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Fort Lauderdale Fishing aboard the Happy Day Today Charter
boat is the ULTIMATE sport fishing adventure!

Aboard the Happy Day Today Fishing Charter Fleet, there are many types of fish to catch and multiple methods to do so. Read on...

SAILFISH
sailfish
Factiod
Sailfish are excellent fighting fish. You can expect multiple acrobatic jumps from them.
Average size
5-6 feet long weighing up to 70lbs.
Method of fishing
Trolling, kite fishing, and live baiting in around 120 feet of water.
Time of year
Caught year round, but the best months are from November through March.
Tackle used
Light-weight stand-up
Bait used
Live and dead


SHARK
shark
Factiod
5 species of sharks are caught off Ft. Lauderdale/ Miami. (Mako, Hammerhead, Threasher, Dusky, and Black-tip.) Fighting a shark can last up to and over an hour.
Average size
Sharks weigh from 5 to 500 lbs
Method of fishing
Dead bait on the ocean floor and mid surface in 300 feet of water.
Time of year
Year around (best months are April and May)
Bait used
Dead


Mahi-Mahi
dolphin
Factiod
Also known as dolphin (not flipper.) One of the tastiest eating fish in the sea.Great rod and reel action plus a great meal for dinner.
Average size
Weigh around 10 lbs
Method of fishing
Trolling off-shore
Time of year
Summer and winter
Bait used
Live and dead


BARRACUDA
barracuda
Factiod
The saber tooth tiger of the sea. Known for their rack of teeth. Barracuda live around wrecks and around where the baitfish are. Be careful, they bite!
Average size
Weigh around 20 lbs, approx. 3 feet long
Method of fishing
Dropping live bait on an artificial wreck
Time of year
Year around
Bait used
Live and dead


SWORDFISH
swordfish
Factiod
Night time fishing trip only! Excellent fighting fish. The swordfish also know as the broadbill is a deep water migrating fish.
Average size
Average weight of swords 50 to 100 lbs
Method of fishing
Method includes drifting with live and dead bait staggered in different depths behind the boat. We target the fish 15 to 18 miles off shore. The bite happens at dusk to midnight, or 5:00 pm to 1:00am.
Time of year
Year around
Bait used
Live and dead


SNAPPER
snapper
Factiod
Snapper fishing is fun for the whole family (great for the kids.) Snappers give a good fight and make great meals.
Average size
Weigh around 2-5 lbs
Method of fishing
Bottom fishing with 4 to 5 rods off the back of the boat; which will be anchored up
Time of year
Year around
Bait used
Live and dead


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Any questions or booking information? Please contact Capt. Zsak at (954) 439-8106

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