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Fishing charters in Aventura, FL

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Aventura fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Barracuda can be your next trophy.

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Inshore fishing charters in Aventura

Aventura is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

These waters will yield anything from Mangrove Snapper and Cobia to Mutton Snapper and Tarpon.

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 extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Aventura.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Aventura and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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Best time for inshore fishing

May, October and June will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Aventura.

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Offshore fishing charters in Aventura

While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Aventura offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.

These waters will yield anything from Mahi Mahi and King Mackerel to Sailfish and Wahoo.

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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Aventura found on our platform.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Aventura and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Aventura.

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.

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Best time for offshore fishing

May, October and June are the best months for offshore fishing near Aventura.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Aventura

Aventura family-friendly fishing trips are great for beginners, kids, and families. Local Captains know a lot about the species of fish you will be targeting. They can answer your questions about fishing and show you various fishing techniques.

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.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.

$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 Aventura

Aventura is one of the best destinations for shark fishing because a wide variety of sharks are found in local waters. Aventura shark fishing charters will help you target famous ocean predators of all sizes.

Aventura shark fishing charters will put you on Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako 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 inhabit inshore and deep water near reef dropoffs. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Aventura 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 Aventura

Most of the non-prohibited shark species can be caught any time of the year. The best months for shark fishing in Aventura are March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Aventura

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Aventura waters. Aventura guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you various fishing methods and productive spots.

Tarpon inhabit flats, inshore, and backcountry waters. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

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 trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest.

We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Aventura.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Aventura

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Aventura are spring and summer. The perfect months are June, May, and April.

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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 for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.

A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning 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 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Aventura?

There are several boat ramps and marinas near Aventura. Most of the fishing charters launch from:

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