Welcome to Kelley Girl Panama City Beach Fishing Charters

Looking for Panama City Beach Fishing Charters? Fishing charter knowledge and experience is everything. Kelley Girl Panama City Beach Fishing Charters is a family run and operated business. Captain Mark Kelley was born into a family of fishermen. Both, his Grandfather and Father were commercial and charter fishermen. Captain Kelley turned his passion into a successful business over the last 35 years. Captain Kory Freed is also apart of the Kelley Girl Panama City Beach Fishing Charters team and has been in this business for 21 years. Whether you’re a first time fishermen or have years of knowledge, we happily welcome all levels of experience and love to share this passion with everyone who gets on the boat with us.

Choosing to fish with us means you’ll be in good hands with a very experienced and passionate deckhand. Our goal is to ensure we have a safe and fun day on the water and provide you with everything you need to reel in the big ones!

Call us today to schedule your Panama City Beach Fishing Charters.

FAQ and Trip info

Looking for a Fishing Charter company in Panama City Beach? Look no further. Kelley Girl Fishing Charters has a variety of trip options available and the experience to give you a fun and successful trip out at sea.

The Kelley Girl is a 52. ft. Fishing boat and the Lady Kelley is a 55 ft. boat. We have plenty of fishing room for up to 20 people on the Kelley Girl and/or 20 on the Lady Kelley. Our boats have bathrooms, air conditioning and exceed the U.S. Coast Guard regulations. Captain Mark Kelley of the Lady Kelley and Captain Kory Freed of the Kelley Girl are always ready to reel in the big ones. The Captains at Kelley Girl Charters have plenty of fishing experience to make sure you have a fun and successful trip!

We offer 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 16 hour trips as well as a 2-day trip. Shark Fishing trips are also available. Kelley Girl Charters also offers trolling and bottom fishing.

Trolling: you catch King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Dolphin, Bonita and Blue Fish.

Bottom: you catch Red Snapper, White Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack and Trigger Fish.

A deposit is required upon booking a trip. We accept MasterCard & Visa.

Thank you, The Management at Kelley Girl Charters.

Average gratuity is 15% of the total price of the trip. Prices can be adjusted according to fuel prices. We do require a $300 deposit if one boat is chartered and a $500 per boat deposit if two or more boats are chartered.

What to Bring

Food & Drink: We ask that you provide your own food and drinks for the trip. Coolers are permitted. Alcohol is allowed but please refrain from bringing liquor.

Sun Protection: The Florida sun is very strong so make sure you bring sunscreen. Bringing a hat and sunglasses would be helpful, too.

Seasickness Medication: If you struggle with motion sickness, please consider bringing an over the counter medication. We want you to enjoy yourself!

Coolers For Your Catch: Andersons Seafood Market will clean your catch for a fee.

What We Provide

Fishing License & Knowledge of Laws: Kelley Girl Charters provides Fishing License & knowledge on current laws in regards to size and catch limits as well as available species. We know where and how to catch it and what we can catch and keep.

Rods, Reels, Hooks, Weights & Lines: All the fishing gear you need for a successful trip!

Experienced Deckhand: Experience is key to helping you catch the big ones!

“Company” as used in this policy statement means “Charter Boat Kelley Girl and Lady Kelley.”

Payment for charter is due in full prior to vessel departing on trip. A cash deposit or valid credit card number is required to reserve a future day and time for chartered trip. If a trip is canceled prior to 14 days of departure, customer will receive a full refund of the deposit. If the trip is canceled 24 hours prior to the departure or within 10 days of departure, a deposit of $300 will be required and non-refundable. If a trip is canceled within 24 hours of departure, 100% of the total fare is due to the company. Any party charged for cancellation of a trip without 10 days of departure will be refunded the amount charged for any of the following reasons:

  • if the vessel reserved is rehired by another party for the same type of trip
  • inclement weather would have prevented the vessel from departing
  • the vessel is unable to depart due to mechanical failure

This policy remains in full effect and may be viewed at any time aboard any vessel owned or operated by the company.

When a loved one passes away, we know families strive to grant their wishes. Kelley Girl Charters offers cremation trips that allow up to 20 family, friends and loved ones to gather and mourn, remember and celebrate the life of the deceased. The cost of a cremation trip is $600.

Kelley Girl Charters will take you about three miles out and away from other boat traffic to give you the privacy you need. We’ve had a variety of ceremonies take place on these trips. From traditional ceremonies to 21 one gun salutes, Kelley Girl Charters will let you have any kind of ceremony you wish.

We are so very sorry for your loss.

Welcome to Panama City Beach! If you’re just visiting, here are some accommodation options in the heart of Panama City Beach and a quick drive from where Kelley Girl Charters is located.

La Quinta Inn & Suites

(850) 234-3133

7115 Coastal Palms Blvd,

Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Hampton Inn- Panama City Beach

(850) 236-8988

2909 Thomas Drive

Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Our Crew

Our Experienced Captains & Deckhand

Captain Mark Kelley

    Captain Mark Kelley

    Owner & Captain
    Garrison Rosie

      Garrison Rosie

      Captain & Deckhand
      Captain Kory Freed

        Captain Kory Freed

        August Redding

          August Redding

          Captain & Deckhand