Guided Fishing Charters from

Panama City Beach / 30A to Apalachicola

GoldenRod Fishing Charters, LLC. is a complete inshore and offshore fishing guide service operating from Panama City Beach / 30A to Apalachicola. We specialize in family-oriented fishing trips. Capt. Jason Whitfield has over 25 years of experience taking people fishing and he has spent countless days training Capt. Matthew Lewis. They can target fish for snapper, grouper, tarpon, amberjack, sharks, mackerel, triggerfish, redfish, trout, beeliners, and more. You'll love our light tackle. Our fast boats equipped with the best electronics mean that you'll get more time fishing and more family fun. 

Big fish catch


Enjoy 2 hours of inshore/nearshore trolling and a dolphin excursion designed to entertain kids under 12. Fish that may be caught are Spanish mackerel, skipjack, hardtail, bluefish, and occasionally, bonito, and king mackerel. Most of these fish are catch and release. 

Aboard our Stuart 27' or Young 24'

(passenger max: 6) -- $400

This is introductory level fishing. These trips usually take place in the afternoon following our morning offshore trips.

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Our fast, sleek boats equipped with the best electronics provide you with more time fishing and more family fun! Both boats are FEDERALLY PERMITTED, which allows you to fish state and federal waters for more opportunities. This sets us apart from most boats this size and speed. See our boat options under the BOATS tab!