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Fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park, FL

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East Lake-Orient Park fishing charters have easy access to backwater and deep sea fishing grounds.

You can land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park

East Lake-Orient Park is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. From the exciting Tarpon fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.

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

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 base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. 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 East Lake-Orient Park.

You can find 41 fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in East Lake-Orient Park.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for inshore fishing in East Lake-Orient Park.

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Offshore fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park

East Lake-Orient Park offshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds in the open water: from nearshore reef fishing to offshore fishing at the Continental Shelf.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, 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 angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in East Lake-Orient Park found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.

You can find about 29 fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in East Lake-Orient Park.

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.

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 offshore fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for offshore fishing in East Lake-Orient Park.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park

Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in East Lake-Orient Park. It’s the best way to introduce your children to sport fishing and show various saltwater fish species.

The beautiful inshore waters of East Lake-Orient Park allow for a great amount of fishing and fun. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. This short trip is perfect for kids because they 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 an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park

East Lake-Orient Park waters are home to an abundant population of various shark species. East Lake-Orient Park shark fishing charters will help you target famous ocean predators of all sizes.

East Lake-Orient Park shark fishing charters can help you reel in Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Coastal, shelf, and island waters are home to various species of sharks. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Live bait for shark fishing consists of Ladyfish, Mullet, Little Tunny, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charters prepare the bait before they take off on the water.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

You can find 13 fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in East Lake-Orient Park.

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Best time for shark fishing in East Lake-Orient Park

Sharks are active all year round. March through October is the best time for shark fishing in East Lake-Orient Park.

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Tarpon fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park

Tarpon fishing is the most exciting fishing trip you can have in East Lake-Orient Park. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will provide you with the best bait and show you all the productive spots.

Tarpon live in bays, lagoons, and even rivers. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. And keep in mind that 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

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

You can find 15 fishing charters in East Lake-Orient Park and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in East Lake-Orient Park

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in East Lake-Orient Park. The perfect months are August, July, and June.

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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 for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.

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 East Lake-Orient Park?

There are several boat ramps and marinas near East Lake-Orient Park. Most of the fishing charters launch from:

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