Inshore Charters

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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
    Full Day Trip – Redfish (2 MAX)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    A full-day trip is the ideal way to practice your angling skills against some of the prized fish that inhabit the inshore waters out of Panama City. These tough-fighting beasts are a must for any angler worth their salt, so get ready for an intense battle as you try to land a trophy-sized beast, and catch your limit of 1 per person to take home for a delicious treat for dinner.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Flats Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Make the most of your time in Panama City and get out on the water for 8 hours, exploring the productive flats for a range of exciting and delicious fish. Test your angling skills to fill the boat with plenty of Speckled Trout and Flounder, among many more. Take home enough fish to feed the family for weeks to come, all the while having plenty of fun doing it.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Redfish (AM) 2 MAX
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    Up to 2 guests are welcome aboard for a thrilling morning of fishing for exciting and delicious Redfish. You'll spend your time sight casting in the shallows for these beautiful creatures, practicing your angling skills, before landing your limit of 1 per person to take home for a tasty treat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Redfish (PM) 2 MAX
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    Take the morning to relax and come aboard refreshed for a thrilling afternoon of fishing the productive waters out of Panama City. You'll be sight fishing in the shallows on conventional spinning gear, testing your angling skills against tough-fighting Redfish, trying to max out on your limit of 1 fish per person to take home.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Start your day in style with a trip to sea, filling the boat with plenty of fish to take home for lunch and even beyond. You'll hunt the flats out of Panama City, going after delicious Flounder and Speckled Trout, among others.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Flats Fishing (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Fishing the inshore waters means that you're on the sweet spots right away. Hit the flats and go after exciting and delicious Speckled Trout and Flounder.
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About the Captain

Hal Tarpley
Panama City, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
20 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
19 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
Redfish
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

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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4.91
out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
94%
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Mark H.
Spring, TX
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  November 27, 2019
Hal was an awesome guide - he went out of his way to make sure that all my boys had a great experience for each of their age...
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Chris G.
Atlanta, GA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Hal

VERIFIED   July 5, 2019
1st I want to thank Hal for thinking of my families safety while on the water. We had a huge storm cut our trip short, but...
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Lorenzo V.
Albuquerque, NM
 5.00
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VERIFIED   October 27, 2019
Hal was very knowledgeable Courteous and professional! We where grateful to be able to spend our afternoon with him. He had...
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Tony C.
Dunlap, TN
 5.00
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VERIFIED   October 8, 2019
We didn’t catch our limit. The captain gave 150 percent trying it was just one of those days. What we didnt catch in...
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Mark K.
Sunman, IN
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VERIFIED   NEW  December 4, 2019
Slow day in reds but got into trout. Over 60 caught in 2 hours. Over 40 keepers. 😀
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Fishing Reports

Limit of Speckled Trout

November 26, 2019

Speckled trout limit 16" to 24" Book now to ensure your desired dates Read Full Report →


Fall fishing

November 26, 2019

Fall is hot on reds this season. We caught 4 reds and 5 Specks in 3 hours dock to dock. Catch and release today. Read Full Report →


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