What would you recommend to anglers fishing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the first time?

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Edward Van Hoven
Pompano Beach, FL
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on March 26, 2021
Most peoples' expectations are too high. An afternoon on the water taking in the beautiful sights and nature around us should be the goal. If you catch a fish, it was a super successful outdoor adventure. Many folks get sea-sick. Be prepared with over the counter medications from your drug store. Bring plenty of water and snacks as they aren't provided. I have fished twice in March over the past few years. On both occasions the Captain and mate worked really hard however the number of fish caught was minimal despite their efforts. If each person caught a fish or two I would have rated the March fishing higher. Even though the number of fish caught was minimal, the experience was very memorable for me and my grandchildren. We will do it again no matter what month they visit us.

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Bruce Olin
Taylorsville, KY
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Went fishing with All Good Charters on January 19, 2021
This was our first trip so my only suggestion is to keep an open mind as to what you will be happy bringing home. There are many Excellent to Very Good species of fish to catch. Even if you don't catch exactly what you go out for it is likely you are going to catch some really good eating fish!

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Rose Harrison-gosh
CASTLETON, NY
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Went fishing with Fanntastic Fishing on May 26, 2019
This was a difficult trip because of the choppy Rocky Waters and also trying to find a place to fish was also very difficult Also trying to find the dock where the boat was The website was not accurate as to the location of the ball we had to call the captain to find out where to go because we ended up in the wrong area

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Donald Nichols
PT CHARLOTTE, FL
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on April 26, 2019
Please, get it together with actual fishing with BAIT.. these guys think they can fool public with strips of fish (for kingfish) as real attempt to catch something else? Total BS.. these two think by giving stories about the hugh ships moored along canals as a sight seeing tour somhow equals fishing?.

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Maria Gentilella
Cortlandt Manor, NY
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Went fishing with Fish Lauderdale on April 22, 2019
Do a little research about anglers fishing so you know what to expect. Make sure you eat what you catch. I cooked some of what we caught today and it was delicious. The taste of freshly caught fish is very different than previously frozen fish.

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David Palmer
Edgewater, MD
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on May 3, 2021
Great area to fish. Good edible fish, pretty fish, big game fish all can be caught without going offshore many miles. More fishing and little drive time.

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Amy Rutledge
Clawson, MI
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Went fishing with Lauderdale Sportfishing Reel Legend on April 13, 2021
There are fish to be caught in April. I think there would be more to be caught in March but I would fish again whenever I went down there.

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Katie Mifek
Rockford, MN
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Went fishing with Lauderdale Sportfishing Reel Legend on March 27, 2021
March isn’t the best time of year for fishing in Fort Lauderdale, but we still managed to get lucky!

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John Pearson
Kirkland, WA
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on April 18, 2021
There's a chance you might even catch a 10 foot 400 pound golden dusky shark like I did!

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Curt Myers
London, MN
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Went fishing with Bass Whisper Guide – Fort Lauderdale on December 30, 2020
Never go fishing and expect to catch alot. Sometimes you do, sometimes you dont. This time we didnt catch anything but we'd do it again because next time we might catch more than we can keep!

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Kelly Denny
Indianapolis, IN
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Went fishing with Bass Whisper Guide – Fort Lauderdale on March 21, 2021
Dress in layers if you are going on the a.m. trip and be prepared to catch a lot of fish!

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Nick Phillips
Ocean View, DE
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Went fishing with Bass Whisper Guide – Fort Lauderdale on November 24, 2020
Call captain JP he goes above and beyond to make it a great experience for everyone on the boat

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Jimmy Guzman
United States
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Went fishing with All Good Charters on July 15, 2019
Check the weather prior too. Pay attention to the moon cycle. Precheck the limitations and required sizes allowable to keep.

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Michael Tsoi
Miami, FL
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Went fishing with Lauderdale Sportfishing Reel Legend on June 20, 2019
Cannot consider Lauderdale Sportfishing Reel Legend a fishing trip. They will fish for you, terrible experience overall.

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Blake Richards
Pompano Beach, Florida
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on March 6, 2019
If you want to do some serious fishing then I’d recommend an all day trip and talk to the captains before hand to find out when the best time of the year is.

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Robert Fligge
Rochester, MN
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on July 25, 2019
Make this trip a priority. Bring lots of drinks, snacks, and dramamine just in case.

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Artie Rose
Milton, FL
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Went fishing with Lady Pamela Driftfishing Partyboat on July 21, 2019
Check around and be sure to take plenty of drinks to stay hydrated and tip the crew

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Katana Bryant
Tampa, FL
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Went fishing with Captain Andy – Party Boat Fishing on June 29, 2019
My family had a blast! Only a couple of fish caught but the experience was great!

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Alan Tsang
Orlando, Florida
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Went fishing with Captain Andy – Party Boat Fishing on March 22, 2019
Try out the shorter fishing trip first and progress to more experienced one if you wish

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Dirk Ruszkowski
Gibraltar, MI
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Went fishing with Lauderdale Sportfishing Reel Legend on March 15, 2019
Find out what is migratory and what is biting during the time you are there. Target the bite.

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Thomas Whitaker
Miami, FL
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Went fishing with New Lattitude Sportfishing Charters on March 8, 2019
Go to the charter company called Fishing Headquarters if you want big time deep sea fishing