Damn good nearshore fishing guides in St. Petersburg, Florida

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Everything to Know About Booking a St. Petersburg nearshore fishing charter

What are the best nearshore fishing charters in St. Petersburg?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 10 nearshore trips in St. Petersburg, and the most popular trips in the area are 4-8 Hour Fishing Trip - 22’ Allcraft guided by Hank, Offshore Trip - 27' Cape Horn guided by Adam, and St. Pete Offshore Experience guided by Greg.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a Nearshore charter include Apalachicola, Belleair Bluffs and Big Pine Key.

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

The most commonly sought after species for nearshore 1 are: 1. gag grouper, 2. spanish mackerel, 3. king mackerel / kingfish, 4. mangrove snapper, and 5. snook.

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

How much do St. Petersburg nearshore fishing charters cost?

for nearshore fishing in St. Petersburg prices can range anywhere from $400 to $1,450, but the average price for a half day for nearshore fishing in St. Petersburg is $563. The average price for a full day for nearshore fishing in St. Petersburg is $856.

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

The most popular season for nearshore 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.

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