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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or an offshore fishing adventure, Hillsboro Beach fishing charters will put you in the best spots.
There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Hillsboro Beach. These waters are filled with Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Hillsboro Beach is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.
These waters will yield anything from Mangrove Snapper and Cobia to Mutton Snapper and Tarpon.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. 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 Hillsboro Beach.
You can find about 41 fishing charters in Hillsboro Beach and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.Check rates & availability
The best time to go inshore fishing in Hillsboro Beach are considered to be May, October and June.
If you're looking for a unique offshore fishing experience, Hillsboro Beach is the place to be. With world-class fishing charters available, you're sure to reel in a big catch.
Local fishing charters can help you reel in Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, 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
On average, the price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Hillsboro Beach.
There are about 29 fishing guides in Hillsboro Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.
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.Check rates & availability
The best months for offshore fishing near Hillsboro Beach are May, October and June.
Hillsboro Beach family-friendly fishing charters will help you experience a memorable fishing trip with your family. Local Captains know a lot about the species of fish you will be targeting. They can answer your questions about fishing and show you various fishing techniques.
Try inshore fishing because it takes place in waters like bays, harbors, flats, and creeks. These waters offer consistent fishing even on windy days.
If you are planning a vacation to Hillsboro Beach, take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing charter. Your family won’t get tired during a short outing.
$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.Check rates & availability
Millions of sharks migrate through Hillsboro Beach waters, making it a perfect shark-fishing destination. Hillsboro Beach shark fishing charters are experienced in targeting various species of sharks.
Local shark fishing charters target a variety of sharks including species like Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako 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 offshore and inshore waters, from mangrove swamps to reef dropoffs. Young sharks reside in shallow waters, while deep waters are home to adult species.
Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. The perfect live or dead bait for targeting sharks could be Mullet, Little Tunny, Landyfish, or Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.
$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Hillsboro Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round in Hillsboro Beach, though they are more plentiful from March through October.
Hillsboro Beach is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.
Tarpon inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. Pinfish, mullet, and crabs are the go-to bait for Tarpon fishing.
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 few photos, and let it go.
$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Hillsboro Beach and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. The best months are June, May, and April.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, catch cleaning is free of charge.
The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.
A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning 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. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Hillsboro Beach are: