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Panama City: 164 fishing charters available

Say When Charters Inshore

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $400

GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(42 reviews)
Panama City
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Complete Inshore Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(132 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $500

Grand Slam Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(17 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $350

Adrenaline On H2O Charters

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(108 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $600

Say When Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(103 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $450

Advanced Fishing With JP

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(101 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $500

Flat Spot Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(23 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $450

Reel Therapy Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(128 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $640

Tail Addiction Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(74 reviews)
Panama City
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trips from $300

Frequently Asked Questions about Fishing Charters in Panama City

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

The average price for a private 4 hour Panama City fishing trip is $635, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,344 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

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

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

The top 3 fishing techniques in Panama City are:

The top 3 types of fishing in Panama City are:

Many fishing charters in Panama City 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 are:

Who are the top awarded captains in Panama City?

Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Panama City are:
  • 2-hour fishing trips – $325
  • 3-hour fishing trips – $451
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $582
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $677
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $841
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $1,180

Panama City, FL fishing charters are the icing on the cake of a year-round resort town. Watersports enthusiasts flock to the numerous bays and deep waters offshore for a range of activities, and fishing ranks right up there. From the inshore lagoons to the heart of the Gulf, there’s something for anglers of all kinds. 
 
The town is surrounded by water, with the North Bay, Saint Andrew Bay, and Grand Lagoon all offering up inshore fishing. Target Floridian favorites such as Redfish and Spotted Seatrout year-round, and some delicious Flounder and Sheepshead, too. Come in summer and target tough-fighting Tarpon, along with schools of Jack Crevalle, Bonito, and many more. 
 
You’ll also find plenty of charters ready to take you out into the Gulf, where the productive reefs are swarming with prized fish. Amberjacks are so prevalent here that they’ve earned the nickname “Reef Donkeys,” while Kingfish are just as ubiquitous. Don’t forget about Snappers, Groupers, and Cobia, either!
 
Deep water enthusiasts can also find a Panama City fishing charter that caters to them. Go after monster Snappers, Groupers, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and Billfish. Anywhere from 35–100 miles out, there’s no shortage of big game creatures waiting to take the bait, so settle in for the fishing trip of your life.
 
There’s something for everyone in Panama City. Beginners can learn the ropes on a trip as short as two hours inshore, with angling fiends having the chance to spend a full day fishing. Nearshore trips tend to last around 6–8 hours, while offshore adventures will require at least 10 hours. 
 

Rules & Regulations

Your fishing license will be covered aboard a Panama City, FL fishing charter, so that’s one less thing to worry about. Your professional captain will also be up to date with all the latest bag and size limits, so you can focus on fishing. 
Panama City
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 25065 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

Mid-winter sees Trout and smaller Redfish in the grass flats. Inshore fishing can be productive, with Flounder and Triggerish available too. What better way to start the year than with a fishing adventure? 

February

Bait is showing up near the inlet, attracting a whole host of Spanish Mackerel for you to target. If you manage to get up early or stay up late, Trout can be found inshore, with Redfish in the flats, too. 

March

Spring is here, and plenty of Spanish Mackerel are waiting to be reeled in. Mangrove Snapper and Sheepshead are around inshore along with a few early Cobia nearshore, so there's something for everyone. 

April

King Mackerel have joined their Spanish cousins in these productive fishing grounds, so hit the flats, reefs, and offshore water, where you can troll for Spanish Mackerel and Pompano, too. 

May

May brings the weekends of the State Waters Red Snapper season. Plus, the Lionfish Tournament is on! Good things are also happening close to shore, with King Mackerel in good numbers for a challenge. 

June

Long-range trips are a must at the beginning of summer. Go for Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, Bonito, King Mackerel, and even Sailfish in the deep. June heralds in the start of peak season, so make the most of it!

July

The weather is hot and the fishing even hotter. Everything you could want to target is biting, so get ready for an incredible adventure wherever you head. Get your fish on like never before!

August

Redfish are patrolling the shallows, while Tarpon and Jacks are hiding in the secret spots. It's also a good idea to take another shot at Red Snapper on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

September

While vacationers make their way out of town, there's never been a better time to come. The great weather brings with it great fish, with Wahoo bite offshore, and Redfish, Pompano, Flounder, and Mackerel inshore.

October

The winds may force you to stay close to shore, but this is your last chance to head out in search of Snapper. Inshore, the most common catches are Redfish, Trout, and Mangrove Snapper, so there's plenty on offer.

November

Not only is it too choppy to head offshore, but the pelagics start leaving. It's a good thing that Flounder, Trout, Redfish, and Sheepshead are all on offer in the bays, so settle in for a peaceful day of fishing.

 

 

December

Make the most of the holidat season by getting out on the water. Fishing is the best way to keep warm as the chilly winds beat down on you, with plenty of great rewards for a hearty dinner. 

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Take a trip with Captain James Tew for a fun fishing trip and if you have young children he will treat them like family.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Take a trip with Captain James Tew for a fun fishing trip and if you have young children he will treat them like family.
William  W.
William W. Enterprise, AL
We recommend you give Captain Linton a call and take a fishing trip with him!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We recommend you give Captain Linton a call and take a fishing trip with him!
Cassie  F.
Cassie F. United States
Bring a large cooler! We caught lots of fish some targeted species and some not planned. King Mackerel and Red Snapper and that can be a lot of fish. We had a great time and caught a lot. We did do a 4 hour morning trip so we figured the fishing would be good and it was! Bring Dramamine if you think the ocean waters could make you sick it is completely different feeling then being on the lakes in the Midwest!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring a large cooler! We caught lots of fish some targeted species and some not planned. King Mackerel and Red Snapper and that can be a lot of fish. We had a great time and caught a lot. We did do a 4 hour morning trip so we figured the fishing would be good and it was! Bring Dramamine if you think the ocean waters could make you sick it is completely different feeling then being on the lakes in the Midwest!
Samantha  H.
Samantha H. Leon, IA
Listen to your captain and deck hand and you should have no problem catching fish and just have fun!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Listen to your captain and deck hand and you should have no problem catching fish and just have fun!!
Mark  H.
Mark H. Sweetwater, TN
Great water and plenty of fishing. Make sure what ever species you are targeting are open if you plan on keeping the fish
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great water and plenty of fishing. Make sure what ever species you are targeting are open if you plan on keeping the fish
John  B.
John B. Forest Hill, MD
Some got very sea sick so consider sea sickness medicine! But the trip was great.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Some got very sea sick so consider sea sickness medicine! But the trip was great.
Richard  B.
Richard B. Centerton, AR
Expect anything. Remember the captain can not control if the fish are biting and are in the area at that time.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Expect anything. Remember the captain can not control if the fish are biting and are in the area at that time.
Brian  T.
Brian T. Rome, GA
If you haven't ever been fishing offshore. Be prepared for big waves and bring some Dramamine.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
If you haven't ever been fishing offshore. Be prepared for big waves and bring some Dramamine.
Larry  P.
Larry P. Monticello, GA
It was an awesome experience, would highly recommend and will absolutely go again.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was an awesome experience, would highly recommend and will absolutely go again.
Brian  C.
Brian C. Panama City, Florida
Use a steel leader.... I fought a shark over an hour and line finally broke
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Use a steel leader.... I fought a shark over an hour and line finally broke
David  M.
David M. Topeka, KS
I recommend getting out there with captain Jason. He knows the waters and fish and is an excellent guide...we had lots of fun.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I recommend getting out there with captain Jason. He knows the waters and fish and is an excellent guide...we had lots of fun.
Dale  S.
Dale S. BRWNSBORO VLG, KY
Florida weather is great in March, our trip was the perfect day, water was calm and fish were biting!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Florida weather is great in March, our trip was the perfect day, water was calm and fish were biting!
Nikki  P.
Nikki P. Panama City, Florida
Don’t eat left over shrimp and grits for breakfast before getting on boat!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Don’t eat left over shrimp and grits for breakfast before getting on boat!
Paul  M.
Paul M. Panama City Beach, FL
Bring sunscreen, snacks, and drinks. Make sure your arms are ready to fight these fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring sunscreen, snacks, and drinks. Make sure your arms are ready to fight these fish.
Yonah  H.
Yonah H. Jacksonville, Florida
Book early in your week so if the weather changes, you will have time and windows for them to shift and reschedule you. And your fish may processed the next day (depending on when you get back to dock) so plan your departure accordingly.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book early in your week so if the weather changes, you will have time and windows for them to shift and reschedule you. And your fish may processed the next day (depending on when you get back to dock) so plan your departure accordingly.
Brian  Y.
Brian Y. Clay, WV
We caught a ton of smaller fish, according to the deckhand most larger fish go offshore so June is the best time to fish in Florida.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We caught a ton of smaller fish, according to the deckhand most larger fish go offshore so June is the best time to fish in Florida.
Chris  B.
Chris B. Kinston, North Carolina
Consider a private charter, you'll never be disappointed. Try not to book for a few days after a bad storm.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Consider a private charter, you'll never be disappointed. Try not to book for a few days after a bad storm.
Joshua  S.
Joshua S. Crestview, FL
You can fish off the big piers for cheap. Rent a pole, get bait, and fish. Its easy. 24 hours a day. If you want to go big , charter a boat. Talk to the captain/owners before renting. There are options to the trip. Different types of fishing . Different fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
You can fish off the big piers for cheap. Rent a pole, get bait, and fish. Its easy. 24 hours a day. If you want to go big , charter a boat. Talk to the captain/owners before renting. There are options to the trip. Different types of fishing . Different fish.
Kevin  O.
Kevin O. Nashville, TN
Bring food, drinks, sunscreen and the crew will handle the rest. Let them do their job and you will have a great time!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring food, drinks, sunscreen and the crew will handle the rest. Let them do their job and you will have a great time!
Burton  C.
Burton C. Macon, GA
Research what is trending and in season at the time your going fishing, and pick your charter based on that.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Research what is trending and in season at the time your going fishing, and pick your charter based on that.
Rodney  W.
Rodney W. Tulsa, OK

Charter Boat All The Way
Charter Boat All The Way
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(94 reviews)
This trip was for my 2 sons and they had fun the captain took us to we’re the fish was at the kids had really good time and was asking on the way back to the dock when was we going to do it again
Jeff  S.
Jeff S. New Albany, MS
Off The Clock Fishing Charters
Off The Clock Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(65 reviews)
Capt. Travis is very knowledgeable put us on the fish all day. we caught a variety of species, with several techniques. We caught amber jacks until we were tired. alot of fun, you will get your full time with your your rod in the water unlike other charters. You can tell fishing is a passion with capt. Travis not a job, he wanted to make sure we had a good time, and we did. If you want your money's worth book with Capt. Travis. thanks again!
Scott  A.
Scott A. Dothan, AL
Say When Charters Inshore
Say When Charters Inshore
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
We had an amazing time definitely will be booking again. Thank you so much Captain Chris. He put us on a bunch of fish and we caught a bunch of fish. Very passionate about showing his clients a great time and making sure you are catching fish. Looking forward to coming back in the spring and getting on some big bull reds. Yes will definitely be booking that spring trip with Captain Chris
Marshall  B.
Marshall B. Adolphus, KY
GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure
GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(42 reviews)
Enjoyed our trip. Caught our drum limit and a couple small trout. It never last long enough for me thou. Love to fish. Thanks for a wonderful trip Logan
Heather  P.
Heather P. Tampa, FL
Off The Clock Fishing Charters
Off The Clock Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(65 reviews)
2nd time booking with captain Travis and will definitely be fishing with him again. Put us on the fish we were looking to catch. We wanted to catch Amberjack and we got 7 in the boat and lost a few. Also caught alot of other species. He knows alot of good spots. Definitely recommend him if you wanna have a good time and catch fish.
Mario  S.
Mario S. Atlanta, GA
BellyFull Charters
BellyFull Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(8 reviews)
Plenty of fun with Captain Bobby who was a very likable guy. He spent the whole afternoon finding us some fun. Mangrove snapper on live bait to trolling Spanish mackerel was a blast. If your gonna go, go with Captain Bobby, you want r
Mitch  B.
Mitch B. Wesson, MS
King Slayer Charters
King Slayer Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(59 reviews)
John promised me they would find my nephew something and they sure did! I really appreciated all the work that was done to make this a great trip for my nephew. The day and time had to be changed because of the way the fish were biting but I'd say that the fact he caught these fish made it all worth it! They even took pictures so I could see the catch before it was cleaned. I am just thrilled with the level of communication and the results!
Rebecca  B.
Rebecca B. Panama City Beach, Florida
Complete Inshore Charters
Complete Inshore Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(132 reviews)
We were looking for some Redfish action and captain Greg didn’t disappoint. The only trouble we had was keeping the dolphins off our catch. Action was so good, I needed a couple breaks. My son-in-law had a great first time experience. Hope we can get back here with captain Greg on our next trip.
Thomas  G.
Thomas G. Ankeny, IA
Tail Addiction Charters
Tail Addiction Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(74 reviews)
Great trip! Captain Chilton worked hard to put us on the fish, my son learned so much, and we both had a fantastic time.
Ian  R.
Ian R. Hawesville, KY
Dauphins Charter Fishing
Dauphins Charter Fishing
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(84 reviews)
Great time with Captain Ryan and his deckhand Allen. Very professional and courteous. They were very good with the kids and put us on fish right away. We caught Squirrel Fish and Spanish Mackerel, 31 total fish. We will use them again next year. Thanks guys for a great outing and good memories for the kids.
Kurtis  E.
Kurtis E. Adams, TN
Say When Charters Inshore
Say When Charters Inshore
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
If your in Panama city looking for a place to fish I would look for captain Chris wind was blowing hard but still put us on fish I would look him up great down to earth person who care about you and your buddy's thank you captain Chris I'll look you up on next trip down
Douglas  D.
Douglas D. Tellico Plains, TN
Say When Charters Inshore
Say When Charters Inshore
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
What a GREAT day!! Chris was very professional, nice, and patient. He answered the 250+ questions the boys asked him. He knew where the fish were and we were excited to bring home supper. My kiddo has done this several times and he said “he was my favorite”. Would highly recommend. Plan to book again in the future.
Amy  H.
Amy H. Panama City Beach, Florida
Complete Inshore Charters
Complete Inshore Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(132 reviews)
Greg is an amazing captain. He is very knowledgeable about the fish and spots to fish. Doesn't get aggravated when your family loses too many hooks we swear the fish ate them. We will definitely be back when we are down. If you are looking for a great boat ride and good fishing you have found the right place
Christina  K.
Christina K. CONCORD FARR, TN
Say When Charters Inshore
Say When Charters Inshore
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
Captain Chris was awesome and kept getting us on the fish. We were able to catch a lot of trout which was a blast. My son's face when he brought in a 22" speckled trout made my day (even if it gave him bragging rights). Thank you Chris for a wonderful day on the water.
Arnold  C.
Arnold C. La Grange, KY
GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure
GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(42 reviews)
Great time fishing with a captain Logan. Great company and was able to catch a big bull shark. Highly recommend Logan
Drew  W.
Drew W. Gallatin, TN
Reel Therapy Charters
Reel Therapy Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(128 reviews)
Weather wasnt great but Capt John put us on fish and moved when required to keep us on them. Had a great time and he is my first call when we come in town and do it again!.
Brent  D.
Brent D. Greenbrier, TN
Flat Spot Charters
Flat Spot Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(23 reviews)
Captain is knowledgeable, confident, and a good time. Would recommend to anyone. Had an amazing time and got to do some amazing fishing. Hopefully be back in the future.
Nelson  W.
Nelson W. Gentry, AR
Grand Slam Fishing Charters
Grand Slam Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(17 reviews)
Dan made sure we were headed for the fish while Greg kept us entertained with his stories 10/10 ask Greg about his 93 wives.
James  B.
James B. Cave City, KY
Say When Charters Inshore
Say When Charters Inshore
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(33 reviews)
We had an amazing time on the water. Even though the conditions were not ideal we ALL caught fish and Captain Chris made sure all the kids were entertained even when the bite got slow. One of the kids even said that it was the first time he has ever had fun fishing. I will only book this charter when I am in PC hands down.
Jeremy  D.
Jeremy D. Gainesville, GA
GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure
GulfCoast Guide Fishing & Adventure
Fishing charter in Panama City
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(42 reviews)
Caught tons of fish, had a great time! Would absolutely book a trip with Logan again.
Dan  L.
Dan L. Midland, MI

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