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Fishing in Orange Beach

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Orange Beach

Orange Beach Inshore Bliss

95% (20)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $
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Fishing, Hunting in Plantation

Goose, Invasive Species, Lake Fishing, Hunting Trip in Plantation

Iguana Hunt/Peacock Bass Combo With Retriever Dog

100% (11)
22 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Port Aransas

Flats, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Port Aransas

Coastal Bend Inshore Slam

100% (8)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Port Isabel

Flats, Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Port Isabel

Port Isabel 5-Hour - 25’ Majek

100% (9)
25 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Fishing in Tampa

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Tampa

Tampa Bay Inshore Adventures

100% (7)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $
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Fishing in Islamorada

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Epic Islamorada Inshore

100% (7)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$

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Fishing in Fort Myers Beach
Fishing in Fort Myers Beach
Fishing in Fort Myers Beach
trip description for Back Bay Trip – 27’ Carolina in Fort Myers Beach

Captain Rich runs affordable back bay, inshore, and nearshore private fishing charters located on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. His operation is family-owned and operated by the native Irishman, himself, Capt Rich! His passion for fishing grew stronger than ever when he moved to Florida and began fishing the Gulf of Mexico. With over 20 years of knowledge and experience on Fort Myers Beach, Capt Rich set out to pursue his dream in sharing a love of fishing with others. Captain Rich prides himself on running fun charters for all ages as he offers a variety of fishing trips for four, six, and eight hour trips targeting Redfish, Snapper, Snook, Trout, Grouper, Shark and more! On this Fort Myers Beach Back Bay Fishing Charters, Captain Rich will show you how to hook into Redfish, Sheepshead, Snapper, Snook, Trout, Shark, and more! Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you also come across dolphins, manatees, manta rays, turtles, native waterbirds, and other exotic wildlife as you fish the mangroves of Southwest Florida. All charters are tailored for private parties so let Captain Rich know what species your looking to chase, and he will work to make your dreams a reality! ​ Captain Rich will provide all the poles, bait, and fun! All he asks is that you bring along whatever food and beverages you wish, as well as coolers and ice if you need them. In Fort Myers, FL, it is very important to protect your skin. We encourage all passengers to pack hats, sunglasses, and sun screen (SPF 50+). Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Myers Beach

Back Bay Trip – 27’ Carolina

100% (8)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Port Aransas
Fishing in Port Aransas
Fishing in Port Aransas
trip description for Port A Slam - 24' Trans Cat in Port Aransas

Climb aboard with Captain Heath and learn why Port A is one of the best fisheries on the Texas coast. On these half or full day trips Captain Heath will help you hook into Redfish, Flounder, and Speckled Trout. Captain Heath will let you choose how you want to fish. You can choose between light tackle, wading, artificial lures, or drift fishing. If you choose to wade fish, make sure you bring waders and wading boots. For these trips, you'll climb aboard Captain Heath's 24’ TransCat which can accommodate up to 4 anglers. Make sure to bring a valid Texas Fishing License, a hat, sunscreen, and any food and drinks of your choice (no glass). Captain Heath will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. You can purchase live bait for an additional price. Learn to fish new techniques and create lasting memories on the water while reeling in your personal best with Captain Heath! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Port Aransas

Port A Slam - 24' Trans Cat

100% (3)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Daytona Beach
Fishing in Daytona Beach
Fishing in Daytona Beach
trip description for Half Day Shark Trip in Daytona Beach

Spend a half day pursuing sharks on the inshore waters of Daytona Beach, FL. The inshore fishing grounds are incredibly productive, which draws hungry sharks in search of prey. Unfortunately for them, you will be waiting with light tackle and live bait, ready for your trophy catch! Captain Srbo will help you target Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, and Lemon Shark. Make sure to bring a camera because you won’t ever forget this! Captain Srbo’s 18’ Sterling bay boat is perfectly suited for inshore fishing. She can fit up to 3 guests, and the 60hp Mercury engines make for a slow and smooth ride on the calm inshore waters. The live bait well on board will be helpful while fishing for sharks! Everything you need to catch a monster will be provided by Captain Srbo, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. He will also bring food and water, but feel free to bring anything you want to snack on during the journey. All you need for the experience of a lifetime is sun protection and appropriate clothing. So get on out there and hook a shark! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Daytona Beach

Half Day Shark Trip

100% (11)
18 ft 1 - 3 People $
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Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Flats Fury with Captain Eric in Islamorada

Fish stalk the shallow what aboard a 18 ft Hewes Flats boat with Captain Eric! This boat is a super shallow draft skiff for fishing the skinny waters of Islamorda's gorgeous inshore waters. Enjoy the natural beauty of the Florida Keys while catching fish on the flats and estuaries, or venture back into the Everglades National Park. There are a variety of species to target while Inshore Fishing with Captain Eric-Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Permit, Bonefish, Speckled Sea Trout, and Mangrove Snapper! Captain Eric specializes in Light Tackle Fishing, and with more than five generations of local Florida Keys fishing experiences in his veins. Captain Eric knows where the fish are!! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Flats Fury With Captain Eric

100% (4)
18 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Tavernier
Fishing in Tavernier
Fishing in Tavernier
trip description for Tavernier Backcountry Fishing in Tavernier

Head out with Captain Ben for an action-packed day of fishing in the Tavernier backcountry! Tavernier provides quick access to the productive Florida Key waters home to reefs and shipwrecks covered in brilliant bright colors of the spectrum, backcountry shallow water flats with fish made for sight fishing, gorgeous deep water Pelagics that love to feed on the surface, and much more! On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Ben will take you into the beautiful Tavernier backcountry flats where you'll be fly fishing for sought-after fish including Barracuda, Snapper, Florida Pompano, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, Tripletail, and even some elusive Bonefish and Permit. With Captain Ben, you can either use classic light tackle, or if you're looking for a challenge you can try your hand at sight-casting with a fly rod. Whatever your ideal trip is, Captain Ben will do what he can to make it happen! You'll be fishing aboard an 18' Action Craft skiff boat with capacity for 3 guests. Powered by a 115 HP Suzuki engine, this boat will have no problem taking you from one hotspot to another in the backcountry waters! She comes equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, a Live Bait Well, Tuna Tubes, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Ben will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is a Florida saltwater fishing license, polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Ben and experience the awesome fishing the Keys have to offer! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Tavernier

Tavernier Backcountry Fishing

100% (7)
18 ft 1 - 3 People $
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Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
Fishing in Texas City
trip description for Texas "Big 3" Bay Assault in Texas City

This trip with Captain Leb is a great way to enjoy some of the best fishing that the Gulf Coast has to offer. The Galveston Bay Complex—including East Bay, West Bay, and Trinity Bay—offers extraordinary fishing for a number of shallow-water species, including classic Texas gamefish like Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Speckled Trout. To hook up on these species, you'll be using a light tackle techniques along with some drifting and bottomfishing to draw bites. You'll fight the fish from Captain Leb's 24' NauticStar center console, a versatile boat that's ideal for this type of trip. She runs on a 250-HP Yamaha outboard, and features a bunch of amenities to increase your chances of success and keep you comfortable, including a full suite of electronics, live wells for bait, a T-Top to keep you out of the direct sun, and an ice box for your keepers. Captain Leb will provide everything you need for an epic trip, including rods, reels, baits, and tackle. We recommend that you bring proper clothing, a hat, sunscreen, and a cooler with some snacks and drinks. Get out there and hook a personal best! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Texas City

Texas "Big 3" Bay Assault

100% (10)
24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a sight casting charter

What are the best sight casting charters?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 567 sight casting trips, and the most popular trips are Orange Beach Inshore Bliss guided by Rob, Iguana Hunt/Peacock Bass Combo with retriever dog guided by Michael, and Coastal Bend Inshore Slam guided by Alex.

Our guides are rated a 4.92 out of 5 based on 2525 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 sight casting guides / fishing lessons? Check out our beginner and family friendly sight casting guides.

What types of sight casting charters are common?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for sight casting as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species for sight casting are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout, 3. black drum, and 4. flounder.

How much do sight casting fishing charters cost?

sight casting prices can range anywhere from an affordable $150 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip sight casting is $643. The average price for a full day trip sight casting is $1,752.

What month is best for going on a sight casting charter?

The most popular season to go on a sight casting charter is spring, and most anglers book their trips 28 days in advance.

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

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain David was a great guide. I had a good time and got to land some really nice fish. Thank you.

    Curtis H. with David L. of Aransas Pass, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Nick tried his best but the fish just weren't biting. Nick was very nice and knowledgeable we just wish we caught more fish.

    Andy G. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Frank maintained contact up to the day of the Charter. Arrived on time and well prepared. He was knowledgeable of the area and was a great experience. We caught tuna, wahoo, barracuda, red hind grouper, yellow jack, and trumpet fish. Definitely recommend Frank.

    Stephen S. with Frank A. of Rincon, Rincón

  • ★★★★★
    Fun trip I hope to book with Brice again

    Glen K. with Chris W. of Eastpoint, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an outstanding fishing trip with Captain Jack, and caught our target species at the first location of the day. In my experience this is rare. The snook were big, hungry, and plentiful. My son and his friend were astounded by the 30 inch snook's ability to fight. We had a great time, and I highly recommend Jack.

    Paul T. with Jack S. of Fort Myers, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Would recommend to anyone.

    Ryan P. with Srbo T. of Daytona Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Went out full day hunting iguana and fishing for peacock bass with 3 buddies and captain Mike was awesome he got us onto the fish on the fist cast caught a bunch of different species as well as the targeted fish. We also got a ton of iguanas and my wall hanger Muscovy duck ….would highly recommend captain Mike! Thanks again buddy!!

    Tyler W. with Michael O. of Plantation, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a spectacular day fishing Lake Bastrop with Captain Aaron. His equipment is state of the art, high-tech and he put us on some nice fish. We had a great time and hope to do it again soon.

    Terry O. with Aaron L. of Bastrop, Texas

  • ★★★★★
    Superb! We have been on many, many guided fishing trips, and this one is the best I can remember! Ozzy took us to the fish we wanted to catch, and we caught more than twenty yellowtail snapper, plus a beautiful mutton snapper and a bonus barracuda! Ozzy and his wife Yari were professional, knowledgeable and super friendly! Highly recommend!

    Jimmy H. with Ozzy Q. of Miami, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Brad did a great job! Was funny and knowledgeable. Had a wonderful time

    Melissa M. with Brad A. of Pompano Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a wonderful time. Was crazy windy but we made the best of it. Caught about 19 fish between the 5 of us.

    Nikema B. with Jason Y. of Shalimar, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Stephen was an excellent guide. He helped my 11 year old son find different places to cast and even walked him into some deeper water to cast, which was exciting! He was prepared and very pleasant.

    Stacy W. with Steven H. of Sarasota, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Joshua was great! We had several young people fishing, and he was very patient with and attentive to them. We caught redfish, speckled trout, and Spanish mackerel and had a great time. Highly recommend him!

    Thomas R. with Joshua C. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Billy was a great captain. He was very helpful and attentive. Me and my son had a great time! Definitely an experience to remember!

    Dorothy L. with Billy P. of Port Orange, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    My husband and son had nothing but great things to say about their trip! “Best trip ever” per my son. They were able to catch a 40+ lb grouper! They loved every minute and said Spencer was super knowledgeable! Worth every penny for the experience!

    Michelle P. with Spencer C. of Key West, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Alex took us out for half a day, was really professional and great fun. He took time to make sure we knew what to do and we had a great time with him. I’d highly recommend Alex, you’ll have a great trip with him!!

    Neil W. with Alex J. of Key Biscayne, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jack was right on time & immediately ready to go. We were fishing within 30 minutes more or less. He was very helpful and attentive. No complaints from us. Thanks - MW

    Matthew W. with Jack S. of Fort Myers, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an amazing morning with Srbo...our fishing trip was the highlight of our trip to Daytona. Thank you again Srbo!

    George D. with Srbo T. of Daytona Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Beautiful day to be on the water ❤️

    Shawn D. with Rob K. of Orange Beach, Alabama

  • ★★★★★
    This was exactly the fishing fun we needed for our super spur of the moment trip with a teenaged kid that wanted to catch fish in Florida. Lots of different species, super friendly contain and never a dull moment. It helped that the weather was great and we caught lots of fish.

    Michelle K. with Richard T. of Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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