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Too Hot 2 Handle Charters will get you on the hottest bite in Bay County,  Florida. This charter company promises great fun, impressive catch, and wonderful fishing experience you’ll cherish!

You will head out to your angling escapades on a 32’ Scarab Center Console that offers 360 degrees of fishing around her. She is equipped with the latest, state of the art electronics to put you right on the fish, with twin Mercury Verrado 275 HP motors that will get you there fast.

Whatever fishing technique you prefer, Too Hot 2 Handle Charters will be able to accommodate you. With a plethora of trips, suited both for beginners and passionate fishermen, your only task is to choose which one to book.

For the longer trips, you will go up to 9 miles offshore. What this means for your fishing experience is that you get an even better chance to snag a really impressive catch and boast about it to your angler friends. Shorter trips are best suited for angling novices, to give them a taste of what it all looks like.

When you do head out, depending on the time of the trip and what bites best, you can catch Snappers, Groupers, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish,  Wahoo, and the list goes on and on. Even some Sharks are in the cards if you’re a bit lucky and spot those bad boys.

The boat is fully stocked with top-rate fishing equipment, so that’s one less thing to worry about when preparing for your trip. The charter has several different brands of rods and reels, depending on which fish you’re targeting, but Penn and Shimano are most common. Your live bait is prepared in advance, and the first mate will help you set everything up and cast your lines. Gratuity is appreciated for his dedication and assistance.

Bring your family, friends, and children, they’ll all have the best time with Too Hot 2 Handle Charters and create memories of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,320
    When you're in the mood to spend your whole day on the water, look no further than this trip! You can choose whether you want to get a taste of inshore and offshore fishing, and then you can fish for anything from Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish to Redfish, Snappers, and Groupers.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,050
    Inshore or offshore, it is up to you. On these bottom fishing trips, you will be chasing a plethora of Snappers, Triggerfish, Groupers, as well as Sharks.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trolling/Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,050
    More time on the water means more fish in your cooler! Bottom fishing grants you access to Snappers, Groupers, as well as Triggerfish, and Sharks. When it comes to trolling, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, and Wahoo are all on the menu.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 31 - Jun 2
    $840
    You can choose either offshore or inshore fishing experience for this trip. The bottom fishing trips include the possibilities of catching many varieties of the Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and Sharks. This is a trip for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    Trolling/Bottom Fishing Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $825
    These combo trips are just what the doctor ordered when it comes to the wide variety of fish you can catch. Wahoo, Kingfish, and Mahi Mahi are on the line when you're trolling, but when you're bottom fishing, expect Groupers, Triggerfish, Snappers, and Sharks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $720
    You can choose either offshore or inshore fishing experience for this trip. The bottom fishing trips include the possibilities of catching many varieties of the Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and Sharks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $720
    Hop aboard for this early morning 4-hour trip and troll for Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $720
    Here's a very flexible 4-hour trip, where you can troll or target for different species, especially when you're limited out on targeted fish. You can go after anything from Mahi Mahi to Sharks, Kingfish and many more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 31 - Jun 2
    $690
    You can choose either offshore or inshore fishing experience for this trip. The bottom fishing trips include the possibilities of catching many varieties of the Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and Sharks. This is a trip for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    Fun and easy trip in the bay. Great trip for group wanting to get a feel for salt water fishing and some unique pics. Target smaller sharks in a catch and release setting.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 31 - Jun 2
    $590
    You can choose either offshore or inshore fishing experience for this trip. The bottom fishing trips include the possibilities of catching many varieties of the Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and Sharks. This is a trip for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • Private trip
    Kids Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $590
    Bring your children and introduce them to the amazing world of saltwater fishing. This is a 4 hour catch and release trip for 4 people (or fewer) where the captain will tailor each trip to the age of anglers and best bite. Usually near shore.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - May 1
    $400
    When Spanish Mackerel are running, this is a fast-paced trip that is full of fun. Great trip for the kids. Up to 6 people.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Apr 15 (Mon, Tue)
    $400
    When the Spanish are running, this trip is fast-paced and a great time for lots of pictures. Great KIDS trip. Up to 6 fishermen.
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About the Captain

Captain Eric Washington
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
9 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
88 Customer Reviews
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Member since June 2018
Captain has been fishing and working on boats for 30 years. Eric started Too Hot 2 Handle Charters in December 2017 with the desire to bring fishing closer to everyone who was ever interested in giving it a try. He fished whole life and takes great pride in making his customers happy and even more in love with fishing. The name of the company comes from the style of the boat — she's quick, reliable and a bit different from other boats you might see.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Redfish Redfish
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Lane) Lane Snapper
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Wellcraft Scarab (Center console) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 275HP Mercury Verado engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX) on September 5, 2021
Capt. Eric was awesome as well as Lane. They kept us baited up the whole time. Caught a good amount of fish. Saw a good size...
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Full day trip 8hr bottom fishing and free lining w/ Capt Eric

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on September 20, 2021
Full moon day, the bite was tough, but Captain Eric kept us moving to find more fish. Saw several other charter companies running...
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Morning Fishing Win with Captain Eric

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX) on September 18, 2021
Truly a great experience.  Captain Eric and Laine were professional from the moment we showed up to the dock.  Our group...
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We had a great time!!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX) on June 2, 2021
Captain Eric is awesome!! He communicated with me from day one, asking what kind of fish that we were wanting to catch and...
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Fun family fishing trip

VERIFIED   Trolling/Bottom Fishing Trip (AM) on December 28, 2020
Had a great time on a morning fishing trip with my family everyone had fun and a enjoyable trip with no complaints even my...
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FAQs about Too Hot 2 Handle Charters

Too Hot 2 Handle Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (AM) (3 hours)
  • $400 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (PM) (3 hours)
  • $590 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX) (4 hours)
  • $590 per group - Kids Trip (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 3 Hour Shark Fishing (3 hours)
  • $690 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX) (5 hours)
  • $720 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Trolling (AM) (4 hours)
  • $720 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (4 hours)
  • $720 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $825 per group - Trolling/Bottom Fishing Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $840 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Fall/Spring (4 MAX) (6 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - 6 Hour Trolling/Bottom Fishing (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,320 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Too Hot 2 Handle Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Too Hot 2 Handle Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • First Mate (5 people or more and will have deckhand. )
  • Fishing License

Too Hot 2 Handle Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (On rough days when we cannot run offshore. )
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Too Hot 2 Handle Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Too Hot 2 Handle Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Ladyfish
  • Redfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Wahoo