Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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Capt. S. "Woody" Woodward Fort Lauderdale, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Fishing the waters of Fort Lauderdale and South Florida offers an abundance of fish to catch year-round. Local Knowledge Fishing Charters and Captain “Woody” Woodward will give you a first-class fishing experience that will leave you with lifelong memories.

 

Local Knowledge Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Captain Woody in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Captain Woody has been fishing for many decades. He inherited his love of fishing from his father and grandfather. Over the years he has learned many different fishing techniques allowing him to develop his own tricks. Capt. Woody has fished extensively throughout Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico. To say you and your guests will be in good hands would be an understatement. 

 

Captain Woody helms an impressive 43’ Sport Fisherman. This beauty is powered by twin 450HP Detroit Diesel engines. She is outfitted with 3 fighting chairs, a flybridge, outriggers, downriggers, and USCG approved safety equipment. A GPS and a fish finder round out the electronic package to help find those secret spots to fish. Comfortable accommodations such as a clean, full size bathroom, 2 air-conditioned salons as well as a full kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, and a cooler full of ice for your drinks.

 

Get ready for some serious fishing!! You’ll be set up for success on your trip with Local Knowledge Fishing Charters as top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures are supplied. The fishing license for you and your guests is included on your trip as well. You’ll also be using fresh bait for reeling in those monster fish you can only find in the Florida waters. 

 

Local Knowledge Fishing Charters guarantees they’ll be able to put you on the fish with the many techniques that are offered. Bottom fishing is not overly complicated. You can expect to catch monster fish like Amberjack, Cobia, Grouper, Swordfish, Red Snapper, and Sharks. Trolling will give you Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Kingfish, and Bonito. Some other species you can expect to catch are African Pompano, Banded Rudderfish, Barracuda, Black Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Cubera Snapper, White Marlin, Tripletail, Swordfish, Sailfish, Tarpon, Yellowfin Tuna, Snook, and many more. Depending on the season, you can also catch Lobster. After your bountiful day on the water, the First Mate will clean and fillet your catch for you.

 

Book your trip with Local Knowledge Fishing Charters and Captain Woody for an unforgettable Florida fishing experience in Fort Lauderdale.

 

 

 

  Launch Location

Southeast 15th Street, Fort Lauderdale

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Trips start at $175

5 Trips

1-6 guests

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1976 43' Sport Fisherman

450 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

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NUMBER OF GUESTS

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HALF DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (4 hours)

50% if customer cancels 24 hours in advance

Come out for a half day of trolling, live baiting, and shipwreck fishing for whatever is biting off the coast of Fort Lauderdale. Fish for Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Barracuda, Sharks, and more. On this trip we fish for big fish and whatever is biting best out there. 

 

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HALF DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

This short trip will be an adventure. Whether it’s kite fishing for Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna and all other game fish or deep dropping live baits for huge Grouper, Amberjacks, and Snappers, you're sure to have an awesome fishing trip!

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digital photos, drinks, snacks,

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FISHING/ SIGHTSEEING-RESTAURANT HOPPING

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

This trip will give you and your guests the option of sight seeing for Florida wildlife, restaurant hopping all of the local spots, or we can fish. Captain Woody will cater this trip to your preferred wants. 

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drinks,

ice
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3/4 DAY TRIP

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:15am to 1:15pm (6 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

This trip allows the boat to get to the edge of the Gulf Stream and find bigger and more fish. You'll be able to target Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, and Wahoo. 

 

Includes:
digital photos, drinks, snacks,

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FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

This trip gas it all! We’ll head offshore to targeting Kingfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Sharks, Amberjack, and more! Pick the species or the technique you want, and Captain Woody will customize this trip for you.

 

Includes:
digital photos, drinks, snacks,

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Latest Fishing Report

    Fish Species

    African Pompano
    Amberjack
    Banded Rudderfish
    Barracuda
    Black Grouper
    Blackfin Tuna
    Blue Marlin
    Bonito
    Cobia
    Cubera Snapper
    Grouper
    Hogfish
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel
    Lesser Amberjack
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Mahi Mahi
    Mangrove Snapper
    Mutton Snapper
    Nassau Grouper
    Permit
    Pompano
    Red Grouper
    Red Snapper
    Sailfish
    Sharks
    Snook
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spiny Lobster
    Stingray
    Swordfish
    Tarpon
    Triggerfish
    Tripletail
    Tuna
    Wahoo
    White Marlin
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Yellowtail

    Additional Details

    Safety Features

    • Life Jackets
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • First-Aid Equipment
    • CPR-Trained Crew
    • EPIRB
    • Flares
    • VHF Radio

    Navigation

    • GPS
    • Fishfinder

    Boat Features

    • Air Conditioning
    • Cooler
    • Refrigerator
    • TV

    Facilities

    • Bed
    • Flybridge
    • Kitchen
    • Shower
    • Salon
    • Toilet
    • Wheelchair Accessible

    Boat Gear

    • Fighting Chair
    • First Mate
    • Downriggers
    • Livewell
    • Outriggers
    • Snorkeling Equipment

    Fishing Techniques

    • Bottom Fishing
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Drift Fishing
    • Fly Fishing
    • Jigging
    • Kite Fishing
    • Light Tackle
    • Spinning
    • Trolling

    Fishing Policies

    • Children Welcome
    • Clients Keep Catch
    • No Illegal Substances

    Price Includes

    • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
    • Fishing License
    • Fresh or Live Bait
    • Lures
    • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

    Minimum Age

    • No age limits!!!

    Fishing Location

    • Inshore
    • Nearshore
    • Offshore
    • Reef
    • Wreck

    About the Vessel

    Captain

    Capt. S. "Woody" Woodward

    Boat Type

    Sport Fisherman

    Boat Length

    43

    Year Built

    1976

    Engine Manufacturer

    Detroit Diesel

    Number of Engines

    2

    Engine Horsepower

    450 HP

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