Come and spend a day on the water with Off The Clock Fishing Charters! Captain Travis Trotter has been fishing in the area his whole life and he’ll make sure you have an unforgettable day on the water. Bring your family along and don’t hesitate to start your adventure even if some of you never held a rod in their hands before! Capt. Travis is a very patient teacher as well and, with him by your side, you’re surely going to reel in your first fish.

A group of 4 guests can be accommodated on the captain’s 26’ Mako. The boat has a live bait tank, a portable toilet, a cooler, and multimedia system. Listen to your favorite music while waiting for the fish to bite and don’t worry about getting sunburnt, as the vessel also has a T-top.

There are many native species you’ll be able to catch: you can go bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and Triggerfish; troll for King Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi; or go on a Shark trip for Hammerhead, Blacktip, or Tiger Shark. The possibilities of what you might find are endless! It can take anywhere between 10 and 45 minutes to reach the first fishing spot but you’ll stay within 9-miles of the Coast.

The captain uses an array of gear and it is all top of the line equipment.

Off The Clock Fishing Charters runs their trips year round. There is no minimum age policy for the kids on the boat, so this can easily be unforgettable family bonding time. Use this amazing opportunity and book a trip with Capt. Travis while there are still available dates.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - May 1
    $500
    Trolling for Spanish in the Bay and outside the pass. The departure is possible at 11:00 a.m. as well.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - May 1
    $500
    Trolling for Spanish in the Bay and outside the pass.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - May 31
    $650
    On a half day trip, you'll mostly be trolling. You’re likely to catch King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and Bonito.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - May 31
    $650
    On a half day trip, you'll mostly be trolling. You’re likely to catch King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and Bonito.
  • Private trip
    Extended half day trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $775
    King mackerel trolling and or bottom fishing for snapper and grouper
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    On a 6-hour trip, you can bottom fish or do some trolling. Bottom fishing will take you targeting Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and Amberjack as well as other reef fish. While trolling, you'll look for King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and other migrating fish.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    With a full day trip, you will have 8 hours to do any kind of fishing Capt. Travis offers. Go trolling, bottom fishing, drifting, sight fishing, or a little bit of everything. You will target Red Snapper, Grouper, King Mackerel, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, and whatever else is out there swimming around.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,450
    This is the same type of fishing as the 8-hour trip but with 2 extra hours to get to where the big ones live. It also gives you more time to learn new techniques such as slow-pitch jigging and speed jigging.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Extreme Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,600
    On an extreme trip, we have time to go to where to big ones live and the possibilities are endless of what you might catch You will be targeting Mahi, Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Cobia, and many other fish. This is captain Travis's favorite trip because he has a passion for chasing big fish and teaching customers new techniques like slow pich and vertical jigging and the extreme day trip gives him time to do just that. So come have an extreme day with Captain Travis.
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About the Captain

Travis Trotter
Panama City, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
62 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since May 2019
"I’ve been fishing my entire life since I could hold a rod and reel. I’ve always loved it and want to help anyone to enjoy fishing as much as I do." Capt. Travis caters to families and he particularly likes working with kids, making memories that will last a lifetime, and witnessing them catch their very first fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Mako (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1981. Powered by 2 140HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Portable
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No min. age policy; life vests supplied
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.5 / 5
out of 5 stars from 62 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
87%
Catch intended fish
91%
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JESSICA B.
Washington, IN
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Our trip with Captain Travis

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on May 14, 2022
Absolutely stellar experience. I wanted to give my husband something special for our 20th anniversary..but he’s one...
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Jeff H.
Panama City Beach, Florida
Excellent
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4 he trip with Capt Travis

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 20, 2022
This was one of the best experiences of our lives.  Capt Travis went above and beyond to make this one of the best days of...
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Melissa B.
United States
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Off the Clock Fishing with Travis

3/4 Day Trip on October 12, 2021
Our Boys had memorable experience out on the water with Captain Travis. He was very knowledgeable and explained everything...
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Melissa W.
Georgetown, KY
Excellent
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Amazing Captain Travis!!

Half Day Trip (PM) on October 8, 2021
Captain Travis was awesome!!! He really knows his stuff. And he went above & beyond to make sure they had a great experience!...
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Jorge D.
Toccoa, GA
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Trip with Captain Travis

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on October 1, 2021
First time fishing on a private charter and it was on for the books. Travis was such a great host! He made sure to really allow...
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FAQs about Off The Clock Fishing Charters

Off The Clock Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (AM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Spanish Trolling (PM) (3 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $775 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Extended half day trip (5 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,450 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)
  • $1,600 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 12 Hour Trip – Extreme Trip (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Off The Clock Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Portable
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Off The Clock Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Off The Clock Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Off The Clock Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Off The Clock Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)