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Fishing charters in Avon, NC

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Whether you are planning an inshore fishing trip or a reef fishing, you’ll easily find a fishing charter in Avon.

Local fishing charters can help you reel in Redfish, Bluefish, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Avon

Avon inshore fishing charters offer easy access to some of the best fishing grounds. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a great trip.

There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Avon. These waters a home to Redfish, Bluefish, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, 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 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 Avon.

There are about 41 fishing guides in Avon and nearby cities. You will have a lot of choices to book your next fishing retreat.

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Best time for inshore fishing

June, July and August will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Avon.

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Offshore fishing charters in Avon

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

Local fishing charters will do whatever it takes to reel in Cobia, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Amberjack, 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.

$350 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Avon.

In Avon and nearby cities, there are about 29 offshore fishing charters. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.

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

The best months for offshore fishing near Avon are June, July and August.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Avon

Avon is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. Your Captain will show you how to use the tackle and catch different species of fish.

Inshore fishing takes place in calm waters like bays and creeks. When you’re fishing inshore, you’ll usually be within a few miles of the coast.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

Select a 4-hour inshore fishing charter if you are planning a trip to Avon. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish and won’t get tired.

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 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.

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Shark fishing charters in Avon

Avon is one of the best destinations for shark fishing because a wide variety of sharks are found in local waters. Avon shark fishing charters have vast experience in targeting different shark species.

You can have a relaxing fishing adventure and a chance to target Blacktip Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, and many more.

Note: you can keep certain North Carolina 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.

Good shark fishing is along the coral or the sandy bottoms, river mouths, bays, and offshore waters. Deep waters are home to adult sharks, while shallows are a playground for juveniles and pups.

Live bait is preferred for shark fishing. Mullet, Little Tunny, Blue Runner, and Ladyfish would be the perfect bait for shark fishing. Your Captain will provide the proper bait for your shark fishing trip.

Shark fishing trip prices

$522 is the average base price for a private 4-hour shark fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra angler fee is $50. Captains can accommodate 4-6 persons depending on the capacity of the vessel.

You can find about 13 fishing charters in Avon and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Avon.

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Best time for shark fishing in Avon

Most of the non-prohibited shark species can be caught any time of the year. The best months for shark fishing in Avon are March through October.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Avon

Avon attracts ambitious anglers looking to target Tarpon. Local guides are experienced in Tarpon fishing. They will provide you with the best bait and show you all the productive spots.

Tarpon live in bays, lagoons, and even rivers. It loves mullet, crab, and pinfish.

Note: You won’t be able to land your catch because Tarpon is a catch-and-release-only fishery. Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a memorable photo, and release the fish.

Tarpon fishing rates

$580 is the average base price for a private 6-hour Tarpon fishing charter and 2 anglers. An extra person fee is $50.

In Avon and nearby cities, there are around 15 fishing guides specialized in Tarpon fishing.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Avon

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Avon waters. The peak months for Tarpon fishing are September, August, and July.

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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.

A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. It covers all the anglers on the boat.

An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel 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 Avon?

Fishing charters launch from marinas or public boat ramps. Popular meeting points near Avon are:

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