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Fishing charters in Daytona Beach, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Daytona Beach, FL

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This city is one of Florida’s most visited fisheries. It never fails to mesmerize with the species of fish, and a large number of Daytona Beach fishing charters.

Daytona Beach fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets. Anglers favorite Daytona Beach for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

You can land Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.

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Inshore fishing trip prices

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

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

In Daytona Beach and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Daytona Beach.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Daytona Beach are considered to be June, September and July.

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Offshore fishing charters in Daytona Beach

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

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Daytona Beach. These waters are filled with 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.

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Offshore fishing trip prices

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

The most affordable rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Daytona Beach.

You can find 29 fishing charters in Daytona Beach and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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

The best time to go offshore fishing in Daytona Beach are considered to be June, September and July.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach family-friendly fishing trips are great for beginners, kids, and families. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

Inland waters include creeks, flats, harbors, and small bays. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. It won’t be an exhausting trip, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.

$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 Daytona Beach

Millions of sharks migrate through Daytona Beach waters, making it a perfect shark-fishing destination. Daytona Beach shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.

Depending on the season, you can catch 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Sharks inhabit offshore and inshore waters, from mangrove swamps to reef dropoffs. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

Bait is an essential component of any shark fishing adventure. Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner would be the ideal bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charters prepare the bait before they take off on the water.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

You can find more than 13 fishing charters in Daytona Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Daytona Beach.

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Best time for shark fishing in Daytona Beach

Sharks are active all year round. The best months for targeting sharks in Daytona Beach are from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Daytona Beach

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Daytona Beach waters. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must stay in the water. So be very delicate with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50.

We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Daytona Beach and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Daytona Beach

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Daytona Beach waters. September, August, and July are the ideal months.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide all the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean anything that you catch.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. This license covers all the anglers 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 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Daytona Beach?

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

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