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Fishing charters in Port Salerno, FL

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

Port Salerno fishing charters will put you on Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Port Salerno

Inshore fishing is one of Port Salerno's key attractions. From the exciting Tarpon fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.

Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, Mutton Snapper, Tarpon, and Yellowtail Snapper can be your next trophy.

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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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

There are about 41 fishing guides in Port Salerno and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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Best time for inshore fishing

May, October and June are the best months for inshore fishing near Port Salerno.

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Offshore fishing charters in Port Salerno

Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Port Salerno offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open water. They can put you in the best fishing spots

Port Salerno fishing charters will put you on 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. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Port Salerno.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Port Salerno and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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.

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

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Best time for offshore fishing

May, October and June will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Port Salerno.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Port Salerno

Port Salerno is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. If an unexpected weather change comes along with inshore fishing, getting to safety is generally minutes away.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. This short trip is perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Port Salerno

Port Salerno waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. Port Salerno shark fishing charters are an excellent option for anglers looking for an actionable and affordable fishing trip.

Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, and Thresher Shark could be your next catch.

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 are known to inhabit shallows, reefs, shipwrecks, sandy bottoms, and even deep sea waters. Young sharks reside in shallow waters, while deep waters are home to adult species.

Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. It could be Mullet, Bonita, Blue Runner, or Ladyfish. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

There are more than 13 fishing companies in Port Salerno and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Port Salerno.

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Best time for shark fishing in Port Salerno

Sharks are active all year round in Port Salerno, though they are more plentiful from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Port Salerno

Port Salerno is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. 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 can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. By law, Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be very careful with your trophy, take a quick photo, and release your catch.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

15 fishing companies can help you with Tarpon fishing in Port Salerno and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Port Salerno

Tarpon fishing season in Port Salerno is late spring through summer. June, May, and April are the best months for Tarpon fishing.

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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 anything that you catch.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.

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 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Port Salerno?

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

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