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DeLand can be considered the fishing capital of Florida as it's home to a variety of exotic fish and a large fishing charter fleet.
Local fishing charters can help you reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.Show all fishing charters
DeLand inshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
You can reel_in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in DeLand found on our platform.
You can find 41 fishing charters in DeLand and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in DeLand.Check rates & availability
June, September and July will be your next best months for inshore fishing in DeLand.
If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. DeLand offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.
DeLand fishing charters will put you on 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.Show all offshore fishing charters
$682 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in DeLand found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.
There are about 29 fishing guides in DeLand and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.
Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
June, September and July will be your next best months for offshore fishing in DeLand.
DeLand family-friendly fishing charters specialize in trips for anglers of all ages. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.
You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.
Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.Check rates & availability
Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of DeLand. DeLand shark fishing charters have vast experience in targeting different shark species.
There are a variety of options for your next shark fishing trip near DeLand. These waters are a playground for Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, and many more.
Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in Florida and cannot be kept as a trophy. These sharks have to be released. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.
Sharks are known to inhabit shallows, reefs, shipwrecks, sandy bottoms, and even deep sea waters. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.
Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. 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.
On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
In DeLand and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.Check rates & availability
You can target sharks all year round. March through October are the best months for shark fishing in DeLand.
Tarpon fishing is the most exciting fishing trip you can have in DeLand. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.
Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.
Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only 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.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.
In DeLand and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing guides specialized in Tarpon fishing.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in DeLand are spring and summer. The peak months for Tarpon fishing are September, August, and July.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.
A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. It covers all the people on the vessel.
A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning 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 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.
Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near DeLand are: