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

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(122 reviews)
Pompano Beach
Trips from US $1,200

Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 122 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (179)
Fishing with Ryland
3\/4 day trip
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
93%
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Brandon S.
Excellent
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A Great Day and Even Better Crew!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on February 13, 2024
Captain Ry and First Mate Ben were great. Extremely accommodating, flexible with times, and informative. More importantly,...
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Alan S.
Excellent
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Fishing with Ryland

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on February 9, 2024
Excellent captain, mate never stops working, always great experience
Alan S. recommends True Grit Sportfishing
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Richard P.
Orlando, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on June 28, 2023
We began our trip a little early to try and get in on the mutton snapper bite.  We anchored up near a wreck and began fishing. ...
Richard P. recommends True Grit Sportfishing
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David B.
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Excellent
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Choppy water but great experience

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on March 17, 2023
We chartered a full day out of Pampano for me and my son.  The water was rough and so was my son’s complexion.  I should...
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Tyler P.
Saline, MI
Excellent
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Full day trip with Cpt. Ryland

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on March 8, 2023
Captain Ryalnd and his first mate Ben were aamazing. They made a great team, very professional, and informative. This was my...
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