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Fishing charters in Hobe Sound, FL

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Hobe Sound fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

These waters will yield anything from Mahi Mahi and King Mackerel to Sailfish and Wahoo.

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Inshore fishing charters in Hobe Sound

Hobe Sound is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Hobe Sound. These waters a home to Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, Mutton Snapper, 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

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. 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 Hobe Sound.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Hobe Sound and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Hobe Sound are considered to be May, October and June.

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Offshore fishing charters in Hobe Sound

If you’re looking for offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities miles off the coast. Hobe Sound offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Barracuda can be your next trophy.

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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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

There are about 29 fishing guides in Hobe Sound and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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.

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Best time for offshore fishing

May, October and June will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Hobe Sound.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Hobe Sound

Hobe Sound family-friendly fishing charters will help you experience a memorable fishing trip with your family. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Inshore waters offer consistent year-round fishing through seasonal changes.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. The journey won’t be exhausting, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 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 Hobe Sound

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Hobe Sound. Hobe Sound shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.

These waters will yield anything from Bull Shark and Blacktip Shark to Thresher Shark.

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 occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

Bait is an essential component of any shark fishing adventure. The perfect live or dead bait for targeting sharks could be Mullet, Little Tunny, Landyfish, or Blue Runner. 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 guest. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Hobe Sound and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Hobe Sound.

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Best time for shark fishing in Hobe Sound

You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Hobe Sound.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Hobe Sound

Hobe Sound is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.

Tarpon live in bays, lagoons, and even rivers. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So take a photo of a lifetime, measure your trophy, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person.

In Hobe Sound and nearby cities, there are about 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Hobe Sound

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Hobe Sound are spring and summer. The best months to catch Tarpon are June, May, and April.

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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 anything that you catch.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the people on the vessel.

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 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Hobe Sound?

Popular public boat ramps and marinas near Hobe Sound are:

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