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Sight Casting Charters Near Hudson, Fl
Come have some serious fun and explore some of the most prolific waters in the area with Captain Andy! Captain Andy has a keen eye for where the fish bite. He likes to launch out of Crisp Park which is the closest boat ramp to Weadon Island Preserve. Weadon Island provides a sanctuary for all kinds of wildlife especially big reds, trout, snook, and flounder! Listen to his advice and you’ll be catching some trophy-sized fish in no time! Captain Andy specializes in catching multiple species in the same day so if you're looking to target and inshore slam, Captain Andy is an awesome choice! On this 4- or 6-hour escapade, you will be working the water around Weadon Island aboard Captain Andy’s 24.5-foot Center Console equipped with one 300 HP Yamaha. This boat is outfitted with a GPS, Fishfinder, live bait well, and an ice box. It can accommodate four anglers, so make sure you bring some good company! Captain Andy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and licenses. He’ll also provide chips, granola, energy bars, as well as bottled water. You may also bring your own food and beverages. Don’t forget a hat, sunscreen, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Test your skills and strength and fill the boat on what promises to be an exhilarating day with Captain Andy! Read More
St. Petersburg Inshore Slam
Head out with Captain Leon for an awesome inshore fishing experience in the rich waters off Crystal River, FL. This area has a huge variety of different fish species, from classics like Redfish, Drum, and Trout, to gamefish such as Cobia and Snook! You name it, Captain Leon will help you land it! To hook these fish, you will be mostly fishing the inshore bays and flats in the King's Bay area. These flats are a perfect place to practice sightcasting to tailing Reds, so bring your A-game. There is nothing more rewarding than spotting, stalking, and making a perfect cast to an unsuspecting fish. The rush of that hook set is an experience you won't soon forget. Captain Leon is adept at teaching new fishermen these techniques, so whether you're a seasoned veteran looking for your next trophy or a beginner looking to learn the ropes, Captain Leon will work his hardest to make sure you have the best possible experience out on the water! You'll fish from the deck of his 21' Carolina Skiff bay boat—an ideal vessel for these waters. She's powered by a 115 HP Yamaha, so you'll be on fish smoothly and comfortably. Everything for your trip is included, but you're more than welcome to bring any of your own gear if you like. Otherwise, all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, and Captain Leon will take care of the rest! Read More
Crushin' It Inshore Special
If you're looking to get on some spectacular inshore sportfish in the Tampa Bay/St. Pete area, there's no better guide than Captain Thomas. He's been fishing these waters for more than two decades, and he's studied the prime spots and best holes in order to put you on record-setting fish! You'll be targeting classic inshore species such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Snook—sometimes known as the "Florida Triple" or the "Florida Grand Slam". These fish are all great fighters, and are an absolute blast to catch, whether it's your first time out there, or your thousandth. You'll be chasing bites using light-tackle techniques, fishing both live bait and lures depending on the season, water conditions, and weather. Captain Thomas is a pro, and he's got an array of tips and tricks to help you hook a personal best! Thomas runs his trips aboard his 22' Century bay boat—an ideal vessel for hunting lunkers in inshore waters. She's fast, with a 250-HP Yamaha engine, and a hull profile that's sharp enough to cut through chop and shallow enough to get into backcountry channels where big fish like to congregate. She's also equipped with a wireless trolling motor to help you sneak up on your targets, plus a live well for bait and an ice box for your keepers. Everything you need will be provided for you, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen (lotion only, no spray!), a hat, and a pair of sunglasses to cut the surface glare. Get out there and have a blast! Read More
Tampa Bay Inshore Roundup
Tarpon fishing is guaranteed to get any angler's heart pumping! There is nothing like the feeling of a giant Tarpon exploding out of the water with a hook in corner! Tarpon fishing has all the thrill of hunting and stalking, along with the skill of fishing, which makes for the ultimate big game experience. Most tarpon range between 50 and 200+ pounds, with the average fish being 70 to 140 pounds. Come and experience one of the world’s most powerful and acrobatic gamefish from the bow of Captain Seth's custom 23’ bay boat. This trip is an experience that you won't soon forget! Read More
Clearwater Tarpon Fishing
Attention anglers! If you're looking for the ultimate fishing adventure, look no further! This inshore focused trip with Captain Christopher in Tampa , Florida is one of the best charters on Florida's Gulf coast, and is an absolute blast for anglers of all levels. Captain Christopher is a seasoned pro with years of experience navigating the waters of Tampa Bay, and he knows exactly where to find the best Snook, Redfish, and Trout in the area. On this trip, you'll be stalking the mangrove channels and brackish inshore cutaways looking for big-time Snook. These aggressive predatory fish are something like a saltwater version of the Pike, and are known for blowing up baits and lures on topwater and really bringing the fight! But it's not just about the fishing. Captain Christopher's charters are all about creating a unique and memorable experience for his guests. His custom-built 21’ Clearwater 2000CC bay boat is fully equipped with all the necessary gear and amenities, including a shaded T-top and an open deck for soaking up the sun. The sleek design of this shallow-draft vessel allows for a comfortable drift through even the shallowest areas, so you can get into the "skinny" water where big Snook hang out. There’s also a Bluetooth stereo, so feel free to bring your favorite playlist! Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the beauty of Tampa, Florida's waterways and catch some of the most sought-after fish in the Gulf. Book your Snook charter fishing trip with Captain Christopher today and make your fishing dreams a reality! Read More
Tampa Bay Fishing Trip
Welcome to the ultimate Tarpon-fishing adventure in Tampa, FL! On this trip, you'll partner up with Captain Christopher on his 21' Clearwater center console, and chase down some powerful sportfish in shallow water. The majestic Tarpon is known for its size, strength, and acrobatic jumps, making it a challenging catch for even the most experienced anglers. These fish are challenging for any angler, with powerful runs and crazy tail-walking, head-shaking action. However, with Captain Christopher's expertise and knowledge, you'll have a great chance to hook into one of these world-famous "Silver Kings". As you head out onto the shimmering waters of Tampa Bay, you'll feel the excitement build as you cast your line and wait for the Tarpon to strike. The crystal-clear waters here offer the perfect habitat for Tarpon, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to spot these magnificent creatures swimming beneath the surface. You'll be fishing on light tackle with both live and cut bait, so you'll really feel it when a Tarpon grabs the hook! Captain Christopher's 21' Clearwater center console is fully equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear and technology, ensuring that you'll have everything you need to reel in these powerful game fish. The vessel is spacious and comfortable, with ample seating and shade to keep you cool during those hot summer days. Why wait? Book a charter now and take your summer vacation to the next level! The option for world class trophy Tarpon fishing in world famous Boca Grande Pass is also available at no extra cost. Read More
Tampa Tarpon Fishing
Experience the thrill of the catch on this charter fishing trip with Captain John on Tampa Bay! You'll be targeting prime inshore species such as Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, and Speckled Trout, all of which are a blast to hook. With years of experience under his belt, Captain John knows all the best spots to find these fish, and has tons of tips and tricks to help you land the big ones. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, he'll provide top-notch guidance throughout your excursion. And with Tampa Bay's stunning scenery as your backdrop, you'll be sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss your chance to reel in the big one with Captain John on Tampa Bay! Read More
Tampa Bay Inshore Slam
Join Captain Matt and enjoy a beautiful morning or afternoon of fishing in Tampa Bay, Florida! No matter your age or skill level, there’s a fish out there with your name on it. Captain Matt knows just where the fish bite, so be sure to listen to his advice. For these 4-hour trips, you’ll be testing your casting accuracy as you target Cobia, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, Tripletail, and many more species of fish. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Matt’s 23-foot bay boat powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine. This boat is equipped with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and Ice Box. It can accommodate 4 anglers. Don’t forget to bring food for the day (Captain Matt will have bottled waters on board) as well as a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Captain Matt will provide all rods, reels, and tackle, but feel free to bring your own. Captain Matt catches live bait before the start of each day, as it’s most effective in these waters, so don’t worry about bait! Captain Matt will also clean and fillet your fish at the end of each trip. Get ready for an eventful day on the water with Captain Matt! Read More
Tampa Half Day Trip
Picture this: crystal-clear sand flats, lines of giant migrating Tarpon, and you up on the bow with your fly rod in hand. Few things in the world of sport fishing compare to pursuing a Tarpon with a fly rod! These powerful, acrobatic fish are something special, and they'll leave you with an unexplainable emotion that's difficult to put into words. These fish are the top predators in their inshore habitat, and hooking one is the experience of a lifetime. You'll chase bites using purist flyfishing techniques, which are challenging but make the act of hooking a Tarpon all that much better! Tarpon behavior changes depending on the season, the water conditions, and even the phases of the moon, so Captain Tommy's expertise here is absolutely invaluable. He'll make sure you're rigged with the ideal patterns, and has tons of expert advice to improve your presentation, retrieve, and hookset and increase your chances of landing a big fish! The west coast of Florida is a major migration path for the "Silver Kings", due to the bays and riverways along the coast. In fact, several world records have been caught and broken just a short boat ride from where you'll fish, so get out there and throw some lines! Read More
Full-Day Tarpon Special
Embark on an unforgettable inshore fishing adventure with Captain Gage in the picturesque waters of Clearwater, Florida. Captain Gage is your seasoned guide to the abundant marine treasures that this region has to offer, and he operates his trips from a sleek 22-foot Ranger bay boat. With a wealth of local knowledge and years of experience, Captain Gage knows all the secret spots and prime fishing grounds that will ensure a successful and exciting excursion. Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice, Captain Gage's inshore trips are tailored to accommodate up to 5 guests at a time, making it an ideal outing for families, friends, or solo adventurers. His boat is fully equipped with top-of-the-line fishing gear and safety equipment, ensuring a comfortable and secure journey throughout your fishing expedition. From snook and redfish to trout and tarpon, Clearwater's diverse inshore waters are teeming with a wide variety of species, and Captain Gage's expertise ensures that you'll have the best chance of reeling in a memorable catch. As you cruise along the stunning Clearwater coastline, Captain Gage will not only assist you in hooking the catch of the day but also share insights about the local ecosystem and its unique wildlife. Whether you're looking for a thrilling fishing experience or a tranquil day on the water surrounded by Florida's natural beauty, Captain Gage's inshore trips offer the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Make lasting memories and catch some trophy fish with Captain Gage on your next Clearwater inshore fishing excursion. His boat comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water including all the rods, reels, tackle, bait and fishing licenses. So all you have to do is bring your favorite snack and drinks, your sun protection, and your camera and Captain Gage will take care of the rest! Read More
Embark on an epic fishing adventure in the Gulf of Mexico as you chase the mighty Tarpon, the ultimate trophy fish. Join us for an exhilarating tarpon fishing trip aboard our top-of-the-line 22' Dusky Bay Boat, specially designed to navigate these waters with ease. Whether you're an advanced angler seeking a challenge, a beginner looking to learn the ropes, or an intermediate angler honing your skills, our skilled guides will ensure an unforgettable experience tailored to your skill level. Experience the thrill of the chase as you cast your line and entice these magnificent silver kings with a variety of techniques including artificial lure fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and sight casting. Feel the rush of adrenaline as you witness the powerful leaps and acrobatics of these massive fish, known for their incredible strength and stamina. With our expert guidance, you'll have the opportunity to test your skills and tackle one of the most sought-after game fish in the world. Whether you choose to fish inshore or venture nearshore, the Gulf of Mexico offers prime habitat for tarpon. As you cruise along the stunning coastline, you'll not only have the chance to hook into these impressive creatures but also soak in the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds you. So grab your fishing gear, bring your sense of adventure, and get ready for an unforgettable tarpon fishing experience in the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Book your tarpon fishing trip today and get ready to embark on a thrilling angling adventure that will leave you with lifelong memories. Our experienced guides, state-of-the-art equipment, and prime fishing locations ensure an action-packed and rewarding fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels. Don't miss the opportunity to test your mettle against the mighty tarpon – the "Silver King" awaits! Read More
Tarpon Fishing Baby!
Head out with Captain Tyler for an awesome inshore experience fishing around Tampa Bay and Clearwater Florida. This area has an abundance of different fish species and several different ways to target them. You have Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Pompano, Permit, Cobia, and Black Drum just to name a few, and Captain Tyler knows how to catch 'em all! To hook into these fish, you will mostly be sight fishing the inshore bays, flats, and even backcountry river systems around the Clearwater-St. Pete area. There is nothing more rewarding than spotting your quarry, stalking your quarry, and making a perfect cast onto an unsuspecting fish. The rush of the hook set after that is an experience you won't soon forget. Captain Tyler is especially adept at teaching new fishermen these techniques so whether you're a seasoned veteran looking for your next trophy or a beginner looking to learn the ropes, Captain Tyler will work his hardest to make sure you have the best possible experience out on the water! Everything for your trip is included, but you're more than welcome to bring any of your own gear if you like. Otherwise, alls you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, and Captain Tyler will take care of the rest! Read More
Sunny Fishing On Tampa Bay
Hop on board this inshore trip with Captain Vince and drift down the majestic Crystal River on Florida’s Gulf coast. As the name implies, the Crystal River boasts clear waters and beautiful views, as well as an assortment of fish for every season. In the early winter, Captain Vince searches for the stragglers on Grouper season as well as Redfish, Trout, and many other species looking for an easy meal in the calm waters. As spring begins, you can find Redfish, Trout, and Mangrove Snapper emerging from their winter shelter. Finally during the dog days of summer, Captain Vince targets the Snook and Redfish schooling up on the mangrove banks. Summer is also a very exciting time: the beginning of Grouper season! Captain Vince provides a fishing license, rods, tackle, bait, ice, water, and fish cleaning services, so all you need to bring is sun protection and a positive attitude. The charter runs both a 5 hour and an 8 hour trip, which each take up to four guests. As Captain Vince says “fishing is the best way to build old friends and new friends alike,” so take this chance to get out to the Nature Coast where life slows down. Read More
Get out there on the water and enjoy everything Tampa Bay, FL has to offer on this trip with Captain Cody, an all-around outdoorsman who loves putting his clients on top gamefish! A Florida native, he grew up hunting and fishing this area and has years of experience on the water, so whether you're just looking to have a good time with family, fill your cooler with table fare, or bag a trophy fish, he has you covered. On this trip, you'll be chasing some of America's most popular inshore sportfish, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Mangrove Snapper, and Snook. All of these fish are a blast on light tackle, and provide a challenge for every angler. In Tampa's clear water, you can sight cast directly to these fish, and put that bait or lure right in front of them for that giant topwater blowup. Captain Cody runs his fishing trips aboard a 26' Andros bay boat, an ideal fishing vessel that can handle all kinds of water and weather. She's equipped with a Yamaha 300-HP for a ton of speed, and is kitted out with amenities to enhance your experience. All you need to bring is your sunscreen (no spray please), some sunglasses, and a good attitude! Captain Cody has everything else covered, so get out there and have some fun! Read More
Tampa Bay Inshore Action
Are you ready for a fishing adventure like no other? Join Captain Janot on an inland fishing charter in Palm Beach, FL, where you'll be chasing some of the most exciting and exotic invasive species in the area! That includes the iconic Peacock Bass, a variety of invasive Cichlid species, Giant Snakeheads, and more! Every single one of these species are a blast to catch, and their exciting fighting abilities are only matched by their vibrant colors and patterns. Peacock Bass in particular are known for their huge surface blow-ups, as well as their brilliant orange, yellow, red, and green coloration. These fish are known for their striking appearance and their ability to put up a strong fight, making them a true challenge for even the most experienced angler. Cichlids are very diverse, but all the species you'll see here in the Florida canals are brightly colored and highly aggressive. Get out there and catch a bunch! Read More
Palm Beach Exotics And Invasives
If you're looking for a fishing adventure in Clearwater, Florida, look no further than a trip with Captain Garrett, your expert fishing guide! With years of experience and a passion for the sport, Garrett knows all the best spots for inshore, nearshore, flats, and backcountry fishing. On his 22' Pathfinder bay boat, you'll enjoy a comfortable ride as you set out on your fishing expedition. Garrett specializes in using live bait to target a variety of fish species, including Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Tarpon. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, Garrett will cater to your skill level and ensure you have an unforgettable experience on the water. With his friendly and personable approach, you'll feel at ease as you learn new techniques and reel in your catch of the day. Don't miss out on the chance to fish with the best. Book your trip with Garrett today and get ready for an adventure you'll never forget! Read More
Fisherman's Choice Trip
An inshore fishing charters our of Homosassa, FL is the perfect way to enjoy a day on the water with family and friends! On this adventure, you'll explore the beautiful backcountry water, looking for quintessential Florida sportfish such as Redfish, Snook, and Speckled Trout. You'll be in good hands with Captain Randall. He's extremely knowledgeable when it comes to fishing this area, and he has years of experience guiding everyone from beginners to lifelong anglers. You'll start your trip aboard his 25' SeaPro center console, which is perfectly suited to this water, with a shallow draft and a powerful 300-HP Mercury outboard. From when you arrive at the dock to when you leave after a successful day, everything is taken care of, including the rods, reels, bait, and tackle. Captain Randall will provide water and ice for your keepers. During your experience, he also offers photography, video, as well as the ability to keep your fish for mounting! Read More
Nature Coast Inshore Fishing Trip
Experience the thrill of the catch on a charter fishing trip with Captain John in Tarpon Springs! Climb aboard his spacious 24' Ranger bay boat and let the adventure begin. With over twenty years of experience, Captain John knows all the best spots to hook Snook, Redfish, Trout, Jacks, and more. On this trip, you'll hone in on Tarpon, the "Silver King" of the Florida inshore. These fish are absolutely electrifying to chase, and are known for powerful runs, huge jumps, and crazy tail-walking, head-shaking action! Captain John's 24' Ranger bay boat is ideal for chasing these fish, with a shallow draft that will allow you to stalk fish in the skinniest backcountry waters. Plus, it's kitted out with all the top extras and electronics to enhance your fishing experience! Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, Captain John will provide top-notch guidance throughout your excursion. And with the St. Joseph Sound, Anclote Island, and Clearwater Beach as your backdrop, you'll be sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss your chance to reel in the big one with Captain John down in Tarpon Springs! Read More
Tarpon Springs Special
Everything to Know About Booking a Hudson sight casting charter
What are the best sight casting charters in Hudson?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 26 sight casting trips in Hudson, and the most popular trips in the area are Classic Florida Inshore Fishing guided by Patrick and Nature Coast Inshore Trip guided by Mike.
Our guides in Hudson are rated a 4.96 out of 5 based on 9599 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.
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What types of sight casting charters are common in Hudson?
Inshore fishing is the most popular for sight casting in Hudson as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and river fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for sight casting in Hudson are: 1. redfish, 2. snook, 3. speckled trout, and 4. tarpon.
How much do Hudson sight casting fishing charters cost?
for sight casting in Hudson prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $1,500, but the average price for a half day trip for sight casting in Hudson is $555. The average price for a full day trip for sight casting in Hudson is $806.
What month is best for on a sight casting charter in Hudson?
The most popular season to go on a sight casting charter in Hudson is spring, and most anglers book their trips 11 days in advance.
Do I need a Hudson fishing license and what are the bag limits in Hudson?
If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Hudson 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 Hudson. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
Brian was an amazing Captain. Put us on fish from the very beginning. Very helpful with fishing tips. Very professional. Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to catch fish and have a fun trip
Daniel G. with Brian H. of Hudson, Florida
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