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Inshore Fishing Charter in Little Torch Key

Catch Your Own Tasty Lobster!

100% (1)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Miami Sport Fishing.

100% (3)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Inshore Fishing Charter in Dauphin Island

Gig & Grin: Flounder Fun

24 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Key Largo Reef Trip

100% (1)
25 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key West

Lionfish Spearfishing Fury

30 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami Beach

Spearfishing Miami Beach

34 ft 1 - 4 People $$$

Most Popular Types of Spearfishing Trips

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The reef and wreck spearfishing in Islamorada is some of the best in the Florida Keys! Our locations are endless, with spearfishing sites from Key Largo to Marathon, offering you an abundance of fish and countless new locations to explore. With changing seasons and fisheries, Islamorada provides a unique spearfishing experience any time of year! 
Shipwrecks and artificial structure creates the perfect habit for fish to live. Large groupers, jacks, snappers, mackerel, and a variety of other species can be found here at certain times of the year. These wrecks are found in a variety of depths, allowing access to all levels of freedivers. 
 The Florida Keys reef tract consists of shallow patch reefs and ledges that hold an abundance of marine life. Depths range from 15 feet to over 90 feet, offering quality spearfishing for all ages and experience levels. Got Lionfish? The Keys do... Lionfish are invasive in the Florida Keys and we need your help as a diver to eliminate them! Not only are Lionfish invasive, they also make a great dinner. If you're interested in protecting our reefs by hunting Lionfish, just mention it when you book. We have all the equipment, permits, and knowledge to safely remove them from our coral reefs. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Spear The Depths: Reef & Wreck

32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Commonly called the "aquarium of the world ", the sea of Cortez and the surrounding Cabo San Lucas is well know as a world-class fishing destination that will offer you a large range of fish to hunt for all skill levels. During your private reef tour, Don and his pro spearfishing guides will teach you everything you need to know, from safe diving techniques, to basic hunting skills, and the local fishing laws. Or as experienced spearos, if you are looking for a personalized trip or targeting a specific trophy fish, your captain will find you the perfect spots for better chances finding the targeted species. Depending on the season and your spearfishing skills you can expect to catch : Grouper, Jack, Snapper, Siera, Trevally, Grunt, Spadefish and much more! During the tour a Fresh made ceviche could be prepared from your catch. Don and his crew believe that eating the fish you catch is part of the experience. They love prepping it and encourage you to enjoy it with family and friends aboard as well. Also, there are several restaurants along the Marina where you can take your fish and they will cook it for you. Or if you want take it with you, or get it packed to take back home, Don and his crew can guide you to the cleaning station where they can fillet it and vacuum seal it for you. On the day of your trip you will meet up with Don and boat Captain Ruy at their shop right on the water. You'll get outfitted with gear and load your gear aboard their 28' SuperPanga! All the professional spearfishing and free diving gear will be provided for you including: spear guns, mask, snorkels, wetsuit/rash guards (depending on the season), free diving fins, floatline, 3 ATM float, weight belts & weights, Riffe gloves food & drinks (water, electrolytes, Gatorade, sodas), ice for fish and of course that fresh made ceviche from the catch of the day. Spearfishing like other diving activities is recommended to be practiced with the buddy system. Regardless of this, you will always have an experienced guide with you in the water. Assisted by your experienced spearfishing guide, out of Cabo San Lucas Marina, you will explore surreal fishing spots that are chosen according to the season. Trips typically leave at 8am and 1pm daily, but they can usually adjust the time of departure to your convenience, and go to further more pristine uncharted locations. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Cabo San Lucas

Baja Spearfishing

28 ft 1 - 6 People $$

Welcome to the ultimate spearfishing adventure in Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica! Join Captain Sebastian on board his 25' Stamas Tarpon center console for an epic inshore freediving adventure. On this trip, you'll fish over reefs and rocks in Potrero Bay, a rich fishery home to dozens of species, including your main targets: Cubera Snapper, Black Grouper, King Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, Needlefish, Amberjack, and more! Captain Sebastian is an expert in navigating the local waters and will take you to the best spearfishing spots where you'll have the opportunity to hunt down all kinds of fish. Whether you're an experienced free diver or just learning, you'll be in great hands. For those who are new to the sport, this trip includes a guide an equipment. With crystal-clear waters and an abundance of marine life, you're sure to have an unforgettable experience. But the adventure doesn't end there! After your successful hunt, Captain Sebastian can bring your clean and prepare your catch, so you can go home with a delicious meal. Whether you're a seasoned spearfisherman or a first-timer, Captain Sebastian's charter is the perfect way to explore the waters of Playa Flamingo and make lasting memories. So come aboard and join Captain Sebastian for an unforgettable spearfishing experience in Costa Rica! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Playa Flamingo

Guided Inshore Spearfishing

25 ft 1 - 5 People $$

This trip is great and affordable for big groups! While the cost starts high (to rent the boat), the per-person rate to add another guest is less than 20$. On this trip, you'll experience the thrill of lobstering with Captain Carlos on a remarkable expedition just off Miami's coast. Join us for an adventure that offers the opportunity not only to catch delectable lobsters but also to immerse yourself in the captivating underwater world. Captain Carlos will provide and equiped you and every member of your group with masks, snorkels, fins, and snorkel vests, ensuring you're fully prepared for a safe and enjoyable dive. Cruise with us for a brief 30-minute ride, covering 3-5 miles from Miami's shores to reach the prime lobstering grounds. The anticipation builds as we approach these fertile hunting locations, teeming with marine life. Our shallow water dives, ranging from 6 to 10 feet deep, cater to both beginners and experienced divers. Captain Carlos personally conducts a comprehensive safety briefing and diving tutorial, ensuring you feel confident and ready to take the plunge. Engage in the exhilarating lobster hunt as you explore their natural habitat under Captain Carlos' expert guidance. Witness the diverse marine ecosystem that surrounds you during this captivating journey. Create lasting memories basking in the Miami sun, sharing stories and relishing the satisfaction of a successful lobster catch. These moments will become cherished memories you carry with you. Meet the experienced Captain Carlos, your guide and mentor throughout the expedition. His vast seafaring knowledge and dedication to safety enrich your adventure. Secure your spot for an extraordinary lobstering adventure, whether you're a solo traveler, a couple seeking a unique experience, or a group of up to 30 friends ready to embark on this aquatic journey. Don't miss the chance to explore Miami's underwater wonders with Captain Carlos. Book your trip today and prepare for an unparalleled adventure that combines exploration, excitement, and the thrill of the hunt. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Miami

Lobster Diving Miami

46 ft 1 - 30 People $$$

Spearfishing, when done correctly, is the most sustainable way to harvest fish. We offer spearfishing charters to all experience levels for both freedivers and scuba divers. Leave all the logistics to us! We take care of your fishing licenses, dive/spearfishing equipment, and assist you in the water to ensure you hunt the correct size of the fish in season. After your spearfishing charter, we will fillet your catch and package it for your convenience! 
Diver safety and the safety of the marine life we visit are our number one priorities on all charters. For this reason, you will always be accompanied by one of our professional spearfishing guides, included in your charter price. Offshore pelagic spearfishing is the apex of hunting in the Florida Keys! Islamorada is blessed with a changing year-round fishery. Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Tuna are only a few of the many species you can target. These charters are for experienced hunters looking for the fish of a lifetime! Bluewater spearfishing equipment and a professional in-water guide is included. Pelagic fish can be difficult to hunt, they are always on the move and it takes years of experience to find them. Each day presents new challenges and opportunities, this is part of the thrill when hunting these fish. Bluewater spearfishing is our specialty, this is what we live for! Nothing beats the feeling of seeing you land your first Wahoo or your largest Mahi Mahi! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Blue Water Spearfishing

32 ft 1 - 4 People $$$
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Explore the inshore nearshore waters of the Pacific Ocean aboard one of the fastest, sleekest boats in San Diego on this trip with Captain Nathan! The cold, rich Pacific currents that flow along California's coast make San Diego an angler's paradise. The inshore and nearshore water here supports a superb marine ecosystem with tons of species, all of which you can go after with Captain Nathan. You'll be targeting Halibut, Barracuda, Rockfish, and Bonito—a smaller relative of the Tuna that puts up a fun fight. Each of these species occupies a different niche: Halibut lurk on the bottom, Barracuda patrol the middle of the water column, Rockfish hang out on the reefs and rocks, and Bonito inhabit the topwater looking for small prey. Naturally, you'll use different techniques to target these species, including trolling, bottomfishing, trolling, and jigging to pick up bites! Depending on the season, weather, and your fishing preferences, Captain Nathan will make sure that you're equipped with the right gear and tackle to get the job done. Captain Nathan runs a swift 31' Chris-Craft center console, equipped with twin Yamaha engines totaling 500 horsepower. With live wells, trolling gear, and more, she's the perfect vessel for a sweet trip. Captain Nathan and his crew will provide all rods, reels, bait, tackle, ice, small snacks and water. All you need to bring is a California Fishing License for 16 and older, as well as sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat and any food or drinks you might want. There's also a cooler provided on board to store your food and drinks! Get out there and enjoy yourself on the beautiful Pacific Coast! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in San Diego

Full Day Local Offshore

31 ft 1 - 5 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a spearfishing charter

What are the best spearfishing charters?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 30 spearfishing trips, and the most popular trips are Catch Your Own Tasty Lobster! guided by Allen, Miami Sport Fishing. guided by Eric, and Lionfish Spearfishing Fury guided by Hunter.

Our guides are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2504 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 spearfishing guides? Check out our beginner and family friendly spearfishing guides.

What types of spearfishing charters are common?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for spearfishing as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

The most commonly sought after species for spearfishing are: 1. black grouper, 2. amberjack, 3. mahi mahi, and 4. lobster.

How much do spearfishing fishing charters cost?

spearfishing prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $2,000, but the average price for a half day trip spearfishing is $893. The average price for a full day trip spearfishing is $1,296.

What month is best for going on a spearfishing charter?

The most popular season to go on a spearfishing charter is spring, and most anglers book their trips 34 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip with a kind, helpful, and patient captain.

    Caitlin R. with Allen P. of Little Torch Key, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great time! Very nice guy, helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely go out again.

    Jeff C. with Daniel P. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great captain and first mate.

    Robert D. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Eric was real nice! It was an awesome time out in the deep sea. We caught Tuna and Yellowtail Snappers.

    In P. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    It was a slow day but Capt Eric was great.

    Mike S. with Eric R. of Miami Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a fantastic time! Tony and Billy saved the day when we had to last minute change the activity chosen. They made sure we still had a good time. The boys and I had a blast! Thank you guys!!!!! 🤩 Elizabeth

    Elizabeth N. with Tony Y. of Islamorada, Florida

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