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Fishing charters in El Jobean, FL

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El Jobean fishing charters have easy access to the salt marshes, grassy shallows, bays, nearshore reefs, and deep sea waters.

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

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Inshore fishing charters in El Jobean

El Jobean 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.

These waters will yield anything from Snook and Redfish to Mangrove Snapper and Tarpon.

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. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in El Jobean found on our platform.

You can find about 41 fishing charters in El Jobean and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in El Jobean.

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Best time for inshore fishing

April, June and September will be your next best months for inshore fishing in El Jobean.

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Offshore fishing charters in El Jobean

El Jobean is the perfect place to enjoy some of the best offshore fishing experiences. We have many charter companies to choose from, so you can find the perfect one for you.

Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, and Cobia can be your next catch.

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. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in El Jobean costs $350 for 2 anglers.

In El Jobean and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in El Jobean.

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

April, June and September are the best months for offshore fishing near El Jobean.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in El Jobean

El Jobean family fishing charters provide young and novice anglers an opportunity to experience the day on the water. The fishing charter Captain will teach you about different species of fish and show you various fishing techniques.

Your party will enjoy fun fishing in waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Inshore waters offer consistent year-round fishing through seasonal changes.

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.

On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in El Jobean

A steady flow of warm water makes El Jobean an attractive destination for shark fishing. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the El Jobean shark fishing charters.

El Jobean shark fishing charters will put you on Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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 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.

Oily and bloody bait is the best bet for appealing to sharks. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

There are more than 13 fishing companies in El Jobean and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for shark fishing in El Jobean

Sharks are active all year round in El Jobean, though they are more plentiful from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in El Jobean

Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in El Jobean. You should have a very good chance at catching Tarpon by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. Shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs would be the ideal fishing bait.

Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in 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. Add $50 for each additional person.

In El Jobean and nearby cities, there are about 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in El Jobean

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in El Jobean waters. July, June, and May are the ideal months.

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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 for free.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. 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 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 El Jobean?

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