Panama City is a very popular vacation destination. While most people think of Panama City as a wild spring break destination, there is plenty to do here for the whole family and it calms down tremendously after the college students’ spring break. Panama City, covered with 27 miles of beaches, is absolutely beautiful. There are many attractions and outdoor activities available. Snorkeling, diving, boating and fishing are just a few of the popular water sports.
As far as the fishing goes, there are many options in Panama City, Florida. There are plenty of fishing charters available for some outstanding inshore and offshore fishing. Surf fishing is available as well as pier fishing. In this area, anglers target redfish, sea trout, flounder, sheepshead and many other species of fish inshore. Offshore, grouper and snapper are most popular when they are in season. Cobia, amberjack, wahoo, blackfin tuna, kingfish, dolphin, sailfish, marlin and many other fish are available offshore depending on the season. Take a look at our Panama City Fishing Tips page for more fishing information.
See How It Ranks
|Panama City Beach||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||2||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||2||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Accessibility to fish||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||-0.75||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|