All breeds of anglers have the opportunity to fish the beautiful Pensacola Beach successfully. With Hot Spots Charters, the bountiful waters of Pensacola Bay will be all yours.

On your day out, you will be able to explore several different bodies of water, including the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Sound, East and Escambia Bays, and Big Lagoon. You will be able to hone your angling skills, learn a new technique or two, and make an outstanding catch possible.

The list of your potential catches includes everything that calls the productive inshore and nearshore waters home. These can be Redfish, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, and more.

Hot Spots Charters operates a fleet of great sportfishing vessels, manufactured by Pathfinder, Ranger, Cape Horn, Blazer Bay, and Skeeter. These 24’ boats can accommodate up to 5 anglers to fish in comfort and style. The boats are outfitted with the latest in navigational and fishfinding electronics, gear, and professional accessories.

Every fishing trip includes the use of rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, and fishing licenses. All keeper fish will be cleaned by the captain at the end of the adventure.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip - Catch & Release
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $450
    This trip is great for those who want to get to know the local waters a little bit better. All the fish caught will be safely released back into the water.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $650
    On this morning trip, you will be targeting Snapper, Redfish, Flounder, and many other species in Pensacola Bay.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $650
    This afternoon trip will take you fishing Pensacola Bay, targeting Redfish, Trout, Snapper, Grouper, and more.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $750
    Spend your morning out on the water and get your hands on Sheepshead, Grouper, Redfish, and other species.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $750
    Enjoy an afternoon out on the water, fishing in Pensacola Bay for Grouper, Redfish, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, and more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $850
    This is a great opportunity to spend your morning fishing Pensacola Bay, targeting a large variety of species.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $850
    Avoid traffic and enjoy your day out on the water, targeting Redfish, Sheepshead, Grouper, and more.
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FAQs about Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III

Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $450 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 2 Hour Trip - Catch & Release (2 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $850 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $850 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour - Inshore / Nearshore (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radio

Trips booked with Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Usually prepared in advance)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hot Spots Inshore/Nearshore III include:
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Charter Operator

Hot Spots Charters, LLC
Pensacola, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
104 Customer reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since March 2015
Hot Spots Charters is a team of professional anglers who own a fleet of sport fishing vessels. Led by Captain Matt Mcleod and Captain Chris Philips, who were among the first inshore guides in the area, the crew has gained a reputation hardly anyone can beat. They fish at the professional level and deliver great service and personable assistance. All the captains – Tyler, Andy, Travis, Bob, Matt, Chris, and Tanner – are native to Pensacola, born and raised mastering the local waters.

About this listing

Targeted species

Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bull) Bull Shark

Boat specs

Pathfinder, Ranger, Cape Horn, Blazer Bay, Skeeter (Center console) originally built in 2010. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Radio

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Usually prepared in advance
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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
At least 6 years old, life jackets supplied
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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