Shoal River Outdoors

If you happen to stay near Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, or Destin in the north of Florida and you want to see the famous Gulf of Mexico or Choctawhatchee Bay, Shoal River Outdoors is a perfect choice. You’ll have an excellent chance to explore the near coastal waters of this first-class fishing destination and enjoy gorgeous nature. Captain Chris Brace will give you all the help he can so you make memories on the water and get back with some fine catch. Captain Chris has been fishing these waters from childhood. He has 35+ years of experience. Book today and have fun fishing!

The boat you’ll be using is a 21’ Key West center console powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine. It’s equipped with GPS and a fishfinder for efficient navigation, a wireless trolling motor so you fish more discreetly, and a livewell to provide you with live bait. Up to 4 anglers can come aboard.

Using both light and heavy tackle, you can catch fish by bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, spinning, and popping. The species you can encounter on your trip include Red Snapper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, Gray Triggerfish, and Redfish. You get to keep all the fish you catch and you’re welcome to bring kids on your trip.

Captain Chris will take care of the fishing tackle, live bait, lures, as well as licenses. If you want him to, he can also clean and fillet your catch so it’s ready for cooking as soon as you return home. Bring nothing but the snacks and drinks of your choice.

Join Shoal River Outdoors and have a lovely fishing adventure in Florida!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Inshore Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $650
    On this inshore trip, you and the captain will target Redfish and Spotted Seatrout. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Inshore Trip PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $650
    On this inshore trip, you and the captain will target Redfish and Spotted Seatrout. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Offshore Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $700
    On this offshore trip, you and the captain will target Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and other offshore fish. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Offshore Trip PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $700
    On this offshore trip, you and the captain will target Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and other offshore fish. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Offshore Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $875
    On this offshore trip, you and the captain will target Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and other offshore fish. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Offshore Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,050
    On this offshore trip, you and the captain will target Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and other offshore fish. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Offshore Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,225
    On this offshore trip, you and the captain will target Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and other offshore fish. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Offshore Trip AM
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,400
    On this offshore trip, you and the captain will target Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and other offshore fish. You can fish using artificial as well as live bait. The trip will start at 6:30 a.m. and include all the fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
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FAQs about Shoal River Outdoors

Shoal River Outdoors offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $650 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Inshore Trip AM (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Inshore Trip PM (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Offshore Trip AM (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Offshore Trip PM (4 hours)
  • US $875 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Offshore Trip AM (5 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Offshore Trip AM (6 hours)
  • US $1,225 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 7 Hour Offshore Trip AM (7 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Offshore Trip AM (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Shoal River Outdoors, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Flushing toilet.
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Shoal River Outdoors include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Live bait is part of the trip and included with pricing.)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (No extra charges for cleaning and filleting fish. We can accommodate most requests for how you would like your fish cleaned. )
  • Fishing License (All fishing licenses are covered with the cost of the trip. Every license needed for inshore or offshore we have you covered. )

Shoal River Outdoors offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (We will remain with in 10 nautical miles of shore. )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Shoal River Outdoors offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Shoal River Outdoors include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Meet the Captain

Chris Brace
Shalimar, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
33 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2021
Angler's Choice
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Captain Chris Brace invites you on a trip to the lovely near coastal waters of Florida. Come explore the northern grounds of the Mexican Gulf and enjoy the wonderful marine life of this world-famous fishing destination.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Scamp) Scamp Grouper

Boat specs

Key West (Center console) originally built in 2020. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
We will remain with in 10 nautical miles of shore.
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Flushing toilet.
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Live bait is part of the trip and included with pricing.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
No extra charges for cleaning and filleting fish. We can accommodate most requests for how you would like your fish cleaned.
Fishing License
All fishing licenses are covered with the cost of the trip. Every license needed for inshore or offshore we have you covered.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No age limits for children. Parent discretion. We are very kid friendly and will accommodate children catching fish.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal

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Recent fishing reports

Todays chewing fish
Todays chewing fish
February 25, 2024
Made a short run on some guld spots. Found alot of Mingos, scamp and almacos! Great afternoon run with just two people fishing!
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