L&H Sportfishing

Based year round out of Key Biscayne, L & H Sportfishing is a family owned and operated charter fishing business that is easily accessible from downtown Miami. This extremely successful tournament winning team and boat are ready to take you out on the fishing adventure of a lifetime, whether you are looking for a thrilling billfish catch and release, a Swordfish hunting excursion, or an enjoyable family trip.

The L & H is a comfortable and spacious 46 ft Hatteras that is powered by dual Cummins engines for reliability and speed. She is equipped with all the necessary fish finding technology to get her to place well in multiple tournaments as well as putting hundreds of charter guests on their fish of a lifetime over the years. With a flybridge and tuna tower, as well as a host of creature comforts including a bathroom, kitchen with refrigerator, and TV, this boat will accommodate the needs of your whole group. She is also fully kitted out for sportfishing, with outriggers, a fighting chair, and a live bait tank to give you the best chance of reeling in a big one.

The team use a variety of techniques to put you on fish, all depending on the season, the conditions, and the fish you are targeting. They find sight fishing from their huge tower a particularly effective method of fishing for Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Permit, and many other species. They also bottom fish for species such as Tile Fish and Snappers, kite fish in the spring for Sailfish, and troll throughout the year for a wide variety of game fish.

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  • Private trip
    Swordfihsing Trip (Combo)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Fish for Swordfish at day and night. This is a great trip as it allows you to use two very different techniques to catch Swordfish, both of which are very successful. Some of the largest Swordfish are caught on these trips.
  • Private trip
    Night Trip – Swordfishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    up to 6 persons
    Departure time varies according to the time of year and the fishing conditions. Experience fishing for Swordfish at night, the traditional method for catching the species.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Swordfishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Daytime Swordfishing is very different to fishing for the species at night, and presents a completely different challenge. L & H Sportfishing were some of the first pioneers of daytime Swordfishing in the area and have achieved great success using this technique.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Trip runs from 7am-4:30pm. A full day gives you the chance to fish various spots and target a wider range of species. Otherwise, if you have particular species in mind, this will allow you the time to be in the best place to catch it!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Trips can run morning or afternoon 7am-12pm or 12:30-5:30pm. L & H Sportfishing is located just a short boat ride from the blue waters of the gulf stream, meaning a half day trip can be very productive.
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About the Captain

Jimmy David
Key Biscayne, Florida, Estados Unidos
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since Abril 2016
Captain Jimmy has around 30 years experience fishing South Florida's waters. He started going out on the family boat with his father from a very young age, catching his first Sailfish at the age of six and his first Blue Marlin at just 12 years old. Family is very important to him, and his wife and two children are now an essential part of the L & H operation. As well as running charter fishing trips, Captain Jimmy regularly fishes in South Florida tournaments and has many wins and top three finishes under his belt, including the prestigious Sailfish Club of Florida Gold Cup.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Black)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Shark (Blacktip)

Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Skipjack)

Boat Specs

Hatteras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1979, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 520HP Cummins engines.

46 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 30 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
American Express

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (3)
out of 5 stars from 2 reviews
Two keepers
Best boat in the area today
Fishing with Jimmy
Angler Rating
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
Friendly captain
Recommend this charter
Appropriate for children
Satisfied with the boat
Catch intended fish
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Richard B.
Miami, FL

Two keepers

VERIFIED   Febrero 5, 2019
Slow couple of days but out in the Stream with the right crew and gear gets you two big swords
Richard B. recommends L&H Sportfishing
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James W.
United States

Fishing with Jimmy

VERIFIED   Noviembre 16, 2017
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