Bandit Charters

  • 5550 N Lagoon Dr
  • Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 233-5353

The waters off Panama City Beach attract avid fishermen from all parts of the world. The Gulf of Mexico, St Andrew's Bay and inland fresh water opportunities abound here.

One of the largest sport fishing fleets in the country is based in the area. The variety and abundance of catches offer fishermen of all levels of expertise the opportunity to catch some big ones. Catches include red snapper, grouper, scamp, Spanish and King mackerel, redfish, flounder, sea trout, bonito, mahi mahi, sheepshead, and bluefish, as well as amberjack, marlin, sailfish and shark.

Captain Rice has over 35 years experience in the charter and marine industry. He has been a licensed Master Mariner since 1972 working with large and small vessels, from yachts to commercial off shore vessels.


We cater to groups of 6 or less for a personalized fishing experience.  The mate on board takes care of all tackle rigging and bait preparation to make your trip a happy experience and a successful endeavor.