Papa Bear's Fishing Charters LLC

44 reviews
In demand!

Operating out of Riviera Beach, Florida, Papa Bear’s Fishing Charters is in prime position to take you on a deep sea adventure. Captain Rudy Neumann has been fishing these waters for over 3 decades and knows what it takes to provide a reel-screaming fishing experience!

Capt. Rudy fishes with his son Michael, the first mate. This dynamic duo caters to their customers’ requests while staying in tune with the fishing conditions on the day. Rudy began this charter company in memory of his dad – he hopes to pass the love of fishing his father instilled into him onto his customers.

They will guide you through the full range of sportfishing techniques available on Florida’s famous east coast. Whether you want to kite fish for Sailfish, bottom fish or drift over the reefs and wrecks, they’ll walk you through the experience.

Your trip will take place aboard a 28’ Grady White boat. This classic vessel has ample space for up to 4 anglers fishing at once. Fitted with serious fishing amenities, a hard top, and seating, this boat will let you get the best of offshore and nearshore fishing. The enclosed restroom and kitchen mean even longer trips will be comfortable.

You’ll be provided with quality rods and reels by Penn and Shimano. Lures are also included in the price, and quality live bait is available for an extra fee. You’ll also find light snacks and drinks waiting for you, so all you need bring is any additional food and drinks.

You can also have your catch mounted, for an additional cost. Capt. Rudy can make a small replica of your catch, or make a life-size mount based on measurements of the fish. To view replicas and fish mounts go to photos and videos! Each angler will also receive a small gift and you’ll also have an opportunity to purchase a T-shirt if you wish.

If you’re looking for a tailor-made experience with a friendly, family company, look no further. Papa Bear’s Fishing Charters’ friendly and professional service will make you want to come back for more.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    You'll be targeting Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Shark, and many more. All fishing gear and tackle are provided. You'll be fishing for Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, and Cobia while bottom fishing. You'll also do a little trolling for Mahi, Tuna, and Sailfish. There will be snacks and drinks on board for you too. Your fishing license for the day is included in the price. Live bait is extra if you want to purchase (100 for a dozen).
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 16 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    The action will be hot on this trip. Expect to target Shark, Snapper, Barracuda, and many more. You can ottom fish for Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish and sometimes Mahi if they happen to swim by. All the rods and reels are included, as well as lures, and even your fishing license for the day. Snacks and drinks are supplied on board as well.
  • Private trip
    4 hour Afternoon Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    4 hour drift fishing trip, bottom fishing over the reef and wrecks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Evening
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    This 4-hour trip begins around 5 p.m. The captain will prepare everything for you before you arrive. Once at the fishing grounds, can you can fish immediately. You'll be able to target Grouper, Barracuda, Kingfish, Snapper, Cobia, and many more. All rods and reels are provided, as well as your fishing license for the day. You'll also be provided with snacks and drinks, courtesy of the captain.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Morning
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    This 4-hour trip begins around 8 a.m. The captain will prepare everything for you before you arrive. Once you arrive at the fishing grounds, you can fish immediately. You'll be able to target Grouper, Barracuda, Kingfish, Snapper, Cobia, and many more. All rods and reels are provided, as well as your fishing license for the day. Snacks and drinks will also be supplied.
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About the Captain

Rudy Neumann
Riviera Beach, Florida, Estados Unidos
Angler's Choice
37 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
44 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since Septiembre 2018
My father brought me fishing as a small child. I had my first boat when I was 16 years old. Since then I have had boats as big as 32'. I have my son as my first mate and have my wife fill in sometimes. I have always loved being out on the water fishing with my family. I became a charter captain so I can pass this on to other people to enjoy. I fish out of lakeworth inlet and target areas from the breakers hotel to Hobe Sound when fishing the reefs. We offer a variety of trips from 4 hours to 8 hours. The 6 hour and 8 hour trips include some trolling for mahi and tuna. The 4 hour trips are for bottom fishing the reefs. I also give the option to troll on these trips for 100 fuel allowance. This will grant 1 hour of offshore trolling. We make your day fun!!!!

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Grady White (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1992. Powered by 2 225HP Evinrude E Tecs engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.91
out of 5 stars from 44 reviews
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Daniel D.
New Hope, PA
 5.00
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Dreams come trues

Febrero 7, 2020
Wow! What a great trip we had. This was my third trip with PaPa Bear and they get better each time. The seas were angry that...
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Daniel D.
Jamison, PA
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One of the best fishing experiences I’ve ever had! Captain Rudy consistently put us on fish. In all, I caught 7 different...
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Benoit P.
Montreal, Quebec
 5.00
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Sortie matinale mémorable!

VERIFIED   Agosto 9, 2019
Il s’agissait de notre première expérience de pêche en mer, 3 adultes et 1 enfant de 5 ans. Mike et Rudy nous ont donné...
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Katherine B.
Fruitland Park, FL
 5.00
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4 hr tour

VERIFIED   NEW  Mayo 23, 2020
Professional and fun.  Awesome time out. If one spot wasnt hitting we moved to another.  Didnt just get us fish,...
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Tim F.
King Of Prussia, PA
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Great Time

VERIFIED   Febrero 15, 2020
Great trip with the captain and his son on the Papa Bear.  The conditions were less than favorable, but they made sure...
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Fishing Reports

Couples delight

May 30, 2020

2 couples from daytona land sailfish dolphin. And 2 king fish. Amy Layne caught sailfish while Trevor her husband caught dolphin and kingfish . Nick caught first kingfish. Read Full Report →


7 yo michael boats nice mah mahi.

May 24, 2020

Great family from orlando fl. Rainy and windy day out fishing in 3 to 5ft seas. Boys did excellant. Mom and dad also . Ended up withmahi. Bonita. Porgy and released a mutton snapper that was to small. Read Full Report →