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Summer Destin Gulf Trip - 36’ Tiara

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36 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,380
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Destin Gulf Trip - 36' Tiara

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36 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,380
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Destin Gamefish Roundup

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47 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,575
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Gulf Breeze Offshore Fishing

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34 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,150
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Offshore Charter - 33' World Cat

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33 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,250

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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

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Amberjack

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52 ft 1 - 19 People From $3,850
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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

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Trolling Trip - Mahi Wahoo Billfish

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48 ft 1 - 8 People From $4,200
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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

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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

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Epic Summer Sportfishing

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53 ft 1 - 22 People From $3,600
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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

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Half Day Adventure

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52 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,100
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trip description for Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing in Destin

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

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Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

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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

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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

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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

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Destin Deep Sea Adventure

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48 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,350
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trip description for Destin Deep Sea Beginner Special! in Destin

Set Sail for an Exciting Deep Sea Fishing Adventure in Destin with Captain Richie! Join Captain Richie for a thrilling deep sea fishing excursion in the picturesque waters of Destin, Florida. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced angler, this trip offers a special opportunity to experience the joys of fishing in the deep. Perfect for Beginners Designed with beginners in mind, Captain Richie's special trip welcomes newcomers to the world of deep sea fishing. With patient guidance and a friendly atmosphere, you'll quickly feel at ease and ready to embark on your fishing adventure. Abundant Fishing Opportunities Enjoy a variety of fishing techniques, including bottom fishing and trolling, as you target the prized Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. Captain Richie's expertise ensures you have the best chance of success while learning the ropes of deep sea fishing. The 48' Sportfisher Experience Step aboard a spacious 48' sportfisher, equipped with all the amenities needed for a comfortable and enjoyable day on the water. Captain Richie's top-of-the-line equipment and local knowledge guarantee a memorable and rewarding deep sea fishing experience. Book Your Deep Sea Fishing Trip Today! Whether you're looking to try your hand at deep sea fishing for the first time or simply seeking a relaxing day on the water, Captain Richie's special trip in Destin offers an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the thrill of angling. Reserve your spot now and prepare for an unforgettable day of deep sea fishing with Captain Richie! Read More

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Destin Deep Sea Beginner Special!

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48 ft 1 - 12 People From $1,375
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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

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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

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Destin Fishing To The Fullest

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25 ft 1 - 6 People From $900

Everything to Know About Booking a Destin strawberry grouper fishing charter

What are the best strawberry grouper fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 5 strawberry grouper trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are Summer Destin Gulf Trip - 36’ Tiara guided by Jason, Destin Gulf Trip - 36' Tiara guided by Jason, and Destin Gamefish Roundup guided by Steve.

Our guides in Destin are rated a 4.79 out of 5 based on 2711 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.

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

What types of strawberry grouper fishing charters are common in Destin?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for strawberry grouper in Destin as well as nearshore fishing.

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

How much do Destin strawberry grouper fishing charters cost?

for strawberry grouper in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $1,380 to $3,320, but the average price for a half day trip for strawberry grouper in Destin is $1,575. The average price for a full day trip for strawberry grouper in Destin is $2,335.

What month is best for strawberry grouper fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for strawberry grouper fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 42 days in advance.

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

Strawberry grouper, also known as the strawberry hind or red hind, are a prized catch among anglers in Destin, Florida, known for their vibrant coloration and delicious flesh. These fish can be found in the waters around Destin, particularly near reefs, wrecks, and other underwater structures. Strawberry grouper are characterized by their striking red or pinkish coloration with small white spots, making them easily recognizable and highly sought after by anglers.

Fishing for strawberry grouper in Destin often involves bottom fishing with heavy tackle and live or cut bait, such as squid, mullet, or sardines. Anglers typically target areas with rocky bottoms or underwater ledges where strawberry grouper are known to congregate. By presenting the bait near the bottom, anglers increase their chances of enticing strikes from these colorful and tasty fish.

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

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

In the waters surrounding Destin, Florida, strawberry grouper, also known as strawberry hind or red hind, offer anglers a rewarding fishing experience throughout the year, but their abundance and activity levels may fluctuate with the changing seasons. Generally, warmer months, particularly spring and summer, see increased activity among many marine species, including strawberry grouper. During these months, these colorful fish are more active and may be found in greater numbers in areas with rocky bottoms, reefs, and underwater structures.

Spring and summer are often considered prime seasons for targeting strawberry grouper in Destin, as water temperatures rise and these fish move into shallower waters to feed and spawn. Anglers targeting strawberry grouper during these seasons may have better success rates and more frequent encounters with these prized catches. However, strawberry grouper can still be caught year-round in the Destin area, with opportunities available for anglers of all skill levels to enjoy the thrill of hooking into these vibrant and flavorful fish.

While spring and summer are typically regarded as peak seasons for strawberry grouper fishing in Destin, encounters with these fish are still possible during other times of the year. Cooler months may see a decrease in strawberry grouper activity, particularly in deeper offshore waters, but dedicated anglers venturing into the productive fishing grounds of Destin may still have opportunities to target these prized fish. Regardless of the season, mastering the art of strawberry grouper fishing offers anglers a rewarding and memorable angling experience in one of Florida's premier fishing destinations.

What techniques are popular for catching strawberry grouper in Destin?

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

Another successful method for targeting strawberry grouper in Destin is using vertical jigging techniques around underwater structures or drop-offs. Anglers use heavy jigs and varying jigging motions to entice strikes from strawberry grouper as they suspend in the water column or patrol the bottom. With their voracious feeding behavior, strawberry grouper are often quick to respond to jigs, providing anglers with thrilling battles and the opportunity to land impressive catches.

Trolling can also be an effective technique for targeting strawberry grouper in Destin, particularly around areas with rocky bottoms or reefs where these fish are known to frequent. Anglers may use artificial lures or live bait rigs, trolling them at varying speeds and depths to mimic the movement of prey. Strawberry grouper are known for their aggressive strikes, so anglers must be prepared for an exhilarating fight once a fish takes the bait. Mastering these fishing techniques allows anglers to enjoy a rewarding angling experience targeting strawberry grouper in the productive fishing grounds of Destin.

What other species are popular in Destin?

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

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

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

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great job putting us on fish. Great experience all the way around. Only disappointing part fish were poorly cleaned with rib cage and guts put into bags. Had to RE clean fish.

    Keith K. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a blast with captain Rick and his deck hand !

    Aaron O. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    If you want to catch fish go to capt Rick plain and simple. He put us on fish left and right. We came for red snapper but cap wasn't just gonna let us catch snapper. We limited out on snapper with in the first hour. Then he got us hooked up on Mingo, whitey, Mai Mahi, goggle eye. We had more fish then we know what to do with. Great charter, great captain and deck hand.

    Michael R. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Wonderful Captain and First Mate! We had a great time and caught a ton of fish. We would highly recommend them.

    Anna L. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Was first time going out deep-sea the captain and his deckhand well good me and my family had a great time

    Thomas E M. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jason and First Mate Blaine were great. Boat was clean and comfortable. We caught all we could handle and had a great day. We’ll definitely be back next year. Thanks!

    Johnnie W. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Blaine was super helpful and courteous. Captain did excellent job putting us on fish. Will be back

    Stephen B. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Rick leads a fine charter, and his deckhand Logan were instrumental in enjoying our time catching as many fish as possible.

    Chris S. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Rick and Logan are awesome, would love to go out with these guys again. Despite the weather we still went out and caught fish. Could have only imagined how well the trip could have been if Mother Nature had been nicer.

    Jeremy B. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason and Blane were great. Limited out on Snapper and had a blast!! Would highly recommend Captain Jason and Blane!!

    Tom H. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jason and Blaine (sp?) were awesome! We scheduled this trip MONTHS in advance and anticipation grew as our date finally approached, only to be met with rain and high winds on our original date. Captain Jason stayed in communication with us and offered an alternate date we could go out; thankfully we were still going to be in town on vacation. There was a variety of fish caught, some had to be thrown back due to size or not yet in season, but all in all it was a good day at sea (even with myself spending a good majority in the cabin due to sea sickness). The hubs even caught a shark! We would definitely use this team again!

    Jennifer W. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Jason proactively reached out the day we booked to confirm, learn about our fishing interests, and prep us. He texted the night before with all the details for the next morning. He and Blaine were ready and eager to get out and show us a great time. Blaine was awesome giving us instructions and tips to make sure we had success. He worked his tail off for us and had a blast while doing it. Got 2 black fins right away and had an awesome day in the Gulf. Will be telling all our friends from up North to book!

    Mark H. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Our trip with Captain Rick and his first rate deckhand Logan was fantastic. They put us on multiple fish of different types and we tried different methods, some trolling, a lot of bottom fishing and some deep water with electric reels. We caught a lot of large triggerfish, three King mackerels and enough Mingo (vermillion) snapper that we had far too much fish to eat over the next two days. The boat was fantastic, offering the six of us more than enough space to spread out and all fish at once, and Logan was knowledgeable and efficient at everything. I really enjoyed catching a small shark and we had a larger one steal some of our fish to add a little excitement. Near the end of the day we had a large amberjack up to the boat but unfortunately he got off. We played with a few barracuda as well, caught a few snapper and small groupers that we couldn't keep and in between spots, we could chat and I enjoyed learning about the local waters and the trade. I personally caught 22 fish and my son got 21 so we were busy. The weather was near perfect and Rick adeptly steered us around a small storm, where we got to see a waterspout. I would highly recommend Gulf Bay - we had a blast and really enjoyed getting to learn from a couple of true professionals. Thank you Captain Rick, thank you Logan!

    Mike C. with Jake D. of Pensacola, Florida

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