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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.

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 Whitfield and nearby cities
  • Best months for fishing June, July and May

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.

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

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

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.

Add $50 for an each additional person.

Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

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

You can find about 190 fishing charters in Whitfield and nearby cities.

It’s easy to find your next fishing getaway in Whitfield.

Best time for inshore fishing

The best months for inshore fishing near Whitfield are 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 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.

Boat ramps and marinas near Whitfield

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

  • 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