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A Guide to Saltwater Fishing Regulations in Florida

June 5, 2019

It should come as no surprise to anyone that Florida, with as large of a fishing industry as it has (both commercial and recreational), has some very stringent regulations for its freshwater and saltwater fishing. Today we want to share some recreational saltwater fishing regulations that could affect you when you come out and join Charter Boat Shark for a trip on a fishing charter in Sarasota, FL. Here are just a few examples of some of these regulations based on certain categories of fish: Snappers: Snapper are the most common type of reef fish you’ll find on your fishing... View Article

Which Ocean Fish Taste the Best? Opinions from a Fishing Charter in Sarasota, FL

May 22, 2019

We occasionally have guests on our fishing charters in Sarasota, FL ask us what we believe to be the best tasting fish that come from saltwater. Of course, any answer to this sort of question is going to be very subjective—we all have our own personal tastes and opinions. However, we can tell you on a general level the kinds of fish people most commonly look for specifically with eating in mind. Here are just a few examples of some of these fish, which you may even come across on your next fishing excursion with our team: Mahi-mahi: Also known... View Article

The Best Fish to Catch While on a Fishing Charter in Sarasota, FL

May 8, 2019

Florida is one of the best places in the United States for fishing. It’s easy to see why; there are more than 7,700 lakes, 2,276 miles of coastal shoreline and more than 10,500 miles of rivers. Charter fishing excursions are among the most popular activities for tourists and local fishing enthusiasts alike. And, when you head out on to the water, you’ll have the opportunity to angle for all kinds of game fish. Here are just a few examples of some favorites for fishers on local waters: Sailfish: The sailfish is the official saltwater fish of the state of Florida.... View Article

What Floridian Fish are Good to Eat? Info from a Fishing Charter in Sarasota, FL

April 25, 2019

There are so many opportunities for great fishing in Florida. Local anglers already are likely to know what fish are good for eating and what fish are primarily just for sport. But, if you’ve come into town for a fishing charter in Sarasota, FL, you might not be as familiar with the local fish. Here’s a quick overview of some the fish that will give you the best meal after your fishing charter excursion. Snapper No matter what kind or size of snapper you get, you can be sure you’re in for a good meal. Snapper is popular all over... View Article

What You Need to Know About Red Snapper Fishing in Sarasota, FL

April 9, 2019

Fishing is one of the most popular activities for people who are visiting Florida, and there are plenty of great fish to catch in the waters around Sarasota. Red snapper season in Florida draws people from all over to the area in the hopes of catching one of these bright red fish for themselves. If you want to catch a red snapper this season, it’s important that you learn as much as you can about this fish species. Understanding more about the red snapper can help increase the chances that you will be able to catch one for yourself. Red... View Article

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