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Choctawhatchee Bay Fishing Charters invites you for an unforgettable inshore fishing adventure out of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

The charter is owned and operated by one of the best captains around, Captain Brad Bishop. He has spent over 20 years of his life on the water, working and fishing. He will use this vast knowledge and experience in guiding you to the best spots and fish.

The town of Santa Rosa Beach is conveniently located on the Choctawhatchee Bay which offers outstanding fishing year round. You can fish for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Cobia, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, and Jack Crevalle.

With the latest big addition to our fleet – a 35ft SeaHunter, we now offer Offshore Fishing Trips where you can bottom fish for Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack and a variety of other reef fish, as well as trolling for Kings and Mahi, and sight fishing for Cobia and Tarpon.

Depending on the season and the fish you want to target, Captain Brad will take you to the places he knows produce good amounts of fish.

We offer five different trips…

Morning

4 hour inshore bay fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Mangrove Snapper, and Jack Crevalle.

Trip includes all tackle, license, and bait. Just bring a small cooler with your drinks and snacks.

Price: $550 (4 people)
Additional people are $50 each
(6 people maximum per trip)

Departure Time: 07:00

Return Time: 11:00

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Afternoon

4 hour inshore bay fishing for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Mangrove Snapper, and Jack Crevalle.

Trip includes all tackle, license, and bait. Just bring a small cooler with your drinks and snacks.

Price: $550 (4 people)
Additional people are $50 each
(6 people maximum per trip)

Departure Time: 13:00

Return Time: 17:00

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Night

3 hour inshore bay fishing for Redfish and Speckled Trout around dock with lights.

Trip includes all tackle, license, and bait. Just bring a small cooler with your drinks and snacks.

Price: $350 (4 people)
Our night fishing trips are for up to 4 people maximum per trip.

Departure Time: 19:00

Return Time: 22:00

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Multi Boat

We have 3 bay fishing boats that can accommodate up to 18 people in total.

Trip includes all tackle, license, and bait. Just bring a small cooler with your drinks and snacks.

Price:
$1,200 (2 boats -12 people)
$1,800 (3 boats – 18 people)

Our multi-boat trips can be booked for morning, afternoon, or night trips.

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Offshore Fishing Trips at Choctawhatchee Bay

Offshore Fishing Trips

Take an offshore fishing trip on our 35ft SeaHunter, you can book a 6 hour or 8 hour trip for up to 6 people, with bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack and a variety of other reef fish, as well as trolling for Kings and Mahi, and sight fishing for Cobia and Tarpon

Trip includes all tackle, license, and bait. Just bring a small cooler with your drinks and snacks.

Price:
$1,200 (6 hours)
Plus $150/hr for additional hours

Our offshore trips can be booked for a time of day which suits you, once your booking has been confirmed, Captain Brad will be in touch to discuss departure and return times for your trip.

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World class fishing with Choctawhatchee Bay Fishing Charters

Captain Brad operates a 23’ Sea Fox center console. Powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots, this boat is a beast on the water. It will get you to the desired fishing grounds quickly and in comfort.

You will love the T-top as it provides the much-needed shade in the hot Floridian Sun. Choctawhatchee Bay Fishing Charters’ boat is equipped with all the USCG approved safety gear, electronics, and a wireless trolling motor for the extra shallow waters.

Captain Brad’s number one priority is safety and putting meat in the boat. He will provide the necessary fishing gear including rods, reels, terminal tackle, and a fishing license.

“Seeing our clients with the biggest smiles on their faces after hooking up on a big bull Red is priceless. We look forward to booking trips with everyone!”
– Captain Brad

Pickup can be arranged at a location convenient to you anywhere from Panama City to Destin.

Testimonials

Had a great trip with Captain Brad. Caught my first sheepshead and several ocean trout among many other interesting and larger catches.Captain Brad worked hard to make sure fish were caught and that everyone had a great trip! I highly recommend Captain Brad and plan to use him charter on any future trips to the area!

Sandy Raddle Carnahan

I have fished with captain Brad several times now. I highly recommend booking a trip with him. Brad has always put us on the fish. He goes the extra mile to find the big reds and trout.

Mike Riley

Great day on the water with this very experienced Captain! Top notch boat, equipment, and knowledge of the water. My husband and I highly recommend using this charter service! See you soon!

Karissa Ignasiak Bell

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