Fishing in Pensacola

Anyone who has been here will tell you that charter fishing in Pensacola is unique. Surrounded not only by the Gulf of Mexico and the prolific Pensacola Bay, but also an endless chorus of flats, sounds, inlets, bayous, and rivers, as well as the Intracoastal Waterway; there are endless opportunities for anyone looking to book an inshore fishing charter in Pensacola. The Bay is rich with everything from bragging-size Reds to Spanish Mackerel and Grouper. If you choose offshore fishing in Pensacola you'll find Dorado, Tuna, Grouper, Snapper and even Sailfish. For diving enthusiasts, you have popular sites such as USS Oriskany (worlds largest artificial reef), USS Massachusetts and the 400-foot freighter Antares, hosting a vivid variety of marine life and feisty game fish. When you're looking to go diving or go fishing in Pensacola the options are endless!

Known For

Sugar sand beaches and the emerald green waters of Pensacola Beach, unlimited charter fishing opportunities for any type of angler, Palafox Historic District, Fort San Carlos de Barrancas, Historic Pensacola Village, St. Michael’s Cemetery, Pensacola Lighthouse, Vietnam Memorial, National Naval Aviation Museum, Fiesta Days Parade, Johnson Beach, Saenger Theatre

Rules & Regulations A fishing permit is not required for fishing on board a guided charter or other for-hire vessel in possession of a valid charter or captain license

Captain Rick Barberi

Capt. Jeremy Hogue

Buck Wild

Trips starting at $400
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Captain Kenny Way

Trips starting at $450
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Corey Maxwell

Doubled Up Charters

Trips starting at $450
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Captain Victor Wright

Vitamin Sea

Trips starting at $1100
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Captains John Fagan & John Carleton

Captain Andrew Zierk

Hooked on Charters

Trips starting at $500
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*Interested in fishing a tournament? Are you booking a corporate event or multiple boat trip? Contact one of our agents directly at or 1-855-9-HOOKIT.