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What are the best fishing charters in St. Petersburg?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 22 trips in St. Petersburg, and the most popular trips in the area are Full Day or 3/4 Day Fishing Trip - 20’ Scout guided by Chris, Offshore Trip - 27' Cape Horn guided by Adam, and 6-hour Inshore/Nearshore Trip - 23' Key West guided by Dmitri.

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Other popular fishing spots nearby for booking a charter include Clearwater, Tampa and Indian Rocks Beach.

What types of fishing charters are common in St. Petersburg?

Inshore fishing is the most popular in St. Petersburg as well as nearshore fishing, offshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in St. Petersburg are: 1. snook, 2. gag grouper, 3. redfish, 4. spanish mackerel, and 5. speckled trout / spotted seatrout.

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

How much do St. Petersburg fishing charters cost?

in St. Petersburg prices can range anywhere from $400 to $2,999, but the average price for a half day in St. Petersburg is $580. The average price for a full day in St. Petersburg is $1,080.

When is the best time to go fishing in St. Petersburg?

The most popular season for fishing in St. Petersburg is summer, and most anglers book their trips 8 days in advance.

Where can I get a St. Petersburg fishing license and what are the bag limits in St. Petersburg?

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



How are fishing conditions in St. Petersburg?

St. Petersburg Fishing Reports from Our Damn Good Guides. See more reports for St. Petersburg.

    Redfish bite is heating up with schools of fish roaming the flats as they move up the bay. Snook trout and pompano are also found plentiful on the flats. Mangrove snapper and grouper are biting well on the channel ledges and artificial reefs
    Redfish bite is heating up with schools of fish roaming the flats as they move up the bay. Snook trout and pompano are also found plentiful on the flats. Mangrove snapper and grouper are biting well on the channel ledges and artificial reefs
    Fishing is really good right now, we're catching a lot of fish, book now!