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Fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates, FL

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Gulf Gate Estates is an excellent fishing destination for those who want to try inshore, flats, and offshore fishing.

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

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Inshore fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates

Inshore fishing is one of Gulf Gate Estates's key attractions. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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 price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Gulf Gate Estates costs $200 for 2 anglers.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Gulf Gate Estates and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Gulf Gate Estates.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Gulf Gate Estates are June, July and May.

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Offshore fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates

If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. Gulf Gate Estates offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

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 accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Gulf Gate Estates found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.

You can find more than 29 fishing companies in Gulf Gate Estates and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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.

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Best time for offshore fishing

The best months for offshore fishing near Gulf Gate Estates are June, July and May.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates

Gulf Gate Estates family-friendly fishing charters specialize in trips for anglers of all ages. 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. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.

On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates

Gulf Gate Estates waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. Gulf Gate Estates shark fishing charters will help you target famous ocean predators of all sizes.

Depending on the season, Gulf Gate Estates shark fishing charters will help you to target 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. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Sharks inhabit various waters, from shallow to deep. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.

Oily and bloody bait is the best bet for appealing to sharks. It could be Mullet, Bonita, Blue Runner, or Ladyfish. Your Captain will provide the proper bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Gulf Gate Estates and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Gulf Gate Estates.

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Best time for shark fishing in Gulf Gate Estates

You can target sharks all year round. March through October are the best months for shark fishing in Gulf Gate Estates.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Gulf Gate Estates

Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in Gulf Gate Estates. Gulf Gate Estates Tarpon fishing charters can help you to catch your next trophy fish. They will provide you with the best bait and show you all the productive spots.

Tarpon inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.

Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. 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. Add $50 for each additional guest.

15 fishing guides can arrange Tarpon fishing near Gulf Gate Estates.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Gulf Gate Estates

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in Gulf Gate Estates. The peak 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, Captains clean the catch for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.

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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Gulf Gate Estates?

Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Gulf Gate Estates are:

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