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Fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

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

Ponte Vedra Beach fishing charters will put you on Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra Beach waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets. Anglers favorite Ponte Vedra Beach 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 take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Ponte Vedra Beach found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

You can find more than 41 fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, September and July will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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Offshore fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach

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

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Ponte Vedra Beach. These waters a home to 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 person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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

In Ponte Vedra Beach and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

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Best time for offshore fishing

June, September and July will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra Beach family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to bring your family together and have a fun fishing trip. 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.

Your party will enjoy fun fishing in waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Your family can focus on peaceful fishing, thanks to the clear inshore waters.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.

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

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Shark fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach

One of the world’s most famous game fish, sharks, are plentiful in the waters near Ponte Vedra Beach. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Ponte Vedra Beach shark fishing charters.

Ponte Vedra Beach is home to many different shark species: 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Sharks prefer to live in shallow coastal waters, nearshore, and even deep sea waters. Juveniles are typically located inshore, while adults can be found in the deep waters.

The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Live or dead bait may include Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that 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. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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Best time for shark fishing in Ponte Vedra Beach

You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach

Tarpon fishing is one of the most thrilling fishing experiences you can have in Ponte Vedra Beach. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. 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. Shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs would be the ideal fishing bait.

Note: Tarpon are a protected catch-and-release-only species. And keep in mind that Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

On average, the price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip is $580 for 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50.

You can find 15 fishing charters in Ponte Vedra Beach and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Ponte Vedra Beach

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Ponte Vedra Beach waters. The peak months for Tarpon fishing are September, August, and July.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. It 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 make a reservation with a 10-30% 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Ponte Vedra Beach?

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