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Fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL

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Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Ormond-by-the-Sea fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.

You can reel_in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea

Inshore fishing is one of Ormond-by-the-Sea's key attractions. From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

Ormond-by-the-Sea fishing charters will put you on Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, 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. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Ormond-by-the-Sea costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Ormond-by-the-Sea and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Ormond-by-the-Sea are June, September and July.

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Offshore fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea

If you’re looking for offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities miles off the coast. Ormond-by-the-Sea offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

These waters will yield anything from Cobia and King Mackerel to Red Snapper and Amberjack.

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. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Ormond-by-the-Sea.

There are more than 29 fishing companies in Ormond-by-the-Sea and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

Keep in mind that it takes time to get to the best offshore fishing spots. It’s better to take a 6-hour offshore fishing trip if you want more fishing action.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

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Best time for offshore fishing

June, September and July are the best months for offshore fishing near Ormond-by-the-Sea.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea

Ormond-by-the-Sea family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.

Usually, family-friendly fishing trips take place in calm waters like creeks and small bays. Because of the shallower depths, the calm inland waters are great for family fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. It won’t be an exhausting trip, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly 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.

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Shark fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea

Ormond-by-the-Sea waters are home to an abundant population of various shark species. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a Ormond-by-the-Sea shark fishing charter.

Ormond-by-the-Sea shark fishing charters will put you on Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse 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 inshore and deep water near reef dropoffs. Juvenile sharks use estuaries and lagoon areas as nursery grounds, while adults could be found in deeper waters.

Sharks are caught using live bait. The perfect live or dead bait for targeting sharks could be Mullet, Little Tunny, Landyfish, or Blue Runner. Fishing charters prepare the best bait depending on the targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Ormond-by-the-Sea and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for shark fishing in Ormond-by-the-Sea

Sharks are active all year round in Ormond-by-the-Sea, though they are more plentiful from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Ormond-by-the-Sea

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Ormond-by-the-Sea waters. Local fishing guides can help you to target Tarpon. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.

Tarpon inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: Tarpon fishing is catch-and-release-only. 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 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 guest fee is $50.

You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Ormond-by-the-Sea and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Ormond-by-the-Sea

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Ormond-by-the-Sea are spring and summer. September, August, and July are the ideal 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, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.

Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.

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

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Ormond-by-the-Sea?

There are several boat ramps and marinas near Ormond-by-the-Sea. Most of the fishing charters launch from:

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