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According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Panama City Beach, Florida are: Full list of top fishing charters in Panama City Beach

The average price for a private 4 hour Panama City Beach fishing trip is $712, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,620 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Panama City Beach that received great reviews from families are:

The top 3 fish species targeted on guided fishing trips in Panama City Beach are:

The top 3 fishing techniques in Panama City Beach are:

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Many fishing charters in Panama City Beach provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Panama City Beach are:

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Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Panama City Beach are:
  • 2-hour fishing trips – $392
  • 3-hour fishing trips – $481
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $696
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $864
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $1,020
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $1,317

There are plenty of reasons why thousands of tourists return to PCB every year, and angling is one of the biggest. The sandy beaches may set this town apart from its larger neighbor across the bay, but Panama City Beach fishing charters are sure to blow you away, too. From the shallow bays to the deep water offshore, there’s something for everyone here. 
 
The St. Andrews Bay system offers up the largest seagrass bed in the Florida Panhandle, meaning there’s plenty for some hungry fish to feast on. Get ready to come into contact with Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, and Sheepshead, along with Pompano, Mackerel, and even Tarpon depending on the time of year. 
 
Head out beyond the bays and the Gulf of Mexico offers up endless rewards. The nearshore reefs are overflowing with delicious Snappers, Groupers, Cobia, and Amberjack, while Mackerel can be found in the open waters. Head out to the deep and you could be trolling for big game creatures such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and Billfish, on what promises to be a trip to remember.
 
If you’ve just got a couple of hours to spare, you can hit the inshore waters for as little or as long as you want. Nearshore adventures will usually last around the 6-hour mark, while you’ll need 10 hours to make the most of the waters offshore. You’ll even find charters taking you out for a couple of days at a time, so come along and realize your fishing fantasies!
 

Rules & Regulations

Panama City Beach fishing charters come with licenses included for everyone on board, so that’s one less thing to worry about. Your professional guide will also be up-to-date with all the latest seasons and bag and size limits, so you can sit back and enjoy the fishing. 
Panama City Beach
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Based on 25560 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

Even though it’s winter, there are plenty of productive fishing spots to be found. Target Vermilion Snapper and White Snapper on the reefs and get your dinner for the week sorted out.

February

February is the coldest month of the year, but fishing in Panama City Beach can be really hot. Hit the bay for Speckled Trout and Redfish, or go a bit further out for winter Bonito.

March

Spring has finally sprung and it’s time for some Spanish Mackerel and Vermillion Snapper action near the inlet. Bonito can also be found, while the first Cobia of the year are also making their way past.

April

With bait fish moving onto the beaches and into the bays, things are coming together nicely. Amberjacks join Snappers and Cobia nearshore, with Spanish Mackerel adding to the bay action.

May

The State Water Red Snapper season is open on the weekends, so book early to get out on the water. During the week, there's plenty of Vermilion and White Snapper, Triggerfish, Kingfish, and Mahi-Mahi.

June

The King Mackerel bite is hot and strong in Panama City Beach, so you're in for a treat. Don't miss out on the Red Snapper bite, as the season comes alive in style to fulfill your fishing dreams.

July

High season is here and everything is biting. Whatever you want, you've got it, with some monster inshore creatures making their way to the bay, plenty of delicious creatures on the reefs, and big game beasts offshore.

August

School's out and there's no better place to come. Offshore fishing entices pros, while reef fishing will also yield great rewards. If you're looking to entertain the little ones, then the calm inshore waters also offer up plenty! 

September

There's no end in sight to the fishing season, as the warm weather and range of fish entices anglers of all sorts to PCB. Red Snapper can be caught on weekends, so don’t miss your final chance to get a few for the grill. 

October

It’s hard to resist the last bite of Red Snapper on weekends, but there's much more to fishing. Make the most of the last of the offshore season to land Mahi and Grouper, while Flounder is the flavor of the month inshore.  

November

Attention shifts inshore come November, but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of action. Look for Redfish on a late fall day, but don’t forget about Sheepshead, Flounder, and Pompano that are calling your name.

December

Who needs turkey when you can have fresh grilled fish for Christmas dinner? This time of year is great to take your kids out on the water, as you fish the bay, go bottom fishing for Grouper, or catch Redfish around the jetties.

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Bring sunblock, snacks and a smile. Find a charter that takes care of their customers and is friendly.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring sunblock, snacks and a smile. Find a charter that takes care of their customers and is friendly.
Bart  H.
Bart H. Saint Joseph, MO
Charter the Reel Commocean with captain Brad and mate Jeff. You cannot go wrong.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Charter the Reel Commocean with captain Brad and mate Jeff. You cannot go wrong.
Howard  F.
Howard F. Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Be prepared to fish where the weather permits. A good captain like captain Tim has a few tricks to ensure you catch fish
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be prepared to fish where the weather permits. A good captain like captain Tim has a few tricks to ensure you catch fish
Chris  C.
Chris C. Burnsville, MS
Book a 6 or 8 hour trip and bring your wet weather gear. You also might need your Dramamine if you’re not used to being out on the open water.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book a 6 or 8 hour trip and bring your wet weather gear. You also might need your Dramamine if you’re not used to being out on the open water.
William  V.
William V. Centerville, IN
Limit of one Red per person is a little low compared to Texas. But overall great time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Limit of one Red per person is a little low compared to Texas. But overall great time.
David  C.
David C. League City, TX
Make sure to bring water and wear a long sleeve to protect yourself from the sun.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure to bring water and wear a long sleeve to protect yourself from the sun.
Aaron  A.
Aaron A. Belle Chasse, Louisiana
DON'T FORGET YOUR SUNSCREEN!! Drink lots of water and prepare for any rain/weather interruptions. Overall, highly recommend!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
DON'T FORGET YOUR SUNSCREEN!! Drink lots of water and prepare for any rain/weather interruptions. Overall, highly recommend!
Julie  K.
Julie K. Atlanta, GA
Wear your sunscreen and take some Dramamine if you remotely get motion sickness
Very good
4.0 / 5
Wear your sunscreen and take some Dramamine if you remotely get motion sickness
Don  C.
Don C. Caledonia, Michigan
Definitely would recommend booking with Golden Legacy Charters when in PCB!!!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Definitely would recommend booking with Golden Legacy Charters when in PCB!!!!
Tom  C.
Tom C. Evansville, IN
Just because you don't catch what you booked enjoy the bottom fishing its great catching two fish at a time.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Just because you don't catch what you booked enjoy the bottom fishing its great catching two fish at a time.
Albert  R.  I.
Albert R. I. Panama City Beach, Florida
Book Bloodline instead of a large charter, way more fun, worth the extra cost
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book Bloodline instead of a large charter, way more fun, worth the extra cost
Ross  F.
Ross F. Edgerton, MN
Check the season for what fish you can catch; were one day early for trigger fish and hooked a lot of them.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Check the season for what fish you can catch; were one day early for trigger fish and hooked a lot of them.
Dirk  S.
Dirk S. Alpharetta, GA
Go with Captain Darius for a great and enjoyable trip. Dad and daughter want to go back again and do it again. Very informative about fishing and shared his wealth of knowledge on the fishing trip.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Go with Captain Darius for a great and enjoyable trip. Dad and daughter want to go back again and do it again. Very informative about fishing and shared his wealth of knowledge on the fishing trip.
Leanne  J.
Leanne J. Springdale, AR
Be sure to bring nausea medicine if you aren’t sure whether you can handle a little boat rocking. ?
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to bring nausea medicine if you aren’t sure whether you can handle a little boat rocking. ?
Bryan  P.
Bryan P. Columbus, Georgia
We have older children 10 and 13, I wouldn't recommend an offshore trip for younger kids it does take awhile to get to the fishing locations and if they aren't good swimmers I would stay more inshore. Bring plenty of water to drink, it gets hot and you need to stay hydrated. Wear shoes with good traction, as the boat can be slippery and be ready to get splashed if the water is choppy.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We have older children 10 and 13, I wouldn't recommend an offshore trip for younger kids it does take awhile to get to the fishing locations and if they aren't good swimmers I would stay more inshore. Bring plenty of water to drink, it gets hot and you need to stay hydrated. Wear shoes with good traction, as the boat can be slippery and be ready to get splashed if the water is choppy.
Charles  W.
Charles W. United States
PCB Water Adventures is the place to good, Capy. Jim will put you on the fish !
Excellent
5.0 / 5
PCB Water Adventures is the place to good, Capy. Jim will put you on the fish !
Travis  R.
Travis R. Jackson, GA
I Definitely recommend B&B charters (Captian Bryan) or Bloodline Charters (Captian Billy). So fun and friendly!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I Definitely recommend B&B charters (Captian Bryan) or Bloodline Charters (Captian Billy). So fun and friendly!
Shelly  R.
Shelly R. Miami, Florida
Pay attention to water temperature and be sure it's at the right temperature for the fish to be in
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Pay attention to water temperature and be sure it's at the right temperature for the fish to be in
Jason  K.
Jason K. Hartselle, AL
This was my first time so I had no idea what to expect. Be patient, at one time we had three fishing reels busy with fish, then they were moments of no catch.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This was my first time so I had no idea what to expect. Be patient, at one time we had three fishing reels busy with fish, then they were moments of no catch.
Shelly  G.
Shelly G. Marietta, GA
Bring a sweatshirt in April. Get there early. We were, and we were the only ones going on the charter so we got to leave a little early and get a little extra time out fishing
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring a sweatshirt in April. Get there early. We were, and we were the only ones going on the charter so we got to leave a little early and get a little extra time out fishing
BRIAN  S.
BRIAN S. Hudsonville, MI

Too Hot 2 Handle Charters
Too Hot 2 Handle Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(153 reviews)
Great day with Eric and his son. We had an easily seasick person and they were very helpful and always checking on him. They also moved around quickly to spots if we were not getting bites. Ended up catching lots of fish until dolphins scared them away. That was great to see as well. Would highly recommend Too Hot to Handle for any 2-6 person group,
Douglas  V.
Douglas V. Grove City, OH
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(39 reviews)
Can't recommend highly enough!! Captain was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful!! Will definitely come back again and again!!!! Thank you for such a fun memory!!!
Lori  S.
Lori S. Panama City Beach, Florida
B&B Charters
B&B Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(242 reviews)
Great day. I had heard that winter fishing was slow. If this slow, I can't wait to fish again when it heats up. Limited out on trout and caught 2 large red fish. Weather was iffy with a cold front coming in but we were able to find places to fish out of the wind. Captain Bryan worked with me on the best window to fish between tides and wind. I was really impressed with Bryan's knowledge of the water and ability to land us on fish. I would 100% recommend with Bryan.
Jeff  O.
Jeff O. Lakewood, CO
We’re on Charters
We’re on Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(232 reviews)
Had a great time with captain Fred! He was honest about not very many fish in season to keep. Even with that, we had a blast catching lots of fish! Thanks again!
Joseph  E.
Joseph E. Charlestown, IN
We’re on Charters
We’re on Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(232 reviews)
Despite crazy fog and weather, Captain Fred was able to put me and my 14 yo son on the fish. Communication was great and he adjusted the schedule to make sure we had a good day to fish. Not sure how many fish we landed in total, but we both pulled many nice red snapper, black snapper, amberjack, and almaco jack. I'd book again if we're in the area.
John  S.
John S. Chicago, IL
Pcb Water Adventures
Pcb Water Adventures
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(334 reviews)
It was a blast. Little foggy weather but that didn't stop the fish from biting. Very friendly. Extremely helpful Great with kids on board. In total a great experience. Whenever down in PCB, will book these guys again.
Nick  A.
Nick A. Gray, GA
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(39 reviews)
Captain Benji was fantastic. It was a VERY foggy day. So foggy we couldn’t see 10 yards in any direction. The caption was very careful and patient getting us to our fishing spots. It was my son’s first time in a boat much less fishing saltwater. So he was nervous (as was I). Benji put us on the fish and the action was so much better than anticipated being winter and foggy. We will definitely be back and recommend Benji.
Zach  B.
Zach B. Holly Springs, GA
Fish Now PCB
Fish Now PCB
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(74 reviews)
Slow day but Benji was able to put us on fish and we had a great day. Captain was awesome. Very knowledgeable, knew the boat and equipment and help us the whole trip. Benji was engaged the entire trip start to finish! Thanks for a memorable trip.
Jeff  C.
Jeff C. Paragon, IN
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(39 reviews)
Had a half-day afternoon trip December 28 with Benji. He took us to several spots because a handful of fish and a 6 foot shark just before dusk. Great time, highly recommended.
Tim  G.
Tim G. Oak Creek, WI
B&B Charters
B&B Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(242 reviews)
Bryan was an excellent captain and took us to a couple of great fishing spots he knew. We had 4 in our party and he had everything set up, including gear, bait, and licenses. He gave a demo based on the fish in the area and set us all up. We each probably caught around 10-12 fish and had a blast. I highly recommend to others and hope to make the trip again.
Randy  K.
Randy K. Tiverton, RI
B&B Charters
B&B Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(242 reviews)
I booked it for my 18 year old son and he had a fantastic time. Captain Bryan was great and even sent photos and videos. My son highly recommends it!
Mary  K.  D.
Mary K. D. Pittsburgh, PA
Big Fin Saltwater Charters
Big Fin Saltwater Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(32 reviews)
We had an awesome experience with Captain Dustin and crew member Brandon. Would highly recommend these guys and hope to be back again!
Kina  L.
Kina L. New Orleans, Louisiana
St Andrew Charter Company
St Andrew Charter Company
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(120 reviews)
Great day with Captain Tim. Very helpful and knowledgeable. Great with kids. Highly recommend.
Greg  B.
Greg B. New Orleans, LA
Big Fin Saltwater Charters
Big Fin Saltwater Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(32 reviews)
Captain Dusty and Brayden gave us a good trip. We limited out on Trigger and caught so many red snapper I was bummed they were out of season. We still had plenty for dinner. The boat was super clean and the crew was extremely helpful.,
Wesley  K.
Wesley K. Monument, CO
Pcb Water Adventures
Pcb Water Adventures
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(334 reviews)
This was a Christmas gift to our adult children, as they recently moved to PCB. We booked this & drove down from Taylor, TX to make this work & create some new memories. This was much more than we could have imagined!! This is DEFINITELY not our last excursion! Thanks Captain Jim & Eric, as you guys were the bestest!!
Struble  M.
Struble M. Taylor, TX
Capt. Bob Zales Charters
Capt. Bob Zales Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(188 reviews)
Had an amazing time! The captain and our deck hand really helped make an enjoyable time for a bunch of amateurs! The best part is we actually cooked the fish we caught which was amazing! Definitely had a wonderful time
Brad  E.
Brad E. Sappington, MO
Too Hot 2 Handle Charters
Too Hot 2 Handle Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(153 reviews)
We went out to catch red snapper on a difficult day. It was choppy and windy. Heavy fog and drizzle in the morning. Cpt. Eric took us to some great spots and we caught our limit pretty fast. Others that day struggled but not us. Highly recommend and will plan my next fishing trip with Eric!
Kent  E.
Kent E. Mountain Brook, AL
Charter Boat Gotta Believe
Charter Boat Gotta Believe
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(307 reviews)
I have been deep sea fishing several times. Half the time on charters and the other times with buddies that have a big enough boat. This was the best charter fishing trip I have ever been on. The trip was 5hr AM trip. It was an hour out and another hour back. So the 3 hrs fishing was action packed. My kids was wore out. The first mate Wes was very helpful with my kids (baiting, taking fish off, untangling, etc) Next time I’m down this way I will definitely be booking another trip.
Mark  T.
Mark T. Holly Hill, SC
Too Hot 2 Handle Charters
Too Hot 2 Handle Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(153 reviews)
Great trip w/ Cap’t Eric & Darius Could not have been nicer and more fun with us and 2 grandsons ( 7&14) Highly recommend
Bobby  T.
Bobby T. Mountain Brook, AL
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Family Fun Fishing And Bay Tours
Fishing charter in Panama City Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(39 reviews)
We had a wonderful 3 hour trip with Benji. He was helpful and kept us laughing too :)
Stacy  D.
Stacy D. Panama City, Florida

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