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Fishing charters in Malabar, FL

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Whether you are looking for a calm inshore fishing or a deep sea fishing adventure, Malabar fishing options are only a click away.

Local fishing charters can help you reel in Snook, Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Malabar

Inshore fishing is one of Malabar's key attractions. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, Redfish, and Jack Crevalle can be your next trophy.

Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.

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Inshore fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Malabar costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Malabar and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Malabar.

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Best time for inshore fishing

November, October and April are the best months for inshore fishing near Malabar.

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Offshore fishing charters in Malabar

Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Malabar 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 King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Sailfish, 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.

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

In Malabar and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Malabar.

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

November, October and April will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Malabar.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Malabar

Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in Malabar. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various fish species.

Try inshore fishing because it takes place in waters like bays, harbors, flats, and creeks. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Select a 4-hour inshore fishing charter if you are planning a trip to Malabar. 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. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Malabar

A steady flow of warm water makes Malabar an attractive destination for shark fishing. Malabar shark fishing charters are an excellent option for anglers looking for an actionable and affordable fishing trip.

Depending on the season, you can catch Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, Bonnethead Shark, and many more.

Note: not all shark species can be caught or landed in Florida. Some species are considered prohibited. 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.

Sharks are caught using live bait. It could be Mullet, Bonita, Blue Runner, or Ladyfish. 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. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Malabar and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Malabar.

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Best time for shark fishing in Malabar

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Malabar

Tarpon is one of the top trophy fish you can target on Malabar fishing charters. Malabar 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 inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.

Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. It is illegal to lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.

We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Malabar.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Malabar

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Malabar waters. September, August, and July are the best months.

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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. 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 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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