Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams

Spend a day on the water with Capt. Justin Williams owner/operator of Flat Line Outdoors LLC, and create memories you won’t forget. Capt. Justin welcomes you aboard for a trip around Panama City’s inshore and offshore grounds. He’s a local that has been fishing and studying the surrounding waters for all his life, and he knows how to provide an enjoyable fishing experience. He grew up here fishing, and got his first boat at the young age of 10. Since he has fished a lot of tournaments including inshore trout and redfish to Billfish tournaments tournaments along the Gulf Coast as far as Louisiana! When fishing with Flat Line Outdoors and Capt. Justin, rest assured that you’ll have a safe and pleasant ride. He will work his hardest to put you on the fish! Book today and have a wonderful time fishing in Florida!

Your adventure will take place on a restored 22’ Cape Horn bay boat restored in 2021. It can fit up to 4 guests, runs on a 250 HP Yamaha four stroke engine, and uses GPS, fish finder, and radio electronics for navigation. The boat also features a wireless trolling motor, an ice-box, and a livewell.

Depending on which trip you book, you’ll have the chance to catch Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Mackerel, Grouper, Amberjack, Redfish, Sheepshead, Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, and Grey Triggerfish. To attract them, you can use light and heavy tackle, bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, trolling, spinning, drift fishing, and even kite fishing.

You’re free to take home the fish you catch and enjoy some delicious meals with your family or friends. Kids are more than welcome to join your trip, so bring them aboard and have a wonderful family day on the water.

Captain Justin will provide all the needed equipment, just make sure to tell him prior to the trip if you want to use lures. The trip price also covers a fishing license, so the only things you should bring are your snacks and drinks.

Book with Flat Line Outdoors LLC and rest assured you’ll be in good hands.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (AM) – Kids trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $400
    On the 2hr trip we usually troll in the bay trying to find some action, to let our customers see if the private guide boat fishing is something that fits them. These trips most of the fish we catch are fun fighting fish, but not normally the best to eat.
    Targeted fish
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Ladyfish
    Ladyfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (PM) – Kids trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $400
    On the 2hr trip we usually troll in the bay trying to find some action, to let our customers see if the private guide boat fishing is something that fits them. These trips most of the fish we catch are fun fighting fish, but not normally the best to eat.
    Targeted fish
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Ladyfish
    Ladyfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
  • Private trip
    3 hour Dolphin/ Sight seeing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $500
    On these trips we take a ride to look at dolphins and other marine life. It also gives you a chance to see St Andrews, Downtown Panama City, and Panama City Beach from a completly different perspective that you can’t experience from land!
  • Private trip
    4hr Half Day (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $725
    These are either Inshore trips where we will be targeting redfish, speckled trout, and mangrove snapper. They can also be offshore trips (weather permitting) where we will be targeting what is in season or other fish that you may be interested in knocking off your bucket list!
  • Private trip
    4hr Half Day (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $725
    These are either Inshore trips where we will be targeting redfish, speckled trout, and mangrove snapper. They can also be offshore trips (weather permitting) where we will be targeting what is in season or other fish that you may be interested in knocking off your bucket list!
  • Private trip
    4hr Shark trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $800
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Nurse)
    Nurse Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $875
    These are either Inshore trips where we will be targeting redfish, speckled trout, and mangrove snapper. They can also be offshore trips (weather permitting) where we will be targeting what is in season or other fish that you may be interested in knocking off your bucket list!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $875
    These are either Inshore trips where we will be targeting redfish, speckled trout, and mangrove snapper. They can also be offshore trips (weather permitting) where we will be targeting what is in season or other fish that you may be interested in knocking off your bucket list!
  • Private trip
    4hr Shark Trip (Night Time)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    US $950
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Tarpon Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 1
    US $950
    These trips we specifically chase tarpon. Tarpon are a sport fish that normally range anywhere from 70-200 pounds! We will be cruising right along the coast of Panama City Beach looking for big school of these migratory fish.
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Tarpon (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 1
    US $950
    These trips we specifically chase tarpon. Tarpon are a sport fish that normally range anywhere from 70-200 pounds! We will be cruising right along the coast of Panama City Beach looking for big school of these migratory fish.
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,000
    These are either Inshore trips where we will be targeting redfish, speckled trout, and mangrove snapper. They can also be offshore trips (weather permitting) where we will be targeting what is in season or other fish that you may be interested in knocking off your bucket list!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $1,000
    These are either Inshore trips where we will be targeting redfish, speckled trout, and mangrove snapper. They can also be offshore trips (weather permitting) where we will be targeting what is in season or other fish that you may be interested in knocking off your bucket list!
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Knowledgeable captain with a lot of experience
Experience Pays Off
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Scott R.
Lake Charles, LA
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Great day of fishing with Captain Justin

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on August 3, 2023
Captain Justin called us the night before our trip and gave us options on where and what type of fish we were targeting the...
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Tellico Plains, TN
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Captain Justin is the Man!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on July 18, 2023
We had an amazing time. You can really tell that Captain Justin is a local who has been fishing these waters his whole life....
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McDonough, GA
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Experience Pays Off

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on September 19, 2023
The plan was to go find some Mahi and then some bottom fish but unpredicted weather rolled in the morning we were scheduled...
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Mechanicsburg, PA
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Fishing Trip with Captain Justin and First Mate Mayo

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip (PM) – Kids trip on August 1, 2023
Our fishing trip with Justin was a fantastic memory maker for our family! We booked the 2 hour trip, but because of some mechanical...
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5hr trip with Justin

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip Tarpon (PM) on July 21, 2023
Justin took us to multiple spots where we were right on top of fish & caught a bunch of snapper, grouper, bonita, jacks, &...
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FAQs about Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams

Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group - 2 Hour Trip (AM) – Kids trip (2 hours)
  • US $400 per group - 2 Hour Trip (PM) – Kids trip (2 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $25 per person after 2 guests - 3 hour Dolphin/ Sight seeing (3 hours)
  • US $725 per group - 4hr Half Day (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $725 per group - 4hr Half Day (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $800 per group - 4hr Shark trip (8 hours)
  • US $875 per group - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $875 per group - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $950 per group - 4hr Shark Trip (Night Time) (8 hours)
  • US $950 per group - 6 Hour Tarpon Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $950 per group - 6 Hour Trip Tarpon (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures (Please specify before the trip)
  • Fishing License

Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Flat Line Charters w/Capt. Justin Williams include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Meet the Captain

Justin Williams
Panama City, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
35 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2022
As a Panama City native, born and raised. Captain Justin has navigated, studied, documented, and fished the surrounding waters since the age of 10. His first job was the deckhand on some of the most known and successful boats in Panama City. In between school and being a first mate, he fished and placed in several inshore and offshore tournaments. Most recently winning the Tuna Division in the Marine Max Offshore classic, 2022. Captain Justin has had the opportunity over his career to learn and work beside some of the best, most successful captains in the industry. With him behind the wheel, he promises to do everything in his power to make sure you have a fun and successful trip with Flat Line Outdoors LLC.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Cape Horn (Bay boat) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 37 knots.

Length
22 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
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Please specify before the trip
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
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
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4.5% charge will apply.

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