Fishing Charters & Boat Tours

Island Charters, located on beautiful St. George Island, Florida, offers a variety of fishing charters, custom trips and guided boat tours to provide a relaxing island escape or fun-filled family adventure.  Choose your excursion or let our experienced captains customize a trip that suits your needs. Our charters include the Apalachicola Bay & River, St. George Island, Gulf of Mexico state and federal waterways and surrounding areas.  

Fishing: Inshore | Bay

Experience a variety of fishing styles and locations around St. George Island, Apalachicola Bay, Apalachicola River and Gulf waters.  Our team of guides work hard to put you on an assortment of local species while making memories that last a lifetime!

 

SPECIES: Redfish, Tripletail (Sunfish), Flounder, Pompano, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Sea Bass, White (Sea) Trout, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Whiting, Sharks and many other saltwater species.

 

PRICE:

4 hours  ................. $   475.00 (incl 4 anglers)

5 hours  ................. $   575.00 (incl 4 anglers)

ADD ONS:

Additional hour ............ $   100.00 ea

Additional ppl (5-6) ...... $     75.00 ea

 

- CAPACITY: Price includes 4 passengers. Additional (over 4 ppl) = $75 each, 6 max -- ONLY if party is a mix of small kids and adults.

- MORE PEOPLE = LESS AVAILABILITY: Most Captains can only take 4 passengers. Please consider splitting large parties into two boats to run simultaneously.

- MAX PASSENGERS: Recommended capacity: 4 people. Packing the boat to capacity limits your options for booking certain captains, fishing many locations, how many can fish simultaneously, etc..

- INCLUDED: All licenses, bait, tackle and bottled water is included.

- FISH CLEANING: Fish cleaning options vary by Captain, but is included with many charters.

- WEIGHT LIMITS: Most vessels have approx. 1200-1800 lb limits [USCG fine: $1,000] 

- OVER CAPACITY VIOLATION: FINE OF $38,175 per day: USCG law for ALL vessels: 6 passengers max, NO exceptions to this FEDERAL LAW, despite age, size, participation in fishing, etc.

Captains will be fined $38,175 per day for hosting more than 6 people.

- PARTIES OF 7 OR MORE: Ask about our multi-boat charters to accommodate groups of 6 or larger. 

* Fish cleaning services for charters departing from Apalachicola vary and there may be a charge for this service, depending on the captain you are chartering with. Please discuss this option with the captain directly.

The captain's personal contact number will be included on your reservation.

Fishing: Offshore | 9 miles 

GULF OF MEXICO STATE WATERS: UP TO 9 MILES

Our Gulf State Waters charter offers an offshore experience, less than 9 miles from land.  This exciting journey includes a combination of top water trolling and bottom fishing for Red Snapper, Mangrove (Gray) Snapper, Lane Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel, Cobia, Grouper, Flounder, Sea Bass, Triggerfish, Spanish Mackerel, Porgy's, Grunts, a variety of Sharks and many more surprises.

5 hour charter  ............. $   775.00  (incl 4 anglers, 6 max)

ADD ONS:

Additional hour ............ $   100.00

Additional ppl (5-6) ...... $     75.00 ea

 

- CAPACITY: Price includes 4 passengers. Additional (over 4 ppl) = $75 each, 6 max.

- PREFERRED: Recommended capacity: 4 adults. 6 anglers max if party is mix of kids and adults.

- INCLUDED: All licenses, bait, tackle and bottled water is included.

- FISH CLEANING: Fish cleaning options vary by Captain, but is included with most charters.

- WEIGHT LIMITS: Most vessels have approx. 1200-1800 lb limits [USCG fine: $1,000] 

- CAPACITY VIOLATION FINE: $38,175 per day: USCG law for ALL vessels: 6 passengers max, NO exceptions to this FEDERAL LAW, despite age, size, angler participation etc.

Captains will be fined $38,175 per day for hosting more than 6 people.

- PARTIES OF 7 OR MORE: Ask about our custom charters, multi-boat trips, etc.

 

* Fish cleaning services for charters departing from Apalachicola vary and there may be a charge for this service, depending on the captain you are chartering with. Please discuss this option with the captain directly.

The captain's personal contact number will be included on your reservation.

Fishing: Deep Sea | 10-40 miles

GULF OF MEXICO FEDERAL WATERS: 10-40 MILES

For our deep sea enthusiasts, Island Charters has partnered with some of the best offshore guides in the Florida Panhandle. Our deep sea trips promise a day of rod bending action over the blue water reefs and wrecks of the Gulf of Mexico. 

 

Anglers can expect a combination of bottom fishing and trolling for a variety of big game, including several species of Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi, King Mackerel, Cobia, Sea Bass, Triggerfish, Spanish Mackerel, a variety of Sharks and many other deep sea surprises.

 

6 hour charter  ............. $   1175.00

7 hour charter  ............. $   1275.00

8 hour charter  ............. $   1375.00

ADD-ONS:

Additional hour ............ $     100.00

Additional ppl (5-6) ...... $       75.00 ea

 

- All licenses, bait, tackle, bottled water is included.

- Fish cleaning and packing fish varies by departure location*. 

- Recommended for 4-6 anglers (teen/adult); not recommended for young children (ages 1-6).

- A $75 charge will be included for each additional passenger over four, up to six, max.

 

* Fish cleaning services for federal offshore charters vary by captain and there may be a charge for this service, depending on the captain you are booked with. The captain's personal contact number will be included on your reservation and we recommend discussing this service directly with your captain upon booking.

Fish & Fun Charter

For a boating adventure that satisfies the whole family, join Island Charters for one of our custom "Fish and Fun Adventures". This all-in-one trip can be customized by offering a little bit of everything, you set the duration. We can drop part of the group off to do some shelling while the anglers enjoy some fishing, or everyone can participate together. Your trip, your way!

 

3 hour charter  ........... $   375.00

4 hour charter  ........... $   475.00

ADD ONS:

Additional ppl (5-6) .... $     75.00 ea

- Additional passengers (over 4 ppl) = $75 each, 6 max.

- All licenses, bait, tackle and bottled water is included.

- Fish cleaning and packing is included on most charters.*

- Recommended for 4 anglers, unless the group is a mix of kids and adults.

- Our boats have approx. 1,200-1,800 lb weight limits. Overloading beyond manufacturer's capacity is a USCG violation, resulting in termination and fines up to $1,000. Please provide information if your group will exceed weight capacity.

* Fish cleaning services for charters departing from Apalachicola vary and there may be a charge for this service, depending on the captain you are chartering with. Please discuss this option with the captain directly. The captain's contact info will be included on your reservation.

Dolphin, Shelling, Sunset & River Trips

If a relaxing day on the water is what you need, we've got the trip for you! Whether it's picking up shells on one of our uninhabited islands, sightseeing along the breathtaking Apalachicola River or cruising out to enjoy a gorgeous sunset, we'll customize the perfect excursion to accommodate your group.

 

* All sightseeing trips include 6 passengers at no additional charge.

 

2 hour charter  ........... $   275.00

3 hour charter  ........... $   375.00

4 hour charter  ........... $   475.00

 

- Parties of six are permitted on our sightseeing and combo trips at no additional charge.

Our boats have approx. 1,200-1,8000 lb weight limits. Overloading beyond manufacturer's loading capacity is a USCG violation, resulting in termination and fines up to $1,000.

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