Reel Deal Charters – Deep Water

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Reel Deal Charters is your chance for catching a notorious Florida Red Snapper in state waters (in season). The crew offers a wide range of trips, giving you the chance to try everything from cruising around St Andrew Bay as the sun sets, to fishing for Red Snapper on the long trips. 2020 Red Snapper season starts from June 11 through July 25.

Fishing out of Panama City, Florida, the crew offers rod-bending fishing trips. They enjoy taking anglers of all ages and experience levels aboard their boat for unforgettable days of fishing.

Book a trip aboard their 35’ Bertram saltwater fishing boat, accommodating up to 6 passengers. Note that the split trips are not guaranteed to fill, so be sure to include your flexible dates to best be accommodated.

The boat was built by one of the world’s most renowned manufacturers of fishing vessels. It has been fully restored with up to date equipment and modern comforts to make sure your day on the water is truly special. Powered by twin Cummins engines, the boat will take you to the fishing grounds in no time, and its fish-finding electronics will ensure you are fishing the best spots.

In the Spring the fishing is great for Spanish Mackerel and Sheepshead, and as the weather warms up trolling for King Mackerel and bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Grouper, Vermillion Snapper, and White Snapper. A night-time shark trip is also great fun for the entire family!

Bring your cooler with your food and drinks and join Reel Deal Charters for a great day on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour – Bottom Fishing/Trolling
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,980
    up to 6 persons
    This 12-hour trip will have you bottom fishing for a variety of species that are in season. You'll mainly target Red Snapper with the other smaller Snapper varieties, as well as Grouper and whatever is biting! We will also do some trolling during the day for Spanish and King Mackerel, Wahoo, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Bonita, and maybe even a Sailfish. The usual departure time is 6–7 A.M.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour – Bottom Fishing/Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,650
    up to 6 persons
    Spend 10 hours on this trip bottom fishing for everything that is in season. The main target is Red Snapper with the other smaller Snapper varieties, Grouper, and whatever else is biting! We will also do some trolling during the day for Spanish and King Mackerel, Wahoo, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, and Bonito. The usual departure time is 6–7 A.M.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,320
    up to 6 persons
    This 8-hour trip will have you bottom fishing for all the fish species that are in season. Our main fish is Red Snapper with the other smaller Snapper varieties, as well as Grouper and whatever else is chewing! We will probably do a little trolling as well. The usual departure time is 6 A.M.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Red Snapper (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 11 - Jul 25
    $990
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, you'll target delicious Red Snapper, while in season, from June 11–July 12! Catch your 2 Snappers, then target other fish that are in season, such as smaller varieties of Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Jack, Cobia, and Kings. You'll probably do some high-speed trolling on the way to the bottom spots.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Red Snapper (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 11 - Jul 25
    $990
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, you'll target delicious Red Snapper, while in season, from June 11–July 12! Catch your 2 Snappers, then target other fish that are in season, such as smaller varieties of Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Jack, Cobia, and Kings. You'll probably do some high-speed trolling on the way to the bottom spots.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 26 - Jun 10
    $925
    up to 6 persons
    This is a bottom fishing trip that will have you targeting all the fish that are in season. Do some bottom fishing and high-speed trolling on this fun trip for the whole family! The usual departure time is 6 A.M.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 26 - Jun 10
    $925
    up to 6 persons
    This 6-hour trip is bottom fishing. We target all the fish that are in season – our main fish is Red Snapper, with the other smaller snapper going in the box as well. The usual departure time is 12–2 P.M. (Depending on morning trip arrival if applicable).
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Shark Fishing (Evening)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $550
    up to 6 persons
    Fish for Sharks with Bonito strips and chum! This is fun for the whole family. The usual departure time is 6–7 P.M. Call to book if it shows unavailable.
  • Private trip
    4 Hr – Trolling (Departure Varies)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    up to 6 persons
    On this 4-hour trolling trip, you'll target Spanish and King Mackerel, Bonito, Wahoo, Cobia, and Mahi Mahi. You just never know what might be swimming by, maybe even a Sailfish! The captain usually trolls 4 lines at a time. The boat stays in motion, for the most part, unless a fish is on. You'll drag lures or sparklers, with or without live bait. Please inquire with the captain about departure times.
  • Private trip
    3 Hr – Trolling (Departure Varies)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $415
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, you'll most likely stay in the beautiful St. Andrew's Bay while trolling for some truly incredible species. You'll target Spanish Mackerel, Hardtails, and whatever else happens to bite! The departure time for this trip will vary, depending on what other trips are scheduled. Be sure to put your availability in the comments!
  • Shared trip
    Split – Red Snapper Express (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 11 - Jul 25
    $187
    per person
    This trip will target the popular Red Snapper, while it's in season! After you catch your limit of 2 Snappers, we will target other species, such as Grouper, Mahi, Jack, and Cobia. Get ready for high-speed trolling to some cool bottom spots. This is a shared or "split" trip, and the price is dependent on getting 6 people to fill the charter. If the trip does not fill, you will be given the option of going with however many end up booking for an adjusted rate.
  • Shared trip
    Split – Red Snapper Express (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 11 - Jul 25
    $187
    per person
    This is a trip for targeting Red Snapper when it's in season! Catch your 2 Snappers, then target other fish that are in season, such as smaller varieties of Snapper, Grouper, Mahi, Jack, and Cobia. You'll probably do some high speed trolling on the way to the bottom spots. This is a shared or "split" trip, and the price is dependent on getting 6 people to fill the charter. If the trip doesn't fill, you'll be given the option of going with however many end up booking for an adjusted rate.
  • Shared trip
    Split – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 21 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 26 - Jun 10
    $145
    per person
    Book this 6-hour shared trip, to go bottom fishing for whatever is in season. You'll usually do high-speed trolling to and from the bottom spots. Please include all days available to fish, so the captain can best accommodate you, also mention if you prefer morning or afternoon departure. The price is dependent upon getting a group of 6 together. If you can't get 6 anglers, you will be given the option of going with however many end up booking for an adjusted rate. Departure is between 6 A.M. and 2 P.M.
  • Shared trip
    Split – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 26 - Jun 10
    $145
    per person
    This is a 6-hour, shared, bottom trip targeting whatever is in season. You'll usually do high-speed trolling to and from the bottom spots. Please include all days available to fish, so the captain can best accommodate you, also mention if you prefer morning or afternoon departure. The price is dependent upon getting a group of 6 together. If you can't get 6 anglers, you will be given the option of going with however many end up booking for an adjusted rate. Departure is between 6 A.M. and 2 P.M.
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About the Charter Operator

Reel Deal Fishing Charters
Panama City, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
23 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
233 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2016
Capt. Mark has had a love for boats his entire adult life and has had his captain’s license for several years. He has always been the one to fix the boats and drive for fun, but not charter one. He decided in the summer of 2017 to start captaining “Deep Water” and has enjoyed this newfound demanding, yet satisfying calling in his life.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1978, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 330HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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
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
American Express

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.46
out of 5 stars from 228 reviews
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Experience
Successful afternoon
6 Hour Trip with Mark and Logan
6 Hour Trip with Mark and Logan
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Lorann C.
O'Fallon, MO
 5.00
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Awesome 8 hour trip with Capt Mark

VERIFIED   March 17, 2020
Deep sea fishing was on my son’s bucket list and Reel Deal Charters and it’s capable Captain Mark and deckhand...
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Apopka, FL
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Evening Shark Trip

VERIFIED   March 21, 2020
Everyone we met and the crew was great.  The captain and deckhand tried everything they could to get something to bite...
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Melissa P.
Charlestown, IN
 5.00
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Fishing with Mark

VERIFIED   NEW  May 28, 2020
Had a great time. Took my 13 year old son   it was his first time fishing in the ocean and he had a blast. Caught lots...
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Brian Y.
Clay, WV
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6 hour deep water trip

VERIFIED   June 13, 2019
Took my 15 yoa son deep sea fishing for his 1st time. Used the Fishing Booker app and scheduled with Reel Deal Charters and...
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Benjamin N.
Grand Bay, AL
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Successful afternoon

VERIFIED   NEW  May 24, 2020
great job by the captain and deck hand.  Boat had trouble early but they were able to fix it and no time was lost.
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