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Fishing charters in Rattlesnake, FL

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

You can reel_in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake inshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.

Depending on the season, you can catch Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, 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

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore 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.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Rattlesnake found on our platform.

There are more than 41 fishing companies in Rattlesnake and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and May are the best months for inshore fishing near Rattlesnake.

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Offshore fishing charters in Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake offers unique offshore fishing experiences. Some of the most coveted fishing spots in the world can be found along the coast. It is an excellent opportunity to spend a day on the water, catch a big fish, and perfect your angling skills.

Rattlesnake fishing charters target variety of fish including species like 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 base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler 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 Rattlesnake.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Rattlesnake and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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

June, July and May will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Rattlesnake.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Rattlesnake

Rattlesnake family fishing charters allow families to have a fantastic fishing experience on a budget. This trip is more than just fishing; it offers education and fun for kids.

Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — 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 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Rattlesnake

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Rattlesnake. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Rattlesnake shark fishing charters.

Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, and Nurse 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 occur in coastal waters, offshore, and even some river systems. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.

Fresh bait is used for shark fishing. Live bait for shark fishing consists of Ladyfish, Mullet, Little Tunny, and Blue Runner. Fishing charter will prepare the correct bait for your shark fishing trip.

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. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

There are more than 13 fishing companies in Rattlesnake and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for shark fishing in Rattlesnake

You can target sharks all year round. March through October are the best months for shark fishing in Rattlesnake.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Rattlesnake

Tarpon is one of the most desired trophy fish in Rattlesnake. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.

Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.

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 a fish, take a few photos, 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 guest fee is $50.

There are 15 fishing guides in Rattlesnake and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Rattlesnake

Tarpon fishing season in Rattlesnake is late spring through summer. The best months are August, July, and June.

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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 the catch with no additional payments.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.

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

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

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