Boca Raton Fishing Charters

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Recently Booked Fishing Charters Near Boca Raton, Fl

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Boca Raton

Morning Offshore Trolling Trip

100% (5)
25 ft 1 - 6 People From $125 / person

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Swordfish Run

100% (4)
27 ft 1 - 4 People From $425 / person

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Everglades Trip - 21’ Storm

100% (6)
21 ft 1 - 2 People From $200 / person
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Nearshore Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach Slam

100% (10)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $150 / person
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Inshore, Lake, River Fishing Charter in Plantation

Peacock Bass In The Everglades

100% (4)
22 ft 1 - 7 People From $86 / person
Damn Good

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

3 Hour Trip - Sport Fishing (PM)

100% (2)
25 ft 1 - 6 People From $108 / person

Most Popular Types of Trips in Boca Raton

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Fishing Charters Near Boca Raton, Fl

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With a couple more hours on the water, you will target Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, Wahoo, Kingfish, Sailfish, and more. Rods, reels, tackle, bait, fishing license, cooler, ice, and bottled water are included. Live bait is an additional charge. We will troll with lures and dead bait if live bait is not available. Gratuity is appreciated. Interested in preserving your memories and mounting your trophy catches? Ask Captain Jonny for details. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

6 Hour Trip - Sport Fishing

100% (2)
25 ft 1 - 6 People From $175 / person

Captain Harold's operation is home to one of the most spectacular and affordable South Florida deep sea fishing fleets, where your deep sea fishing charter adventure begins...and you'll wish they'd never end! Aboard his 48' Viking Captain Harold offers Black Fin Tuna and Wahoo deep sea fishing charters in and around Ft. Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Miami, and Boca Raton of South Florida. He really enjoys deep sea fishing in South Florida on the waters around Boca Raton for Sailfish and Mahi Mahi as well. One of the cool and guides lead you to the most productive local South Florida fishing in the deep sea waters of the great Atlantic. The 48' Viking gives you an extremely comfortable experience while taking off on your fishing adventure offering a full size couch, kitchen, dinning area, two bedrooms, two bathrooms all in the air conditioned cabin where you can easily cool off and relax after reeling in your trophy catch. Prices include a crew, fuel, fishing licenses, bait & tackle as well. Things only things Captain Harold recommends you bring are a Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Camera, Comfortable shoes with nonblack soles, and a light jacket for the nip of a cool winter's morning. ​You may keep any eating fish we catch, and cleaning your fish is also included with your trip. Captain Harold will release any fish not intended for the table. Taxidermy services are available for that special fish ...... Even if you end up releasing him to fight again. When you book a trip, the boat is reserved for you and your party, only. You will not share the boat with another group, or person. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

4-8 Hours Fishing - 48’ Viking

100% (6)
48 ft 1 - 6 People From $125 / person

In our half day trips depending on time of year or target species. We will troll, live bait, bottom fish, shark fish, or Kite fish. We will usually stay within 2 miles of the beach where most of the bait fish and bottom fish are. But we usually like to target whatever fish that are biting that time of year or whatever the customer would like to catch. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Half Day

100% (1)
28 ft 1 - 4 People From $150 / person

Head out with Captain Tyler for an epic offshore adventure chasing the elusive Swordfish! Your Captain will start the day by rigging and prepping specialty baits for this trip prior to your arrival. A stop at the bait patch is also necessary as you will be fishing your way out to the deep water; for these Swordfish trips, you will head offshore up to 30 miles. On top of chasing Swords, you can also have opportunities for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and maybe even a Marlin on this trip as well. Once you get out to their swordfish spot, your Captain will deep drop one line then drift along the ledge for up to 1 hour at a time. Your Captain will make as many drifts as time will allow and you will fish our way back to shore. Swordfishing is a very patient process. But the rewards are well worth it! For your trip, you will be aboard one of their 31' Jupiter that gives you a first-class fishing experience off Florida's Atlantic Coast. Your comfort and safety are their highest priority, and they earn their stripes every day by making your catch the biggest haul back at the dock! Captain Tyler will supply all licenses, bait, and gear! They will also provide a cooler and ice. All they ask is to keep in mind how long you will be on the water when bringing drinks and snacks! You can also bring an extra ice chest to take your catch home with you or have one of several local companies ship the fish home. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Swordfish Trip - 31' Jupiter

100% (8)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $250 / person

On this awesome deepwater fishing charter, you'll go out off the shelf to hunt down migrating Swordfish, one of the most impressive fish in the Atlantic! These fish are no joke, and are a lifetime target species for many offshore anglers. This trip with Captain Peter is a great way to go after this species, which are common off the coast of Florida. Captain Mike will provide all the necessary equipment, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, and bait, so you can focus on reeling in the big one. His 50' Viking sportfisher is a luxurious and comfortable vessel, with plenty of space for you and your group to relax and enjoy the offshore scenery. With twin MAN engines, you'll be able to reach the deep waters quickly. This vessel also has a fully equipped interior with A/C, two seating areas and a full galley. Two Sub-Zero Fridges will keep any snacks and drinks you bring nice and cold while you fish. In the rear cockpit you will find a fighting chair, live well and all the equipment needed for a fun and relaxing day of fishing. Up on the flybridge there is plenty of seating area and a great 360-degree view of everything around you, whether you want to admire the scenery or watch the spread when trolling for Wahoo, Tuna and Sailfish. On the flybridge you will see the helm area that has an array of electronics to help us find the best locations to fish and increase our chances of landing the ‘big one’! Captain Mike is a seasoned angler and will provide expert guidance and instruction throughout your trip. He'll work with you to cater the experience to your experience level and preferences, so you can make the most of your time on the water. Whether you're an experienced angler looking for a challenge or a beginner looking to catch your first big game fish, Captain Mike and his 50' Viking sportfisher are the perfect choice for an unforgettable deep sea fishing charter in Riviera Beach! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Riviera Beach

Swordfish Deep Drop

100% (4)
50 ft 1 - 6 People From $500 / person

Come charter fishing on board a luxury 50ft Sport Fishing boat in Boynton Beach or West Palm Beach! This charter service has the nicest boats on the fleet and cater to all types of clients from newbies to experienced offshore fisherman. South Florida is one of the world's most productive fishing destinations. September through May are the prime months for fishing in Florida, but due to the amazing weather, there are plenty of fish to be caught all year round. We service West Palm, Boynton Beach, Boca, Palm Beach and most of South Florida. These charters are only a mile and a half from the Gulf Stream, the closest you can get anywhere in the US! On this 4-hour trip, you'll be targeting exciting shark species such as Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, and Lemon Shark. You can go after these fish with a variety of methods and this boat is equipped to do bottom fishing or drift fishing with heavy tackle and either artificial lures or live bait. Just let your Captain know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! You'll be fishing aboard a 50' Tom Fexas sportfisher that can fit up to 6 people. Powered by twin 375 HP Caterpillar C8 engines, this hefty vessel will have no problem getting you out on the coastal waters of Riviera Beach. She comes equipped with all the fishing necessities including GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers, a Fighting Chair and an Ice Box to store your catches. Additional amenities for your comfort include a Flybridge, Bed, Kitchen, Refrigerator, Multimedia System, Galley and Salon. You'll be fishing in comfort about this vessel! Captain Nick and his crew provide all tackle, bait and snacks, and have some of the highest reviews in charter fishing! All you need to bring are any snacks and drinks you might want, weather appropriate gear, sun protection, a camera and polarized sunglasses make a big difference! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Riviera Beach

Half Day Shark Fishing Trip

100% (4)
50 ft 1 - 6 People From $133 / person

A fully customized 52′ Hatteras with 892 Detroit Diesels – 750 horse power each. The cockpit is where all the action takes place – with one central fighting chair and plenty of rod holders. our Fort Lauderdale sightseeing boat is fully air conditioned, including TV, radio, refrigerator, and ice maker. One of the most comfortable Florida fishing charters. Arrive approximatly 15 minutes prior to your departure to allow the crew to get aquainted with everyone and figure out what species to target. Once on our way, the mate will go over the proper fishing techniques to be used. Don’t worry, no experience is needed. One of the best aspects of fishing in South Florida is how close the deep water is in close proximity to the beach. The average depth drops off 100 feet of water every mile traveled off land. It is a beautiful thing when you are fishing within 30 minutes of leaving the dock. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Prime Time Ultimate Fishing Trip

100% (4)
52 ft 1 - 6 People From $146 / person

Head out with Skip and prepare for an action-packed day of Florida freshwater fishing! Lake Ida is a perfect sanctuary for freshwater fishing near the beautiful Florida coast. This trip is perfect for families, and kids are welcome! On this trip, Skip will motor you out into Lake Ida where you can expect to target exciting species such as Peacock Bass, Clown Knifefish, and Largemouth Bass. The only method you'll need to catch these distinctive, colorful fish is classic light tackle. Just let Skip know what fish you want to catch and he'll get you set up with whatever's biting that time of year! You'll be fishing aboard a 20’ G3 Deluxe bay boat that can comfortably fit 3 anglers. This do-it-all vessel will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting! Skip will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, any snacks or drinks you might need and a Florida fishing license. He also includes a cooler stocked with ice and water. Book your trip today and get ready for an exciting freshwater trip! Read More

Lake Fishing Trip in Delray Beach

Lake Ida Freshwater Slam

100% (9)
20 ft 1 - 3 People From $92 / person

Swordfish are no joke! They're one of the toughest, hardest-fighting, and trickiest fish to hook in the Gulf, and an expert captain is absolutely essential if you want to check this species off your list. Captain Rich is the perfect man for the job, with years of experience going after these deep-sea predators with all kinds of clients. On this trip, you'll be heading deep offshore, trolling for lightning-fast gamefish such as King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Once you reach the best fishing grounds, you'll drop your lines much deeper to attract Swordfish, which migrate at great depths, hunting for squid, bristlemouths, ballyhoo, and more. These fish are hungry, and when they hit your line, you'll feel it! Bring your A-game on this trip, because the Swords will really test your strength, skill, and stamina, with fights that can last half an hour or even longer. Captain Rich's 31' Rampage sportfisher is a serious fishing machine. She's powered by twin Cummins 270-HP engines, so you'll cruise offshore with some serious speed. This well-equipped vessel comes with all the necessities, including GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box to store your catches. This boat also have a comfortable cabin area so that you can relax in the shade in between hook-ups. Captain Rich will provide top-of-the-line rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, a lunch, and any snacks or drinks you'd like to enjoy while onboard. Get out there and bag some Swords! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in West Palm Beach

Swordfish Trip - 31' Rampage

100% (7)
31 ft 1 - 5 People From $280 / person

AN ULTIMATE FISHING ADVENTURE.🎣 PEACOCK BASS & EXOTICS FLY FISHING/ LIGHT TACKLE SPIN. ● Shore lunch included for all anglers when booking a 6 or 8 hours charter! Come cast a line with us in the beautiful Urban Jungle of South Florida, and enjoy breathtaking sceneries of the magnificent Everglades. We will show you the best peacock bass fishing, and exotic species such as Jaguar quapote cichlid, Mayan cichlid, Midas cichlid, Tiger Oscar, Spotted Tilapia, Pacu, Bowfin, Clownknife, and the infamous Bulleyes Snakehead ( AKA the Urban Jungle Dragon). Also, some of the best Largemouth bass fishing in the Everglades, where is home to many giants. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Peacock Bass Fishing: Fly Fishing/ Spin Fishing

100% (1)
17 ft 1 - 3 People From $217 / person
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This trip gives you the opportunity to target Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, Wahoo, Kingfish, Sailfish, and many other species. Beginners, intermediate, and experienced anglers who enjoy adventure and the chase will find this a fun and rewarding day! Rods, reels, tackle, bait, fishing license, cooler, ice, and bottled water are included. Live bait is an additional charge. We will troll with lures and dead bait if live bait is not available. Gratuity is appreciated. Interested in preserving your memories and mounting your trophy catches? Ask Captain Jonny for details. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Coastal Sportfishing Fun!

100% (2)
25 ft 1 - 6 People From $100 / person

Join Captain Chase Camacho, who runs trips from Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale all year round. A great fishing trip starts with a great luxury vessel! Come aboard the impressive 64’ Viking Sportfish as she weighs in at 185,000 pounds which is perfect for offshore fishing trips. “The Barefoot” accommodates up to 10 anglers and offers plenty of room for each guest with her 21’ Foot Beam. This luxurious Sportfish comes equipped with various amenities including four staterooms with in-suite showers, full galley, settee eating area, and full mezzanine seating in the cockpit. While fishing onboard the “The Barefoot”, your catch will never be too far away. Whether you’re just here for the fishing action or want to spend some time relaxing and sunbathing on the deck, you’ll get to do it in style aboard this luxury yacht. It’s hard to list every fish you’ll be able to target on this trip. These bountiful waters have almost everything, from Wahoo, Snapper, and Kingfish, to Amberjack, Grouper, and Mahi Mahi. Captain’s favorite, Tuna, is also an option and you can get Blackfin and Yellowfin. Let’s not forget Billfish species! There’s Swordfish, Sailfish, White, and Blue Marlin. Make sure to take a photo if you catch Billfish, as they have to be released back. You can keep your catch and the crew will clean it for you. Onboard, you’ll find everything you need for your trip. The vessel is stocked Tournament Tackle, Fighting Chair & equipped with tournament-grade electronics and Radar. Remember, Capt. Chase can also cater your event. The Chase N Dreams crew will do their best to meet your expectations, whether you’re looking to relax and get a tan, learn a few tricks, or land a huge catch. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join in on the adventure, from beginners to tournament professionals. Please note: this offer is non-inclusive of the cost of fuel & gratuity. Also, if required, the vessel relocation, dockage & Bahamian Customs, Immigration Fees & or holiday rates. Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Full Day Special Luxury Vip 64' Viking

64 ft 1 - 10 People From $620 / person

Based out of Miami Beach, Captain Leo is your top choice for light tackle sportfishing in South Florida. Captain Leo offers some of the best Miami fishing around! We are equipped to give you a fishing experience of a lifetime and will go the extra mile to ensure your success. Children and families are welcome, and we encourage anglers of all skill levels to join us for a great day of Miami fishing. Captain Leo can pick you up at a bunch of different launches so whichever is most convenient for you just let us know! Haulover Boat Ramp, 15600 Collins Avenue North Miami, FL 33154 Watson Island Boat Ramp, 1050 MacArthur Cswy Miami, FL 33123 Crandon Bait and Tackle, 4000 Crandon Blvd Key Biscayne, FL 33149 Black Point Marina, 24775 87th Ave Homestead, FL 33032 Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Beach Fishing

100% (9)
20 ft 1 - 3 People From $233 / person

Hop on board with Captain Robert and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing! This isn't your ordinary fishing trip; you'll be going extra far off the coast to target some of the most prized fish in the Gulf! On this 12-hour trip, Captain Robert will take you up to 100 miles off the coast of Galveston where you can expect to target Blue Marlin, Cobia, and Kingfish. You will target these trophy fish using heavy-duty fishing techniques such as heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling and jigging. Captain Robert will do everything he can to land you some picture-worthy fish! Captain Robert fishes aboard a 30’ Grady White center console, with a capacity for six people. Powered by twin 250 HP Yamaha engines, the vessel is safe and steady on its way offshore and even has a bathroom. The vessel is complete with a GPS and a fishfinder to help you get one on your line. Captain Robert will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need is a valid Texas fishing license as well as some food and drinks. These family-friendly trips can host up to 6 people, so make sure you bring some good company! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Galveston

Deep Sea Trophy Hunt

100% (11)
30 ft 1 - 6 People From $417 / person

Embark on a swift and rewarding fishing expedition with Captain Roberts on his Topaz Sportfisher in the picturesque waters of Pompano Beach, Florida. Join us for a quick 3-hour trip out to the reef, where the focus is on targeting pelagic species such as mahi, tuna, kingfish, wahoo, and more. Pompano Beach Fishing enthusiasts will find Captain Roberts' expertise invaluable as he navigates the rich waters of Florida in search of pelagic treasures. The Topaz Sportfisher, under his command, provides a reliable and agile vessel for a fast-paced yet productive fishing experience. Fishing Florida takes on new excitement with Captain Roberts' quick 3-hour trip, designed for those seeking a condensed yet thrilling adventure. Cast your line in pursuit of pelagic giants, with the possibility of encountering mahi, tuna, kingfish, wahoo, and other prized species that inhabit the reef. For Tuna Fishing Pompano Beach, Captain Roberts offers a unique opportunity to engage in a targeted and time-efficient expedition. The option to acquire live bait for an additional charge further enhances your chances of a successful catch. Join Captain Roberts on this Quick 3-hour trip and experience the thrill of fishing for pelagic species in the vibrant waters of Pompano Beach, Florida. Book your expedition today and enjoy the excitement of a condensed but action-packed fishing adventure with an experienced and knowledgeable guide. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Pompano Beach

Quick Fish Whack

100% (4)
1 - 6 People From $105 / person
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If you've been looking to go toe-to-toe with some of the biggest fish in Florida, this badass trip is your ticket. Join Captain Michael for a fight with some of the biggest sharks out there, including Bull Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Hammerheads, and even Great Whites! Once one of these predators hits your line, it’s on. Sharks fight harder than almost any other species, so this trip requires teamwork. Up to 6 of your friends and family can split time on the rod while you work together to haul in a true sea monster. You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Michael's 31' Jupiter center console—a perfect vessel for these waters. She sports twin 300-HP Yamaha engines to get you out there in a hurry, plus all the best Garmin electronics, including an autopilot system, GPS, fishfinder, and more. Everything you need to hook a big one will be provided by Captain Michael. He provides all the heavy-duty rods, reels, bait, and tackle. There will also be drinks on board, but feel free to bring your own. Shark hunting can be exhausting! You should also bring sunblock and a pair of polarized sunglasses, as well as appropriate clothing. This trip promises to be a blast! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Monster Shark Trip

100% (4)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $117 / person

Welcome to Captain Dennis' Fishing charters, where big fish are always in season. If you are in the Fort Lauderdale area and are looking for the fight of a lifetime look no further! We will be targeting GIANT Tarpon and Snook on relatively light tackle, hooking into fish in the 100lb+ range. These big Tarpon put on quite a show, jumping 6+ feet out of the water, pulling a TON of drag, breaking a lot of gear and a lot of hearts. But if you have the determination and with a little bit of luck you just might land the fish of a lifetime. Come out and test your skills against the most prized inshore fish in the world, The Silver King, Tarpon! Captain Dennis specializes in inshore fishing for large Snook and Tarpon. He offers half-day charters for up to 4 anglers and will also supply all necessary bait and tackle. Sticking mainly to calm inshore protected waters, there’s no need to worry about getting seasick on his boat. Family and kid-friendly, they cater to all experience levels, from the avid angler to the first-time fisherman. Times are flexible, so send the captain a message and let him know if there is a time that works better for you. Fishing licenses are included. Book your trip now and hit the water with Captain Dennis for an epic inshore experience. Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Fort Lauderdale

Night Time Inshore Tarpon & Snook

100% (2)
18 ft 1 - 4 People From $150 / person

Head out with Captain Dino on the beautiful Loxahatchee River estuary or head out to explore the Jupiter Inlet area. Weather permitting, Captain Dino may be able to venture outside the Jupiter Inlet in this 19' Flats boat to target other nearshore species as well like Bonito and Mackerel. These fish pull drag and put up an awesome fight, and it is an especially unique experience on a Fly Rod! Captain Dino welcomes you to bring your own gear with you but can provide you with all the rods, reels, tackle, flys, and instructions you need to get on the fish. Captain Dino always like to remind his guests that no matter your skill level, flyfishing is one of those techniques that really improves with practice. And you'll be doing yourself a great service to practice your cast and especially your double haul in the weeks leading up to your trip! Captain Dino can provide all the necessary tips, advice, and lessons to help you out, but practicing your cast in the days leading up to the trip is always a great idea to improve your chances of hooking into your next trophy fish! Read More

Flats, Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Jupiter

Jupiter Inlet On The Fly

19 ft 1 - 2 People From $250 / person
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Boca Raton

What are the best fishing charters in Boca Raton?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 165 trip in Boca Raton: Morning Offshore Trolling Trip guided by Jordan.

Our guides in Boca Raton are rated a 4.87 out of 5 based on 2203 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Riviera Beach.

Looking for kid friendly charters in Boca Raton? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Boca Raton.

What types of fishing charters are common in Boca Raton?

Deep Sea 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, 2. kingfish, 3. sailfish, and 4. blackfin tuna.

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

How much do Boca Raton fishing charters cost?

in Boca Raton prices can range anywhere from an affordable $69 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip in Boca Raton is $839. The average price for a full day trip in Boca Raton is $1,296.

What month is best for fishing in Boca Raton?

The most popular season for fishing in Boca Raton is spring, and most anglers book their trips 12 days in advance.

Do I need a Boca Raton fishing license and what are the bag limits in Boca Raton?

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Boca Raton don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. For freshwater trips, you’ll still need to purchase a license. See here for more information on fishing licenses, bag limits, and fishing season regulations in Boca Raton. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

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 Charters

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.

Popular Types of Fishing In Boca Raton

Boca Raton fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all levels. The most common types of fishing charters in Boca Raton are deep-sea fishing, inshore fishing, and drift fishing.

Deep-sea fishing charters take you out to the Gulf Stream, where you can catch big game fish like sailfish, marlin, and tuna. Inshore fishing charters stay closer to shore and target species like snook, redfish, and tarpon. Drift fishing charters are perfect for beginners and families, as they provide a more relaxed fishing experience and target species like snapper, grouper, and kingfish.

Some of the most common fish to catch in Boca Raton include mahi-mahi, wahoo, snapper, grouper, and kingfish. Boca Raton fishing charters often visit landmarks like the Boca Raton Inlet and the Deerfield Beach Pier, which are known for their abundance of fish.

No matter what type of fishing charter you choose, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience in Boca Raton. So grab your gear and get ready to reel in the big one!

Other Things To Do In Boca Raton

While Boca Raton fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this vibrant Florida city. Take a stroll through the beautiful Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, or explore the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to learn about local wildlife. For a day of family fun, head to Sugar Sand Park or the Children's Science Explorium. If you're looking for a little retail therapy, check out the upscale shops and restaurants at Mizner Park. And of course, no trip to Boca Raton is complete without a visit to the stunning beaches like Red Reef Park or South Beach Park.


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