Captain
Ryan Gill

Member since June 2014

Shalimar, United States

Background
Ryan is a 13 year Air Force veteran. He started Champion Charters after he decided to leave the Air Force and chase his dream of being a charter captain and sharing his expertise with others.
Techniques
Ryan likes to mix it up by trolling and bottom fishing depending on conditions. Additionally, he likes to slow troll live bait over structure and natural bottom.

Hey, I'm Captain Ryan Gill

Shalimar, United States
Background
Ryan is a 13 year Air Force veteran. He started Champion Charters after he decided to leave the Air Force and chase his dream of being a charter captain and sharing his expertise with others.
Techniques
Ryan likes to mix it up by trolling and bottom fishing depending on conditions. Additionally, he likes to slow troll live bait over structure and natural bottom.
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Fishing Reports

The “Tax Man” was out in force!

July 20, 2018

Today was the last day of snapper season for us. Its bitter sweet,but its over regardless! Today we had a mixed crew. A few locals and out of towners paired up to share a six hour charter. Its a… Read Full Report →


Calm seas and a full cooler!

July 14, 2018

The weather has been incredible these last few weeks! Calm seas and cooperative fish. Doesnt get much better than that! We started out our day as any local fisherman should...by visiting our friend Steve and his baitboat (Fresh Fish… Read Full Report →


Stud Cobia

July 07, 2018

The cobia migration this year was lackluter to put it nicely. The good news is there are “resident” cobia that can be caught nearly year round, like the 50 pounder shown here! Just a typical snapper fishing day until… Read Full Report →


Snapper and Kings and calm seas

June 20, 2018

This is what we in the biz lile to call “prime time” folks! The weather is nicethe seas are calm and the fisj are hungry. A lot of my clients look at me sideways when I tell them we… Read Full Report →


State water snapper season is here!

June 09, 2018

The much anticipated red snapper season is finally here... perfectly matched with the typical summer thunder storms in Florida! Although we have had to dodge some weather we have still been able to put these rare and endangered (insert… Read Full Report →


32 keepers!! Vermillion, porgy, trigger

May 31, 2018

This was our first “post Alberto” trip. The seas were still a little stirred up from the storm a couple days ago, but were clearing up nicely. As it is with most storms in this area, bait was somewhat… Read Full Report →


A fish so nice, they named it twice!

May 13, 2018

The last couple of weeks have produced some nice weather and a good bite from the near shore fishery. On Mother’s Day we managed to bring a few mom’s home some nice table fare. We ended up with 33… Read Full Report →


Pre-Spring Fishing Report

February 18, 2018

Well, the water isn't quite warm enough and the stiff wind blows the majority of the week so it is tough to get out there with any consistency. When you do get out, the bite seems to be pretty… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (10)
4.33
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
71%
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Morgan Zant
Destin, FL
 5.00
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6 Hour shared trip

VERIFIED   June 21, 2018
We usually book a private trip but decided this time to try a shared trip with 4 others. Captain Rick and Robert where great!...
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Michael Lilly
Fort Walton Beach, FL
 4.67
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6- hour AM Trip

VERIFIED   June 9, 2018
Though we had to throw back 75% of our catch because it wasn’t quite snapper season yet, we had a blast!  Captain...
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Frank Stackpoole
Navarre, FL
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 14, 2018
Fantastic fishing trip!! Will book again for sure!!
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Bill Hazelton
Memphis, TN
 5.00
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Great day out with Captain Ryan!

VERIFIED   July 20, 2018
Had a great time! Lots of fish!
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Vince Mccrary
Toney, AL
 5.00
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 10, 2018
Vince Mccrary recommends Champion Charters
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