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Fishing charters in Temple Terrace, FL

Top 5 fishing charters in Temple Terrace, FL

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This city is one of Florida’s most visited fisheries. It never fails to mesmerize with the species of fish, and a large number of Temple Terrace fishing charters.

Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and Mangrove Snapper can be your next catch.

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Inshore fishing charters in Temple Terrace

Temple Terrace is famous for its inshore fishing grounds. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Temple Terrace fishing charters target variety of fish including species like 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 base price for a private 4-hour inshore fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

The most affordable rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Temple Terrace.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Temple Terrace and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Temple Terrace.

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Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Temple Terrace are June, July and May.

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Offshore fishing charters in Temple Terrace

Are you looking for an offshore adventure? Temple Terrace offshore fishing charters have quick access to the open water. They can put you in the best fishing spots

Local fishing charters can help you 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

$682 is the average base price for a private 4-hour offshore fishing charter and 2 anglers. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Temple Terrace.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Temple Terrace and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Temple Terrace.

Tip: It takes some time to get to the offshore fishing spots. So it’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

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Best time for offshore fishing

June, July and May will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Temple Terrace.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Temple Terrace

Temple Terrace family-friendly fishing charters offer a great opportunity to bring your family together and have a fun fishing trip. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.

You can fish in the inland waters during the fishing trip. Since the waters are calm, your family can focus on relaxing fishing.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A family-friendly 4-hour fishing trip could be a perfect choice for a group with kids. Your children will learn more about fish and won’t feel exhausted after a quick adventure.

On average, the price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip is $436 for 2 guests. Add $50 for an extra angler. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Temple Terrace

Sharks are plentiful all year round, from the shallow flats to the offshore waters near Temple Terrace. Hiring a Temple Terrace shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.

Depending on the season, Temple Terrace shark fishing charters will help you to target Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull Shark, and many more.

Note: you can keep certain Florida shark species, but most sharks are off-limits for harvesting. These sharks have to be released. But don't worry about shark identification. Your Captain will assist you.

Sharks are known to inhabit shallows, reefs, shipwrecks, sandy bottoms, and even deep sea waters. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charters prepare it in advance.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional guest. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

There are more than 13 fishing companies in Temple Terrace and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for shark fishing in Temple Terrace

Sharks are active all year round. March through October is the best time for shark fishing in Temple Terrace.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Temple Terrace

Temple Terrace is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local fishing guides can help you to target Tarpon. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.

Tarpon inhabit waters around river mouths, bays, mangroves, and shallows. The best fishing baits are shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. You can’t lift Tarpon out of the water if its length is over 40 inches. So take a photo of a lifetime, measure your trophy, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

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

You can find 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing in Temple Terrace and nearby cities.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Temple Terrace

Tarpon season starts in late spring and lasts until the end of summer. August, July, and June are the best months for Tarpon fishing.

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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 the catch for free.

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 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. The average free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Temple Terrace?

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