Golden Legacy Charters offers fishing trips out of Panama City Beach, Florida. Whether you’re looking for a short ride to see what’s biting or want to spend a few days fishing like a pro – your captain has tailored a great variety of packages to choose from for your next vacation.

Enjoy your trip aboard a spacious 36’ Trophy saltwater fishing boat, powered by twin 280 HP Detroit Diesel engines. She provides comfortable fishing space for up to 6 anglers and is fully rigged with all the necessary safety equipment. Her modern navigational electronics include a GPS and Fishfinder.

An ice-box is fitted to keep the catch fresh during the day, as well as a live bait tank: you will be doing a lot of fishing! Inside the enclosed cabin, there is plenty of room for everybody to relax in comfort during long trips, and there’s a private restroom and even air conditioning and heating.

You can fish close to the shore or head further out to see what’s biting in the wrecks, reefs, or Federal waters. You’ll hook into a variety of species, including Vermillion, Lane, Black and White Snapper, as well as Black and Red Grouper. There’s also plenty of Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Cobia, Bonito, Red Snapper, and Amberjack to enjoy.

All fishing trips come inclusive with tackle, ice, and licenses. Your catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market at around 75c per pound and can be held for you for up to 3 days. Bring along any drinks and snacks you’d like to enjoy and you’re all set!

Experience a wide variety of incredible fishing adventures in Panama City Beach with Golden Legacy Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    18 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    18 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $3,240
    On this trip, you will dedicate your time to catching seriously big bottom fish! Your target list includes Red Snapper, Black Grouper, Red Grouper, Vermillion Snapper, Lane Snapper, and many more species. Bring your own food and drinks, along with a cooler for the catch. Your catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market for around 75c per pound and can be held for up to 3 days.
  • Private trip
    16 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    16 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $2,880
    This trip is ideal for passionate anglers looking to maximize their time on the water! You'll target Red Snapper, Black Grouper, Red Grouper, Black Snapper, Lane Snapper, White Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, and many more. Feel free to bring your own drinks and food with you! Your catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market for around 75c per pound and can be held for up to 3 days.
  • Private trip
    14 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,520
    During this trip, you will be able to catch Red Snapper, Black Grouper, Black Snapper, Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Red Grouper, and many other species. All your gear is included and tour catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market at around 75c per pound. Bring any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $2,160
    Chase Vermillion Snapper, Lane Snapper, White Snapper, Red Grouper, and many other species. You never know what you might find at the end of the line! Bring your own food and drinks, everything else will be provided. Your catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market for around 75c per pound and can be held for up to 3 days.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $1,800
    Give yourself a couple more hours on the water to explore a few different spots! You'll be provided with all the necessary gear and tackle for a successful day of Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, Black Grouper, Red Grouper, Lane Snapper, and Vermillion Snapper fishing. Your catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market for around 75c per pound when you return to shore.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $1,440
    This package is ideal for the anglers passionate about bottom fishing! You will have a chance to catch Red Snapper, Red Grouper, Black Grouper, Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, and many more. The trips come inclusive with tackle, ice, and licenses. Your catch can be cleaned at a local seafood market at around 75c per pound and can be held for up to 3 days.
  • Private trip
    Afternoon 8 hour bottom fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $1,440
    Bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Vermillion,white, black and lane snapper, and more As well as grouper and amber jack is in season now.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,080
    Bottom fishing for Vermillion,white, black and lane snapper. As well as grouper and amber jack is in season now
  • Private trip
    Afternoon 6 hour bottom fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $1,080
    Bottom fishing for Red Snapper,Vermillion,white, black and lane snapper. As well as grouper and amber jack is in season now
  • Private trip
    Evening shark trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $900
    Fishing in the cooler late afternoons for sharks. We have many different varieties of sharks in our Gulf including Bull sharks, Mako, black tip, tiger sharks, hammer head and many more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trolling Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $720
    Four hours of non-stop trolling in the bay and up and down the shoreline. You'll be looking for King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Bonita, Wahoo, and possibly Mahi, and more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trolling Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $720
    Take an afternoon trip trolling around for some King Mackerel, Spanish, Wahoo, possibly Mahi Mahi, and more. This is a great option to bring your friends or family on. Departure times may vary on certain days.
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About the Captain

Austin Golden
Panama City Beach, Florida, United States
30 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
53 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2017
Captain Austin Golden is the owner and operator of Golden Legacy Charters. Austin started as a deckhand on party boats before moving to private charter boats. Before he bought his own boat, he was a captain on a commercial vessel. He's spent his life the water and, as he likes to say, fishing is in his blood.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Lane) Lane Snapper
Snapper (Pink) Pink Snapper
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Trophy (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1975. Powered by 2 280HP Detroit Diesel engines.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer Reviews

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12 hour trip with Captain Austin and his right hand man Keith
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93%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
88%
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12 hour trip with Captain Austin and his right hand man Keith

VERIFIED   NEW  12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on September 28, 2021
We had an absolutely amazing trip with Captain Austin and Keith!! The fish were biting within seconds of us dropping our lines!!...
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Taylorsville, North Carolina
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trolling Trip (AM) on August 6, 2021
The trip was pretty good all the way around. Caught several fish and had a great time. I just maybe wouldn’t recommend trolling....
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Aragon, GA
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Half day trip was awesome 👌

VERIFIED   Afternoon 6 hour bottom fishing on July 15, 2021
Crew was awesome!! Very knowledgeable of locations to fish, fishing rigs was good (didn’t break any lines ) well maintained...
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Phenix City, AL
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Half Day Bottom Fishing

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on July 17, 2021
Can’t say enough great things about this charter! Great trip, great fishing and great captain and crew! They treated us like...
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VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on July 11, 2021
This was the best fishing experience I’ve had possibly EVER !!!! Captain Austin and 1st mate Keith were not just incredibly...
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FAQs about Golden Legacy Charters, LLC

Golden Legacy Charters, LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $720 per group - 4 Hour Trolling Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $720 per group - 4 Hour Trolling Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - Evening shark trip (5 hours)
  • $1,080 per group - Afternoon 6 hour bottom fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,080 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,440 per group - Afternoon 8 hour bottom fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,440 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (10 hours)
  • $2,160 per group - 12 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (12 hours)
  • $2,520 per group - 14 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (14 hours)
  • $2,880 per group - 16 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (16 hours)
  • $3,240 per group - 18 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (18 hours)

When you book a trip with Golden Legacy Charters, LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private restroom )
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed (Four large bunks)
  • Live Bait Well (Live bait from bait barge is extra)
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Golden Legacy Charters, LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Caught live bait, not including purchase live bait )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (The marina has a fish market for cleaning fish)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Golden Legacy Charters, LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Trolling only)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Trolling)
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Golden Legacy Charters, LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Golden Legacy Charters, LLC include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Wahoo