Team Aquatic Charters

Join Team Aquatic Charters, and Captain Harris Scruggs who is a Panama City native that has been fishing these beautiful waters for the past 15 years. Whether you are a novice or an experienced angler, Capt. Harris and his crew can accommodate you and your family.

The crew offers a wide range of trips to suit all types of anglers, varying in length and type of fishing. They will guide you through the best techniques to tackle the big beasts that roam these waters – Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Amberjack, Grouper, Red Snapper, and King Mackerel.

All trips include rods, reels, and tackle, including lures, as well as fishing licenses and bottled water. You can use live bait as well, either caught or bought before the trip. There’s a cleaning service as well, so you can get your catch cleaned and filleted and take it home for a nice dinner.

Come and joinTeam Aquatic Charters, and experience some of the best fishing in the Gulf of Mexico!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,500
    This trip consists of bottom fishing in 60-100’ of water. This is a beginner bottom fishing trip great for kids and first-timers.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $1,500
    This trip consists of bottom fishing in 60-100’ of water. This is a beginner bottom fishing trip great for kids and first-timers.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,000
    This trip consists of bottom fishing in 80-130’ for whatever fish is in season.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $2,500
    A 10-hour trip that will consist of bottom fishing. You will target whatever species are in season.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bottom fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    $3,000
    An all-day trip that will consist of bottom fishing.
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About the Captain

Harris Scruggs
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
6 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
38 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2016
After graduating from FSU with a degree in Business Administration, I followed my dream of operating a full scale fishing service in my home town.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Infinit (Convertible) originally built in 1977, and restored in 2021. Powered by 2 420HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Included if caught, can be bought also.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fish house will clean fish for .60 cents a whole po
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (8)
Nice relaxing ride!
Clean & fast boat!
Great 6hr trip with Captain Harris
+5
Angler Rating
10
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
71%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Andrew H.
Muenster, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

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VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on June 21, 2022
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Zachary G.
Fremont, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip on April 12, 2022
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Jeffrey C.
Toccoa, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Harris

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip on April 4, 2022
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Jeffery C.
Memphis, TN
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trolling or bottom fishing on June 16, 2022
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Dawn V.
Winder, Georgia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great 6hr trip with Captain Harris

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) – Bottom on July 5, 2019
This was a last minute booking for us on a busy holiday weekend.  We have been on several deep water fishing trips and the...
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FAQs about Team Aquatic Charters

Team Aquatic Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,500 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) (6 hours)
  • $2,000 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $2,500 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (10 hours)
  • $3,000 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Bottom fishing (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Team Aquatic Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Team Aquatic Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Included if caught, can be bought also.)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Fish house will clean fish for .60 cents a whole po)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Team Aquatic Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Team Aquatic Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Team Aquatic Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Wahoo