He offers many different fishing charters that explore the coastline along Port St. Joe, Cape San Blas, and Mexico Beach. He also brings people in to catch scallops by the boatload in St. Joseph Bay. You select the charter by deciding what you would like to catch with options to track down everything from tarpon to spotted sea trout.
He takes groups of up to four people on each trip, delighting them with tall tales and facts galore. The trips are always a blast for all involved, especially the kids who come along for the ride. Captain Mark ties their lines, tells interesting stories, and keeps the laughs coming, which makes the day go by fast. All keepers, including the scallops the captain himself, finds, go home with the group, ensuring they have a delicious dinner to go with their awesome time.
Their most popular fishing excursions include:
When you select the Bay Charter, you will head out on the Skeeter SX240 with Captain Mark at the wheel. Depending on your selection, you will go out for a half or full day in search for tripletail, redfish, flounder, black drum, and other awesome fish. You could even come across the ever-tasty spotted sea trout, which is sure to give you a good run for your money.
During scallop season, from July 25th to September 10th, you can join the captain on the search for these delicious mollusks — no fishing license needed. With a snorkel and a net, you can seek out the scallops and scoop them up to join the rest you have reserved for dinner. Captain Mark will join the hunt and throw his finds your way as well.
Spring and Fall Tours
The spring and fall months open the doors for the seasonal tour of the top spots for catching cobia, king mackerel, and red snapper. Since the season is so short for these awesome fish, trips outcome at a premium, but are well worth the expense.
Whether you want to go scoop up scallops or catch the biggest fish imaginable, you will need to dress appropriately for the weather and situation. You may only wear boat shoes that do not have black soles while on the boat. You should also bring along lunch and drinks, polarized sunglasses, sunscreen lotion, and a camera (or no one might believe your big fish stories). Also, do not forget to pack your lucky fishing hat. They supply all the other gear you will need while out on the water, including poles, nets, and snorkels.
With all their inside information about the best spots to go fishing, you will be excitedly calling, “Fish on,” before you know it. Not all catches are keepers, however, though all are incredible to see and release back into the water. From dolphin fish to sharks, and everything in between, there is always something fun to see on the fishing charters with Captain Mark.
– If you do not want to use previously-used snorkels, you are welcome to bring your own.
– Electing to take additional excursions on your charter trip can result in extra fees, so ask before agreeing to head someplace different.
– Although they accept online booking requests, you will not be scheduled until your deposit is paid and confirmed.
– All transactions paid with a credit card are subject to a $10 service charge.