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Santa Rosa Beach is an excellent fishing destination for those who want to try inshore, flats, and offshore fishing.
Depending on the season, you can catch Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, and many more.Show all fishing charters
If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Santa Rosa Beach to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
You can land Cobia, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Gag Grouper, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Santa Rosa Beach found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.
In Santa Rosa Beach and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Santa Rosa Beach.Check rates & availability
September, August and July will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Santa Rosa Beach.
Santa Rosa Beach offers some of the best offshore fishing in the country. With knowledgeable guides, you'll be sure to have a great time.
There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Santa Rosa Beach. Local waters a playground for Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, 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.Show all offshore fishing charters
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Santa Rosa Beach found on our platform.
There are about 29 fishing guides in Santa Rosa Beach and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.
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.Check rates & availability
The best months for offshore fishing near Santa Rosa Beach are September, August and July.
Santa Rosa Beach is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. Help your children catch their first fish, a memory that will last a lifetime. Your Captain will show you how to bait a hook and catch different species of fish.
Try inshore fishing because it takes place in waters like bays, harbors, flats, and creeks. These waters offer consistent fishing even on windy days.
The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional guest. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.Check rates & availability
A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Santa Rosa Beach, making it a perfect destination for shark fishing. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Santa Rosa Beach shark fishing charters.
You can have an amazing fishing outing and a chance to catch Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Shortfin Mako Shark, Nurse 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.
Sharks prefer to live in shallow coastal waters, nearshore, and even deep sea waters. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.
There are many options for bait. Live bait for shark fishing consists of Ladyfish, Mullet, Little Tunny, and Blue Runner. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.
On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Santa Rosa Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have plenty of options to find your next fishing break.Check rates & availability
You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Santa Rosa Beach.
Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Santa Rosa Beach waters. Many local charters specialize in putting anglers on Tarpon. They will show you all the productive spots and efficient methods.
Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. Shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs would be the ideal fishing bait.
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.
On average, the price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip is $580 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional guest.
15 fishing companies can help you with Tarpon fishing in Santa Rosa Beach and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Santa Rosa Beach are spring and summer. September, August, and July are the best months.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, catch cleaning is free of charge.
Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. This license covers all the people on the vessel.
A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning to fish in the federal waters.
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.
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. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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