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trip description for Surf Fishing - 4 Hours in Melbourne Beach

This trip we will cover everything from how to cast, bait, and locate fish. Rio will teach you new techniques and will also educate you on why they work. Rio will always do everything he can to ensure you have a successful day but, please be mindful you are indeed Fishing and conditions will vary day to day. Rio will not tell you what you want to hear just to take your money. He works very hard so you can enjoy your leisure time. Sunrise trips are also available (just select the 6 or 7am start time). These trips start out on the sand and surf at twilight. One of the best parts of the area is the serenity of watching a beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic. Generally this is when the best fishing will start becoming active as the water starts to warm up and fish cruise the beaches taking advantage of the visibility. Read More

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Embark on the ultimate fishing adventure of a lifetime with Captain Sam! Get ready to set sail into the deep, where the vast Atlantic Ocean beckons with promises of thrilling catches and unforgettable moments. Captain Sam, a seasoned expert of the sea, will be your guide on this heart-pounding journey. This trip isn't for the faint of heart (or stomach), but for those who crave the excitement of the open water and the opportunity to reel in some of the biggest and most beautiful fish the Atlantic has to offer. Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice, our fishing options cater to all skill levels. From bottom fishing to deep dropping, fly fishing to heavy tackle battles, jigging to kite fishing, and everything in between, we've got the techniques covered. And the bounty you can expect to find beneath the waves? Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Sailfish, and more await your line. Picture the rush of adrenaline as you lock horns with these mighty oceanic beasts. So, if you're ready to cast off into the deep blue and chase after the catch of a lifetime, join us on the Center Console 2700 Pathfinder Open for an unforgettable fishing expedition with Captain Sam. Book your adventure today, and let the Atlantic Ocean unveil its secrets one thrilling tug at a time! Read More

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Join Captain Rick Marchetti for an unforgettable fishing adventure in Sebastian, FL. With a wealth of experience dating back to the seventies, Captain Rick knows these waters like the back of his hand. Whether you're planning a family day out or a fun trip with friends, Rick is dedicated to ensuring you have a fantastic time on the water. Your fishing trip will be on a 37’ Luhrs, powered by a 370 HP engine. The boat features a flybridge for excellent views and comes equipped with a toilet (porta potti) for your comfort. There's ample space for up to six passengers, making it perfect for bringing along the entire family. As an offshore fishing specialist, Captain Rick offers a range of packages tailored to your fishing desires. Whether you're eager to chase big game fish like Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Barracuda, and Cobia, or prefer bottom fishing for species such as Red and Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, and more, Captain Rick has you covered. Your trip includes rods, reels, and terminal tackle, along with all necessary fishing licenses. After a successful day on the water, Captain Rick will clean your catch, so all you need to do is bring your drinks, snacks, and a pair of polarized sunglasses to fully enjoy your fishing adventure. Read More

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trip description for Okeechobee Largemouth & Crappie in Fort Pierce

The Sunshine State is home to some of America's best bass fishing, and Lake Okeechobee is at the heart of this amazing freshwater fishery! When you get out there with Captain Colton, you'll be chasing lunker Largemouth using a variety of baits and lures. Bass are famous for their huge topwater blowups, and when you place that lure in the right spot, get ready for a huge bite! In addition to Largemouth, you can also stack up the Crappie, which are fun to catch and will go after similar lures as bass do. Whatever species you want to target, Colton will make sure you're equipped with the right tackle for the job! He's been fishing here for years, and has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to fishing this lake for big ol' bass. You'll be casting from the deck of Captain Colton's 22' Triton center console. She's a great shallow-water boat and has all the gear and amenities you need for the trip of a lifetime. Read More

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These trips start out on the sand and surf at first light. One of the best parts of the area is the serenity of watching a beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic. Generally this is when the best fishing will start becoming active as the water starts to warm up and fish cruise the beaches taking advantage of the visibility. During your sunrise adventure Rio will cover everything from what baits work best, how to cast from the surf and most importantly how to locate fish! Beyond equipping you with the basics, Rio will teach you new techniques and will also educate you on why they work. Rio will always do everything he can to ensure you have a successful day but, please be mindful you are indeed Fishing and conditions will vary day to day. Rio will not tell you what you want to hear like some other guides just to take your money. He works very hard so you can enjoy your leisure time. Read More

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Embark on a freshwater fishing adventure near Sebastian, FL with Captain Rick, who brings decades of expertise in both offshore and backcountry fishing. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just starting out, Captain Rick will tailor the trip to your preferences. You’ll be fishing from a 19’ Stalker center console, equipped with a 130 HP Evinrude engine. This versatile boat is well-suited for navigating shallow or narrow waters, making it ideal for various freshwater fishing experiences. It comfortably accommodates up to three anglers. Captain Rick focuses on Bass fishing using artificial lures. The waters you’ll explore range from 4 to 8 feet deep and are renowned for Bass fishing, ranking among the top 10 trophy Bass spots in the state. The cost of your trip covers all necessary rods, reels, and tackle for a successful outing. After your adventure, Captain Rick will clean your catch for you. Just bring along some drinks, snacks, and polarized sunglasses, and you're ready to go. Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Vero Beach

What are the best fishing charters in Vero Beach?

Why should I book a fishing charter in Vero Beach with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 19 trips in Vero Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore, Flats, & Backcountry Trip guided by Riley and Inshore Fishing guided by Sam.

Our guides in Vero Beach are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 3259 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.

Looking for kid friendly charters / fishing lessons in Vero Beach? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Vero Beach.

What types of fishing charters are common in Vero Beach?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular type of fishing in Vero Beach as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Vero Beach are: 1. redfish, 2. snook, 3. mahi mahi, 4. jack crevalle, and 5. speckled trout.

The most common fishing techniques in Vero Beach are live bait fishing, light tackle fishing, and heavy tackle fishing but artificial lure fishing and jigging are popular as well.

How much do Vero Beach fishing charters cost?

Prices in Vero Beach can range anywhere from about $400 to $1,210, but the average price for a half day trip in Vero Beach is $561. The average price for a full day trip in Vero Beach is $859.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in Vero Beach?

The most popular season for fishing in Vero Beach is summer, and most anglers book their trips 30 days in advance.

Do I need a Vero Beach fishing license and what are the bag limits in Vero Beach?

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

Vero Beach Fishing Overview

Vero Beach, a small city in Florida, is a popular destination for anglers due to its Atlantic-facing beaches, nature trails, and abundant water activities. The city offers a variety of Vero Beach fishing charters that cater to all types of anglers, from deep sea adventurers to inshore anglers. The Indian River Lagoon is a prime location for inshore anglers, with its diverse flora and fauna and thriving populations of Snook, Redfish, and Trout. The lagoon's inlets are also home to Permit, Cobia, Tarpon, and Trevally. The Atlantic waters offer a big game fish bonanza, with Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, and Swordfish waiting for experienced anglers. However, some species in the area are subject to strict bag and size restrictions, and it's important to consult with an experienced Vero Beach charter captain to ensure compliance with all regulations.

Bass Fishing Vero Beach

There are top-notch freshwater opportunities if you head inland to Lake Okeechobee. Known as one of the best places to bass fish in the world, Okeechobee will not leave you disappointed if you're looking for giant largemouth bass. You don't need to go that far because every other house in Florida is on its own canal. These canals have largemouth bass and other familiar species but are also home to exotic species like peacock bass and oscars.

Vero Beach Inshore Fishing

Inshore fishing near Vero Beach is the perfect place to hit up the countless mangroves and nearby inlets for jack crevalle, redfish, snook, pompano, and tarpon. The nearby Fort Pierce to the south is home to the world record 17 lb spotted sea trout! With jetties, channels, and plenty of backwaters available, the quality of this inshore fishery is unmatched. The inshore opportunities here are abundant and a bucket list fish is only one cast away.

Vero Beach Deep Sea Fishing

If you want to chase trophy sailfish, head out to the gulf stream and legendary Sailfish Alley which is known for being packed with trophy-sized fish. Vero Beach is a hotbed for mahi-mahi, wahoo, tuna, and kingfish. Kite fishing for sailfish is one of the most popular ways for anglers to target these fast fish and is an experience unlike anything else. If you would rather deep drop bait, head out to the reefs for snappers, groupers, and hogfish. The offshore fishing opportunities are next-level in Vero Beach with endless reefs and the Gulf Stream well within reach.

Popular Types of Fishing In Vero Beach

Vero Beach fishing charters offer a variety of options for anglers of all levels. The most common types of fishing charters in Vero Beach include inshore, offshore, and deep-sea fishing.

Inshore fishing charters are perfect for those who want to stay close to shore and catch species such as redfish, snook, and trout. Offshore fishing charters take you further out to sea and target species such as mahi-mahi, kingfish, and sailfish.

For the ultimate fishing adventure, deep-sea fishing charters are the way to go. These charters take you miles offshore to catch big game fish such as marlin, tuna, and swordfish.

Some popular landmarks that Vero Beach fishing charters visit include the Sebastian Inlet, the Indian River Lagoon, and the Fort Pierce Inlet.

The types of fish that are most common to catch in Vero Beach depend on the type of fishing. Inshore fishing typically yields redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon. Offshore fishing can result in catches of mahi-mahi, kingfish, sailfish, and wahoo. Deep-sea fishing is where you'll find the big game fish such as marlin, tuna, and swordfish.

The Best Places To Fish In Vero Beach

Vero Beach, Florida is a prime location for fishing enthusiasts. With its beautiful beaches and abundant waterways, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a variety of fish. Here are some of the best places to fish in Vero Beach, whether you're looking to go on a fishing charter or cast your line from shore:

1. Sebastian Inlet State Park - This popular fishing spot offers both beach and jetty fishing, with a variety of species to catch including snook, redfish, and tarpon.

2. Indian River Lagoon - Known as the ""most biodiverse estuary in North America,"" the Indian River Lagoon is a great place to fish for snook, redfish, trout, and more.

3. Fort Pierce Inlet State Park - This park offers both beach and jetty fishing, with a chance to catch snook, tarpon, and other species.

4. Vero Beach City Marina - This marina offers fishing charters for those looking to venture out into the ocean for a chance to catch sailfish, mahi-mahi, and other big game fish.

5. Wabasso Causeway Park - This park offers a great spot for shore fishing, with a chance to catch snook, redfish, and other species.

6. Blue Cypress Lake - This scenic lake is known for its trophy-sized largemouth bass, making it a popular spot for freshwater fishing.

7. Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge - This protected area offers a unique fishing experience, with a chance to catch snook, redfish, and other species while surrounded by beautiful natural scenery.

Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Vero Beach has plenty of options for fishing charters and shore fishing alike.

Other Things To Do In Vero Beach

While Vero Beach fishing charters are a popular attraction, there are plenty of other things to do in this Florida city. Take a stroll through the McKee Botanical Garden, where you can admire exotic plants and wildlife. For a bit of history, visit the Vero Beach Museum of Art or the Hallstrom Farmstead, a restored 20th-century farm. If you're looking for outdoor activities, head to the nearby Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge or the Sebastian Inlet State Park for hiking, kayaking, and surfing. And of course, no trip to Vero Beach is complete without a visit to the beautiful beaches, such as South Beach Park or Jaycee Park.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Kids learned so much on their first ever Charter! Lots of fish caught and fun times were had!! Captain Mike knew where to catch today!!

    Robbin C. with Michael W. of Sebastian, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    He was great. Tons of experience and knew right where the fish were. Would go again with him for sure. Jonathan was lots of fun !

    Zach G. with Jonathan K. of Fort Pierce, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We recommend this outing to all. Couldn't have asked for a better experience. Our grandkids loved it and would like to do it again.

    Denise M. with Rio S. of Melbourne Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing day with Captain Greg fishing out of Florida! Caught quite a few nice sized snook, and a few other smaller species. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. Will definitely be back to fish with him.

    Dawn T. with Greg B. of Melbourne Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    It was amazing Greg made everything easy and fun will definitely do it again

    Jose P. with Greg B. of Melbourne Beach, Florida

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