Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Showtime Fishing Charter

Where does Showtime Fishing Charter fish?

We fish the Panama City Beach area, including Gulf of Mexico.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Amberjack, Cobia, Mahi-Mahi, Gag Grouper, Red Grouper, Scamp Grouper, King Mackerel, Bull Shark, Red Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Wahoo


Where in Panama City Beach to we meet our guests?

We meet at Showtime Charters ( 5550 N Lagoon Dr, Panama City Beach, FL 32408, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here: https://license.gooutdoorsflorida.com/Licensing/CustomerLookup.aspx

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!


Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.


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Embark on an exhilarating fishing adventure with Showtime Charters, the premier choice for outstanding fishing trips in Panama City Beach, FL. Led by the seasoned expertise of Captain Ashton Lewis, Showtime Charters offers anglers of all experience levels the opportunity to reel in trophy fish amidst the stunning backdrop of Panama City Beach's pristine waters. Committed to exceptional customer satisfaction and fueled by a deep passion for fishing, Showtime Charters promises an unforgettable day on the water, brimming with excitement, camaraderie, and cherished memories.

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