Destin Nearshore Fishing

Starting at $900 | 4 - 8 Hours | Nearshore | 6 People | Trip #1169

About Your Trip

Hop on board with Captain Chris and explore the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village"! The nearshore waters around Destin are a great spot to catch some sought-after fish without going too far from the dock.

Captain Chris will help you target a variety of species on this 4 to 8-hour nearshore ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Sea Fox
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines

About Your Guide

9 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Chris
Captain Chris runs fantastic family-friendly nearshore fishing charters out of beautiful Destin, Florida.

His Saltwater Fishing Charter originated in Cincinnati, Ohio (hence the name!) when Captain Chris' father took him out for a day of fishing. A young Captain Chris caught his first Largemouth Bass and he was hooked!

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Start Location

214 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541, United States | Bodies of water fished: Gulf Of Mexico

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Boat Restroom


Live Bait

Yes, at an additional fee


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.


Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Bull Shark, Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Red Grouper, Red Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Gigging, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Snacks & Drinks. Rods, Reels, dead bait and Tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable (but if the weather is too bad to go out, you will still receive a refund).

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

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We came to Florida to beat the 3F temps in Michigan. We wanted to have a private salt water fishing charter and decided on this company based upon the number of very positive reviews. We also had met a guy who runs a dive company and told us we would ...Read More

Tricia R.


We had an amazing day fishing! 4 hours fishing starting at 8am and about 36 degrees, our day was so good! We caught fish and enjoyed not having to bait our hooks or take fish off the hooks. I can’t even count how many fish we caught and Chris recommended ...Read More

Jeff T.


As advertised! Captain was waiting on us when we got there. Started right in and welcomed everyone and explained what to expect. One kid was very nervous and the captain worked with him to make sure he enjoyed himself as much as the others. Captain was patient and coached the ...Read More

Jimmy G.


Great experience with chris he fished hard moving around until we reached our limit! He even helped my handicap uncle Until he caught a fish we will be back thanks chris

Scott B.


Had a wonderful time. Captain was courteous and knowledgeable to a very amateur group. A solid 5 hours of action and adventure. We went home with some great memories and dinner for the evening. Would highly recommend to anyone and everyone. Will definitely be back next time we are in ...Read More

Andrew O.


Chris worked his tail off to make sure the four of us had a good time! He was knowledgeable, funny, and a great teacher! We caught over 100 fish!!! We would highly recommend this trip and will definitely be coming back to fish again!

Aprilly O.


Amazing day on the water!!! This was our second time fishing with Captain Chris and it did not disappoint!!! Started out catching tons of triggerfish, red snapper and mingo snapper…but nothing compared to the catch of the day…a 6 foot BULL SHARK!!! 🦈😳 Thank you Chris for an AMAZING and UNFORGETTABLE day ...Read More

Bridgett P.


I would 100% book this charter again! My husband and I were down here on our honeymoon and Capt. Chris did everything to make this day so special and make me feel very relaxed. We both had never did a charter fishing boat before and I was terrified once we ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!