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What Are the Laws on Shark Fishing in Sarasota, FL?

August 9, 2019

If you’re interested in any type of fishing, you are probably aware that this activity is regulated by permits, licensing and other laws. These are designed to protect both fish and fishermen. Shark fishing in Sarasota, FL is no exception. It’s important to familiarize yourself with all laws regarding shark fishing in Sarasota, FL before attempting to catch a shark. Since these laws have recently changed, make sure your practices adhere to current regulations. Following is an overview of the most recent updates to laws on shark fishing in Sarasota, FL. Shark Fishing Permit As of July 2019, all anglers... View Article

Do Saltwater Fish Taste Different Than Fresh Water Fish?

July 26, 2019

You’ve always heard that saltwater fish are different than fresh water fish. Some species live in the ocean, while others make their homes in lakes and rivers. But what exactly are the differences between the two? Do fresh water fish taste better? Are they better for you? Your fishing charter in Sarasota, FL has answers. The fact is, there are several differences between saltwater and fresh water fish. Here’s a quick overview to help you understand the uniqueness of each kind and guide your choices for fishing and feasting. Health Benefits It might be tempting to believe that saltwater fish... View Article

Be Mindful of Heat Advisories This Summer in Florida

July 17, 2019

All across the globe, 2019 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years ever recorded. While Europe and South Asia battle record-shattering heat waves, Florida is no exception. The Sunshine State is also seeing a number of heat warnings and advisories issued this summer. If you’ve booked a trip with a fishing charter in Sarasota, FL, you may assume that your time out on the water will offer you some level of relief from the heat. After all, it’s almost always cooler by the ocean, and you’ll be traveling at a speedy clip while you journey out to... View Article

Looking to Book a Short Fishing Trip? Try Fishing for Barracuda

July 3, 2019

If you’re looking for an action-packed time out on the open ocean, but don’t want to spend the entire day fishing, you may want to try fishing for the vicious, aggressive and enthralling barracuda. Unlike other offshore fishing tours in Sarasota, FL, a barracuda fishing trip only lasts a few hours. This means that you can enjoy the excitement and fun of offshore fishing, without dedicating an entire day to the endeavor. While barracudas don’t make for good eating, they do make for ideal sport catches. The fish are feisty and willing to put up a fight. Long and sleek,... View Article

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

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