Captain
Ryland Dickey

Member since November 2016 Pompano Beach, United States
Background
True Grit Sportfishing is Fort Lauderdale's premier fishing charter. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned angler, we are dedicated to providing you with a safe, fun, and exciting fishing experience you will never forget. True Grit is powered by our SeaVee 34z, a crew with 35+ years of experience, and the highest quality of tackle and gear available on the market. Our job is to serve your family by giving you a charter trip that can’t be found elsewhere. We remove all the anxiety that your family may have about deep sea fishing. You never have to worry about hearing offensive language, nor do we mind if little anglers ask a million questions. Our job is to educate, demonstrate, and help you learn how to catch saltwater fish!
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A FAMILY FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT Our job is to serve your family by giving you a charter trip that can’t be found elsewhere. We remove all anxiety that your family may have about deep sea fishing. You never have to worry about hearing offensive language, nor do we care if junior asks a million questions. Our job is to educate, demonstrate, and help you learn how to catch saltwater fish. ​ Give us a call and let us book a great adventure for your family, friends, employees, club, or office.

Hey, I'm Captain Ryland Dickey

Pompano Beach, United States
Background
True Grit Sportfishing is Fort Lauderdale's premier fishing charter. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned angler, we are dedicated to providing you with a safe, fun, and exciting fishing experience you will never forget. True Grit is powered by our SeaVee 34z, a crew with 35+ years of experience, and the highest quality of tackle and gear available on the market. Our job is to serve your family by giving you a charter trip that can’t be found elsewhere. We remove all the anxiety that your family may have about deep sea fishing. You never have to worry about hearing offensive language, nor do we mind if little anglers ask a million questions. Our job is to educate, demonstrate, and help you learn how to catch saltwater fish!
Techniques
A FAMILY FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT Our job is to serve your family by giving you a charter trip that can’t be found elsewhere. We remove all anxiety that your family may have about deep sea fishing. You never have to worry about hearing offensive language, nor do we care if junior asks a million questions. Our job is to educate, demonstrate, and help you learn how to catch saltwater fish. ​ Give us a call and let us book a great adventure for your family, friends, employees, club, or office.

My Charter Listing

True Grit Sportfishing

42 reviews
Pompano Beach
In demand!
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trips from $600

Fishing Reports

Mahi are everywhere

June 17, 2017

Had a great time putting clients on some great fishing. The mahi bite has been strong and its always great to be able send our guests home with a cooler full of meat! Read Full Report →


Sunday Amberjacks on True Grit

April 02, 2017

With the large amount of boats around the area and flat calm seas True Grit was able to get all of our charter guests a fish to remember! We ended up catching 5 amberjack and had a massive bull… Read Full Report →


Sailfish in February

February 17, 2017

Had a great trip on Friday with some great clients. Adam and Meredith brought two friends and were set on getting Adam a sailfish for his birthday. We started our day by running north until we found a great… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.98
out of 5 stars from 42 reviews
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Great time with an experienced Captain and crew
Lawrence was great help aswell.
Great time with an experienced Captain and crew
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Christian A.
Hyattsville, Maryland
 5.00
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Great time with an experienced Captain and crew

VERIFIED   NEW  September 17, 2020
These guys are top notch, not pushy and chill as can be. They were very knowledgeable and provided a variety of fishing techniques...
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Jj S.
Moss Point, MS
 5.00
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Full Day Trip with True Grit Sportfishing

VERIFIED   July 2, 2020
My family of 4 booked a 8 hour fishing trip with True Grit Sportfishing through fishing booker. The charter was last minute...
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Jerry M.
St. Louis, MO
 5.00
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Half day

VERIFIED   June 17, 2020
The most amazing half day trip. Ry and Lawrence are top notch . Very professional and friendly .. we slayed the mahi and went...
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Steven C.
Huntersville, NC
 5.00
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Extended Trip with Ry and Laurence

VERIFIED   August 5, 2020
Morning Bonita, Afternoon Mahi Mahi, Deep drop Rosies, finished with nearshore pulled hook on a sail fish, and epic catch of...
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David C.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 5.00
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Awesome Offshore Day

VERIFIED   June 25, 2020
Had a 6 hour trip and we’re on the fish inside 30 minutes.  Then went out much deeper for Mahi Mahi. Tricky conditions...
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