Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures

51 Avenue B
Apalachicola FL, United States

Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures offers trips in and around Apalachicola, Florida. If you are stressed from work or studies, want to butt heads with a lot of formidable sport fish species, or just wish to have the waters all to yourself – Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures is the right choice for you.

Step aboard a newly upgraded 31-foot Parker boat, which comes powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine. This vessel is clean, spacious, and has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. Its navigational electronics include a fish finder, a GPS, and a VHF radio. Inside, there is a toilet and a bed. The boat is equipped with outriggers, downriggers, an ice-box, and an anchoring system to make sure it stays rooted. Up to six anglers are welcome to join the adventure.

Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures has tailored a great variety of packages to choose from. You can spend from four to eight hours offshore or in the bay, fishing for Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Mangrove Snapper, Black Seabass, Jack Crevalle, King Mackerel, Goliath Grouper, Cobia, Barracuda, Amberjack… and the list just keeps going! If you want to target Flounder, Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures offers a special night trip for you. And if fishing is not something you have in mind, there is a three-hour Dolphin cruise and a two-hour eco tour, on which you will get an opportunity to admire the beautiful coastline, sail to an island or a river. The crew are familiar with a variety of fishing techniques that work best for the local species, including bottom fishing, spinning, popping, spearfishing, drift fishing, bow fishing, trolling, and many more.

Your fishing trip with Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures will include rods, reels, tackle, lures, live bait, and the licenses. You can feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks if you’d like.

A day out with Gulf Coast Extreme Adventures, one of the most professional and involved crew in the area, is just what the doctor ordered. Join now – and fish on!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Blue water trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 1500
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip
    US$ 1100
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    full day offshore...$100 per hour extra after 8 hours
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 950
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    half day offshore
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Bay
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    full day bay trip
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Customized
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip
    US$ 400
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    If you can dream it we can make it happen !! (within reason) lol $100 per hour minimum 4 hours
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Bay
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip
    US$ 400
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Half day bay
  • Private trip
    Overnight Trip - Flounder Gigging
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    1 day trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons / day
    + US$ 50
    each additional person / day
    Flounder gigging at night with lights and gig
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip - Dolphin Cruise
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 hours trip
    US$ 350
    up to 6 persons
    Dolphin cruise

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Flounder
Grouper (Goliath)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Tw (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2017. Powered by 2 150HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing
Spearfishing
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fishing License Included

Policies

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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Apalachicola to departure site is available and 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
Checks

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

About the Captain

Doug Scarabin
Apalachicola, Florida, United States
Member since February 2017
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Captain Doug Scarabin is an avid angler and a professional guide. He is a PADI certified Divemaster and Coast Guard Certified Master Captain, as well as a CPR/First Aid emergency responder. Doug has 20 years of law enforcement experience. He is passionate about the water and is always there for the next adventure.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.46
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Experience
Half day Bay fishing with Captain Doug of Gulf Coast Extreme.
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
71%
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Lori Erf
West Salem, OH
 5.00
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Great half-day trip!

VERIFIED   July 18, 2018

We booked a half-day (4 hour) trip with Captain Doug and fished in the bay. We had so much fun with our two boys (8 and 10.)...

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Thomas Varland
Bristol, FL
 4.33
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Half day trip for six family members

VERIFIED   June 21, 2018

Would have liked better seating for six when boat was moving- had adequate room while fishing with six people. Had expected...

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Marianne Goff
Lady Lake, Florida
 5.00
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Fishing with Doug

VERIFIED   June 7, 2018
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Matthew Hudson
Blountstown, Florida
 5.00
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Half day Bay fishing with Captain Doug of Gulf Coast Extreme.

VERIFIED   July 13, 2017

This trip was worth every penny. Capt. Doug suggested if we wanted to catch a lot of fish, that we fish for trout. We caught...

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Donna Dufford
Hertford, North Carolina
 5.00
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Full day off-shore with Captain Doug.

VERIFIED   July 28, 2017

He was absolutely the best and most fun we have had. Doug was great fun for the entire family and crew. We are saving his name...

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