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Destin Tailored Adventure

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53 ft 1 - 6 People From $4,200

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trip description for Half Day Adventure in Destin

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 (7am off-season) that is when your charter boat will set off from the docks. Your charter service starts with a cruise through the Destin Harbor and out into the Destin Pass. After reaching the end of the Destin Pass we will set up to begin catching our Live Bait. This usually takes 30 mins (give or take) to catch enough Live Bait to fish with during your fishing trip. After we have enough Live Bait we head out into the Gulf of Mexico to begin catching reef or pelagic fish. It all depends on how the fish are biting that day but we will either stay in one area for the rest of your trip or we will move to another fishing spot. Good Bottom Fishing for, Red Snapper, Vermillion Snappers, Mangrove Snappers, Lane Snappers, White Snappers, Triggerfish, Groupers, and Amberjack to keep if in season. Tolling for Pelagic Species such, as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Bonito Tuna. Also, a great Shark Fishing 🦈 charter! After a few hours of fishing (depending on your hourly trip) we will then head back to the docks. This will usually be a 1 hour ride back (depending on your hourly trip) to the harbor. During this time you and your friends can crack open a cold one or relax on the quick trip back to the docks. Immediately after arriving at the docks your captain and crew will clean all your fish for you so you can take your catch with you. You have the option to give your fresh caught fish to most (if not all) restaurants on the Harbor. They will cook up your fish with one of their restaurant dishes for you. You can’t beat this! This is a perfect way to top off the evening from a great time on the water! This boat is Federally Permitted. *Please Note, 8 Hour and 10 Hour charters depart at 6:00am only. You can choose 6 hours at 6:00am or 1pm. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Half Day Adventure

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52 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,100
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trip description for Trolling Trip - Mahi Wahoo Billfish in Destin

Embark on an extraordinary fishing adventure as we set sail from Destin, FL, under the moonlit sky. Our midnight departure takes you 20 to 30 miles offshore, where the deep waters hold a treasure trove of remarkable catches. Get ready to experience the thrill of a lifetime. Our fishing trips offer you the flexibility to tailor your experience to your preferences. Choose to engage in deep dropping or enjoy a full day of trolling, all according to your desires. Whether you're seeking the challenge of bottom fishing, the excitement of heavy tackle fishing, the allure of live bait fishing, or the anticipation of trolling, our experienced crew will guide you every step of the way. The abundant waters off the coast of Destin are home to an array of remarkable species. As we venture further offshore, be prepared to target Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Snowy Grouper, Tilefish, and the lightning-fast Wahoo. These prized catches promise unforgettable battles and a true sense of accomplishment. Our crew will provide you with top-of-the-line fishing gear and equipment, ensuring that you have the tools necessary to land these impressive fish. From expert guidance to a deep understanding of the local waters, we are dedicated to delivering a memorable and successful fishing experience. As the sun rises, casting its golden glow on the ocean's surface, you'll find yourself immersed in the natural beauty that surrounds you. The open waters offer a serene and breathtaking backdrop for your fishing adventure. So, gather your fellow anglers and prepare for an unforgettable journey into the depths. Book your trip today and experience the thrill of the chase, the satisfaction of reeling in remarkable catches, and the memories that will last a lifetime. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Trolling Trip - Mahi Wahoo Billfish

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48 ft 1 - 8 People From $4,200
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trip description for Amberjack in Destin

This is a great trip for the people who want to go try for the big ones! AmberJack season is here! We got an early amberjack season this year and are excited to chase these amazing fish. It has the reputation of being one of the hardest fighting reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Most people only want to catch one of these because they beat you up the entire fight from the bottom all the way to the top. If you want to try your luck catching one of these bad ass fish we would love to give you the chance! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Amberjack

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52 ft 1 - 19 People From $3,850
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trip description for Family Fun Half Day Adventure in Destin

This trip is focused on families with children that want to get out on the water and make some memories while visiting the Emerald Coast. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Family Fun Half Day Adventure

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27 ft 1 - 4 People From $850
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trip description for Epic Summer Sportfishing in Destin

Get out there and enjoy this thrilling fishing adventure with Captain Jason, an experienced fisherman and captain of a magnificent 53' G&S sportfisher. This offshore fishing charter out of Destin, FL is the ultimate way to experience the best that the Gulf of Mexico has to offer! As you step on board, you will be greeted by the crew and will have the opportunity to admire the sleek lines of this state-of-the-art fishing machine. Equipped with the latest technology and gear, this vessel is designed to provide a safe, comfortable and productive fishing experience. This vessel is fully equipped for epic offshore fishing, including a Furuno SSB, a Furuno Color Fishfinder, 96nm radar, a Furuno 3D Nav Chartplotter, aNorthstar GPS/Chartplotter, VHF radio, EPIRB, and way more! Everything you need is provided, so you can rest easy and focus on hauling in some monster fish! Once you have settled in, Captain Jason will brief you on the day's plan and give you a rundown on the various fishing techniques that will be used. With years of experience fishing these waters, he knows where to find the biggest and most elusive fish, including Cobia, Red Snapper, Kingfish, Grouper, Triggerfish, Amberjack, and many other popular gamefish species. These fish have something for everyone, from great fights on the troll to fun bottomfishing! In addition, several of these are delicious table fare, so you can take home some amazing dinners as well! With Captain Jason and his team by your side, you can be sure that your day of fishing will be an unforgettable experience. Whether you're looking for a relaxing day out on the water or an adrenaline-fueled battle with the biggest fish in the Gulf, this offshore fishing charter is the perfect choice. So come and join Captain Jason and discover the thrill of offshore fishing in Destin, Florida! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Epic Summer Sportfishing

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53 ft 1 - 22 People From $3,600
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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

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

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40 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,560
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trip description for Destin Deep Dive: 8-10 Hour in Destin

Climb aboard Captain Matthew's sportfisher for an action-packed close offshore adventure! After launching from the dock, you will ride out of Destin Pass and start our fishing trip. For these 8-10 hour trips you can travel up to 35 miles offshore. At these depths, there is no telling what you'll find on the end of your line when the reel starts screaming! Usually, you will troll on your ride out. While trolling with Captain Matthew, you may have a chance to catch many species, such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and Bonitas. These are the more common fish. Other species you might encounter as well are Wahoos, Dolphins, Blackfin Tunas, Barracudas, and Sailfish. During your travel out to deeper water, the mates will be working to make sure you are ready to go when we get to our fishing spot. They will be cutting bait, getting rods ready, and teaching you the basics of fishing school. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a complete novice, Captain Matthew and his crew are very patient and do the best job possible to make sure you are trained up and ready to go. Once you arrive at our fishing destination, Captain Matthew will have you fishing for different species in various ways, depending on what you're after! When we are finished fishing, we will head back home. During this travel time, we will also troll. When we get back to the dock, we will unload fish and your belongings. Your mates will hang up your fish and this is the time for you to take pictures of your catch! After pictures, the mates will clean and bag your fish for you to take home and enjoy. Beyond an outstanding Captain at its helm, this vessel also comes loaded with all the fishing gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. So all you need to bring is your sun protection, snacks, drinks, and a tip for the mates, and Captain Matthew and his crew will take care of the rest to ensure you have the best experience out on the water. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Deep Dive: 8-10 Hour

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48 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,800
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trip description for Destin Red Snapper Adventure in Destin

Get out there and experience the fun of family fishing in The World's Luckiest Fishing Village with Captain Cliff! He's been fishing here for over 35 years, and is an expert when it comes to putting you on the fish. On this trip, we will head out into federal waters in search for some epic Red Snapper! You'll be enjoying the breeze aboard Captain Cliff's 48' Pacemaker sportfisher. She's a beautiful vessel, and features an air-conditioned cabin, microwave, bed, and restrooms, so your trip will be as comfy as it is exciting! She's also powered by two Cummins engines to get you out there in a hurry. Captain Cliff will supply everything you need for a great trip, including rods, reels, and tackle. Live bait is also available for a small additional cost. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sun protection, some drinks and snacks, and a cooler for your keepers! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Red Snapper Adventure

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48 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,950
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trip description for Destin Deep Sea Adventure in Destin

Get out there and experience the fun of family fishing in The World's Luckiest Fishing Village with Captain Cliff! He's been fishing here for over 35 years, and is an expert when it comes to putting you on the fish. On this trip, you'll target a variety of classic Florida reef species, including White, Black, and Vermilion Snapper, Almaco Jack, Red Snapper and Triggerfish (in season), and more! We also troll for a variety of schooling fish such as Mackerel and Bonito. These species are a blast to catch, and great to eat as well. Whether you're looking to fill your cooler, catch a personal best, or both, this trip has something for everyone. Captain Cliff is also great at teaching novices how to get hooked up for the first time, so there's no experience required on this adventure. We can troll or bottom-fish depending on your preference, and length of the trip. Feel free to stay out on deck watching the rods, or relax in the comfortable cabin until a fish is on. You'll be enjoying the breeze aboard Captain Cliff's 48' Pacemaker sportfisher. She's a beautiful vessel, and features an air-conditioned cabin, microwave, bed, and restrooms, so your trip will be as comfy as it is exciting! She's also powered by two Cummins engines to get you out there in a hurry. Captain Cliff will supply everything you need for a great trip, including rods, reels, and tackle. Live bait is also available for a small additional cost. All you need to remember is proper clothing, sun protection, some drinks and snacks, and a cooler for your keepers! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Deep Sea Adventure

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48 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,350
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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 18-20 miles offshore! These 6 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! You'll be fishing aboard captain Kyle's 40-foot Bertram Widebody Classic Sportfish that's powered by twin Cummins turbo desels! She has been customized with underwater fins to improve on an already superior stable ride. For your comfort during your trip, the boat is furnished inside the fully Air-Conditioned salon which includes a bathroom, microwave, DirecTV on the flatscreen television inside and Sirius Satellite Radio which can be enjoyed inside and out. She is also customized with a tower, downrigger, outriggers, and a large live well. For the nighttime hours, she has above water illumination as well as powerful underwater lights. No expense has been spared with a full array of state-of-the-art electronics, and top-notch fishing tackle. Captain Kyle and his crew will provide all the rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is any food or drinks you might want. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

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40 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,920
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trip description for Destin Fishing to the Fullest in Destin

Hop on board with Captain Dennis and prepare for an action-packed fishing experience off the Florida Panhandle! The nearshore waters around Destin are a great spot to catch some sought-after fish without going too far from the dock. On this 4 to 6-hour trip, Captain Dennis will take you off the coast of Destin where you can fish the inshore and nearshore waters for Cobia, King Mackerel, Redfish, and more. To target these fish, you'll be using a variety of techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling and jigging. Just let Captain Dennis know which fish you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! You’ll be fishing aboard a 25' Cape Horn center console with two 150 HP Yamaha engines and enough seating to accommodate up to 6 passengers comfortably. This vessel is equipped with GPS, a Fishfinder, and an ice box to store your catches. Captain Dennis will happily clean any keepers for no additional cost! Captain Dennis will provide all rods, reels, tackle and live bait. All you need to bring is sunscreen and any food or drinks you might need. Enjoy your day out on the water with Captain Dennis! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Fishing To The Fullest

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25 ft 1 - 6 People From $900
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trip description for Offshore Sea Monsters in Destin

Come aboard Captain Matthew's sportfisher for an action-packed close offshore adventure! After launching from the dock, you will ride out of Destin Pass and start your fishing trip. On this 12 hour trip, you can travel up to 50 miles offshore. At this distance offshore you can expect to hook into some true sea monsters! While trolling with Captain Matthew, you may have a chance to catch many species, such as King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and Bonitas. These are the more common fish. Other species you might encounter as well are Wahoos, Dolphins, Blackfin Tunas, Barracudas, and Sailfish. During your travel out to deeper water, the mates will be working to make sure you are ready to go when we get to our fishing spot. They will be cutting bait, getting rods ready, and teaching you the basics of fishing school. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a complete novice, Captain Matthew and his crew are very patient and do the best job possible to make sure you are trained up and ready to go. Once you arrive at our fishing destination, Captain Matthew will have you fishing for different species in various ways, depending on what you're after! When we are finished fishing, we will head back home. During this travel time, we will also troll. When we get back to the dock, we will unload fish and your belongings. Your mates will hang up your fish and this is the time for you to take pictures of your catch! After pictures, the mates will clean and bag your fish for you to take home and enjoy. Captain Matthew's vessel also comes loaded with all the fishing gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. So all you need to bring is your sun protection, snacks, drinks, and a tip for the mates, and Captain Matthew and his crew will take care of the rest to ensure you have the best experience out on the water. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Offshore Sea Monsters

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48 ft 1 - 6 People From $6,300

Everything to Know About Booking a Destin black marlin fishing charter

What are the best black marlin fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 1 black marlin trip in Destin: Destin Tailored Adventure guided by Trey.

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What types of black marlin fishing charters are common in Destin?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for black marlin in Destin.

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

How much do Destin black marlin fishing charters cost?

for black marlin in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $4,500 to $6,900, but the average price for a full day trip for black marlin in Destin is $5,700.

What month is best for black marlin fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for black marlin fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 0 days in advance.

Do I need a Destin fishing license for black marlin and what are the bag limits for black marlin 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 black marlin fishing in Destin all about?

While black marlin are not typically associated with the waters around Destin, Florida, they are a highly sought-after gamefish known for their immense size, strength, and acrobatic displays. Found in offshore waters around the world, black marlin inhabit tropical and subtropical oceans, where they prey on a variety of fish species. Although Destin's waters may not be a primary habitat for black marlin, they occasionally make appearances in the Gulf of Mexico, particularly during the warmer months when water temperatures are favorable.

Fishing for black marlin in Destin would require venturing into deeper offshore waters, where these majestic fish are known to roam. Anglers targeting black marlin often employ trolling techniques, dragging large lures or rigged baits behind a slow-moving boat in search of these elusive predators. Patience and persistence are key, as black marlin can be solitary and unpredictable, requiring anglers to cover vast areas of ocean in search of their quarry.

While encounters with black marlin in Destin may be rare compared to other gamefish species, the possibility of hooking into one of these powerful predators adds an extra element of excitement to offshore fishing excursions in the Gulf of Mexico. Whether targeting black marlin or other species such as sailfish, tuna, or mahi-mahi, anglers in Destin can expect thrilling battles and memorable experiences on the water in one of Florida's premier fishing destinations.

What are the most popular months to fish for black marlin in Destin?

Black marlin are not typically associated with the waters around Destin, Florida, as they primarily inhabit tropical and subtropical oceans around the world. However, these majestic gamefish may occasionally venture into the Gulf of Mexico, including areas near Destin, particularly during warmer months when water temperatures are favorable. While sightings and catches of black marlin in Destin may be sporadic and less common compared to other gamefish species, such encounters can occur, adding an element of excitement to offshore fishing expeditions.

Given the infrequent presence of black marlin in the waters off Destin, there isn't a distinct seasonal pattern for targeting these elusive predators in the area. Instead, anglers may have better luck encountering black marlin during periods when oceanic conditions align with their preferences, such as warmer water temperatures and favorable currents. Anglers targeting black marlin in Destin often rely on reports of sightings or historical data to determine the most promising times to venture offshore in search of these prized gamefish.

While the chances of hooking into a black marlin in Destin may be relatively low compared to other gamefish species, the possibility remains, providing anglers with an exciting opportunity to test their skills against one of the ocean's most formidable predators. Whether targeting black marlin or other species such as sailfish, tuna, or mahi-mahi, anglers in Destin can enjoy thrilling offshore fishing adventures year-round, soaking in the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico and the excitement of reeling in big catches in one of Florida's premier fishing destinations.

What techniques are popular for catching black marlin in Destin?

Fishing for black marlin in Destin, Florida, presents a unique challenge due to the species' sporadic presence in the area's waters. Anglers targeting black marlin typically venture into deeper offshore waters, where these powerful predators may occasionally roam. Trolling is a common technique used to target black marlin in Destin, with anglers dragging large lures or rigged baits behind a slow-moving boat. By covering a wide area of ocean and presenting enticing baits, anglers increase their chances of enticing strikes from these elusive gamefish.

When targeting black marlin in Destin, anglers often focus their efforts around areas known for their potential to attract pelagic species, such as offshore reefs, seamounts, and underwater structures. Black marlin are known to prey on a variety of fish species, so presenting baits that mimic their natural prey can be effective. Live bait such as bonito, mackerel, or mullet may also be used to entice strikes from these formidable predators.

Patience and persistence are key when fishing for black marlin in Destin, as encounters with these majestic gamefish may be rare compared to other species. Anglers must be prepared to spend long hours on the water, carefully monitoring trolling lines and keeping a vigilant eye out for any signs of marlin activity. While hooking into a black marlin in Destin may be a thrilling and rewarding experience, it requires dedication and a willingness to adapt to the unpredictable nature of offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.

What other species are popular in Destin?

While black marlin may not be a common target in the waters around Destin, Florida, anglers have a wide variety of other species to pursue for an exciting fishing experience. One popular species to target is the sailfish, known for its impressive size, speed, and acrobatic leaps when hooked. Sailfish can be found in offshore waters, particularly around areas with strong currents and abundant baitfish. Anglers targeting sailfish often employ trolling techniques with artificial lures or rigged baits, offering thrilling battles and the chance to land trophy-sized specimens.

Another sought-after species in Destin is the mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado. Mahi-mahi are fast-swimming and colorful fish that inhabit offshore waters, particularly around floating debris, weed lines, and offshore structures. Anglers targeting mahi-mahi often use trolling techniques with brightly colored lures or live bait, providing exciting battles and the opportunity to reel in impressive catches. With their acrobatic leaps and dazzling colors, mahi-mahi add an extra element of excitement to offshore fishing excursions in Destin.

Additionally, Destin offers excellent opportunities to target a variety of other species, including grouper, snapper, tuna, king mackerel, 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, even if black marlin are not the primary target species.

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