Offshore fishing is comprised of two different styles, deep sea and near shore. While both trips deliver lots of action, the types of fish can vary greatly between the two. Near shore trips typically take place within 9 miles of the beach. The most common species of fish include triggerfish, snapper and cobia. Length of trips can vary, but most last between 4 and 6 hours. With shallower water closer to shore, fewer of these fish will meet the size requirements to bring back to the dock, but a near shore trip can serve as a more affordable option than a deep sea fishing trip.
Deep sea fishing is more common in the Gulf of Mexico, with the most popular trip lasting 6 hours, including travel time. However to truly take advantage of a memorable fishing experience, we recommend choosing an 8, 10, or even 12 hour trip. A slightly longer boat ride will target reefs and structures 12 to 50+ miles offshore and open up many new species of fish including grouper, red snapper, amberjack, tuna, and golden tile fish just to name a few. These trips are ideal for bringing home lots of meat, but be sure to check with our fishing experts to verify what species of fish are currently in season!
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