30A Shallow Water Guide Service is located in Santa Rosa Beach and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

This crew will do its best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 2 to 4-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Black Drum, Jack Crevalle, and Speckled Trout, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 23’ Hanson boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with an ice-box and a wireless trolling motor.

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. 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 30A Shallow Water Guide Service.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Kids (10:30AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    $415
    Bring your family on a 2-hour morning trip and make some beautiful memories fishing for many different species that Florida's fishery offers. The crew will provide all fishing equipment, licenses, catch cleaning, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Kids (1PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $415
    Bring your family on a 2-hour afternoon trip and make some beautiful memories fishing for many different species that Florida's fishery offers. The crew will provide all fishing equipment, licenses, catch cleaning, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Kids (330PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 3:30 PM
    $415
    Bring your family on a 2-hour afternoon trip and make some beautiful memories fishing for many different species that Florida's fishery offers. The crew will provide all fishing equipment, licenses, catch cleaning, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Kids (8AM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 6 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $415
    Bring your family on a 2-hour morning trip and make some beautiful memories fishing for many different species that Florida's fishery offers. The crew will provide all fishing equipment, licenses, catch cleaning, snacks, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Have a great time on Florida's inshore waters and target species such as Speckled Trout, Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. The trip covers all fishing gear, licenses, snacks, drinks, and even catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $500
    Have a great time on Florida's inshore waters and target species such as Speckled Trout, Spadefish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. The trip covers all fishing gear, licenses, snacks, drinks, and even catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    On this trip, the crew takes you and your dear ones to the bay. You will be chasing a variety of tasty and elusive species for 4 fun hours. The trip includes all equipment, licenses, catch cleaning and filleting, and even snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $600
    Enjoy a fun 4-hour fishing adventure in the bay. You and the crew will depart in the afternoon and go after many different species both fun to catch and tasty. All fishing gear, snacks, and drinks will be waiting for you on board. The captain also takes care of licenses.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Bay Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Oct 31
    $750
    5 Hour Trip in the bay targeting sharks
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 15 - Jul 25
    $1,100
    A 6-hour sight fishing trip for Tarpon along the coast. This is a custom charter tailored towards the angler looking for the fish of a lifetime.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Inshore Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 15 - Jul 25
    $1,250
    Eight hours of sight fishing for Tarpon along the coast. This is a custom charter tailored towards the angler looking for the fish of a lifetime.
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About the Charter Operator

30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
41 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2022
Born and raised in the Panhandle of Florida, Captain Ryan Hugghins grew up fishing the inshore and offshore waters from Panama City to Destin Florida since he was a child. Captain Ryan started his fishing career at the age of 15 as a first mate and fell in love with the fisheries and business and has never looked back! Now in 2022, he is the owner and operator at 30A Shallow Water! Captain Ryan welcomes you to join him in experiencing what the inshore bay system of Santa Rosa Beach, FL has to offer!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Hanson (Center console) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 200HP 2022 Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Upper control station
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Santa Rosa Beach to departure site is available and 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 41 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Two Hour Kids Trip
Two Hour Kids Trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
94%
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Jeremy F.
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Great day

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM) on July 26, 2022
We had a great day.  Our trip included 3 adults and 3 kids (Ages 7 through 9).  Everyone on the trip was able to fish for...
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Richard S.
Hernando, MS
Excellent
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3hr Afternoon Trip with Captain Ryan Hugghins

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM) on June 8, 2022
We had a great time fishing with Captain Ryan today.  He went above and beyond getting us to the best spots and helping us...
Richard S. recommends 30A Shallow Water Guide Service
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Gabriel S.
Panama City, FL
Excellent
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Top Notch Charter Experience!

4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) on April 1, 2022
Had a wonderful trip with Captain Ryan! He was such a professional and a wonderful guide, also very personable as well and...
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Aubrey T.
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Excellent
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3 Hour Inshore AM

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) on May 30, 2022
My husband and I booked the 8am (3hr) tour with Ryan. Ryan is amazing! Extremely personable and knowledgeable about the water...
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Russell K.
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Excellent
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Kids Fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  2 Hour Trip – Kids (1PM) on August 2, 2022
CAPT Ryan was quick to reply on all my questions. He was prompt and worked patiently with my 8 year old son and 12 year old...
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FAQs about 30A Shallow Water Guide Service

30A Shallow Water Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $415 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Kids (10:30AM) (2 hours)
  • $415 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Kids (1PM) (2 hours)
  • $415 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Kids (330PM) (2 hours)
  • $415 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Kids (8AM) (2 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM) (3 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Bay (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Bay (PM) (4 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Bay Shark Fishing (5 hours)
  • $1,100 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore Tarpon (6 hours)
  • $1,250 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Inshore Tarpon (8 hours)

When you book a trip with 30A Shallow Water Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge Upper control station
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with 30A Shallow Water Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

30A Shallow Water Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

30A Shallow Water Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with 30A Shallow Water Guide Service include:
  • Black Drum
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Ladyfish
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Spadefish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon