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Fishing charters in Cheval, FL

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Cheval fishing charters have easy access to backwater and deep sea fishing grounds.

Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and Mangrove Snapper can be your next catch.

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Inshore fishing charters in Cheval

Cheval is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages. Anglers favorite Cheval for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and Cobia can be your next trophy.

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

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Inshore fishing trip prices

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The most affordable rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Cheval.

You can find 41 fishing charters in Cheval and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Cheval.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Cheval.

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Deep sea fishing charters in Cheval

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

Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and Blacktip Shark can be your next trophy.

Deep sea 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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Deep sea fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour deep sea fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

The cheapest 4-hour deep sea fishing trip in Cheval found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.

In Cheval and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Cheval.

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour deep sea fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Deep sea fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.

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 deep sea fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for deep sea fishing in Cheval.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Cheval

Cheval is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish and won’t get tired.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Cheval

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Cheval, making it a perfect destination for anglers who want to catch game fish. Hiring a Cheval shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.

Some of the more common sharks you can catch include: 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 prefer to live in shallow coastal waters, nearshore, and even deep sea waters. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Cheval and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Cheval.

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Best time for shark fishing in Cheval

You can target sharks all year round. March-October tends to be the best time to catch sharks in Cheval.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Cheval

Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. Many local charters specialize in putting anglers on Tarpon. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. The best fishing baits are shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be delicate with your catch, take a memorable photo, 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 Cheval.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Cheval

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

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and 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 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Cheval?

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

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