If you’re on an angling adventure on the west coast of Florida, you shouldn’t skip Bradenton. And if you hit these prolific waters on one of Bradenton fishing charters, you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store. To find your trophy catch, take your pick between Manatee River, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the vast expanse of the Gulf of Mexico.
Did we mention that Bradenton has quick access to three major bays of Florida? This means superb fishing wherever you go. Schools of Snook, Redfish, and Trout lurk in shallow waters, and let’s not forget about the amazing Tarpon action in Tampa Bay. In the deeper areas, you could land Sheepshead, Black Drum, and Jack Crevalle.
Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, Triggerfish, Hogfish, and a variety of Snapper are at your disposal in the offshore waters. If you’re looking for the ultimate test of your angling skills, once you make it past the 60-mile mark, you can hope to get Amberjack, Sailfish, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi. Finally, on the gorgeous Manatee River, you can hook Bass, Bluegill, Catfish, and Gar.
With such a variety of waterways, you can find just about any charter trip under the sun. Maybe you’re here to land the Tarpon of your life, maybe you’re relaxing with your best fishing buddies, and maybe you’re teaching your little ones how to fish. Whatever your plan is, there will be a guide out there that can make it happen.
Bradenton sports gorgeous beaches and take-your-breath-away fishing that is open year-round. It’s truly a combo you shouldn’t miss out on!
Rules & Regulations
Solo anglers in Bradenton should have an appropriate fishing license before they head out and they should be familiar with local regulations and daily limits. If you decide to go with one of the Bradenton fishing charters, all the licenses are provided and your captain will let you know all the rules.