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Fishing charters in Sharpes, FL

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Sharpes fishing charters have easy access to backwater and deep sea fishing grounds.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Snook, Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Sharpes

Inshore fishing is one of Sharpes's key attractions. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.

Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Cobia, Redfish, and Snook can be your next catch.

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. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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

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

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Best time for inshore fishing

November, October and April are the best months for inshore fishing near Sharpes.

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Offshore fishing charters in Sharpes

Sharpes offshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds in the open water: from nearshore reef fishing to offshore fishing at the Continental Shelf.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Sailfish, 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

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter is $682 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for an each additional person. 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 Sharpes found on our platform.

You can find 29 fishing charters in Sharpes and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in Sharpes.

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.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

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Best time for offshore fishing

The best months for offshore fishing near Sharpes are November, October and April.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Sharpes

Sharpes family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to bring your family together and have a fun fishing trip. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various 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. Inshore waters offer consistent year-round fishing through seasonal changes.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip. The kids will learn more about fish species and won’t get bored.

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

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Shark fishing charters in Sharpes

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near Sharpes, making it a perfect destination for anglers who want to catch game fish. You can target these famous ocean predators by hiring one of the Sharpes shark fishing charters.

Some of the more common sharks you can catch include: Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Nurse Shark, Bonnethead 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.

Sharks reside in waters of continental shelves over sandy and coral bottoms. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Fishing charters prepare the bait depending on what shark species you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

In Sharpes and nearby cities, there are about 13 shark fishing charters. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

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Best time for shark fishing in Sharpes

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in Sharpes

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Sharpes waters. Local guides specialize in putting anglers on the best Tarpon spots. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.

Tarpon live in bays, lagoons, and even rivers. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must stay in the water. So be very delicate with your catch and release it as quickly as possible.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

In Sharpes and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing charters specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Sharpes

Tarpon fishing season in Sharpes is late spring through summer. The best months to catch Tarpon 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.

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 deposit could be refunded if you cancel the trip 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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Sharpes?

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