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

The average price for a private 4 hour Santa Rosa Beach fishing trip is $579, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,092 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Santa Rosa Beach that received great reviews from families are:

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

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Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Santa Rosa Beach are:
  • 2-hour fishing trips – $401
  • 3-hour fishing trips – $526
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $609
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $717
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $988
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $1,200

Situated between Destin and Panama City, Santa Rosa Beach is the perfect place for a quiet getaway. You’ll hit the same fishing grounds, with the added benefit of pristine beaches and fine dining that make this town so special. It’s no surprise, then, that Santa Rosa Beach fishing charters are in hot demand.
 
The town looks out onto Choctawhatchee Bay, meaning you’re already on some prime inshore fishing grounds. Year-round, you can get your fill of Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, Ladyfish, Black Drum, and more! Come in summer, and you can even target Tarpon. Alternatively, you can follow a guide along the Choctawhatchee River and engage in some Bass fishing that’s unrivalled all over Florida!
 
With the Gulf of Mexico but a short drive away, it’s no surprise that saltwater fishing reigns supreme. Take a charter out of nearby Grayton Beach and head to the productive reefs. Here, you’ll find prized Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, Cobia, Amberjack, Triggerfish, Mackerel, and more. 
 
And that’s not all! The deep waters are near the coastline here, so you can take advantage of deep sea fishing. Go up against Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, as well as plenty of Billfish, and live out your Florida Panhandle fishing dreams!
 
There’s something for everyone in Santa Rosa Beach. Trips can last as little as a couple of hours inshore, with nearshore trips lasting around 6 hours. Deep sea adventures will require at least a full day on the water, but that just means you’d better make the most of it!
 

Rules & Regulations

If you’re on a Santa Rosa Beach fishing charter, your license will be covered. However, you’ll need to get your own if you’re hitting the river. Other than that, going out with a professional guide will make sure you’re fishing within the law.

Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Based on 25578 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

January is the perfect time to explore the shallow waters inshore. Redfish will be biting vigorously in Choctawhatchee Bay while the river will be bustling with StRipers and Sunshine Bass.

February

Winter fishing continues, with the best bite happening inshore. Try your luck at Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Sheepshead or head to the river for something different, as you see off the winter blues. 

March

The action is heating up, with some new species coming to town. Add Flounder and Mackerel to your list inshore, while river fishing continues to be promising. You can also head out to the reefs in search of early Cobia.

April

Try sight fishing for Cobia or snag one while trolling for Mackerel. Down below, the reefs are bustling with Snapper and Grouper. Ask your captain which species are legal to keep and bring home some dinner! 

May

It’s the beginning of Tarpon season here on the Emerald Coast. You’ll see anglers hunting the Silver King in all sorts of styles along the beaches. Offshore, you can reel in Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, and more.

June

June is all about variety here in Santa Rosa Beach. Head to the river for some excellent Bass fishing or stick to the saltwater scene for a catch that could be anything from Red Snapper to Tarpon.

July

Summer fishing is still on full throttle, with your choice of Florida’s most popular game fish. Cruise the beach for Tarpon, fish the reefs for Grouper, or troll offshore for Kingfish, Mahi, and more.

August

It’s the hottest time of the year, with average temperatures soaring above 90°F. Come cool off on the water, fishing for big game prizes offshore or collecting plenty of tasty treats on the reefs.

September

Summer crowds along the Emerald Coast might be thinning out by autumn, but the waters are far from empty! Every species is biting ferociously and many are legal to keep at this time of year.

October

This time of year is all about Bull Redfish in Choctawhatchee Bay. Catch yourself a real bruiser and bring home some bragging rights. Hook a Speckled Trout and Flounder while you’re at it for an Inshore Slam!

November

Striped Bass and Sunshine Bass will be moving back into the lower portion of the river as winter approaches. You can expect more awesome fishing in the bay and on the nearshore reefs.

December

Come catch yourself a holiday treat! Some of the tastiest fish are biting at this time of year, including Flounder, Redfish, and Grouper, so don't miss out on your last chance to get out on the water.

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Captin Brandon did an amazing job! Had a great time catching Red Fish! Will definitely come back and recommend to anyone! Had a blast!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Captin Brandon did an amazing job! Had a great time catching Red Fish! Will definitely come back and recommend to anyone! Had a blast!
Brandon  B.
Brandon B. Whitesboro, TX
We had a great trip with Captain Ryan. Came at the right time, the right place, caught a bunch of fish!Can't recommend him enough!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We had a great trip with Captain Ryan. Came at the right time, the right place, caught a bunch of fish!Can't recommend him enough!
Jeff  T.
Jeff T. Gandeeville, WV
It was an extremely tough day of fishing. Captain and boat were excellent. I hope to return next year and take the same trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It was an extremely tough day of fishing. Captain and boat were excellent. I hope to return next year and take the same trip.
Mike  H.
Mike H. Typo, KY
When it gets really hot the fishing slows down. We will stick to deep sea fishing in the future rather than bay fishing.
Very good
4.0 / 5
When it gets really hot the fishing slows down. We will stick to deep sea fishing in the future rather than bay fishing.
Mark  S.
Mark S. Fayetteville, AR
It was a great time and we know fishing is fishing but the little fish (I cannot remember what they were called) kept stealing our bait. They were a bit of a menace.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
It was a great time and we know fishing is fishing but the little fish (I cannot remember what they were called) kept stealing our bait. They were a bit of a menace.
Wendi  J.
Wendi J. Mobile, AL
Had a wonderful experience fishing with Captain Dexter. I highly recommend him
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Had a wonderful experience fishing with Captain Dexter. I highly recommend him
Larry  G.
Larry G. Alpharetta, GA
First time - either go out on a snapper boat or do some inland bay fishing with Captain Dexter Early
Excellent
5.0 / 5
First time - either go out on a snapper boat or do some inland bay fishing with Captain Dexter Early
Matthew  I.
Matthew I. Fulshear, TX

30A Shallow Water Guide Service
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Ryan was a great captain. He also knows those waterways very well. We would definitely recommend him.
Jason  C.
Jason C. Atlanta, GA
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Ryan did a great job! It was a tough weather day and Ryan found the fish and worked hard. Baited the lines and casted like a boss. I recommend highly!
Rob  H.
Rob H. Germantown, TN
Ranger Angler Fishing Charters
Ranger Angler Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(35 reviews)
We enjoyed a great morning with Capt. Quinn on Choctawhatchee Bay. The fishing was tough, but Capt. Quinn worked his tail off searching for the bite. Knowledgeable guide, quality gear, and a comfortable and capable boat. I’d definitely book with him again. Great experience all around!
Brent  S.
Brent S. Strafford, MO
Infinite Fishing Charters
Infinite Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(31 reviews)
Redfish we’re not biting today because of the wind and moon, but captain darrin made sure to get us a BullRed before our time was up.
Davis  P.
Davis P. Panama City, Florida
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
We enjoined our trip. The weather was beautiful. Captain Ryan was great and tried hard to find fish. It was unfortunate we didn’t get a bite. Hopefully we will have better luck on our next trip.
Anna  M.
Anna M. Birmingham, Alabama
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Captain worked hard to locate fish that were biting during a very cold time. He tried his best to find the fish. Would recommend this fishing trip.
Clark  D.
Clark D. Houston, TX
Infinite Fishing Charters
Infinite Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(31 reviews)
The Captain was very knowledgeable and personable. Wasn't the best conditions but he put us on the fish. Thanks again. Highly recommend!
Tye  A.
Tye A. Heath, TX
Ranger Angler Fishing Charters
Ranger Angler Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(35 reviews)
Captain Quinn did a great job! Fishing was good and had a great time on the water!
Jack  B.
Jack B. Lemont, IL
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(56 reviews)
Excellent Trip - stayed in shallow water and caught a lot of spotted trout and a red snapper. Ryan was a super nice guy - will be using him again!!! Highly recommend.
Kelly  S.
Kelly S. Lenexa, KS
Ranger Angler Fishing Charters
Ranger Angler Fishing Charters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(35 reviews)
I booked a 4-hour bay fishing trip for my son, husband and nephew. Captain Quinn was amazing. They didn’t have a huge productive catching day but he was super positive even on a cold windy day and even offered to take them out again next time we come to catch more. We will 💯 use him again. We appreciate his kindness with two very determined boys! It was a great first fishing trip.They had a blast!!
Haley  R.
Haley R. Fayetteville, TN
Pharmasea Outfitters – 23'
Pharmasea Outfitters – 23'
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(14 reviews)
Very knowledgeable guide with 1st class equipment. We had a 6 year old with us . She caught fish & we all had a blast!
James  M.
James M. Independence, Louisiana
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
30A Shallow Water Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(56 reviews)
Started out looking for reds… they weren’t cooperating so Capt. Ryan suggested a change. We switched locations and had an amazing time catching several species of fish. Capt. Ryan promptly filleted the fish upon our return and we just had the best dinner on 30A (I cooked, not Capt. Ryan) Hands down a great day of fishing and will absolutely be acquiring his services on future trips.
John  S.
John S. Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
30A Bay Guide Service
30A Bay Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(147 reviews)
It’s called fishing and not catching for a reason. Captain had us on the fish several times. He is very knowledgeable and proficient.
Daniel  H.
Daniel H. Freeport, FL
Pharmasea Outfitters – 23'
Pharmasea Outfitters – 23'
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(14 reviews)
It was a gorgeous day to be out fishing! Captain Brandon tried several different fishing spots but to no avail. It’s a lot of money to spend without catching anything but the experience and weather was awesome! Maybe next time those reds will be rolling. Thanks for the good time!
Tracy  V.
Tracy V. Candler, NC
Get Hooked Charters
Get Hooked Charters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
4.3 / 5
(41 reviews)
Booked a 4 hr trip for 6 members of our family while in town for our wedding. The day of the trip, the weather was cloudy and windy so the water was pretty rough. We tried in the deeper part of the bay but had to movei into some coves for most of the trip. Only caught 2 keepers but was fun to pull in the flounder and puffer as well. Better weather next time!
Stacey  C.
Stacey C. Kirksville, MO
30A Bay Guide Service
30A Bay Guide Service
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(147 reviews)
Great time with my boys today. Had regular action for most of the trip. Marvin was great in helping to hook up reels and moving from spot to spot when things got cold. Will be my guide of choice when we come back down to the area.
AJ  A.
AJ A. Fishers, IN
Pharmasea Outfitters
Pharmasea Outfitters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(75 reviews)
Booked the trip the morning of and Captain Brandon replied within 3 minutes. He was great with our party of 4 which included 2 beginners ( 17 and 11 year) . We would book again.
Michael  F.
Michael F. Darbyville, OH
Pharmasea Outfitters – 23'
Pharmasea Outfitters – 23'
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(14 reviews)
Terrible weather, but Brandon did his best to put us on fish. He was very good with my kids!
Klint  H.
Klint H. Jasper, IN
Pharmasea Outfitters
Pharmasea Outfitters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
4.7 / 5
(75 reviews)
Awesome experience with CAPT Brandon. Super clean boat, very attentive and got to some great spots quick. We’ll worth the trip
Eric  G.
Eric G. Murfreesboro, TN
Pharmasea Outfitters
Pharmasea Outfitters
Fishing charter in Santa Rosa Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(75 reviews)
We booked this trip for my sons 13th birthday. Brandon worked very hard to make it a memorable birthday and my son enjoyed it so much! He has already asked to do it again!
Courtney  M.
Courtney M. Brentwood, TN

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