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Fishing charters in South Venice, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in South Venice, FL

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

Depending on the season, you can catch Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in South Venice

South Venice is home to some of the best inshore fishing experiences. Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for an experience of a lifetime. Anglers favorite South Venice for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near South Venice. These waters a home to Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, 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

On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. An extra angler fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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

You can find about 41 fishing charters in South Venice and nearby cities. You will have a variety of choices for your next fishing getaway.

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Deep sea fishing charters in South Venice

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

South Venice fishing charters will put you on 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

$682 is the average price for a 4-hour deep sea fishing trip and 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

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

You can find about 29 fishing charters in South Venice and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in South Venice.

Keep in mind that it takes time to get to the best deep sea fishing spots. It’s better to take a 6-hour deep sea 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 deep sea fishing

The best months for deep sea fishing near South Venice are June, July and May.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in South Venice

South Venice family fishing charters allow families to have a fantastic fishing experience on a budget. 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.

Your party will enjoy fun fishing in waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Take a short half-day inshore fishing trip. Your kids will learn something new and won’t get tired.

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in South Venice

Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of South Venice. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a South Venice shark fishing charter.

South Venice shark fishing charters will put you on 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.

Sharks can be found in offshore and inshore waters. Juveniles are typically found in shallow water, while adults are located at greater depths.

The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. The perfect live or dead bait for targeting sharks could be Mullet, Little Tunny, Landyfish, or Blue Runner. Your Captain will provide the proper 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. An extra guest fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

There are about 13 fishing guides in South Venice and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in South Venice.

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Best time for shark fishing in South Venice

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

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Tarpon fishing charters in South Venice

South Venice is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.

Tarpon occur in shallow waters, passes, inlets, channels, bays, and river mouths. Some of the most popular bait are crabs, pinfish, and mullet.

Note: The best practice is never to bring your catch in the boat because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon must remain in the water if its length is greater than 40 inches. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional guest.

You can find 15 fishing charters in South Venice and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in South Venice

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to catch Tarpon in South Venice. The best 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. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean anything that you catch.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. This license covers all the anglers 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. 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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