On your Gulf of Mexico offshore fishing charter with FH Offshore Charters, we will fish wrecks, natural rock ledges, and reefs that are scattered along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. We target an array of great eating fish that live among these reefs and ledges. Species we catch include: a large variety of snappers and groupers, amberjack, mackerel, kingfish, cobia, tuna, and many other pelagic species. During offshore charters, we will fish up to 35 miles offshore in deeper waters. These charters can accommodate up to 6 people!
On your Boca Grande inshore fishing charter, we will be fishing the backcountry bays of Charlotte Harbor, FL. We target shallow water grass flats, mangrove islands, deep sandholes and docks that provide cover for our inshore game fish. On your Boca Grande inshore charter, you can expect to catch a variety of Florida's gamefish including snook, redfish, spotted sea trout, pompano, sheepshead, flounder and a variety of sharks. During your inshore charter you can expect to see a variety of Florida's unique wildlife that includes dolphins, manatees, sting rays and a huge variety of different birds.
On your Gulf of Mexico nearshore fishing trip, we will target the natural rock ledges and artificial reef that are scattered along the Gulf of Mexico. We target a huge variety of great eating fish that live on these offshore spots that include a variety of snappers, grouper, sheepshead, tripletail, cobia, flounder, barracuda, kingfish, spanish mackerel, amberjack, and a variety of sharks. If your goal is to catch a lot of fish to eat, then a Gulf of Mexico nearshore charter is for you! During nearshore charters, we generally fish from 2 to 9 miles from shore.
Boca Grande, FL is famously known as the Tarpon capital of the world! During the months of April through July, tens of thousands of tarpon migrate to the world famous Boca Grande Pass in order to stage up to go offshore for their spawn. When the tarpon stage up, it offers us a chance to target these 70 to 200+lb tarpon. These once in a lifetime catches offer long battles and epic jumps that you will remember for the rest of your life!
These charters are run on our 30 ft "Flyin' Hawaiian" Island Hopper offshore vessel. Up to 6 anglers.
6 Hours - $1200 (Half Day)
8 Hours - $1600 (Full Day)
10 Hours - $2000 (Extended Full Day)
**Price does not include tip for the mate (around 20%)
*Maximum of 6 anglers
These charters will be ran on our 28ft Down Eastern .Rates are based on up to 4 people. Additional anglers are 50$ a person - up to 6 anglers total.
4 Hours - $900
6 Hours - $1100
*Price does not include tip for the captain
These charters are run on our 22 ft bay boat. Rates are based on 2 anglers. Additional anglers are $50 per person- up to 4 anglers total.
4 Hours - $600
6 Hours - $800
*Price includes up to 2 people, to add an additional person is an extra $50. Max of 4 anglers
Tarpon Charters* (April - July)
6 Hours - $1000
8 Hours- $1400
*Price includes up to 2 people, to add an additional person is an extra $50.
$100 deposit is required for inshore and nearshore charters and a $200 deposit is required for tarpon charters.
Cancellation Policy: Customers may cancel up to 7 days prior to their charter without penalty. Customer will forfeit deposit if less than 7 days. No-shows will be charged full price of their scheduled trip. The captain may cancel at any time if the weather will not allow us to have a safe day on the water. Deposit will be fully refunded if the captain is forced to cancel. If your charter has begun and must be cut short, your final balance will be prorated by the captain, depending on the situation.
Included with your Boca Grande fishing charter, Captain Kaelin will provide you with a full arsenal of high end rods and reels that are suited for the fish we plan to target. Captain Kaelin will also provide a fishing license that covers everyone on the boat, a cooler for drinks and fish, all the bait and tackle, and all the safety equipment.
What to bring:
What to bring:
Drinks and snacks (alcohol is permitted)
Sunscreen, a hat, and polarized sunglasses
Any medicine or medications you may need
What NOT to bring: