Half Day Nearshore Fishing

Starting at $800 | 4 Hour | Deep Sea, Nearshore | 6 People | Trip #1596

About Your Trip

Head out on the water with Captain Larry for an outstanding day whacking the fish around Pensacola. For these nearshore trips, Captain Larry likes to target a variety of wrecks by bottom fishing with drop shots or jigs. He'll use cut bait, live bait, and shrimp to entice the waters ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Outriggers, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
4 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Larry
Captain Larry grew up fishing and has a deep love for the waterways around Pensacola and has always looked for an excuse to go fishing. He used to fish Bass tournaments until his friend took him out into the ocean. After that, he was hooked. For Larry, there is nothing ... Read More

Start Location

13948 River Road, Pensacola, FL 32507, United States | Bodies of water fished: Gulf Of Mexico, Pensacola Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Deep Sea, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for an additional fee.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You can play your own bluetooth music.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


Cobia, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Vermillion Snapper


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Deep Dropping, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Sight Casting, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Food and drinks sunscreen and raingear. Fishing License, Rods, reels & tackle, cut baits and live bait when available included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 5 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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Cancel for free up to 5 days before the trip.


Andrew S.


Caught a bunch of fish, saw some turtles, dolphins and had a great time! Def highly suggest! Great captain!

Tyler S.


Great trip. Definitely puts you on the fish. The boats clean and well stocked. Crew is very knowledgeable and polite. Can’t wait to go again!


Verified Review Fishing

Captain Larry and his first mate Blaine were absolutely AMAZING!!!! They took the time to get to know us and asked what we expected out of the trip. After learning our nine year old was a dolphin lover they made sure to take us to a few different ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Beautiful day, water was a little rough, we didn’t catch but a few fish. All in all it was a good trip, got to see some dolphins also.

Mercades M.


Had a blast today with my fiancé! It was our first time going off shore fishing and they were very patient with us. Caught a lot of fish and had a great time.

Andrew S.


Caught a bunch of fish, saw some turtles, dolphins and had a great time! Def highly suggest! Great captain!

Casey G.


Larry has nice equipment, clean boat and was real professional. Me and three boys had a great time fishing with him. We will be back again.

Rebecca S.


I can’t say enough how much we enjoyed ourselves. We plan to book with these amazing folks every time we return to the area. Our guide Larry and his sweet wife were never told that my son is on the Autism spectrum and the patience they showed him (and the ...Read More

Justin K.


Captain Larry was very communicative during the weeks leading up to the trip - as we kept an eye on Elsa. Trip was moved a day to have a smoother trip and smaller seas. The move paid off and we all had a great trip. Will be using Captain Larry ...Read More

Renee T.


This is a trip I have wanted to take for years!!! We fished right outside Fort Pickens and caught quite a few fish despite the bad weather coming in. Captain Mike made the best of the situation. Deckhand Figg was great with my special needs son and we caught enough ...Read More

Jason N.


Did a morning cruise with the Captain and saw several pods of dolphins up and down the coast. Although the fishing was slow, the Captain made every effort to get us lines in the water and try several spots. Definitely going back for an offshore trip when it ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

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We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
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