Able Fisherman Charters

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.

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 C


Select date to see available trips and rates:

Trip Date:
Days:
Persons:
  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1120 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 840 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip PM
    6 hour trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US$ 840 private charter
  • Half Day AM Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 560 private charter
  • Half Day PM Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 560 private charter

About this listing

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
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Barracuda (Great)

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Grouper (Gag)

 
Jack Crevalle
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Redfish
 
Snapper (Red)
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
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
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.

About the Captain

Steve Paul
Panama City, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
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

4.63 out of 5 stars from 16 reviews

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Great job in taking care of me and the family.

Fished September 21, 2017
Steve Paul (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 25, 2017

Thank you for choosing us and for the positive feedback. It was great to be able to get a former professional fisherman back out on the water.  You and your family were a pleasure to have onboard. Thanks again!

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We went on a 4 hour trip but, the fish were just not biting. The captain stayed out for some extra time and we ended up getting 3 nice fish. One was a very large king mackerel. He let my kids drive the boat and this made up for not catching a large amount of fish. It was a good trip and we are thankful. We will definitely book again.

Fished September 19, 2017
Steve Paul (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 20, 2017

Thank you for the positive feedback Tommy. It was certainly a pleasure to have you and your fine family out fishing with us. All the best..
Capt Steve

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Fished August 2, 2017
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