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.

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True Grit Sportfishing

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5.0
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out of 5 stars from 67 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Stacey D.
Terre Haute, IN
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Full Day trip with True Grit 🥰 🎣 🐟

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on June 16, 2021
Even though it was more difficult due to the large amounts of recent rain we had a blast. This was a bucket list trip for my...
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Britt W.
Englewood, CO
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Offshore fishing

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on June 1, 2021
I take my sons fishing every year on vacation, so we’ve experienced a lot of captains and boats. You won’t find a better...
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Travis B.
Smyrna, GA
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Full day out with Trugrit team

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on March 29, 2021
Thanks Tru Grit ! We had a blast! The Tru grit team really provided excellent service. They put us right where the...
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Ryan N.
Winter Springs, FL
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Half Day Trip Slaying Tuna

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 30, 2021
We had a great trip with True Grit Sportfishing. Clean and fast boat, top notch gear, knowledge and personable crew, and excellent...
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Greg B.
Moseley, VA
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Inshore on March 26, 2021
Captain Ryland and his mate MC did a fantastic job getting my wife and I on fish.  It was my wife’s first time out and she...
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