Kelley Girl Charters

Whether you’re looking to bottom fish for huge Red Snapper, battle a variety of world-famous Shark species, or troll to your heart’s content, Kelley Girl Charters, located in Panama City, FL, has just the angling adventure for you! Along with his experienced team of fishermen, Captain Mark Kelley will lead you in the right direction for an incredible fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico.

A love for fishing has been part of the Kelley family for generations, and it’s safe to say that Capt. Mark has inherited this passion – he’s been wielding a rod and fishing these waters for over 35 years now! He uses his family history and years of knowledge to provide top-quality angling adventures for guests of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re a seasoned fisherman or want to take your family on the adventure of a lifetime, join your captain onboard “Kelley Girl.”

“Kelley Girl” is a 52’ Kingcraft Gillman sportfishing vessel, and she’s ready to transport up to 20 guests out to the hottest spots around. Her size makes her perfect for bringing along the whole family, or tangling lines with your favorite angling buddies. She’s a true fishing machine, decked out with GPS, fishfinder, life jackets for all ages, a full toilet, and a flybridge to take in stunning views. For all you hardcore anglers, you’ll find outriggers on board to cover plenty of ground when trolling.

Your captain specializes in trolling, bottom fishing, and Shark fishing – you can opt to try out one technique, or even go for all 3. Trolling will see you hooking Mackerel and Bonito, and bottom fishing will have you plumbing the depths for huge Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, and more. If you’re ready to come face-to-gills with some notorious sea predators, you can fish for Bull, Hammerhead, Dusky, Mako, and Sand Shark, to name a few!

Your trip includes rods, reels, tackle, and a license. Live bait can be purchased at a small cost. Join Kelley Girl Charters and experience Floridian fishing at its finest!



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  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,040
    up to 6 persons
    + $120
    each additional person
    Join your captain on this 12-hour trip and get ready to come face-to-gills with an incredible amount of species! You'll have the chance to try out a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing, trolling, and Shark fishing. You'll be targeting a wide range of fish, including Spanish and King Mackerel, a variety of Shark (Bull, Sand, Hammerhead, and Mako to name a few!), Snapper and Grouper, and more. Your trip includes rods, reels, tackle, and a fishing license. Live bait is a small additional cost.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,700
    up to 6 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This 10-hour trip is perfect for anglers who want to try out a variety of fishing techniques, and increase their chances of hooking a huge variety of fish! You'll be bottom fishing, trolling, and Shark fishing, and can expect to come face-to-gills with Spanish and King Mackerel, Bonito, Red Snapper, a variety of Grouper, and a whole host of Shark – Bull, Sand, Dusky, Tiger, to name a few! Your trip includes rods, reels, tackle, and a fishing license. Bait is available at a small additional cost.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,360
    up to 6 persons
    + $80
    each additional person
    What could be better than spending a day out on the waters of Panama City? This 8-hour trip will give you the opportunity to try out 3 different types of fishing – trolling, bottom fishing, and Shark fishing, so you'll be coming face-to-gills with a huge variety of species! You'll be trolling for a mix of Mackerel, bottom fishing for huge Snapper and Grouper species, and can expect to meet lots of Shark, including Bull, Dusky, Sand, Tiger, Hammerhead, and Mako. Rods, reels, tackle, and license included.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,020
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    This 6-hour morning adventure gives you plenty of time to try out two different fishing techniques – and that means you'll have the chance to reel in an even bigger variety of fish! You'll be trolling for King and Spanish Mackerel, Bonito, and more, and then will be bottom fishing for a variety of Snapper and Grouper, including the popular Red Snapper. Your trip includes rods, reels, tackle, and a fishing license. Live bait is available at an extra cost. Just bring your favorite snacks and drinks!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $1,020
    up to 6 persons
    + $60
    each additional person
    This 6-hour afternoon trip means more time on the water, so you'll have the chance to try out different techniques and hook more species! Your captain will have you trolling and bottom fishing for a variety of fish, including Spanish and King Mackerel, as well as the famous Red Snapper, Gag and Red Grouper, and other bottom-dwellers. You'll be provided with Penn rods and reels, tackle, and a fishing license. Live bait can be purchased beforehand, or caught by your captain for a small cost.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $680
    up to 6 persons
    + $40
    each additional person
    Join your captain on this 4-hour trip and get ready to troll to your heart's content! Up to 4 guests can troll at the same time, which means there's plenty of room for relaxing in between bites. You'll mainly be targeting Bonito, Spanish Mackerel, and King Mackerel. Don't worry if you've never fished before – your captain will show you the ropes, and warmly welcomes families with little ones on board. Your trip includes Penn rods, reels, tackle, and a fishing license. Live bait is a small additional cost.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $680
    up to 6 persons
    + $40
    each additional person
    Join your captain for an afternoon of trolling action! On this 4-hour trip, you'll be trolling for a variety of species, including Spanish and King Mackerel, Bonito, and whatever else is biting. You'll be provided with top-notch rods and reels, tackle, and a fishing license. Live bait is available to purchase beforehand, or your captain will catch it for a small additional cost. Up to 4 anglers can troll at the same time. Guests of all ages and abilities are welcome, so bring along the whole family!
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About the Captain

Mark Kelley
Panama City, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 12 hours
Member since January 2019
Fishing in Panama City Beach, Florida has been apart of the Kelley family for generations. Capt. Mark has been a captain for over 35 years now, and along with his experienced team of captains and fishermen, he'll lead you in the right direction for an incredible fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico! You'll be soaking in some incredible views as you reel in the world-famous species that Panama City Beach and the Gulf Coast has to offer. Capt. Mark and his crew welcome anglers of all ages and abilities on board, and love showing children and new anglers the ropes!

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Kingcraft Gillman (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 600HP Caterpi engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots.

Length
52 ft
Capacity
20 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 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

Book with 15% deposit
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Pay remaining balance to captain
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American Express

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