Emerald "C" Fishing Charters

Emerald “C” Fishing Charters is a family-friendly company that offers exciting adventures out of Perdido Key, Florida. If you are looking to have a fun and action-packed day outdoors with your family and friends, you have found the right company. Emerald “C” Charters specializes in inshore and offshore fishing trips that could suit any angler, beginner to pro.

Step aboard a brand-new 25’ boat, which is a clean, seaworthy fishing machine. The vessel provides comfortable fishing space for up to 6 guests and is rigged with navigational electronics, including a GPS, a VHF radio, and a fish finder. A Minn Kota i-Pilot wireless trolling motor is fitted for a quiet ride, as well as a live bait tank.

Your day on the waters out of the “Lost Key”, as the locals call Perdido Key, will be a memorable experience for you, your friends, and family. Whether you are looking to butt heads with the offshore fish species, such as Red Snapper, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and many more, or want to chase Redfish, Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper or Flounder close to the shore – Emerald “C” Charters got you covered.

A trip with Emerald “C” Fishing Charters comes inclusive with all you need for a successful trip. You will be provided with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait, as well as the fishing licenses. If you decide to keep the catch, the crew will clean and fillet it for one hour after the trip, so that you could take it home with you and taste for dinner later. Feel free to bring your own food and drinks with you.

On your day out with Emerald “C” Charters, you will have a lot of bites so book a trip today and start counting down the days until your next trophy catch!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    This trip is the best choice for those who want to start their morning right – by fishing, of course. Ideal for a group of friends or a family, this trip will take you on an adventure to the deep blue waters where you'll be able to test your skills against some of the most magnificent deep-sea species.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    This is the trip you're looking for if you're an angler in search of an opportunity to try your hand at offshore fishing. The captain will take you to fishing grounds up to 9 miles offshore where you'll be able to target Snapper, Grouper, King and Spanish Mackerel, Cobia (when in the season), and many more species.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    Give yourself a couple of extra hours at the hottest spot of the day and test your skills against some seriously big fish. The 6 hour inshore trip will allow you to fish multiple fishing grounds and cover a lot of area to target a variety of species such as Redfish, Sheepshead, Snapper, Flounder!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    This is an action-packed charter for Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Trout, and many other species you could find without getting too far from the shore. All the equipment will be provided, along with one hour of fish cleaning, live bait, and licenses.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    A great option for any angler looking for a trip offering a solid introduction to the local fishery. This trip will see you fishing the inshore waters of Pensacola for a variety of species, such as Redfish, Red Snapper, Flounder, and many more.
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About the Captain

Craig Williams
Perdido Key, Florida, Estados Unidos
Angler's Choice
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
325 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since Agosto 2016
Over the last 20 years, Captain Craig has fished the waters of Pensacola, Gulf Shores, and Orange Beach, as well as Destin, Indian Pass, St. Joe’s Bay, Amelia Island, and Key West. Craig’s long love for the water and the smell of salt in the air has made him fulfil his lifelong dream of guiding. After 25 years in retail management, he decided to start his own charter company. Craig is passionate about making every adventure a great experience for all of his guests. He especially enjoys putting his younger clients on their first fish and seeing the smile on their faces. Captain Craig’s goal is to "Live life to the fullest every day".

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Sportsman (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
American Express
Checks
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.73
out of 5 stars from 23 reviews
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6 Hour Fishing Trip
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Angler Rating
18
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
94%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Lucy H.
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Capt Craig was excellent

VERIFIED   Junio 25, 2020
Capt. Craig was helpful with these first time deep sea fisherwomen in our crew!  3 Sons and 3 wives enjoyed the...
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Franklin, TN
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Morning trip

VERIFIED   Octubre 10, 2019
It was a very windy morning and decided to give it a chance. The captain Craig advised us it would be tough fishing. He was...
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