The Best Nearshore Fishing Charters In St. Petersburg

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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 73 nearshore trips in St. Petersburg, and the most popular trips in the area are Clearwater Mixed Bag Trip guided by Gage, Clearwater Classic guided by William, and Indian Rocks Fishing Adventure guided by Tenni.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a Nearshore charter include Clearwater, Sarasota and Tierra Verde.

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. red grouper, and 4. kingfish.

The most common fishing techniques in St. Petersburg are bottom fishing, light tackle fishing, and trolling but live bait fishing and artificial lure 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 $325 to $3,000, but the average price for a half day for nearshore fishing in St. Petersburg is $762. The average price for a full day for nearshore fishing in St. Petersburg is $1,159.

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

The most popular season for nearshore fishing in St. Petersburg is spring, and most anglers book their trips 12 days in advance.

Do I need a St. Petersburg fishing license and what are the bag limits in St. Petersburg?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in St. Petersburg don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in St. Petersburg.

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