The Gulf of Mexico is home to a great variety of exciting and beautiful fish that these bountiful waters are practically teeming with. The well-known reputation of this region isn’t undeserved and Miss Rachel Charters can show you why – with them the only stress you’ll feel is on the other end of the line!
Join them aboard their 34’ Crusader, capable of carrying up to 6 anglers at the same time, with plenty of elbow room. She’s fully kitted out with the latest in navigational technology and fish-finding electronics, you won’t be wasting time wandering about on the “Miss Rachel”. Comforts haven’t been neglected on this vessel, as you have ample sleeping space, as well as a full-head toilet are available.
Get ready to battle a variety of fantastic fish with Captain Tim Tarpley, who’s been fishing the waters of Panama City for over a decade now, with a lifetime of fishing experience behind him. You’ll target a wide range of species such as Vermillion, Red, and Mangrove Snappers, Red Groupers, Black Groupers, Triggerfish, Amberjacks, Spanish and King Mackerel, Bonita, and any others you run into. Captain Tim will also instruct or assist you in a variety of fishing techniques, like bottom fishing, spinning, jigging, drift fishing, and trolling, all with light and heavy tackle.
Kids are more than welcome on board the Miss Rachel and every effort is made to make their trip an exciting and memorable experience. Captain Tim has a great sense of humor but is also serious about safety, the vessel is equipped according to all USCG standards. If you get hungry during your trip, there’s a grill on board, so you can immediately chow-down on your hard-earned catch!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Crusader (Downeast) originally built in 1984, and restored in 2008. Powered by a 300HP John Deere engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.