About Us…

Bali Hai Charters, located in the coastal community of Port St. Joe, Florida, offers family friendly, affordable inshore fishing trips, sightseeing tours, aquatic adventures and casual cruises on beautiful St. Joe Bay and the historic Apalachicola River system. Our specifically tailored charters are provided on new, spacious and comfortable vessels for maximum comfort, ease of use, and enjoyment.

Native…

Bali Hai Charters is a local, family-owned business, owned and operated by folks who were born and raised right here on St. Joe Bay.  We fished these waters and watched these beautiful sunsets all of our lives.  

We share a reverence for the Bay, the River, the resources they provide and the natural beauty they possess.   This is our home – we love and respect it so – and we cannot wait to share it with you.

Our Captains…

Tim Wilder

Tim Wilder

Head Captain

You’ll notice three things about Capt. Tim right away. First, you’ll notice that he’s a “people person” with a servant’s heart – he’s easy to spend time with. The second thing you will notice is his love for and knowledge of our beautiful Bay and River systems – this is his home. And the third his insistence that you have a good time on your charter…

Pete Wilson

Pete Wilson

Captain

Local fishing legend, Captain Pete Wilson, joined our crew in 2020 and will skipper fishing trips along with our own Captain Tim for Bali Hai Charters this season. Pete will use his generations of charter captain experience and Panhandle fishing knowledge to put you on trophy fish and show you the absolute best our area has to offer…

Mason McGuigan

Mason McGuigan

Captain

Captain Mason McGuigan was born in Tuscaloosa Alabama. He moved to Panama City in Middle School and has spent almost every summer fishing the waters of St Joe Bay.
Mason obtained his Captains license when he was 18 years old, he is a marine mechanic, Shark tagger for NOAA and is scuba certified….

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