Pensacola Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Pensacola Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Best Deep Sea Fishing Charters in Pensacola

Pensacola: 159 fishing charters available
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4.9 / 5
(134 reviews)
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trips from $950
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(119 reviews)
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4.7 / 5
(41 reviews)
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trips from $500
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4.9 / 5
(54 reviews)
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trips from $375
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4.9 / 5
(243 reviews)
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trips from $600
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(139 reviews)
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trips from $575
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4.9 / 5
(144 reviews)
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trips from $750
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4.5 / 5
(7 reviews)
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trips from $500

Deep Sea Fishing in Pensacola

Itching to get a proper taste of Florida’s offshore angling? Just hop aboard one of the many Pensacola deep sea fishing charters and you’ll be in the prime position to do so. Even if you measure it against famous hotspots such as Destin or Orange Beach, the “City of Five Flags” will match up to all your big game expectations.

The deep sea action starts a little over 20 miles offshore, once you reach the 900-foot long wreck of U.S.S. Oriskany. There, you’ll find a whole range of reef fish, including the coveted Red Snapper that you’ll get to keep during summertime. The best part is that the wreck is big enough to find fishing space even during the peak season.

Once you’ve gone past the 30-mile mark, the waters will start getting seriously deep. This means pelagics such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, and Marlin will start showing up. Try trolling around spots such as “The Elbow,” “The Nipple,” or “The Spur” and you’ll soon be in for an angling battle of a lifetime.

Alternatively, you can spend your trip deep dropping. This way, you can expect to hook into deep-dwellers so delicious that they’ll give even Snapper a run for their money. These include Golden Tilefish, Barrelfish, Amberjack, and massive Grouper. The fishing grounds extend to as far as 100 miles offshore, where you’ll find the DeSoto Canyon. There, you’ll get your best shot at the mythical Swordfish.

While there’s fish to catch year-round, the deep sea fishing really starts to heat up around May. By summertime, all kinds of pelagics will be prowling the offshore grounds, and the Red Snapper season will be in full swing. Find a captain in any of the marinas spread along the Pensacola Bay waterfront, or arrange pickup from a boat ramp, and your adventure can begin.

Pensacola
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Based on 27,695 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Deep Sea Fishing in Pensacola

Book with Captain Bryant. All Caught Up Fishing. We we were catching fish as soon as our lines hit the water.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book with Captain Bryant. All Caught Up Fishing. We we were catching fish as soon as our lines hit the water.
Melissa  J.
Melissa J. White City, KY
Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen. Bring plenty of drinks, and did I mention sunscreen?
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen. Bring plenty of drinks, and did I mention sunscreen?
Shae  M.
Shae M.
Be ready for some action! Never a dull moment! If possible book with Captain Alex he knows his stuff. He was a great teacher and knew right where to go!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Be ready for some action! Never a dull moment! If possible book with Captain Alex he knows his stuff. He was a great teacher and knew right where to go!
Brandi  K.
Brandi K. Burt, IA
Great fishing down there and Six Shooter Charters with Captain Doug will put you on the fish.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Great fishing down there and Six Shooter Charters with Captain Doug will put you on the fish.
Sanford  G.
Sanford G. Greer, SC
Be prepared for the heat! Lots of fluid, and sunscreen. Check with your captain on what is in season depending on what you'd like to catch. Research the Capitan/boat on Fishing Booker and Google reviews. Our was rated well and ratings matched the trip.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be prepared for the heat! Lots of fluid, and sunscreen. Check with your captain on what is in season depending on what you'd like to catch. Research the Capitan/boat on Fishing Booker and Google reviews. Our was rated well and ratings matched the trip.
Anthony  W.
Anthony W. Union, KY
This trip did not require a fishing license! Take plenty of drinks sunscreen
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This trip did not require a fishing license! Take plenty of drinks sunscreen
Mark  H.
Mark H. San Antonio, TX
Be prepared with lots of water and sunscreen... and book with Able Body Charters ?
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be prepared with lots of water and sunscreen... and book with Able Body Charters ?
Shauna  B.
Shauna B. Leominster, MA
Book your trip with an experienced captain. Hot Spots Charters was the best trip of the three we have been on.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book your trip with an experienced captain. Hot Spots Charters was the best trip of the three we have been on.
Curtis  F.
Curtis F. Tulsa, OK
Temperatures can very and the sun is intense, so come prepared to protect yourself from the elements. Water conditions can vary from calm to rough, select a charter that is equipped to handle the coditions.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Temperatures can very and the sun is intense, so come prepared to protect yourself from the elements. Water conditions can vary from calm to rough, select a charter that is equipped to handle the coditions.
Mike  B.
Mike B. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Bring sunscreen, 2-3 waters and your camera. Take some Dramamine 1/2 hour before you board as a precaution. Have a great time!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Bring sunscreen, 2-3 waters and your camera. Take some Dramamine 1/2 hour before you board as a precaution. Have a great time!
James  O.
James O. Birmingham, Alabama
Don’t book too long of a trip thinking it will be better to catch your limit. Take it easy at first and you will be surprised how quickly your bait gets hit.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Don’t book too long of a trip thinking it will be better to catch your limit. Take it easy at first and you will be surprised how quickly your bait gets hit.
Robert  L.
Robert L. Indianapolis, IN
Recognize fishing doesn't come easy and there are better times of the year to go than others. Our guide went above and beyond to try and catch red snapper. We came close yet still managed to catch several desirable fish for our group of 5.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Recognize fishing doesn't come easy and there are better times of the year to go than others. Our guide went above and beyond to try and catch red snapper. We came close yet still managed to catch several desirable fish for our group of 5.
Stella  G.
Stella G. Queen Creek, AZ
Plan to dodge the weather. Our 7am start turned into a 1pm start. Still brought us right to the fish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Plan to dodge the weather. Our 7am start turned into a 1pm start. Still brought us right to the fish!
Kelly  A.
Kelly A. Houston, TX
Check the season carefully of your targeted species so you keep everything you are going for.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Check the season carefully of your targeted species so you keep everything you are going for.
Alan  C.
Alan C. Gainesville, GA
Bring you A Game! Especially if you’re looking to catch some fish to put on ice. The amber jacks were crazy this time of year.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bring you A Game! Especially if you’re looking to catch some fish to put on ice. The amber jacks were crazy this time of year.
Jeremy  C.
Jeremy C. Greencastle, IN
The only negative thing I would have to say is with all the red snapper out there. They’re not good to keep until June 1 but catch and release is awesome also
Excellent
5.0 / 5
The only negative thing I would have to say is with all the red snapper out there. They’re not good to keep until June 1 but catch and release is awesome also
Scott  B.
Scott B.
Be adaptable, listen to captain’s suggestions and let them know what kind of trip you’d like.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be adaptable, listen to captain’s suggestions and let them know what kind of trip you’d like.
WELDON  N.
WELDON N. New Orleans, Louisiana
Be patient and know the species you’re going after. We can’t wait to come back for red snapper season
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Be patient and know the species you’re going after. We can’t wait to come back for red snapper season
Tony  Y.
Tony Y. United States
This charter is for first time fishermen or professional. We have a memory to last a lifetime!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This charter is for first time fishermen or professional. We have a memory to last a lifetime!
Jacob  G.
Jacob G. Crestview, FL
Understand this us between winter/summer season + mother nature may not cooperate Enjoy the views!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Understand this us between winter/summer season + mother nature may not cooperate Enjoy the views!
Ingrid  D.
Ingrid D. Pensacola, Florida

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