Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip

We like to keep it interesting and go for a mixed bag of species.  Weather permitting, we will split the day between trolling for exciting pelagic species like; King Mackerel, Black Fin Tuna, Wahoo….bottom fishing for several species;  Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and many more.  Additionally, our ride out is breathtaking as we enter the Gulf of Mexico through "The Pass" between St.Andrews State Park and Shell Island.  Big Fin = Big Fun!



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  • Private trip
    6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $795
    6 Hour fishing trip targeting several desirable species; Grouper, Trigger, Snapper, etc..typically fish multiple sites in the gulf with a beautiful ride out past St.Andrews state park and Shell Island. Note: in cases of extreme wave activity we will fish at the Hathaway Bridge and Port Of Panama bay sites.
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About the Charter Operator

Big Fin Saltwater Charters
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
33 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

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Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper

Boat specs

Parker (Pilothouse) 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

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
The pilot house has AC! Great to cool off.
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
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
12 and Up
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (17)
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6 hours of just what the Dr ordered!
6 hours of just what the Dr ordered!
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Angler Rating
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Zachary M.
Wray, CO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hours of just what the Dr ordered!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef on August 17, 2022
We booked this trip with ours sons to try to land some nice fish! Immediately the captain put one of the boys on a fun fighting...
Zachary M. recommends Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip
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Dale P.
Lakefield, MN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef on September 19, 2022
Our trip was truly amazing.  A bucket list adventure completed and we would do it again.  Thank you Captain Dustin and 1st...
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Billy D.
Summerfield, Florida
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour bottom reef and wreck

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef on August 3, 2022
This was a great trip for us. Father sons trip, this was our first time on open water. Captain put us on some fish quick. Deckhand...
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Joseph P.
Bear, DE
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour trip with Capt Dustin and Brayden

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef on June 22, 2022
Had a great time out on the water fishing with a fantastic crew! Capt Dustin kept us on the fish, we were pulling all kinds...
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Michael P.
Seaman, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour trip that turned into 2 hours

VERIFIED   6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef on August 12, 2022
I got sea sick and did not get to stay out the entire time. However, the captain and mate had us on fish quickly. We caught...
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FAQs about Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip

Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip offers the following trip to customers:
  • $795 per group - 6 Hour Bottom Fishing Wreck & Reef (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning The pilot house has AC! Great to cool off.
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Radar

Trips booked with Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Big Fin Saltwater Charters - 6 Hour Trip include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tripletail
  • Tuna (Blackfin)