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Fishing charters in Memphis, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Memphis, FL

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Whether you are planning an inshore fishing trip or a reef fishing, you’ll easily find a fishing charter in Memphis.

Memphis fishing charters will put you on Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Memphis

Memphis waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip. Anglers favorite Memphis for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

Depending on the season, you can catch Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, 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. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Memphis found on our platform.

In Memphis and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Memphis.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and May are the best months for inshore fishing near Memphis.

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Deep sea fishing charters in Memphis

Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Memphis deep sea 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 Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and many more.

Deep sea 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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Deep sea fishing trip prices

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour deep sea fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour deep sea fishing trip in Memphis found on our platform.

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

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour deep sea fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Deep sea 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 deep sea fishing

June, July and May are the best months for deep sea fishing near Memphis.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Memphis

Memphis family fishing charters provide young and novice anglers an opportunity to experience the day on the water. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.

Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. 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. Add $50 for each additional guest. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Memphis

A steady flow of warm water makes Memphis an attractive destination for shark fishing. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a Memphis shark fishing charter.

Depending on the season, Memphis shark fishing charters will help you to target 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 can be found in offshore and inshore waters. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Live or dead bait may include Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. 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 person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Memphis and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

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Best time for shark fishing in Memphis

You can target sharks all year round. March-October tends to be the best time to catch sharks in Memphis.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Memphis

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Memphis waters. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.

Note: Catch-and-release-only when fishing for Tarpon. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So be very delicate with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Memphis and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Memphis

Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. The perfect months 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 anything that you catch.

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 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. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Memphis?

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