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Everything to Know About Booking a Florida black drum fishing charter
What are the best black drum fishing charters in Florida?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 109 black drum trips in Florida, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore Trip - 24’ Hydra-Sports guided by Justin, Tampa Bay Fishing Classic guided by Christopher, and Daytona Inshore Slammin guided by Austin.
Our guides in Florida are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 7327 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.
All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.
The most popular cities to book a Black Drum charter in Florida are New Smyrna Beach, Tampa and Islamorada.
What types of black drum fishing charters are common in Florida?
Inshore fishing is the most popular for black drum in Florida as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.
The most common fishing techniques in Florida are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and artificial lure fishing but bottom fishing and sight casting are popular as well.
How much do Florida black drum fishing charters cost?
for black drum in Florida prices can range anywhere from $250 to $2,400, but the average price for a half day trip for black drum in Florida is $562. The average price for a full day trip for black drum in Florida is $845.
What month is best for black drum fishing in Florida?
The most popular season for black drum fishing in Florida is spring, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.
Do I need a Florida fishing license for black drum and what are the bag limits for black drum in Florida?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Florida don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Florida.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
We had an amazing time with Greg, he was so patient and great with the kids. No only did the boys get to fish they seen dolphins and at the end they even fed the pelican. Definitely a 5 ⭐️ experience!
Stacey E. with Greg G. of Panama City, Florida
Carol, Doug, and I enjoyed our near-shore 6-hour fishing trip with Captain Joel and Ana Banana charters in Marathon. We went out past Sombrero Reef and fished for yellow tailed snapper and caught many. We targeted grouper on the bottom as well. Next we fished near the seven mile bridge for permit and yellow jacks. Last we fished a sunken ship for snappers and groupers. Captain Joel knows his business and we caught many fish including yellow tailed snapper, mangrove snapper, and schoolmaster snapper. With Captain Joel, your pole will constantly bend with great eating fish.
Thomas T. with Joel B. of Marathon, Florida
The trip was great. Both my brother and I had a good time. The trip was priced reasonably and Neal was very knowledgeable. Had a great time.
Nicholas M. with Neal G. of Oak Hill, Florida
I’d give him a 100 stars if I could! He was fabulous! My husband and I are retired charter captains and we know the business well. Jason was great. We fished hard, he knew the area well and provided assistance when needed. We will definitely be chartering with him again. We highly recommend him to experienced and novice fishermen. He knew the right baits, had several rods rigged for different fish and different presentations for fishing. Could not ask for more!
Forrest M. with Jason L. of Cedar Key, Florida
Captain Zach was AWESOME!!! Just me and the wife on a 4 hour trip Put us on Fish within 20 minutes of leaving the dock Limited out on Snapper, and hooked up with a Baracudda Would definitely recommend Capt Zach, really good guy and knows these waters
Chris G. with Zach J. of Islamorada, Florida
Chris was excellent. Great knowledge nice boat had a fantastic time. Thank you so much.
Brian C. with Christopher T. of Tampa, Florida
Captain Brandon was great! We took this trip with our 2 kids and he was awesome with them as well. He was very knowledgeable about the area and knew where the fish were biting. We all caught at least one fish (Our WI technique was not up to par with these FL fish!) Brandon decided to keep a few smaller ones and use as bait for a shark to see if we could catch one and threw the line out. We all had fun struggling to bring fish in, when the shark line started zipping and he had my husband take the pole! After about 20 min they got it in the boat! My kids were ecstatic! So despite not catching a ton of fish, we caught a shark and that was pretty awesome!! He even took the time at the dock to show the kids the crazy big fish in the marina and how they go nuts for anything in the water. Highly recommend Captain Brandon!
Louis W. with Brandon S. of Naples, Florida
It was a blast! Chris knew where the fish were biting. And I caught my first hammerhead shark! Overall 10/10!
Laura K. with Christopher T. of Tampa, Florida
We had an amazing day! Austin was great, we caught fish we didn’t just go fishing! As someone who has never been a fan of fishing I had a great time and actually plan on doing more. The boys loved it. Best part of our vacation they said. Thank you from the Reigel and Renkenburger families.
Jeremy W. with Austin F. of Port Orange, Florida
Bad weather plagued our trip. A big fog bank rolled in on us. Caught a few but it could have been better. I saw no other boats catching fish either. Chris knows his stuff and I'm booking a Tarpon trip with him next month.
Walter R. with Christopher T. of Tampa, Florida
We booked a last minute trip with captain Austin and had an amazing time catching multiple species of fish we had never seen before. Although weather conditions weren’t ideal, captain Austin kept us on the fish and made sure we had a great time. We will definitely be booking a trip with him again next time we are in the area!
Allie D. with Austin F. of Port Orange, Florida
Phil is very personable and will get you on fish. Both of us are novices and he had us catching fish fast
Brandon W. with Mike P. of Islamorada, Florida
Christopher was an excellent captain and fishing guide who gave me and my buddy a memorable trip across tampa bay! We caught many shark, and other fish at our stops. If you’re anywhere near the Tampa area it’s worth the drive and Captain Christopher will make the experience a life long memory!
Julian K. with Christopher T. of Tampa, Florida
Captain William was very helpful and knowledgeable of the waters. He was very patient with our children answering a lot of questions and instructing them on how to properly fish.
Rebecca B. with William P. of Clearwater, Florida
Brian was an amazing Captain. Put us on fish from the very beginning. Very helpful with fishing tips. Very professional. Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to catch fish and have a fun trip
Daniel G. with Brian H. of Hudson, Florida
Great trip! Brandon was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and patient with the 2 teens I had with me. I would recommend for both beginners and experienced anglers.
Bryan H. with Brandon S. of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Captain Todd did a great job. Can’t wait to come back to go again
Chad R. with Todd V. of New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Kevin was awsome, put us right were the keeper were.
Mark H. with Kevin H. of St. Augustine, Florida
Had a wonderful time with Captain. Caught tons of fish, plenty to take home as well. Great company too
Bryan L. with Stanley B. of Naples, Florida
We had a Great Time. The Captain was a very nice guy made the experience worthwhile.
Johnny W. with Christopher T. of Tampa, Florida
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Top Fishing Charter Locations in Florida
The Best Places to Fish in Florida
- Banana River
- Belleair Bluffs
- Big Pine Key
- Boca Grande
- Boca Raton
- Bonita Springs
- Bradenton Beach
- Cape Coral
- Cedar Key
- Coral Gables
- Crystal River
- Cudjoe Key
- Dania Beach
- Daytona Beach
- Delray Beach
- Duck Key
- Fernandina Beach
- Flagler Beach
- Fort Lauderdale
- Fort Myers
- Fort Myers Beach
- Fort Pierce
- Fort Walton Beach
- Fussels Corner
- Gulf Breeze
- Hillsboro Beach
- Holmes Beach
- Indian Rocks Beach
- Jacksonville Beach
- Key Biscayne
- Key Largo
- Key West
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- Marco Island
- Melbourne Beach
- Miami Beach
- New Smyrna Beach
- Oak Hill
- Old Town
- Ormond Beach
- Palm Coast
- Palmetto Bay
- Panama City
- Panama City Beach
- Pensacola Beach
- Pompano Beach
- Ponce Inlet
- Port Charlotte
- Port Orange
- Port St. Joe
- Punta Gorda
- Riviera Beach
- Saint Marks
- Santa Rosa Beach
- St. Augustine
- St. Pete Beach
- St. Petersburg
- Stock Island
- Summerland Key
- Tarpon Springs
- Tierra Verde
- Treasure Island
- Vero Beach
- West Palm Beach
Other Species in Florida
- African Pompano
- Albacore Tuna
- Alligator Gar
- Almaco Jack
- Black Grouper
- Black Marlin
- Black Seabass
- Blackbelly Rosefish
- Blackfin Tuna
- Blacktip Shark
- Blue Catfish
- Blue Marlin
- Blue Shark
- Bluefin Tuna
- Bonnethead Shark
- Broomtail Grouper
- Bull Shark
- Cero Mackerel
- Channel Catfish
- Clown Knifefish
- Cubera Snapper
- False Albacore
- Florida Pompano
- Freshwater Drum
- Gag Grouper
- Goliath Grouper
- Great White Shark
- Hammerhead Shark
- Hardhead Catfish
- Horse-eye Jack
- Hybrid Striped Bass
- Jack Crevalle
- Lane Snapper
- Largemouth Bass
- Lemon Shark
- Mahi Mahi
- Mako Shark
- Mangrove Snapper
- Mullet Snapper
- Mutton Snapper
- Nurse Shark
- Peacock Bass
- Pink Snapper
- Porbeagle Shark
- Queen Snapper
- Rainbow Runner
- Red Grouper
- Red Snapper
- Scamp Grouper
- Skipjack Tuna
- Snowy Grouper
- Spanish Mackerel
- Speckled Trout
- Strawberry Grouper
- Striped Marlin
- Thresher Shark
- Tiger Shark
- Vermillion Snapper
- Warsaw Grouper
- White Marlin
- Yellowfin Tuna
- Yellowtail Amberjack
- Yellowtail Snapper
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