Panhandle Charters & Guide Service

6117 Pam Avenue
Pensacola FL, United States

Panhandle Charters and Guide Service are one of the most reviewed charter services in Pensacola, Florida, offering a range of trips from inshore flats fishing, to offshore trips targeting hard-fighting reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Their experience doesn’t stop on the water though, but continues to the swamps of Northwest Florida for a wide variety of ducks and hogs.

You will head out on the ‘Panhandler’, a 24’ Trophy Bayliner boat that is powered by a 225HP Mercury Verado engine, and is equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, and sonar. It can accommodate up to six anglers, and features a T-top, spacious deck, auxiliary port (feel free to bring your iPod), and a comfortable and fast ride that will get you to your fishing spot in no time. It comes equipped with a wireless trolling motor, live bait tank, quality Shimano and Penn fishing equipment, and a cooler for storing your drinks and food.

Depending on which exciting trip you choose, Panhandle Charters and Guide Service can show you many different techniques to target a range of species, including Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Red and Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Sharks (Hammerhead, Tiger, Blacktip, Bull), Stingrays, Mullet, Black Drum, and Catfish.

Trips include fishing licenses, all the tackle and bait needed, and cleaning and filleting of your catch. The crew welcome all skill levels, and love to have children of any age on board.

It is Captain Kenny’s goal to make your adventure be one you and your family will not forget. His goal is for you to never have to wonder who you will fish or hunt with while on vacation to the Gulf Coast again. His reputation is to build on repeat clients and customer satisfaction. At Panhandle Charters and Guide Service, they get ‘em one way or another!

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Trophy (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 225HP Mercury Verado engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

24 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Targeted Species
Black Drum


King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bull)

Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Tiger)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano, Penn
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express.

About the Captain

Kenny Lewis
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Member since March 2016
Born and raised in the Panhandle of Florida, as a young child I ran the river banks in pursuit of anything I could get to sink a cork (bobber), fishing with only a good old cane pole. It wasn't until I was around 12 that I first started to fish for saltwater species. The first time I used a fish the size of my hand for bait and had something eat it, well, I knew it was a type of fishing that I was gonna love. Since that first experience I have cut my teeth on many types of fishing techniques. I have commercial fished for King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Mullet and have spent a many nights offshore fishing for Snappers and Groupers. When I am not fishing, I like to spend as much time in the woods. I have two boys that I spend as much time as possible with, and teach them as much as I can about the great outdoors!!
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 94%

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Customer Reviews

4.92 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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Absolutely Awsome!!! Kenny was awsome with the kids, taught em how to fish right. Caught a huge shark that everyone took turns fighting!

Jenny Oswalt  • Fished March 29, 2017
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Captain Kenny was an enthusiastic and fun guide. He was very knowledgeable and worked hard to find the fish. We will come back to charter with such a great guy again!

Mitch Pellerin  • Fished July 29, 2016
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Just great. Great captan great boat great fishing

David C Andrews  • Fished April 10, 2016
Kenny Lewis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 21, 2016

It was a pleasure having yall aboard and sharing stories with you. I hope to get up to that Big Sky and here some Elk Bugeling one of these days. Hope to see yall in the Fall for some Bull Redfish action. Take care and thanks for the business.

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