What is the first thing that comes to mind when asked about a visit to Florida? Okay, there may be several things that come to mind, including Walt Disney World, the beaches, surfing and so on. One of the more popular things to do along the Treasure Coast of Florida is fishing. And trust me, there are plenty of Indian River Lagoon and Atlantic Ocean fishing charters available throughout the Vero Beach area of Florida.
Below is my list of some of the best fishing charters in the Vero Beach area:
Skipper Sportfishing Charters
8546 96th Court
Vero Beach, FL 32967
Captain Eric Olsen has taken so many of the Vero Beach locals and visitors out on a fishing excursion, that is might be difficult to find someone in the area who has not gone out fishing with him. Your fishing excursion with Captain Olsen, who has been a licensed captain since 1984, will take you out into the waters near the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, along the Indian River Lagoon and other waterways in the Indian River County area. You will be able to try to catch a variety of fish that call this area of Florida home, including dolphin, cobia, snapper, kingfish, wahoo, grouper and shark. Trips are available for a full or half day for anywhere from one to three anglers. Your trip will include the rod, reel, bait and tackle. As of the time of publication, fishing excursions with Skipper Sportfishing Charters start at $300.
Fish Vero Beach Charters
6126 6th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32968
Anglers of all ages and capabilities are sure to enjoy a trip with Captain Bruddy Tyson and Fish Vero Beach Charters. Fishing on the waters surrounding the Indian River County area will definitely offer you the most unique experience and Captain Tyson knows all of the hot spots to explore. During your excursion will take you along the waters of the area where native fish and birds reside. You can fish for spotted sea trout, redfish and snook year round. Everything you need will be included with your fishing excursion with enough space for three anglers per trip. As of publication, prices to fish with Captian Tyson started at $350 for four hours (half-day).
Seek and Destroy Fishing Charters
2445 88th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32966
Seek and Destroy Fishing Charters offers both residents and visitors a unique fishing excursion experience. You and your fishing buddies will be taken out onto the Indian River Lagoon for an adventure of a lifetime. You can also book a saltwater fishing charter that will take you out on to the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Captain Rob will take you to shallow flats of the lagoon, inlets, offshore and many other waterways where fish have been known to hide. Night fishing trips are also available. At the time of publication, costs for enjoying a fishing excursion with Captain Rob started at $400.
The waterways surrounding the Indian River County area is some of the most diverse in the state of Florida. You and your friends will be able to fish for native species and head out to the Atlantic Ocean for an even more diverse fishing experience. Make sure to call early to get your excursion booked, because depending upon the time of the year, these charter companies fill their calendar fast.