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What are the best fishing charters in Palm Coast?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 5 trips in Palm Coast, and the most popular trips in the area are Palm Coast Flats to Nearshore - 17’ Mitzi guided by Emanuel, 25 ft Dorado Ocean Trip guided by Kicen, and Palm Coast Adventures for The Whole Family! guided by Brian.

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Other popular fishing spots nearby for booking a charter include St. Augustine and Flagler Beach.

What types of fishing charters are common in Palm Coast?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in Palm Coast as well as nearshore fishing, flats fishing, and river fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Palm Coast are: 1. black drum, 2. flounder, 3. redfish, 4. snook, and 5. speckled trout / spotted seatrout.

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

How much do Palm Coast fishing charters cost?

in Palm Coast prices can range anywhere from $450 to $2,500, but the average price for a half day in Palm Coast is $585. The average price for a full day in Palm Coast is $1,542.

When is the best time to go fishing in Palm Coast?

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

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

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

Palm Coast Fishing Charters

Palm Coast put a variety of fishing opportunities at your fingertips with world-class fishing in all directions. Freshwater fishing is excellent in the St Johns River and Lake George which empty into the Palm Coast inshore waters. The rich waters allow for prized inshore species to thrive. This also benefits the massive reef fish and pelagic species that live in deep waters making it a top fishing destination on the Atlantic coast.

Palm Coast Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing is only a short drive inland and offers unique fishing opportunities. Lake George is only a few miles west of the coast but the water is brackish as the St. Johns River nears the ocean. This lake is very productive for crappie and bass as well as several other inshore species. The wide variety of species to target in Lake George means there is no shortage of fish to catch. If you want to get two birds with one stone, this is the fishing spot for you.

Palm Coast Inshore Fishing

Palm Coast has great inshore fishing opportunities that can be found in the backwaters, rivers, inlets, and along the shoreline. These waters offer quality shots at some of the most sought-after inshore species. The inshore species available include trout, redfish, snook, and black drum with an added bonus of tarpon depending on the time of year. The brackish backcountry waters near Palm Coast are a great place to target more inshore species such as flounder, sheepshead, and pompano. With such a wide variety of fish and environments to target, Palm Coast offers top-notch inshore fishing that will make even the most veteran anglers smile.

Palm Coast Nearshore Fishing

With an array of wrecks and reefs to explore looking for larger nearshore species, you will find all the action you can handle. Dropping bait near structure will be the best approach for catching various snapper and grouper species. Trolling will provide amazing opportunities to catch prized game fish like kingfish, Spanish mackerel, and mahi-mahi, which are plentiful off the Atlantic Coast of Florida. These nearshore fish species crush bait and fight hard which is the perfect recipe for an exciting day of fishing.

Palm Coast Offshore Fishing

Head out to the offshore blue water to target the heavy-hitting pelagic species. The range of incredible species that patrol these waters include blackfin tuna, wahoo, mahi-mahi, kingfish, and sailfish. Many of these fish come through the area during their migration with tuna and sailfish coming in strong in the spring. Summer lends itself to a strong mahi-mahi and kingfish bite while huge wahoo are hot in the cooler months. Offshore trolling is exhilarating with long fights, huge blowups, and even bigger fish.

Things to Do in Palm Coast

Palm Coast has an abundance of activities on or off the water that is sure to make for a memorable trip. A trip to the coast means spending at least one day at the beach. The Beaches near Palm Coast have clean sand and beautiful water making them a great place for rest and relaxation. When it’s time to fuel up or wind down, there are plenty of beachfront restaurants and bars to choose from.

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How are fishing conditions in Palm Coast?

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