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Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Key Largo Adventure

100% (12)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Tampa

Tampa Bay Fishing Classic

100% (10)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $

Inshore Fishing Charter in Freeport

Freeport Inshore Trip

50% (2)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Fort Walton Beach

Destin Bay Fishing

100% (1)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Inshore Fishing Charter in Englewood

Inshore Trip - 23 Parker Custom

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Port Orange

3 Hours Beginners And Kids Trip

100% (3)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $

Most Popular Types of Bluefish Trips in Florida

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When you step on board with Captain Terry, you're in for the fishing adventure of a lifetime! Whether you're an old hand or a total greenhorn, he'll make sure to get you on the fish and give you the opportunity to hook a lunker! On this trip, you'll focus on the nearshore waters around Panama City Beach, FL. This rich fishery is home to a huge variety of sportfish, including Blacktip Sharks, Bluefish, King Mackerel, Bonito (super fun on light tackle!), Mahi Mahi, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. To get bites, you'll run trolling gear in combination with drift fishing on light tackle—both really fun ways to get fish hooked! Once a fish is on, hang on for the fight of your life, especially if you hook a shark. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Terry's 24' SeaPro center console, which is equipped with a 250-HP Yamaha outboard to give you a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box, and Life Jackets for all passengers. Captain Terry will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Come on down to Panama City Beach and make some lifelong memories! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Half Day PCB Trip - 24' SeaPro

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Captain Johnathan will help you reel in some trophy-size fish as you adventure through the waters surrounding Pensacola, Florida! He’ll help you target Bluefish, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Triggerfish, and Tripletail throughout your 3, 4, 5, or 6-hour adventure. The longer you’re out on the water, the more hotspots you’ll be able to visit! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Johnathan’s 23-foot Skeeter equipped with a 300 HP Yamaha engine. She can host up to four anglers, so make sure you bring some good company. Don’t forget food and drinks for the day, a hat, and sunscreen. Captain Johnathan will provide all licenses, rods, reels, and tackle. Get ready for an action-packed day on the water! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Pensacola

Bay Charters - 23' Skeeter

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23 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Take your kids out on the water and get them hooked on fishing on this trip with Captain Joey! He'll teach them how to fish in the calm waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay—both perfect places to learn how to cast and retrieve. This is a catch-and-release trip, so bring along a camera to capture some great memories! Captain Joey is experienced in CPR fishing – “Catch, Photo, Release”. This way, you’ll ensure you do minimal harm to the fish you catch, which will then be safely released back into its natural habitat. On this easygoing trip, the kiddos will be targeting Black Drum, Bluefish, Catfish, Sheepshead, and a few other species as well. Captain Joey primarily uses live bait, but is happy to use artificials as well. The species you'll target are perfect for beginners and will provide a captivating fishing experience for kids! From the first-time angler to the skilled professional, Captain Joey will do his best to keep you on the fish and put a smile on your face. Don't forget to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and a tip for your guide. All the fishing equipment for your group is provided by the Captain, along with fishing licenses for all occupants of the boat. Book your trip and Captain Joey will take care of the rest! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Fort Walton Beach

Kid's Fishing Adventure

100% (1)
20 ft 1 - 6 People $
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********6 HOUR TRIPS ARE ''UP TO 6 HOURS'', MAX. 4 PERSONS. YOU CAN FISH LESS IF DESIRED*********** ''Jetties'', are man-made piles of car sized granite boulder built in a pyramid shape off the bottom, of the Ocean, coming off of the beach, for over a mile. This massive underwater structures are designed to break waves, protect the inlet. Which coincidentally provides perfect habitat for a wide variety of fish species. If you're looking to catch a fish 365 DAYS A YEAR, the jetties off of Jacksonville, FL are a perfect place to do so, aboard Capt. Dave's boat aptly named; the JETTYWOLF. ********6 HOUR TRIPS ARE ''UP TO 6 HOURS'', MAX. 4 PERSONS. YOU CAN FISH LESS IF DESIRED*********** CHILDREN OVER 10 years old ONLY. Read More

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Jacksonville

Epic Jacksonville Jetty Trip (**up To 6 Hrs)

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26 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Head out with Captain Cory for fishing at its best, Destin is known as "The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village"! You will be fishing on a 26' Crevalle Open, powered by a 350 4-stroke Mercury outboard. This vessel also features state of the art electronics. You never know what you’ll catch in the Gulf of Mexico! King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, Tuna sharks and more. Captain Cory will guide everyone, from the most experienced anglers to family trips. Don’t forget to bring the kids! Cory also provides licenses, bait, tackle, water, and ice. Things that you want to bring include towels, camera, hat, sunglasses, sunblock, snacks, drinks, a small cooler, and your favorite music playlist! Read More

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Walton Beach

FWB Quick Run

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26 ft 1 - 5 People $$

Welcome to Panama City Beach! PCB is home to an incredible inshore fishery, and on this trip with Captain Bryan, you'll have access to all of it, from backcountry flats to deeper channels and more. You'll be casting out for bites from species including Bluefish, Mangrove Snapper, Black Drum, Redfish, and Speckled Trout! These species are all famous game fish for good reason: they pack a punch when fighting, and are a blast to catch. Anglers of all experience levels will have fun fighting Redfish, which are known for their strong runs, and Bluefish, which are especially tough inshore opponents. Your trip will begin when you step off the dock and onto Captain Bryan's 22’ Cape Horn center console. She can take up to four anglers, and she's powered by a 200-HP Suzuki engine for a fast ride. For navigation, the boat uses quality GPS, plus a fishfinder to help you locate the big ones. Finally, she's equipped with a livewell for keeping your bait fresh! Captain Bryan will provide everything you need for an awesome day, including all the rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen, sunglasses, and some snacks and you'll be good to go! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

PCB Half Day Inshore

50% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Everything to Know About Booking a Florida bluefish fishing charter

What are the best bluefish fishing charters in Florida?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 40 bluefish trips in Florida, and the most popular trips in the area are Key Largo Adventure guided by Andrew, Tampa Bay Fishing Classic guided by Christopher, and Freeport Inshore Trip guided by Sloan.

Our guides in Florida are rated a 4.62 out of 5 based on 2513 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 Bluefish charter in Florida are Panama City Beach, Fort Walton Beach and Niceville.

Looking for kid friendly bluefish guides in Florida? Check out our beginner and family friendly bluefish guides in Florida.

What types of bluefish fishing charters are common in Florida?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for bluefish 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 trolling are popular as well.

How much do Florida bluefish fishing charters cost?

for bluefish in Florida prices can range anywhere from an affordable $175 to $1,500, but the average price for a half day trip for bluefish in Florida is $603. The average price for a full day trip for bluefish in Florida is $906.

What month is best for bluefish fishing in Florida?

The most popular season for bluefish fishing in Florida is spring, and most anglers book their trips 9 days in advance.

Do I need a Florida fishing license for bluefish and what are the bag limits for bluefish 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

  • ★★★★★
    Great Captain, great First Mate, caught a sailfish, multiple mahi mahi, Bonita, kingfish, and a giant Jack Cravel. Couldn’t have been better

    Christopher M. with Mike M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I could not have asked for a better outfit to take our family fishing. Captain Keith took us to the best spots and we caught something each time. Pat and Captain Keith were amazing with our diversity of age and skill level. Thank you again.

    Terry H. with Keith N. of Madeira Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent day, excellent fishing and Brandon couldn’t have been a better guide!

    Vic T. with Brandon S. of Ramrod Key, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Experience of a Lifetime! You know when you book an Air&BnB or an excursion and you have a slight apprehension due to the uncertainty of what the host guarantees? I will tell you this upfront, book with confidence. Let me explain… I’m going to do my best, but to capture the essence of what we experienced, in simple written word, is nearly an impossible task. Our guided fishing trip really started out like any other excursion. We met early morning, dockside at the “Bait House”. The host gave very clear and concise directions to our link up, what to expect and recommendations on what to bring along. The day before our trip, the staff reached out directly to ensure everyone was on the same page. We had (6) in our party. (3) adults and (3) kids. We packed our own lunches, drinks, adult beverages and snacks. This kept the guides fully engaged on fishing and not preoccupied preparing some spoiled kids’ lunch on the water. We also packed along warming layers and rain/wind gear. Our cadre of guides consisted of a captain/primary guide (Luke) and deckhand/assistant guide (Ben). Both were very cordial, professional and entertaining with their banter and dialogue. The boat was a 33’, fiberglass, Suzuki twin-engine, center console workhorse that appeared to be specifically designed for guided fishing. The live-well was fully packed with ice to preserve our harvested fish. (3) large bean bags were provided to lounge on while underway. The boat had been fitted with modern electronics for navigation, communication and fishing. Very nice, reliable, comfortable and safe vessel. Upon boarding we got a quick brief and were given ample storage space for all the gear we brought. This was key as everything must be stowed while underway. Our initial boat ride was 24 miles off the shore of Clearwater, FL. The ride was teeming with wildlife. As the sun came up, the city skyline disappeared into the horizon until you couldn’t see anything but ocean in every direction. It was magnificent. From start to finish, our guides were very organized on the boat. Gear, tackle, cabin, live bait, ect. all well organized and serviceable. As situations changed, they communicated clearly what they needed from us. Personnel management to balance the vessel and alleviate excessive listing, along with keeping the deck open to allow freedom of movement was well executed. The equipment provided was better than adequate. All of the gear was well maintained and prepped for use. From rigging and baiting to removing the fish and cleaning/prep, the guides handled every aspect of the equipment very well. My wife wanted to accomplish (2) things. She wanted to harvest fish for our family dinner that night, and catch the biggest fish. Both were achieved. We caught A LOT of fish. We began fishing for large Amber Jack, however the guide identified that the bite was slow so we shifted gears to catch our daily harvest. We slammed a bunch of amazing fish. Porgy, Hogfish, Red Snapper, Grunt and others. We also caught some fun interesting fish like: Lizard fish, Remora (suction cup fish) and blow fish. Some were even reused as bait for the huge Amber Jack we caught later in the day. After catching plenty of fish for dinner, we moved back to our original location for another run at the large Amber Jack (AJ); an artificial reef of an intentionally sunken ship. Fishing in about 80’ of water, we quickly hooked into our first AJ. After locating the targeted species, the guides quickly switched gears in an epic display of professionalism and mastery of their craft in order to draw out the largest AJs. The communication between the guides and their actions was impeccable. One man on the rod, the other in full support. As the guide asked for a certain type/color of bait fish, the other pulled it from the livewell and began to toss the same baitfish overboard. When that particular bait was unsuccessful, they moved onto another type. This was system repeated several times until they found the right bait. It was really cool to see. Very fast, deliberate and accurate fishing. Once we had the right bait, it was like the AJs were “switched on”. Shortly we were pulling monster AJs in the boat. Huge fish the size of both of a grown man’s legs. After an exciting run of pulling in several huge AJs, we were down to our last baitfish. What I’m about to tell you just can’t really capture how awesome this last cast truly was. Now, earlier in the day we had an AJ get bit by a shark. We got it in the boat and it had some teeth marks and a gushing blood. It was crazy cool. However, this last cast set into motion a series of events that we’ll certainly remember for the rest of our lives. The line was cast and immediately hooked up. My wife was fighting this monster AJ (Yes, the biggest fish of the day) for several minutes. As the AJ was retrieved and became closer to the boat (so close we could see it) two HUGE sharks swam right to it taking a gigantic bite out of the AJ. When I say “bite” I mean a literal shark-head-shaped-bite. A cartoonish bite. Like, imagine what you would see on a Saturday morning cartoon. The bite was so clean and the exact round shape of the jaws of a shark. It was remarkable. As it got up to the boat, guide Ben (in an epic display of reluctant courage mind you) reached down and pulled up this AJ. Even the pictures just don’t do this experience justice. My wife, grabbed this fish holding it right in the bitten area like a savage. She was so excited! We were all excited. As we unhooked the AJ, the guides tossed it back out and a full-on shark feeding frenzy erupted. Multiple sharks attacking this AJ in just the most amazingly violent display. This was straight up, no BS, some National Geographic sh!t. When the AJ was pulled in, nothing remained but a huge sardine head. The Gulf gave us a show we’ll never forget and it was all due to the expertise, fast thinking and relentless efforts of our guides. As if our experience wasn’t enough, our ride back was filled with dolphins, sea turtles and a host of other incredible wildlife. The guides cleaned and prepared all of our harvested fish. They even labeled them by name so we knew what types they were. Our family loves the outdoors, and we have a saying when we venture out, “Don’t expect anything”. The fishing trip that day took everyone by surprise as to how incredible it unfolded. If you are looking for an amazing experience on the water, book with confidence because we had the experience of a lifetime.

    Yuliya H. with Brad D. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Nick tried his best but the fish just weren't biting. Nick was very nice and knowledgeable we just wish we caught more fish.

    Andy G. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a most excellent time on Blue Magic. We were scheduled for an offshore trip but wind and waves caused us to cancel this trip. However, we rescheduled for later in the day for a tarpon fishing excursion. This was a blast ! We saw sharks up close and landed several yellow jacks which gave us a good fight before being returned to the water. After trying and trying (never give up) we snagged a good sized tarpon. After a good fight which included multiple boat maneuvers it was brought to the side of the boat before being cut loose to fight another day. We thoroughly enjoyed the time spent with the captain and first mate. Both were very attentive to us, making sure that our hooks were still baited and that we had all the help required for landing and documenting our catches before returning them to the water. A great time was had by all! The boat was immaculate and we had no issues if any sort.

    Lynn E. with Steve S. of Marathon, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Fun trip I hope to book with Brice again

    Glen K. with Chris W. of Eastpoint, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an outstanding fishing trip with Captain Jack, and caught our target species at the first location of the day. In my experience this is rare. The snook were big, hungry, and plentiful. My son and his friend were astounded by the 30 inch snook's ability to fight. We had a great time, and I highly recommend Jack.

    Paul T. with Jack S. of Fort Myers, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great full day trip with Captain Chris. Chris really helped my wife with his patience and encouragement fight big fish in deep water and use lighter tackle at the shallower wreck. She landed nice yellowtail, yellow jack, mackerel and amberjack. Chris worked hard all day keeping us in fish and rigged as the shark tax was high though the morning. At the end of the day we got great local restaurant recommendations and tips on cooking our catch. Loved the boat playlist! Highly recommend and hope to come back to fish with Chris again.

    John K. with Chris P. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Would recommend to anyone.

    Ryan P. with Srbo T. of Daytona Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Scott was absolutely a pleasure to go off shore with. Very nice boat, very good with the kids, and very understanding when we had to cut the trip short. I will definitely look forward to going out again.

    Brian S. with Scott H. of Daytona Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Russel was a great Captain and our whole family had a fantastic time.

    James R. with Russell F. of Panama City, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I had a great experience with Andre. He is very attentive and helpful. He put me on some great fish. Thanks again Andre

    Glenn S. with Andre L. of Sanibel, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great day on the water with an awesome captain. Immaculate boat and equipment. We didn’t land any tarpan but we hooked a few and saw many. Would highly recommend this charter!

    Greg D. with Lou S. of Bokeelia, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We were scheduled to go off shore but the winds and waves were too high for it to be enjoyable. We cancelled the off shore trip and regrouped later in the afternoon for several hours of tarpon fishing. Had a great time ! Caught one big tarpon and several yellow jacks which were also fun to bring in. My shoulders hurt the next day! Steve and his first mate were very friendly and made sure that I had a good experience by helping me bait my hooks and take off my fish. We even had a queen conch come up hooked on a point of our anchor (which we returned to her watery bed). Would heartily recommend taking a trip with Steve and the crew of Blue Magic.

    Lynn E. with Steve S. of Marathon, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Went out full day hunting iguana and fishing for peacock bass with 3 buddies and captain Mike was awesome he got us onto the fish on the fist cast caught a bunch of different species as well as the targeted fish. We also got a ton of iguanas and my wall hanger Muscovy duck ….would highly recommend captain Mike! Thanks again buddy!!

    Tyler W. with Michael O. of Plantation, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    James was excellent. Very knowledgeable and personable. Put us on fish all morning. I would highly recommended him.

    Mike S. with James G. of Fort Myers, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain James was amazing. He was very helpful and patient with my kids. Robbie

    Robert G. with James G. of Fort Myers, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What an amazing day of fishing and boating. Captain Pete and his mate Christy were great with my three boys. They really made the experience "The Best Day Ever!"

    Roy G. with Pete R. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Superb! We have been on many, many guided fishing trips, and this one is the best I can remember! Ozzy took us to the fish we wanted to catch, and we caught more than twenty yellowtail snapper, plus a beautiful mutton snapper and a bonus barracuda! Ozzy and his wife Yari were professional, knowledgeable and super friendly! Highly recommend!

    Jimmy H. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

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