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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.

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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.

You can land 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 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 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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

There are more than 41 fishing companies in Sun City and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Offshore fishing charters in Sun City

While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Sun City offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.

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

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Offshore fishing trip prices

On average, the price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an each additional person. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

The cheapest 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Sun City found on our platform costs $350 for 2 anglers.

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

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.

Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.

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Best time for offshore fishing

The best months for offshore fishing near Sun City are June, July and May.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Sun City

Sun City family fishing charters allow families to have a fantastic fishing experience on a budget. The fishing charter Captain will teach you about different species of fish and show you various fishing techniques.

The beautiful inshore waters of Sun City allow for a great amount of fishing and fun. These waters offer consistent fishing even on windy days.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family 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 person. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Sun City

Sun City is one of the best destinations for shark fishing because a wide variety of sharks are found in local waters. Sun City shark fishing charters are an excellent option for anglers looking for an actionable and affordable fishing trip.

You can have an amazing fishing outing and a chance to catch Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull 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. Fishing charter Captains will help you with shark identification.

Sharks reside in waters of continental shelves over sandy and coral bottoms. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.

Live or dead baits are great for shark fishing. Top bait for shark fishing would be Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. Fishing charter will prepare the correct 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 angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

You can find more than 13 fishing companies in Sun City and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Sun City.

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Best time for shark fishing in Sun City

You can target sharks all year round. March through October are the best months for shark fishing in Sun City.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Sun City

Tarpon are one of the top species you can target in Sun City waters. Local fishing charters specialize in Tarpon fishing. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon inhabit flats, inshore, and backcountry waters. The perfect bait for targeting the silver king could be crabs, shrimps, mullet, or pinfish.

Note: Tarpon fishing is catch-and-release-only. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be delicate with your catch, take a memorable photo, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Sun City and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Sun City

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Sun City waters. August, July, and June are the best months.

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FAQ

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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Sun City?

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