Port Canaveral

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Port Canaveral Fishing Charters

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Port Canaveral: 106 fishing charters available

Fin Addict Il Fishing

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(254 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $500

Patriot Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(106 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $850

Reaper Fishing Charters Florida

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(37 reviews)
Cape Canaveral
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trips from $700

Close Encounters Fishing Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(24 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $625

Reel Magic Adventures

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(215 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $350

Pushing Limits Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(34 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $500

Canaveral Charter Adventures

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(181 reviews)
Cape Canaveral
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trips from $500

Port Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(112 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(122 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $550

Cocoa Beach Fishing Adventures

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(26 reviews)
Cape Canaveral
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trips from $700

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Port Canaveral

The average price for a private 4 hour Port Canaveral fishing trip is $502, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $924 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

According to customer reviews, Fin Addict Il Fishing, Patriot Charters, and Reaper Fishing Charters Florida are some of the most popular fishing charters in Port Canaveral, Florida. Full list of top fishing charters in Port Canaveral.

Fin Addict Il Fishing, Patriot Charters, and Reaper Fishing Charters Florida all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Port Canaveral.

The most popular fish species you can target are King Mackerel (Kingfish), Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), and Cobia. Top fishing techniques include bottom fishing, trolling, and heavy tackle. Offshore fishing, reef fishing, and wreck fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

The secret to this location’s incredible angling action is in its name. It’s one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, and you’ll find plenty of Port Canaveral fishing charters dotted among the ocean liners and cargo ships! Located on an inlet that connects the Banana River with the mighty Atlantic, it offers access to prolific inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing grounds.
 
Port Canaveral’s location is perfect for deep sea fishing. A full day trip will give you the time to travel up to 40 miles offshore, where you’ll come face-to-gills with hard fighters such as Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Sailfish, and Wahoo. Want to really test your strength and skills? Many captains offer extended day or multi-day trips that’ll take you to the 100-mile Gulf Stream “sweet spot,” where gigantic Yellowfin Tuna and Marlin lie in wait. If you'd rather hit nearshore waters, King Mackerel, Cobia, Amberjack, and Groupers are a popular target.
 
If you’re a newer angler or want to spend less time on the water, fear not – Port Canaveral offers up plenty of exciting inshore and nearshore action, too. Explore mangrove-lined shorelines on a half day trip for anything from Bluefish and Tarpon, to Spotted Seatrout. September is a particularly prolific month for these waters – it’s when the huge Bull Redfish show up! Many captains offer full day trips for light tackle and fly enthusiasts who want to battle these beasts.
 
You’ll find a wealth of charters departing from the port itself, accessible from the city of Cape Canaveral. There’s something on offer for everyone, so come fish Port Canaveral your way!

Rules & Regulations

Hop aboard a Port Canaveral fishing charter, and your captain will provide your license for you, as well as all the necessary fishing gear. Seasonal restrictions and bag limits apply to some of the species here, and casting off alongside an experienced guide will ensure you’re fishing within the law.
 
Port Canaveral
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Based on 25017 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

Come to Port Canaveral in January, and you'll understand why the Space Coast doesn't have a low season. Offshore, Sailfish, Tuna, and Mahi are biting. Windy? No problem. Hit inshore waters for some famous fish.

February

It’s colder than usual, but it’s also southeast Florida! Strong winds can make getting offshore a challenge, but if you make it out, you could catch anything from Tuna to Mahi Mahi.

March

The inshore action heats up as the weather transitions into spring. Target Trout, Redfish, and Snook. Nearshore, Cobia starts to arrive on its migration. Don’t miss the the Cobia Madness Tournament at Sunrise Marina!

April

Snook fishing is on fire in the Port Canaveral area in April. Target them around the docks and mangrove islands. Take a deep sea fishing charter, and you could be catching King Mackerel, Amberjack, and Mahi Mahi.

May

Things start to get really exciting in May, with lots to catch on a charter or in a competition. Test your skills and try for a cash prize at the May Dolphin Tournament or the Central Florida Offshore Anglers Tournament!

June

It’s peak season, and oh my, will you know it when you come to the docks. Look for Mahi, Amberjack, Kingfish, and Grouper. Get inspired at the Canaveral Mac Attack - this is the best time of year to take home a smoker!

July

It might be hot out, but that doesn’t stop the fish. This is peak season for Tarpon fishing, with big Kingfish also migrating along the beaches close to Port Canaveral. Up for a challenge? Look for Sailfish and Wahoo offshore.

August

Expect the beaches to be packed all along the Space Coast. Head out on the water first thing in the morning and catch your fill before the tourists even wake up. You'll get the best bite and beat the heat.

September

As the crowds disperse, fishing in Port Canaveral gets better than ever. The inshore fish are bigger than ever, with big Bull Redfish, Trout, and Black Drum all biting. Look for Cobia as it returns southwards from its migration.

October

If there is such a thing as a shoulder season in southeast Florida, this is it. Expect fewer crowds on the beaches and in the charter boats. Wahoo and Sailfish are found offshore, with Bull Redfish spawning inshore.

November

Make the most of the lull in the crowds and catch the biggest fish of your life on light tackle - we're talking big Bull Redfish. Expect choppy conditions offshore. If it's safe, head out to catch Sailfish, Wahoo, and Mahi!

December

Celebrate the festive season with smoked Mackerel! December means the Kingfish run, which makes for some of the best fun you can have on the water.

Port Canaveral Fishing Calendar

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Just have a good time. The Captains will put you on fish. I wanted to catch Mahi Mahi and we did. The captain did a great job.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just have a good time. The Captains will put you on fish. I wanted to catch Mahi Mahi and we did. The captain did a great job.
Brian  R.
Brian R. Fredericksburg, VA
I hear that March is not the best time, but you still caught a lot of fish, just not the big ones unless you go out 150 miles or so.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I hear that March is not the best time, but you still caught a lot of fish, just not the big ones unless you go out 150 miles or so.
Robert  B.
Robert B. CANAVERAL AS, FL
Book Captain Joey, be flexible and listen to what the captains suggest. They know the waters and truly desire for you to enjoy your experience.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book Captain Joey, be flexible and listen to what the captains suggest. They know the waters and truly desire for you to enjoy your experience.
Joe  D.
Joe D. Roanoke, TX
It’s a great area to fish, you never know what is on the other end of your line.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It’s a great area to fish, you never know what is on the other end of your line.
Clark  M.
Clark M. Marshall, MN
It was easy to find and park and a lot of stuff to see when you where out fishing like dolphins pelicans cruise ships
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was easy to find and park and a lot of stuff to see when you where out fishing like dolphins pelicans cruise ships
Marc  S.
Marc S. CEDAR E BETHL, MN
It’s best if you can find a calm day, but there are usually options if you can’t.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It’s best if you can find a calm day, but there are usually options if you can’t.
Adam  F.
Adam F. Carlisle, MN
We fished in choppy weathers due to high winds, but the shark fishing was excellent
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We fished in choppy weathers due to high winds, but the shark fishing was excellent
Luke  N.
Luke N. Benton, AR
Captain definitely made the trip worth while. He made sure that we caught enough fish to satisfy our urge to reel
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Captain definitely made the trip worth while. He made sure that we caught enough fish to satisfy our urge to reel
Douglas  H.
Douglas H. Alachua, FL
I recommend fishing at Port Canaveral because there is plenty to do in the area and well suited for adults and kids. The people here are friendly and conveniently located close to cocoa beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I recommend fishing at Port Canaveral because there is plenty to do in the area and well suited for adults and kids. The people here are friendly and conveniently located close to cocoa beach
Joe  B.
Joe B. Woodlawn, TN
Look for a boat that is big enough to handle big water. Pat's boat was very comfortable and handles big water great. Fishing isn't always successful every time but Pat and Chris worked hard and kept moving to get us on some fish. Highly recommend.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Look for a boat that is big enough to handle big water. Pat's boat was very comfortable and handles big water great. Fishing isn't always successful every time but Pat and Chris worked hard and kept moving to get us on some fish. Highly recommend.
Josh  M.
Josh M. Lincoln, NE
watch the weather, as long as its warm fishing is good, but a cold snap can push the fish south for some time
Excellent
4.3 / 5
watch the weather, as long as its warm fishing is good, but a cold snap can push the fish south for some time
John  P.
John P. Milwaukee, WI
Great location. Only 40 minutes from Orlando and free parking. Very easy to find.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great location. Only 40 minutes from Orlando and free parking. Very easy to find.
Michael  H.
Michael H. Alafaya, FL
Take an assortment of clothes because you don't know what the weather might do.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Take an assortment of clothes because you don't know what the weather might do.
Andria  P.
Andria P. Lisbon, IA
Be sure to get an experienced Captain like Cspysin Pat or you may not catch anything.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to get an experienced Captain like Cspysin Pat or you may not catch anything.
Dan  S.
Dan S. San Juan
Captain Art does it right. If there is fish to be caught he will find them and get you on them. Captain Art is extremely knowledgeable and trustworthy. He is passionate about making your fishing experience one you won't forget. Thanks again for another great experience.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Captain Art does it right. If there is fish to be caught he will find them and get you on them. Captain Art is extremely knowledgeable and trustworthy. He is passionate about making your fishing experience one you won't forget. Thanks again for another great experience.
John  M.
John M. Chicago, Illinois
Always be prepared for changing weather conditions at all times. I recommend bringing rain gear such as poncho or jacket.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Always be prepared for changing weather conditions at all times. I recommend bringing rain gear such as poncho or jacket.
John  B.
John B. Orlando, Florida
Plan on making plans to take fish back and make sure your plans are in place before you fish in Port Canaveral.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Plan on making plans to take fish back and make sure your plans are in place before you fish in Port Canaveral.
John  B.
John B. Kissimmee, Florida
Tough fishing at this time of year but Captain Pat still managed to put us on fish:)
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Tough fishing at this time of year but Captain Pat still managed to put us on fish:)
David  H.
David H. Middleton, Wisconsin
There is an abundance of sharks so understand that you will have to work hard to keep them away from your catch. It is an experience to see them however it is frustrating when they eat everything you catch.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
There is an abundance of sharks so understand that you will have to work hard to keep them away from your catch. It is an experience to see them however it is frustrating when they eat everything you catch.
James  L.
James L. Cocoa Beach, FL
I would recommend they call and find out what fish is in season at the time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I would recommend they call and find out what fish is in season at the time.
Marta  R.
Marta R. Oviedo, Florida

Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(122 reviews)
Went on a four hour shark charter and didn’t catch or see a shark. Very disappointing! I understand it’s fishing and not catching but I was still bummed!! Nate was very knowledgeable and super friendly. He really tried but they were just not biting. I would definitely book another through Canaveral kings if they would advise me when the best time was to book. Thank you Nate! I know you tried!! The boat was awesome!!
Gina  L.
Gina L. Rockford, IL
Denise Marie Charters
Denise Marie Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(225 reviews)
Family enjoyed fishing with Pat and Mike. They worked with us to fish on the best available day and time to try and have the best experience. Also very kid friendly and great atmosphere. Fish where not thick but caught a few and the highlight was a baby hammerhead. If back in area will book with them again.
Brad  H.
Brad H. Sweetwater, TX
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(254 reviews)
Mike was awesome. Knowledgeable about fishing spots and such. Very personable. We had a good time and caught fish. That’s what we were looking to do. Will definitely look him up next time around. Tight lines!
Bill  K.
Bill K. PLEASURE RDGE, KY
Close Encounters Fishing Charters
Close Encounters Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(24 reviews)
An experience I'll never forget. Captain Xavier put us on fish right away and got us some monster snook and then some monster sharks. He knows what he's doing for sure. He really made it easy and helped us get some big fish in the boat. I would reccomend him to anyone communication and service were excellent. I would definitely book with him again.
Zach  C.
Zach C. Lenexa, KS
Denise Marie Charters
Denise Marie Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(225 reviews)
The captain and 1st mate were excellent for us on a day that fish weren't biting because of storms passing by. We ended up having an enjoyable boat ride and caught a few fish. The crew tried several spots but it was just not a good day for fishing. We still had a very enjoyable time. Would recommend fishing with these guys.
Ronald  W.
Ronald W. Kokomo, IN
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(254 reviews)
We did the half day fishing trip. It was slow at times but Captain Mike was great at helping us find better fishing spots. We ultimately caught 3 sharks (2 keepers and 1 catch release). There were plenty of rods and tackle for our party of 5. And the cleaning and filleting was smooth and well done. He even had a suggestion of restaurant to take it to be cooked. And "Grills" did a tasty job of cooking it up for us.👍
Annette  B.
Annette B. Salt Lake City, UT
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(254 reviews)
Made the reservation as a surprise gift for my husband’s birthday. Communication with Mike was easy and he his response time was quick. The guys had a blast out on the water. 10/10 recommend! Thanks Mike!
Jackie  H.
Jackie H. Orlando, FL
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(215 reviews)
The Captain was great with the kids. Very knowledgeable. Although we didn’t catch the biggest fish because of the weather, it was a great afternoon out on the water!
Bob  S.
Bob S. Nome, AK
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(215 reviews)
Had an amazing time. Captain did his best to help us catch as many fish as possible. We were also able to see some dolphins swimming near by where we were fishing. I would highly recommend.
Alysia  J.
Alysia J. South Ogden, UT
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(254 reviews)
It was a great trip, didn’t catch as much as we had hoped but that’s how the sea does you sometimes. Definitely will go out again with captain Mike!
Tyler  O.
Tyler O. Batesville, IN
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(254 reviews)
Had a great day of trout and sharks. Captain knew exactly where to fish and how the bite was going be. Great trip.
Tim  S.
Tim S. Longmont, CO
Port Fishing Charters
Port Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(112 reviews)
We truly enjoyed every second of our fishing trip with the Captain. He was so courteous and knowledgeable . My friends who live here will definitely be using him for future fishing excursions. Thank you so very much !!
Regina  F.
Regina F. Jacksonville, Florida
Patriot Charters
Patriot Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(106 reviews)
Overall good trip would definitely go with Tony on the patriot again. Tony got us our limit on king mackerel.
Michael  C.
Michael C. Locust, KY
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(254 reviews)
Had a fun day with captain Mike it was 6 of us and in which 4 didn't speak any English. Yet he made sure everyone was taken care of, and they had a great time for the first time on a boat and first time fishing. Made them want to come back for more. Can't wait to see you again captain Mike
Luis  M.
Luis M. Apopka, FL
All Points Guide Service – 26'
All Points Guide Service – 26'
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(7 reviews)
Clean boat, friendly captain and though we didn’t catch much, Mike did everything to try to make for a day of fish slaying. On time and responsive to questions and messages.
Shannon  C.
Shannon C. Groveland, IL
Fair N' Square Charters
Fair N' Square Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(146 reviews)
Captain and mate were great, fishing was slow but that's just how it goes sometimes. Boat was clean, equipment was good and everyone on the trip enjoyed themselves.
Colin  A.
Colin A. Winter Springs, FL
Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(122 reviews)
Great half day of fishing with Capt Billy. He put us on Kingfish with some slow trolling all morning. All we had to do was reel the fish in quickly before the sharks could swim up and take a bite out of them. Very exciting!!! Canaveral Kings is a top charter out of Port Canaveral, and I will book them next year.
Ronald  M.  J.
Ronald M. J. Palm Coast, FL
Denise Marie Charters
Denise Marie Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(225 reviews)
Captain Pat and Mike were simply the best! Very attentive and genuinely wanted to ensure that my son had a memorable 21st birthday! Oh yeah and we caught tons of fish too! Already making arrangements for our next trip with these two gentlemen! Thank you for the best day ever!
Donna  K.
Donna K. United States
Pushing Limits Fishing Charters
Pushing Limits Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(34 reviews)
Capton Devon is a super nice guy. Knows a lot about the Port Canaveral area. Also very knowledgable of local fishing. We headed out at 7:00 am and of all the boats that left at the same time, we were the last ones to return. Definitely recommen. 👍👍👍
Andy  V.  D.
Andy V. D. Orlando, Florida
Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(122 reviews)
Zack was super! Very knowledgeable, helpful, professional, all around great guy, great.trip!!😁
Deborah  C.
Deborah C. Lawrenceville, GA

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