Fish Now with Team Aquatic - 36’

Team Aquatic Fishing, who are part of the Aquatic Adventures family, is operated by Captain Harris Scruggs, a Panama City native who for the last 15 years has been fishing the beautiful Gulf Coast waters. Whether you are a novice, or an experienced offshore angler looking for that big fish, Capt. Harris and his crew can accommodate you and your family and friends.

Their state-of-the-art 36’ Contender center console boat is powered by three 300HP Mercury Verado engines that get you to the fishing grounds fast, and comes equipped with quality Furuno navigational equipment. It can accommodate up to six anglers, and features outriggers, downriggers, live bait tank, and icebox to keep your drinks and food cool throughout the day. 

Team Aquatic Fishing offer a wide range of trips to suit all types of angler, varying in length and type of fishing. They will guide you through the best techniques to tackle the big beasts that roam these waters, including species such as Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, Swordfish, Red Snapper, Kingfish and more. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, including lures, as well as fishing licenses and bottled water.

Come and Fish Now with Capt. Harris and Team Aquatic!



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  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Bluewater Trolling
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $2,600
    up to 6 persons
    Our blue water trolling trips are the ultimate fishing experience for anglers who want to relax and catch a fish of a lifetime. The pelagic fish in the gulf such as Wahoo, Dorado, and Marlin sport the most vibrant colors when captured.
  • Private trip
    Deep drop offshore trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,500
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is for the group that wants to go the on the ultimate offshore adventure. Typical distance offshore on this trip is 50-70 miles. We fish electric reels in depths as deep as 1300’! With multiple hooks on each rod you can catch up to 5 fish at once. We target deep water grouper and snapper that most have never even seen before. We also encounter pelagic fish such as dolphin and wahoo under floating debris. If you want to tackle the deep gulf this is the trip for you and your crew.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Offshore Bottom
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $2,160
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is an extend version of our 10 hour trip.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Offshore Bottom
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $1,800
    up to 6 persons
    Our ten and twelve hour offshore bottom fishing trips are the ultimate experience. With ten plus hours on the water we have enough time to get out in the deeper water and catch those big fish.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Bottom
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $1,500
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is an extended version of the 6 hour bottom trip that is sure to introduce some nice fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bottom
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $1,100
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is our minimum trip offered to bottom fish for Red Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bottom (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $1,100
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is our minimum trip offered to bottom fish for Red Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Mackerel Trolling (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Oct
    $720
    up to 6 persons
    This is the shortest trip we offer aboard the 36' Contender. This trip is ideal for family groups with young children.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Mackerel Trolling (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $720
    up to 6 persons
    This is the shortest trip we offer aboard the 36' Contender. This trip is ideal for family groups with young children.
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About the Captain

Harris Scruggs
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
6 Reports
ID & License verified
27 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
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.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Grouper (Broomtail)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Swordfish Swordfish
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2016. Powered by 3 300HP Mercury Verado engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
36 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
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.72
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Nice relaxing ride!
Clean & fast boat!
Great 6hr trip with Captain Harris
+5
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Dawn V.
Winder, Georgia
 5.00
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Great 6hr trip with Captain Harris

VERIFIED   NEW  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...
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Dan L.
Jacksonville, Florida
 5.00
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Best fishing ever

VERIFIED   NEW  July 19, 2019
What an amazing day great captain and crew 5 stars
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Luis M.
Longwood, Florida
 5.00
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Awesome

VERIFIED   June 14, 2019
These guys r great !!! The boat is awesome!! Overall great experience..
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Travis T.
Cumming, Georgia
 4.00
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6hr trip fishing bottom.

VERIFIED   NEW  June 25, 2019
Great time will definitely return and book with Capt Harris.
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Carl B.
Panama City, FL
 4.33
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6 hr afternoon bottom fishing

VERIFIED   July 2, 2018
Excellent time Capt Harris and his deckhand were great with the kids and worked hard to limit out.
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