FAQ page contains most common questions.
If you have a special request for a captain, say desirable departure time or anything else, you can mention it while checkout.
If you want to contact us right now, please, use one of the following options:
Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Amelia Island fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Amelia Island is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Amelia Island found on our platform.
In Amelia Island and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Amelia Island.Check rates & availability
June, September and July are the best months for inshore fishing near Amelia Island.
Nothing beats fishing in the open water. Amelia Island offshore fishing charters have unique access to nearshore and offshore fishing grounds.
Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Amberjack, and Mahi Mahi can be your next trophy.
Offshore fishing trips are good for experienced anglers, groups for friends, and those who want to reel in a bigger catch. Be ready to travel into the federal waters miles off the coast.Show all offshore fishing charters
$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Amelia Island costs $350 for 2 anglers.
In Amelia Island and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Amelia Island.
Keep in mind that it takes time to get to the best offshore fishing spots. It’s better to take a 6-hour offshore fishing trip if you want more fishing action.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
The best months for offshore fishing near Amelia Island are June, September and July.
Amelia Island family-friendly fishing charters offer short trips for a quick outing — perfect for families with kids. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.
Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.
Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.Check rates & availability
A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Amelia Island, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. Hiring a Amelia Island shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.
Depending on the season, you can catch Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, and many more.
Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in Florida and cannot be kept as a trophy. These sharks have to be released. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.
Oily and bloody bait is the best bet for appealing to sharks. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.
$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Amelia Island and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round in Amelia Island, though they are more plentiful from March through October.
Tarpon is one of the top trophy fish you can target on Amelia Island fishing charters. Many local charters specialize in putting anglers on Tarpon. They are ready to share their knowledge and fishing techniques with any potential angler on their fishing charters.
Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. You can catch it on live bait with crabs, pinfish, or mullet.
Note: Tarpon are a protected catch-and-release-only species. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So take a photo of a lifetime, measure your trophy, and let it go.
$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.
In Amelia Island and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing charters specialized in Tarpon fishing.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Amelia Island are spring and summer. The best months to catch Tarpon are September, August, and July.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide everything you need for a fishing trip: tackle, rods, reels, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.
Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit to fish in the federal waters.
Depending on the weather, Captains recommend bringing sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, long sleeve shirt, hat, windbreaker, waterproof jacket, waterproof pans, appropriate non-skid footwear, gloves, your medicines, bug bite cream, sanitizer, drinks, and snacks.
Bring your freshwater license if you are planning to fish in the freshwater.
Some Captains don’t recommend bringing spray sunscreen, liquor, weapons, fireworks, and inappropriate footwear.
You can book a trip with a 10-20% deposit.
The remaining balance has to be paid directly to the Captain on the day of your trip or upon arrival.
The deposit could be refunded if you cancel the trip before the cancellation deadline. On average, a free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
Popular public boat ramps and marinas near Amelia Island are: