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Offshore Discovery: Fishing Intro

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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Destin Deep Sea Adventure

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48 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Destin Offshore Grocery Run

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Half Day Adventure

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52 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Nearshore Gulf Trolling Or Bottom Fishing - "Black Label"

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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trip description for Deep Sea-Nearshore Gulf Experience in Destin

On your private charter, we’ll venture out to the Deep Sea Nearshore waters on the Gulf of Mexico for a 4, 5 or 6 hour trip to target a wide range of species to include Snapper, Grouper, Mahi, Mackerel, Tuna, Cobia and Sharks. We’re typically fishing well within sight of land anywhere between 2 - 9 miles offshore, but don’t think for a moment this has an impact on the quality or the quantity of the fish you’ll catch! The coastal waters off of Destin quickly reach depths in excess of 100 feet within the first few miles. Due to this unique coastal reef geography, fish of all shapes and sizes call these waters home. This allows minimal travel times to your fishing spots thus increasing your actual time fishing. While out on the boat you’ll often see dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life. Our family-friendly guides will coach you to success on catching the fish of your dreams and make sure everyone has a fun time fishing. Once your trip is over we will clean, filet, bag and ice your catch. You then can take your filets home with you or to one of the highly recommended restaurants by our marina who will prepare your catch any way you’d like it along with all the tasty sides. Read More

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Deep Sea-Nearshore Gulf Experience

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32 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Destin Bottom Bounty - 6-Hour in Destin

Experience the thrill of the deep seas with our Destin Bottom Bounty - 6-Hour Adventure. Departing from the picturesque Destin, FL, we will venture 12 to 20 miles offshore to target a variety of prized fish that are in season. Get ready for an action-packed day of fishing as we aim to reel in triggerfish, snapper, grouper, and maybe even the lightning-fast wahoo. Our knowledgeable crew will guide you through various fishing techniques, including bottom fishing and trolling, to maximize your chances of landing a bountiful catch. With their expertise and the top-notch equipment on board, you'll have all the tools necessary to hook into some of the most sought-after species in the area. From the toothy triggerfish to the powerful snapper and grouper, each catch promises an exhilarating fight and a delectable reward. Join us on this 6-hour adventure and let the bountiful waters of Destin showcase their abundance. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a novice, our trip is designed to cater to all skill levels. So gather your fishing buddies, pack your enthusiasm, and get ready to embark on a memorable journey as we explore the Destin Bottom Bounty and create unforgettable fishing memories together. Read More

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Destin Bottom Bounty - 6-Hour

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48 ft 1 - 13 People $$$
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trip description for Family Reel Time: 3/4 Day Fishing in Destin

Going anywhere from 12 to 20 miles into the Gulf of Mexico in search Of whatever is biting and in season to keep. Including Red snapper, vermilion snapper, lane snapper, triggerfish, grouper, king mackerel and many more. Of course catch and release is always an option. Always a great day A fun-filled family fishing trip in Destin, FL is an experience you won't want to miss! On this trip with Captain Tyler, you'll head out into the Gulf of Mexico, anywhere from 12 to 20 miles offshore, in search of whatever fish are biting and in season! Captain Tyler is an experienced captain who knows how to put his customers on fish. He'll guide you to the best fishing spots where you can catch a variety of species, including Red Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Lane Snapper, Triggerfish, Grouper, King Mackerel, and many more. And if you prefer catch and release, that's always an option too! This charter is perfect for families looking for a fun and exciting day on the water. The crew will provide all the necessary fishing equipment, including bait and tackle, so you can focus on reeling in your catch. And with a spacious and comfortable vessel, you'll have plenty of room to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Gulf. So, gather your family and book a trip for an unforgettable fishing experience in Destin. With a variety of fish to catch, stunning views, and the guidance of the experienced crew, you'll have a great day on the water. Book your trip today and get ready to make some lasting memories! Read More

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Family Reel Time: 3/4 Day Fishing

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47 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Destin Bottom Bonanza in Destin

Head out with Captain Taylor for an awesome experience out on the water for fishermen of all skill levels. His 40-foot Infinity sportfisher runs on twin Cummins 450-horsepower engins that can travel nearshore or offshore at high speeds. This kid-friendly, double-decker boat can hold up to 6 people, so it's perfect for families. Outside, it's kitted out with live wells and downriggers/outriggers for trolling up to six rods. Inside, the interior has extensive navigation systems, a toilet, kitchen, bed, and shower. With a first mate on board, television, refrigerator, ice box, and even air conditioning, Captain Taylor can provide an incredibly comfortable experience. When Snapper season is in, everybody is trying to get in on the action! So if you want to head out with a guide who knows how to catch limits, Captain Taylor is your man! Captain Taylor's 40' Infinity sportfisher is federally permitted, which means he can head beyond 9 miles offshore to hit the offshore reefs, rigs, and wrecks where all the big Red Snapper hang out. These waters get less pressure than the state waters and usually result in quicker limits and bigger catches! Once you're out there, Captain Taylor will chum up the water to get the Snapper up off the reef and a little higher in the water column. Then you will drop some cut bait down on them and hope the biggest one hammers your hook, and get ready for a fight when it does! Captain Taylor and his crew will provide all rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. All you need to bring is food and drinks for the day, a hat, and sunscreen. He will clean and fillet your day’s catch at the end of the trip, so make sure you bring a cooler to take it home. Read More

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Destin Bottom Bonanza

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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 Mixed Bag Trophy Hunt in Destin

Head offshore with Captain Bobby aboard one of the nicest center consoles in the Destin fishing fleet! His 31' Center Console is one of the the only boats in the area equipped with Seakeeper technology. This instrument provide gyroscopic stability that negates chop and offshore instability for a smooth and comfortable fishing experience! After you get settled in, and Captain Bobby cranks up his twin 300 Yamahas, you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to do some trolling, deep-sea dropping, and fish catching! For these trips, you can expect to hook into the likes of Wahoo, King Mackerel, Snapper, Sharks, Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi, Bonita, Amber Jack, Cobia, and potentially Tarpon (in the summer months) just to name a few, and there are plenty more species the Gulf can offer up! You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until the reel starts screaming or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time, Captain Bobby is a master at matching your expectations. Beyond a fabulous boat and a comfortable ride, Captain Bobby also provides the best rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. Thus, all you need to bring are your favorite lunch, snack, and drink, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain Bobby will take care of the rest to make the most of your Destin Offshore adventure! Read More

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Mixed Bag Trophy Hunt

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Destin lane snapper fishing charter

What are the best lane snapper fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 27 lane snapper trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Discovery: Fishing Intro guided by Kyle, Destin Deep Sea Adventure guided by Cliff, and Destin Offshore Grocery Run guided by Bobby.

Our guides in Destin are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2549 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 Lane Snapper charter include Niceville, Shalimar and Fort Walton Beach.

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

What types of lane snapper fishing charters are common in Destin?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for lane snapper in Destin as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

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

How much do Destin lane snapper fishing charters cost?

for lane snapper in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $903 to $5,385, but the average price for a half day trip for lane snapper in Destin is $1,766. The average price for a full day trip for lane snapper in Destin is $3,539.

What month is best for lane snapper fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for lane snapper fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 11 days in advance.

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

Lane snapper, also known as candy snapper, is a popular and sought-after species among anglers fishing in Destin, Florida. These colorful and delicious fish are abundant in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and can be found near reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Lane snapper are known for their distinctive yellow stripes and reddish-pink bodies, making them easily recognizable. They are prized for their sweet and delicate flavor, making them a favorite among seafood enthusiasts.

In Destin, lane snapper can be caught year-round, but they are most abundant during the warmer months of spring and summer. During this time, lane snapper migrate closer to shore, offering anglers ample opportunities to target them from both boats and shorelines. Anglers can use a variety of techniques to catch lane snapper, including bottom fishing with live or cut bait, jigging, and using artificial lures. Light tackle is often preferred when targeting lane snapper, as they can be sensitive to heavy gear and are known for their subtle bites.

Lane snapper fishing in Destin offers anglers an exciting and rewarding experience, whether they are fishing from a boat or casting from shore. These fish are known for their aggressive strikes and spirited fights, providing anglers with plenty of action on the water. With its crystal-clear waters and abundant marine life, Destin is a prime destination for anglers looking to hook into some delicious lane snapper and enjoy a memorable fishing adventure along Florida's Gulf Coast.

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

In Destin, Florida, lane snapper fishing can be enjoyed year-round, but certain seasons offer more favorable conditions for anglers looking to target these delicious fish. During the spring and summer months, which typically span from April to September, lane snapper populations are at their peak abundance in the warm Gulf waters off Destin's coast. These seasons coincide with the fish's spawning periods when they migrate closer to shore, making them more accessible to anglers fishing from both boats and shorelines.

Fall and winter in Destin also present opportunities for lane snapper fishing, although their abundance may vary compared to the warmer months. From October to March, lane snapper can still be found in the area, but they may move to deeper waters as temperatures drop. Anglers willing to venture offshore or explore deeper reefs and wrecks can still encounter lane snapper during these cooler months. Additionally, mild winters in Destin can lead to extended fishing seasons, allowing anglers to enjoy targeting lane snapper even during the traditionally slower months.

Overall, the lane snapper seasons in Destin offer anglers ample opportunities to pursue these prized fish throughout the year. Whether it's spring, summer, fall, or winter, anglers can find success targeting lane snapper using various fishing techniques and gear. With its favorable climate, diverse underwater habitat, and thriving marine ecosystem, Destin remains a top destination for anglers seeking exciting lane snapper fishing adventures year-round.

What techniques are popular for catching lane snapper in Destin?

Fishing for lane snapper in Destin requires a combination of patience, skill, and knowledge of effective techniques. One of the most popular methods for targeting lane snapper is bottom fishing using live or cut bait. Anglers typically anchor their boats over reefs, ledges, or other structure where lane snapper congregate, then drop down baited rigs to the bottom. Common baits include shrimp, squid, cut fish, or small live baitfish like pilchards or pinfish.

Another effective technique for catching lane snapper in Destin is jigging. This involves dropping weighted jigs or lures vertically near the bottom and jigging them up and down to mimic the movement of small prey fish. Jigging can be particularly productive when fishing over wrecks, artificial reefs, or other underwater structures where lane snapper are known to gather. Soft plastic jigs, metal jigs, and bucktail jigs are popular choices for targeting lane snapper using this method.

In addition to bottom fishing and jigging, light tackle spinning or baitcasting gear can be used to cast lures or bait to areas where lane snapper are feeding. This approach is especially effective when fishing around shallow reefs, rocky outcroppings, or nearshore structure. Anglers may use a variety of lures such as soft plastic swimbaits, jerkbaits, or spoons, as well as small live baits like shrimp or minnows. Adjusting the presentation to match the conditions and the behavior of the fish can greatly increase the chances of success when targeting lane snapper in Destin.

What other species are popular in Destin?

Aside from lane snapper, Destin offers anglers a diverse range of fish species to target throughout the year. One popular species sought after by anglers in Destin is red snapper. Known for their aggressive strikes and delicious fillets, red snapper can be found inhabiting reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures in the Gulf of Mexico. Anglers often use live bait such as pinfish, squid, or cut bait to entice these prized fish, and fishing for red snapper is typically done using bottom fishing techniques.

Another sought-after species in Destin is grouper, including species such as red grouper, gag grouper, and black grouper. These bottom-dwelling predators are known for their powerful strikes and challenging fights, making them a favorite among anglers targeting larger fish. Grouper can be found near reefs, ledges, and rocky bottoms, and anglers often use live bait, cut bait, or large jigs to entice these fish to bite.

Destin also offers opportunities to target pelagic species such as mahi mahi, king mackerel, and wahoo. These fast-swimming fish are often found in offshore waters, where they patrol the edges of weed lines, temperature breaks, and current edges in search of prey. Anglers may use trolling techniques with artificial lures, rigged baits, or natural baits to target these species, and fishing for pelagic fish in Destin can provide an exciting and rewarding experience for anglers of all skill levels.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Phenomenal trip! Cap’t Christian was ever the professional. We went out with Cap’n Andrew and he was awesome. We were on fish all day and even better, he helped the young one fish all day. I highly recommend this outfit and will definitely book again. PS….the boat is awesome as all get out.

    Keith M. with Christian D. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great time fishing with Kyle and Danny! Both were fabulous in making sure we caught plenty of fish and that the kids (and adults) had a lot of fun. Highly recommend.

    Adam T. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome fishing trip with Captain Richie and Mikey! It was our first deep sea fishing experience and one to remember!

    Molly P. with Richie R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Wayne was great. First place we stopped, three of the four of us had bites on our 1st cast. Two reeled in fish within 3 minutes.

    Larry B. with Wayne A. of Niceville, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great Trip! Couldn’t ask for a better guide. He put us right on the fish.

    Justin T. with Cliff A. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    A group of 6 went with Zach into the Gulf. We had a great time catching snapper. There was some weather that morning and Zach was very proactive in arranging a slight departure delay to let the weather pass. Zach was dedicated to keeping us on fish. Access to the boat and dock was super easy. I would go back!

    Dale T. with Zach S. of Gulf Breeze, Florida

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

    John B. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a blast fishing with Zack and Matty!! They were great host and Matty went above and beyond to help out us newbies. We will certainly be booking with them again in the future!!

    Douglas J. with Zach S. of Gulf Breeze, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was great. Captain Chuck is awesome. Your website and the information you provide needs to be better. This message was sent to me to at 3am before we even left for our trip.

    Onnallee G. with Lw B. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain John and Chris did an excellent job making sure we had a great experience on our fishing trip. This was the most we ever caught on a fishing trip! Thanks Captain John!

    Sean D. with Jon R. of Shalimar, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    This was our first time deep sea fishing. It was an excellent experience. Richie and Zach did a great job and are very knowledgeable. Couldn’t have asked for a better trip

    Mike T. with Richie R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip! Even with the thieving dolphins at the end!

    Jason N. with Tyler B. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Kyle and Danny are great. Had a fun trip.

    Scott M. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    So fun! Captain Jon was great!

    Dena S. with Jon R. of Shalimar, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent trip.. lots of fish and lots of fun!!! My grandson enjoyed it more than we did. A big thumbs up to the Captain and his Mate.

    Helen (. with Zach S. of Gulf Breeze, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Seth was great! Very flexible with times due to weather. Several good fishing stories, and everyone had a great time.

    Jimmie D. with Seth L. of Niceville, Florida

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