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Everything to Know About Booking a fishing charter in Englewood

What are the best fishing charters in Englewood?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 4 trips in Englewood, and the most popular trips in the area are 4-6 Hour Inshore Trip - 24’ Hanson guided by Ryan, Inshore Trip - 25’ Sea Born FX25 guided by Tim, and Tarpon Trip - 25’ Sea Born FX25 guided by Tim.

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Other popular fishing spots nearby for booking a charter include Bokeelia, Placida and Boca Grande.

What types of fishing charters are common in Englewood?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Englewood as well as offshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Englewood are: 1. gag grouper, 2. tarpon, 3. cobia, 4. red grouper, and 5. snook.

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

How much do Englewood fishing charters cost?

in Englewood prices can range anywhere from $380 to $1,200, but the average price for a half day in Englewood is $465. The average price for a full day in Englewood is $850.

When is the best time to go fishing in Englewood?

The best time to go fishing can depend on a number of factors. Call us to talk fishing!

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

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

Englewood Fishing Charters

Englewood, Florida is known for beautiful beaches and an incredible mix of fishing opportunities. With rich inshore waters and offshore reefs teeming with life, this is an anglers paradise. No matter what type of fishing you plan to do, Englewood has the perfect trip for any group. When you’re not on the water there is plenty of natural beauty and attractions that make this one of the best spots for your next trip.

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.

Things to Do in Englewood

With everything from waterfront restaurants to nature preserves, Englewood has something for everyone. A trip to the ocean means hitting the beach for at least one day or rest and relaxation. Englewood has seemingly endless beaches with beautiful blue water and stunning white sand that will help anyone relax. These beaches are also home to some incredible discoveries for people who love adventure. Head over to Cedar Point Environmental Park to get in touch with nature and check out some beautiful scenery. If you are getting hungry or maybe a little parched, head to any of the amazing restaurants or bars that Englewood has to offer. No matter what you are looking for, Englewood is the perfect vacation spot.

Englewood Tides and Weather

View Englewood tide times and charts here and Englewood weather forecasts here.