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Punta Rassa fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.
You can land Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Punta Rassa inshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds. Anglers favorite Punta Rassa for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.
Punta Rassa fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, and many more.
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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The most affordable rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Punta Rassa.
You can find 41 fishing charters in Punta Rassa and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.Check rates & availability
The best months for inshore fishing near Punta Rassa are April, June and September.
Punta Rassa offshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds in the open water: from nearshore reef fishing to offshore fishing at the Continental Shelf.
Punta Rassa fishing charters will put you on Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, 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.Show all offshore fishing charters
$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.
$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Punta Rassa.
You can find about 29 fishing charters in Punta Rassa and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Punta Rassa.
Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
April, June and September will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Punta Rassa.
Punta Rassa family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. It’s the best way to introduce your children to sport fishing and show various saltwater fish species.
In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.
A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.Check rates & availability
Punta Rassa is one of the best destinations for shark fishing because a wide variety of sharks are found in local waters. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Punta Rassa shark fishing charters.
You can have an amazing fishing outing and a chance to 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. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.
Sharks inhabit nearshore waters around river mouths, bays, mangrove swamps, and shallow flats. Juvenile sharks use estuaries and lagoon areas as nursery grounds, while adults could be found in deeper waters.
Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. Live bait for shark fishing consists of Ladyfish, Mullet, Little Tunny, and Blue Runner. Fishing charters prepare the bait depending on what shark species you want to catch.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.
There are about 13 fishing guides in Punta Rassa and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Punta Rassa.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round. March through October is the best time for shark fishing in Punta Rassa.
Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Punta Rassa waters. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you all the productive spots and efficient methods.
Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.
Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So be careful with your catch, take a quick photo, and let it go.
$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person.
You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Punta Rassa and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
Tarpon fishing season in Punta Rassa is late spring through summer. July, June, and May are the best months for Tarpon fishing.
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 the catch with no additional payments.
The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit 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 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.
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