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, your captain will lead you in the right direction for an incredible fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico.

“Kelley Girl” is a 52’ Queen 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!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – May-Oct
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
    $1,100
    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 welcome 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 – May-Oct (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
    $1,100
    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 welcome 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
    3/4 Day Trip – May-Oct
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
    $1,650
    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
    3/4 Day Trip – May-Oct (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
    $1,650
    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
    Full Day Trip – May-Oct
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun)
    $2,200
    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
    10 Hour Trip – May-Oct
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31
    $2,750
    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
    12 Hour Trip – May-Oct
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 14 - Oct 31
    $3,300
    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
    14 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 31
    $3,900
    This trip is for the experienced offshore fishing crew. You can bottom fish the whole trip (Red Snapper, Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Scamp, Triggerfish, and many more depending on the fishing season) or do some offshore trolling Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and several other species.
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About the Charter Operator

Kelley Girl Charters
Panama City, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
69 Customer reviews
Response time 9 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!

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Queen Gillman (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 600HP Caterpillar 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
Private
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Has a market that does that for them in the Marina
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No minimum age
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
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Tim B.
Shreveport, LA
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Great day on the Kelley Girl

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – May-Oct (AM) on August 24, 2022
Upon our arrival, we were greeted on the dock and assisted with transferring our ice chests onto the boat. Following a safety...
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Cynthia K.
Panama City Beach, Florida
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Very good
4.0 / 5
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3/4 day trip With Captain August and first mate Griffin

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – May-Oct (AM) on May 30, 2022
Treated very well disappointing due to Dolphin following our boat all day and stealing our fish ioff the bait . With that said...
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Justin W.
Los Angeles, California
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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10 hour trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip on May 17, 2022
Captain put us on the fish all day amberjack and snappers
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   April 7, 2022
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Alisha M.
Fall Branch, TN
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6 hour trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (PM) on March 30, 2022
It was a great day and a wonderful trip for our first time out for ocean fishing and choppy water. Staff was excellent, friendly,...
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FAQs about Kelley Girl Charters

Kelley Girl Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 6 guests - Half Day Trip – May-Oct (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 6 guests - Half Day Trip – May-Oct (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,500 per group, additional $75 per person after 6 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – May-Oct (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group, additional $75 per person after 6 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – May-Oct (AM) (6 hours)
  • $2,000 per group, additional $100 per person after 6 guests - Full Day Trip – May-Oct (8 hours)
  • $2,500 per group, additional $125 per person after 6 guests - 10 Hour Trip – May-Oct (10 hours)
  • $3,000 per group, additional $150 per person after 6 guests - 12 Hour Trip – May-Oct (12 hours)
  • $3,500 per group, additional $200 per person after 6 guests - 14 Hour Trip (14 hours)

When you book a trip with Kelley Girl Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Private
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Kelley Girl Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Has a market that does that for them in the Marina)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Kelley Girl Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Kelley Girl Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Kelley Girl Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)