A large cobia caught on a Pensacola Beach deep sea fishing trip

Welcome to Pensacola Beach!

The beaches here are acclaimed as some of the best and most beautiful in the USA. What most visitors overlook is the fantastic fishing in Pensacola Beach but you haven’t so let’s go fishing!

A large cobia caught on a Pensacola Beach deep sea fishing trip

Fishing Charters in Pensacola Beach, Florida for adventure loving beginners to hard core enthusiasts with Top Rated Fishing Guide Captain Kenny Lewis!

Inshore, Offshore, Nearshore, Deep Sea Fishing and Shark Fishing Trips

A guest angler holds a red snapper on a Pensacola Beach fishing charter

June 1 – July 31, 2024

Red Snapper Fishing with Captain Kenny!

Florida’s 2024 Gulf Red Snapper Season starts June 1st and runs consecutively through July 31st! There’s no better time to go fishing for Red Snapper than in the summer when warm gulf waters bring big red snapper closer to shore than at any other time of the year.

Don’t miss your chance to bring home everyone’s favorite reef fish, Red Snapper! Book your Pensacola Beach fishing charter with Captain Kenny while the day you want is still available! We fish for Red Snapper on Offshore trips in the Gulf of Mexico.

A family fishing for spanish mackerel in Pensacola Beach

Great Florida Fishing Begins in Pensacola Beach!

Pensacola Beach is known for it’s amazing variety of great fishing opportunities from inshore fishing in Pensacola Bay to deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.

Captain Kenny with a redfish in Pensacola Beach

Captain Kenny

TripAdvisor’s Top Rated Pensacola Fishing Guide Captain Kenny Lewis of Panhandle Charters & Guide Service

Captain Kenny's Pensacola Beach fishing boat

The Boat

27 foot Americat Catamaran with twin Mercury 150 HP motors and plenty of seating and deckspace

Pensacola Beach Fishing Trips with Captain Kenny!

A father and daughter with a king mackerel in Pensacola Beach

Offshore, Deep Sea Fishing in Pensacola Beach

For deep sea fishing in Pensacola Beach, the Gulf of Mexico has it all and great offshore fishing begins just a short ride from the dock.  On a Pensacola Beach fishing charter in the Gulf you can bottom fish the reefs for Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish and Amberjacks or go trolling or sight fishing for Cobia, King Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna, Bonita, Mahi-Mahi and Wahoo. The further offshore we go, the bigger the fish!

Inshore fishing in Pensacola Beach for redfish

Inshore Backcountry Fishing in Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Bay is Florida’s 4th largest bay and its extensive estuaries are rich habitat for the South’s favorite inshore species including Redfish, Flounder, Black Drum and Speckled Trout.

Twin sisters with two cobia they caught while deep sea fishing in Pensacola Beach

Nearshore Fishing in Pensacola Beach

You don’t have to go far offshore to experience great fishing in Pensacola Beach.  Plenty of great fishing takes place just off the coast of Pensacola Beach year round.  Depending on the season we can fish for migrating Cobia, schools of Spanish Mackerel and Jack Crevalle and even King Mackerel, Barracudas, Sharks and massive bull Redfish.

Shark fishing in Pensacola Beach, Florida with Captain Kenny

Shark Fishing in Pensacola Beach

Shark fishing in Pensacola Beach is off the hook! As the days get warmer, big sharks get closer to shore and by summer fishing for sharks in Pensacola Beach is in full swing. Sharks encountered on Pensacola Beach shark fishing trips include Bull Sharks, Hammerheads, Black Tip Sharks and Tiger Sharks.

Some images from Captain Kenny’s Panhandle Charters Photo Gallery

An angler with a mahi mahi

A guest angler with a Mahi on a deep sea fishing trip with Captain Kenny 

Deep sea fishing in Pensacola Beach for blackfin tuna

An angler catches a Blackfin Tuna while deep sea fishing with Captain Kenny

An amberjack encountered while bottom reef fishing in Pensacola Beach

An Amberjack caught while fishing the offshore reefs near Pensacola Beach

A family with their catch standing next to Captain Kenny's fishing boat

After bottom fishing the reefs near Pensacola Beach. Captain Kenny’s boat is in the background.

Red Snapper like these are common on the offshore reefs

Red Snapper are plentiful on the offshore reefs. Check with Captain Kenny about this summer’s Red Snapper season.

Big bull sharks like this one are often encountered in Pensacola Beach

A shark fishing trip with Captain Kenny of Panhandle Charters pays off big!  Shark fishing peaks in the summer.

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