Pompano Beach Drift Fishing Charters

Pompano Beach Drift Fishing Charters

Best Drift Fishing Charters in Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach: 129 fishing charters available

True Grit Sportfishing

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(98 reviews)
Pompano Beach
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $900

The Broker Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(37 reviews)
Pompano Beach
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trips from $750

Rob's Guide Service

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(4 reviews)
Pompano Beach
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trips from $500

Crazy Girl Sportfishing

Pompano Beach
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $2,750

Forever Young Sport Fishing

Excellent
4.6 / 5
(5 reviews)
Pompano Beach
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trips from $600

Deja Vu Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(33 reviews)
Pompano Beach
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trips from $750

Just Right Charters

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(41 reviews)
Pompano Beach
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trips from $500

Let 'Er Eat Fishing Charters

Pompano Beach
trips from $499

Drift Fishing in Pompano Beach

Drift fishing Pompano Beach is a great way to catch some awesome fish without shelling out for a private charter. The local waters are riddled with reefs made of anything from concrete blocks to old boats to luxury sedans (modern art is lost on us, but the fish sure love it). The sea floor drops so suddenly that even a half day on the slowest boat in town will have you fishing in 100 feet of water.
 
What can I expect from a drift fishing trip?
No matter what else you get from your day, you can certainly expect lots of fish. Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, Porgies, Grunts, and Amberjack will litter the deck by the end of the trip. Chances are you will also see a fair few Barracuda, Bonito, Tuna, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi - even a Sailfish if you’re lucky!
 
The fishing itself will be slightly different depending on what time of day you go. Morning and afternoon trips will be spent drifting over the reefs, focusing on more mobile fish like Barracuda, King Mackerel, Tuna, and Mahi Mahi. This is where you might catch that glimpse of that elusive sail cutting through the water or even feel the pound on your line as it hits your bait.
 
Evening and night trips will be spent anchored up over the captain’s favorite fishing spots. These trips are all about the bottom fish and are the best way to bring in huge big Snapper and Grouper. Depending on how far out you go, you can also target deep-water species like Tilefish on evening trips. These make excellent eating and are well worth fishing into the night for.
 
How much will it cost?
An adult ticket on one of the local party boats will cost around $40-$45. Tickets for kids and ride-alongs usually cost around $30, so this really is a trip you can get the whole family together for. You can even get your catch cooked up afterward at one of the local restaurants for a delicious meal on a budget.
 
What should I bring?
All tackle and bait is usually provided on Pompano Beach drift fishing trips, although this is definitely something to check before you book. You are welcome to bring your own tackle along if you want to, except fly fishing gear, which is often ruled out as a hazard on large-party fishing boats.
 
The things you absolutely should bring are much the same as any charter: appropriate shoes, a couple of extra layers, sunglasses, sunscreen, and of course, a big cooler to load up with tasty fish. If you’re not used to being on the water it may also be a good idea to pack some Dramamine - big boats tend to be pretty stable but it’s always better safe than sorry.
Pompano Beach
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Based on 25,043 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Drift Fishing in Pompano Beach

I went for my Birthday which happens to be in August. In an ideal world, I wouldn't go fishing in August as it's very hot.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I went for my Birthday which happens to be in August. In an ideal world, I wouldn't go fishing in August as it's very hot.
Caroline  C.
Caroline C. Boca Raton, FL
Good crew, weather problems, morning trip better production than PM. Great crew, good people.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Good crew, weather problems, morning trip better production than PM. Great crew, good people.
Lamont  D.
Lamont D. Fort Lauderdale, FL
Great charter to fish with, kids had a great time. Very happy with the size,type, and quantity of fish we caught!! Exactly what I was looking for. Captain was very knowledgeable and friendly had good conversations with him throughout the trip! Thanks
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great charter to fish with, kids had a great time. Very happy with the size,type, and quantity of fish we caught!! Exactly what I was looking for. Captain was very knowledgeable and friendly had good conversations with him throughout the trip! Thanks
Jason  A.
Jason A. Springboro, OH
It's hot and rain showers are frequent. Sunscreen and liquids are a must. Go out early rather than later in the day
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It's hot and rain showers are frequent. Sunscreen and liquids are a must. Go out early rather than later in the day
Mark  A.
Mark A. LAUD BY SEA, FL
It was unseasonably cool (highs in low 70s) but fish were still out there. Just a bit of patience needed. Morning probably better than afternoon.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was unseasonably cool (highs in low 70s) but fish were still out there. Just a bit of patience needed. Morning probably better than afternoon.
BRAD  T.
BRAD T. Watkinsville, GA
It is a bit cold & windy in the early morning but its great because the fish is hungry and bite fast
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It is a bit cold & windy in the early morning but its great because the fish is hungry and bite fast
Codi  H.
Codi H. Marietta, Georgia
If your fishing for the first time in pompano, book a trip with benny's book a mate charters!!! Well worth the $$$$
Excellent
5.0 / 5
If your fishing for the first time in pompano, book a trip with benny's book a mate charters!!! Well worth the $$$$
Jamie  L.
Jamie L. Hollywood, FL
Yes, Seemed to be boats in the area all fishing Unfortunately due to sea sickness by two of my party we had to go in early.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Yes, Seemed to be boats in the area all fishing Unfortunately due to sea sickness by two of my party we had to go in early.
Michael  K.
Michael K. Boca Raton, FL
Love looking at the homes while on the boat. The fishing is great, and the home sightseeing was also fun.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Love looking at the homes while on the boat. The fishing is great, and the home sightseeing was also fun.
Joe  K.
Joe K. San Juan
I would recommend giving Benny at Benny’s book a mate charter. He will do anything he can to make sure you catch some fish
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I would recommend giving Benny at Benny’s book a mate charter. He will do anything he can to make sure you catch some fish
Grant  R.
Grant R. Elk City, OK
Check out the fishing fleet ahead of time to see what's being caught. Fish for what's biting now and you won't be disappointed.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Check out the fishing fleet ahead of time to see what's being caught. Fish for what's biting now and you won't be disappointed.
Richard  S.
Richard S. Pompano Beach, FL
Beginner or avid fisherman. Young or old. Family friendly. You don't have to go out far to catch great fish. Which gives you more time of actual fishing. Love this place!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Beginner or avid fisherman. Young or old. Family friendly. You don't have to go out far to catch great fish. Which gives you more time of actual fishing. Love this place!
Tim  E.
Tim E. Orlando, FL
Not as many fish biting as we would have like but the overall experience was great.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Not as many fish biting as we would have like but the overall experience was great.
Lori  A.
Lori A. Boca Raton, FL
Yes, but like everything you must know the spots and the bait to use. Use a charter, help the local economy out.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Yes, but like everything you must know the spots and the bait to use. Use a charter, help the local economy out.
Marjan  C.
Marjan C. Akron, Ohio
You don’t have to go out far to catch big fish. Caught a big sailfish and huge shark in 130-150ft.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
You don’t have to go out far to catch big fish. Caught a big sailfish and huge shark in 130-150ft.
Joel  H.
Joel H. Seymour, IN
Wear sunscreen and uv protective clothing for the hot summer weather. and keep an eye out for summer storms.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Wear sunscreen and uv protective clothing for the hot summer weather. and keep an eye out for summer storms.
FishingBooker Member
FishingBooker Member Pompano Beach, Florida
Go with Shawn Safris. We booked a half day and were on the water close to six hrs. He goes all out to make sure you have the best chance to catch fish and his price is way reasonable.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go with Shawn Safris. We booked a half day and were on the water close to six hrs. He goes all out to make sure you have the best chance to catch fish and his price is way reasonable.
Michael  P.
Michael P. Orlando, Florida
Yes. Easy to get to the boat. Benny picked me and dropped me to the hotel. Pleasant experience.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Yes. Easy to get to the boat. Benny picked me and dropped me to the hotel. Pleasant experience.
Salil  J.
Salil J. Hollywood, Florida
Highly recommend the fishing charter "True Grit Sportfishing" and Captain Ryland.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Highly recommend the fishing charter "True Grit Sportfishing" and Captain Ryland.
Winfried  K.
Winfried K. Pompano Beach, Florida
As for me, I go for what I can eat. The 48lb Mahi Mahi that we caught tasted great!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
As for me, I go for what I can eat. The 48lb Mahi Mahi that we caught tasted great!
David  G.
David G. Wynnewood, Oklahoma

Top Targeted Drift Fishing Species in Pompano Beach