Fishing Reports by Captain Andrew Roydhouse

About The Author:

Company: Fishing Headquarters

Area Reporting: Fort Lauderdale South Florida

Bio: I am a 3rd generation fisherman out here off Ft. Lauderdale and have been fishing proffessionally all my life. My company, Fishing Headquarters, runs daily drift fishing trips, sportfishing privae and shared charters, night time swordfishing trips, and any other type of fishing you would like to try.

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Nice Swordfish Caught Daytime Swordfishing (3/14/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We had a daytime swordfishing trip today and landed a nice swordfish. Also caught a couple mahi-mahi and wahoo. Had a 400 pound mako shark behind the boat.
Action Packed Fort Lauderdale Fishing (3/08/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great fishing this week on golden tilefish, amberjacks, sailfish, sharks, wahoo, tuna and more. The action is getting hot in Fort Lauderdale this week.
Monster Hammerhead Shark Caught- Shark Season is Here! (2/26/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Today we caught a monster hammerhead shark. The fish was over 10 feet long and easily 350 pounds if not more. Fought him for 2 hours. Shark fishing is getting hot in Fort Lauderdale.
Sailfish and wahoo fishing heating up in Fort Lauderdale (2/17/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great wahoo and sailfish bite going on in Fort Lauderdale this week. Lots of action in 100-300ft of water on 20-40 pound wahoo and 7 foot long sailfish.
Snapper fishing at night hot in Ft Lauderdale (1/28/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great snapper fishing bite going on in Fort Lauderdale this week. Lots of yellowtails, mangroves, muttons and hog snapper are biting.
Seriously Good Fishing in Fort Lauderdale (1/04/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We've had a helluva week fishing in Ft Lauderdale the past days. Warsaw groupers, wahoo, mahi-mahi, sailfish, sharks... it's all happening now off our coast
Snappers snapping in Fort Lauderdale (1/01/2014)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We caught our limit of vermillion snappers in a little over an hour of fishing today. The snappers are snapping in Fort Lauderdale
Great fishing trip in Fort Lauderdale (12/20/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Today we caught and released 2 sailfish, kept 2 nice mahi-mahi and a big wahoo. Great half day sportfishing charter in Fort Lauderdale.
Great night anchor fishing in Fort Lauderdale (12/14/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The snapper bite is hot, especially at night. Night anchor fishing and chumming for snappers has been great for big mangrove snappers and a few big muttons too.
Bull Dolphin Catch on Sportfishing Charter (12/09/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We caught a really nice bull dolphin today on our sportfishing charter while kite fishing about a mile offshore of Fort Lauderdale.
Sailfish and Dolphin action in Fort Lauderdale (12/05/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Sailfish are biting great in Fort Lauderdale, along with mahi-mahi dolphin. The winter sailfish bite is on!
Great Dolphin Fishing this Week in Ft Lauderdale (11/27/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great dolphin bite going on in Ft Lauderdale this week. We're catching them on both the drift fishing trips and our sportfishing charters.
Another Great Week of Ft Lauderdale Fishing (11/23/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The awesome fishing continues in Ft Lauderdale this week with lots of mahi-mahi dolphin, sailfish jumping in the boat and tunas too.
Off-the-Scale Fishing in Fort Lauderdale (11/15/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] 6 sailfish, 13 dolphin and a monster gag grouper! Great fishing in Fort Lauderdale this week on our sportfishing charters.
Great Dolphin Catching Action in Lauderdale (11/08/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] What an awesome trip of dolphin catching. Caught a whole fish-box full of 10-20 pound mahi-mahi dolphin. Great action on our sportfishing charter.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing at its Best (10/14/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Awesome fishing this week in Fort Lauderdale. Big wahoos, hammerhead sharks, sailfish, dolphin and amberjacks are biting solid.
Amberjacks are Snapping! (10/09/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Amberjacks are snapping on the wreck of Fort Lauderdale. Today we caught 4 big amberjacks and a couple nice sharks. Great fishing for big game fish.
Big Cubera snapper caught in Ft Lauderdale (9/06/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We caught a really nice cubera snapper last night on our anchor trip. Very rare for us in Ft Lauderdale. Also mutton snappers and groupers biting.
Amazing All Day Fishing Trip in Ft Lauderdale (8/29/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Dolphin and wahoo galore today fishing in Ft Lauderdale on the All Day Dolphin trip. Fishing offshore today was amazing, lots of fish.
Snapper Spawn in Ft Lauderdale (6/23/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The full moon in June is the mutton snapper spawn in Ft Lauderdale, which is tonight! The few nights surrounding the full moon are the best snapper fishing nights all year long!
Giant Groupers Biting in Ft Lauderdale (6/19/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] This week we've caught 3 monster warsaw groupers, all between 50-70 pounds. There are also big black groupers, reds and gags on the wrecks too. Deep dropping is all but a sure bet for groupers in Ft Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Fishing Charters (6/13/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Huge warsaw grouper and big mahi-mahi dolphin caught today on our Fort Lauderdale fishing charter. The warsaw was over 70 pound, check out the picture.
Snapper fishing in Fort Lauderdale (6/05/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Awesome snapper fishing bite this week in 60-80ft of water. Yellowtail snappers are biting really good on squid and chunk bait. Catch My Drift caught 69 snapper yesterday
Dolphin and Wahoo Biting in Ft Lauderdale (5/31/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Nice dolphin and wahoo bite going on in Fort Lauderdale the past few days. Good action in only 100-200 ft of water.
Snappers Snapping in Ft Lauderdale Last Night (5/26/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great snapper bite going on in Ft Lauderdale last night. We caught a box full of yellowtail snapper, mangrove snapper and a couple muttons and red grouper.
Snappers Snapping in Fort Lauderdale (5/20/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great snapper bite today fishing in Ft Lauderdale. Caught about 30 red snappers in a little over an hour and a half of fishing!
Snappers and Groupers Biting in Ft Lauderdale (5/09/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Nice snapper and grouper bite today in Ft Lauderdale. The wrecks are holding a lot of vermillion snappers and snowy groupers.
Drift Fishing in Fort Lauderdale (5/05/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Drift fishing getting good in Fort Lauderdale. Kingfish, bonitos, snappers, groupers and blackfin tunas are biting. Let's go fishing!
Groupers biting in Ft Lauderdale (4/17/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] 70 pound warsaw grouper caught fishing today in Ft Lauderdale. Amberjack, cobia, gag groupers too. Fishing is good.
Sailfish and Wahoo Biting Fishing Ft Lauderdale (4/08/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great Sailfish and Wahoo bite going on in Ft Lauderdale this week. Sailfish and mahi-mahi biting on the kite and wahoo are biting while high-speed trolling.
Bluefish Are Snapping In Ft Lauderdale (3/30/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Awesome bluefish bite happening in Fort Lauderdale this week. All fish in the 10-12 pound range and you can catch as many as you want. Over 100 caught this morning.
Awesome Fishing Charter in Ft Lauderdale (3/16/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Off-the-scale fishing today in Ft Lauderdale. Everything was biting... Sailfish, mahi-mahi, almaco jacks, mutton snapper, groupers
Fishing Action in Fort Lauderdale Heating Up (2/20/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Kingfish are starting to bite good, as are bonitos and mahi-mahi. Live baiting on the reef is the best action. Or wreck fishing for jacks is also good action.
165 pound Yellowfin tuna caught on Fort Lauderdale fishing charter (2/11/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] A very rare and unusual 165 pound yellowfin tuna was caught today on the Keeping It Reel in Fort Lauderdale, one of Fishing Headquarters sportfishing charter boats.
Nice Bull Dolphin Just Caught on All Day Fishing trip (1/30/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] We're about 3 hours into our all day trip today and we just boated a 30 pound plus bull dolphin. We've also caught a few small tunas so far. 5 hours left to fish!
Good fishing in Ft Lauderdale on Rainy Day. (1/19/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Monster kingfish caught dragging live baits near the Hollywood sewer. Jumped off a sailfish too and caught a horse-eye jack
Great Bottom Fishing in Ft Lauderdale this week (1/17/2013)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Trolling has slowed down for us, so this week we've been fishing around the shipwrecks. Good action on cobia, grouper, jacks and more.
Great night fishing in Ft Lauderdale this week (12/28/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Night snapper fishing action great this week in Fort Lauderdale. Monster mangrove snappers biting and a lot of mutton snappers too. Yellowtails are small but abundant.
Fort Lauderdale Fishing in July (7/22/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great fishing in July off the coast of Ft Lauderdale. Bonito and kingfish action is solid. Some nice fish biting on the reefs as well.
June Fishing Forecast for Fort Lauderdale (6/12/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Summer is here and the Action is HOT! Get ready for some non-stop action on our reefs with bonitos, kingfish, tunas and more. Snappers snapping at night.
Hammerhead Shark Fishing (6/06/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Nice hammerhead shark caught angling from a wheelchair with a gimble built into it. Hammehead shark was an 8 footer. Sharks are snapping in Fort Lauderdale this week.
Dolphin Biting in Ft Lauderdale (5/28/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Good dolphin bite offshore in Fort Lauderdale today. The fish were 6-8 miles offshore. Aa few bigger dolphin were mixed in.
Ft Lauderdale Drift Fishing for Cobia (5/22/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Strong cobia bite in Ft Lauderdale this week, especially on the drift boats. Multiple cobia caught on almost every trip the past few days. Groupers biting good on the wrecks also.
Fort Lauderdale Sailfishing Action (5/15/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The sailfish action is getting good in Ft Lauderdale this week. Charter boats are catching 2-3 sailfish per trip. Bite is good in 200-300ft of water.
Tunas Fishing Bite Good in Fort Lauderdale This Week (5/11/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Great tuna bite going on in Fort Lauderdale this week. They are biting in 100-150ft of water, average sizes 25-35 pounds. Cobia and kingfish also biting in the same waters.
Fort Lauderdale Grouper Bite is On! (5/03/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Grouper season opened up on May 1 and they are biting good out there. We caught a few groupers, big amberjack, a pile of snappers and a 7ft sailfish.
Fort Lauderdale Tarpon Fishing (5/02/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Tarpon fishing is heating up in Fort Lauderdale. The summer tarpon are already here and hungry! Over the next 2-3 months, they will be everywhere in the Fort Lauderdale Intracoastal.
Hot Snapper Bite Fishing in Fort Lauderdale (4/20/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Snapper fishing getting hot in Fort Lauderdale. Yellowtails coming up close to the boat in the chumline. Mangroves and muttons biting on the bottom.
March Mahi-Mahi Madness (3/15/2012)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] The March dolphin spawn is on and they are biting great. Dolphin are all over the reefs of Fort Lauderdale. Wahoo, sailfish, amberjacks also biting great.
Fort Lauderdale Offshore and Reef Fishing Report (4/17/2009)
[Fort Lauderdale,FL] Huge bull dolphin biting while fishing offshore in Fort Lauderdale. Here is a photo of a 41 pound Bull Dolphin.
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