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The Reel Contender Fishing Charter

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Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
+1 850-259-2789
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Fantastic day fishing !!!

Went deep sea fishing with Captain Dave and first mate Ron. What a great experience. Captain Dave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
adrianhart01
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Kitchener, Canada
Excellent Fishing Experience!!

Captain David and First Mate Ron were absolutely fantastic on our fishing trip! I really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RossSawyers
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Hurst, Texas
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The Reel Contender Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach is a serious experience filled with fishing, fun and great memories. Captain David Burke has one goal, to help you, your family and friends enjoy a fishing experience that will not soon be forgotten. Our charters are perfect for everyone, from beginners to the most experienced, and can be scheduled near shore or off shore. Anglers looking for a more private, personalized experience are looking for a trip aboard the Reel Contender Charter boat.
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Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
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+1 850-259-2789

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went deep sea fishing with Captain Dave and first mate Ron. What a great experience. Captain Dave knows where the fish hide. First mate Ron kept great attention to our lines, quickly taking the fish off and rebating the hooks so we could continue to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain David and First Mate Ron were absolutely fantastic on our fishing trip! I really appreciated my initial contact with Captain David. The weather at this time is a bit iffy, and he did not want to go out if we were not going to...More

Thank RossSawyers
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Our four college age kids went fishing with Capt David today. THEY HAD THE TIME OF THEIR LIFE!!! Excellent communication in the days leading up to the trip. He was selective so they would have the best experience possible. His Co-captain Ron was really nice...More

Thank Deb K
Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

We had such a great time fishing with them all and really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Thanks so much for choosing us to fish with!

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Captain Dave and first mate Ron were awesome guides. Took the kids on their first gulf experience and it simply could not have gone better. Great communication right up to the trip. It was a day of “catching” not fishing. Put this on your things...More

Thank Chuckg64
Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Thank you for the kind words.We are so glad that you had a great experience and we sure appreciate you leaving us such a great review.

Reviewed November 27, 2017

Thanksgiving week fishing trip, Me my wife and our 16 and 20 year old sons had a blast. The boat is very comfortable, first mate Ron worked his tail off to keep us hooked up all day, Captain David took exceptional care to maintain our...More

Thank Jim P
Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Thank you for choosing to fish with us and we had a great time with your family!

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

My two friends and I booked a fishing excursion with Captain Dave during our Panama City Beach Vacation the week of November 13. Dave quickly responded to our questions and gave us plenty of notice on what time we’d be taking off in the morning....More

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Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

So glad to hear that you had a great time and we are very thankful that you took the time to leave us such a great review.

Reviewed November 19, 2017

We spent four hours with Mr. Mike and Mr. Ron. Great guys! They took us out about 8 miles from the PCB and we caught fish every time we dropped our lines. Came home with 50 keepers!!!!!!! Once we hit our limit, they took us...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Thank you for choosing us to fish with and we sure hope to have you back again. We appreciate you and your review!

Reviewed November 8, 2017

My son and I were looking for a great fishing trip and boy did we find it. We had heard the fish stories and read the outstanding reviews about Captain Dave and his first mate Ron, but to be honest we were a tad skeptical....More

Thank James L
Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

We are so glad you have us a chance and we really enjoyed fishing with you. Hope to have you back again in the future!

Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This was my first ever deep sea fishing trip and Capt. Dave made it a memorable one! We told him what we wanted to take home food and he took us right where we needed to be. He never shut the engines on the boat...More

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Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

Thank you for choosing us to fish with and for leaving us such a nice review, we appreciate you!

Reviewed November 1, 2017

My father-in-law and I were looking to book our first fishing charter. I went to trip advisor to read peoples reviews and read nothing but great things about Captain David, Ron and The Reel Contender Fishing Charter. We did a 4 hour trip and wish...More

Thank rtcorey
Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

We had a great time and sure hope we get to fish with you again in the future. Thanks for choosing our charter to fish with!

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wtrimble2017
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Response from Scot_311 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $700 for 4 hours and $850 for 5 hours. It is well worth it!
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Benjy L
April 30, 2017|
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Response from MeganBateman |
No there is not free fish cleaning. I believe it was like 60c/lb
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Benjy L
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
No it was not free but reasonable..60 cents a pound?
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