the premier 30A, Panama City Beach & Destin Fishing Charter

Rates and Info

Jennifer Matney: Booking/Guide Service Manager

JENNIFER BIO PIC sharpJennifer Matney comes from a Florida fishing background; she has spent the majority of her life around the water here in Florida. Jennifer’s knowledge of the area’s fishing is incredible, which is not hard to believe when she in contact with 10 fishing guides daily! Jennifer has been running the guide service for several years now and our clients know her well. She is THE most instrumental part of our team and incredibly capable of taking care of all our clients needs! Jennifer is also a mother of 2, and if booking your trip with kids, she knows what type of trips work and which don’t. Give Jennifer a call and I assure you will be in EXPERT hands!

Trip Rates

Flats Boat: 1 to 2 anglers $400.00 for 4 hours (half day) $50.00 an hour each additional hour.

Bay Boat: 1 to 2 anglers $450.00 for 4 hours (half day) $100.00 an hour each additional hour. 3 anglers $500.00 for 4 hours (half day) $100.00 an hour each additional hour. 4 anglers $550.00 for 4 hours (half day) $100.00 each additional hour.

Bay Boat Tarpon: 6 hour minimum

Bay Boat Gulf Wreck/Reef Fishing: 5 hour minimum

Bay Boat 2 HOUR Afternoon KID trip: Cant get the Kids up early? Don’t think they will last 4 hours for our Half-day trip? $350.00 for 2 hours.

Tarpon Flats Boat: Full day only, Fly only. 1 to 2 anglers $650.00

Louisiana Redfishing: Full day only, Fly/light tackle. $700.00


Trip Includes

All Gear is provided (Rods, Reels, Lures, Flies). You are welcome and encouraged to bring your own.

Water and Cooler w Ice, you are more than welcome to bring any Food or Drink.

What to Bring

Hat, seems obvious but make sure to have one.


Polarized Glasses, Amber or Copper lens color are what we use

Fly Rods:
6-8 wt’s Redfish
10 wt’s Jacks
12 wt’s Tarpon

Flyline: WF Floating lines are the standard, if something we are doing needs a “sink tip” type line you guide will have one.

Raingear: We Never leave home without it!! At least a Rain jacket. Even in the heat of Summer it can get uncomfortable to be wet.

Fishing License

*FLORIDA-you DO NOT need a fishing license, you are covered under our guides license!

*LOUISIANA-you can purchase Licenses in 3 day increments, ask for a 3 day Non-Resident Louisiana Fishing License. The cost is $10.00 and you can purchase it by phone w/ a credit card (Visa or Master Card). The phone # is: 1(888)-765-2602 and operators are available 24/7. You will need to ask for a (Code 79) Non- Resident License. The Operator will give you a Number to write down and carry w you while fishing, this number is your license.

Please Note: 20% deposit to be held @ time of booking via: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Personal Check or Cash. This charge will be completely refunded if your trip is cancelled due to weather or mechanical failure. Weather cancellations are at the discretion of the captain. If a client requests cancellation between 7 and 3 days before the trip, your deposit 50% will not be refunded. If cancellation occurs within 48 hours of scheduled trip, the customer will be charged in full. Cancellations must be submitted by email in writing to:


Charter fees are to be paid with cash or check to the guide after your charter. If you wish to charge your trip to your credit card a processing (5%) fee will be added to the charge.

Gratuities are customary.