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This city is one of Florida’s most visited fisheries. It never fails to mesmerize with the species of fish, and a large number of Oldsmar fishing charters.
You can land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.Show all fishing charters
If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Oldsmar to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. From the exciting Tarpon fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
Oldsmar fishing charters will put you on Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Oldsmar.
In Oldsmar and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.Check rates & availability
June, July and May are the best months for inshore fishing near Oldsmar.
While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Oldsmar offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.
Local fishing charters can help you reel in Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, 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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Oldsmar found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.
There are about 29 fishing guides in Oldsmar and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.
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.Check rates & availability
The best time to go offshore fishing in Oldsmar are considered to be June, July and May.
Oldsmar 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.
In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Because of the shallower depths, the calm inland waters are great for family fishing.
Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. The kids will learn more about fish species and won’t get bored.
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.Check rates & availability
A steady flow of warm water makes Oldsmar an attractive destination for shark fishing. Oldsmar shark fishing charters are experienced in targeting various species of sharks.
Oldsmar shark fishing charters can help you reel in Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks inhabit offshore and inshore waters, from mangrove swamps to reef dropoffs. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.
Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. It could be Mullet, Bonita, Blue Runner, or Ladyfish. Usually, fishing charters prepare the bait before they take off on the water.
$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
There are about 13 fishing guides in Oldsmar and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Oldsmar.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round in Oldsmar, though they are more plentiful from March through October.
Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. You should have a very good chance at catching Tarpon by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you various fishing methods and productive spots.
Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. Shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs would be the ideal fishing bait.
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 very delicate with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.
On average, the price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip is $580 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person.
15 fishing companies can help you with Tarpon fishing in Oldsmar and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. August, July, and June are the best months for Tarpon fishing.
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.
Captains provide 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.
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 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. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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