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Indian Rocks Beach fishing charters have easy access to the salt marshes, grassy shallows, bays, nearshore reefs, and deep sea waters.
There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Indian Rocks Beach. These waters are filled with Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Inshore fishing is one of Indian Rocks Beach's key attractions. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.
Local fishing charters can help you reel in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$465 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Indian Rocks Beach costs $200 for 2 anglers.
You can find more than 41 fishing charters in Indian Rocks Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Indian Rocks Beach.Check rates & availability
The best time to go inshore fishing in Indian Rocks Beach are considered to be June, July and May.
Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Indian Rocks Beach offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open water. They can put you in the best fishing spots
Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, 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
$770 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
The most affordable rates start at $595 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Indian Rocks Beach.
In Indian Rocks Beach and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Indian Rocks 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.
Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.Check rates & availability
June, July and May are the best months for offshore fishing near Indian Rocks Beach.
Indian Rocks Beach family-friendly fishing trips are great for beginners, kids, and families. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.
The beautiful inshore waters of Indian Rocks Beach allow for a great amount of fishing and fun. Your family can focus on peaceful fishing, thanks to the clear inshore waters.
Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.
$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person 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 Indian Rocks Beach waters, making it a perfect shark-fishing destination. Hiring a Indian Rocks Beach shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.
Some of the more common sharks you can catch include: Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.
Sharks occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Juveniles are typically located inshore, while adults can be found in the deep waters.
Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner would be the ideal bait for shark fishing. Your Captain will provide the proper bait for your shark fishing trip.
$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
In Indian Rocks Beach and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Indian Rocks Beach.Check rates & availability
You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Indian Rocks Beach.
Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Indian Rocks Beach waters. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the productive spots and efficient methods.
Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.
Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. It is illegal to lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be very delicate with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.
$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person.
In Indian Rocks Beach and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing guides specialized in Tarpon fishing.Check rates & availability
Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. August, July, and June are the ideal months.
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. This license covers all the people on the vessel.
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 average free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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