Top Deck Fishing Charters

Top Deck Fishing Charters offer a range of different trips to suit any taste, from 4 hours trolling nearshore to 12 hours way out in the blue fighting Wahoo and Dolphin, they’ll be sure to have the trip you’re after.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 40 ft Busken boat with a fully air-conditioned interior and a head for extra comfort. Up on deck you’ll find everything you will need for an amazing time on the water, including high quality tackle for a variety of fishing techniques, as well as outriggers, lures, and live bait fresh from the tank. The boat also has GPS and fishfinder to make sure you hit the best spots, and a skilled first mate who will do everything he can to keep you hooked up all day long.

Captain Jeff is a Florida native with over 30 years of experience in the Gulf of Mexico. He brings a great attitude and a wealth of local knowledge to every trip to make sure you get the very most out of your experience, and leave with great memories as well a great fish!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trolling Trip PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $600
    4 hours of trolling for a variety of species, depending on the season.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trolling Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $640
    4 hours of trolling for a variety of species, depending on the season.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,113
    6 hours out on the water to give you that extra bit of time to catch something special.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,360
    A full 8 hours on the water, for those more serious about catching a great haul!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Extended Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,800
    10 hours of fishing to get further offshore and land even bigger fish!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Marathon Special
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,225
    A full 12 hours on the water. Plenty of time to go offshore and still spend a full day battling huge fish!
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About the Captain

Jeff Lassiter
Panama City, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
2 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2016
Captain Jeff is Floridian-born and boasts over 30 years of experience fishing in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Panama City Beach, Florida. He is an expert in deep sea fishing in this area and knows where to go to put get people hooked up to monster fish. If you are looking for a great Captain who will show you the time of your life landing the best fish, Captain Jeff is your man! Captain Jeff and his crew are very family-friendly.check reviews on TripAdvisor and goggle 5

About this listing

Targeted Species

Shark (Hammerhead) Hammerhead Shark
Shark (Tiger) Tiger Shark

Boat Specs

Busken (Commercial) originally built in 1994, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 270HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Is available for additional charge
Lures
First Mate
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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great day in May
Great day in May
Great day in May
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Jim T.
Argyle, TX
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Great day in May

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on May 2, 2022
Captain Jeff and Preston were the best crew we could ask for. My adult daughter and my sister had never fished saltwater before....
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Jamie D.
Houston, Texas
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Fishing with Jeff

VERIFIED   Half Day Trolling Trip PM on September 19, 2017
An amazing day of fishing with Jeff and Danny what a great crew, very helpful and fun. If you’re thinking of booking a cruise...
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FAQs about Top Deck Fishing Charters

Top Deck Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trolling Trip PM (4 hours)
  • $640 per group - Half Day Trolling Trip AM (4 hours)
  • $1,113 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,360 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - Full Day Extended Trip (10 hours)
  • $2,225 per group - 12 Hour Marathon Special (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Top Deck Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Top Deck Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Is available for additional charge )
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Top Deck Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Top Deck Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Top Deck Fishing Charters include:
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Shark (Tiger)