Charter Operator
Reel Deal Fishing Charters

Member since June 2016 Panama City Beach, United States
Background
Capt. Mark has had a love for boats his entire adult life and has had his captain’s license for several years. He has always been the one to fix the boats and drive for fun, but not charter one. He decided in the summer of 2017 to start captaining “Deep Water” and has enjoyed this newfound demanding, yet satisfying calling in his life.
Techniques
He enjoys all types of fishing in the St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

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Panama City Beach, United States
Background
Capt. Mark has had a love for boats his entire adult life and has had his captain’s license for several years. He has always been the one to fix the boats and drive for fun, but not charter one. He decided in the summer of 2017 to start captaining “Deep Water” and has enjoyed this newfound demanding, yet satisfying calling in his life.
Techniques
He enjoys all types of fishing in the St. Andrews Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

My Charter Listings

Reel Deal Charters – Deep Water

213 reviews
Panama City Beach
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trips from $160

Reel Deal Fishing – Short Fuse

3 reviews
Panama City
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trips from $550

Fishing Reports

Opening Snapper Day and maiden voyage fo

June 01, 2019

10 hr Bottom trip, targeting red snapper of course, We trolled some and we bottom fished. Not a bad opening day, not a bad one at all!! :). Capt Seth put this crew on the fish for sure! Read Full Report →


Kings were HUNGRY! on this 6 hr bottom s

May 27, 2019

Shared (split) charters are our specialty and today was no exception! Monday morning we set out to an amazing sunrise on a beautiful Memorial Day with Capt. Seth, Logan, and the White, McMullen, and Anderson crew had a great… Read Full Report →


Over 50 Spanish!

April 09, 2019

Keep reeling them in! Spanish was hot for this cool couple! Read Full Report →


Off to a good start of 2019 fishing seas

April 03, 2019

Spanish are a-chewing! Book your trolling or bottom trip today! Read Full Report →


Spring Fishing's GREAT!

April 27, 2018

Filling the box with limits of Beeliners and Triggers. Come fishing with us! Less than a full boat? No problem! Book a split/shared trip. If our calendar shows "unavailable", please send a message or call. It's not always accurate! Read Full Report →


Limits on Triggers and Beeliners, plus s

April 03, 2018

This crew had a great day on the water on a 6 hr. split trip. They caught their limits on BBs and Triggers, then had time so they did some trolling for Spanish. They're biting for sure! The weather… Read Full Report →


Amberjack still OPEN in FL State Waters!

April 08, 2017

Beautiful day for a 6 hour bottom trip after the storms. Amberjack, varieties of Snapper biting, as well as Spanish on a high speed trolling rig. This split trip had a ball. Read Full Report →


Spring fishing's great!

April 04, 2017

Sloppy seas didn't stop this excellent crew from bringing in a load of white snapper, vermillion snapper, a shark--and that's just what they got to keep! Great time had by all! Read Full Report →


Spanish are a-chewin'!

March 31, 2017

Slayed them today ! Fantastic morning aboard Deep Water and a great time had by all! Read Full Report →


SPANISH ARE BACK!

March 28, 2017

The Smith family caught a variety of different species on this beautiful day on the Gulf of Mexico! Spanish are back! Spring has sprung! Read Full Report →


These boys had a blast!

March 25, 2017

What could be better than a fabulous morning on the Gulf of Mexico catching a basket of BBs, Lanes, and Spanish?? Read Full Report →


AJ's Oh My!

March 19, 2017

These guys sure know how to catch 'em up! Amberjacks are open in Florida State waters until June! Fun, fun day by all!! Read Full Report →


Fishing with Santa on his first day off!

December 25, 2016

Beautiful day on the Gulf ~ was a catch and release kinda day! He caught a few snappers, this nice AJ, and some smaller varieties of snapper that he could keep! Come fishing when you can keep 'em! Read Full Report →


ONE more day of State water RED SNAPPER!

November 25, 2016

We are catching and keeping Red Snapper for 1 more day(11-27-16). (and all sorts of other varieties, too. Some we can keep, some we can't! (: ) Photos are from our last few trips; weekdays, weekends, bottom, trolling, and… Read Full Report →


Y'all come back in the FALL!

August 06, 2016

A LOT of fish caught on this trip, but many were out of season, unfortunately. State waters reopen for Red Snapper in the Fall - Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in September and October AND Labor Day so get your… Read Full Report →


Another great afternoon of fishing!

July 03, 2016

Great afternoon on the water with this Split trip crew catching their limit on Red Snapper and some Kings and Spanish on the way and way back. Read Full Report →


Is it shark week yet?

June 30, 2016

Tonight's shark Trip. Bonus tonight: A fireworks show from the Bay! We love happy, smiling customers. Read Full Report →


The fish don't care if it's raining!

June 30, 2016

This morning's bottom trip was a little soggy, but this crew brought in their limit of Red Snapper in spite of the rain. Way to catch 'em up! Read Full Report →


Fishin's Fine!

June 28, 2016

This morning's 6 hr brought in their limit of Red Snapper, a Mahi Mahi, Black Snapper, and a few vermilion. Beautiful day for fishin'! Read Full Report →


Most Excellent Fishing Today's 10 hr.

June 25, 2016

Fishin' is Fabulous! This crew brought in their limit on Red Snapper, a couple grouper, a cobia, and a pile of other varieties of snapper. Nice day on the water for this 10 hour charter on the Deep Water! Read Full Report →


Capt. Chaz got 'em again!

June 21, 2016

The fishing is fantastic and the weather is WARM, so be sure to bring a cold drink! 4 hr trolling trip in the AM- Kings and Bonita (plus some excitement with a dolphin!). 6 hr bottom trip afternoon crew… Read Full Report →


Fishing's great!

June 13, 2016

We have been fishing most days and catching plenty of red snapper, vermillion snapper, white snapper, king mackeral and a few other flavors as well! Come get on board the Deep water and have a great day on the… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.44
out of 5 stars from 216 reviews
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Had a great time!!!
Had a great time!!!
3 hour trip
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Angler Rating
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9
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Amelia F.
Morganton, GA
 5.00
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Evening Shark Trip with Bubba and Lucas

VERIFIED   May 31, 2019
This was our third charter trip, but first shark trip. Hands down, the best time we’ve had charter fishing! Bubba and Lucas...
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Michael P.
Bloomington, Illinois
 5.00
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Very fun trip, great guys!

VERIFIED   May 26, 2019
Seth and Logan were great.  Very helpful and knowledgeable.  It wasn’t quite Snapper season yet, but they put...
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Randell F.
Columbus, GA
 5.00
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8 hr spit trip

VERIFIED   June 10, 2019
Had a great time with Captain Mark and 1st Mate Logan.  Both were very helpful and went out of their way to put fish on...
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Brian Y.
Clay, WV
 5.00
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6 hour deep water trip

VERIFIED   June 13, 2019
Took my 15 yoa son deep sea fishing for his 1st time. Used the Fishing Booker app and scheduled with Reel Deal Charters and...
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Keith S.
The Villages, FL
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Half day trip with Captain Seth.

VERIFIED   April 9, 2019
We caught the first fish three minutes after leaving the dock. We were trolling and the action was nonstop.  We were...
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