Starting at $8400 | 24 - 72 Hours | Deep Sea | 6 People | Trip #924
Prepare to enter the “Land of the Giant Fish” on this 1, 2, or 3 day adventure with Captain Matthew!...Read More
You’ll be reaching the further reaches of the gulf (180+ miles) on this overnight charter, fishing the offshore rigs and drill ships in as deep as 12,000 feet of water. These waters are very productive for Yellowfin Tuna, but there’s no end to what you could catch. Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Sailfish, Red Snapper (depending on the season), Tilefish, Grouper, and many other species will be on the menu as well.
Captain Matthew is more than happy to accommodate your day’s goals and interests. No matter if you strictly want to target one species, fish tag and release using live tunas (typically for Marlins), or make it a Captain’s choice, Captain Matthew will lead the way!
For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP.
The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water.
Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain 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....Read More
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 commercial fishing and remained in the commercial fishing industry for ~10 years.
In 2011, Captain Matthew was granted the opportunity to captain a private sportfishing operation and excelled at catching billfish and deepwater bottom fish like Snapper and Grouper.
Captain Matthew is a calm, cool and collected Destin fishing charter captain who looks forward to hosting your and your family and friends for an unforgettable day on the water.
210 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541, United States
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You can play your own bluetooth music.
This boat has air conditioning.
This trip has multiple pickup locations.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
This boat is federally permitted to go deep offshore.
You will need your own tackle.
Blue Marlin, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Sailfish, Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Tilefish, Wahoo, White Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna
Bottom Fishing, Deep Dropping, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling
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Our 4.9/5 average review score speaks for itself and we've got you covered with our 100% Weather Guarantee.
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 for a good day on the water. I will be seeing you again Matt thanks again.
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 time. We were on fish at every stop on the trip and caught our limit. We threw back as many as he brought in because we were always on fish and the red snapper weren’t in-season. It was a terrific trip with Championship.
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 well as other keeper fish. Then when you get to the pay window.... the lady wants to haggle with you over 80 bucks. I tipped what I felt was a good tip. She insisted on the extra 80. I tossed her 100. Keep the change. Not coming back. Sorry Brody. You're a good dude.
Absolutely fantastic experience, great fish and a great crew!
We had an amazing time!!
We had great trip! Matt and Taylor worked really hard to make sure we had a wonderful experience. Highly recommend!
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 for a young family. Steve, the mate, was awesome and spent much time teaching the kids how to hook the bait and drop and reel the lines. Caught some great Spanish mackerel.
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 Matt and his deckhand, Sean, worked to ensure we all stayed on the fish and I can’t express how grateful we are to their professionalism and knowledgeable skills in helping our group enjoy a fantastic day on our local waters. We were out about 12 miles, and could just barely see the 300ft tower on Eglin’s Santa Rosa Island test area. At one point, we were above a large group of sharks, who were smarter than us fishing novices—they robbed us of our live bait. The air conditioning inside was a welcomed respite from the summer Sun. Watching dolphins playing throughout the trip brought laughs and squeals from everyone. A fantastic charter for making family or couple memories together. Bravo to Captain Matt! We have your business card and we aren’t scared to use it for another adventure! God Bless!
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 we left the dock, to the time we returned. Highly recommend.
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 dinner! Trigger Fish, White Snapper and Squirrel. Matthew and Christian filleted them at the end of our trip. All three were superb with the kids and us ,,, very patient and encouraging. Great family fun I would recommend to anyone.
Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin
Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin