Panama City Fishing Charters
Welcome to North Bay Charters and to the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico in one of the top vacation spots in Florida, Panama City Beach. Take some time and come fishing with us.
Snapper, Grouper, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Trigger. Flounder, Sheepshead, Redfish, Sea Trout or Shark; we have the right set up for you.
We have offshore, inshore and shallow water boats to maximize your fishing experience. Our Captain, Larry Lemieux has been fishing these waters for over 25 years and will be sure you make memories with your friends and family. Give us a call at 850-527-6571 for more information. If you get Capt. Larry’s voice mail, he's fishing and will call you back the same day.
Fishing Season Update
Season opens March 1st and lasts until mid-April
This is a great shallow water fishing opportunity. The Grey Triggerfish is typically found over hard bottoms on reefs and rocky areas, in lagoons and in bays, at depths down to about 55 m (180 ft).
Season opens May 1st through May 31st
Angling techniques used to catch greater amberjacks include trolling at the surface with various artificial lures and natural baits.
Snapper Season Begins
Fees are based on the season and length of trip but range from $130 to $180 per hour. This includes all your fishing gear for light and big game fishing. There is an additional cost for fish cleaning and packaging $.75/lb. Trips will be confirmed by taking a 50% trip deposit. We give a 10% Discount for military veterans.
Customer is responsible for food and beverages. Alcohol is welcome (in cans only). No glass bottles.
Please ask us about any special requests.
For reservations call Capt. Larry
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What Kind of Fish will you catch?
The Gulf and Back Bay are full of Fish. Captain Larry fishes year round and knows the best kind of fish to target. Also there are limits and restrictions that Capt. Larry will explain when you call.
- Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper are open and catchable from March 1 to mid-May
- Shark fishing is open year round
- Amberjack (open May 1-31 and August 1 - September 30)
- Red snapper (June 1 - mid-July)
- Gag grouper (July 1 until mid-December)
- All other fishes, like King Mackerel, Sea Trout and Redfish and Flounder (open year round with size and quantity limits)
Book Your Fishing Trip
For the quickest response, it is best to call. If we do not answer please leave a message and we'll return your call as soon as possible.
We are located in the Captain Anderson’s Marina (behind Captain Anderson's):
5550 North Lagoon Drive
East Pier, Slip #2
Panama City Beach, Florida, 32408
If trip must be canceled due to weather or mechanical failure, trip deposit will be refunded in full. Weather cancellations are at captain’s discretion. Trips can be canceled outside of 14 days with no charge. Trips canceled 2 to 14 days prior to trip will be charged 1/2 of the trip cost. If we are able to refill the canceled trip with another trip there will not be a cancellation fee. Trips canceled within 24 hours or no shows will be charged the full price of the trip.