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Next step charter fishing in the Bay

Looking for a longer trip and to practice some new fishing skills with less hand-holding from your captain? The Choctawhatchee Bay provides the perfect classroom.

Unlike trips in the Gulf, which require more time to get to the best fishing holes, fishing in the Bay will have your poles in the water right away. As Captain Jeremiah Mayville of Flat Attack Charters points out, a day on the Bay is all about fun and fishing all while building confidence out on the water. Working with an experienced captain like Lionel James aboard Lions Tale Adventures will set you up for success and ensure you have everything you need–from fishing licenses to bait to rods. Simply pack a cooler and head on out.

Your captain will take the time to provide as-needed instruction, while allowing your kids to bait and cast on their own. They’ll also be sure to share their secrets for tracking fish patterns, locating the best spots to target and protecting and conserving specific species.

TIP: Worried about what to bring on your trip? Your captain will have your bait, tackle and licenses covered. You should plan to bring, snacks (lunch if needed), drinks, and sunscreen (no spray) for a long day on the water. Ask your captain for anything else you may need.

Need help deciding which fishing adventure best fits you and your family? Check out fishing in Destin-Fort Walton Beach for details on inshore fishing, surf fishing and more.

Check out these charter partners that specialize in fishing in the Bay!


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