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Fishing charters in Kendall, FL

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Kendall fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

Kendall fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Kendall

Kendall is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. From the exciting Tarpon fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Kendall. These waters are filled with Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, Mutton Snapper, 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 person fee is $50. 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 Kendall.

In Kendall and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Offshore fishing charters in Kendall

While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Kendall offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.

You can 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.

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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. 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 Kendall found on our platform.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Kendall and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Kendall.

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.

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 months for offshore fishing near Kendall are May, October and June.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Kendall

Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in Kendall. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

If you choose to be away from the rough seas and stay close to the shore, inshore fishing could be your next choice. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Kendall

Millions of sharks migrate through Kendall waters, making it a perfect shark-fishing destination. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Kendall shark fishing charters.

Depending on the season, you can catch Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako 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 prefer to live in shallow coastal waters, nearshore, and even deep sea waters. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Fishing charters prepare the bait depending on what shark species you want to catch.

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 person. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Kendall and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for shark fishing in Kendall

Sharks are active all year round in Kendall, though they are more plentiful from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Kendall

Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in Kendall. Kendall Tarpon fishing charters can help you to catch your next trophy fish. They will provide you with the best bait and show you all the productive spots.

Tarpon are primarily found in coastal waters, bays, and shallows. Pinfish, mullet, and crabs are the go-to bait for Tarpon fishing.

Note: Tarpon fishing is catch-and-release-only. Tarpon over 40 inches must stay in the water. So be delicate with your catch, take a memorable photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50.

In Kendall and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing guides specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Kendall

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in Kendall. The best months are June, May, and April.

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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, Captains clean anything that you catch.

Captains provide 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.

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 reserve a trip 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. 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.

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