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Fishing charters in Sawgrass, FL

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Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Sawgrass fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.

Depending on the season, you can catch Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Sawgrass

Sawgrass is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.

Sawgrass fishing charters will help you to land Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.

Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, 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. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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

You can find more than 41 fishing charters in Sawgrass and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, September and July will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Sawgrass.

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Offshore fishing charters in Sawgrass

Nothing beats fishing in the open water. Sawgrass offshore fishing charters have unique access to nearshore and offshore fishing grounds.

Sawgrass fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Cobia, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Amberjack, 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. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Sawgrass.

In Sawgrass and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Sawgrass.

Keep in mind that it takes time to get to the best offshore fishing spots. It’s better to take a 6-hour offshore fishing trip if you want more fishing action.

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 Sawgrass are considered to be June, September and July.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Sawgrass

Sawgrass is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. This trip is more than just fishing; it offers education and fun for kids.

Inland waters include creeks, flats, harbors, and small bays. These waters offer consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in Sawgrass

Millions of sharks migrate through Sawgrass waters, making it a perfect shark-fishing destination. Sawgrass shark fishing charters have vast experience in targeting different shark species.

There are plenty of options for your next shark fishing trip near Sawgrass. These waters are home to Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, and many more.

Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in Florida and cannot be kept as a trophy. These sharks have to be released. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Coastal, shelf, and island waters are home to various species of sharks. Young sharks reside in shallow waters, while deep waters are home to adult species.

Sharks will eat almost any live bait. Live bait for shark fishing consists of Ladyfish, Mullet, Little Tunny, and Blue Runner. Fishing charter will prepare the correct bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

There are about 13 fishing guides in Sawgrass and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Sawgrass.

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Best time for shark fishing in Sawgrass

You can target sharks all year round. March-October tends to be the best time to catch sharks in Sawgrass.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Sawgrass

Tarpon is one of the top trophy fish you can target on Sawgrass fishing charters. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They are ready to share the best fishing practices with all the customers on their charter.

Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. Shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs would be the ideal fishing bait.

Note: Tarpon are a catch-and-release-only species. Tarpon over 40 inches must stay in the water. So be careful with your catch, take a quick photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

In Sawgrass and nearby cities, there are about 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Sawgrass

The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Sawgrass are spring and summer. The peak months for Tarpon fishing are September, August, and July.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide all the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the people 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 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Sawgrass?

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