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Fishing charters in Palmetto, FL

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Whether you are planning a family-friendly fishing charter or a deep sea fishing adventure Palmetto fishing charters will show you the best fishing spots.

Local fishing charters can help you reel in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

Good to Know

  • Average inshore price $436 for 4-hour trip / 2 anglers
  • Average offshore price $682 for 4-hour trip / 2 anglers
  • Number of fishing charters 103 in Palmetto and nearby cities
  • Best months for fishing June, July and May

Inshore fishing charters in Palmetto

Palmetto waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round.

Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Anglers favorite Palmetto for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Palmetto. These waters are filled with Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.

Inshore fishing trip prices

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers.

Add $50 for an extra angler.

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 Palmetto found on our platform.

You can find 190 fishing charters in Palmetto and nearby cities.

So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Palmetto are considered to be June, July and May.

Popular inshore fish species

  • Mangrove Snapper
  • Snook
  • Redfish

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive.

Captains provide all the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and 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.

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 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.

Boat ramps and marinas near Palmetto

Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Palmetto are:

  • Cockroach Bay Boat Ramp, 5299 Cockroach Bay Road, Ruskin, FL, 33570
  • 602 Bahia Del Sol Dr, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Maximo Boat Ramp, Pinellas Point Dr S & Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711