“Red Snapper Smash”

Starting at $2200 | 6 - 10 Hours | Deep Sea | 6 People | Trip #4719

About Your Trip

This trip starts at the docks in the Harborwalk Village of Destin. Upon arrival you will meet with your captain or one of our associates. If your charter begins at 6am that is when your charter boat will set off from the docks.

Your charter service starts with a cruise ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Detroit Diesel 8v92TI-6
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
This fishing trip uses the 52C' Hatteras Sportfishing Convertible "Done Deal" and has been recently refitted to current Offshore Sportfishing Yacht Standards. This 52' Sportfishing Yacht is Captained by Rusty Gilbert, and he gets you fishing very comfortably, with the newest Dual Simrad Navigation/Chartplotter/Sounder, w/ Radar systems. Enjoy resting in salon with 4.6 Tons of Heating & Air Conditioning, listening to SirusXM radio played on Sony Home Entertainment Surround Sound System, or watch the 55’ LCD TV w/Directv (also connected). A new interior, including granite countertops in the Galley (kitchen) with sink, microwave and full utensils. Two separate, full baths downstairs with 2 bunk rooms and master suite. The salon (living area) offers one full sized sofa and separate sectional sofa allows for easy napping between fishing holes for your party. She has been updated & retrofitted to keep the "“Classic Hatteras”" feel with the main goal of, fishing in mind! This boat is Federally Permitted/

About Your Guide

30 Years of Experience
Offshore fishing is what most people think of when they think of Destin, FL. After all, this is where you’ll find some of the biggest fish in the world. If you’re hoping to land a trophy fish or some big red snapper, you’ll want to head offshore on the "Done ... Read More

Start Location

76 Harbor Boulevard STE A, Destin, FL, USA | Bodies of water fished: Gulf Of Mexico

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Deep Sea

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.


You can play your own bluetooth music.

Boat Restroom


Air Conditioning

This boat has air conditioning.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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

Federal Permit

This boat is federally permitted to go deep offshore.


Gag Grouper, Lane Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Mangrove Snapper, Red Grouper, Red Snapper, Scamp Grouper, Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper, Wahoo


Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
What to Bring: A Great Attitude that you’re about to make awesome memories on your adventure! Cooler (or use one of ours), Personal Drinks, Small Lunch or Afternoon Snack for Full Days, Light Snacks for Half Days, Towel -Sunscreen (lotion only, please no spray), Hat, Beach Attire, & Camera, and Cash gratuity for the Captain/Crew. What is Included: 52' Hatteras Sportfishing Yacht, U.S. Coast Guard Captain, "Capt. Rusty Gilbert" w/ 30yrs experience offshore fishing in Destin, FL! Insurance, Safety Equipment per the U.S. Coast Guard UPV, Charter Boat Fishing License per the State of Florida, F.W.C. up to 6 passengers. Federal Reef and Pelagic Permit per NOAA/National Marine Fisheries up to 6 passengers. We only use the Newest PENN & Shimano Fishing Tackle (Rods and Reels). We also give you a Tutorial how to land "“The Big One”" from the Mates, "Shag" or "Ernie"! Frozen Bait (you have to catch the live bait)! Terminal Tackle; ie. Hooks, Leads, Fluorocarbon Leader Material, Swivels and Lures. More Tips and Tricks from the Pro's! Fish Ice and Drink Ice in our coolers. Then, Fish Cleaning at Harborwalk Village at our boat slip.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Your Outfitter
This trip is managed by an outfitter. Christian will be your point of contact and you will go out with one of their guides.
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 14 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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

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Cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip.

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!