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Fishing charters in Progress Village, FL

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

Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and Cobia can be your next trophy.

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Inshore fishing charters in Progress Village

Progress Village 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.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Progress Village. These waters a home to Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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 angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Progress Village costs $200 for 2 anglers.

In Progress Village and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Progress Village.

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Offshore fishing charters in Progress Village

If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. Progress Village offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

Depending on the season, you can catch Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, 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. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Progress Village found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.

In Progress Village and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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

The best time to go offshore fishing in Progress Village are considered to be June, July and May.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Progress Village

Progress Village family fishing charters allow families to have a fantastic fishing experience on a budget. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.

Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — perfect for kids because they 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 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Progress Village

Progress Village waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. Hiring a Progress Village shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.

Progress Village shark fishing charters can help you reel in Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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 offshore and inshore waters, from mangrove swamps to reef dropoffs. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Fishing charters prepare the bait depending on what shark species 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. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

In Progress Village and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for shark fishing in Progress Village

You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Progress Village.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Progress Village

Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in Progress Village. Local fishing guides can help you to target Tarpon. They will show you all the productive spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. Pinfish, mullet, and crabs are the go-to bait for Tarpon fishing.

Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a photo of a lifetime, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

In Progress Village and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing charters specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Progress Village

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in Progress Village. August, July, and June 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 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.

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 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Progress Village?

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