Dauphins Charter Fishing

Head out of Panama City in Florida, and experience some of the best fishing around with Dauphins Charter Fishing! Join Captain Ryan Dauphin, a third-generation angler who knows everything about fishing in the area. He’ll take you to the best fishing spots and make sure to maximize your chances of reeling in some big one.

You’ll head out on “Double Trouble,” a 30’ SportsCraft offshore sportfishing boat restored in 2020. It’s powered by a 260 HP Volvo engine, so it’ll get you to the best fishing grounds in no time! There’s navigational equipment on board to put you on the fish and maximize your chances of catching big ones.

The waters of the Gulf of Mexico are brimming with a variety of fish species, so there’s always something you can target. Depending on how far out you want to go, you’ll be coming face-to-gill with Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, King and Spanish Mackerel, and Wahoo.

Capt. Ryan will provide you with all the fishing gear on board, including rods, reels, and tackle. You’ll be fishing using live bait as well as a range of artificial lures, trying out a variety of techniques. All you need to bring is some food and drinks so that you stay refreshed throughout your trip!

Join Dauphins Charter Fishing and explore the waters of the Gulf out of Panama City making some amazing memories!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    16 Hour Trip – Whole Day
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    16 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,400
    price breakdown
    $2,400
    This trip is full of non-stop fishing in the deeper waters of the Gulf Of Mexico! You head out further offshore to target the big ones – Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish... There's enough time to enjoy a day of fun, and reel in some trophy fish. Come and have an amazing day on the open waters!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,700
    price breakdown
    $1,700
    During our 12-hour trips, we are going after the ever-loved Grouper! We focus on catching Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Scamp. These trips may also be run for Red Snapper or whatever the anglers would prefer. We will also target the other fish that are offered in our 6 and 8-hour trips as well!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    During our 8-hour bottom fishing trips, it will give us time to operate even further than our 6-hour tours! We target the larger fish – White Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Red Snapper (if in season). Also, it's possible to target Red Grouper! A trip that is great for any and every group of anglers on board!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    The 6-hour trips give anglers the chance to get offshore and target reef fish! During our 6-hour trips, we will target White Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, and Triggerfish. Depending on the season, other options may apply!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trolling Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Spend a few hours trolling for Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi! Fun trip for the kids and individuals who do not want to spend all day in the gulf.
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About the Captain

Ryan Dauphin
Panama City, Florida, United States
6 Customer Reviews
Response time 8 hours
Member since May 2020
Diving and charter fishing has gone back 3 generations in our family! We look forward to showing you and your group what TIGHT LINES really means! We are a federal water vessel.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Broomtail) Grouper (Broomtail)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

SportsCraft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 260HP Volvo engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
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
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 1% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.27
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
6 hour with Kenny and Jessie
6 hour with Kenny and Jessie
June fishing trip
Angler Rating
4
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
75%
Recommend this charter
67%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
75%
Catch intended fish
50%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 20, 2020
The charter operator canceled 2 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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Keara E.
San Juan
 5.00
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6 hour with Kenny and Jessie

VERIFIED   July 21, 2020
I would definitely recommend this charter to anyone. It was by far my favorite fishing experience in the PCB area. Jessie was...
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Patrick L.
Athens, GA
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 17, 2020
If you are looking for fishing in PCB, Ryan is your guy. Amazing captain with immense knowledge of where the fish are and how...
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Jeff D.
Ocala, FL
 4.67
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Fishing with Ryan

VERIFIED   June 24, 2020
Had sick boy crew very understanding. Still ended up having good experience and caught several fish anyway. Would recomend...
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Curtis P.
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 19, 2020
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