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The Reel Contender Fishing Charter

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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...more
3605 Thomas Dr, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
+1 850-259-2789
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All reviews captain dave catching fish snapper trigger fish amberjack great trip king mackerel out of season hooks baited amber jack fish cleaning deck mate brought home deck hand spanish mackerel filet these guys
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I booked a charter with captain David Burke of the reel contender and we are beyond satisfied!! That man knows where the fish are and how to catch them, we were so worn out after limiting out on AmberJack, we also caught...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Nicholas E
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Just got a nice haul of fish with these guys, captain David knows where the fish are and he knows how to catch them. We all wore ourselves out with amber jack, black and white snapper, beeliners, scamp, gag grouper, red grouper, the list goes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeremy E
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t have asked for a better 6 hr trip. If your wanting to catch fish and know you did when your done, book with Capt David. Great guy and he will find the fish one way or another. I can highly recommend him. Definitely will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ejyoung0122
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Awesome day on the gulf. Captain Dave and Mr. Mike are a couple of pros. They put us on the fish. We brought in just shy of 200 lbs of excellent eating fish. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Dave and Steven are the absolute best. They always work to accommodate and as I like to say with them you go catching not fishing The weather was perfect and we caught about 85 fish. Kids had a great time. Don’t waste your money with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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
April 30, 2017|
Response from MeganBateman |
No there is not free fish cleaning. I believe it was like 60c/lb