Capt. Ellis Charters

5550 N Lagoon Dr
Panama City Beach FL, United States

Capt. Ellis Charters invites you to explore the pristine Gulf waters aboard a legendary boat. There is hardly a better thing to do than cruising the deep blue waters or head to the local reefs in and around Panama City, Florida.

Capt. Ellis Charters has been connecting their clients with the outdoors since 1960’s. The company was founded by Captain Ellis Davis, a legendary fisherman. In the end of the last millennium, his grandson Stephen Brookings took over the family business. He has been on the boat since a very young age and knows the local waters like the back of his hand. Capt. Stephen will put his talent to work for you no matter your age and expertise.

You will go out aboard the “Capt. Ellis”. With 56’ of excellence, she is a spacious and comfortable fishing machine. Her twin 500 HP Caterpillar engine will power you to the hottest grounds and her navigational and fish finding electronics will save your time while searching for a big one.

The Capt. Ellis is fully outfitted with professional tools and accessories, as well as all the necessary safety equipment. She has all the comfort of home, including a toilet, a shower, a kitchen, and eight sleeping courters, as well as an air-conditioned cabin. There is plenty of space for up to 15 passengers. All aboard!

Capt. Ellis Charters will take you fishing up to 72 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico. Hit the offshore waters, reefs, and wrecks in search of both game and table fish. Take as many species off your personal bucket list as you possibly can. Target Red, Cubera, and Vermillion Snapper, go for Skipjack Tuna and Amberjack, Triggerfish, various types of Grouper, and King Mackerel. The opportunities abound in the fishing paradise!

All you have to bring is your food and snacks, everything else will be provided for a successful and fun fishing trip.

Capt. Ellis Charters invites you to explore the pristine Gulf waters aboard a legendary boat. There is hardly a better thing to do than cruising the deep blue waters or head to the local reefs in and around Panama City, Florida.

Capt. Ellis

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Trip Date:
  • Two Day Trip - MAX 8
    Overnight stay, liveaboard, 2 day minimum, starts at 12:00 PM
    US$ 2250 up to 6 persons / day
    + US$ 100 each additional person / day
  • US$ 1900 up to 6 persons
    + US$ 120 each additional person
  • US$ 1600 up to 6 persons
    + US$ 100 each additional person
  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1240 up to 6 persons
    + US$ 80 each additional person
  • 3/4 Day Trip
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 960 private charter
  • Half Day Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 640 up to 6 persons
    + US$ 40 each additional person
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Neptune (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1974. Powered by 2 500HP Cat engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 12 knots.

56 ft
15 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Up to 72 miles
Fishing Techniques
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species
Grouper (Broomtail)

Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Cubera)

Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion)

Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray)

Tuna (Skipjack)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Stephen Brookins
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
Member since May 2014
Captain Stephen Brookins comes from a family of fishermen. His grandfather started mastering the waters in the early 60's, so fishing is in Stephen's blood. He has been on the boat since he was a young boy and his passion for the waters has only grown stronger. Captain Stephen Brookings owns and operates the Charter Boat 'Capt.Ellis.'
Response time: 3 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.74 out of 5 stars from 14 reviews

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Fished November 21, 2017
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We had a great experience. I would recommend them to anyone.

Fished October 22, 2016
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Got us on a lot of fish

Fished July 12, 2016
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