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Fishing charters in Atlantic Beach, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Atlantic Beach, FL

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Atlantic Beach is an excellent fishing destination for those who want to try inshore, flats, and offshore fishing.

Local fishing charters can help you reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Atlantic Beach

Inshore fishing is one of Atlantic Beach's key attractions. Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for an experience of a lifetime. Anglers favorite Atlantic Beach for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.

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Inshore fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Atlantic Beach.

You can find more than 41 fishing charters in Atlantic Beach and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Atlantic Beach are June, September and July.

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Offshore fishing charters in Atlantic Beach

If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. Atlantic Beach offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Atlantic Beach. These waters are filled with Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Amberjack, 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.

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Offshore fishing trip prices

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Atlantic Beach costs $350 for 2 anglers.

You can find about 29 fishing charters in Atlantic Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Atlantic 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.

Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.

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Best time for offshore fishing

June, September and July are the best months for offshore fishing near Atlantic Beach.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach family-friendly fishing charters provide trips for anglers of all ages. Your family can learn various fishing techniques and catch different species of fish.

In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A family-friendly 4-hour fishing trip could be a perfect choice for a group with kids. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Atlantic Beach

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Atlantic Beach. Atlantic Beach shark fishing charters are experienced in targeting various species of sharks.

There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near Atlantic Beach. These waters are home to Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse 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 occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Young sharks reside in shallow waters, while deep waters are home to adult species.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Fishing charters prepare the best bait depending on the targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Atlantic Beach and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for shark fishing in Atlantic Beach

Sharks are active all year round. March through October is the best time for shark fishing in Atlantic Beach.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local guides specialize in putting anglers on the best Tarpon spots. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon live in bays, lagoons, and even rivers. The best fishing baits are shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. By law, Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your catch, take a quick photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.

We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Atlantic Beach and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Atlantic Beach

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in Atlantic Beach. The best months to catch Tarpon are September, August, and July.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

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 with no additional payments.

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.

What to bring on a fishing charter trip?

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.

How to book a fishing charter trip?

You can make a reservation with a 10-30% 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. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Atlantic Beach?

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