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The Reel Contender Fishing Charter

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Panama City Beach, FL, USA
About The Reel Contender Fishing Charter
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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Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain Dave and Stephen were great. Caught plenty of fish and they were very helpful. Our group was 3 old salts and 3 young bucks (ages 16, 15, and 14). They were helpful and I would definitely use these guys in the future - highly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Capt David Burke and deck hand Steven were absolutely amazing. We visited florida for one reason and that was to get some fishing in and boy did they make that happen. He almost made it look easy. Within the first 30 secs of dropping our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank mollyj732
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Captain David and his first mate were the “REEL DEAL” They took a group of 4 us out a good 25-30 miles off-shore to the point where you can’t see the high rise condos anymore. We caught so many fish that we had to take...More

Date of experience: April 2019
4  Thank mikev123456
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Our group of six (2 dads and 4 teenage boys) took a 4 hour trip with Captain David and Mate Steven.... we were glad we didn't book a six hour trip. The only reason I write that is because we were exhausted after four from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Pete S
Reviewed April 4, 2019

We spent about 3 hours on the Bays with Captain David and First Mate Steven. The weather was a little less than perfect - super windy - and the Gulf had a small craft advisory, so we stayed in the Bays. But, our outing was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank stacymscott2016
Reviewed March 17, 2019

If you are looking for a personal experience with your family or just you and a buddy this is a great opportunity to catch a variety, as well as lots of fish, while seeing the Gulf from an offshore view. The location is very easy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jcox6
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

Great experience. Caught over 100 pounds of Vermillion snapper, trigger fish, white snapper, and 2 goggle eyes. In just a couple hours. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to catch fish. We were limited on time due to our departure flight and Capt Dave worked...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alan S
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Had a great experience with Captain David and Steve. Limited out on vermillion snapper and trigger fish. Also caught almaco jack and white snappper. Caught about 30 red snappper but not in season. Over 75 lbs of fish! Can’t wait for the next trip Captain...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank garrettl472
Reviewed February 3, 2019

My neighbor and I booked Captain Dave and crew as a surprise for our spouses and children. The experience was incredible for them. It was non-stop enjoyable fishing and all 6 who went brought back the MAX pounds of red snapper allowed! So the trip...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DJ K
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

My dad, brother and I fished Christmas eve morning with David and he killed it!! He put the 3 of us on the fish from start to finish!! 3 man limit of grouper and tons more boated!! David put us on hot spot after spot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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April 25, 2019|
Response from bgbplb4819 |
What will be in season June-Aug. Family of 4, 10 hr day?
March 6, 2019|
Response from ReelC | Property representative |
Yes I provide all the license tackle poles and bait. Thanks Capt David
June 24, 2017|
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Response from ReelC | Property representative |
Price is for the boat for up to 6 people. If you don't have 6 that's fine I won't add anyone else it's a private trip. Thanks Capt David