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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or an offshore fishing adventure, Mayport fishing charters will put you in the best spots.
Mayport fishing charters will help you to land Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Mayport waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
Mayport fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Mayport found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.
In Mayport and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.Check rates & availability
The best time to go inshore fishing in Mayport are considered to be June, September and July.
Nothing beats fishing in the open water. Mayport offshore fishing charters have unique access to nearshore and offshore fishing grounds.
Mayport fishing charters will put you on Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Amberjack, 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
$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.
The most affordable rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Mayport.
In Mayport and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.
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.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
The best months for offshore fishing near Mayport are June, September and July.
Mayport family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. It’s the best way to introduce your children to sport fishing and show various saltwater fish species.
Usually, family-friendly fishing trips take place in calm waters like creeks and small bays. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.
A family-friendly 4-hour fishing trip could be a perfect choice for a group with kids. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — perfect for kids because they 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 angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.Check rates & availability
A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Mayport, making it a perfect destination for anglers who want to catch game fish. Hiring a Mayport shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.
Mayport shark fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks prefer to live in shallow coastal waters, nearshore, and even deep sea waters. Depending on the size, sharks could be found from the shallow grounds to the offshore waters.
Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. Usually, fishing charters prepare the bait before they take off on the water.
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 up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
You can find 13 fishing charters in Mayport and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Mayport.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round in Mayport, though they are more plentiful from March through October.
Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in Mayport. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.
Tarpon inhabit flats, inshore, and backcountry waters. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.
Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. It is illegal to lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be very delicate with your catch and release it as quickly as possible.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.
You can find 15 fishing charters in Mayport and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Mayport are spring and summer. The best months for Tarpon fishing are September, August, and July.
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 anything that you catch.
Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit 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 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel 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.
Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Mayport are: