Emerald “C” Fishing Charters

(60) In demand!

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters invites you to join them on the stunning waters of Pensacola, Florida. The area is ideal to feel the thrill of being connected to the fish and getting a chance to experience some nice catches. The crew are passionate and informed, thriving to make each trip unforgettable.

Enjoy a ride with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters on a spacious 25 ft center console with a 250 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine. It comfortably take up to six anglers and has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. Equipped with a GPS, a fish finder, a VHF radio, and a Minn Kota i-pilot wireless trolling motor, as well as a live bait tank, the vessel is ideal for a smooth ride to the hottest fishing spots in the area.

With Emerald “C” Fishing Charters, you can choose between fishing the reefs, wrecks, the flats, nearshore or inshore, or head up to nine miles offshore. You will be able to use various fishing techniques, such as light tackle, heavy tackle, jigging, trolling, spinning, drift fishing, and bottom fishing. Depending on the season and what is biting, you will get a chance to target Red Snapper, Redfish, Amberjack, Spotted Seatrout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Flounder, Grouper, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, and many more species.

Your trip with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters will include all the necessary equipment, such as rods, reels, tackle, as well as lures, live bait, and your fishing licenses. The crew will offer drinks, so you can bring snacks with you. One hour of fish cleaning and filleting can also be arranged.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Offshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $700
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    More time on the water means you fish for longer. Head out more than 9 miles, and depending on the season, you can target Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and many more. All fishing gear is included in the price, as well as the fishing license for the day.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip Offshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This morning trip will have you fishing up to 9 miles offshore for Snapper, Grouper, King and Spanish Mackerel, Cobia (when in season) and many more species. All rods and reels are provided, as well as some drinks. You are welcome to bring along your own food. The fishing license for all anglers is included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Inshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    The 6 trip allows you to fish inshore and nearshore. You'll be able to cover a lot of ground to target a variety of species such as Redfish, Sheepshead, Flounder, Snapper! Please bring along your own food. The fishing license for the day is included in the price.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip Inshore (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will see you fishing the inshore waters of Pensacola for a variety of species, such as Redfish, Red snapper, Flounder, and many more. Drinks are included, but you are welcome to bring along your own snacks. All rods and reels are included in the price, as well as the fishing license for the day.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip Inshore (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $400
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    On this trip, you'll be targeting Speckled Trout, Flounder, Redfish, and more in the waters of Pensacola. Water is provided on board, but you are welcome to bring along your own food and other drinks aboard. The fishing license is provided for all 6 anglers fishing.
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About the Captain

Craig Williams
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
4 reports
ID & License verified
221 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since August 2016
Captain Craig has fished the waters of Pensacola, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, as well as the waterways of Destin, Indian Pass, St. Joe’s Bay, Amelia Island, and Key West for over 20 years. Craig’s love for the salt air has made him fulfil his lifelong dream of guiding: after 25 years of a successful career in retail management, he decided to start his own charter company. Craig is passionate about making every adventure on the water a great experience for any of his guests or friends. He especially enjoys putting his younger clients on their first ever fish and seeing the smile on their faces. Captain Craig’s goal is to "Live life to the fullest every day".

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Flounder
Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Sportsman (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4-Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:
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Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.82
out of 5 stars from 60 reviews
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Had a phenomenal time!
Had a phenomenal time!
Great time!!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Josh G.
United States
 5.00
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Had a phenomenal time!

VERIFIED   NEW  June 3, 2019
Captain made the trip so enjoyable. He was helpful and laid back. We tore up some snapper on a 5 hour off shore trip. We plan...
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Zane R.
Denham Springs, Louisiana
 5.00
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 22, 2019
Was put on a 20lbs red snapper. Hit a limit of snapper with four people on board before 10am along with King and Spanish mackerel....
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Daniel N.
Seabrook Island, SC
 5.00
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Great time!!

VERIFIED   NEW  June 1, 2019
This Captain put us on the fish and man did we catch them. Nothing like having local knowledge of where to go to catch the...
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Hays, KS
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Nevember Bull Redfish Trip

VERIFIED   November 20, 2018
Chasing the Bull Redfish is an amazing experience you don’t want to miss! When the chase is on you’ll be on the edge of...
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Raymond C.
Fayetteville, AR
 4.33
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4 Hr In-Shore Trip

VERIFIED   July 12, 2018
It was a great trip with my girlfriend and my 7 year old daughter. We reserved a 6:30am 4 hour trip but the captain and his...
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