FAQ page contains most common questions.

If you have a special request for a captain, say desirable departure time or anything else, you can mention it while checkout.

If you want to contact us right now, please, use one of the following options:

Fishing charters in Hernando Beach, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Hernando Beach, FL

Good to Know

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

You can reel_in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more.

Show all fishing charters

Inshore fishing charters in Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

You can reel_in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.

Show all inshore fishing charters

Inshore fishing trip prices

$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 up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Hernando Beach costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Hernando Beach and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Hernando Beach.

Check rates & availability

Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Hernando Beach are August, May and September.

Popular inshore fish species

Popular inshore fishing charters

Show all inshore fishing charters

Offshore fishing charters in Hernando Beach

Hernando 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.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, 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

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. 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 Hernando Beach.

You can find more than 29 fishing companies in Hernando Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Hernando Beach.

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

Best time for offshore fishing

The best months for offshore fishing near Hernando Beach are August, May and September.

Popular offshore fish species

Popular offshore fishing charters

Show all offshore fishing charters

Family-friendly fishing charters in Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various fish species.

Inshore fishing could be your next choice if you prefer to be close to land and away from the wild seas. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. It won’t be an exhausting trip, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.

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

Check rates & availability

Popular family-friendly fishing charters

Show all family fishing charters

Shark fishing charters in Hernando Beach

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Hernando Beach, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. Hernando Beach shark fishing charters provide safe and fun adventures for anglers looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near Hernando Beach. These waters are home to Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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. 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.

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. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

In Hernando Beach and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Hernando Beach.

Check rates & availability

Best time for shark fishing in Hernando Beach

You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Hernando Beach.

Popular shark species

Popular shark fishing charters

Show all shark fishing charters

Tarpon fishing charters in Hernando Beach

Hernando Beach is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. Hernando Beach guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the productive spots and efficient methods.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. Pinfish, mullet, and crabs are the go-to bait for Tarpon fishing.

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

Tarpon fishing rates

$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 companies can help you with Tarpon fishing in Hernando Beach and nearby cities.

Check rates & availability

Best time for Tarpon fishing in Hernando Beach

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Hernando Beach waters. The best months to catch Tarpon are August, July, and June.

Popular Tarpon fishing charters

Show all tarpon fishing charters

FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide everything you need for a fishing trip: tackle, rods, reels, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.

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 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. 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 Hernando Beach?

Here is the list of popular meeting points near Hernando Beach:

Show fishing charters nearby

Nearby fishing destinations