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Fishing in Panama City Beach

Fishing in Panama City BeachWhether you’re a novice fisherman or an experienced angler who packed your lucky rod & reel for the trip, Panama City Beach offers an abundance of fishing fun for everyone! Surf fishing, pier fishing, jetty fishing, and charter fishing, PCB has it all!

With artificial reefs, wrecks, and the charter captions own secret spots, you’re sure to catch that big one when out at sea! Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Maceral, and Flounder the Gulf of Mexico is full of yummy and fun to catch fish. Florida even offer’s a few license free fishing days in the spring, summer, and fall!

Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don’t yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license. On these days, the fishing license requirement is waived for all recreational anglers (residents and non-residents).

All other rules (e.g., seasons, bag and size limits) apply.

License-free Freshwater Days
• First Saturday and Sunday in April
• Second Saturday and Sunday in June

License-free Saltwater Days
• First Saturday and Sunday in June
• First Saturday in September
• Saturday following Thanksgiving

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Looking to take a charter fishing trip?
Panama City Beach has tons of experienced captains that can fill you in on everything you’ll need to know about fishing in the Gulf – and put you right on the fish!

Tomcat Fishing Charters
4.8 mi · 3605 Thomas Dr
(850) 303-2210

Private Charters Sport Fishing
4.8 mi · 3605 Thomas Dr
(850) 867-8391

Top Deck Fishing Charters
4.9 mi · 5325 S Lagoon Dr
(850) 819-8471

Reel Commocean Charters
4.9 mi · 5323 North Lagoon Drive Slip 5
(850) 236-0056

Libra’s Love Charters, LLC
4.8 mi · 5550 N Lagoon Dr
(850) 814-8748

PC Florida Fishing Charters
4.3 mi · 6502 Bridge Water Way
(229) 296-9975

Capt. Anderson’s Marina
4.8 mi · 5550 N Lagoon Dr
(850) 234-3435

Gotta Believe Charters
4.8 mi · 3605 Thomas Dr
(850) 234-9409

Panama City Beach Fishing Charters
5.6 mi · 4607 State Park Ln
(850) 867-2952

Legendary New Beginning
4.8 mi · 5550 N Lagoon Dr
(850) 348-0186

Treasure Island Party Boat
4.8 mi · 3605 Thomas Dr
(850) 230-9222

Anchored Charters Guide Service
5.0 mi · 102 Cove Creek Ln
(850) 814-5045

4.9 mi · 3901 Thomas Dr
(850) 271-0184

Charter Boat Freedom
4.8 mi · 5550 N Lagoon Dr
(850) 774-4344

Jubilee Deep Sea Fishing
4.9 mi · 3605 Thomas Dr
(850) 236-2111

First Light Charters
3.0 mi · 3909 Vega St
(850) 230-8086

Family Tradition Boat Charters
6.9 mi · 1201 Beck Ave
(850) 819-4610

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