Fishing and Charters in Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach is famous for our waters and is the perfect place to find a fishing charter. The turquoise depths off our sandy shores are home to a vast array of wildlife.

Whether you are interested in deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or sitting on a pier in St. Andrew Bay, you'll be delighted with the catch you reel in. Both novice anglers and old pros are sure to enjoy the salt and freshwater options in the region.

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June Fishing Report
Although the weather has been less than ideal over the past couple of weeks, the fishing continues to be excellent! Mangrove snapper have piled up on shallow water structures throughout the bay and have been quick to bite for the most part....
May Fishing Report
What a fantastic time of the year! Air temperatures have finally broken into the 80's, water temperatures are in the low-to-mid 70's and the fish are cruising for easy meals. Along the beaches, the pompano bite has been absolutely...
Mid-April Fishing Report
If you haven’t already retrieved your fishing gear from the closet and oiled up the reels, then now is a great time to do so. With water temperatures hovering around 70 degrees, many species of fish have been making their presence...
April Fishing Report
Spring has sprung and it’s an exciting time of the year to be out on the water fishing! The bays and nearshore coastal waters of the Gulf of Mexico come alive in the spring, as hordes of migratory fish species such as Spanish...
New episodes of chasin' the sun return!
Chasin’ The Sun kicks off the second half of the 2018 season with an all-new episode, “Structure + Birds = Fun!” Co-host Justin Leake teams up with fellow Panama City Beach fishing guide Jordan Todd, who brings along...

Help from the Pros

No matter the size of your group or level of experience, Panama City Beach has the right fishing charter boat for you. With an array of local companies to choose from, these professional guides have the expertise and gear you seek, and many can also provide fishing licenses. Take the hassle out of your vacation by leaving the planning to the experts who know the area and can lead you to the best results. Due to their decades of experience, chartering a fishing boat is the smart approach for a memorable day on the water and the catch to show for it. 

The Big Fish Story Come True

Are you planning to fly fish, spearfish or cast a wide net? Are you on the hunt for a prized trophy? Your family may enjoy the calmer waters of St. Andrew Bay while the sportsman is best suited for the gulf. Panama City Beach is visited by avid fishermen from all of the globe due to the variety of species and conditions available in one area.

For instance, this is the place to be if you want to catch your own bait. You can also enjoy bottom fishing around our natural and man-made reefs for fish such as snappers, groupers and amberjack. If you are interested in trolling, you could catch anything from king mackerel to redfish to bluefish. Fly fishermen head to the gulf for Spanish mackerel or cobia and to the bay for ladyfish and speckled trout. Sports fishing is for those brave souls interested in bagging a marlin, tuna or even a shark! In Panama City Beach, the fisherman is spoiled for choice.

Beyond the types of fishing available, our range of fishing charters naturally includes a range of boats. We truly offer something for everyone, with possible excursions ranging from a couple hours to a couple days. Do you picture yourself on an intimate vessel, with little separating you from the waves? Or are you seeking a luxury experience, perfect for a large group and days at sea? Whatever you want, we're sure to have it. Boats can be found in a wide range of sizes and amenities. 

Where Every Fisherman is Among Friends

In Panama City Beach, we understand there is nothing quite like feasting on mahi-mahi you caught yourself. Your time here can be as active and exciting as it is relaxing and enjoyable. Let what was once your dream vacation become your new reality.

Most professional charter fishing companies will provide a fishing license for their customers. However, visitors can also obtain a short-term fishing license, details HERE. For more information on fishing from local piers, click HERE. For detailed fishing regulations, visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

If you just can't get enough of the Panama City Beach coastal lifestyle, check out Chasin' the Sun TV, filmed right here in Panama City Beach.

Browse the listings below and find the fishing charter that's right for you!