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Fishing charters in Ozona, FL

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Ozona is an excellent fishing destination for those who want to try inshore, flats, and offshore fishing.

You can reel_in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Ozona

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

Ozona fishing charters will help you to land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, 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

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. 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 Ozona found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

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

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Offshore fishing charters in Ozona

Ozona offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open waters, allowing anglers to get a taste of the fishing action on a short trip.

Ozona fishing charters target variety of fish including species like 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.

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Offshore fishing trip prices

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Ozona found on our platform.

There are more than 29 fishing companies in Ozona and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Ozona.

Tip: It takes some time to get to the offshore fishing spots. So it’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience.

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 offshore fishing

June, July and May are the best months for offshore fishing near Ozona.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Ozona

Ozona family-friendly fishing charters offer unique fishing options for novice anglers of all ages. Help your children catch their first fish, a memory that will last a lifetime. Your Captain will show you how to bait a hook and catch different species of fish.

You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. Your family can focus on peaceful fishing, thanks to the clear inshore waters.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. The kids will learn more about fish species and won’t get bored.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Ozona

Ozona waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. Ozona shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.

Depending on the season, Ozona shark fishing charters will help you to target Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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.

Coastal, shelf, and island waters are home to various species of sharks. Juvenile sharks use estuaries and lagoon areas as nursery grounds, while adults could be found in deeper waters.

There are many options for bait. Live bait for shark fishing consists of Ladyfish, Mullet, Little Tunny, and Blue Runner. Fishing charter will prepare the correct bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

In Ozona and nearby cities, there are more than 13 shark fishing charters. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for shark fishing in Ozona

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Ozona

Tarpon fishing is the most exciting fishing trip you can have in Ozona. Local fishing guides can help you to target Tarpon. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.

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 delicate with your catch, take a memorable photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50.

You can find 15 fishing charters in Ozona and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Ozona

Tarpon fishing season in Ozona is late spring through summer. The best months for Tarpon fishing are August, July, and June.

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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 anglers 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 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 deposit could be refunded if you cancel the trip 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.

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