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Fishing charters in South Pasadena, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in South Pasadena, FL

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South Pasadena fishing charters have unique access to inshore and offshore fishing grounds.

South Pasadena fishing charters will put you on Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in South Pasadena

If you’re wondering where to cast a line near South Pasadena 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. Anglers favorite South Pasadena for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

You can land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, 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

On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra angler 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 South Pasadena costs $200 for 2 anglers.

There are more than 41 fishing companies in South Pasadena and nearby cities. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Deep sea fishing charters in South Pasadena

South Pasadena deep sea fishing charters have quick access to the open waters, allowing anglers to get a taste of the fishing action on a short trip.

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, King Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and many more.

Deep sea 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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Deep sea fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour deep sea fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

The most affordable rates start at $350 for a 4-hour deep sea fishing trip near South Pasadena.

In South Pasadena and nearby cities, there are more than 29 offshore fishing charters. So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour deep sea fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Deep sea 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.

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Best time for deep sea fishing

June, July and May are the best months for deep sea fishing near South Pasadena.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in South Pasadena

South Pasadena family fishing charters provide young and novice anglers an opportunity to experience the day on the water. 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.

You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. These waters generally remain calm even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A half-day inshore fishing trip is a perfect trip for a family. 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. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

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Shark fishing charters in South Pasadena

A wide variety of sharks are found in the waters near South Pasadena, making it a perfect destination for anglers who want to catch game fish. South Pasadena shark fishing charters are experienced in targeting various species of sharks.

You can have a relaxing fishing adventure and a chance to target 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. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Sharks inhabit inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

There are many options for bait. Top bait for shark fishing would be Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

There are more than 13 fishing companies in South Pasadena 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 Pasadena

Sharks are active all year round. The best months for targeting sharks in South Pasadena are from March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in South Pasadena

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in South Pasadena waters. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you how to use the proper fishing method in the right spot and at the right time.

Tarpon reside in shallows, bays, inshore waters, and even rivers. Crabs, pinfish, and mullet would be the ideal bait.

Note: Catch-and-release-only when fishing for Tarpon. By law, Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be very careful with your trophy, take a quick photo, and release your catch.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

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

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in South Pasadena

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in South Pasadena. The peak months for Tarpon fishing are August, July, and June.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide everything you need for a fishing trip: tackle, rods, reels, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.

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. It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to South Pasadena?

There are several boat ramps and marinas near South Pasadena. Most of the fishing charters launch from:

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