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Fishing charters in Sun City, FL

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Sun City fishing charters have easy access to backwater and deep sea fishing grounds.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Sun City. These waters a home to 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 Sun City and nearby cities
  • Best months for fishing June, July and May

Inshore fishing charters in Sun City

Sun City is popular with anglers, who come to explore the calm inshore waters.

From grassy shallows to numerous bays, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

Anglers favorite Sun City for its backcountry rivers, bays, and shallow flats.

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

Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.

Inshore fishing trip prices

On average, the base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers.

An extra person fee is $50.

Captains can take 4-6 anglers depending on the length of the boat.

$200 is the lowest price for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Sun City.

There are more than 190 fishing companies in Sun City and nearby cities.

So you'll have a variety of options for your next fishing adventure.

Best time for inshore fishing

The best time to go inshore fishing in Sun City 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 rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice.

Usually, catch cleaning is free of charge.

The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license.

This license covers all the people on the vessel.

A Fishing charter has to have a federal permit if you are planning 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 cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date.

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

Boat ramps and marinas near Sun City

Here is the list of popular meeting points near Sun City:

  • Cockroach Bay Boat Ramp, 5299 Cockroach Bay Road, Ruskin, FL, 33570
  • 602 Bahia Del Sol Dr, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Maximo Boat Ramp, Pinellas Point Dr S & Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711