Reel Bandit

Reel Bandit is located in Pensacola and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Al will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 6 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Spanish Mackerel, Triggerfish, and Grouper, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and big game fishing.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 30’ Shamrock Express boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and an ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Reel Bandit.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    Enjoy a fun-packed morning on Florida's beautiful waters and chase many fine species this area has to offer. From King and Spanish Mackerel to various Snapper species to delicious Triggerfish, these waters offer you excellent fishing opportunities.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $750
    You and the captain will leave the dock at 2:00 p.m. and have a fun afternoon chasing Goliath Grouper, Cubera Snapper, King and Spanish Mackerel, and other respectable fish. The trip lasts for 4 hours and includes all fishing gear, licenses, and catch cleaning.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,000
    Stay 2 hours longer and enjoy more fishing on this 6-hour morning trip on Florida's bountiful waters. Come aboard and have a go at many different Snapper species, Goliath Grouper, Amberjack, and many more tasty and elusive fish that roams the area.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $1,000
    Embark on your adventure in the afternoon if that fits your schedule better. You and the captain will have a great time chasing various Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Goliath Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, and other fine species this part of Florida has to offer.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,250
    Experience Florida's excellent fishery to the fullest by spending as much as 8 hours on the water. There's a wide range of species that live in the area and the captain will make sure you have the best chance of reeling them in.
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About the Captain

Al Bednar
Pensacola, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
Response time 5 hours
Member since April 2015
Capt. Al has been fishing since he was a young boy with his father. He has a passion for fishing and loves sharing it with others.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper

Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Yellowtail) Yellowtail Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish

Boat Specs

Shamrock Express (Express cruiser) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 300HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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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FAQs about Reel Bandit

Reel Bandit offers the following trips to customers:
  • $750 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,250 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Bandit, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Bandit include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Reel Bandit offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Reel Bandit offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Bandit include:
  • Amberjack
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)