Capt. SGT Peterson's Fishing

Looking to target some seriously impressive species on a unique Panama City, FL fishing adventure? Come aboard Capt. SGT Peterson’s Fishing charters. Your captain has a Federal NOAA Gulf of Mexico Reef Permit and Pelagic Species Permit that allows him to take guests outside of the 9-mile Florida state water line. Experience the thrill of fishing these bountiful, beautiful waters from a perspective that very few get to enjoy!

Captain Tim “SGT” Peterson offers seasonal angling adventures for guests of all ages and abilities. He specializes in offshore trips that target world-famous big game species, using his very own 5-step process to land seriously huge fish. Whether you’re a brand new angler or a seasoned fisherman looking for a new challenge, your captain will make sure you experience plenty of exciting, rod-bending action.

You’ll be heading out to the hottest fishing grounds on board your captain’s 26’ Twin Vee 260 GF catamaran. She can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests, with room for plenty of angling action. She’s decked out with top-of-the-line navigational and safety equipment, a full toilet, and life jackets for a variety of ages. Powered by twin 175 HP 2018 Suzuki Four Strokes engines, she’ll have you exploring the productive offshore waters of the Gulf in no time!

When it comes to the species on offer, Capt. Tim targets a huge variety of saltwater superstars. You’ll come face-to-gills with hard-fighting Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, a variety of Billfish, and Amberjack. You’ll also have the chance to hook a variety of Tuna, Grouper, and Snapper, as well as Floridian favorites such as Redfish, and King and Spanish Mackerel. As well as trying out your captain’s 5-step process, you’ll also bottom fish, troll, drift, and live line fish, using top-notch Penn rods and reels.

Florida is known for its fantastic fishing grounds, but Capt. Tim really takes things to the next level. Join Capt. SGT Peterson’s Fishing for the adventure of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Deep Sea
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 15 May
    $1,725
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready for some serious angling action! On this 12-hour trip, you'll travel up to 30 miles out onto the Gulf, where you'll get to explore some seriously productive waters. You'll target impressive big game species, including Yellowfin Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and many other species. Children are welcome, but should be aged 10 and above. Your captain will provide top-of-the-line rods and reels, live bait, light and heavy tackle, and fishing licenses for all guests.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Deep Sea
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 15 May
    $1,525
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Travel up to 30 miles out onto the Gulf, where you'll cruise productive waters for your dream catch. This extended day trip will see you going after Spanish and King Mackerel, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, a variety of Tuna, Red Snapper, Red and Gag Grouper, and many other species. Kids are more than welcome to come along, but should be 10 years and older to go on this trip. Your captain will provide you with top-notch rods and reels, live bait, light and heavy tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Deep Sea
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 15 May
    $1,225
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to head out to some seriously plenty offshore waters! You'll travel up to 30 miles out onto the Gulf for the chance to reel in Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, a mix of Snapper and Grouper, various Tunas, Wahoo, Barracuda, Spanish and King Mackerel, and plenty of other world-famous species. This trip is for ages 10 and above, so feel free to bring the family along. You'll be provided with top-quality rods and reels, live bait, light and heavy tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 15 May
    $975
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    On this 6-hour trip, Capt. Tim will take you up to 30 miles out to explore various reefs, wrecks, and towers, where you'll get the chance to target a huge variety of species. You'll go after various Grouper and Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, and many more. Your captain will provide top-notch rods and reels, as well as live bait and a valid fishing license for all guests.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Deep Sea (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 15 May
    $975
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to explore the waters around various reefs, recks, and towers, where you'll experience some seriously top-notch fishing. You'll reel in a range of species, including Cobia, Amberjack, various Snapper and Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Spanish and King Mackerel, and plenty more. Your captain will make sure you're decked out with top-quality rods and reels, as well as light and heavy tackle and live bait. Your trip includes a fishing license for each guest, too.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 15 May
    $950
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    On this full day trip, Capt. Tim will take you out onto the state waters of the Gulf for the chance to reel in some seriously impressive fish. You'll go after Amberjack, Kingfish, various Groupers and Snappers, Barracuda, Wahoo, and hard-fighting Mahi Mahi, plus plenty more...and all of this only 9 miles out! Your captain will provide you with top-notch Penn rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests. Anglers of all ages and abilities welcome!
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About the Captain

Tim "SGT" Peterson
Panama City, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
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20 Customer Reviews
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Member since May 2018
With more than 36 years of fishing experience under his belt, Captain Tim "SGT" Peterson knows all the ins and outs that make for a good fishing trip. His grandfather got him interested in the sport from an early age, and he hasn't looked back since. He's fished all over the country, in places like Panama City, the Tampa area, Key West, Alaska, Cape Cod, Lake Superior, and more.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish

Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Twin Vee 260 GF (Catamaran) originally built in 2018. Powered by 2 175HP 2018 Suzuki Four Strokes engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 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
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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