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Fishing charters in Whitfield, FL

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Whether you are looking for a fly fishing trip or a nearshore fishing adventure, Whitfield fishing will give you an experience of a lifetime.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Whitfield. These waters are filled with Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Whitfield

Whitfield waters give a unique inshore fishing experience all year round. From the fishing on the flats to the Founder gigging, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and budgets.

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

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. Add $50 for an each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.

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

You can find about 41 fishing charters in Whitfield and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing adventure in Whitfield.

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Best time for inshore fishing

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

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Offshore fishing charters in Whitfield

Nothing beats fishing in the open water. Whitfield offshore fishing charters have unique access to nearshore and offshore fishing grounds.

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

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

There are about 29 fishing guides in Whitfield and nearby cities. You will have plenty of choices to find your next fishing outing.

Keep in mind that it takes time to get to the best offshore fishing spots. It’s better to take a 6-hour offshore fishing trip if you want more fishing action.

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 time to go offshore fishing in Whitfield are considered to be June, July and May.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Whitfield

Whitfield is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. The fishing charter Captain will teach you about different species of fish and show you various fishing techniques.

Inshore fishing could be your next choice if you prefer to be close to land and away from the wild seas. Inshore waters are ideal for family fishing because of the shallow depths and calm waves.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

A 4-hour fishing charter trip could be an ideal choice for a family with kids. Your family won’t get tired during a short outing.

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

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Shark fishing charters in Whitfield

Whitfield waters have one of the most productive shark fisheries in the US. Whitfield shark fishing charters provide safe and fun adventures for anglers looking to try their hands at shark fishing.

Local shark fishing charters target a variety of sharks including species like 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 inhabit inshore, nearshore, and offshore waters. Depending on the size, sharks could be found from the shallow grounds to the offshore waters.

Sharks are caught using live bait. Ladyfish, Bonita, Mullet, and Blue Runner are the go-to bait for shark fishing. Usually, fishing charter Captains prepare the bait depending on the season and targeted shark species.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Whitfield and nearby cities. It’s easy to find your next fishing trip in Whitfield.

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Best time for shark fishing in Whitfield

You can catch sharks all year round. March-October can be an optimal time for shark fishing in Whitfield.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Whitfield

Tarpon are known as one of the world’s best fighting fish. Local guides specialize in putting anglers on the best Tarpon spots. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.

Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. The best fishing baits are shrimp, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. 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 angler fee is $50.

15 fishing guides can arrange Tarpon fishing near Whitfield.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Whitfield

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

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

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.

Captains provide 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.

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.

What are the closest boat ramps and marinas to Whitfield?

There are several boat ramps and marinas near Whitfield. Most of the fishing charters launch from:

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