Inshore Charters

Inshore Charters is a charter service that offers a professional guide and an experience worth remembering to anglers of all skill levels. Discover some of the richest waters, and great fishing spots like Panama City and Panama City Beach.

You can appreciate all the beauty of the Gulf country while catching a variety of fish species such as Speckled Sea Trout, Redfish and Flounder. Bring your friends and family and make memories amid the natural beauty you will find here. 

Capt. Hal is USCG licensed and has advanced certifications such as Radar Oceans, Water Survival, Fire Fighting, Medical Provider, Assistant Towing, and Radio Telephone.  Specializing in Artificial Lures for Speckled Trout and Redfish, these trips are great for both beginners and experienced anglers. 

Fish in style and comfort on his 18’ Key West flats boat that has space for up to 4 guests. Each of you will be able to fish at the same time, but if you’d like to try fly fishing, you’ll have to take turns. Make yourselves at home on board and bring some drinks and snacks.

Captain will give you all the gear and instructions you need for a productive day on the water. With fishing licenses included, everything you need is taken care of. Come aboard for a thrilling day out with Inshore Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Half day drift fishing for Trout, specializing in artificial lures. Conventional gear only.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Half day drift fishing for Trout, specializing in artificial lures. Conventional gear only.
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About the Captain

Hal Tarpley
Panama City, Florida, United States
28 Fishing Reports
39 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2019
A second-generation inshore charter guide, Captain Hal has over a decade of experience working these waters full-time. He's been fishing these Gulf Coast waters since he can remember and has loved every minute of it. His passion still burns today and he hopes to share it with you, making sure that you have a thrilling time on the water.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Key West (Flats boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 90HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Life Jackets
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

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
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.95
out of 5 stars from 39 reviews
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Half Day Trip 9\/26\/2020
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
94%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  December 30, 2020
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Brian W.
Loveland, CO
 5.00
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Best Day Ever

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (AM) on December 30, 2020
A completely perfect day! Captain Hal Tarpley is as personable as a person can be. If we had caught a few it would have been...
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Mitch M.
Skokie, IL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (AM) on January 13, 2021
Had a great time. Caught fish. Captain Hal was easy to get along with, knowledgeable and informative. The boat was the right...
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Tracy T.
Mobile, Alabama
 5.00
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Half Day Trip 9/26/2020

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (AM) on September 26, 2020
Excellent trip out with Hal drifting the flats and catching our limit of sea trout. He put us on the fish quick and kept us...
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Jeremy R.
Bridgeport, AL
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Full day with Captain Hal

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Flats Fishing on July 22, 2020
Awesome day even if we did get rained out!!! My son had a blast. He made the whole trip all about him and his experience fishing....
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