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Offshore Blitz: Half-Day Dash

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27 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Offshore Discovery: Fishing Intro

100% (2)
40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Live Action Trolling Trip

100% (5)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$

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Destin Trolling And Bottom Fishing

100% (3)
47 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Destin Deep Sea Adventure

100% (4)
48 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Deep Sea Dash: Half-Day Fishing

100% (4)
53 ft 1 - 24 People $$$

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Launch with Captain Bobby for a 4-5 hour adventure for some to take home some delicious fish and fill the freezer with some rod bending action. Captain Bobby's boat is one of the nicest and newest Center Consoles in the Destin fishing fleet equipped with a Sea Keeper for enhanced stability on your way out and while you're out there. This incredible device provides a gyroscope effect to eliminate the effect of the chop out on the ocean! This Sea Keeper will be put to good use for you too: After you get settled in and Captain Bobby will crank up his twin 300 Yamahas, you will motor out 40 min to an hour out to get to the fishing grounds. Once out there, Captain Bobby will help you hone in on one species. Everything will be provided for you aboard his boat, if you'd like to save some time you can buy your live bait on your way out from the dock for around 60$. This will give you some extra fishing time so you won't have to catch it while your out there. This is the perfect trip for getting dinner, a kids trip, or to do catch and release. Read More

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Destin Offshore Grocery Run

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31 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Spend the perfect amount of time out on the water on this 6 hour trip with Captain Zach aboard a spacious and luxurious 42 ft sportfish! These 6-hour trips are usually combination trips: Captain Zach will spend some time bottom fishing for red snapper, triggerfish, and other assorted reef fish, and spend the 2nd half of your trip trolling for king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, wahoo, and other assorted pelagic fish Captain Zach and his crew strive to make sure that every passenger gets more than enough personal attention and assistance for an enjoyable saltwater fishing experience for the whole family including the kids. All bait, tackle, ice, license and permits rods and reels. As a general rule, Captain Zach will stop on your way out and catch live bait almost every day, if you decide you do not want to spend the time to catch bait there is a live bait boat that offers fresh live bait (when available) (not included in the base price of trips) There will be a professional mate working with you on the back deck throughout the day, helping you with knot tying, de-hooking, and icing the fish as they are caught.  Once back to the docks your mate will hang your fish for photos, then clean, bag, and ice your fish. Read More

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Relaxing Offshore Special

100% (4)
42 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

These trips are either 4, 5, or 6 hours. They are designed for the novice fisherman, families with young children and groups just pushed for time. With morning, midday and afternoon departures available, these trips are easy to fit into any hectic vacation schedule. But still allow for the chance to hook into some awsome fight fishing and delicious table fare! Everything that you need is provided on Captain Jason's charters, but feel free to bring some snacks and drinks if you'd like, and don't forget your sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses! Read More

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Summertime Inshore - 53’ G&S

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53 ft 1 - 20 People $$$
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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, 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

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Half Day Adventure

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52 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

Captain Eric's vessel is not your typical fishing boat. It's sleek, it's sexy, and it's huge! Not to mention it was recently renovated in 2020 to be totally decked out with all the latest technology, pristine lounging spaces, and top-of-the-line fishing gear you could possibly need for a top-notch charter fishing experience. At 60 feet long and in impeccable condition, this vessel is one of Destin's premiere deep sea fishing charter yachts. Captain Eric strives to offer flexible charter lengths, successful catches, and a plethora of fishing knowledge to ensure you have the best possible charter experience aboard one of the nicest boats on the Florida Panhandle. From an afternoon reef fishing for Snapper and Grouper to multi-day trips off-shore chasing Marlin and other huge Billfish, and everything in between, the sky is the limit for what you can do with this Charter. All you need to bring is your sun protection, camera, and your food and drink of choice. Get ready for the fishing excursion of a lifetime! Read More

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Premier Destin - 60’ Blackwell

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60 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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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

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Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

100% (4)
40 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Destin deep sea fishing charter

What are the best deep sea fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 82 deep sea trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are Offshore Blitz: Half-Day Dash guided by Jake, Offshore Discovery: Fishing Intro guided by Kyle, and Live Action Trolling Trip guided by Zachary.

Our guides in Destin are rated a 4.95 out of 5 based on 2525 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 Deep Sea charter include Fort Walton Beach, Shalimar and Santa Rosa Beach.

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

What types of deep sea fishing charters are common in Destin?

The most commonly sought after species for deep sea Fishing are: 1. red snapper, 2. mahi mahi, 3. kingfish, and 4. gag grouper.

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

How much do Destin deep sea fishing charters cost?

for deep sea fishing in Destin prices can range anywhere from an affordable $650 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for deep sea fishing in Destin is $2,489. The average price for a full day trip for deep sea fishing in Destin is $4,840.

What month is best for deep sea fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for deep sea fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 15 days in advance.

Do I need a Destin fishing license and what are the bag limits 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.

Deep sea fishing in Destin

Destin, Florida, known as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village," is a prime destination for offshore fishing. Situated on the Emerald Coast in the Florida Panhandle, Destin offers access to the rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico, making it a hotspot for anglers.

The waters off Destin are abundant with a variety of fish species, attracting both recreational and seasoned anglers. Notable catches include Red Snapper, highly valued for its fight and flavor, and Grouper, popular for its challenging catch and delicious taste. The area is also known for King Mackerel, Amberjack, and various species of Shark. The proximity of the deep water of the Gulf allows anglers to target larger species like Tuna, Marlin, and Sailfish, especially during certain seasons.

Destin's offshore fishing benefits from its unique geographical location. The city sits on a peninsula that provides quick access to deep waters, making it an ideal spot for various types of fishing expeditions. This accessibility is a key reason why Destin is renowned for its excellent fishing conditions.

The city offers a plethora of fishing charters and experienced captains who are well-versed in navigating these waters. These charters cater to all levels of experience, offering a range of options from shorter, family-friendly trips to full-day and extended offshore adventures. The local captains are known for their expertise in finding the best fishing spots and ensuring a successful and enjoyable trip.

For sportfishing enthusiasts, the waters off Destin are particularly appealing. The diverse marine habitat supports a variety of game fish, offering exciting challenges for those seeking a serious fishing adventure. Destin also hosts several high-profile fishing tournaments throughout the year, attracting competitive anglers from across the country.

Beyond fishing, Destin offers a vibrant vacation experience with its beautiful beaches, clear turquoise waters, and a variety of other attractions. From water sports and golf to dining and shopping, the city provides a perfect mix of activities for families, couples, and groups.

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

  • ★★★★★
    Joshua was great! We had several young people fishing, and he was very patient with and attentive to them. We caught redfish, speckled trout, and Spanish mackerel and had a great time. Highly recommend him!

    Thomas R. with Joshua C. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Judah and his crew were amazing. We slaughtered 60 red snapper in 4 hours. We also reeled in 2 sandbar sharks. Judah was steering excellently and the crew worked their tails off to make sure we could immediately recast after reeling in a catch. The custom boat was also a great touch with a nice rearfacing bench for resting from catching so many fish. Definitely book these folks

    Samuel E. with Judah B. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We fished with Capt'n Blake on the 32 Sportsman. Blake was friendly, energetic and most of all, he was determined to put us on the fish. My 13 year old son and his friend were with us, and Blake was extremely attentive and helpful with the youth anglers. I would highly recommend Capt'n Blake, and Captain Experiences, and I would book this same exact trip again if given the opportunity. Tight lines!

    William A. with Ryan H. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Highly Recommend!! Great experience for us with Captain and Mate Danny. They got us on fish the whole trip and there was never a time when one of our group wasn’t yelling fish on and sometimes with multiple fish on. Mate Danny was a legit machine preparing the rugs, removing fish and baiting hooks. Our fishing group of 3 was able to have a great Fish Taco Tuesday with our house group of 16 with all the fillets that they prepared for us. A fantastic experience for my teenage boys and myself. This crew left an everlasting experience with our family. And the fish tacos I prepared were almost as close to legendary as the fishing trip. FISH ON!

    Greg M. with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great Trip! Weather was great and caught some fish

    Brian S. with David P. 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

  • ★★★★★
    My buddy and I had an awesome time! Captain Alex is a super great dude. He put us on some great fish and we limited out. Definitely going to be coming back to him next time we’re in Destin. One of the best charter experiences I’ve had.

    Cole S. with Alex S. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great experience with Captain Alex. We had a blast!

    Laura E. with Dennis M. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Tons of fun, caught tons of fish!

    Jonah J. with Zachary W. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I had an amazing experience kayak fishing! 10/10 recommend! Great fishing option for one person. My guide Brett was knowledgeable and fun! I’ll be booking again!

    Jennifer G. with David P. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing day! Captain Alex was great and worked hard to keep us catching fish! Definitely recommend Silver King charters! Hope to make it down summer fishing soon!

    Jessie W. with Alex H. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Zach and first mate Jason were amazing! They made sure to get my 7 year old son his first deep sea catch! They knew exactly where to go to find the big boy fish. It took less than a minute to snag a 40lber right off the bat. We were catching fish all day...it was awesome! Can't wait to visit them again! Thanks for an awesome day!

    Leo M. with Zachary W. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip! The First Mate, Jason, was really knowledgeable and we did really well.

    William with Zachary W. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Tyler and Mickey are fun!! Thanks for a great day!!!

    Michelle T. with Tyler B. of Destin, 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

  • ★★★★★
    It was a very good trip. The guide was very knowledgeable and very helpful.

    Robert M. with David P. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Trip was fantastic!! The Captain asked what our goals were and he totally came through - we caught A LOT OF FISH!!! 1st Mate was a great guy, made it a great experience. Looking forward to next year!

    Gary J. with Harold S. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Taylor and his first mate (Shaun )did an excellent job with fishing today. I would highly recommend them for anybody that wants to have a good time and catch fish. 👍👍

    Steve B. with Tyler B. of Destin, Florida

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