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Fishing charters in Saga Bay, FL

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Saga Bay fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

Saga Bay fishing charters will help you to land Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Saga Bay

Inshore fishing is one of Saga Bay's key attractions. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

Saga Bay fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, Mutton Snapper, 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 base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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

You can find about 41 fishing charters in Saga Bay and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Saga Bay are May, October and June.

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Offshore fishing charters in Saga Bay

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If you're looking for an offshore fishing adventure, Saga Bay is the perfect place to go. With various fish waiting to be caught, you're sure to have a great time.

Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi can be your next catch.

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. An extra person 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 Saga Bay.

You can find 29 fishing charters in Saga Bay and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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.

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Best time for offshore fishing

May, October and June will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Saga Bay.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Saga Bay

Saga Bay family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.

Usually, family-friendly fishing trips take place in calm waters like creeks and small bays. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip. It won’t be an exhausting trip, so your kids will learn more about fish species and fishing techniques.

$436 is the average base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Saga Bay

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Saga Bay. Saga Bay shark fishing charters are experienced in targeting various species of sharks.

Saga Bay shark fishing charters can help you reel in Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Thresher Shark, Shortfin Mako 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 reside in waters of continental shelves over sandy and coral bottoms. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.

Bait is an essential component of any shark fishing adventure. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. Fishing charters prepare the best bait depending on the targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Saga Bay and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.

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Best time for shark fishing in Saga Bay

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Saga Bay

Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. Saga Bay guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you all the productive spots and efficient methods.

Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

We found 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Saga Bay and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Saga Bay

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Saga Bay are spring and summer. The best months to catch Tarpon are June, May, and April.

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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. This license covers all the anglers on the vessel.

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 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 Saga Bay?

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

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