Southbound Charters

4106 US Highway 98
Mexico Beach FL, United States

Southbound Charters offers fishing trips out of Mexico Beach, Florida. Operating one of the fastest boats at the marina, the crew know all the hottest spots to catch the big fish. From Yellowfin Tuna to Red Snapper – Southbound Charters catches them all! If you are an avid angler up to a challenge, you have found the right crew.

Southbound Charters will take you fishing aboard a 36-foot Contend center console, which is a spacious and seaworthy vessel that can get you on the fish in no time. Originally built in 2004, the boat was uphauled in 2016 and comes powered by twin 350 HP Yamaha engines. Perfect for accommodating up to six anglers, this vessel is rigged with safety equipment, as well as a GPS, a live bait tank, outriggers, and downriggers for a professional trolling experience.

The Mexico Beach area is well-known for MBARA, a great reef deploying program which helps to build reefs and to grow some of the largest Red Snapper you can find on that side if the Mississippi. Fishing in Mexico Beach with Southbound Charters is an experience everyone should have. Whether it’s targeting Cobia and King Mackerel near the shore, fishing the wrecks and reefs, or go for a challenging fight with Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, Groper, Swordfish, Wahoo, and Amberjack further offshore – Southbound Charters got it all.

Southbound Charters offers packages for the most passionate and enthusiastic anglers. For your fishing adventure, you will be provided with all the necessary rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait to make an outstanding catch possible. As well as that, you won’t have to worry about purchasing a license – it is already included in the price. You only need to grab some food, drinks, and the desire to catch fish!

Southbound Charters offers fishing trips out of Mexico Beach, Florida. Operating one of the fastest boats at the marina, the crew know all the hottest spots to catch the big fish. From Yellowfin Tuna to Red Snapper – Southbound Charters catches th


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  • 1 Day Trip - Swordfish/Tuna
    23 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 3200 private charter
  • 12 Hour Trip - Snapper/Grouper
    12 hour trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 2150 private charter
  • 8 Hour Trip - Snapper/Kingfish
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1440 private charter
  • Sunset Cruise
    1 hour trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    US$ 350 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Contend (Center console) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 350HP Yamaha engines.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Cobia

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Grouper (Broomtail)

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Snapper (Red)

 
Swordfish
 
Tuna (Yellowfin)

 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
All trips are run with deckhand
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

30% 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, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Captain

Ryan Kelley
Mexico Beach, Florida, United States
Member since April 2017
Captain Ryan Kelley has over 20 years of experience. He grew up on the water and is a real threat to the big fish. Ryan specializes in targeting Red Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Swordfish, Tuna, and many more species. He is more than familiar wth the methods that work best to land a big one, but he can go for whatever it takes to catch fish.