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Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun!

Big Fin Saltwater Charters is located in Panama City 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 4-hour trips, mainly fishing for Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Redfish, Triggerfish, and Spotted Seatrout, 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, big game fishing, jigging, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 30’ Sea Hunt boat that can safely take up to 4 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and an ice-box.

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.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Big Fin Saltwater Charters.



About the Charter Operator

Big Fin Saltwater Charters
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
24 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
Big Fin Saltwater Charters' licensed Captain Dusty Kennedy has been fishing the Gulf of Mexico and Florida waters for over 20 years. The crew targets all the top game and sport fish: Red Snapper, Black or Mangrove snapper, all Grouper types, King and Spanish Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, and Bonito. In addition to bottom, reef, and wreck fishing, the crew's also equipped with Taco Outriggers and can target pelagic species such as Tuna, King Mackerel, Bonito, and more. Trips with Big Fin Saltwater Charters are laid back and packed with excitement. Big Fin = big fun!i

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Sea Hunt (Center console) originally built in 2022. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
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
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Cleaning and processing available at local markets
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid unnecessary hassle with carrying extra cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 14 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (5)
July fishing trip
July fishing trip
King of the fishing trip!
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Angler Rating
12
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
82%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Ernie R.
Little Mountain, SC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

1/2 day

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom Fish on June 15, 2022
My 14 year old and I had a great time. We were on fish from the jump. Caught many types and sizes. Our captain and mate were...
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John P.
Center, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom Fish on July 7, 2022
It was a great day awesome deckhand and captain lots of laughs and memories made got us right on the fish 4 man limit of vermilion...
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Brayden D.
Dublin, Ohio
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

4 hour charter with Captain Dusty

4 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom Fish on June 6, 2022
Had a great time, captain dusty was really friend and knew what he was doing. Caught a bunch of fish, I will definitely be...
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Jason D.
Jefferson, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Dustin

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom Fish on June 8, 2022
Had a great time. Captain Dustin and mate Brantley were awesome. They found the fish! My kids had a great time
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Chris J.
Huntsville, AL
Excellent
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4hr offshore

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom Fish on June 18, 2022
We couldn’t reel fast enough. Had bites on every drop. Lots of fun. Great crew
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FAQs about Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun!

Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun! offers the following trip to customers:
  • $650 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore Bottom Fish (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun!, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun! include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun! offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun! offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Big Fin Saltwater Charters – Big Fun! include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bonito
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tripletail
  • Tuna (Blackfin)