Captain Bobby

(30) Just booked!
1 Harrison Avenue
Panama City FL, United States

Captain Bobby offers an exciting deep sea fishing adventures out of Panama City Beach, Florida. If you are looking for some great angling with a local guide, who has over 50 years of experience – look no further. Captain Bobby knows the zone like the back of his hand and he is a real threat to any fish.

Enjoy your fishing trip with Captain Bobby aboard a 27-ft Proline boat, which comes powered by a 150 HP Honda engine. It has a maximum cruising speed of 34 knots and provides comfortable fishing space for up to four anglers. The vessel is fully equipped with navigational electronics, which include a GPS, a VHF radio, a fish finder, and a radar. There is a toilet on board for your maximum comfort on the water, as well as an anchoring system to make sure you stay rooted to the fishing grounds and a live bait tank.

Captain Bobby grew up on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and knows the wrecks and reef where to catch fish. On your day out, the Captain will take you offshore to check what is biting. You will be able to test yourself in bottom fishing, jigging, trolling, light tackle, and heavy tackle, targeting Red Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, King Mackerel, Grouper, Mahi Mahi… and the list just keeps going!

Your age and fishing experience don’t matter. Beginner to occasional angler to record seeker – everybody is welcome to join Captain Bobby on his fishing adventure, where he will work hard to put you on fish and provide a lot of valuable information about the local species and waters.

A trip with Captain Bobby comes inclusive with all the necessary fishing equipment to make a great catch possible. You will be provided with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait, as well as the fishing licenses for you and your group. If you want, you can bring your own non-alcoholic drinks and snacks with you.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 HOUR BOTTOM FISHING
    Just booked!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 6 persons
    MAXIMUM 6 PEOPLE GOOD TRIP, PLENTY OF TIME FISHING FOR RED SNAPPER , WHITE SNAPPER, PERCH , BELINERS VERY GOOD EATING , KINGFISH , JACKS ,GROUPER ,
  • Private trip
    6 HOUR BOTTOM FISHING
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 700
    up to 6 persons
    MAXIMUM 6 PEOPLE FISHING FOR RED SNAPPER , BELINERS ONE OF THE BEST EATING FISH, WHITE SNAPPER GROUPER PERCH
  • Private trip
    HALF DAY BOTTOM FISHING
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 6 persons
    5 HOURS MAXIMUM 6 PEOPLE FISHING FOR RED SNAPPER, WHITE SNAPPER, JACKS , BELINERS , GROUPER, KINGFISH, PEARCH
There are 21 people looking at this charter.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)

Jack (Almaco)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Scup (Porgy)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion)
Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Proline (Walkaround) originally built in 2004. Powered by 2 150HP Honda engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

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
No Smoking
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal

About the Captain

Bobby Hidle
Panama City, Florida, United States
Member since March 2017
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Raised up living and working the waters of the Gulf. Began working as a deckhand when a young boy and have been licensed over 40 years as a Captain 200 tons. Experience includes charter boats , private boats, crew boats, and head boats. CPR and First AID certified.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

Panama City Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.77 out of 5 stars from 30 reviews

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Thanks for a great day on the water!

Fished June 19, 2018
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Fished June 15, 2018
Bobby Hidle (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 16, 2018

ROUGH SEAS AND RAIN . CAME BACK EARLY.

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Fishing was tough today. Fish were bighting very lightly. Captain Bobby had to move to several reefs but got us on fish. We limited out on Red Snapper and caught a good mixed bag of other fish. If I was coming back soon I would definitely go fishing with him again.

Fished June 14, 2018
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