Port Canaveral

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Port Canaveral Fishing Charters

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Port Canaveral: 98 fishing charters available

Fin Addict Il Fishing

Excellent
4.6 / 5
(232 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $500

Patriot Charters

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

Reaper Fishing Charters Florida

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

Close Encounters Fishing Charters

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

Reel Magic Adventures

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(210 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $325

Pushing Limits Fishing Charters

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

Port Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(110 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $275

Canaveral Charter Adventures

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

Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing

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

Fintactic Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(2 reviews)
Port Canaveral
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trips from $600

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Port Canaveral

The average price for a private 4 hour Port Canaveral fishing trip is $498, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $932 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 24785 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

Fair And Square Charters 36' Delta
Fair And Square Charters 36' Delta
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(17 reviews)
Awesome day, sadly the fish weren't biting so we had to leave without anything but the conversation was great. We tried multiple spots with some good weather and better company.
Joseph  G.
Joseph G. Orlando, Florida
Fair N' Square Charters
Fair N' Square Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(145 reviews)
Captain Pat and Mate Mike took 4 of us on a near shore 1/2 day fishing trip. We were hoping to catch something to cook for dinner. While we did’t catch any prize fish we did get enough to make a meal. Mike was attentive and kept us baited and in the water. Good guys, good trip.
John  L.
John L. Eaton, OH
Close Encounters Fishing Charters
Close Encounters Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(22 reviews)
I asked Xavier if he might be able to put my boys on their first tarpon, a tall order. I was very impressed with his knowledge of the fish, the Ninja stealth tactics we used , his expertise with the use of his electronics and his boat handling skills. We had a blast, learned a lot and both my boys were able to put their hands on their first tarpons. Xavier is the real deal and he is a very cool dude.
Lionel  F.
Lionel F. Hockley, TX
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(210 reviews)
We could not have chosen a better fishing charter. Captain Greg is well versed with Cape Canaveral history and serious about fishing. We can’t thank him enough for our everlasting memories.
Daniel  L.
Daniel L. Cocoa Beach, Florida
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(210 reviews)
Captain Greg was great. Very knowledgeable and my son had a great time. My son already wants to book a trip for winter break!
David  S.
David S. Bolingbrook, IL
All Points Guide Service – 26'
All Points Guide Service – 26'
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(6 reviews)
My wife and I had an absolute blast and fun day on the water with Captain Mike. It was a slow day fishing, but Captain Mike worked really hard to put us on fish. I caught a really nice king mackerel and tuna pictured, but the tax man (shark) got another king mackerel before we could get it in the boat; not for lack of trying by Captain Mike. We will be back!
Ryan  L.
Ryan L. Rutherfordton, NC
Fair And Square Charters 36' Delta
Fair And Square Charters 36' Delta
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(17 reviews)
I would 10/10 recommend this to anyone. I went out on a three hour trip and I had fun not only fishing, but also talking with the captain and first mate. Both of them were extremely polite and they wanted you to be in the middle of the action. Thank you guys again for an amazing trip and helping me with those sharks!!!
Conor  A.
Conor A. Morristown, NJ
Pushing Limits Fishing Charters
Pushing Limits Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(31 reviews)
Thank you pushing the limits fishing it was the best fishing trip me and my boys has ever been on and we can't wait to do it again the captain took care of us and put us on the biggest fish we've ever seen and caught thanks again
Paul  F.
Paul F. Huntland, TN
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(210 reviews)
Took our family (7yo boy, 10yo girl) out for half day. All had a blast. This man knows how to catch fish and he's got a warm and welcoming personality. We won't go out with anyone else.
Phil  S.
Phil S. Cocoa Beach, Florida
Denise Marie Charters
Denise Marie Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(220 reviews)
Had an excellent time! Crew was friendly and informative. Would highly recommend to anyone.
Bethany  W.
Bethany W. Trinity, KY
Fintactic Charters
Fintactic Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(2 reviews)
Took my crew of five with captain Zach, what a funtastic day of fishing. We hooked so many fish back to back action. I would highly recommend booking with Fin Tactic charters. The ride is comfy and plenty of room to walk and sit. The captain cleaned the fish after to our desire.
Oscar  S.
Oscar S. Heathrow, FL
Fair N' Square Charters
Fair N' Square Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(145 reviews)
We had an amazing time! I couldn’t believe how many sharks we were able to catch. We caught hammerhead, black tip, and sharp nose all day. As well as some croaker, sea trout, and saltwater catfish. Our whole group had a great time and I can’t recommend enough.
Taylor  P.
Taylor P. Collinsville, OK
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(210 reviews)
We had a great time with Greg on the water. He knew the local waters well and put us on some nice fish. We were definatley out catching the other boats around us due to his Equipment and knowledge of the fish's habbits. Greg was very attentive on the boat, quick to get us unhooked, untangled, re-bated and back in the water. Thanks again Greg, we had a great time.
Dustin  T.
Dustin T. Greenbrier, TN
Get Down Fishing Charters
Get Down Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(42 reviews)
Had a great trip. Caught fish when most coming across the radio didn’t. Captain was great!
Julius  M.
Julius M. University, VA
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(210 reviews)
Girls day trip.. had a blast! Caught some big ones and. Shark! Greg was great Captain and we will definitely be back !
Laurie  J.
Laurie J. Quincy, IL
Denise Marie Charters
Denise Marie Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(220 reviews)
We had a fantastic experience with Captain Pat and first mate Mike. They did all they possibly could to ensure the most incredible time for our family. Our boys were thrilled at their catches and all the cool things we saw along the way like dolphins and sea turtles. We highly recommend this fishing excursion!
Mathew  T.
Mathew T. Bloomfield, NY
Reel Magic Adventures
Reel Magic Adventures
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(210 reviews)
Great captain highly recommend for a fishing trip. Very nice & helpful with my sons.
Sara  W.
Sara W. Orlando, FL
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fin Addict Il Fishing
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(232 reviews)
We had a great trip! Our family doesn't do a lot of fishing but the crew helped us out and we caught plenty of fish and a shark! The crew cleaned the fish for us and we took it to local restaurant (Grills) and they cooked it for us for a reasonable price. Definitely made lifelong memories!
Amy  B.
Amy B. Mansfield, TX
All Points Guide Service – 26'
All Points Guide Service – 26'
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(6 reviews)
Other than the water being a little choppy, it was a successful day. Captain Mike had us on the fish within no time flat. We caught multiple 36” + snook with opportunities to catch more large fish. Capt Mike and his crew worked diligently to ensure all the lines had bait and made sure to keep everyone fishing which as a dad, made my experience so much better since I didn’t have to worry about any of this. I highly recommend Capt Mike and will definitely be back again.
Luke  C.
Luke C. Maitland, Florida
Get Down Fishing Charters
Get Down Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Port Canaveral
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(42 reviews)
I was able to get down on the get down my family and I were able to catch the limit on fish we also got the chance to see a rocket get launched by nasa while we were fishing
Lamont  D.
Lamont D. Taunton, MA

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