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Fishing in Key West

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key West

Edge Of The Map Trip

100% (6)
25 ft 1 - 4 People From $650
Fishing in Panama City

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Panama City

Adrenaline-Pumping PCB Trip

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
Fishing in Shalimar

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Shalimar

Destin Rod-Bender

100% (4)
24 ft 1 - 6 People From $700
Fishing in Islamorada

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Epic Islamorada Inshore

100% (8)
25 ft 1 - 4 People From $600
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Fishing in Niceville

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Niceville

Destin Gulf Fishing

100% (3)
29 ft 1 - 6 People From $700
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Fishing in Fort Myers

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Myers

Fort Myers/Sanibel Fishing Trip

100% (15)
24 ft 1 - 5 People From $475

Top Cities for Cobia Fishing in Florida

Most Popular Types of Cobia Trips in Florida

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Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
trip description for The Florida Keys Inshore Experience in Key West

Head out with Captain Ryan to see what fishing the Florida Keys is known for: its Gorgeous and Bountiful backcountry, flats, and inshore waters! The 4 hour half day trip involves fishing the backcountry and inshore waters near and around Key West. You will usually stay within 9 nautical miles of the dock. The average depth of water is about 12'. We can target Tarpon, sharks, snapper, jacks , barracuda, Cobia and permit depending on time of year. Sometimes, you may want to extend your stay on the water to a 6 hour trip. There are spots that are just a bit too far to be hit on the normal half-day trip that you can explore. More time on the water spent can equal more time reeling in the big ones! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key West

The Florida Keys Inshore Experience

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24 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
Fishing in Panama City Beach
Fishing in Panama City Beach
Fishing in Panama City Beach
trip description for Summer Bottom Fishing in Panama City Beach

Captain Jim invites anglers of all levels of expertise too join him for a great time on the water down in PCB. Panama City fishing means a lot of fish biting year-round. They are up and running, always hungry. With your experienced captain Jim, this image will come true – he’ll put you on fish and make sure you enjoy it. You’ll have your water adventure on board a brand new 25’ Key West boat, built-in 2020 and equipped with the latest navigational gadgets to give you speed and precision. It can accommodate up to 6 anglers who will go around reefs and wrecks, or brave further out. The vessel has a live bait box, an icebox to keep your catch cool, and all the necessary safety equipment. You can choose from rich fishing grounds of these waters – go for Amberjack, tasty Snapper, Grouper and other offshore species. Panama City Beach is blessed with numerous species near the coastline and offshore, and with the experienced crew, you’re in for a treat. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Summer Bottom Fishing

50% (2)
25 ft 1 - 6 People From $800
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
Fishing in Miami Beach
trip description for Bachelor Party Fishing Fun! in Miami Beach

Bachelor Party Fishing has never been easier. We operate the largest charter fishing boat in Miami and can fit parties of up to 24. Bring the whole wedding party or just the boys or girls for a fun-filled day. We are not a typical drift fishing “Party Fishing” boat but rather we are a sport fishing charter boat and we can take you out to hook Swordfish, Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi-Mahi and more. Captain Manny and the friendly crew provide everything to have your day with us as much fun as possible. All you need to do is bring the beer and food or if you would prefer we can provide that too. For those that just came for the party and do not want to fish or when you want to get out of the sun, the boat has a full galley with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth stereo and HD flat screen TV all in air-conditioned comfort. Your Bachelor Party Fishing Trip will be an experience and memory to last a lifetime. The Captain and Mate will provide you with top quality fishing equipment including conventional and spinning tackle ranging from 10 to 130 lb class. When it comes to cleaning and filleting the catch. Crew members will kindly bag and ice desired fish wanted, so a 20 % gratuity would be appreciated and split among themselves. This trip is very child friendly, so don't hesitate to bring your little ones along! Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Bachelor Party Fishing Fun!

100% (2)
57 ft 1 - 24 People From $850
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This trip is managed / operated by a veteran of the US armed forces.
Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
trip description for Ultimate Action Fishing in Key West in Key West

Experience the "Ultimate Action Fishing" adventure with Captain Nick in the vibrant waters of Key West! This trip is perfect for those seeking a thrilling fishing experience, targeting a wide variety of prized game fish in both deep sea and nearshore environments. Captain Nick will guide you through a diverse range of fishing techniques, including artificial lure fishing, bottom fishing, cut bait fishing, deep dropping, drift fishing, heavy tackle fishing, jigging, kite fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and trolling. Your targets for the day will include an impressive list of species such as African Pompano, Amberjack, Barracuda, Blackfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Lane Snapper, Lemon Shark, Mahi Mahi, Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Red Grouper, Sailfish, Snowy Grouper, Tarpon, Tilefish, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Snapper. You'll be fishing aboard a 33' Center Console boat, designed for the ultimate fishing action. This vessel is fully equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear and amenities, ensuring a comfortable and productive day on the water. With its spacious deck and powerful engines, the boat is perfect for navigating both deep sea and nearshore waters. Captain Paul provides all the necessary fishing equipment, including rods, reels, tackle, and bait. Just bring your favorite snacks, drinks, sunscreen, and a hat for sun protection. Whether you're an experienced angler or a beginner, Captain Nick's expertise and passion for fishing will ensure you have an unforgettable adventure. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key West

Ultimate Action Fishing In Key West

100% (3)
33 ft 1 - 4 People From $1,000
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Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
trip description for Offshore Fishing,Reef & Wreck and Sunset in Key West

Climb aboard with Captain Antonio "Tony" for an epic 4 to 8-hour experience up to 17 miles off the coast of the beautiful Florida Keys. Whether you want to troll the open waters or post up and do some bottom fishing, this luxurious 35' Egg Harbor sportfisher will have you covered! Trolling the open waters can produce hard fighting species like Amberjacks, Sailfish and Mahi. Trolling trips are great because the boat and the knowledge of your captain take care of half the work for you. You get to sit back, relax, enjoy the sweet sea breeze, and rest your arms while you wait for the reel to start screaming and your work to begin. Bottom fishing changes the target species to an entirely different set of fish. You can expect delicious and hard-fighting reef species like Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Kingfish, and even Sharks! The experienced crew will provide all the fishing gear you need, and they'll even serve up some delicious sandwiches on the 6 and 8 hour trips. All that’s left to do is bring some drinks and sunscreen, and cast off with Captain Tony! Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key West

Offshore Fishing,Reef & Wreck And Sunset

100% (8)
35 ft 1 - 6 People From $900
Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
Fishing in Key West
trip description for Key West Silver Kings and More in Key West

Key West provides the unique ability to target the tarpon migration in Key West Harbor. This trip is offered from (roughly as the migration does fluctuate) March 1- July 31. This trip is centered around fishing-specific times and tides in Key West Harbor and other areas surrounding Key West. If chasing the Silver King is what you're after book know to get out there with the best!! During this trip, there are many other fish that you can catch in the harbor as well. Some of them are; cobia, permit, bonefish, mutton snapper, mangrove snapper, red grouper, black grouper, gag grouper, sharks, barracudas, jacks and many other species. Captain Spencer's 25' Pathfinder is the perfect boat to fight from when doing battle with these overgrown prehistoric minnows. The vessel also has a full tower which optimizes your fishing opportunities to spot and sightfish the Tarpon as they roll, not to mention score bait easier. She can accommodate 6 guests, however, Captain Spencer prefers to fish with 4 or less. Captain Spencer can also make accommodations to pick you up from many places around Key West. If you are staying somewhere with water access let us know and Captain Spencer will try to accommodate picking you up from your location. Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key West

Key West Silver Kings And More

100% (6)
25 ft 1 - 4 People From $550
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Everything to Know About Booking a Florida cobia fishing charter

What are the best cobia fishing charters in Florida?

Why should I book a cobia fishing charter in Florida with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 327 cobia trips in Florida, and the most popular trips in the area are Edge of the Map Trip guided by Spencer, Adrenaline-Pumping PCB Trip guided by Jason, and Destin Rod-Bender guided by Robert.

Our guides in Florida are rated a 4.91 out of 5 based on 3245 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.

Looking for kid friendly cobia guides / fishing lessons in Florida? Check out our beginner and family friendly cobia guides in Florida.

What types of cobia fishing charters are common in Florida?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular type of fishing for cobia in Florida as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.

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

How much do Florida cobia fishing charters cost?

Prices for cobia in Florida can range anywhere from about $600 to $4,320, but the average price for a half day trip for cobia in Florida is $1,134. The average price for a full day trip for cobia in Florida is $2,495.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for cobia fishing in Florida?

The most popular season for cobia fishing in Florida is summer, and most anglers book their trips 11 days in advance.

Do I need a Florida fishing license for cobia and what are the bag limits for cobia in Florida?

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    We had an absolutely amazing time deep sea fishing with Captain Anthony! He is a fun and knowledgeable fisherman with LOTS of experience and great stories (ask him about how he’d dive for lobsters to impress his dates). He does all the work but lets you learn and participate as much or as little as you want. We knew we had an expert when we heard the radio chatter of all the other guides complaining that nothing was biting, while we pulled in six (only four mahi in pic). The other two were a small tuna and a ~32” barracuda). We highly recommend Kilo Whiskey Charter & Captain Anthony!

    Dan W. with Anthony D. of Key West, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ike is a first class person very polite very nice guy me and my son had a great time will do it again when we come back.

    Chris H. with Ike C. of Tampa, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Absolutely the highlight of our trip. Mike and his crew were fantastic teachers, patient and focused on helping all of us catch terrific fish. They are great with kids of all ages - 5 years to 16 years. Everyone had a great time and we caught a lot of fish.

    Vicki L. with Mike W. of Stock Island, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Caught a lot of fish. Captain Jacob was a great guy and worked hard the whole time to make sure we stayed on top of the fish.

    Myron P. with Jacob M. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What a great trip and experience. First deep sea fishing trip for my 11 year old boy. Capt. Alex was friendly, knowledgeable and made the trip very enjoyable for myself and my boy. Alex makes the trip about you and works as hard as he can to make sure you have a successful trip. We definitely look forward to going back out with Capt. Alex in the future.

    David M. with Alex H. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Robbie and first mate were very friendly and fun. they were excellent fishermen and very good at putting us on the fish. Buck professionally cleaned our great haul and we will be eating great seafood in Tennesse for weeks to come. great father and son day fishing. Clean well equiped fishing boat with great friendly atmosphere. Will definitely hire Captain Robbie next season when we cpme back.

    John B. with Robby J. of St. Augustine, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great fishing trip with Captain Wade. I booked our trip for my boyfriend’s 40th birthday for us, and 3 of his friends. Wade had everything we needed and more and provided a fun and laid back experience. We all caught a handful of fish, myself included, who had never fished before. I highly recommend!!

    Rachel B. with Wade O. of St. Petersburg, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What an amazing trip!!!! Great captain and deck hand!!! Caught a shark a bunch of snappers and other stuff!!!!

    Josh . with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with Kyle, he was very accommodating to our variety of fishing experiences!! Some caught on the first cast!! Fun times had by all!

    Jennifer A. with Kyle A. of Saint James City, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great morning on the water with Captain George. He put us over fish right away. First cast went into the cooler! He was very knowledgeable and courteous. We enjoyed our time on his boat!

    Lindy K. with George H. of St. Petersburg, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Tony was great. We'd definitely book again.

    Houston H. with Antonio E. of Key West, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    He put us on the Best Fishing Day of our Life's... Hi and his Dad And His Son TONY #15. He was so Great and the day was Perfect 🥰. Now my whole family has caught a Mahi or Rainbow 🌈 Runner .

    Hugh H. with Antonio E. of Key West, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Please send our photos.

    William J. with Michael J. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great day out. Caught a bunch of fish. Fantastic experience. We will definitely be back again.

    Anjanette M. with Sig O. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing guide! Had an awesome experience!

    Gracie M. with Robby J. of St. Augustine, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing trip! Ron and Chris were awesome! We didn’t have much knowledge of fishing going into this. They made it easy and taught us a lot. We caught a variety of fish. We DEFINITELY will be doing this again with Ron on our next trip down to Florida. Thank you for such a wonderful experience!

    Hailee T. with Ron C. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Zach initially was unavailable but he got us hooked up with another boat quick and it was a great trip! The captain and his first mate were very knowledgeable about where the fish were and we never had to wait for bait, they got our poles ready, took the fish off and we had a great experience! The boat was very clean and we will for sure book with them next year! Highly recommend!

    Destany O. with Zachary W. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Terrific service and experience with Captain Tim. Ans Nick. Will definitely recommend to others.

    Jorge C. with Tim M. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    10 Stars ⭐️ Spencer was a great communicator, ensured we had a variety of fishing opportunities and was great with my kiddos!!

    Noell P. with Spencer C. of Key West, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    After a few delays due to a tropical storm we were able to get out and fish! We had a great time and everyone was very nice and helpful!! Great trip!!

    Sheri D. with Reid P. of Destin, Florida

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