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Fishing charters in Franklintown, FL

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

Franklintown fishing charters will put you on Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Franklintown

Franklintown is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip. Anglers favorite Franklintown for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Franklintown. These waters a home to Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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 extra angler. 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 Franklintown.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Franklintown and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Franklintown.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Franklintown are considered to be June, September and July.

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Offshore fishing charters in Franklintown

Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Franklintown offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open water. They can put you in the best fishing spots

Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Amberjack, 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

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 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 $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Franklintown.

You can find 29 fishing charters in Franklintown and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Franklintown.

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

June, September and July will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Franklintown.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Franklintown

Franklintown is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. This trip is more than just fishing; it offers education and fun for kids.

In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

If you are planning a vacation to Franklintown, take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing charter. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish 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 accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Franklintown

A steady flow of warm water makes Franklintown an attractive destination for shark fishing. Franklintown shark fishing charters provide safe and fun adventures for anglers looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

These waters will yield anything from Blacktip Shark and Bonnethead Shark to Bull Shark and Nurse Shark.

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 are known to inhabit shallows, reefs, shipwrecks, sandy bottoms, and even deep sea waters. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.

Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. 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. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

In Franklintown and nearby cities, there are more than 13 shark fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Franklintown.

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Best time for shark fishing in Franklintown

You can target sharks all year round. March-October tends to be the best time to catch sharks in Franklintown.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Franklintown

Franklintown is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon can be found in intels, shallows, and bays. The go-to bait for Tarpon fishing would be shrimps, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a photo of a lifetime, 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.

There are 15 fishing guides in Franklintown and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Franklintown

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in Franklintown. The ideal months are September, August, and July.

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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 with no additional payments.

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

An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit 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. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Franklintown?

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

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