Select a destination
Atlanta, GA
Baton Rouge, LA
Biloxi-Gulfport, MS
Clearwater, FL
Crystal River, FL
Destin, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Myers, FL
Fort Walton Beach-Okaloosa Island, FL
Gatlinburg, TN
Gulf Shores-Orange Beach, AL
Hilton Head, SC
Islamorada, FL
Jackson, WY
Key Largo, FL
Key West, FL
Lafayette, LA
Marco Island, FL
Maui, HI
Miami, FL
Milton, FL
Miramar Beach-Sandestin Area, FL
Mobile, AL
Murrells Inlet, SC
Myrtle Beach, SC
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
North Myrtle Beach, SC
Ocean Springs, MS
Orlando, FL
Panama City Beach, FL
Pensacola Beach-Navarre, FL
Perdido Key, FL
Pigeon Forge, TN
Santa Rosa Beach-30A, FL
Savannah, GA
St. Augustine, FL
St. Petersburg-St. Pete Beach, FL
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
09/30/2020 ~ 10/05/2020
September 2020
Su
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

Private Charters - TripShock’s Official Fishing Guide

Official Guide (Home) > Private

A Private Fishing Charter is a great way to experience your vacation destination in a completely new and exciting way. Imagine hitting the beautiful open water, zooming across the sea, and bringing home fish tails and fish tales to share with your loved ones!

What sets a Private Charter apart from other Fishing Charters is that it will be only you, your guests, the captain and (most of the time) the first mate on board. This makes for the most private and personal experience. Most Private Fishing Charters will have a maximum capacity of 3-6 anglers, and the price is per hour, with a minimum of 4 hours.

Private Fishing Charter
Image from thecoastalside.com

Book a private fishing charter in Key West, Florida for the best rates online

There is a lot more freedom when it comes to Private Fishing Charters when compared to Party Boats and Semi-Private Charters. Anglers can choose a trip based on the following...

  • Fish they are wanting to target
  • Trip duration
  • Departure time
  • Time of day (morning, afternoon, evening)

Private Fishing Charters Available

While a Private Fishing Charter is sure to create memories to last a lifetime, getting to that point may be difficult as there are many options to consider. Have no fear! TripShock’s Official Fishing Guide will break it all down for you. Below are the different Private Fishing Charter options. Take some time and “mullet” over.

Offshore “Deep Sea” Fishing Charter

Deep Sea Fishing Private Charter

An Offshore Fishing Charter, also known as a Deep Sea Fishing Charter, is one of the most popular fishing excursions. These charters will take you out into the Gulf, or Ocean, usually over 10 miles out where the water is very deep. Anglers will target different species of fish such as Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Tuna, Marlin, Shark, and more!

View our Offshore Fishing Guide

Inshore Fishing Charter

Inshore Fishing Private Charter

An Inshore Fishing Charter is another popular form of fishing where the captain will take you through calm waters of the bays, inlets, and bayous. This allows anglers to target different species of fish such as Trout, Sheepshead, Redfish, and Flounder.

View our Inshore Fishing Guide

Shark Fishing Charter

Shark Fishing Charter

If you’re looking for Jaws, look no further than an exciting and exhilarating Shark Fishing Charter! Shark Fishing Charters will usually take place Offshore, about 4 or more miles out into the Deep Blue. Anglers will target shark species such as Blacktip, Spinner, Thresher, and more!

View our Shark Fishing Guide

Kids Fishing Charter

Kids Fishing Charter

Most Private Fishing Charters do not allow children under a certain age, which is why captains have created fishing excursions specifically for the junior anglers. Kids Fishing Charters combine fishing and education, creating the perfect inshore trip for children ages 3 and up.

View our Kids Fishing Guide

Kayak Fishing Charter

Kayak Fishing Charter

A Kayak Fishing Charter is the perfect way to combine excitement and relaxation. Take in the view as you paddle through the beautiful and calming water, then get ready for some excitement as you reel in your catch! Kayak Fishing Charters are offered Offshore and Inshore.

View our Kayak Fishing Guide

Bowfishing Charter

Bowfishing Charter

If you are looking for a Private Charter like no other, look no further than a Bow Fishing Charter! Anglers will use specialized archery equipment to shoot and retrieve their catch. Bowfishing takes place inshore, and anglers will target different types of bay fish, Flounder, and Rays.

View our Bowfishing Guide


No matter which Private Fishing Charter you choose, you are guaranteed to bring home an amazing experience and a “boat-load” of memories! From the excitement of reeling in the first catch of the day, to sharing laughs and good times with the ones you love, you will never want to head back to the docks. With that being said, grab your cooler and your lucky fishing hat, and hop on a fishing charter today!

Looking for more places to catch dinner? Check out the Best Places to Fish on Okaloosa Island