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Fruit Cove fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.
Fruit Cove fishing charters will put you on Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Fruit Cove 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.
These waters will yield anything from Redfish and Southern Flounder to Cobia and Spotted Seatrout.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. 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 Fruit Cove found on our platform.
In Fruit Cove and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Fruit Cove.Check rates & availability
June, September and July are the best months for inshore fishing near Fruit Cove.
Fruit Cove offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open waters, allowing anglers to get a taste of the fishing action on a short trip.
You can land 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 base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Fruit Cove found on our platform.
There are about 29 fishing guides in Fruit Cove and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.
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.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
The best months for offshore fishing near Fruit Cove are June, September and July.
Fruit Cove family fishing charters allow families to have a fantastic fishing experience on a budget. It’s the best way to introduce your children to sport fishing and show various saltwater fish species.
Your party will enjoy fun fishing in waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Because of the shallower depths, the calm inland waters are great for family fishing.
Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish 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. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.Check rates & availability
A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Fruit Cove, making it a perfect destination for anglers who want to catch game fish. Fruit Cove shark fishing charters provide safe and fun adventures for anglers looking to try their hands at shark fishing.
Fruit Cove is home to many different shark species: Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks inhabit inshore and deep water near reef dropoffs. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.
Using dead bait is the most consistent way to catch sharks. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. Fishing charter will prepare the correct bait for your shark fishing trip.
On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
There are about 13 fishing guides in Fruit Cove and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Fruit Cove.Check rates & availability
You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Fruit Cove.
Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. You should have a very good chance at catching Tarpon by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.
Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.
Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. If you catch a Tarpon over 40 inches, avoid removing it from the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Fruit Cove.Check rates & availability
Tarpon fishing season in Fruit Cove is late spring through summer. The best months to catch Tarpon are September, August, and July.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, catch cleaning is free of charge.
A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit 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 make a reservation 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.
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