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This city is one of North Carolina’s most visited fisheries. It never fails to mesmerize with the species of fish, and a large number of Indian Beach fishing charters.
There are a lot of options for your next fishing trip near Indian Beach. These waters a home to Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Mahi Mahi, and many more.Show all fishing charters
Inshore fishing is one of Indian Beach's key attractions. From backcountry fishing to the night Snook fishing trips, there’s something for anglers of all tastes and all ages.
These waters will yield anything from Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish to Cobia and Redfish.
Inshore fishing trips are very popular with families, couples, and small groups of friends.Show all inshore fishing charters
On average, the price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $465 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.
The cheapest 2-hour inshore fishing trip in Indian Beach found on our platform costs $200 for 2 anglers.
You can find about 41 fishing charters in Indian Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.Check rates & availability
July, June and September will be your next best months for inshore fishing in Indian Beach.
If you're looking for an offshore fishing adventure, Indian Beach is the perfect place to go. With various fish waiting to be caught, you're sure to have a great time.
Indian Beach fishing charters will put you on King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Black Sea Bass, 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
$770 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate 2-6 anglers depending on the size of the craft.
$595 is the lowest price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip in Indian Beach.
In Indian Beach 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.
Standard tips are 15-20% of the price you paid for your charter if the crew did a good job.Check rates & availability
July, June and September are the best months for offshore fishing near Indian Beach.
Indian Beach is an excellent fishing destination for families with kids. Local Captains will educate you and your family on how to use the tackle and catch various fish species.
In-shore fishing refers to inland waters like creeks, flats, and small bays. Inland waters provide consistent fishing even on windy days.
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.
$436 is the average price for a 4-hour family-friendly fishing trip and 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.Check rates & availability
Indian Beach is one of the best destinations for shark fishing because a wide variety of sharks are found in local waters. Hiring a Indian Beach shark fishing charter is an excellent idea if you want to target famous ocean predators.
Depending on the season, Indian Beach shark fishing charters will help you to target Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Bonnethead Shark, and many more.
Note: some shark species are considered prohibited in North Carolina and cannot be kept as a trophy. 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. Top bait for shark fishing would be Mullet, Ladyfish, Bonita, and Blue Runner. The Captain will prepare the bait depending on the type of shark that you want to catch.
On average, the price for a 4-hour shark fishing trip is $522 for 2 guests. Add $50 for each additional person. Fishing charters can accommodate 4-6 anglers depending on the size of the vessel.
You can find about 13 fishing charters in Indian Beach and nearby cities. So you'll have a lot of options to book your next fishing trip.Check rates & availability
Sharks are active all year round in Indian Beach, though they are more plentiful from March through October.
Indian Beach is a great destination for Tarpon fishing. You can experience Tarpon fishing by hiring one of the local guides. They will show you the best spots and fishing methods.
Tarpon can be found in inshore waters, sallows, and bays. You can catch it on live bait with crabs, pinfish, or mullet.
Note: Catch-and-release-only when fishing for Tarpon. If you catch a Tarpon over 40 inches, avoid removing it from the water. So be delicate with your catch, take a memorable photo, and let it go.
On average, the price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip is $580 for 2 guests. An extra angler fee is $50.
In Indian Beach and nearby cities, there are about 15 fishing companies specialized in Tarpon fishing.Check rates & availability
Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Indian Beach waters. The best months for Tarpon fishing are September, August, and July.
Most trips are all-inclusive. Captains provide rods, reels, tackle, bait, and a cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.
A Saltwater fishing license is included in the price. This license covers all the people on the vessel.
An offshore fishing charter has to have a federal permit 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 reserve a trip 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 majority of the fishing charter deposits are refundable if you can cancel before the cancellation deadline. On average, a free cancellation deadline is 2-14 days before the trip date. Keep in mind that some of the bookings could be non-refundable.
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