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What are the best fishing charters in Englewood?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 78 trips in Englewood, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Excursion - 26' Key West guided by Michael, Boca Grande Trophy Tarpon Fishing guided by Christopher, and Full-3/4-Half Day Trip guided by Zach.

Our guides in Englewood 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a charter include Sarasota, Bokeelia and Placida.

What types of fishing charters are common in Englewood?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Englewood.

The most commonly sought after species in Englewood are: 1. tarpon, 2. speckled trout, 3. snook, and 4. redfish.

The most common fishing techniques in Englewood are live bait fishing, light tackle fishing, and jigging but bottom fishing and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much do Englewood fishing charters cost?

in Englewood prices can range anywhere from $400 to $2,900, but the average price for a half day trip in Englewood is $637. The average price for a full day trip in Englewood is $1,098.

What month is best for fishing in Englewood?

The most popular season for fishing in Englewood is spring, and most anglers book their trips 23 days in advance.

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

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Englewood 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 Englewood. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

Englewood Fishing Overview

Englewood, FL is a popular tourist destination known for its pristine beaches, golf courses, and diverse wildlife. However, the town's fishing charters are a major draw for visitors, with its rich history as a fishing village dating back to the 19th century.

Inshore fishing in Englewood offers a variety of options for anglers, with half-day trips yielding impressive catches of Snook, Redfish, Trout, and more. For those seeking a trophy catch, specialized trips to Boca Grande, the ""Tarpon Capital of the World,"" are available. The flats and mangroves also offer opportunities to catch Cobia, Tripletail, King and Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, and Permit.

For a more challenging adventure, full-day offshore trips are available for experienced anglers. These trips offer the chance to catch Red and Mangrove Snapper, Grouper, Barracuda, Amberjack, Mackerel, Tuna, and other prized fish.

Englewood has numerous fishing charters available, with captains ready to take visitors on expeditions along Lemon Bay. Booking a trip with a licensed charter covers the necessary fishing license, and reputable captains ensure that anglers are fishing within the law, as closed seasons and bag limits apply to certain species.

Englewood Inshore Fishing

Inshore fishing near Englewood takes anglers to endless shoreline and protected bay habitat that hold a variety of popular gamefish. Drifting the grass flats in Roberts Bay is a common approach for many trips and has proven to be very effective. Grass flats are a common spot to catch popular inshore species like speckled trout, redfish, and sheepshead. The water here runs 4-10 feet deep and holds a variety of other fish including ladyfish, pompano, jacks, and many more.

Two of the most sought after bucket list fish also reside in the coastal waters of Englewood. For many anglers snook and tarpon are the target of their trip and Englewood happens to be a frequent stop on their annual migration around the Gulf. They are powerful fish that can grow into giants that crush lures and peel off line if they decide to bite.

Englewood Nearshore Fishing

If you want to target bigger fish head to the jetties and beyond. The water movement around various structures during changing tides draws all sorts of bait action. An abundance of prey always draws attention from predatory fish like bluefish and Spanish mackerel which are exhilarating to catch.

Offshore Fishing Englewood

Heading further out you can target various species of deep-dwelling fish including grouper, snapper, triggerfish, and hogfish. To Target these fish the best approach is to locate deep structure and then drop down baited lines.

To find pelagic species, you will want to head out to deep water channels or drop offs and troll with a spread of lures or baits. The offshore species that patrol these waters commonly get very large and a battle with them can last for hours. Whatever you decide to target, it will be a trip to remember.

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Popular Types of Fishing In Englewood

Englewood fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all levels. The most common types of fishing charters in Englewood are inshore, offshore, and backcountry. Inshore charters are perfect for those who want to stay close to shore and catch species like snook, redfish, and trout. Offshore charters take you further out to sea to catch bigger fish like grouper, snapper, and kingfish. Backcountry charters are great for those who want to explore the mangrove-lined waterways and catch species like tarpon, snook, and redfish.

Some of the most common fish to catch in Englewood include snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, grouper, snapper, and kingfish. Depending on the type of fishing charter you choose, you may also have the opportunity to catch other species like shark, barracuda, and cobia.

Englewood fishing charters often visit landmarks like Stump Pass Beach State Park and Lemon Bay. These areas are known for their abundant fish populations and beautiful scenery. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, there's a fishing charter in Englewood that's perfect for you. So grab your gear and get ready for an adventure on the water!

The Best Places To Fish In Englewood

Englewood, Florida is a prime destination for fishing enthusiasts. With its beautiful beaches and abundant waterways, there are plenty of great spots to cast a line. Here are some of the best places to fish in Englewood, Florida:

1. Lemon Bay - This popular spot is known for its variety of fish, including snook, redfish, and trout. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the bay's deeper waters.

2. Stump Pass Beach State Park - This secluded beach is a great place to fish for snook, redfish, and tarpon. Fishing charters are available for those who want to venture further out into the Gulf of Mexico.

3. Gasparilla Sound - This shallow sound is home to a variety of fish, including snook, redfish, and trout. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the sound's many channels and flats.

4. Englewood Beach - This popular beach is a great place to fish for snook, redfish, and tarpon. Fishing charters are available for those who want to venture further out into the Gulf of Mexico.

5. Myakka River State Park - This scenic park is home to a variety of fish, including bass, catfish, and bluegill. Fishing charters are available for those who want to explore the park's many waterways.

Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Englewood, Florida has plenty of great fishing spots to explore. With fishing charters available for those who want to venture further out into the Gulf of Mexico or explore the area's many waterways, there's something for everyone.

Other Things To Do In Englewood

While Englewood fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this Florida city. Take a hike through the beautiful Lemon Bay Park or visit the historic Indian Mound Park. For a day of relaxation, head to Englewood Beach or Manasota Key Beach for some sun and sand. If you're looking for a unique experience, check out the Englewood Farmers Market or take a tour of the Lemon Bay Historical Society. And don't forget to indulge in some delicious seafood at local restaurants like Farlow's on the Water or Lock 'N Key Restaurant & Pub.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Although the captain did a decent job trolling over hundreds of tarpon, we failed to hook up one tarpon. Not sure if it was the bait, surf or what?? The captain didn’t have an explanation either.

    Rod T. with Christopher T. of Placida, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent captain and we had a good time

    lesley A. with Christopher T. of Placida, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    The guys were very happy with their trip and happy with the catch! Dustin was great also! Thanks we would do this again

    Stephen B. with Dustin L. of Sarasota, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Chris was friendly, funny, and very informational. We reeled in a trophy sized tarpon. A fantastic experience!

    Rylee K. with Christopher T. of Placida, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Mike was awesome boat was very nice we are definitely going with him again when we come back to town

    Todd D. with Michael B. of Cape Coral, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Todd was amazing. We had a fabulous time. Enjoyed our trip caught lots of fish all around great time.

    Rebecca E. with Todd W. of Sarasota, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great personalities, knowledgeable, easy going, and great with kids.

    Nicholas A. with Michael B. of Cape Coral, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a blast! Captain Charlie kept us moving not only did we catch great fish but we enjoyed dolphins all around us and a manatee swam right next to the boat. He was early for our trip and recommended a wonderful restaurant that cooked up our fish that he cleaned for us. We will be back next year to do it again Lord willing 🙏Thanks Captain Charlie

    Christopher S. with Charlie C. of Fort Myers, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    My son in law and Grandson had a wonderful time with captain Todd on their fishing charter. They both said he was great…patient and knowledgable! They would love to do it again when visiting next. I will keep all info so i can book him. Thank you Captain Todd!

    Claudia L. with Todd W. of Sarasota, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captan James was a great guy as well as a great Captain. He put my family on exactly what we were looking to catch and sent us home with a good meal. I would recommend him any day.

    Brian W. with James G. of Sarasota, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We rented two boats because we had 8 people who wanted to fish. Our captains, Dillion and Logan, were excellent. The 5 teenagers and 3 adults had the best time. Even caught some fish. Highly recommend these two captains.

    Sue R. with Dylan H. of Matlacha, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Dylan was great. Very professional, helped with our girls having a great time. I would highly recommend him.

    Robert C. with Dylan H. of Matlacha, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Darius was polite and very knowledgeable. We caught lots of fish! Overall excellent.

    Jeffrey S. with Darius K. of Sarasota, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time. Darius was great. Couldn't ask for more. Will plan to book a trip with him again next year.

    Geoffrey M. with Darius K. of Sarasota, Florida

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