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Fishing charters in San Castle, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in San Castle, FL

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

San Castle fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in San Castle

San Castle is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. Anglers favorite San Castle for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

San Castle fishing charters will help you to land 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

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in San Castle found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in San Castle and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in San Castle.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near San Castle are May, October and June.

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Offshore fishing charters in San Castle

Whether you're a novice angler or an experienced fisherman, offshore fishing in San Castle is a must-do activity. With miles of coastline to explore, you're sure to have a great outing.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near San Castle. These waters are filled with Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, 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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in San Castle found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.

You can find about 29 fishing charters in San Castle and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.

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.

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

The best time to go offshore fishing in San Castle are considered to be May, October and June.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in San Castle

San Castle family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to bring your family together and have a fun fishing trip. The Captain will show you and your family various fishing techniques and teach you about different fish species.

If you choose to be away from the rough seas and stay close to the shore, inshore fishing could be your next choice. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. The kids will learn more about fish species and won’t get bored.

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in San Castle

San Castle waters are home to an abundant population of various shark species. San Castle shark fishing charters are an excellent option for anglers looking for an actionable and affordable fishing trip.

Some of the more common sharks you can catch include: 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Good shark fishing is along the coral or the sandy bottoms, river mouths, bays, and offshore waters. Juveniles are typically located inshore, while adults can be found in the deep waters.

Sharks will eat almost any live bait. Preferred live baits for shark fishing could be Blue Runner, Mullet, Bonita, or Ladyfish. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and 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. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

You can find more than 13 fishing companies in San Castle 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 San Castle

Sharks are active all year round in San Castle, though they are more plentiful from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in San Castle

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in San Castle waters. San Castle guides specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.

Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Also, you can’t lift a 40+ inch Tarpon out of the water. So be careful with your catch, take a quick photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50.

There are 15 fishing guides in San Castle and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in San Castle

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in San Castle are spring and summer. The ideal months are June, May, and April.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. 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 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. The average 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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