Grand Slam Fishing Charters is located in Panama City and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters. With 55 years of fishing experience and aboard a fast sea-friendly sportfishing boat, Capt. Dan can keep you entertained with much sea lore. His goal is to make your trip interesting, pleasant, and memorable trip. The captain will share his famous "salt martini" printed recipe with you. If you forget to bring something, he may have items such as sunglasses and hand towels to provide you with at no charge.

Capt. Dan will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 2 to 6-hour trips, mainly fishing for snapper, mackerel amberjack, grouper, little Tunny, and bluefish, 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 31’ Shamrock boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet, ac, an ice-box, and a fighting chair.

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 boat will be supplied with snacks and drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Grand Slam Fishing Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Inshore Special
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    A 2-hour trip great for the entire family. This is an introduction to Florida fishing that will see you target Spanish Mackerel. Departure times are 7:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. and can be adjusted. Bring your dearest ones and have a memorable day on the water.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $540
    A 3-hour inshore trolling trip. This is a good opportunity to catch Mackerel when in season without having an all-day fishing trip, and at a reduced cost per person. The departure is at 7:00 a.m. The trip price covers the gear, catch cleaning extra, licenses, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $680
    This trip gives you the extra time to search and fish for bigger species. You and the captain will leave the dock at 7:00 a.m. and return after 4 fun hours on the water. You're covered for all the gear, snacks, drinks, licenses, however, cleaning and filleting of fish can no longer be completed by crew as per the dockmaster and is now provided by the dock at a nominal charge.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour – Offshore Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    You'll head out to deeper water and have an exciting time fishing for Snapper, Grouper, and reef fish in season. The trip lasts from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and includes all the equipment, licenses, snacks, drinks, as well as catch cleaning.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,080
    An offshore bottom trip including reef fish that is in season. You can catch Snapper, Grouper, and other species that take the hook.
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FAQs about Grand Slam Fishing Charters

Grand Slam Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group - 2 Hour Trip – Inshore Special (2 hours)
  • $540 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Trolling (3 hours)
  • $680 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Trolling (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 5 Hour – Offshore Bottom Fishing (5 hours)
  • $1,080 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Grand Slam Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fighting Chair when needed
  • GPS 3 new 2023units on board
  • Fishfinder side scan to 1000 ft depth 2 on board
  • Bed 4 full berths
  • Flybridge crew only
  • Live Bait Well 40 gallon tanks
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers Rupp 24 ft.
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box private box for use of passengers only
  • Radar 24 miles color tied to GPS and auto pilot

Trips booked with Grand Slam Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (mate will at additional charge)
  • Snacks (light snacks)
  • Drinks (soda and water)
  • First Mate (20% Tip is customary)
  • Fishing License (License furnished by company)

Grand Slam Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Grand Slam Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Grand Slam Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bluefish
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Mackerel (Atlantic)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)

Meet the Captain

Dan Strickland
Panama City, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
52 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2022
Captain Dan was born into a fishing family with his grandfather, father, and uncles all being anglers. The family is featured in the book "Full Box", a history of fishing in Bay County Florida. Captain Dan continued to fish all around the world fishing in more than 20 countries and has now moved back to where he grew up, Bay County, Florida, and where he will continue to fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

shamrock (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 300HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
31 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
when needed
GPS
3 new 2023units on board
Fishfinder
side scan to 1000 ft depth 2 on board
Bed
4 full berths

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
mate will at additional charge
Snacks
light snacks
Drinks
soda and water
First Mate
20% Tip is customary
Fishing License
License furnished by company

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
6 years and up
No Alcohol
in moderation only No Glass
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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 52 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
58%
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Richard M.
Braselton, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

BEST FISHING TRIP EVER!!!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Trolling on July 5, 2023
I would 100% recommend booking with these AMAZING gents. We had the pleasure of doing a 4 hr trip, and it was hands down the...
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Melody C.
Milford, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Good fishing on the Gulf

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Trolling on April 25, 2023
Captain Dan was great at getting in touch with us ahead of time so that we knew what was going on and what to expect. We went...
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David P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Grand Slam Charters was a great experience!

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Inshore Special on July 25, 2023
Captain, Dan and deckhand Gary were both wonderful guys and allowed my family and I have a w time fishing with them. They were...
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Brande C.
Port Saint Joe, Florida
Excellent
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Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3 Hour Trip Trolling

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Trolling on May 23, 2023
Highly recommend Capt Dan and Gary! It was the perfect amount of time for our kids and Gary was so great with them! They had...
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Kristy B.
Stab, KY
Excellent
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Boat
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Crew
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2 hour tour

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Inshore Special on July 24, 2023
We had a absolutely wonderful time! Captain Dan & his first mate were the best. They made us feel so comfortable and we caught...
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