Discover the pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico and prepare to be amazed by what you find! With local and experienced guides by your side, Long Shot Charters will lead you to some of the most productive fishing grounds in the world! Captain Alicia and Kelia will make sure you have a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable ride from the moment you step on board to when it’s time to go home.

You’ll set off from the coast of Panama City Beach in the captain’s 41’ Infiniti saltwater sportfisher. You’ll reach some of the best fisheries in no time with its twin 325 HP Caterpillar engines and top-of-the-line navigational equipment. She also comes with a flybridge so you can spot your target even quicker, giving you a greater advantage over the fish. You’ll also have AC, bunk beds for napping, a clean restroom, and lots of space, providing maximum comfort.

You’ll be provided with top-quality Penn and Shimano gear, as well as live bait and lures. You’ll be doing a lot of fishing though, so Capt. Alicia recommends buying extra live bait before each trip so you don’t run out.

You’ll target a range of amazing species while you bottom fish over incredible reefs and underwater structures. The trips are targeting King and Spanish Mackerel, Bonita and occasionally yield Mahi Mahi, Sailfish or Blackfin Tuna.

Invite 5 other friends or family members and come experience the adventure of a lifetime! Your fishing license will already be taken care of prior to your trip, so you can just relax and enjoy the ride! Book your next fishing trip with Long Shot Charters and create lasting memories in the Gulf of Mexico!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    14 hour Amberjack/Snapper trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Oct 31
    $3,500
    This trip is available for one day only. It is the last day of Red Snapper Season and it overlaps the Beginning of AmberJack Season. This is a big meat trip!
  • Private trip
    12 hour Snapper/Amberjack trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Oct 31
    $3,000
    This trip is available for one day only. It is the last day of Red Snapper Season and it overlaps the Beginning of AmberJack Season. This is a big meat trip!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Nov 5
    $2,640
    Discover the incredible depths of the Gulf with this trip. You'll be going 25 to 40 miles offshore to target the various classes of reef fish that are available in the Summer. Please note, these fisheries have varying seasons and can change at any time.
  • Private trip
    12 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - Oct 14
    $2,400
    The Spring and Fall seasons allow for some incredible fishing off the Panhandle's coast. On this trip, you'll travel 25–40 miles from shore to target a range of species. Keep in mind that these fisheries vary season to season and can change at any time.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Nov 5
    $2,200
    Go bottom fishing in the amazing and very productive Gulf of Mexico. You'll be traveling 25 to 35 miles offshore in search of various species that congregate around reefs. This includes Snapper species like Red, White, Black, Lane, and Vermilion Snapper, as well as Red & Gag Grouper, Triggerfish, and Amberjack. Please note, these fisheries are different from season to season and can change at any time.
  • Private trip
    10 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - Oct 14
    $2,000
    This offshore excursion is perfect for all you deep-sea anglin' fin-atics! Go 25–35 miles from the coast to bottom fish for various reef species. Please note that these fishing grounds can vary from season to season.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Nov 5
    $1,760
    Experience deep sea fishing like never before and join Long Shot Charters on this offshore excursion off of the Florida Panhandle coast! You'll be going up to 20–25 miles from shore to bottom fish for various species. Please note, these fisheries can differ from season to season and are subject to change from time to time.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Dec 5
    $1,760
    Experience deep sea fishing like never before and join Long Shot Charters on this offshore excursion off of the Florida Panhandle coast! You'll be going up to 20–25 miles from shore to bottom fish for various species. Please note, these fisheries can differ from season to season and are subject to change from time to time.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Spring/Fall Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - Oct 14
    $1,600
    This is an action-packed, deep-sea adventure like you've never experienced! Join Long Shot Charters on this offshore excursion and see what it's all about. You'll be traveling up to 20–25 miles from shore to bottom fish for various Snapper and Grouper species, as well as Amberjack, Triggerfish, and more! Please keep in mind, fishing grounds may vary from season to season and can change at any time.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Nov 5 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun)
    $1,320
    This trip will be targeting Red Snapper and other classes of reef fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 30 - Nov 5 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $1,320
    This trip will be targeting Red Snapper and other classes of reef fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 15 - Nov 5
    $1,320
    This trip will be targeting Red Snapper and other classes of reef fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing Spring/Fall
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 10:15 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 13 - Oct 14
    $1,200
    This is a bottom fishing trip 10-15 miles offshore targeting a variety of different reef species. Target species include a variety of different Snappers, Triggerfish, Red Porgy, and occasionally a Shark or Grouper. This is a great trip for the novice angler, kids, and families.
  • Private trip
    6 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fish (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - Oct 14
    $1,200
    Travel up 10 - 15 miles offshore to target some delicious species. You'll be bottom fishing over some incredible reefs and underwater structures, so you can sometimes also expect to come across Amberjack and Triggerfish as well. Please note that these fisheries can vary from season to season and are subject to change.
  • Private trip
    6 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fish (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 17 - Oct 14
    $1,200
    Experience Florida offshore fishing like never before and book your next trip with Long Shot Charters. Get ready to travel up to 10–15 miles offshore to target various species. These waters are extremely productive and offer some exciting opportunities to catch some delicious bottom-dwellers! Just please keep in mind that fishing grounds can vary from season to season.
  • Private trip
    6 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fish (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - Oct 14
    $1,200
    Experience Florida offshore fishing like never before and book your next trip with Long Shot Charters. Get ready to travel up to 10–15 miles offshore to target various species. These waters are extremely productive and offer some exciting opportunities to catch some delicious bottom-dwellers! Just please keep in mind that fishing grounds can vary from season to season.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Summer Trolling (12:30 PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 16 - Aug 15
    $880
    This is a light tackle trip targeting Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and King Mackerel. Sometimes you'll also have the opportunity to catch Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, or Sailfish as well. This is a great trip for first timers and/or small children as these waters are very productive and allow for plenty of action that can get anyone hooked on sportfishing!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Summer Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 16 - Aug 15
    $880
    This is a light tackle trip targeting Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and King Mackerel. Sometimes, you'll also have the opportunity to catch Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, or Sailfish as well. This is a great trip for first timers and/or small children as these waters are very productive and allow for plenty of action that can get anyone hooked on sportfishing!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 13 - Oct 14
    $800
    This is a trolling trip near coastal targeting the local pelagic species. Target Species are King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Bonita, and occasionally it will produce Mahi Mahi. This is a great trip for the novice angler, kids, and families.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - Oct 14
    $800
    Get ready put in some work using light tackle to target Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish and more! Sometimes you can also target Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, or Sailfish on this trip. This one is great for the whole family, especially for kids. No matter what your level of expertise is, this trip is guaranteed to give you a workout and a great time!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - May 15
    $800
    On this trip, you'll be using light tackle to target King and Spanish Mackerel, sometimes Sheepshead, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, or even Sailfish! This one is great for the family, especially for kids. Not too long and not too short. Just enough time to ensure a great time and a great workout!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 16 - May 15
    $800
    This is a light tackle trip targeting Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and King Mackerel. Sometimes, you'll also have the opportunity to catch Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, or Sailfish as well. This is a great trip for first timers and/or small children as these waters are very productive and allow for plenty of action that can get anyone hooked on sportfishing!
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About the Captain

Alicia Paul
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
41 Customer Reviews
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Member since April 2019
Captain Alicia and Kelia are business partners and run Long Shot Charters together. Kelia is the manager, and Alicia is the captain in charge of the boat. They started the business back in 2011 and have enjoyed taking people out, introducing them to the beautiful waters of the Gulf ever since. Capt. Alicia is a Panama City native who grew up fishing the local waters. Her years of experience and dedication shows as Capt. Alicia is the only female fishing captain in the whole PC/PCB area and is darn proud of it! Once you go fishing with Alicia and First Mate Joe, you’ll want to return to PCB for another excursion. Many of their clients become repeat customers and come back at least a couple of times each year. Book your next trolling or bottom fishing trip with Long Shot Charters and experience the hype for yourself!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish

Boat Specs

Infiniti (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1973, and restored in 2011. Powered by 2 325HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
41 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
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
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
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing Spring/Fall on August 20, 2021
We had a great time fishing with captain Alicia. I’m glad I talked to her the day prior and be left two hrs earlier than...
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VERIFIED   8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (AM) on July 22, 2021
Started at 6am sharp!  Had a bumpy ride hour and a half out to sea trolling behind.  Got to first stop and caught red snapper...
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6 hour bottom

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing on July 26, 2021
The captain became injured a couple of days before our trip. But, she recruited a friend, Ted, whom did a great job. Joe the...
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8 hour bottom fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (AM) on June 23, 2021
Captain Alicia puts you on the fish and the mate takes care of all your fishing needs on the back of the boat.  Her boat is...
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4 hour trailing trip with captain Alicia and Joe

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (PM) on October 6, 2021
We had an amazing time! We caught over 40 fish and even won a tournament for the biggest fish of the day. We would recommend...
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FAQs about Long Shot Charters

Long Shot Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour – Spring/Fall Trolling (4 hours)
  • $880 per group - 4 Hour – Summer Trolling (PM) (4 hours)
  • $880 per group - 4 Hour – Summer Trolling (12:30 PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing Spring/Fall (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fish (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fish (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fish (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,320 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,320 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,320 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 8 Hour – Spring/Fall Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,760 per group - 8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (PM) (8 hours)
  • $1,760 per group - 8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (AM) (8 hours)
  • $2,000 per group - 10 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fishing (10 hours)
  • $2,200 per group - 10 Hour – Bottom Fishing (10 hours)
  • $2,400 per group - 12 Hr – Spring/Fall Bottom Fishing (12 hours)
  • $2,640 per group - 12 Hour – Bottom Fishing (12 hours)
  • $3,000 per group - 12 hour Snapper/Amberjack trip (12 hours)
  • $3,500 per group - 14 hour Amberjack/Snapper trip (14 hours)

When you book a trip with Long Shot Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private head)
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed (Bunk beds)
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Long Shot Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn & Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Customers will have the opportunity to catch it.)
  • Lures
  • First Mate (10-20% tipping is customary)
  • Fishing License

Long Shot Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Long Shot Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Long Shot Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)