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Fishing charters in Safety Harbor, FL

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Safety Harbor is an excellent fishing destination for those who want to experience backcountry, fly fishing, and deep sea fishing.

You can land 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 Safety Harbor and nearby cities
  • Best months for fishing June, July and May

Inshore fishing charters in Safety Harbor

Safety Harbor inshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds.

From the exciting Tarpon fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.

Anglers favorite Safety Harbor for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Safety Harbor. Local waters a playground for Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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

Inshore fishing trip prices

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers.

An extra person fee is $50.

Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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

In Safety Harbor and nearby cities, there are more than 190 inshore fishing charters.

You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

Best time for inshore fishing

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

Popular inshore fish species

  • Mangrove Snapper
  • Snook
  • Redfish

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 for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license.

It covers all the anglers on the boat.

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 book a trip with a 10-20% 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 Safety Harbor

Here is the list of popular meeting points near Safety Harbor:

  • Gandy Boat Ramp, 5108 West Gandy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33611, USA
  • 602 Bahia Del Sol Dr, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Maximo Boat Ramp, Pinellas Point Dr S & Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711