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Fishing charters in Fort Hamer, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Fort Hamer, FL

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Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Fort Hamer fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.

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

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Inshore fishing charters in Fort Hamer

If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Fort Hamer to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.

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

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. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Fort Hamer.

In Fort Hamer and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Fort Hamer.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Fort Hamer.

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Offshore fishing charters in Fort Hamer

Fort Hamer offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open waters, allowing anglers to get a taste of the fishing action on a short trip.

Fort Hamer fishing charters will help you to land 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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Fort Hamer.

There are more than 29 fishing companies in Fort Hamer and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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 are the best months for offshore fishing near Fort Hamer.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Fort Hamer

Fort Hamer family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to bring your family together and have a fun fishing trip. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.

The beautiful inshore waters of Fort Hamer 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

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 base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Fort Hamer

One of the world’s most famous game fish, sharks, are plentiful in the waters near Fort Hamer. Fort Hamer shark fishing charters will help you target famous ocean predators of all sizes.

Depending on the season, Fort Hamer shark fishing charters will help you to target Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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 various waters, from shallow to deep. Depending on the size, sharks could be found from the shallow grounds to the offshore waters.

There are many options for bait. Top bait for shark fishing would be Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Fort Hamer and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Fort Hamer.

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Best time for shark fishing in Fort Hamer

You can target sharks all year round. March through October are the best months for shark fishing in Fort Hamer.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Fort Hamer

Fort Hamer attracts ambitious anglers looking to target Tarpon. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. By law, 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

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50.

You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Fort Hamer and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Fort Hamer

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Fort Hamer waters. The ideal months are August, July, and June.

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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, catch cleaning is free of charge.

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 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. 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 Fort Hamer?

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

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