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Whether you are planning an inshore fishing trip or a reef fishing, you’ll easily find a fishing charter in Venice.
Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and Mangrove Snapper can be your next catch.Show all fishing charters
Venice waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.
Venice fishing charters target variety of fish including species like Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.
Inshore fishing trips are good for families with kids, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $436 for 2 people. 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 Venice.
There are about 41 fishing guides in Venice and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.Check rates & availability
The best time to go inshore fishing in Venice are considered to be June, July and May.
While it might be famous for its inshore fishing trips, Venice offshore fishing charters have plenty to offer offshore anglers.
There are a plenty of options for your next fishing trip near Venice. Local waters a playground for 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.Show all offshore fishing charters
On average, the price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip is $682 for 2 people. Add $50 for an extra angler. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.
The cheapest rates start at $350 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Venice.
There are about 29 fishing guides in Venice and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Venice.
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.
Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.Check rates & availability
June, July and May will be your next best months for offshore fishing in Venice.
Venice family-friendly fishing trips are great for beginners, kids, and families. Your children will learn the best fishing techniques and catch various types of fish.
In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.
A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. It’s a short trip for a quick outing — perfect for kids because they will learn something new and won’t get tired.
On average, the base price for a private 4-hour family-friendly fishing charter is $436 for 2 anglers. Add $50 for each additional person. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.Check rates & availability
Sharks are one of the most famous game fish in the waters of Venice. Venice 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: 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. Pups and juveniles occur in shallow waters, while larger sharks can be found in offshore waters.
The best bait for shark fishing is any fresh bloody fish. Top bait for shark fishing would be Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. Fishing charters prepare the best bait depending on the targeted shark species.
$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra guest fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
You can find more than 13 fishing charters in Venice and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Venice.Check rates & availability
Most of the non-prohibited shark species can be caught any time of the year. The best months for shark fishing in Venice are March through October.
Venice is one of the best Tarpon fishing destinations. Local fishing guides can help you to target Tarpon. They will show you various fishing methods and productive spots.
Tarpon prefer to reside in shallows, bays, flats, and rivers. Top fishing bait would be mullet, carb, pinfish, and shrimp.
Note: Tarpon are a protected catch-and-release-only species. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a photo of a lifetime, and let it go.
$580 is the average price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip and 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50.
15 fishing companies can help you with Tarpon fishing in Venice and nearby cities.Check rates & availability
The best seasons for Tarpon fishing in Venice are spring and summer. The perfect months are August, July, and June.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide all the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch with no additional payments.
The trip price includes a saltwater fishing license. It 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.
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.
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. The cancellation deadline is usually 2-14 days before your trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Venice are: