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Whether you are planning a family-friendly fishing charter or a deep sea fishing adventure Apollo Beach fishing charters will show you the best fishing spots.
You can land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Inshore fishing is one of Apollo Beach's key attractions. From the exciting Tarpon fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Apollo Beach.
You can find about 41 fishing charters in Apollo Beach and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.Check rates & availability
The best months for inshore fishing near Apollo Beach are June, July and May.
If you’re looking for offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities miles off the coast. Apollo Beach offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.
There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Apollo Beach. These waters are filled with Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and many more.
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
On average, the price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Apollo Beach costs $350 for 2 anglers.
You can find more than 29 fishing companies in Apollo Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Apollo Beach.
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
June, July and May will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Apollo Beach.
Apollo Beach family-friendly fishing charters will help you experience a memorable fishing trip with your family. This trip is more than just fishing; it offers education and fun for kids.
Try inshore fishing because it takes place in waters like bays, harbors, flats, and creeks. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.
Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish and won’t get tired.
$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.Check rates & availability
Apollo Beach waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Apollo Beach shark fishing charters.
There are a lot of options for your next shark fishing trip near Apollo Beach. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull Shark, and many more.
Note: you can keep certain Florida shark species, but most sharks are off-limits for harvesting. These sharks have to be released. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.
Sharks are known to inhabit shallows, reefs, shipwrecks, sandy bottoms, and even deep sea waters. Depending on the size, sharks could be found from the shallow grounds to the offshore waters.
Live bait is preferred for shark fishing. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
You can find about 13 fishing charters in Apollo Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Apollo Beach.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round in Apollo Beach, though they are more plentiful from March through October.
Apollo Beach is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Apollo Beach guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the productive spots and fishing methods.
Tarpon can be found in inlets, shallows, and bays. Top fishing bait would be mullet, carb, pinfish, and shrimp.
Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be very delicate with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.
$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Apollo Beach and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
Tarpon fishing season in Apollo Beach is late spring through summer. The peak months are August, July, and June.
Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean anything that you catch.
Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the people 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
There are several boat ramps and marinas near Apollo Beach. Most of the fishing charters launch from: