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Fishing charters in Miami Shores, FL

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Whether you are planning a family-friendly fishing charter or a deep sea fishing adventure Miami Shores fishing charters will show you the best fishing spots.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Miami Shores

Miami Shores is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.

Miami Shores fishing charters target variety of fish including species like 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

On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

The most affordable rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Miami Shores.

In Miami Shores and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Miami Shores.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Miami Shores are considered to be May, October and June.

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Offshore fishing charters in Miami Shores

There are many different offshore fishing charters in Miami Shores, each offering its own unique experience. Some charters focus on specific catch, while others target various reef fish.

Miami Shores fishing charters will put you on Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, 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 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 up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The most affordable 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Miami Shores costs $350 for 2 anglers.

You can find about 29 fishing charters in Miami Shores and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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.

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Best time for offshore fishing

May, October and June will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Miami Shores.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Miami Shores

Miami Shores is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various fish species.

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

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

If you are planning a vacation to Miami Shores, take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing charter. 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 each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Miami Shores

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Miami Shores, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a Miami Shores shark fishing charter.

There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near Miami Shores. These waters are home to Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako Shark, and many more.

Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in Florida and cannot be kept as a trophy. These sharks have to be released. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Sharks inhabit tropical to subtropical coastal, shelf, and inland waters. Depending on the size, sharks could be found from the shallow grounds to the offshore waters.

Live bait is preferred for shark fishing. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

You can find 13 fishing charters in Miami Shores and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Miami Shores.

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Best time for shark fishing in Miami Shores

Sharks are active all year round in Miami Shores, though they are more plentiful from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Miami Shores

Miami Shores is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They are ready to share their knowledge and fishing techniques with any potential angler on their fishing charters.

Tarpon inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. The best fishing baits are shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must stay in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a photo of a lifetime, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

You can find 15 fishing charters in Miami Shores and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Miami Shores

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Miami Shores waters. The best months for Tarpon fishing 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 with no additional payments.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. This license 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 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. 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 Miami Shores?

Popular public boat ramps and marinas near Miami Shores are:

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