Panama City Offshore Fishing Charters

Panama City Offshore Fishing Charters

Best Offshore Fishing Charters in Panama City

Panama City: 110 fishing charters available
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4.8 / 5
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4.9 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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4.7 / 5
(90 reviews)
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4.5 / 5
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4.8 / 5
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Offshore Fishing in Panama City

Offshore fishing in Panama City is great year-round with no exception. It’s actually equally great 10 and 50 miles from shore. If it’s your favorite place to wet a line, we are not surprised.

When to go offshore in Panama City

Let’s tailor a trip for you. Say you want to try winter fishing in the Panama City’s offshore grounds. Well, December through February are the best months for Mingo Snapper, White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Triggerfish. In fact, those are great year-round. Spanish Mackerel and Amberjack are also around in good numbers if you want to get them in winter.

Spring, summer, and fall are as hot as they can be. There are Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Sailfish, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, and many more.

How to fish offshore

Your offshore charter in Panama City will include trolling and/or bottom fishing.

Trolling is great in the morning, midday, and the afternoon. Depending on the time of year and seasons, your ride will take up to 30-45 minutes. Your fishing grounds will be in the 1 to 10-mile range from coast. Those waters teem with Blue Runner, Bonito, Cobia, Kingfish, Bluefish, Skipjack, and many more.

When trolling in the summer and autumn months, Kingfish are your main target. They are plentiful, exciting to fish for and can reach up to 50 pounds. Trolling trips are great for beginners and experienced anglers alike.

When it comes down to Panama City bottom fishing trips, you will have to go further out. In order for you to get the real taste of it, your captain will venture up to 50 miles out to the local natural and artificial structures and shipwrecks. There, you will tackle Red Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Amberjack, White Snapper, Triggerfish, Gag and Red Grouper, and many more.

Panama City
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4.5 / 5
Based on 26,550 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Offshore Fishing in Panama City

Prepare for occasional rain showers. We got lucky today as our trip was between rain storms.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Prepare for occasional rain showers. We got lucky today as our trip was between rain storms.
Paul  F.
Paul F. Florence, KY
Your Captains know the waters and your in their backyard, take their advice.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Your Captains know the waters and your in their backyard, take their advice.
Keith  W.
Keith W. Hamilton, MO
Go see king slayer they will put you on them and have an outstanding trip of a life type.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go see king slayer they will put you on them and have an outstanding trip of a life type.
Baylor  L.
Baylor L. Bryant, AL
It would have been fun to catch something a little bigger. But I think that Spanish mackerel is about the best you can expect at this time of year unless you book a trip that goes out a lot farther from the shore.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
It would have been fun to catch something a little bigger. But I think that Spanish mackerel is about the best you can expect at this time of year unless you book a trip that goes out a lot farther from the shore.
Melody  C.
Melody C. Milford, OH
Check to see what fisheries are open and what species are available and in season.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Check to see what fisheries are open and what species are available and in season.
Russel  G.
Russel G. Carrollton, GA
Bring sunscreen, a bottle of water, a camera, and a strong arm to reel in the monsters
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring sunscreen, a bottle of water, a camera, and a strong arm to reel in the monsters
Patricia  B.
Patricia B. Monticello, IN
Bring your own personal hand towl to use after baiting hook, don't forget the sunscreen and pack a lunch or snacks.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring your own personal hand towl to use after baiting hook, don't forget the sunscreen and pack a lunch or snacks.
Felicia  N.  N.
Felicia N. N. Mattoon, IL
Go with Captain Craig and his crew, they actually take the time to show you how everything is done.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Go with Captain Craig and his crew, they actually take the time to show you how everything is done.
Gregory  D.
Gregory D. Orlando, FL
Know your dates, what’s in season, and what species is running that time of year. Doing that research will save you the disappointment of not catching your target fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Know your dates, what’s in season, and what species is running that time of year. Doing that research will save you the disappointment of not catching your target fish.
Zach  H.
Zach H. Ossian, IN
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
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
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
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

Top Targeted Offshore Fishing Species in Panama City