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Fishing charters in Holiday, FL

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

Local fishing charters can help you reel in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Holiday

If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Holiday to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

Holiday fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Redfish, Southern Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, 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 price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Holiday.

In Holiday and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Holiday are considered to be August, May and September.

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Offshore fishing charters in Holiday

Holiday offers some of the best offshore fishing in the country. With knowledgeable guides, you'll be sure to have a great time.

There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Holiday. Local waters a playground for 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.

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Offshore fishing trip prices

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Holiday.

You can find 29 fishing charters in Holiday 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.

Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.

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Best time for offshore fishing

The best time to go offshore fishing in Holiday are considered to be August, May and September.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Holiday

Holiday family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. It’s the best way to introduce your children to sport fishing and show various saltwater fish species.

Usually, family-friendly fishing trips take place in calm waters like creeks and small bays. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a short half-day 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 guest fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Holiday

Sharks are plentiful all year round, from the shallow flats to the offshore waters near Holiday. Holiday shark fishing charters will help you target famous ocean predators of all sizes.

Holiday is home to many different shark species: Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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.

Good shark fishing is along the coral or the sandy bottoms, river mouths, bays, and offshore waters. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

There are many options for bait. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. Your Captain will provide the proper bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Holiday and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Holiday.

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Best time for shark fishing in Holiday

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Holiday

Tarpon is a game fish that attracts anglers from all over the world. You should have a very good chance at catching Tarpon by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you all the productive spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be very careful with your trophy, take a quick photo, and release your catch.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

You can find 15 fishing charters in Holiday and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Holiday

Tarpon fishing season in Holiday is late spring through summer. The best months are August, July, and June.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

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. This license 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. 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 Holiday?

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