Grouper Trooper Fishing Charters

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 Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,150
    price breakdown
    $1,150
    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 Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $950
    price breakdown
    $950
    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 Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    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)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    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 Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    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
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $325
    price breakdown
    $325
    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 the Captain

Brett Tennant
Pensacola, Florida, United States
18 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
26 Customer Reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since March 2015
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.

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

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 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 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 26 reviews
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   July 10, 2020
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Keith S.
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 5.00
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Best day ever!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (PM) on July 3, 2020
Captain Brett is stellar! He is the real deal. We did our research and chose him. We chose right for our crew. Laid back, yet...
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Gayle F.
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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Half day with Captain Brett

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (AM) on July 13, 2020
We had such a great time with Captain Brett! First caught some mackerel and then some bait fish and then onto the red snappers!...
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Rodney C.
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Bay (AM) on June 27, 2020
I have fished dozens of charters and Brett was by far at the top - he knows his fish, knows his water, loves his job, makes...
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