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Whether you are looking for a family getaway or an offshore fishing adventure, South Miami fishing charters will put you in the best spots.
There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near South Miami. Local waters a playground for Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more.Show all fishing charters
South Miami is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.
South Miami 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.Show all inshore fishing charters
$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 anglers depending on the length of the boat.
The most affordable 2-hour inshore fishing trip in South Miami costs $200 for 2 anglers.
You can find more than 41 fishing charters in South Miami and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in South Miami.Check rates & availability
May, October and June are the best months for inshore fishing near South Miami.
South Miami is a great starting point for offshore trips. There are a number of fishing opportunities at its doorstep, making it a true fishing paradise.
South Miami fishing charters will help you to land 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.Show all offshore fishing charters
$682 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.
The most affordable rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near South Miami.
You can find more than 29 fishing charters in South Miami and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in South Miami.
Tip: It takes some time to get to the offshore fishing spots. So it’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience.
The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.Check rates & availability
May, October and June are the best months for offshore fishing near South Miami.
Getting kids on the water for a family-friendly fishing trip is a great way to spend your time in South Miami. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.
Your party will enjoy fun fishing in waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.
A family-friendly 4-hour fishing trip could be a perfect choice for a group with kids. Your kids 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. Add $50 for each additional guest. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.Check rates & availability
South Miami waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a South Miami shark fishing charter.
South Miami shark fishing charters can help you reel in 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.
Sharks inhabit various waters, from shallow to deep. Juvenile sharks use estuaries and lagoon areas as nursery grounds, while adults could be found in deeper waters.
The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Fishing charters prepare the best bait depending on the targeted shark species.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter is $522 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.
You can find more than 13 fishing companies in South Miami and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.Check rates & availability
You can target sharks all year round. March through October are the best months for shark fishing in South Miami.
Tarpon fishing is the most exciting fishing trip you can have in South Miami. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They will provide you with the best bait and show you all the productive spots.
Tarpon inhabit flats, inshore, and backcountry waters. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.
Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. You are not allowed to lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.
On average, the base price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter is $580 for 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50.
In South Miami and nearby cities, there are about 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing.Check rates & availability
Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in South Miami waters. The best months for Tarpon fishing are June, May, and April.
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.
The trip price includes 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.
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. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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