Grouper Trooper Fishing Charters

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Grouper Trooper Fishing Charters specializes in affordable and fun trips in and around Pensacola, Florida. Join the crew for a day out on the beautiful Pensacola Bay and Santa Rosa Sound or head out into the nearshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Whether you are a beginner who has never held a rod in their hands, a seasoned professional or just want to introduce your kids to fishing, you have found the right place. With Captain Brett, you don’t have to travel too far out to enjoy an outstanding bite. There is a lot of fun for less money!

There is no need to limit yourself to backwater fishing. If the weather cooperates, you can venture out into the Gulf for some healthy dose of Snapper, King Mackerel, and Grouper.

Or just stay within the calm waters of Pensacola Bay and explore the inshore bite. Get your hands on Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, and Spanish Mackerel. And don’t forget about Sharks that can be caught any time of the day!

All trips come with fishing licenses, tackle, ice, quality rods and reeks, and fish cleaning. It’s a good idea to bring your own food, drinks, sunscreen, a car, a small cooler to take your catch home with you, and a camera.

Groper Trouper Fishing Charters will welcome you, your friends, and family aboard a 26’ Twin Vee Catamaran. This is a clean, seaworthy boat that comes powered by a pair of 150 HP Suzuki engines. There is plenty of fishing space for up to six anglers.

The boat is outfitted with state of the art navigational and fish finding electronics, as well as other professional tools and accessories. Its Minn Kota i-Pilot trolling motor will hold you on the spot all day and the t-top will provide extra shade. All aboard!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Custom
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,150
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This trip can be customized to meet your specific needs. The weather is great and you want to head up to nine miles out into the Gulf? No problem, just let your captain know and he will work hard to put you on Spanish Mackerel, Grouper, and Snapper. Looking for Sharks or Redfish? There are plenty of species ready to be caught. Just hop on board and enjoy the adventure!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Inshore/Nearshore
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $950
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    With this trip, we can focus on a slam! Bottom fish, freeline, and troll for some Snapper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, and Spanish Mackerel! This trip really gives you more time to find a hot bite!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Custom
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    You choose your fishing style and we will put you on fish! Stay in the bay and fish for Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead, and Flounder. Or if the weather and the conditions allow, head out into the Gulf for Snapper, Grouper, and Mackerel.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Bay (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This trip will see you fishing in the inshore waters of Pensacola Bay for a variety of local species. You will be targeting Sheepshead, Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. Don't forget to bring your own cooler for the catch, as well as drinks, snacks, and the desire to have fun!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Bay (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    If you are not an early bird, this is your trip. Bring your kids, friends, family, or fishing buddies for a fun day out on the beautiful waters of Pensacola Bay. With all the necessary equipment provided, you will be able to make a great catch possible. Target Sheepshead, Flounder, Trout, and Redfish.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip - Fishing/Sightseeing
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    2 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $325
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This trip gives you enough time to experience fishing or sightseeing without taking too much of your day! Target whatever calls the inshore waters home, including Redfish, Flounder, or Sheepshead. Or just cruise along the shore and enjoy the beauty of the surrounding areas. Sit back, relax, sip your favorite drink, and have fun!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
Jack (African Pompano) Jack (African Pompano)
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Twin Vee (Catamaran) originally built in 2013. Powered by 2 150HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Pensacola to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4.5% fee.

About the Captain

Brett Tennant
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Member since March 2015
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I started fishing with my father when I was 3 or 4 years old. I immediately loved the whole feeling of being outdoors and enjoying all the cool things the world has to offer while fishing. There is so much more to fishing than holding a fish! I love all types of saltwater fishing, trolling, bottom fishing, free lining, sight casting, stealth approach, and even cruising.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 83%

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4.80
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
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2 hour bay\/ off shore
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Garnett T.
Winder, GA
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2 hour bay/ off shore

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We decided on the 2 hour charter due to the uncertainty of the kids. We wasn’t sure if they would like it or if they would...
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Bruce G.
Navarre, Florida
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Two hour trip with Captain Brett

VERIFIED   NEW  June 27, 2019
Outstanding experience! Captain Brett is awesome! Our Grandson (and Grandparents too) will remember this trip...
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John B.
Memphis, TN
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Derek M.
United States
 5.00
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6 Hour Tour w/ Capt. Brett

VERIFIED   June 2, 2019
We had a wonderful time and made many memories!! We would definitely use Capt Brett once again.
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Keri J.
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Absolutely unforgettable!!!!!

VERIFIED   November 27, 2015
My son and I recently spent two incredible days with Captain Brett…words can’t truly reflect the amazing time we...
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