Bite Back Charters, LLC

Capt. Jason Downs Gulf Breeze, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured
Bite Back Charters, LLC-Person
4.78 out of 5 stars

Bite Back Charters is your premiere choice for Pensacola fishing charters! We pride ourselves on getting lines tight, putting smiles on faces, and creating lifelong memories for each of our customers on every trip. Our friendly and courteous crew’s top priority is delivering you a safe, professional, and fun-filled fishing trip that is full of catches! We welcome children and anglers of all experience levels to join us for an action-packed day of Pensacola deep sea fishing! 


Captain Jason Downs will be leading the way on your North Florida fishing adventure. Captain Jason has a lifetime of experience fishing the local waters and has been running Pensacola fishing charters for over 9 years. Nothing makes Capt. Jason happier than being able to take out other enthusiastic anglers and show them how great Pensacola deep sea fishing is. He loves to meet new people and he will eagerly answer any questions you may have on all your trips with him. 


Our fishing charters set sail out of Gulf Breeze, Florida. Captain Jason will work very hard to put you where the bite is hot. We may end up exploring the nearby fishing grounds of Pensacola, Perdido Key, Oriole Beach, Navarre, Pensacola Beach, and many other wonderful locations along Florida’s Emerald Coast. 


All the excitement begins the second you step foot onto our gorgeous 26ft Twin Vee Catamaran. This vessel was made for Pensacola fishing charters! Her set of 140hp Suzuki engines will power us to all the fishing hotspots quickly and smoothly. On deck, you will find outriggers, GPS, radar, a wireless trolling motor, a live baitwell, and all the latest fish finding technologies. You and 5 of your friends and family members will have more than enough room to enjoy Pensacola deep sea fishing. 


We offer 2,3,4,5, and 6 hour trips that are perfect for beginners and veteran fisherman alike. You are provided with all the fishing gear, bait, lures, and fishing licenses needed for a tremendous day of Florida fishing. We will clean and fillet any catch you are able to keep at the end of each trip at no additional cost. Don’t forget ask Jason his recommendations for restaurants on cooking your catch! 


Pensacola offers some of the best fishing in the entire world and our aim is for you to take full advantage of all the amazing opportunities this fisherman’s haven provides. Some of the species we love to target on our Pensacola fishing charters include Amberjack, Tuna, Wahoo, Porgy, Marlin, Wahoo, Sailfish, and Red Snapper. 


Book a trip with Captain Jason Downs and Bite Back Charters today for a Pensacola deep sea fishing experience that will have you coming back for more year after year! 

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

Shoreline Park, Gulf Breeze

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Trips start at $500

4 Trips

1-6 guests

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2005 26' Center Console

140 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances



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Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Lets go get em! The 4hr is the perfect short trip for inshore or nearshore. We will typically target mackerel, trout, redfish,blackdrum and vermilion snapper depending on season.  

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Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

One of our most popular trips. Just long enough to get out there and chase the big fish but short enough to be back by lunch! Great trip for larger crews or families with that young but eager angler!

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Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 6:00am to 12:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Our most popular trip, we head out in search of full coolers and big fish on these trips!

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Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 6:00am to 2:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Depending on season, our 8hr trips will take you deep to pull for big game such as dolphin (mahi), wahoo, tuna and billfish! Best for crews of 4 or less but a great opportunity to experience big game fishing at a great value!
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Latest Fishing Report

    Fish Species

    Banded Rudderfish
    Black Drum
    Blackfin Tuna
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel
    Lesser Amberjack
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Mahi Mahi
    Mangrove Snapper
    Red Grouper
    Red Snapper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    White Marlin
    Yellowfin Tuna

    Additional Details

    Safety Features

    • Life Jackets
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • First-Aid Equipment
    • CPR-Trained Crew
    • EPIRB
    • Flares
    • VHF Radio


    • GPS
    • Fishfinder
    • Radar

    Boat Gear

    • Casting Platform
    • Livewell
    • Outriggers
    • Wireless Trolling Motor

    Fishing Techniques

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

    Fishing Policies

    • Children Welcome
    • Clients Keep Catch
    • No Illegal Substances

    Price Includes

    • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
    • Fishing License
    • Fresh or Live Bait
    • Lures
    • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

    Minimum Age

    • 6 year min for fishing but younger can be discussed with Capt depending on trip type.

    Fishing Location

    • Inshore
    • Nearshore
    • Offshore
    • Reef
    • Wreck

    About the Vessel


    Capt. Jason Downs

    Boat Type

    Center Console

    Boat Length


    Year Built


    Engine Manufacturer

    Suzuki DF140A

    Number of Engines


    Engine Horsepower

    140 HP

    Customer Reviews

    Bite Back Charters, LLC-Person
    4.78 out of 5 stars
    • Created Dean Buckley

      It was a very good trip and we would recommend him to our friends. We have all agreed that we would go on another trip with him. However, there were two issues. 1. Communications. I was not able to talk with him until late the day before the trip. It made me nervous about the trip. 2. The trip he had the day before caused him to be behind and he wasn't as prepared as he should have been for our trip. Rigs weren't setup so there was a delay in several of us getting started. Backup rigs were not ready to go in the event something happened.

    • Highly Recommend

      Created Erica Barney

      Jason was very clever with his techniques on how to catch snapper and other fish as well! He knew exactly where to take us for us to catch fish. We actually got a fish within the first 5 minutes. I would definitely recommend him to anyone!

    • Had an Awesome Trip

      Created Mackenzie Simons

      Had an awesome trip with Jason!! He knew right where to go to catch the fish! Even 2 sharks! Will definitely be back and know he will take care of us!

    • Definitely Recommend

      Created Wesley Spivey

      I had the pleasure with fishing with Capt.Jason he put us on the fish within minutes. Very knowledgeable Capt. Definitely recommend booking a trip with him to catch the fish of a lifetime!

    • Great Fishing Knowledge

      Created Steven Humphreys

      We went out today for some snapper, and Jason got us on the reds immediately. Within literally 15 minutes, we had 4 nice (10 pound plus) fish in the cooler before heading further out. He put us on a great spot with some HUGE reds and mangrove snapper, largest red was almost 19 pounds and 3 of the mangroves were in between 8 and 9 pounds! And we got a Mahi-Mahi while out there to top it all off. If im ever in need of another charter trip, bet your ass its gonna be with captain Jason. Overall, just a phenomenal trip on a comfortable boat. Cant beat it. Thank you.

    • Great Charter!

      Created Donny Miley

      I've fished all over the country with some of the best guides in the business. I'm getting ready to book my third trip this year with captain Jason Downs. He has consistently produced fish while other guides have struggled. He's great with beginners and can definitely show the experienced angler a thing or two. I can't say enough good things about him and Bite Back Charters! He truly is the best of the best!

    • Friendly Guide

      Created John Miller

      Tough day and rough seas today but Jason made sure my kids had a great time. You can tell he truely loves fishing. Great boat, comfortable ride. Would not hesitate to book another trip. And the 7.5 lb trigger was a nice kicker.

    • Loved my trip

      Created Matt Wegener

      I've never been on a smoother - riding boat or fished with a captain that has more knowledge on how to catch a wide variety of species. It's a no-brainer, book him today for your next trip!

    • Had a blast!

      Created Matt Fant

      Jason put my friends and I on the fish. We all had a blast and put some fish on ice. My only regret is not going twice during my vacation. Thanks again Jason.