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100% (4)
48 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Destin Fishing - 21’ Cape Horn

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22 ft 1 - 5 People $$
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Destin Fishing Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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All Day Deep Sea Fishing

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53 ft 1 - 24 People $$$
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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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trip description for Gulf Fishing Adventure in Fort Walton Beach

If you're looking to try everything that the Florida Panhandle has to offer, then this trip is your ticket! Get out there with Captain Joey and spend the day going after a wide range of popular gamefish species, including Jacks, Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia, Snappers, Groupers, and even the occasional Mahi. These classic Florida gamefish offer a little bit of everything—hard fighting, delicious eating, and amazing pictures! Captain Joey has a ton of experience catching prizewinners, and he will do everything he can to put you on the fish and give you the best possible chance to catch a champion. You'll be spending the day aboard his beautiful 24' Sea Hunt center console, powered by a 250-HP Suzuki outboard. This fast and versatile boat is perfect for fishing the different conditions you'll see in these waters, and can easily handle waters out to 10 miles. Captain Joey will provide everything you need for a perfect day on the water, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. His goal is for everyone to have a blast and to catch a bunch of fish! Remember to bring proper clothing, a hat, and sunscreen. Read More

Flats, Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Fort Walton Beach

Gulf Fishing Adventure

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Spring Break Special

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52 ft 1 - 19 People $$$
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trip description for Almost All Day Fishing in Destin

Head further offshore to explore the Destin's prolific Gulf waters anywhere from 18-25 miles offshore! These 10 hour trips give Captain Kyle more time to implement a couple different techniques to catch different pools of species. Trolling these offshore waters can solicit a Mahi, Wahoo, Mackerel, or even a Tuna bite, while bottom fishing Captain Kyle's favorite reefs and offshore structure opens the door to a plethora of species like Grouper, Snapper, and Big Jacks. This trip is a great experience to catch some fish to bring home or to reel in just for a photo! Read More

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Almost All Day Fishing

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing in Destin

Head further offshore to explore the Destin's prolific Gulf waters anywhere from 18-25 miles offshore! These 8 hour trips give Captain Kyle more time to implement a couple different techniques to catch different pools of species. Trolling these offshore waters can solicit a Mahi, Wahoo, Mackerel, or even a Tuna bite, while bottom fishing Captain Kyle's favorite reefs and offshore structure opens the door to a plethora of species like Grouper, Snapper, and Big Jacks. This trip is a great experience to catch some fish to bring home or to reel in just for a photo! Read More

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Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

100% (1)
40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for All Day Deep Sea Fishing in Destin

Climb aboard with Captain Trey for an exciting day of offshore fishing only a short run off the coast of Destin, FL! The blue waters off of Destin are a great place to chase some of the beautiful gamefish that Florida and the Gulf of Mexico are known for. On this all-day deep-sea fishing trip, Captain Trey will typically either bottom fish for species like Snapper, Grouper, Tilefish, Jacks, or Shark, or troll for species like Wahoo, Kingfish, Mahi, Tuna, and Marlin. The best part about these longer all-day trips is you'll have time to try it all! Just let Captain Trey know what you want to catch and he'll get you the best setup and some expert tips. Everything you reel in is yours if you want to keep it (and it's in season), and Captain Trey will happily clean any keepers. You'll be fishing aboard a luxurious 53’ G&S sportfish that can up to 15 anglers. Powered by twin Cummins engines combining for a whopping 1340 HP, she'll get you to the prime offshore spots in a hurry! This well-equipped vessel comes with all the necessities including GPS, the latest sonar and fishfinding technology, a Live Bait Well, an Ice Box to store your catches, and a Fighting Chair. It also boasts comfortable amenities such as Air Conditioning, a Multimedia System, a Microwave, and a comfortable head on board as well. Captain Trey will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Join Captain Trey for an offshore excursion like you've never seen! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

All Day Deep Sea Fishing

100% (1)
53 ft 1 - 24 People $$$
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trip description for Destin Fishing Adventure in Destin

Get out there with Captain Payton for an exciting fishing adventure on the waters off Destin, FL! Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn some basics or a more experienced angler looking for a new trophy, Captain Payton is an expert at catering your trip to your goals to ensure that you’ll have a day to remember. On this trip, you'll go after a wide variety of inshore and nearshore species, from Triggerfish, Grouper and Snapper to Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, and more. You'll chase the bottomfish off the reefs and structure, and troll further out for the speedier open-water species. These fish are not only a blast to catch, they're delicious on the grill too! Captain Payton runs a 27' World Cat center console on this trip. She's a fishing machine, and her twin 225-HP Yamaha four-stroke engines pack a serious punch. Regardless of whether you're chasing Snapper in deep water, fishing reefs, or trolling for pelagic predators, this boat has got you covered. Your rods, reels, bait, tackle, licenses and fishing equipment are fully covered by the captain. You only need to pack your snacks, drinks, and sun protection. The captain will also clean and fillet your catch free of charge at the end of the day. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Fishing Adventure

100% (2)
27 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Getting the Most out of State Water in Destin

If you have never been to Destin, Florida before then you’re missing out! Read below to get the picture on what the 4 and 5 hour trips are like aboard Captain Tyler's awseome Sportfish! **4 Hour Trips:** are great for families, and beginners looking for rod-bending action! These trips are mostly catch and release shark trips where you'll be doing battle with big ole ferocious brutes. You can expect to do some light bottom fishing as well and its no problem if you'd like to take acouple fish home for dinner, but generally if your looking for fish for the freezer you'll want to book a 5 hour. **5 Hour Trips:** Are a great way to get a small taste of everything! You'll spend some time Trolling, switch over to Bottom Fishing, stack up some fish for dinner and the freezer, then move on to do battle with something bigger. Whether thats a big shark, and amberjack, or trying to stalk down a cobia, you and your crew are sure to feel the power of a big fish ripping the drag off your reel. Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Tyler will lead the way! These trips are great for families, especially because Captain Tyler enjoys teaching the little ones the ropes. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Tyler’s 40' Infinity sportfisher, a purpose-built vessel that's awesome for a luxury trip! She's powered by twin Caterpillar diesel engines, so you'll be off the dock and on the fish in no time. Captain Tyler will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is included in the price. The fishing license for the whole group is also included. Plus, the deck hand on board will fillet and package your fish, bait all your hooks, and overall make you feel comfortable on board the adventure! He works strictly of tips and the tip you give for the trip will go straight to him! Feel free to bring food and drinks of your choice as well as a cooler to bring home your day’s catch. Come on down to Destin, Florida and make some memories with Captain Tyler and his crew! Read More

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Getting The Most Out Of State Water

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Bad to the Bone Destin Trip in Destin

If you have never been to Destin, Florida before then you’re missing out! And if you’re looking for a knowledgeable charter captain to take you out, Captain Tyler is a great choice. Captain Tyler will help you target a variety of species including Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, and Sailfish. Regardless of if you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Tyler will lead the way! These trips are great for families, especially because Captain Tyler enjoys teaching the little ones the ropes. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Tyler’s 40' Infinity sportfisher, a purpose-built vessel that's awesome for a luxury trip! She's powered by twin Caterpillar diesel engines, so you'll be off the dock and on the fish in no time. Captain Tyler will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Live bait is included in the price. The fishing license for the whole group is also included. Plus, the deck hand on board will fillet and package your fish, bait all your hooks, and overall make you feel comfortable on board the adventure! He works strictly of tips and the tip you give for the trip will go straight to him! Feel free to bring food and drinks of your choice as well as a cooler to bring home your day’s catch. Come on down to Destin, Florida and make some memories with Captain Tyler and his crew! Read More

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Bad To The Bone Destin Trip

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Combo - Reef/Trolling in Destin

If you’ve never fished in Destin, Florida, Captain Brantley will lead the way! He has fished these waters for upwards of 25 years and will be sure to take you to where the fish bite. On these 4, 6, or 8-hour trips, you’ll be targeting a wide variety of species, including Amberjack, Black Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Red Snapper (depending on the season), Sailfish, and Wahoo. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Brantley’s 40’ Infinity offshore sportfishing boat, powered by two 800 HP Cummins engines. Equipped with air conditioning, a live bait well, outriggers, a multimedia system, and an ice box, this vessel has all the necessary features to ensure that you have a productive day on the water. Captain Brantley will take care of all rods, reels, tackle, lures, licenses, and live bait. A first mate will also be on board to help you at all times. You’ll need to bring food, drinks of your choice (no glass), sunscreen, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Brantley is known for reeling in some pretty big fish, so get ready for an action-packed day on the water! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Combo - Reef/Trolling

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 12 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

This is our highest-tier, year-round offering for serious anglers with something to prove....... and (perhaps a hefty seafood appetite). First on the agenda is some trolling action. You will troll off-and-on throughout the day: first on the way to your first fishing spot, on your way back to Destin, and also on longer runs in between spots. We also sometimes switch to (or stay with) primarily trolling efforts if you catch your limit of your primary target-fish or if the trolling action just happens to be on fire, but the #1 objective overall is quality bottom fish for your whole group. On the 12 hour fishing trip, you can expect to be targeting a large variety of species, based on season and availability. On the trolling lines, we will be tempting the most highly desired top-water fish like King Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Bonita, and more. When we arrive at the bottom-fishing spots, we will be hunting down any and all premium species that are in season- probably one or more of the many types of Grouper or the elite Red Snapper. You will likely also bring in some of the following: Vermillion Snapper (locally known as Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys. And on this trip, there's plenty of time to run across some pretty incredible catches. Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 12 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 10 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

So you think you can fish? This 10 Hour Private Fishing Charter might be just what you need to show off your angling prowess. We invite you to come onto the TradeWinds and show us what you got! (This trip is popular with highly competitive groups, so let us know if you have one or more pots going so we can help your group keep track of who's winning!) You will begin by trolling on your way to your first fishing spot, during your return toward shore, and in between spots (when time allows between drops). To start your day, your main focus will be bottom-fishing, but as the day progresses, we often switch to primarily trolling efforts if you catch your limit of your primary target or if the trolling action happens to be red-hot. On this trip, you can expect to be targeting a large variety of species, based on season and availability. For trolling, we will be tracking down premium top-water fish like King Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Bonita, and more. Once we begin sending down our lines, we will be aiming for whatever premium species are in season- probably one or more of the many types of Grouper or the elite Red Snapper. You will likely also bring in some of the following: Vermillion Snapper (Mingo), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys. And who knows what else we might stumble upon?! Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 10 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 8 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

More than the casual angler, but can't dedicate to a full-day on the water? Sounds like you need an 8 Hour Private Fishing Charter. A very popular trip, this option allows you to spend some quality time offshore chasing down some highly sought-after premier species, without breaking the bank or dedicating an entire day. (This is the most popular trip among work groups and event outings). You will start by trolling your way to your first fishing spot and during your return to shore (and in between, when time allows), but your main focus will be bottom-fishing. On our 8 Hour Fishing Trip, you can expect to be targeting a large variety of species, based on season and availability. For your trolling pleasures, we will be hunting excellent top-water fish like King Mackerel, Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and Bonita. Once we start dropping our lines, you can expect species like Vermillion Snapper (Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys. Additionally, this is an excellent option during Red Snapper/Grouper season, and you want the challenge of hooking and landing these delicious beasts. This is the Gulf of Mexico......you never know what surprises might be lurking. Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 8 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 6 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

Not looking to spend a whole day offshore, but still want some quality fishing? This is what you're looking for! There is a reason this is our most popular trip, and you should come see for yourself! You will troll to your first fishing spot and during your return to shore (and in between, time permitting), but your main focus will be bottom-fishing. On our 6 Hour Private Fishing Charter, you can expect to target species like Vermillion Snapper (Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, Black Snapper, and Porgys on the bottom; and you will be trolling for King Mackerel, Bonito, Mahi, and Wahoo across the top. Seasonally, we will be chasing after the Red Snapper as well- a global favorite for catching and eating, and it's not uncommon to stumble across some Groupers! If you're a casual angler, this trip is right up your alley as it is very relaxing and manageable for most. Don't be fooled, though- anything can and DOES happen in the Gulf of Mexico! Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 6 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin 5 Hour Private Fishing Charter in Destin

If you're looking for an introduction to deep-sea fishing, this trip is perfect for you! Our shortest and most beginner-friendly option (available seasonally), this trip will get you around 15-20 miles offshore for some great fishing fun. You will troll to your first fishing spot and during your return to shore (and in between, time permitting), but your main focus will be bottom-fishing. Typically targetting species like Vermillion Snapper (Mingo Snapper), White Snapper, and Porgys, the casual angler can "usually" land these fish with minimal strain (but that doesn't mean you're catching small-fries). Don't be fooled, though- anything can and DOES happen in the Gulf of Mexico! Thank you for your interest in this booking, please let us know if you have any questions. Lets go fishing! Notes: 5 Hour Fishing Trips are not available during Red Snapper season (typically 6/1- 8/15). If you're looking for a 5 hour trip during that time, please go back and select our 6 hour option for availability. A 3% Payment Proccessing fee will apply for all online, credit card, or digital wallet transactions and will be assessed and collected at the dock. No fees apply for payments made with cash/business check. Please remember- deckhands humbly work hard for and graciously accept tips. Customary gratuity is 20% of trip price and can be accepted before or after your trip. Thank you for your generosity! Read More

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Destin 5 Hour Private Fishing Charter

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65 ft 1 - 30 People $$$
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trip description for Destin Fishing Blitz in Destin

Join 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 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. Bring food and drinks for the day as well as a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Fishing Blitz

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Overnighter Under the Stars in Destin

Prepare to enter the “Land of the Giant Fish” on this 1, 2, or 3 day adventure with Captain Matthew! 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! Read More

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Overnighter Under The Stars

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Rodeo Fishing Special Trip in Destin

Join Captain Matthew on an action-packed outdoor adventure in Destin, Florida! Get more bang for your buck when you book a trip with him in October during the Destin Rodeo. Established in 1948, this is the tournament that made Destin the world famous fishing hotspot it is today. Come see what all the hype is about! Captain Matthew will help you catch Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), and even Yellowfin Tuna as you travel 45-60 miles offshore. You can also fish deep reefs for Scamp Grouper, Red Snapper and Vermilion Snapper (depending on the season), and Amberjack. 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. Bring food and drinks for the day as well as a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

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Rodeo Fishing Special Trip

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Offshore Marlin Special in Destin

If you’ve never caught a Marlin before, today is the day to check it off your bucket list! This trip is for the more experienced anglers who enjoy the thrill of catching those trophy-sized billfish, and there's no better guide to lead you on this excursion than Captain Matthew! You’ll travel between 40-65 miles off the Florida coast in search of Blue Marlin and White Marlin as well as Sailfish. You might also get bites from Wahoo and Dorado (Mahi Mahi) along 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! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Offshore Marlin Special

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42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Everything to Know About Booking a Destin almaco jack fishing charter

What are the best almaco jack fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 9 almaco jack trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are Destin Deep Sea Adventure guided by Cliff, Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing guided by Kyle, and Destin Fishing - 21’ Cape Horn guided by Payton.

Our guides in Destin are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2560 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Another popular city nearby for booking an Almaco Jack charter is Fort Walton Beach.

Looking for kid friendly almaco jack guides / fishing lessons in Destin? Check out our beginner and family friendly almaco jack guides in Destin.

What types of almaco jack fishing charters are common in Destin?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for almaco jack in Destin as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Destin are trolling, bottom fishing, and live bait fishing but cut bait fishing and jigging are popular as well.

How much do Destin almaco jack fishing charters cost?

for almaco jack in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $1,071 to $6,888, but the average price for a half day trip for almaco jack in Destin is $2,143. The average price for a full day trip for almaco jack in Destin is $4,532.

What month is best for almaco jack fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for almaco jack fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

Do I need a Destin fishing license for almaco jack and what are the bag limits for almaco jack in Destin?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Destin don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Destin.

What is almaco jack fishing in Destin all about?

Almaco jack, also known as the longfin crevalle jack, is a prized catch among anglers in Destin, Florida, known for its strong fight and excellent table fare. These fish are typically found in offshore waters, near reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Almaco jack are characterized by their distinctive coloration, with dark blue or greenish backs and silvery sides, and their elongated bodies and sharp teeth make them formidable opponents for anglers.

Fishing for almaco jack in Destin often involves bottom fishing with heavy tackle and live or cut bait, such as squid, mullet, or sardines. Anglers may also target almaco jack by trolling with artificial lures or live bait rigs, particularly around offshore structures where these fish are known to congregate. Almaco jack are known to be voracious feeders, making them relatively easy to entice with a well-presented bait or lure.

While almaco jack can be caught year-round in the waters off Destin, they are most commonly targeted during the warmer months when they are more active and abundant. Spring and summer are often regarded as peak seasons for almaco jack fishing in Destin, as water temperatures rise and these fish move into shallower waters to feed and spawn. Anglers seeking the thrill of hooking into a hard-fighting almaco jack will find plenty of opportunities to do so in the productive fishing grounds of Destin.

What are the most popular months to fish for almaco jack in Destin?

In the waters around Destin, Florida, almaco jack can be targeted by anglers throughout much of the year, but their abundance and activity levels may vary depending on the season. Generally, warmer months, particularly spring and summer, see increased activity among many marine species, including almaco jack. During these months, almaco jack are more active and may be found in greater numbers in offshore waters near reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures.

Spring and summer are often considered peak seasons for almaco jack fishing in Destin, as water temperatures rise and these fish move into shallower waters to feed and spawn. Anglers targeting almaco jack during these months may have better chances of success and more frequent encounters with these hard-fighting fish. However, almaco jack can still be caught year-round in the Destin area, with opportunities available for anglers of all skill levels to enjoy the thrill of hooking into these powerful predators.

While almaco jack may be more prevalent during certain seasons, encounters with these fish are still possible in the waters off Destin throughout the year. Cooler months may see a decrease in almaco jack activity, particularly in deeper offshore waters, but dedicated anglers venturing into the productive fishing grounds of Destin may still have opportunities to target these prized fish. Regardless of the season, mastering the art of almaco jack fishing in Destin offers anglers a rewarding angling experience in one of Florida's premier fishing destinations.

What techniques are popular for catching almaco jack in Destin?

Fishing for almaco jack in Destin, Florida, requires anglers to employ specific techniques tailored to the behavior and habitat of these hard-fighting fish. One effective technique for targeting almaco jack is bottom fishing with heavy tackle and live or cut bait, such as squid, mullet, or sardines. Anglers often position themselves near offshore structures such as reefs, wrecks, or underwater ledges, where almaco jack are known to congregate. By presenting the bait near the bottom, anglers increase their chances of enticing strikes from these predatory fish.

Trolling is another successful method for targeting almaco jack in Destin, particularly around offshore structures or areas with high fish activity. Anglers may use artificial lures or live bait rigs, trolling them at varying speeds and depths to mimic the movement of fleeing prey. Almaco jack are known to be voracious feeders and may strike at fast-moving lures, providing anglers with exciting battles and the chance to land these hard-fighting fish.

Additionally, jigging can be an effective technique for targeting almaco jack in Destin, particularly when fishing around underwater structures or drop-offs. Anglers use heavy jigs and vertical jigging techniques to entice strikes from almaco jack as they suspend in the water column or patrol the bottom. With their aggressive feeding behavior, almaco jack are often quick to respond to jigs, providing anglers with thrilling battles and the opportunity to land impressive catches. Mastering these fishing techniques allows anglers to enjoy a rewarding angling experience targeting almaco jack in the productive fishing grounds of Destin.

What other species are popular in Destin?

Apart from targeting almaco jack, anglers in Destin, Florida, have a diverse array of other species to pursue for an exhilarating fishing experience. One sought-after species is the red snapper, known for its delectable flavor and challenging fight. Found inhabiting reefs, wrecks, and underwater structures, red snapper provide anglers with thrilling battles and the opportunity to reel in impressive catches. With a season typically running from June to August, anglers in Destin have ample opportunities to target these prized fish.

Another popular target in Destin is the king mackerel, also known as kingfish, prized for its speed and aggressive strikes. King mackerel can be found in offshore waters, particularly around areas with strong currents and baitfish concentrations. Anglers targeting king mackerel often employ trolling techniques with brightly colored lures or live bait, offering exciting battles and the chance to land trophy-sized specimens. With their blistering runs and powerful fights, king mackerel provide anglers with an exhilarating fishing experience in the waters off Destin.

Additionally, Destin offers excellent opportunities to target a variety of other species, including grouper, mahi-mahi, amberjack, and more. Whether fishing inshore, nearshore, or offshore, anglers can expect to encounter a diverse array of fish species in Destin's productive fishing grounds. With its warm waters, abundant marine life, and scenic coastline, Destin remains a premier destination for anglers seeking adventure and excitement on the water, offering a wealth of opportunities to reel in big catches and create lasting memories.

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    Five of us did the 8 hour trolling and bottom fishing on the Special K. It was an amazing experience from start to finish and we caught a barrel of fish including vermilion snapper, triggerfish, grouper and an Atlantic bluefish. We caught and released several out of season fish as well. Captian Kyle and Mate Danny are super friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and made the trip an outstanding one. We were all first timers and they made us look and feel like seasoned pros.

    Michael E. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

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    Over the top! First class will use again! hopefully soon.

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    Great trip, Kyle and Danny worked full time plus to get us on fish and get those fish into the boat. We limited out on red snapper and caught several other fish as well. Overall a good day of fishing , next time we will make it a longer trip hoping to find the bigger fish by getting out further and finding the more isolated spots holding some biggies. Thanks to both for a great trip. Jerry, Mike, Shelby and Peyton

    Jerry S. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

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    Kyle and Danny are great. Had a fun trip.

    Scott M. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Cliff and Kyle helped this old lady mark off a wish on her bucket list! My family and I had a wonderful time. God provided the perfect weather and the guys provided a perfect experience.

    Miriam W. with Cliff A. of Destin, Florida

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    I have been on many trip out of Destin, this was by far the best trip I have been. Trey and John are an awesome team and we caught very quality fish. I will be back.

    Michael B. with Trey W. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Cliff and Kyle were incredible! They are great with kids and did an awesome job keeping us on the fish. There was constant action. I highly recommend booking with Captain Cliff. We will definitely be back.

    Kevin S. with Cliff A. of Destin, Florida

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    We had a wonderful time. Everything was great. This was a graduation gift to our son Ryan.

    Matt P. with Cliff A. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a good time. Boated only 2 red snappers and a amber jack.📬(released thr amber jack it was out of season). Had some mystery strike the hit hard and took the leaders off. Would book with them again.

    James F. with Payton A. of Destin, Florida

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    Kyle and Danny were a great team! We caught great fish and had a great time!

    Eddie L. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

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    Captain Mag was great, very knowledgeable and we felt like we had a friend with us instead of a captain. We felt really comfortable with him and caught a lot of fish and when we go again we will only go with him on his boat. Highly, highly recommended.

    Juan P. with Payton A. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I lost a big one! I mean I struggled with all my might to see it get away… I will return next year. Captain Peyton was unavailable but his Co captain professional and knowledgeable and assist my friends and I. I look forward to next year!

    Joey M. with Payton A. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great four hour fishing expedition with Captain Herbie! He definitely put us on the right spots, was always quick to assist us, and best of all - we had a great time!!! Just the keepers were 21 vermillion snappers, 3 red snappers, and 1 black snapper. And the stories of the “ones that got away” will continue to be retold and grow over time…. ;)

    Paul L. with Payton A. of Destin, Florida

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    We enjoyed Captain Payton's interaction as well as his guiding skills. We had a great day fishing and caught a nice mess of fish.

    Greg P. with Payton A. of Destin, Florida

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