What You Might Catch

Offshore Fishing Charter

Offshore Fishing Charter

Offshore Fishing is defined as any fishing done farther than nine miles from the coast. Here the water is cooler and fish bigger.

What is offshore fishing?

Experience the thrill of offshore fishing like never before with Seafood Charters. Our exceptional Gulf of Mexico federal permits grant us the privilege of venturing beyond the 9-mile mark, where the vast expanse of international waters awaits. Captain Keith, renowned for his years of SCUBA diving and exploration of offshore ledges, wrecks, and reefs, possesses an unrivaled understanding of underwater topography. This invaluable knowledge gives you a distinct advantage as you drop your lines into the depths. Brace yourself for the invigorating challenge of battling the elements, navigating the waves and wind, and mastering the art of landing bigger, more formidable fish.

The waters teem with a diverse array of species, ensuring an unforgettable offshore fishing experience. Among the captivating inhabitants of these deep-sea realms, you can expect to encounter the prized goliath grouper,red snapper,mangrove snapper, blackfin tuna, hogfish, or Kingfish.

But the adventure doesn't end there. As you explore these bountiful waters, be prepared to encounter an abundance of other remarkable species. The amberjack, with its impressive size and tenacity, tests your angling skills to the limit. The waters come alive with an array of fascinating marine life, each presenting its own unique challenge and reward.

Seafood Charters ensures that every moment of your offshore fishing expedition is filled with excitement, wonder, and anticipation of a rewarding catch. Whether you are an experienced angler or a novice seeking an unforgettable adventure, our specialized trips beyond the 9-mile mark offer an unparalleled opportunity to explore the rich marine ecosystems and reel in the fish of a lifetime. Prepare to embark on a journey where nature's wonders unfold beneath the surface, where the thrill of the chase merges with the beauty of the open sea, and where memories are etched into the depths of your soul.

Offshore Fishing Charter | Fish You Might Catch

Offshore Fishing Goliath Grouper Anna Maria Island

Grouper

The Grouper is a name for several species of fish found in two large genera. They are known for their distinguishing mouth and size. There are various types of grouper: gag, black, goliath, red, scamp, etc. As you might guess, the goliath grouper is the biggest, and can be up to 8 feet in length and up to 800 pounds in weight.

TASTE: A very popular seafood item grouper is lean, mild, and moist. The red and gag grouper are considered to have the best tasting meat.

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Kingfish Offshore Fishing Charter Sketch

Kingfish

Also know as the King Mackerel, this fish is a migratory species found in warm waters. They are a prized game fish and are known to be difficult to catch.

TASTE: Meat is fairly fishy, but if cleaned right can be tasty.

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florida offshore fishing hogfish Anna Maria Island

Hogfish

Hogfish are found all along the east coast. They have three dorsal spines, a protruding mouth, and usually have a black spot near the base of their dorsal fin.

Interesting Fact: Hogfish are born female and then become male later in life.

TASTE: Hogfish meat is similar to grouper but a bit lighter and sweeter

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Offshore Fishing Florida Snapper Anna Maria Island

Snapper

This is the name for a number of different species that include the cubera, mangrove, mutton, red, queen, and yellowtail snapper. They come in a variety of colors but are marked by a long, spiny dorsal fin.

TASTE: Snapper meat has a firm texture with a slightly sweet and nutty flavor.

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Offshore Florida fishing Cobia Anna Maria Island

Cobia

Also known as the black salmon or lemonfish, the cobia is one of the larger fish you can catch in Florida. The average weight is around 30 pounds. They are dark on the top, white on the bottom, and have a flat head.

TASTE: Cobia is a firm and mild meat with a slight buttery flavor. It easily takes on flavors it is cooked with.

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Florida Spanish Mackerel Anna Maria Island offshore fishing

Spanish Mackerel

Smaller than the King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel have a greenish back, silver belly, and are spotted. They are found in large, fast-moving schools.

Interesting Fact: A female can have up to 1.5 million eggs in a spawning season

TASTE: Slightly acidic and known to have a fishy taste. They are best smoked.

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choose an Offshore fishing charter that is right for you and your party

3 Hour

Sightseeing Tour

$450
  • Relaxing charter: Manatees, dolphins, sharks & more!
  • All charter rates include up to 6 guests.
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4 Hour

FISHING CHARTER

$900
  • Fishing as far as 20 miles offshore if weather permits.
  • All charter rates include up to 6 guests.
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6 Hour

FISHING CHARTER

$1200
  • Fishing as far as 30 miles offshore if weather permits.
  • All charter rates include up to 6 guests.
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8 Hour

FISHING CHARTER

$1500
  • Fishing as far as 40 miles offshore if weather permits.
  • All charter rates include up to 6 guests.
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8 Hour

RED SNAPPER FISHING CHARTER

$1900
  • Fishing as far as 50-60 miles offshore if weather permits.
  • All charter rates include up to 6 guests.
  • Red snapper season opens June 1st
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10 Hour

RED SNAPPER FISHING CHARTER

$2300
  • Fishing as far as 50-60 miles offshore if weather permits.
  • All charter rates include up to 6 guests.
  • Red snapper season opens June 1st
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