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The Reel Contender Fishing Charter

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Another Great Trip

Dave and Steven are the absolute best. They always work to accommodate and as I like to say with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tcul
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Reel Contender is the Real Deal

Booked a 4 hour with Capt. Dave off recommendation from trip advisor. I took my 12 y/o daughter and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zimmerman L
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The Reel Contender Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach is a serious experience filled with fishing, fun and great memories. Captain David Burke has one goal, to help you, your family and friends enjoy a fishing experience that will not soon be...more
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3605 Thomas Dr, Treasure Island Marina, Panama City Beach, FL 32408
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+1 850-259-2789
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dave and Steven are the absolute best. They always work to accommodate and as I like to say with them you go catching not fishing The weather was perfect and we caught about 85 fish. Kids had a great time. Don’t waste your money with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a 4 hour with Capt. Dave off recommendation from trip advisor. I took my 12 y/o daughter and 9 and 6 y/o sons. We caught 47 keepers and had a blast doing it. Capt. Dave gave my kids a day the will never forget....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Dave will definitely put you on the fish awsome time with friends best fishing trip ever thanks captain Dave and Steven

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fishing charter I have been on, they want one thing....to get you on fish. Call them you won’t regret it. From sea to table in two hours

Thank jermgene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for vacation on July 4th.and Captain David worked us into his schedule and we are so glad he did. He and his crew will put you on the fish, just be ready when you get there. My wife and 2 teenage sons went...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I've lived in the Panhandle all my life and never had a captain put me on so much fish! Went out with a group of six on a five hour trip and came back with three huge coolers full of nice big fish. We all...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Captain David got us on the fish from the get go! We landed several hogs! The deck hand hustled all day long! What a great experience with great people! If your going to book a trip I would Recommend the Reel contender any day! Now...More

1  Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Once again, Reel Contender made our PCB trip! My son said this was the best one yet, not only because of the size and amount of fish caught, but his dream of reeling in a bull shark came true! While we couldn't pull it in...More

1  Thank autismmom1
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My friend and I took our teenage sons on a 5 hour trip. We quickly caught our limit on Red Snappers and then worked on catching Vermillion Snapper, Black Snapper and Grouper. Great trip! The ship mate Anthony was awesome. Definitely worth it.

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Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your trip and we hope to fish with you again in the future.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

capt dave is rated at the top of trip advisor for a reason. he treats you like family while on the trip. you will catch your limit of fish. we recommend him highly. you cant loose with him

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Reel C, Owner at The Reel Contender Fishing Charter, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our service!

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Response from Scot_311 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $700 for 4 hours and $850 for 5 hours. It is well worth it!
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Benjy L
30 April 2017|
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Response from MeganBateman |
No there is not free fish cleaning. I believe it was like 60c/lb
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Benjy L
30 April 2017|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
No it was not free but reasonable..60 cents a pound?
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