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Whether you are looking for a calm inshore fishing or a deep sea fishing adventure, Cape Coral fishing options are only a click away.
Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, and Spotted Seatrout can be your next trophy.Show all fishing charters
Cape Coral is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.
Cape Coral fishing charters will help you to land Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, 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 extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Cape Coral.
You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Cape Coral and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Cape Coral.Check rates & availability
The best time to go inshore fishing in Cape Coral are considered to be April, June and September.
If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. Cape Coral offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, 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. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Cape Coral found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.
You can find 29 fishing charters in Cape Coral and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Cape Coral.
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.Check rates & availability
The best months for offshore fishing near Cape Coral are April, June and September.
Cape Coral family fishing charters provide young and novice anglers an opportunity to experience the day on the water. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.
Inshore fishing could be your next choice if you prefer to be close to land and away from the wild seas. If an unexpected weather change comes along with inshore fishing, getting to safety is generally minutes away.
Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish and won’t get tired.
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.Check rates & availability
A steady flow of warm water makes Cape Coral an attractive destination for shark fishing. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Cape Coral shark fishing charters.
Depending on the season, Cape Coral shark fishing charters will help you to target Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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 can be found in offshore and inshore waters. Juvenile sharks use estuaries and lagoon areas as nursery grounds, while adults could be found in deeper waters.
Sharks will eat almost any live bait. The perfect live or dead bait for targeting sharks could be Mullet, Little Tunny, Landyfish, or Blue Runner. Your Captain will provide the proper bait for your shark fishing trip.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
In Cape Coral and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.Check rates & availability
You can target sharks all year round. March-October tends to be the best time to catch sharks in Cape Coral.
Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Cape Coral waters. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They are ready to share productive spots and methods with their clients.
Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.
Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So be careful with your catch, take a quick photo, and let it go.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person.
15 fishing guides can arrange Tarpon fishing near Cape Coral.Check rates & availability
Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in Cape Coral. The best months are July, June, and May.
Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, catch cleaning is free of charge.
The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. This license 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. 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 Cape Coral. Most of the fishing charters launch from: