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Fishing charters in Palm Valley, FL

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Palm Valley fishing charters have easy access to the salt marshes, grassy shallows, bays, nearshore reefs, and deep sea waters.

Depending on the season, you can catch Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Palm Valley

Inshore fishing is one of Palm Valley's key attractions. Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing. Anglers favorite Palm Valley for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

These waters will yield anything from Redfish and Southern Flounder to Cobia and King Mackerel.

Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, 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 accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Palm Valley costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Palm Valley and nearby cities, there are more than 41 inshore fishing charters. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, September and July will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Palm Valley.

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Offshore fishing charters in Palm Valley

Nothing beats fishing in the open water. Palm Valley offshore fishing charters have unique access to nearshore and offshore fishing grounds.

Depending on the season, you can catch Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Amberjack, 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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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

In Palm Valley and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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

June, September and July are the best months for offshore fishing near Palm Valley.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Palm Valley

Palm Valley family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. Local Captains know a lot about the species of fish you will be targeting. They can answer your questions about fishing and show you various fishing techniques.

Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. 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. Your family won’t get tired during a short outing.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Palm Valley

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Palm Valley. Palm Valley shark fishing charters are an excellent option for anglers looking for an actionable and affordable fishing trip.

There are a lot of options for your next shark fishing trip near Palm Valley. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse 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. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Sharks inhabit inshore and deep water near reef dropoffs. Juveniles are typically located inshore, while adults can be found in the deep waters.

Bait is an essential component of any shark fishing adventure. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. The type of bait depends on the shark species you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find 13 fishing charters in Palm Valley and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Palm Valley.

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Best time for shark fishing in Palm Valley

Most of the non-prohibited shark species can be caught any time of the year. The best months for shark fishing in Palm Valley are March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Palm Valley

Palm Valley is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the productive spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon reside in shallows, bays, inshore waters, and even rivers. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So take a photo of a lifetime, measure your trophy, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

In Palm Valley and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing charters specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Palm Valley

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Palm Valley waters. The best months to catch Tarpon are September, August, and July.

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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. On average, a 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 Palm Valley?

Here is the list of popular meeting points near Palm Valley:

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