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Fishing charters in South Daytona, FL

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Whether you are planning a family-friendly fishing charter or a deep sea fishing adventure South Daytona fishing charters will show you the best fishing spots.

South Daytona fishing charters will help you to land Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in South Daytona

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

You can reel_in Redfish, Southern Flounder, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, 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 price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The most affordable rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near South Daytona.

In South Daytona and nearby cities, there are about 41 inshore fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in South Daytona.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in South Daytona are considered to be June, September and July.

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Offshore fishing charters in South Daytona

If you’re looking for a offshore fishing adventures, you’ll find that there are some excellent fishing opportunities 15-50 miles offshore. South Daytona offshore fishing charters can take you there for a whole day.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near South Daytona. These waters are filled with 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 price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

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

There are about 29 fishing guides in South Daytona and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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

June, September and July will be your next best months for offshore fishing in South Daytona.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in South Daytona

South Daytona family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to build relationships with the members of your family. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various fish species.

You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a quick 4-hour inshore fishing trip if you are traveling with your family. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.

On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in South Daytona

A steady flow of warm water makes South Daytona an attractive destination for shark fishing. South Daytona shark fishing charters are committed to providing you with an exciting fishing experience.

There are a lot of options for your next shark fishing trip near South Daytona. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull 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.

Coastal, shelf, and island waters are home to various species of sharks. Shallows are a playground for juveniles, while deep waters are home to adult sharks.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Some of the most popular are Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in South Daytona and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

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Best time for shark fishing in South Daytona

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in South Daytona

South Daytona is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. The go-to bait for Tarpon fishing would be shrimps, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: Tarpon is exclusively a catch-and-release fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be very delicate with your catch and release it as quickly as possible.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

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

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in South Daytona

Tarpon fishing season in South Daytona is late spring through summer. September, August, and July are the best months for Tarpon fishing.

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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 anything that you catch.

Captains provide a saltwater fishing license. It covers all the anglers on the boat.

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 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 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 South Daytona?

Popular public boat ramps and marinas near South Daytona are:

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