Back Bay Adventures

5505 Sun Harbor Road
Panama City FL, United States

Back Bays Adventures runs half and full day fishing charters out of Panama City, FL, targeting the wide range of species found in the area. Panama City is famous for its great fishing, both due to its clean local bays and its great access to the Gulf of Mexico, and Back Bays Adventures takes full advantage of this location, targeting both inshore and offshore species depending on the trip you choose.

The vessel you will be fishing aboard is a 23 ft Seacraft center console with room for up to 4 guests. She is powered by a a 250HP Yamaha engine up to a top speed of 25 knots and comes equipped with everything you will need for your day on the water, including GPS, fishfinder, and a livewell full of fresh live bait.

Back Bays Adventures fishes a range different habitats on their trips, from inshore bays to nearshore reefs, and even beyond to the deep blue waters offshore in search of bigger prey. In order to make sure you can fish how you want as well as where you want, you will be furnished with high quality fishing equipment set up for a huge range of techniques. Over the course of your trip you can choose to pop, jig, spin, troll, bottom fish, fly fish, and even bowfish, and Captain Todd Jones will use every bit of his 30 years of experience to ensure you get the very most out each technique.

All trips come with bait, drinks, snacks, and a cleaning and filleting service for anything you want to take away at the end of the day.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Reef Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    8 hours hitting the local reefs for a variety of fun and delicious species including Snapper, Sheepshead, Mackerel and more!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Bay Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fish the local bays for Redfish, Tarpon, Cobia and more amazing inshore species
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack (Almaco)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore)

Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Seacraft (Center console) originally built in 1974, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

23 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:

About the Captain

Todd Jones
Panama City, Florida, United States
Member since February 2017
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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