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Fishing charters in Key Vista, FL

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

These waters will yield anything from Redfish and Southern Flounder to Spanish Mackerel and Cobia.

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Inshore fishing charters in Key Vista

Key Vista is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for an experience of a lifetime.

Depending on the season, you can catch 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 base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. 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 Key Vista found on our platform.

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

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Offshore fishing charters in Key Vista

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

Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, and Black Sea Bass 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

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Key Vista found on our platform.

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

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 Key Vista are August, May and September.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Key Vista

Key Vista family-friendly fishing trips are great for beginners, kids, and families. The fishing charter Captain will teach you about different species of fish and show you various fishing techniques.

Inshore fishing could be your next choice if you prefer to be close to land and away from the wild seas. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. The journey won’t be exhausting, 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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Key Vista

Millions of sharks migrate through Key Vista waters, making it a perfect shark-fishing destination. Key Vista shark fishing charters provide safe and fun adventures for anglers looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

Some of the more common sharks you can catch include: Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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 offshore and inshore waters, from mangrove swamps to reef dropoffs. Depending on the size, sharks could be found from the shallow grounds to the offshore waters.

Oily and bloody bait is the best bet for appealing to sharks. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

There are more than 13 fishing companies in Key Vista 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 Key Vista

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Key Vista

Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. Key Vista Tarpon fishing charters can help you to catch your next trophy fish. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your catch, take a quick photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

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

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Key Vista

Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. The best months to catch Tarpon are August, July, and June.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and 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.

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 Key Vista?

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

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