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Destin Rod-Bender

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25 ft 1 - 6 People From $800
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Bad To The Bone Destin Trip

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Bay Fishing Trips

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $525
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Getting The Most Out Of State Water

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40 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,200
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Inshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

After Work/School Surf Fishing

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1 - 8 People From $350

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Fishing in Fort Walton Beach
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trip description for Kid's Fishing Adventure in Fort Walton Beach

Take your kids out on the water and get them hooked on fishing on this trip with Captain Joey! He'll teach them how to fish in the calm waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay—both perfect places to learn how to cast and retrieve. This is a catch-and-release trip, so bring along a camera to capture some great memories! Captain Joey is experienced in CPR fishing – “Catch, Photo, Release”. This way, you’ll ensure you do minimal harm to the fish you catch, which will then be safely released back into its natural habitat. On this easygoing trip, the kiddos will be targeting Black Drum, Bluefish, Catfish, Sheepshead, and a few other species as well. Captain Joey primarily uses live bait, but is happy to use artificials as well. The species you'll target are perfect for beginners and will provide a captivating fishing experience for kids! From the first-time angler to the skilled professional, Captain Joey will do his best to keep you on the fish and put a smile on your face. Don't forget to bring your favorite snacks, drinks, and a tip for your guide. All the fishing equipment for your group is provided by the Captain, along with fishing licenses for all occupants of the boat. Book your trip and Captain Joey will take care of the rest! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Fort Walton Beach

Kid's Fishing Adventure

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20 ft 1 - 6 People From $375
Fishing in Panama City Beach
Fishing in Panama City Beach
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trip description for Surf fishing in Panama City Beach

"Surf fishing off of Panama City Beach is what Max has done most of his 34 years of life. He takes pride in it and this shows by the fish he‘s been able to produce over the years. He provides his customers with top notch gear, the best tackle, an iced down fish cooler with bottled water, beach chairs & everything else needed for a successful day of fishing. For bait, we will be using live sand fleas, fresh cut mullet and shrimp. We will set out four surf rods and have a spinning rod on standby to site fish big fish that swim bye. I will personally clean your fish right there on the beach and have gallon Ziploc bags to put the fillets in. Surf fishing is fun for all ages so bring the kiddos with you. Read More

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Surf Fishing

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1 - 8 People From $350
Fishing in Santa Rosa Beach
Fishing in Santa Rosa Beach
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trip description for Santa Rosa Beach Inshore Special in Santa Rosa Beach

Join Captain Brandon for an amazing day of fishing the inshore bays! You will be searching the pristine waters of Choctawhatchee Bay for inshore species like Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, and Redfish. These beautiful fish are definitely photo-worthy, so be sure to bring your camera! On this 4 hour fishing excursion, Captain Brandon will cruise you out into the Santa Rosa Beach inshores where you'll be fishing for picturesque Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish. All you'll need to get one of these fish on your line is some light tackle and artificial lures or live bait. Whichever fish you want to catch, Captain Brandon will make sure you get the best setup and give you some helpful pointers! On this trip you'll be aboard a 25’ Pathfinder bay boat with a capacity for 4 people. A 300 HP Yamaha engine will get you exactly where the fish are biting in the bay! This do-it-all vessel is complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Brandon will happily clean any keepers for no extra charge! Captain Brandon will provide all rods, reels, tackle and live bait. All you need to bring is any food and drinks you might want out on the water. These relaxing trips can host up to 4 people, so grab some friends and get out on the water! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach Inshore Special

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25 ft 1 - 4 People From $700
Fishing in Panama City Beach
Fishing in Panama City Beach
Fishing in Panama City Beach
trip description for After Work/School Surf Fishing in Panama City Beach

"Surf fishing off of Panama City Beach is what Max has done most of his 34 years of life. He takes pride in it and this shows by the fish he‘s been able to produce over the years. He provides his customers with top notch gear, the best tackle, an iced down fish cooler with bottled water, beach chairs & everything else needed for a successful day of fishing. For bait, we will be using live sand fleas, fresh cut mullet and shrimp. We will set out four surf rods and have a spinning rod on standby to site fish big fish that swim bye. I will personally clean your fish right there on the beach and have gallon Ziploc bags to put the fillets in. Surf fishing is fun for all ages so bring the kiddos with you. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Panama City Beach

After Work/School Surf Fishing

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1 - 8 People From $350
Fishing in Destin
Fishing in Destin
Fishing in Destin
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

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Getting The Most Out Of State Water

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40 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,200
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trip description for Bay Fishing Trips in Destin

Join Captain David for your unforgettable fishing experience in the Choctawhatchee Bay along the Emerald Coast - the proximity of the Gulf Stream brings large prestigious game fish right to our doorstep, while the bountiful shallows along Florida's Coast provide a great variety of inshore species. On this trip you'll be exploring the calm waters of Choctawhatchee Bay and the intercoastal waterways as you search for redfish, speckled trout, and other inshore bay species. Our experienced guide will take you to grass flats, oyster beds, docks, bridges, and jetties, providing the perfect setting for a memorable fishing adventure. We also offer a great option to Introduce young children to the wonders of the worlds luckiest fishing village with our 2-hour specialized Kids Trip/Catch and Release service at ECBC. Your little ones will enjoy an exciting adventure filled with boating, saltwater fishing, and the opportunity to see incredible SeaLife such as sea turtles and dolphins. It's the perfect experience to create lasting memories for the whole family. With light tackle and live bait, you’re guaranteed a successful and enjoyable fishing experience. Our fishing boat is a 22 ft Cape Horn flats center console boat restored in 2018 with a 2021 Yamaha 150 HP outboard motor. She will accommodate up to 4 adults, we do allow 5 guests if there are 3 or 4 children in your group. Captain David has over 20 years of Fishing Experience in the Destin, FL area which includes 12+ years as a Professional Guide. With the knowledge from his experience, he will take you to the hottest fishing spots in the area. Captain David offers a variety of fishing trips for anglers of any skill level and also provides a great experience for families with young kids looking to enjoy their day outdoors along the Beautiful Emerald Coast. We specialize in targeting Trout, Redfish, and other local species. Our goal is to give you an enjoyable, safe, and memorable fishing experience that you will never forget. Hop aboard with Emerald Coast Bay Charters in Destin Florida today! Read More

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22 ft 1 - 4 People From $525
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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 ladyfish fishing charter

What are the best ladyfish fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 11 ladyfish trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are 3-Hour Kids Fun Trip guided by Mike, Destin Rod-Bender guided by Joshua, and Bad to the Bone Destin Trip guided by Tyler.

Our guides in Destin are rated a 4.75 out of 5 based on 2699 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.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Ladyfish charter include Fort Walton Beach and Santa Rosa Beach.

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

What types of ladyfish fishing charters are common in Destin?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for ladyfish in Destin as well as nearshore fishing, flats fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Destin are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and artificial lure fishing but sight casting and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much do Destin ladyfish fishing charters cost?

for ladyfish in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $375 to $1,330, but the average price for a half day trip for ladyfish in Destin is $721. The average price for a full day trip for ladyfish in Destin is $1,620.

What month is best for ladyfish fishing in Destin?

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

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

Ladyfish, also known as tenpounders or skipjacks, are a common species found in the waters around Destin, Florida. These slender, silver fish are known for their acrobatic leaps and voracious feeding habits, making them a favorite target among anglers looking for fast-paced action. Ladyfish can be found in a variety of habitats, including bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters, where they often congregate in schools to feed on small baitfish and crustaceans.

Fishing for ladyfish in Destin is a popular pastime, particularly among novice anglers and families looking for a fun and exciting fishing experience. Light tackle spinning gear is commonly used to target ladyfish, with anglers casting small lures, flies, or live bait such as shrimp or small minnows to entice strikes. Once hooked, ladyfish put up a spirited fight, leaping out of the water and darting back and forth in an attempt to shake the hook, providing anglers with thrilling battles and memorable moments on the water.

While ladyfish are not typically sought after for their table fare, their abundance and willingness to strike make them a welcome catch for anglers of all ages and skill levels in Destin. Whether casting from shore, pier, or boat, targeting ladyfish offers anglers a fun and accessible way to experience the excitement of fishing in the rich waters of the Gulf Coast. With their energetic antics and lively fights, ladyfish add an extra element of excitement to any fishing excursion in Destin's renowned fishing grounds.

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

Ladyfish can be found in the waters around Destin, Florida, throughout much of the year, making them a consistent target for anglers seeking fast-paced action. However, certain times of the year may offer more favorable conditions for targeting these spirited fish. Spring and summer are typically regarded as peak seasons for ladyfish in Destin, as warmer water temperatures stimulate increased feeding activity and prompt these fish to move into shallower waters closer to shore.

During the spring months, ladyfish migrate closer to the coast, often congregating in bays, estuaries, and nearshore waters where they feed voraciously on small baitfish and crustaceans. As temperatures rise and the waters teem with life, anglers can expect to encounter schools of ladyfish prowling the shallows, providing ample opportunities for exciting fishing action. The summer months continue to offer excellent fishing opportunities for ladyfish, with anglers targeting known hotspots such as docks, bridges, and grass flats where ladyfish are known to congregate.

While spring and summer are considered peak seasons for ladyfish fishing in Destin, these spirited fish can be caught year-round with proper tactics and perseverance. Fall and winter months may see a decrease in ladyfish activity as water temperatures cool, but dedicated anglers can still find success by targeting deeper channels and areas with warmer water temperatures. Regardless of the season, targeting ladyfish in the waters around Destin promises exciting battles and memorable moments on the water for anglers of all ages and skill levels.

What techniques are popular for catching ladyfish in Destin?

Fishing for ladyfish in Destin, Florida, is a thrilling and accessible activity that requires simple yet effective techniques to hook into these energetic fish. One commonly used technique is light tackle spinning gear paired with small lures or flies. Anglers often target ladyfish by casting lightweight spoons, jigs, or brightly colored flies into areas where ladyfish are known to congregate, such as grass flats, docks, and channels. The erratic movements of these artificial baits mimic the natural prey of ladyfish, enticing strikes from these voracious feeders.

Another effective technique for targeting ladyfish in Destin is using live bait, such as shrimp or small minnows. Anglers can fish with live bait using a variety of methods, including free-lining or under a float. By presenting live bait in areas with active ladyfish, anglers can increase their chances of enticing strikes and hooking into these spirited fish. Live bait fishing for ladyfish is particularly effective in shallow waters, where ladyfish often gather in search of food.

Ladyfish are known for their acrobatic leaps and erratic behavior when hooked, making them a thrilling catch for anglers of all skill levels. Whether casting lures or fishing with live bait, mastering the art of ladyfish fishing in Destin offers anglers a fun and exciting way to experience the thrill of angling in the rich waters of the Gulf Coast. With their abundance and willingness to strike, ladyfish provide anglers with ample opportunities for action-packed fishing adventures in Destin's renowned fishing grounds.

What other species are popular in Destin?

In addition to ladyfish, anglers in Destin, Florida, have a wealth of other species to target for a diverse and rewarding fishing experience. One such species is the mighty tarpon, renowned for its powerful runs and acrobatic leaps when hooked. Tarpon can be found in the coastal waters and bays around Destin, particularly during the warmer months when they migrate to the area in search of food and favorable spawning conditions. Targeting tarpon often involves using live bait such as mullet or crabs, or casting lures such as swimbaits or topwater plugs, offering anglers the chance to test their skills against one of the most challenging and sought-after gamefish in the region.

Another popular species targeted by anglers in Destin is the redfish, known for its strength, stamina, and delicious flesh. Redfish can be found in a variety of habitats, including grass flats, mangrove shorelines, and oyster bars, making them accessible to anglers fishing from both shore and boat. Targeting redfish often involves using live or cut bait such as shrimp, mullet, or crabs, as well as casting artificial lures such as spoons, soft plastics, or jerkbaits. With their aggressive strikes and powerful runs, redfish provide anglers with exciting battles and the opportunity to land trophy-sized specimens.

Additionally, Destin offers excellent opportunities to target a variety of other species, including speckled trout, flounder, Spanish 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.

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