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Measuring only 0.3 square miles, the town of Shalimar may be small, but the fishing opportunities it provides are mighty. Located at the northeastern edge of Choctawhatchee Bay, this tiny town is home to a bridge, which spans the Garnier Bayou. Because of that, Shalimar Bridge fishing is a popular pastime for locals and visitors alike!
 
The waters around the bridge are made up of a network of seriously shallow flats and grassy beds, and provide the perfect home for huge Redfish and Speckled Trout throughout the year. Come summer, and many other seasonal fish make their way to the bridge, with Flounder, Jacks, and many more coming to the fore.
 
If you want to fish under the cover of darkness, head out in the evening or early morning to explore the docks between Garnier Bayou and Shalimar Bridge. Trips can last anywhere from a couple of hours to a full day, giving you the full Shalimar Bridge fishing experience. 
 

Rules & Regulations

When fishing aboard a charter, you won’t need a license as your captain will have it covered. However, heading out on your own will mean that you’ll need to get a Florida saltwater permit. Not only that, but heading out with a guide will also make sure that you don’t need to worry about bag and size limits. 
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Don H. fished with Destin Run-n-gun Fishing Charters on June 26, 2019
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Fishing the gulf is an amazing experience.
Always a great trip !!!!!!
FishingBooker Member fished with Destin Run-n-gun Fishing Charters on September 10, 2017
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You gotta go hit the amberjack right outta the gate.

FAQs about Fishing Charters in Shalimar

To give you an idea of how much a fishing trip in Shalimar costs, the average price for a 4 hour private trip is $744, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,081. These prices are based on trips booked on our site recently.

Prices will vary depending on trip length, fishing technique, as well as the type and size of the boat you booked. However, to give you an indication, the average boat size in Shalimar is 26 ft and the most common vessel type is a Center console.

According to customer reviews, Above The Salt Charters, Sun Chasing Charters, and Time Off Fishing Charter are some of the most popular fishing charters in Shalimar, Florida. Full list of top fishing charters in Shalimar.

Above The Salt Charters, Sun Chasing Charters, and Time Off Fishing Charter all received great reviews from families who booked fishing trips in Shalimar.

The best way to experience fishing in Shalimar is to book a private charter with a licensed fishing guide. See the full list of charters available for online booking here: List of fishing charters in Shalimar, Florida.

The most popular fish species you can target are Snapper (Red), King Mackerel (Kingfish), and Spanish Mackerel. Top fishing techniques include bottom fishing, light tackle, and deep sea fishing. Nearshore fishing, reef fishing, and offshore fishing are commonly offered by local guides.

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