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Fishing charters in Lake Jackson, TX

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

Lake Jackson fishing charters will help you to land Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and many more.

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Inshore fishing charters in Lake Jackson

If you’re wondering where to cast a line near Lake Jackson to make the most of the inshore fishing, you’ll find there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets. Bays, inlets, and shallow flats provide excellent fishing opportunities for a relaxing outing.

Redfish, Southern Flounder, Black Drum, Spotted Seatrout, and Blacktip Shark 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 price for a 4-hour inshore fishing trip is $465 for 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Fishing charters can accommodate up to 6 persons depending on the capacity of the boat.

The cheapest rates start at $200 for a 2-hour inshore fishing trip near Lake Jackson.

You can find more than 41 fishing companies in Lake Jackson 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

July, June and August are the best months for inshore fishing near Lake Jackson.

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Offshore fishing charters in Lake Jackson

Lake Jackson is a great starting point for offshore trips. There are a number of fishing opportunities at its doorstep, making it a true fishing paradise.

There are a variety of options for your next fishing trip near Lake Jackson. These waters are filled with Blacktip Shark, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, 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

$770 is the average price for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip and 2 people. An extra person fee is $50. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

The most affordable rates start at $595 for a 4-hour offshore fishing trip near Lake Jackson.

There are about 29 fishing guides in Lake Jackson and nearby cities. It’s easy to book your next fishing break in Lake Jackson.

Tip: It’s better to take a 6-hour or 8-hour offshore fishing trip for the best fishing experience. Offshore fishing spots are away from the coast, so you will need some time to get there.

The average tips are 15-20% of the total fishing charter price.

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Best time for offshore fishing

The best time to go offshore fishing in Lake Jackson are considered to be July, June and August.

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Family-friendly fishing charters in Lake Jackson

Lake Jackson family-friendly fishing charters offer unique fishing options for novice anglers of all ages. This trip is more than just fishing; it offers education and fun for kids.

If you choose to be away from the rough seas and stay close to the shore, inshore fishing could be your next choice. If an unexpected weather change comes along with inshore fishing, getting to safety is generally minutes away.

Family-friendly fishing trip prices

The perfect choice for a family with kids will be an inshore fishing trip. This trip is ideal for families. Your kids will learn about species of fish 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 guest. Captains can take 4-6 persons depending on the length of the craft.

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Shark fishing charters in Lake Jackson

One of the world’s most famous game fish, sharks, are plentiful in the waters near Lake Jackson. If you want to target these famous ocean predators, then hire a Lake Jackson shark fishing charter.

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

Note: you can keep certain Texas 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 are known to inhabit shallows, reefs, shipwrecks, sandy bottoms, and even deep sea waters. Young sharks reside in shallow waters, while deep waters are home to adult species.

Sharks are caught using live bait. The perfect live or dead bait for targeting sharks could be Mullet, Little Tunny, Landyfish, or Blue Runner. The type of bait depends on the shark species you want to catch.

Shark fishing trip prices

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

In Lake Jackson and nearby cities, there are more than 13 shark fishing charters. It’s easy to book your next fishing retreat in Lake Jackson.

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Best time for shark fishing in Lake Jackson

You can catch sharks all year round. The months of March and October could be considered as the best time for shark fishing in Lake Jackson.

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Tarpon fishing charters in Lake Jackson

Tarpon is a game fish that attracts anglers from all over the world. Local charters will help you to find the best fishing locations. They will show you all the spots, techniques, and provide you with the best bait.

Tarpon inhabit inshore waters and even rivers. The go-to bait for Tarpon fishing would be shrimps, pinfish, mullet, and crabs.

Note: Catch-and-release-only when fishing for Tarpon. By law, Tarpon over 40 inches must remain in the water. So be careful with your trophy, take a few photos, and let it go.

Tarpon fishing rates

On average, the price for a 6-hour Tarpon fishing trip is $580 for 2 guests. An extra person fee is $50.

15 fishing guides can arrange Tarpon fishing near Lake Jackson.

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Best time for Tarpon fishing in Lake Jackson

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to go after Tarpon in Lake Jackson waters. The best months for Tarpon fishing are October, September, and August.

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FAQ

What is included in the price?

Most trips are all-inclusive. You will have everything you need for a fishing trip: rods, reels, tackle, lures, and cooler with ice. Usually, Captains clean the catch for free.

A fishing license is not included in the price. You have to buy one to fish in Texas. We recommend visiting TPWD website. TPWD offices, tackle shops or grocery stores across the state sell licenses as well.

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 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 Lake Jackson?

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

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