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Fishing charters in Holmes Beach, FL

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Holmes 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.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Holmes Beach. These waters are filled with Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing. Anglers favorite Holmes Beach for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

Holmes Beach fishing charters will help you to land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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

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Inshore fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Holmes Beach.

You can find 41 fishing charters in Holmes Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Holmes Beach are June, July and May.

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Deep sea fishing charters in Holmes Beach

If you’re looking for a deep sea fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. Holmes Beach deep sea fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

Depending on the season, you can catch Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and many more.

Deep sea 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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Deep sea fishing trip prices

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour deep sea fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The most affordable 4-hour deep sea fishing trip in Holmes Beach costs $350 for 2 anglers.

You can find 29 fishing charters in Holmes Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Holmes Beach.

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour deep sea fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Deep sea 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 deep sea fishing

The best months for deep sea fishing near Holmes Beach are June, July and May.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Holmes Beach

Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in Holmes Beach. 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.

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

Select a 4-hour inshore fishing charter if you are planning a trip to Holmes Beach. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.

On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Holmes Beach

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Holmes Beach, making it a perfect destination for anglers who want to catch game fish. Holmes Beach shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.

Holmes Beach shark fishing charters will put you on Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse 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. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Sharks can be found in offshore and inshore waters. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.

The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. Fishing charter will prepare the correct 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 an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Holmes Beach and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for shark fishing in Holmes Beach

Sharks are active all year round. March through October is the best time for shark fishing in Holmes Beach.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Holmes Beach

Tarpon is a game fish that attracts anglers from all over the world. Holmes Beach Tarpon fishing charters can help you to catch your next trophy fish. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.

Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. 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. An extra person fee is $50.

15 fishing guides can arrange Tarpon fishing near Holmes Beach.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Holmes Beach

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Holmes Beach are spring and 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 everything you need for a fishing trip: tackle, rods, reels, 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 anglers 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Holmes Beach?

Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Holmes Beach are:

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