Sheila Marie Charters specializes in family-fun fishing adventures out of Panama City Beach, Florida. Whether you are a ‘jaws’ lover or want to troll for Kingfish, you have found the right place. Sheila Marie Charters is a veteran owned and operated business that can cater to anglers of all ages and expertise. Kids are especially welcome!

Enjoy your adventure aboard the ‘Sheila Marie,’ a 42’ Bertram boat. She comes powered by twin 410 HP Detroit Diesel engines and provides comfortable fishing space for up to six anglers. The Sheila Marie is fully outfitted with navigational and fish finding electronics to save your time while searching for fish. She is a clean and comfortable vessel with many professional tools and accessories. Plus, the Sheila Marie is equipped with a toilet, a shower, kitchen facilities, and a bed. What else is needed when you spend your day on the water?

Search hungry Mahi in the morning and go for Shark in the afternoon. Troll for King Mackerel. Go after White and Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Strawberry Grouper, Gag Grouper, or just spend your day hunting your own ‘jaws.’ Test your angling skills and catch Amberjack. The opportunities abound. With Sheila Marie Charters, you don’t have to travel too far out to enjoy some fine angling.

All trips come with the needed licenses, quality rods, reels, and lures.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,800
    This is a 10-hour bottom fishing trip, which will see you targeting Snapper and Grouper. This trip allows you to travel further out into deeper waters and catch the biggest fish!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,500
    This trip allows you more time to cover more fishing grounds. You will be targeting Snapper and Grouper, the larger the better!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,080
    This package includes 6 hours of bottom fishing targeting Snapper and Grouper. The departure time may vary.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,080
    On this trip, you will be fishing the reefs for Grouper and Snapper.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Shark (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 20 - Jun 10
    $900
    This unique trip is designed to target our many species of Shark while fishing for several other fish. Who told you can't target Kingfish while searching for Shark? Any Sharks caught will be released safely, and not killed.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Shark (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $900
    This trip will see you fishing for Shark while also targeting Kingfish and some other species. Any Sharks caught will be released safely, and not killed.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Trolling (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 25 - Jun 1
    $600
    This is a 4 hour trolling trip targeting King and Spanish Mackerel.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Trolling (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Oct 31
    $600
    This is a 4 hour trolling trip targeting King and Spanish Mackerel.
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About the Captain

Chris Brooks
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
5 Fishing Reports
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256 Customer Reviews
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Member since August 2016
A passionate fisherman and US veteran, Captain Chris Brooks has built up a reputation of being a dedicated, professional charter fishing guide who demonstrates integrity on all his trips. He has vast knowledge of both inshore and offshore fishing in the Florida Panhandle and currently runs offshore bottom fishing, trolling, and shark trips aboard the Sheila Marie.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Shark (Bull) Bull Shark
Shark (Mako) Mako Shark
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1981. Powered by 2 410HP Detroit Diesel 6V92 engines.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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
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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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Anglers Claimed
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95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Alan E.
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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6 Hour Bottom Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (AM) on July 19, 2021
My family recently enjoyed a great trip aboard the Sheila Marie on a 6 hour Bottom Fishing trip. Captain Chris Brooks and first...
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Tim T.
Orlando, Florida
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4hr afternoon trolling aboard the Sheila Marie

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Trolling (PM) on May 6, 2021
Our family booked a 4 hour trolling trip with Captain Chris as a first time fishing in Florida. When the original plan to go...
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Bossier City, LA
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8 hr Trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing on July 1, 2021
You will not be disappointed if you book a trip on the Sheila Marie.  Captain Chris made sure we were always on fish and Jose...
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Stephens, KY
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6 hour excursion

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (AM) on September 27, 2021
Great day with Captain Brooks and Jose.  Our 15 and 11 year old hit a nice King and Spanish each, currently sitting 1st place...
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Jeff S.
San Juan
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Great time and will do it again!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip - Trolling (PM) on September 21, 2021
We had an absolutely great time, captain Chris and his first mate, Jose, were a pleasure and made for a fun trip.  Some terrible...
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FAQs about Sheila Marie Charters

Sheila Marie Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Trolling (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip - Trolling (PM) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 5 Hour Trip - Shark (AM) (5 hours)
  • $900 per group - 5 Hour Trip - Shark (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,080 per group - 6 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,080 per group - 6 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 8 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - 10 Hour Trip - Bottom Fishing (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Sheila Marie Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Sheila Marie Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Sheila Marie Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Sheila Marie Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sheila Marie Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Wahoo