Able Fisherman Charters

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5550 North Lagoon Drive
Panama City FL, United States

Able Fisherman Charters offers a variety of fishing trips out of Panama City FL, hitting a wide range of areas and targeting a huge variety of fish including Jacks, Barracuda, Grouper, Snapper and Redfish.

Captain Steve Paul’s 45 ft Chris Craft was restored in 2014 and is fitted with two powerful Detroit Diesel engines that power it up to speeds of 20 knots. The boat features a full range of electronics and safety equipment as well as a private bathroom (head), a live bait tank, ice box, and everything you will need for the day’s fishing.

Able Fisherman Charters offer a selection of fishing techniques for you to choose from when targeting the species of your choice, including light and heavy tackle, and everything you need to troll, bottom fish, spin and jig your way to your perfect fishing experience. All Able Fisherman trips are fully family and child-friendly, and come with fishing licenses for all on board.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1280
    up to 6 persons
    A full 8 hours out on the water, giving you time to hit a couple of different locations and target a few different species without feeling rushed.
  • Private trip
    Snapper Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 25 May - 7 Sep
    US$ 1280
    up to 6 persons
    A full 8 hours out on the water, giving you time to hit a couple of different locations and target a few different species without feeling rushed.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 960
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling or bottom fishing
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip PM
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US$ 960
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling or bottom fishing
  • Private trip
    Snapper 3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip available 25 May - 7 Sep
    US$ 960
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling or bottom fishing
  • Private trip
    Half Day AM Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 640
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling
  • Private trip
    Half Day PM Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 640
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)

Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish
Snapper (Red)

Boat Specs

Chris Craft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1973, and restored in 2014. Powered by 2 475HP Detroit Desiel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
45 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

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

About the Captain

Steve Paul
Panama City, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
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I have been fishing local waters since childhood. I opened my first charter operation in 1984 after working on other local vessels since a teenager. I will personally see to it every possible effort will be put into making your fishing trip with us as enjoyable as possible.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

Panama City Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.58 out of 5 stars from 23 reviews

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Captain Steve and first mate Quinton made SURE that we all had a successful trip at sea. Everyone got to reel one in. Thanks guys!

Fished July 16, 2018
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Fished July 9, 2018
Steve Paul (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 14, 2018

Thank you Eric   We really appreciate the positive feedback. It was a pleasure to have you all aboard.

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Both Capt and crew we’re great. Started slow but he put us on fish and had a great time. Will definitely book with them again.

Fished July 5, 2018
Steve Paul (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 8, 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback Jamie. It was definitely our pleasure to have you all on board.
Thanks again, Captain Steve

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