miami saltwater fishing
light tackle charter fishing in miami, miami beach and ft lauderdale for sailfish, tarpon, kingfish, dolphin and swordfish.  Miami fishing charters/fishing charters in miami

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Now that you've read through the other pages of the website and you'd like to book a charter, there are only a few other questions you might have in mind.

  • How do I book a charter?
  • Is a deposit required?
  • How do I pay for the charter?
  • How many people can go on the charter?
  • Can I go as part of another group?
  • What about a fishing license?
  • What is your cancellation policy?
  • I've gone out numerous times on my own and have had little to no success. Will you teach me how to fish?
  • Can you come on my boat and take me fishing?
  • How much does it cost?

  • Let's answer all of these questions.:

    How Do I Book A Charter?
    The first thing you have to know, is that I book trips on a first come, first serve basis. The further in advance you book a trip, the more likely you'll get the date or dates that you desire, especially in the January - June time frame.

    There are several ways to contact me.

    When calling my phone number, if you get my voice mail, leave a message with a number where I can reach you. I'll be notified, immediately, of the message and get back with you just as soon as I can.
    top of page

    Is A Deposit Required?
    Yes, I require a $100 deposit to hold each date you want to book. The deposit, in the exact amount, should be paid to Captain Gil Gutierrez via paypal. When I receive the deposit, I will send you a receipt.

    (see bottom of the page for paypal button)
    top of page

    How Do I Pay For The Charter?
    We accept cash or credit cards.
    top of page

    How many people can go on the charter?
    The maximum number of people I can take is four (4). It makes no difference whether they are adults or children.
    top of page

    Can I go as part of another group?
    This is known as a split group, split party, or split charter. I DO NOT arrange them. When you book a charter with me, you are booking my boat for yourself or group of up to four (4) people.
    top of page

    What About a Fishing License?
    All adults are required to have a fishing license. I purchase a license each year that covers everyone who fishes aboard my boat, so it is not necessary for you to purchase a temporary fishing license.
    top of page

    What Is Your Cancellation Policy?
    Weather conditions are the main reason a charter will either be cancelled or postponed to another date.

    If, based on the Captain's knowledge of local weather conditions, the seas are too high or rough; we will reschedule the charter to another date. If this can't be done, then the deposit will be refunded. If you contact me 2 wweeks in advance to cancel the charter, your deposit will be refunded in full.

    If you are a "no-show", you will forfeit the deposit.

    Refunds of a deposit for any other reason will be handled on a case by case basis.
    top of page

    I've Gone Out Numerous Times On My Own And Have Had Little To No Success. Will You Teach Me How To Fish?
    Yes I can, however, it has to be on my boat. Once you've spent the day learning on my boat, you can go out on your own boat and practice what you've learned.
    top of page

    Can You Come Out On My Boat And Take Me Fishing?
    No. Due to liability reasons, my insurance policy will only allow me to take charters out on my boat.
    top of page

We Proudly accept:
we accept these credit cards

LUCKY FISHING CHARTERS offers a wide variety of charters. We can customize your trip depending on your needs, seasonal fishing and even the moons and tides. Check our normal charter times below and give us a call to book your next charter fishing trip in Miami

FULL DAY
8 Hours
7 am - 3 pm
$750.00
3/4 DAY
6 Hours
7 am - 1 pm
$650.00
1/2 DAY
4 Hours
7 am - 11 am or 12-noon - 4 pm
$550.00
December to June is the height of the Miami Tarpon Season. We offer both 4 hour
and 6 hour evening Tarpon trips.
December to June is also the height of both the Sailfish and Kingfish Seasons. Lucky Fishing Charters can customize your trip with a half day of Sailfish and Kingfish topped off with a 4 hour evening of Tarpon fishing. The Price is $850.00
Click here for more info on our charters and rates

All rates are C.O.D. upon return to the dock. We require a $100 deposit when you book your trip. Looking for a corporate event, or a large group get-together, we can also put together multiple boats for day trips. Call for reservations and rates.

Date you would like to fish.