The Flounder is one of the most sought after fish in the ocean. They are one of the best tasting fish and can be caught throughout the year, but the fall is the best time to catch Flounder.

Call Capt. Michael Cowart at 850-532-0232 for additional information or to book your your adventure today!


There is a reason they call Tarpon the "Silver King", it is without a doubt the most spectacular fighting fish in the world! June and July are the best months to target Tarpon.

SPOTTED TROUT   Panama city fishing guides

Spotted or Speckled Sea Trout are among the most popular of all saltwater fish and fun to catch on light tackle year round. 

"I can honestly say that I have never been more impressed than I was with Capt. Michael. Not only did he put us on fish, he shared with us his tips and techniques we can use the next time we go fishing.

We had a blast and I would highly recommend Capt. Michael to anyone!" - John S.    Gainesville, FL


What's your adventure?

If fishing isn't your thing or you're looking for a special adventure, you don't have to look any further. There is so much to see and do in our bay and estuary system that it's hard to decide where to start. Here are a couple of the more popular adventures...

Dolphin Tours - Everyone loves seeing the dolphin, but during certain times of the year we get to experience the graceful Manatees as they migrate along the Emerald Coast.

Eco Tours - Head out and discover nature at its best on with a backwater tours, you will experience the real Florida and see how Pelicans and Ospreys feed, watch the majestic Bald Eagle soar overhead. Explore the fascinating IntraCoastal Waterway.

Capt. Michael Cowart proudly offers a 10% discount to all veterans, active duty personnel, first responders and their families. Please mention this when booking your adventure.

What I specialize In


YOUR ADVENTURE AWAITS - Guided Fishing Trips!

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ShallowTails Adventures Inshore Guide Service specializes in providing any angler, from novice to experienced, memorable guided fishing trips in the beautiful bays, marshes, backwaters and bayous that make this area a world class inshore fishery year round. Panama City's inshore bays and marshes are home to Red fish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, Sharks and Sheepshead as well as several other species. Captain Michael Cowart's vast knowledge and experience will ensure your ShallowTails Adventure will become a memory of a lifetime and your favorite fishing guide service!

REDFISH               Panama city inshore charter fishing

The Redfish has become one of the country's most sought after game fish. Pound for pound one of the strongest fighting fish in the world!