Gulf Life Charters

655 Pensacola Beach Boulevard
Pensacola Beach FL, United States

Gulf Life Charters offers trips out of Pensacola Beach and surrounding areas. They offer a variety of fishing styles to suit your desires. You might enjoy bottom fishing for Snapper, Grouper, Trigger fish and Amberjack or maybe you are looking for a trolling set up to go after bigger fish like Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel or Billfish.  Gulf Life Charters also loves some near shore fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout & Cobia. And if you are looking for shark action, they do that too! Captain Jesse Johnson will be happy to take you out and put you on the fish. He’s been fishing the Pensacola area since 2007 and knows how to find ‘em and slay ‘em!

You will be fishing from a 26’ Twin Vee boat whose amenities include both outriggers and a trolling motor. It rides 6 with room for 4 to fish comfortably off the back. Powered by twin Yamaha engines, it makes short work of the ride to the fishing grounds and will get you in position with plenty of time to fish.

Captain Jesse is a great captain who has dreamed of this title since he was a little kid. He followed in his fathers footsteps who was also a Charter Captain. Some of the best times of Captain Jesse’s life has been on the water. The only thing he enjoys more than fishing is sharing his passion with others.

Let Gulf Life Charters take you out on your next fishing adventure!

Gulf Life Charters offers trips out of Pensacola Beach and surrounding areas. They offer a variety of fishing styles to suit your desires. You might enjoy bottom fishing for Snapper, Grouper, Trigger fish and Amberjack or maybe you are looking for a


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Twin Vee (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 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
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Cobia

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Grouper (Red)

 
Redfish
 
Sheepshead

 
Snapper (Red)
 
Triggerfish (Gray)

 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
when available
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Bottled Water
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
As long as permitted by FWC
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Checks, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Jesse Johnson
Pensacola Beach, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
I grew up just south of Tallahassee in the Big Bend where my father was a charter Captain for many years. As early back as I can remember, Dad was taking me out on the boat and sharing his love of fishing with me. Some of the best times of my life have been spent on the water. My beautiful wife also comes from a family who loves to fish and so often times, it becomes a family affair. Over the last 30 years I've learned to respect the ocean and how to keep my passengers safe on the water. I've realized the only thing I love more than fishing, is taking out others fishing. Fishing is a way of life for me. So it was only natural to finally live my dream of becoming a Charter Captain. I can't wait fish with you!
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Pensacola Beach Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

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We got hooked up with Capt. Rick and we told him what we wanted to catch threw out the day and that’s what he done ... We went out and he put us on the fish with no problem and the guide service was great so for that I give this man a 5 stars ... if your looking for a good time and want to catch fish call this man for the job

Fished August 12, 2017
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Great trip, couldn’t have asked for a better time. Caught a ton of fish and had a great experience! Thx Captain Jessie and Chris.

Fished June 24, 2016
Jesse Johnson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 25, 2016

Thanks for coming out with us today! Your family was an absolute blast to have on board! Coby and Caleb really slayed the fish today. Hope you will come out and fish with us again soon!

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Everyone said that the fish we caught were the biggest triggers they have ever seen.

Fished April 24, 2016
Jesse Johnson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 6, 2016

They were pretty huge!  There’s a good chance you’ll never reel in another monster like you did - hooked right between his teeth! Incredible catch!

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