Gulf Coast Nearshore Adventure

Starting at $800 | 4 - 8 Hours | Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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Amberjack, Cobia, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Triggerfish


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

About Your Trip

Go aboard with Captain Craig for a nearshore slam! On this trip you can spend anywhere from a half to a full day on the offshore waters of the Gulf targeting incredible species. You and up to 6 of your family and friends will be setting out from Pensacola, FL, in search of Amberjack, Cobia, Kingfish, Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and more. Who knows what you might hook in the wild nearshore waters?

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Contender
Boat Length: 25 ft
Year Built: 1986
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 300 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor

About Your Guide

Captain Craig has been running charters for over three decades. He has fished all over the Gulf and beyond, and he's won several sportfishing tournaments. Captain Craig is not your average captain, and his trips are extremely informative and consistently successful. Book a trip with him and you can be confident you'll have the trip of a lifetime!


Tony W.


December 6, 2022



very professional friendly experience captain craig was awesome, We fished all day had a great time we caught lots more fish but couldn’t keep them all. limited out on snapper in about an hour after we started fishing i would recommend this for family or just the guys day out ...Read More

Kaitlin D.


February 4, 2002



We booked pretty much last minute and Craig worked with us to get us out AND even let us bring our dog out who had a moment with a dolphin! We went out and fished for our bait and then went to a snapper spot and hit our limit within ...Read More

Robert D.


November 6, 2022



I had a great time, I have been fishing my whole life and this was one of the best experiences I have had. Capt Craig is a very experienced, seasoned captain. He has some amazing fishing spots and we caught a lot of fish. I will most definitely fish with ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.

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 QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code 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.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

3485 Chief Mate Drive, Pensacola, FL 32506, United States