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Fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach, FL

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Whether you are planning a family-friendly fishing charter or a deep sea fishing adventure Carrabelle Beach fishing charters will show you the best fishing spots.

There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Carrabelle Beach. Local waters a playground for Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach

Inshore fishing is one of Carrabelle Beach's key attractions. Anglers favorite Carrabelle Beach for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

These waters will yield anything from Redfish and Southern Flounder to Spanish Mackerel and Cobia.

Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, 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. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Carrabelle Beach found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Carrabelle Beach and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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Best time for inshore fishing

August, May and September will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Carrabelle Beach.

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Offshore fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach

Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Carrabelle Beach offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open water. They can put you in the best fishing spots

Carrabelle Beach fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, 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

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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

In Carrabelle Beach and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Carrabelle Beach.

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.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

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Best time for offshore fishing

August, May and September will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Carrabelle Beach.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach

Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in Carrabelle Beach. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various fish species.

You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. These waters offer consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. The kids will learn more about fish species and won’t get bored.

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach

Carrabelle Beach waters are home to an abundant population of various shark species. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a Carrabelle Beach shark fishing charter.

There are a lot of options for your next shark fishing trip near Carrabelle Beach. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Sharks can be found in offshore and inshore waters. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. Fishing charter will prepare the correct bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

In Carrabelle Beach and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Carrabelle Beach.

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Best time for shark fishing in Carrabelle Beach

You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Carrabelle Beach.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach

Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in Carrabelle Beach. Carrabelle Beach guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the productive spots and efficient methods.

Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. Pinfish, mullet, and crabs are the go-to bait for Tarpon fishing.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So be very delicate with your catch and release it as quickly as possible.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50.

You can find 15 fishing charters in Carrabelle Beach and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Carrabelle Beach

Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. The best months for Tarpon fishing are August, July, and June.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean anything that you catch.

Captains provide 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 reserve a trip 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. 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 Carrabelle Beach?

Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Carrabelle Beach are:

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