BOOK NOW! Call or text 850-428-2352 to schedule your fishing trip!


West Bay Fishing Charters offers private fishing excursions with one-on-one attention and interaction — the perfect fishing trip for families, novice fishermen, small groups, individuals, and diehard anglers.

  • Bay Fishing Charters
  • Family Fishing Charters
  • Corporate Fishing Trips (small groups should inquire)
  • Senior & Snowbird Fishing Trips
  • River Tours
Whether you want the excitement of fishing on the bay with a local guide, or just a relaxing day on the water with your family, Captain Scott will cater your trip to your needs.

Why book a fishing trip on the West Bay in Panama City Beach, Florida?

This less-fished jewel of the Emerald Coast offers less boating traffic and great local catch opportunities. Trout, redfish, flounder, catfish, and sheepshead are just some of the species you will be catching.
Catch of speckled trout
Charter Fishing Trips
Gone Fishing


When you book your fishing trip with West Bay Fishing Charters, we will chat with you personally to get information about your group and desired trip.

General information that will help in your planning:

  • Fishing trips are offered year round, weather permitting.
  • Boat can accommodate 1 to 6 people.
  • Family friendly! Well-behaved kids of any age are welcome.
  • Handicap accessible.
  • Bait, tackle and fishing license are included.
  • Catch and release; or keep what you catch.
  • We will clean and pack your fish at the end of the trip.


Fishing Charter Rates:

4 hour trip – $120.00 per person
6 hour trip – $170.00 per person

*Veteran and Senior discounts are available. Please call to inquire.
** If you have “non fishing” members of your group, please call to discuss a modified rate.
*** Trips are often available on short notice. Give us a call at 850-428-2352 to check availability!

Have more questions? Wondering what you should bring? Check out our FAQ »


Captain Scott Chandler (aka Capt. Scotty) is a true country boy, raised along the Gulf Coast, and a proud United States veteran (USMC). He’s a married family man, and has successfully raised 5 children. With a passion for fishing and the outdoors, he’s been running charter fishing trips for 4 years, and has been fishing for 45!

Captain Scott


Explore the West Bay on a 20’ bay boat that seats 4-6 passengers. The T-top covering provides a shady spot to relax out of the sun and sip a cool beverage. Interested in jumping in the water for a quick dip? Just ask. Captain Scott is happy to cater your fishing trip to accommodate special requests as much as possible.

West Bay, Panama City Beach, Florida

6511 Laird Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32413

We are located under the bridge on FL-79, 4.5 miles North of Hwy 98.

West Bay Fishing Charters

Look for our sign @ the dock!

We are beside B.F.E Restaurant, across from Boon Docks Restaurant.

Call or text 850-428-2352 to schedule your fishing trip!