day. Mutton snappers… Read Full Report →


Great fishing this week in Ft Lauderdale

March 11, 2015

It’s been one helluva great week of fishing in Fort Lauderdale. The dolphin are biting excellent, some sailfish are around and biting, big groupers and other big bottom fish are biting… lots of activity out there on the reefs.… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.07 out of 5 stars from 39 reviews

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Went fishing on Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Good trip. Small fish.

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, March 5, 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, March 9, 2017

I am an avid fisherman and this trip was not what i expected. We barely went out from the inlet and caught baby fish.

What disturbed me even more was thst anytime a short fish was caught, both mates would unhook them and throw them right in the direction of pelicans who gobbled them up. How stupid.
I mean a 7 inch strawberry grouper just wasted for no good reason, Dont they know replenishing the bio stock is linked to thier livlihoods as mates. I was so pissed, i unhooked my own fish and made sure i released them away from the pelicans. I must have seen 35 shorts get eaten,....shame on you mates to take thier lives

John Duncan does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished March 2017

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Andrew Roydhouse (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, March 13, 2017

Hi John,

Thank you for fishing with us.  I’m sorry you didn’t enjoy yourself on the trip.  As the trip description clearly says, we target the small reef fish such as snappers, porgies, grunts, triggers and jacks… all the small bottom fish on the reef.  This is a trip that takes out lots of people so we are targeting numbers of fish, not size.  As for the pelicans, pelicans are super aggressive.  They dive bomb anything you throw in the water.  We try to release them but if the pelicans eat them, that’s just nature.  I have no control over the pelicans.  We caught a lot of fish on the trip that day, most of them shorts but a lot of keepers too.  Again, thank you for fishing with us and I am sorry about the pelicans.  I wish the pelicans allowed the small fish to swim home freely, but that’s just the brutal side of nature.
 
Capt. Andy Roydhouse
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Went fishing on Saturday, February 11, 2017

One of the crew killed a blue tang for luck by smashing it against the boat after telling us it was a protected fish by the government, instead of throwing it back unharmed.

Very unprofessional, doubt I will use this charter again.

Rich Carlson does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished February 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, February 9, 2017

A solid half day trip to find your way and get a feel for the fishing in the area

Fished February 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, January 29, 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, January 5, 2017
Benoit Leroux does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished January 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, December 30, 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, December 30, 2016

the boat should have at least coffee available for sale.
we caught at least half a dozen fish that could be kept and filleted and expected them to be available at the end of the trip. they were not and after waiting for 20 minutes or so after docking still no organized plan I could see to retrieve the fillets so we just left feeling we had been taken as far as the expectations that were advertised. This was not helped by seeing one of the crew handing a plastic bag with a large number of fillets to one of the passengers inside the cabin long before the ship had docked. (more than he or even 3or 4 people could have caught )  .Finally the pitch to tip the crew saying this is the only way they support and feed their families, and broadcast over the PA system at least three times was tacky,and certainly didn’t paint the ship’s operator in a favorable light.
However our party of nine did have a good time and the boat and crew were fine.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, December 29, 2016

I booked this trip for my teenage Floridian Nephews and sister who have never fished on a boat before.  The boat was a good size, 85 feet, clean and geared to go. The crew were cheerful and helpful. Me and one nephew caught a fish, and a few others on the boat. Everything is ready to go and they had bait properly cut up in plastic cups and first mates were there to assist. ONLY glitch I had was that I had booked with FISHINGBOOKER and they confirmed my reservation. When I went to the dock to get on the boat, the boat rep did NOT have our reservations. They said this sometimes happens but luckily we were early enough and were able to get on the boat. Please have FISHINGBOOKER and Catch My Drift communicate better on reservations. Had we come later, we wouldn’t have been able to get on the boat and I would have been very upset since we were confirmed. Otherwise, it was excactly the PRICE point and experience I was looking for in a 1/2 day fishing trip.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, December 30, 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, December 18, 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Cheap, long enough and for everyone.
Not for the big fish, but very nice for ereveryone.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Such a wonderful drift fishing experience with a top rate crew, Captain Stu and First Mate Ashley!  They aimed to please, and they sure succeeded!  Ashley was very personable, helpful, and knowledgeable!  We’ll be back!

Fished November 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, November 21, 2016

Trip was great my nine year old had a nice time ... We only caught 2 fish between three people but that is how it goes

Fished November 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, September 26, 2016

Enjoyed the fishing trip even though it was uneventful for our group.

Fished September 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, September 19, 2016

Fished September 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, September 3, 2016

Had a blast. It rained but still had fun. The crew helped with tackle problems. It turns out to be a great morning

Fished September 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, August 29, 2016

This was my first time on a header boat. The weather wasn’t the greatest and it was definitely rough. We only caught a few small fish, but the crew was always there to help when needed. I will definitely try again when the weather is better.

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Rough night for fishing. Fishing tackle was in bad shape. Bait was still frozen. Not many fish caught. A few small bait fish. Crew was OK.

Quinton Turner does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 20, 2016
Oscar Cesar Ossorio Pang does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, July 29, 2016

Good experience. Took husband on trip. He caught only one fish and it was small. He had good time.

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Went fishing on Monday, July 4, 2016

Crew was awesome.  Great trip.  If you enjoy fishing, take this trip!

Fished July 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, June 13, 2016

Great experience! No hidden fees. Friendly crew. Didn’t catch a lot the day we went out but not because the crew didn’t try. The fish just weren’t biting. Would definitely go out on “Catch My Drift” again!

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

We had a great fishing trip.  I do wish that there was more than one person helping to bait the line and to help get the fish off of the line.  We all caught a couple of fish which none were big enough to keep.  That was disappointing as well.  There was a guy on our tour that was catching fish that goes three to four days a week.  i thought that was a bit unfair…

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, May 15, 2016
Diandra Barros does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished May 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, April 1, 2016

My son had a blast..  I was sick the entire trip..  I love the water,  boating etc..  But this, was to much for my stomach.  Even with nausea medicine.

Fished April 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

My family and I had a great day with the ‘Catch My Drift’ crew.  They helped my kids with their gear and made the experience memorable.  I was really happy with how they walked around with all of the fish people caught to show the different types that were caught.  Definitely worth the time and money…  Of course I would have like to catch a few more.  Only drawback was having to quit for the day.

Fished March 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, March 4, 2016

We had an amazing time fishing.  The crew was fabulous and willing to help from baiting are lines to removing our fish.  We caught some pretty cool fish from a parrot fish to someone having a shark on their line.  A special thanks to first mate Justin and our captain.

Fished March 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, February 27, 2016

The captain and crew were great, the fishing not so good.  Not very many fish were caught, maybe just not biting that day.  However, I thought the captain stayed a bit too long in places where fish weren’t biting.

Fished February 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, January 15, 2016

I flew in from Texas with my wife and wanted to fish before we left on our Cruise the next day. We had made the reservations earlier in the week. Unfortunately the weather was uncooperative and the Captain had to cancel the trip due to Thunderstorm and Tornado Warnings and 8-10 foot seas. What made my experience so great was that not only did I get a refund of my deposit, the Captain also told me about some local fishing docks that rent poles and gear. Directions of how to get to them and what fish they catch off the piers. He could have just said sorry we aren’t going here is your deposit, nope. He went beyond that and let a lost tourist know where he could still get some fishing in even if he was not going to get my money to fish. I will be returning to Florida and My wife and I have vowed that we will use the Catch My Drift when we do. Outstanding Service even when you are not a paying customer lets me know what outstanding hands I will be in when I am.

Fished January 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, January 11, 2016

Pretty fun

Fished January 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, December 11, 2015

had to ask what to do the crew did not seem to be intrested in people who had never fished before .and thee captain asked twice for us to TIP the crew between $8-10 each person , far to many people on boat all lines were tangled , staff stood waiting for tips as we got off the boat .

Margaret Johnson does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished December 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, December 5, 2015

Boat and crew were great. The choppiness not so much. Me and my girlfriend will be back on a more calm day!!

Fished December 2015

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Went fishing on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Family vacation trip was awesome..thanks for all service,u guys the best.

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 8, 2015

We went on a sport fishing trip with captain Rod and his one man crew they where great.  We didn’t catch many fish on that trip but it wasn’t because of lack of trying they worked really really hard to put us on fish it was just one of those days.  We where really impressed at how hard they worked.  Two days later went on the catch my drift for the night anchor trip captain Billy and his crew did just as great job taking care of all the other people fish as they could have we would recommend both trips to anyone that is interested in going 5*care

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Booked for 7 had 8,we get there no record of the booking had to show 25%deposit paid… Been fishing over 30 years.. Never had to pay tax.. Most of all all shorts maybe 10 caught total for the boat 3 keepers LMAO

weonho park does not recommend Catch My Drift

Fished July 2015

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Went fishing on Monday, June 22, 2015

I would give the equipment and boat 5 stars but the website indicated there is a full galley on board. If there is, I sure couldn’t find it! Luckily I brought my own drinks and snacks so if you decide to go, do the same!

Fished June 2015

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