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Fishing charters in Key Biscayne, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Key Biscayne, FL

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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or an offshore fishing adventure, Key Biscayne fishing charters will put you in the best spots.

Key Biscayne fishing charters will put you on Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Key Biscayne

If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Key Biscayne to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

Key Biscayne fishing charters will help you to land 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 price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Key Biscayne found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

There are more than 41 fishing companies in Key Biscayne and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Key Biscayne.

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Best time for inshore fishing

May, October and June will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Key Biscayne.

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Offshore fishing charters in Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne offers unique offshore fishing experiences. Some of the most coveted fishing spots in the world can be found along the coast. It is an excellent opportunity to spend a day on the water, catch a big fish, and perfect your angling skills.

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

$682 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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

There are about 29 fishing guides in Key Biscayne and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.

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 Key Biscayne are considered to be May, October and June.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne family-friendly fishing charters offer unique fishing options for novice anglers of all ages. 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.

Inland waters include creeks, flats, harbors, and small bays. 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. This short trip is perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Key Biscayne

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Key Biscayne, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. Key Biscayne shark fishing charters are perfect for families with young children or those who are looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

Local shark fishing charters target a variety of sharks including species like Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako 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 inhabit inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters. Juveniles are typically located inshore, while adults can be found in the deep waters.

Live bait is preferred for shark fishing. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.

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.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Key Biscayne and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Key Biscayne.

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Best time for shark fishing in Key Biscayne

Sharks are active all year round. The best months for targeting sharks in Key Biscayne are from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. They will show you various fishing methods and productive spots.

Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. Top fishing bait would be mullet, carb, pinfish, and shrimp.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. If you catch a Tarpon over 40 inches, avoid removing it from the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a few photos, 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 guest.

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

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Key Biscayne

Tarpon fishing season in Key Biscayne is late spring through summer. 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 everything you need for a fishing trip: tackle, rods, reels, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It 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 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel 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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