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Fishing charters in Palm City, FL

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Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Palm City fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.

Palm City fishing charters will help you to land Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Palm City

Inshore fishing is one of Palm City's key attractions. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

You can land 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. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Palm City.

You can find about 41 fishing charters in Palm City and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Offshore fishing charters in Palm City

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

There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Palm City. Local waters a playground for 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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

The most affordable rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Palm City.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Palm City and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Palm City.

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.

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

The best months for offshore fishing near Palm City are May, October and June.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Palm City

Palm City is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.

Usually, family-friendly fishing trips take place in calm waters like creeks and small bays. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip. It won’t be an exhausting trip, 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 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Palm City

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

Palm City is home to many different shark species: Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako 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.

Good shark fishing is along the coral or the sandy bottoms, river mouths, bays, and offshore waters. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

Using dead bait is the most consistent way to catch sharks. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.

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.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Palm City and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Palm City.

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Best time for shark fishing in Palm City

You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Palm City.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Palm City

Tarpon fishing is one of the most thrilling fishing experiences you can have in Palm City. Palm City Tarpon fishing charters can help you to catch your next trophy fish. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon are primarily found in coastal waters, bays, and shallows. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.

Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. You are not allowed to lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person.

You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Palm City and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Palm City

Tarpon fishing season in Palm City is late spring through summer. June, May, and April are the best months.

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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, catch cleaning is free of charge.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. 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 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 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 Palm City?

There are several boat ramps and marinas near Palm City. Most of the fishing charters launch from:

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