Panhandle Fishing Charters

104 Miracle Strip Parkway Sout…
Fort Walton Beach FL, United States

Panhandle Fishing Charters is an inshore gulf and bay fishing charter business that specializes in light tackle fishing in Destin, Florida and surrounding area waters. We offer 3-10 hour fishing trips for bow fishing, night fishing, bay fishing, or gulf fishing - we can accommodate your needs!

Our children’s trips focus on bay fishing for Speckled Trout, Red Fish, Blue Fish, and more within the Choctawhatchee Bay and surrounding area waters. These charters start at a minimum of 3 hours and are great for kids who are fishing for the first time!

Our bay fishing charters focus on Speckled Trout, Bull Reds, Slot Reds, Blue Fish, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum, Sheepshead and more! These charters start out at a 4 hour minimum.

Our inshore gulf fishing focuses on Red Snapper, Black Snapper, Grouper, King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Flounder, and more. These charters start at a minimum of 4 hours, but we recommend a 5-6 hour if you can!

Our bow fishing charters have a 3 hour minimum and target sting rays mostly, as well as, Sheepshead and other area fish. The stingrays can be kept for dinner or released back into the water per our FWC regulations.

Captain Joey, owner of Panhandle Fishing Charters, runs our 24’ Skeeter. He has over 10 years experience fishing the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding areas! He takes pride in the boat and company and hopes to make every trip memorable!


Change Search

Select date to see available trips and rates:
Trip Date:
Days:
Persons:

About this listing

Boat Specs

Skeeter () originally built in 2013. Powered by 300HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Gulf, Bay
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Bowfishing
Targeted Species
 
Black Drum
 
Cobia

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Redfish
 
Sheepshead

 
Snapper (Red)
 
Spanish Mackerel

 
Speckled Trout
 
Triggerfish (Gray)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks.

About the Charter Operator

Panhandle Fishing Charters
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
Member since March 2015
Your fishing guide at Panhandle Fishing Charters will be Captain Joey, who has a 100 Ton Captain License, Maritime Consortium Drug Card, is USCG Certified and CPR Certified. He has had a passion for fishing since his youth. At the age of fifteen, he was one of the youngest mates ever on a well-known fishing charter boat in the Destin Harbor. He prides himself on safety, service and customer satisfaction.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Fort Walton Beach Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.89 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

Boat
Crew
Overall
5 stars
6
6
4 stars
0
0
3 stars
0
0
2 stars
0
0
1 star
0
0

Had a great time!  Thanks Captain Joey.

Richard Merryman  • Fished October 11, 2016
  • Boat
  • Crew
  • Overall

Overall was a good trip. Captain Joey tried his best to get us on the fish but it was a busy evening on the water in the Bay.

Russ Peters  • Fished July 7, 2016
  • Boat
  • Crew
  • Overall

We had a great day on the water! Captain Joey was extremely helpful with my son and knew just where to find the fish on a tough day. Personable and easy going, we will be booking our future Florida fishing trips exclusively with Panhandle Fishing Charters:) It was truly a FUN experience!

Daniel Davis  • Fished June 23, 2016
  • Boat
  • Crew
  • Overall

Fishing Reports

4 Hour Flounder Trip

February 25, 2017

We traveled approximately 2 miles offshore looking for a Flounder bite. Our first spot didn't luck out, but we traveled back inshore and our second spot was right on the money! In about 30 minutes, we had 14 Flounder… Read Full Report →