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Butler Beach is an excellent fishing destination for those who want to experience backcountry, fly fishing, and deep sea fishing.
You can land Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Butler Beach waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.
Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and Redfish can be your next catch.
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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Butler Beach.
There are about 41 fishing guides in Butler Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Butler Beach.Check rates & availability
The best time to go inshore fishing in Butler Beach are considered to be June, September and July.
While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Butler Beach offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.
Depending on the season, you can catch 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.Show all offshore fishing charters
$682 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Butler Beach.
You can find more than 29 fishing charters in Butler Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.
Tip: It takes some time to get to the offshore fishing spots. So it’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience.
Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.Check rates & availability
June, September and July will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Butler Beach.
Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in Butler Beach. The fishing charter Captain will teach you about different species of fish and show you various fishing techniques.
Try inshore fishing because it takes place in waters like bays, harbors, flats, and creeks. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.
Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. This short trip is perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.
On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.Check rates & availability
A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Butler Beach, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. Butler Beach shark fishing charters provide safe and fun adventures for anglers looking to try their hands at shark fishing.
There are a lot of options for your next shark fishing trip near Butler Beach. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, and many more.
Note: not all shark species can be caught or landed in Florida. Some species are considered prohibited. 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. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.
Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. The type of bait depends on the shark species you want to catch.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
You can find about 13 fishing charters in Butler Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Butler Beach.Check rates & availability
Most of the non-prohibited shark species can be caught any time of the year. The best months for shark fishing in Butler Beach are March through October.
Tarpon fishing is one of the most thrilling fishing experiences you can have in Butler Beach. Butler Beach Tarpon fishing charters can help you to catch your next trophy fish. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.
Tarpon can be found in inlets, shallows, and bays. You can catch it on live bait with crabs, pinfish, or mullet.
Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.
In Butler Beach and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing guides specialized in Tarpon fishing.Check rates & availability
Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. The ideal months 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. 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 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.
There are several boat ramps and marinas near Butler Beach. Most of the fishing charters launch from: