Spring Nearshore Splash

Starting at $1650 total | 6 Hour | Deep Sea, Nearshore | 1 - 6 People | Trip #2646

About Your Trip

Spring into action with Captain Matthew on an action-packed outdoor adventure in Destin, Florida!

Captain Matthew will help you catch Destin’s pelagic fish such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), and even Sailfish. You can also bottom fish for Red Snapper, Vermillion (Mingo) Snapper, and White Snapper, all depending on the season.

For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 ... Read More

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
38 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Matthew
Captain Matthew has been fishing in the Destin, Florida area since 1987. He's always had a passion for deep sea fishing since day one, and his first jobs were on party boats out of Destin. Then after high school, Captain Matthew spent the next few years commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.

At the age of 21, Captain Matthew received his 100 ton USCG Captains license and began operating a 65’ party boat out of Destin, Florida.

After a year, Captain Matthew returned to ... Read More

Start Location

210 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541, United States

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Buddy Davis
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Cummins QSM-11
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
Air Conditioning, Fighting Chair, GPS, Fishfinder, Bed, Flybridge, Live Bait Well, Kitchen, Refrigerator, Multimedia System, Outriggers, Tuna Tubes, Ice Box

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Deep Sea, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Boat Restroom


Air Conditioning

This boat has air conditioning.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


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

Federal Permit

This boat is federally permitted to go deep offshore.


You will need your own tackle.


Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Spanish Mackerel


Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks. Rods, reels, tackle, ice, bait & fishing licenses 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
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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

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Have questions? Call us at 833-227-8246


Clint K.


Captain Matt and his crew were awesome. They took my two grandchildren and I on a great fishing trip. The fishing was great, caught a lot of fish. The kids loved it. The kids caught fish till they were wore out. I definitely would recommend this charter to anyone looking ...Read More

Brent H.


It was a great day to have a great day. I wanted these guys to have a great experience fishing out in the big waters. From the moment I message Capt. Matthew it was first class. He answered any questions I had. And he and deck boss Steven delivered big ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Well, all I can say is... the captain and first mate seemed to be good people. We eventually caught a limit of barely keeper red snapper, which is cool until you walk down the dock and see folks with red snapper twice as long, several, as ...Read More

Matthew S.


Absolutely fantastic experience, great fish and a great crew!

Sean G.


We had an amazing time!!


Verified Review Fishing

We had great trip! Matt and Taylor worked really hard to make sure we had a wonderful experience. Highly recommend!

Brian R.


This husband and wife crew (Matt and Christian) was extremely family friendly. Boat was clean and very comfortable. I cant think of anything else they could’ve done to make my young kids (2.5 and 4.5) feel more comfortable and have a better time. Would recommend this outfit ...Read More

John S.


We are locals who wanted a small family trip during the COVID-19 madness, and booked a 6-hr charter for 5 of us (PM). We had an absolute awesome experience and caught our limit of Red Snapper. We almost brought a Cobia onboard, but he lived to see another day. ...Read More

Brandon P.


Captain Matt and Mr Sean were extremely accommodating and nice. Great for families. They were both obviously extremely experienced. How Sean managed to keep 2-9 yr olds, 2-14 yr old girls and 2 old first timers in the water was incredible. He literally never took a break from the time ...Read More

Barbara S.


We had a wonderful time; first for all of us, including 2 grandchildren ages 11 & 13. They loved it, as did we adults! We caught some fish out of season that had to be returned to the ocean, but the ones we did catch were delicious for ...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!