Ridgecrest fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.
You can reel_in Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.
Good to Know
- Average inshore price $436 for 4-hour trip / 2 anglers
- Average offshore price $682 for 4-hour trip / 2 anglers
- Number of fishing charters 103 in Ridgecrest and nearby cities
- Best months for fishing June, July and May
Inshore fishing charters in Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences.
From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.
Anglers favorite Ridgecrest for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.
Ridgecrest fishing charters will put you on Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.
Inshore fishing trip prices
On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people.
An extra angler fee is $50.
Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.
$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Ridgecrest found on our platform.
You can find more than 190 fishing companies in Ridgecrest and nearby cities.
It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Ridgecrest.
Best time for inshore fishing
June, July and May will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Ridgecrest.
Popular inshore fish species
- Mangrove Snapper
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 the catch for free.
A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price.
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.
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.
Boat ramps and marinas near Ridgecrest
Popular meeting points near Ridgecrest are:
- Crisp Park Boat Ramp, 37th Ave NE & Poplar St NE Saint Petersburg FL, 33704
- Crisp Park Boat Ramp, 3598-3500 Poplar St NE St. Petersburg, FL 33704
- Seminole Boat Ramp, 198 Seminole St, Clearwater, FL 33755