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Fishing charters in Port St. John, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Port St. John, FL

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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or an offshore fishing adventure, Port St. John fishing charters will put you in the best spots.

Snook, Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and Snook can be your next catch.

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Inshore fishing charters in Port St. John

If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Port St. John to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

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

Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.

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Inshore fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Port St. John found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Port St. John and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Port St. John.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Port St. John are considered to be November, October and April.

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Offshore fishing charters in Port St. John

If you're looking for an offshore fishing trip that will take your breath away, Port St. John fishing is the perfect place for you. You'll never run out of places to fish with miles of open water to explore.

There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Port St. John. Local waters a playground for King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Sailfish, 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

$682 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

The most affordable rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Port St. John.

In Port St. John and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Port St. John.

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

The best months for offshore fishing near Port St. John are November, October and April.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Port St. John

Port St. John family-friendly fishing charters will help you experience a memorable fishing trip with your family. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.

In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A family-friendly 4-hour fishing trip could be a perfect choice for a group with kids. It won’t be an exhausting trip, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.

On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional guest. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Port St. John

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Port St. John. Port St. John shark fishing charters will help you target famous ocean predators of all sizes.

Depending on the season, you can catch Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, Bonnethead Shark, and many more.

Note: you can keep certain Florida shark species, but most sharks are off-limits for harvesting. These sharks have to be released. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Sharks inhabit inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.

The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Your Captain will provide the proper bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Port St. John and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Port St. John.

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Best time for shark fishing in Port St. John

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Port St. John

Port St. John attracts ambitious anglers looking to target Tarpon. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They are ready to share their knowledge and fishing techniques with any potential angler on their fishing charters.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. Top fishing bait would be mullet, carb, pinfish, and shrimp.

Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. It is illegal to lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest.

You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Port St. John and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Port St. John

Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. September, August, and July are the best months.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It 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.

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 reserve a trip 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. 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 Port St. John?

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