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Fishing charters in St. Petersburg, FL

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

St. Petersburg fishing charters will help you to land Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

Good to Know

  • Average inshore price $436 for 4-hour trip / 2 anglers
  • Average offshore price $682 for 4-hour trip / 2 anglers
  • Number of fishing charters 103 in St. Petersburg and nearby cities
  • Best months for fishing June, July and May

Inshore fishing charters in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round.

Bays, intels, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Anglers favorite St. Petersburg 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.

Inshore fishing trip prices

$436 is the average price for a 4-hour inshore 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.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in St. Petersburg found on our platform.

You can find about 190 fishing charters in St. Petersburg and nearby cities.

It’s easy to find your next fishing outing in St. Petersburg.

Best time for inshore fishing

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

Popular inshore fish species

  • Mangrove Snapper
  • Snook
  • Redfish

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.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price.

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 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.

It's usually within 2-14 days of your trip date.

Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

Boat ramps and marinas near St. Petersburg

Popular public boat ramps and marinas near St. Petersburg are:

  • Crisp Park Boat Ramp, 37th Ave NE & Poplar St NE Saint Petersburg FL, 33704
  • Crisp Park Boat Ramp, 3598-3500 Poplar St NE St. Petersburg, FL 33704
  • 602 Bahia Del Sol Dr, Ruskin, FL 33570