Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze

Spend a fun and relaxing day on the water and have a great fishing time with Reel In Fun Charters. Starting out of Gulf Breeze, Florida, you and Captain Doug Walborn will explore its productive waters together and work on making a great catch. The area is home to a number of interesting species that will give you a fun time as you chase them. Join Captain Doug and have a memorable fishing experience in Florida!

The boat you will be using is a 25’ Sea Cat walkaround that can sit up to 6 guests. It uses a twin 225 HP Mercury engine with a maximum cruising speed of 63 knots as well as GPS, fishfinder, and radio systems for fast and secure movement on the water. The boat has also got a toilet and bed and it features an ice-box to store your fish and a livewell to supply you with live bait.

The species you can target include Bonito, Shark, Mackerel, Alligator Gar, Bluefish, Redfish, as well as Jack Crevalle and Black Drum. You can catch them by bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and drift fishing. All the fish you catch is yours to keep if you want to. Also, kids are always welcome on Captain Doug’s boat, so feel free to bring them along as well.

The captain provides you with all the fishing gear and licenses, and will also clean and fillet your catch at no extra cost. Just remember to bring some snacks and drinks before you start your trip.

Come visit Reel In Fun Charters and enjoy a beautiful day on the waters of Gulf Breeze.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,295
    This trip is the right choice if you would like a longer stay on the water as you will get more opportunity to catch fish as well as enjoy nature. Just bring some food and drinks and you will be ready for the adventure.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $695
    Your trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and will see you enjoy the waters around Gulf Breeze for 4 hours. Captain Doug will take care of everything you will need for the trip, so yours is only to bring the food and drinks of your choice.
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About the Captain

Doug Walborn
Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
15 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2016
Captain Doug has over 50 years of experience, but only recently decided to start his own charter company with the help of a client who thoroughly enjoyed a fishing trip with him. Capt. Doug loves to help people discover a lot of fishing and seeing their smiles when they catch their first fish. He loves taking children on trips and runs a lot of free trips for disabled people and inner-city children. He is currently working on a boat that will be specifically designed to suit disabled people.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Alligator Gar Alligator Gar
Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark

Shark (Bull) Bull Shark
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred) Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Sea Cat (Walkaround) originally built in 1996. Powered by 2 225HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 63 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 11, 2021
I contacted Captain Doug last minute after a previously booked trip was cancelled. He reached out quickly and readily took...
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Morning trip with Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 12, 2021
Great trip with my son. Captain Mike had us fishing in 10 minutes after leaving dock. Nice paced fishing for kids. Caught shark...
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Half Day fishing trip with Captain Doug

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 25, 2021
We had a great day out on the water!  Captain Doug knew the best places to fish, helped our kids cast, and we brought home...
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Half Day with Cpt Doug

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 17, 2021
Booked an inland half day trip since we only had two days at the beach.  The dock was very close to all the fishing locations,...
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Half day!!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 23, 2021
Just what we needed!  Caught fish and all had a good time!!
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FAQs about Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze

Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze offers the following trips to customers:
  • $695 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,295 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel In Fun Charters – Gulf Breeze include:
  • Alligator Gar
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)