Come on down to St. George Island and Apalachicola Florida for relaxation and fun on the water! Leave work and the hustle of life behind treating yourself to an exotic adventure right here in Florida's Forgotten Coast.
Studies show that being close to the water can relieve stress. Captain Doug can take you fishing inshore or offshore (state waters). If your not into fishing, he can customize a tour for you and your family. Shelling tours are also available.
Serving St. George Island, Apalachicola and Eastpoint, Florida Captain Doug is near by and may can even pick you up by boat on the Island. Contact Us today for More Information!
Hundreds of Clients Later! There is a lot more to charter fishing than people realize. Our goal is to fish everyday whether we have a paid trip of not. There is no substitute for time on the water.
Not only does Captain Doug truly enjoy fishing but he loves seeing other people catch fish. Our inshore and near coastal charters are mission focused and high energy! The mission is to put you on the fish and give you an experience you will remember for the rest of your life. Captain Doug has taken hundreds of clients fishing and exploring the Apalachicola Bay. Book your trip with Captain Doug today!
If you’re up for a fishing experience in Apalachicola Bay in Florida, look no further! Captain Doug Chason is a passionate angler who’s been fishing all his life, and he’ll be happy to show you around the area and take you to some of his best fishing spots. His goal is to create a wonderful experience you’ll remember for years to come.
You’ll go out in his 25’ Champion center console boat, which is perfect for exploring the flats and inshore waters of the area. The boat can comfortably fit up to 6 people with 4 being able to fish at the same time. There’s also plenty of storage, so feel free to bring whatever you think you’ll need.
Capt. Doug will provide you with all the equipment you’ll need, and you’ll be using mainly Penn rods and reels. He’ll provide live bait, as well as a fishing license.
You’ll prowl the shallow waters of the area, targeting fish such as Redfish, Sheepshead, Flounder, Tripletail, and Speckled Trout. You’ll be doing a lot of casting, so it’s recommended that you have a little experience with it in order to get the most enjoyment out of your trip.
Kids 9 and older are welcome to tag along, but make sure to bring life jackets for their safety. Show your children the beauty of spending time in nature and make this a trip they’ll always remember! Pack some snacks and drinks for your refreshment, as well as some sun protection so you can enjoy your day. Come explore the rich waters of Apalachicola Bay with Captain Doug Chason, and make some lifelong memories!
Red Snapper Season 2021
The 2021 Red Snapper season has not been determined yet, but we are already getting ready! Red Snapper minimum length requirements are 16 inches, and you may keep 2 fish per person. The charter Captain/Crew does not get to keep a limit and you must only use non-stainless, non-offset circle hooks and possess a dehooking device. Our Red Snapper trips only go within state waters because we are not federally permitted. Soon dates will be determined, and we hope you will let Captain Doug Chason take you to catch some Red Snapper. Red Snapper Trips run $700 for a Half Day and you may take up to 4 People. Fishing licenses, Bait, tackle and fishing cleaning included in this price.