Bloodline Charters in Panama City Beach, Florida

Guided by Billy Van Wie

Inshore Nearshore

About Your Guide

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Captain Billy's main goal is to always achieve a high level of customer satisfaction with the service and experience that he provides. He has fished these waters for 30+ years, giving him the knowledge and experience needed to provide a great trip for you and your crew! It doesn't matter if you are here with your friends or family, everyone will have a great time so make sure to add a trip to your vacation must do's! Captain Billy and his team are thrilled you’ve decided to visit—please check out his trips to discover what fishing in Panama City Beach is all about.

Bloodline Charters Trips

When you step on board with Captain Billy, you're in for the fishing adventure of a lifetime! Whether you're an old hand or a total greenhorn, he'll make sure to get you on the fish and give you the opportunity to hook a lunker. On this trip, you'll focus on the inshore waters around Panama City Beach, FL. This rich fishery is home to a huge variety of sportfish, including Redfish, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Spotted Trout, and more. To get bites, you'll run trolling gear in combination with drift fishing on light tackle—both really fun ways to get fish hooked! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Billy's 22' Cape Horn center console, which is equipped with a 200-HP Yamaha outboard to give you a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your keepers! Captain Billy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catches. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Half Day Inshore Trip

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $188 / person

If you're looking for a truly epic shark-fishing adventure, come on down to Panama City Beach and get out there with Captain Billy! Because of their speed, strength, and size, sharks are definitely a step above regular inshore and nearshore species. On this trip, you'll be able to hook a couple different types, including Blacktips, Bullsharks, Hammerheads, Nurse Sharks, and even Tiger Sharks! You'll draw bites with cut bait, which sharks love. When a big one takes the hook, hold on—these fish can strip a reel in minutes, and they have incredible endurance as well. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Billy's 22' Cape Horn center console, which is equipped with a 200-HP Yamaha outboard for a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your catches! Captain Billy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Come on down to Panama City Beach and make some lifelong memories! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Half Day Shark Trip - 22’ Cape Horn

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $175 / person

If you're looking for a truly epic shark-fishing adventure, come on down to Panama City Beach and get out there with Captain Billy! Because of their speed, strength, and size, sharks are definitely a step above regular inshore and nearshore species. On this trip, you'll be able to hook a couple different types, including Blacktips, Bullsharks, Hammerheads, Nurse Sharks, and even Tiger Sharks! You'll draw bites with cut bait, which sharks love. When a big one takes the hook, hold on—these fish can strip a reel in minutes, and they have incredible endurance as well. At night, sharks are highly active and are in "hunting mode", making this an ideal time to catch them. Fishing on the ocean at night is also a unique experience—it's quiet, cool, and there's less traffic, plus, no need for sun protection! If you've never been on a night trip, let Captain Billy be your guide. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Billy's 22' Cape Horn center console, which is equipped with a 200-HP Yamaha outboard for a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your catches! Captain Billy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Come on down to Panama City Beach and make some lifelong memories! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Nighttime Shark Expedition

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $213 / person

Join Captain Billy out of Panama City Beach, FL for a big day of bottomfishing! On this trip, you'll be dropping lines deep to hook up a variety of nearshore reef species, including Snapper, Grouper, and even Goliath Grouper, one of the heaviest fish in Gulf! To attract bites, you'll be fishing a bunch of different lures and bait, jigging and bottomfishing where the big lunkers like to hang out. Captain Billy has tons of tips and tricks to help you hook a monster, and there's no better opportunity for a personal best than this trip! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Billy's 22' Cape Horn center console, which is equipped with a 200-HP Yamaha outboard for a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your catches! Captain Billy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Come on down to Panama City Beach and make some lifelong memories! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Targeting The Reefs

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $213 / person

Join Captain Billy out of Panama City Beach, FL for an epic trip focused on catching one of the biggest, baddest, heaviest fish in the Gulf! On this trip, you'll be dropping lines on heavy tackle to attract Goliath Grouper, an absolutely monste species that lurks in nearshore waters all around Florida. The largest Goliath Grouper can grow up to eight feet long and nearly 800 pounds! Although there are record fish out there, you're more likely to see Goliaths in the 100-200 pound range—still nothing to scoff at! To attract bites, you'll be fishing a bunch of different lures and bait, jigging and bottomfishing where the big lunkers like to hang out. Captain Billy has tons of tips and tricks to help you hook a monster, and there's no better opportunity for a personal best than this trip! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Billy's 22' Cape Horn center console, which is equipped with a 200-HP Yamaha outboard for a smooth, fast ride. She's also fully kitted out with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box for your catches! Captain Billy will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Don’t forget to bring food and drinks for the day, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Come on down to Panama City Beach and make some lifelong memories! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

Goliath Grouper Special

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $250 / person

Recent Reviews of Bloodline Charters

Cody

Verified Review Fishing

If you’re wanting to go out and rip some salt water fish lips Captain Billy is the man for the job. Me and my boys went out and with 5 minutes of our hooks being in the water we had fish in the boat.

Jessica

Verified Review Fishing

Absolutely wonderful experience! Billy was so helpful and showed us a life time experience! We saw dolphins, sharks, sea turtles and caught tons of huge fish! Billy was very respectful and outgoing! 5 stars!!!

Species

Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Flounder, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Hammerhead Shark, Kingfish, Nurse Shark, Redfish, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Tiger Shark, Vermillion Snapper

Techniques

Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Types of Fishing

Inshore, Nearshore

Start Location

Captain Anderson's Event Center, 5550 North Lagoon Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408, United States | Bodies of water fished: Panama City Beach

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