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Whether you are looking for a calm inshore fishing or a deep sea fishing adventure, Pirate Harbor fishing options are only a click away.
Pirate Harbor fishing charters will put you on Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Pirate Harbor is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.
These waters will yield anything from Snook and Redfish to Mangrove Snapper and Tarpon.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Pirate Harbor.
There are about 41 fishing guides in Pirate Harbor and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.Check rates & availability
April, June and September will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Pirate Harbor.
Whether you're a novice angler or an experienced fisherman, offshore fishing in Pirate Harbor is a must-do activity. With miles of coastline to explore, you're sure to have a great outing.
Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, and Cobia can be your next catch.
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.Show all offshore fishing charters
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Pirate Harbor.
There are about 29 fishing guides in Pirate Harbor and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Pirate Harbor.
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.Check rates & availability
April, June and September are the best months for offshore fishing near Pirate Harbor.
Pirate Harbor family fishing charters provide young and novice anglers an opportunity to experience the day on the water. This trip is more than just fishing; it offers education and fun for kids.
Usually, family-friendly fishing trips take place in calm waters like creeks and small bays. Your family can focus on peaceful fishing, thanks to the clear inshore waters.
A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.
On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.Check rates & availability
Pirate Harbor waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Pirate Harbor shark fishing charters.
Depending on the season, you can catch Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Bonnethead 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.
Sharks inhabit various waters, from shallow to deep. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.
Sharks are caught using live bait. Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner would be the ideal bait for shark fishing. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.
$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional guest. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.
You can find 13 fishing charters in Pirate Harbor and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round. March through October is the best time for shark fishing in Pirate Harbor.
Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Pirate Harbor waters. You should have a very good chance at catching Tarpon by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.
Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.
Note: Tarpon fishing is catch-and-release-only. If you catch a Tarpon over 40 inches, avoid removing it from the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a photo of a lifetime, and let it go.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50.
We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Pirate Harbor and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Pirate Harbor are spring and summer. The best months for Tarpon fishing are July, June, and May.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean anything that you catch.
Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the people on the vessel.
A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning to fish in the federal waters.
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.
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.
There are several boat ramps and marinas near Pirate Harbor. Most of the fishing charters launch from: