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Gulf Lagoon Beach can be considered the fishing capital of Florida as it's home to a variety of exotic fish and a large fishing charter fleet.
You can reel_in Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Inshore fishing is one of Gulf Lagoon Beach's key attractions. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Gag Grouper, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Gulf Lagoon Beach found on our platform.
In Gulf Lagoon Beach and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Gulf Lagoon Beach.Check rates & availability
September, August and July are the best months for inshore fishing near Gulf Lagoon Beach.
Gulf Lagoon Beach offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open waters, allowing anglers to get a taste of the fishing action on a short trip.
Gulf Lagoon Beach fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, 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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Gulf Lagoon Beach.
You can find about 29 fishing charters in Gulf Lagoon Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.
Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
September, August and July will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Gulf Lagoon Beach.
Gulf Lagoon Beach family-friendly fishing charters will help you experience a memorable fishing trip with your family. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.
Inland waters include creeks, flats, harbors, and small bays. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.
A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.
$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.Check rates & availability
A steady flow of warm water makes Gulf Lagoon Beach an attractive destination for shark fishing. Hiring a Gulf Lagoon Beach shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.
There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near Gulf Lagoon Beach. These waters are home to Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Shortfin Mako Shark, Nurse Shark, and many more.
Note: not all shark species can be caught or landed in Florida. Some species are considered prohibited. These sharks have to be released. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks reside in waters of continental shelves over sandy and coral bottoms. Juvenile sharks use estuaries and lagoon areas as nursery grounds, while adults could be found in deeper waters.
There are many options for bait. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. The type of bait depends on the shark species you want to catch.
On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
You can find more than 13 fishing charters in Gulf Lagoon Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Gulf Lagoon Beach.Check rates & availability
You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Gulf Lagoon Beach.
Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. Local guides specialize in putting anglers on the best Tarpon spots. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.
Tarpon are primarily found in coastal waters, bays, and shallows. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.
Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So take a photo of a lifetime, measure your trophy, and let it go.
$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest.
15 fishing guides can arrange Tarpon fishing near Gulf Lagoon Beach.Check rates & availability
Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Gulf Lagoon Beach waters. 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. It covers all the anglers on the boat.
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 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. The average free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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