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Fishing charters in Dekle Beach, FL

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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or an offshore fishing adventure, Dekle Beach fishing charters will put you in the best spots.

Dekle Beach fishing charters will put you on Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Dekle Beach

Dekle Beach is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and Spotted Seatrout 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

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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

There are about 41 fishing guides in Dekle Beach and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Dekle Beach are August, May and September.

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Offshore fishing charters in Dekle Beach

If you're looking for an offshore fishing trip that will take your breath away, Dekle Beach fishing is the perfect place for you. You'll never run out of places to fish with miles of open water to explore.

You can land 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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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

There are about 29 fishing guides in Dekle Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Dekle Beach.

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 Dekle Beach are considered to be August, May and September.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Dekle Beach

Dekle Beach family-friendly fishing charters provide trips for anglers of all ages. Your family can learn various fishing techniques and catch different species of fish.

The beautiful inshore waters of Dekle Beach allow for a great amount of fishing and fun. Because of the shallower depths, the calm inland waters are great for family fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — perfect for kids because they will learn something new 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 angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Dekle Beach

One of the world’s most famous game fish, sharks, are plentiful in the waters near Dekle Beach. Dekle Beach shark fishing charters are perfect for families with young children or those who are looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

Depending on the season, Dekle Beach shark fishing charters will help you to target Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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 occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

Oily and bloody bait is the best bet for appealing to sharks. It could be Mullet, Bonita, Blue Runner, or Ladyfish. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Dekle Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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Best time for shark fishing in Dekle Beach

You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Dekle Beach.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Dekle Beach

Dekle Beach is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They are ready to share their knowledge and fishing techniques with any potential angler on their fishing charters.

Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.

Note: Tarpon fishing is catch-and-release-only. If you catch a Tarpon over 40 inches, avoid removing it from the water. So be very delicate with your catch and release it as quickly as possible.

Tarpon fishing rates

On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50.

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

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Dekle Beach

Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. August, July, and June are the best 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 the catch with no additional payments.

The trip price includes 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. The average 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 Dekle Beach?

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

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