Damn Good Fishing Charters In Boca Raton, Florida

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What are the best fishing charters in Boca Raton?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 83 trips in Boca Raton, and the most popular trips in the area are Urban Fishing for Peacock Bass and other Exotics guided by Johnny, Ft. Lauderdale Bowfishing Trip guided by Michael, and Iguana Hunt/Peacock Bass Fishing Combo guided by Michael.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Banana River, Key Largo and Miami.

What types of fishing charters are common in Boca Raton?

Offshore fishing is the most popular in Boca Raton as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and lake fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Boca Raton are: 1. mahi mahi / dorado, 2. king mackerel / kingfish, 3. sailfish, 4. blackfin tuna, and 5. wahoo.

The most common fishing techniques in Boca Raton are live bait fishing, heavy tackle fishing, and trolling but light tackle fishing and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much do Boca Raton fishing charters cost?

in Boca Raton prices can range anywhere from $200 to $2,500, but the average price for a half day in Boca Raton is $569. The average price for a full day in Boca Raton is $988.

When is the best time to go fishing in Boca Raton?

The most popular season for fishing in Boca Raton is fall, and most anglers book their trips 16 days in advance.

Where can I get a Boca Raton fishing license and what are the bag limits in Boca Raton?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Boca Raton, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Boca Raton. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Boca Raton.

Boca Raton Fishing Overview

Boca Raton offers direct access to some of the most stunning beaches on Florida’s Atlantic Coast along with action-packed fishing trips perfect for any group. After just a short run from the dock, you'll be deep dropping, trolling, casting, or drifting top-notch fishing spots. Known as a sailfish hotspot, these waters are perfect for those interested in catching a billfish while deep-sea fishing.

Boca Raton Freshwater Fishing

Lake Ida is on the Northside of Delray Beach and is home to the usual freshwater species including largemouth bass, panfish, and carp. What makes the fishing on this lake so special is the exotic species that thrive in the tropical Florida climate. Further inland, and known as one of the best places to catch largemouth bass in the world, Lake Okeechobee will not leave you disappointed. With incredible fish like peacock bass and clown knife fish which are usually found in Brazil or Cambodia respectively, this is truly a unique fishing experience.

Boca Raton Inshore Fishing

The inshore fishing opportunities in Boca Raton do not get the recognition they deserve. With Canals, backwaters, and waterways full of sportfish like redfish, spotted sea trout, sheepshead, and black drum, these inshore waters are teeming with life. With other species like jack crevalle, pompano, and flounder also inhabiting these waters, there are plenty of fish to chase.

If you show up to Boca Raton at the right time of year, bucket list species including tarpon and snook are hunting in the area. The fishing is sure to be exciting when the bite peaks in the fall and the snook are firing on all cylinders. These two bucket list fish can be hard to find let alone catch in other areas, but these explosive fish can be found throughout the canals and backwaters in Boca Raton.

Boca Raton Nearshore Fishing

With plenty of nearby reefs, structures, and baitfish, mackerel, kingfish, and various snapper species can be found in the waters just offshore. With various species of snapper like mutton, mangrove, and yellowtail you can drop bait deep year-round.

Catching mackerel and kingfish is an action-packed experience with these aggressive predators. With big blowups, and pound for pound some of the hardest fighting fish, this is an experience that’s hard to beat. With various species of snapper like mutton, mangrove, and yellowtail you can drop bait deep year-round.

Boca Raton Deep Sea Fishing

Boca Raton deep sea fishing offers some of the most productive open water fishing in the world with reefs and the Gulf Stream holding a variety of species just offshore. Running out to deep bluewater means getting a shot at massive trophy fish like tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo, marlin, swordfish, and sailfish. Yellowfin tuna and the far offshore bluefin tuna are exceptional fighters that crush bait and take line with ease. Big tuna can fight for hours and test even the best anglers. Fighting a tuna is well worth the effort because their meat packs a ton of flavor.

Serious anglers come from all over to take advantage of the offshore opportunities in Boca Raton including the mighty blue marlin bite that comes on strong in the summer months. This is followed by the swordfish and sailfish in the winter, with mahi-mahi, tuna, and wahoo biting year-round.

The opportunity to catch a massive sailfish has brought many anglers to Florida’s Atlantic Coast and Boca Raton just might be the best place to do it. The sailfish and swordfish can be caught throughout the cooler months but bites peak in the winter. Kite fishing is a unique fishing style that specifically targets these lightning-fast fish and it’s an experience like no other. There are always giant fish to be caught with an offshore charter out of Boca Raton.

Other Things to Do in Boca Raton

This is a vacation destination that has something for everyone from boardwalks to parks. For a beach day head to Highland Beach for beautiful ocean views and relaxation. The Red Reef Park is perfect for nature lovers with a long oceanfront boardwalk near the nature center. With a wide variety of restaurants and bars to choose from you will never run out of places to unwind after a long day on the water.

How are fishing conditions in Boca Raton?

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