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Overnighter Under The Stars

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Day At The Gym

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52 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,800
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42 ft 1 - 6 People From $4,700
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trip description for Overnight Trip – Bluewater in Panama City

Captain Justin will take you on an offshore fishing adventure of a lifetime in Panama City Beach, Florida! This overnight adventure is perfect for the more experienced angler who wants to catch a new trophy. You can choose one of three trip options: a 24, 48, or 72-hour trip. **24-Hour Trip** You’ll be trolling for Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Tuna, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), Wahoo, and many more species. **48-and 72-Hour Trip** During the day, you'll be trolling for Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Tuna, Dolphin, and Wahoo. At night, you’ll be fishing for Swordfish, so bring your game face! If you're a serious sport fisherman looking to beat a personal best, this is the trip for you! On **all of these trips**, you’ll be fishing aboard Captain Justin’s 48-foot Sportfisher powered by two 735 HP Detroit Diesel engines. You’ll be out to your fishing destination in no time. She can accommodate up to 6 anglers. Don’t forget to bring some food and drinks for the day, a hat, and sunscreen. Captain Justin will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and lures. A first mate will also be on board to help at all times. Come and explore this fishing paradise and make some everlasting memories with Captain Justin! Read More

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Overnight Trip – Bluewater

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48 ft 1 - 6 People From $7,200
Fishing in Pensacola
Fishing in Pensacola
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trip description for Pensacola Fishing Frenzy in Pensacola

Head out with Captain James and for a memorable day out on the Emerald Coast! Pensacola is the perfect spot to go after exciting inshore species in the bays and canals, or venture out into the Gulf for some big catches. On this 6 to 12 -hour trip, Captain James will cruise you through the beautiful Pensacola inshores or take you up to 9 miles offshore to go after some Black Grouper, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Redfish, and Sheepshead. You'll be targeting these fish using light tackle or doing some bottom fishing. Don't get discouraged if the fishing is slow; Captain James knows over 950 fishing hotspots in the area so he'll get you to another one in no time for a fresh start! You’ll be fishing aboard a 26’ Glacier Bay Canyon Runner center console that can hold up to 6 guests. All ages are welcome aboard, and this vessel will get you where you need to be on the Pensacola coast with ease! She comes complete with all the essential navigational and safety equipment. Captain James will provide all rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and any food or drinks you might want out on the water. Book your trip and come experience world-famous Florida fishing! Read More

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Pensacola Fishing Frenzy

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $800
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trip description for Offshore Fishing (FADs / Oil Rigs) in Gulf Breeze

We are your offshore pelagic fishing source out of Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, Florida. We fish out of a large comfortable fast vessel. The 40ft seahunter is an offshore deep sea fishing machine. No more long slow boat rides to fish. With speeds from 40-50mph at cruise with the 3 Yamaha engines, we can get offshore in no time. The FADs is an incredible place to fish out of Pensacola Fl. Mahi mahi, Wahoo, Tuna , Billfish all frequent this area. We also fish the deep water floating oil rigs and drill ships for the same species. We will pick you up from the boat ramp either 5/6 am, depending on the trip. We also can accommodate other pick up times and location. The fuel burned during the trip is not included in the price , we only charge for what we burn, everything is transparent. This is ultimate experience for chasing pelagic fish in Pensacola. Read More

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Offshore Fishing (FADs / Oil Rigs)

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40 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,800
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trip description for Destin Fishing Fun in Destin

Join Captain Matthew on an action-packed outdoor adventure in Destin, Florida! Captain Matthew will help you catch Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, Dorado (Mahi Mahi), and even Yellowfin Tuna as you travel 35-55 miles offshore. You can also fish deep reefs for Scamp Grouper, Red Snapper and Vermilion Snapper (depending on the season), and Amberjack. For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP. The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water. Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Bring food and drinks for the day as well as a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

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Destin Fishing Fun

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42 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,600
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trip description for Offshore Marlin Special in Destin

If you’ve never caught a Marlin before, today is the day to check it off your bucket list! This trip is for the more experienced anglers who enjoy the thrill of catching those trophy-sized billfish, and there's no better guide to lead you on this excursion than Captain Matthew! You’ll travel between 40-65 miles off the Florida coast in search of Blue Marlin and White Marlin as well as Sailfish. You might also get bites from Wahoo and Dorado (Mahi Mahi) along the way. For these trips, Captain Matthew uses a 42 ft Buddy Davis sportfishing boat. It has ample space for your group (6 anglers max) to have a five-star fishing experience. The boat cruises a hair under 30 knots thanks to her Twin Cummins QSM-11 engines which kick out well over a combined 1,200 HP. The list of features aboard this beauty can be fairly summed up as “everything.” Inside, you will find a full head (restroom), galley (lounge), and cabins with bunk beds, all blissfully air-conditioned. Up on deck, you have outriggers, downriggers, tuna tubes, live wells, a fighting chair, and all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need to have a productive day on the water. Captain Matthew will provide all bait and fishing licenses as well. Get ready for a monster day on the water with Captain Matthew! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Destin

Offshore Marlin Special

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42 ft 1 - 6 People From $4,700
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Fishing in Destin
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trip description for Day at the Gym 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. Great Bottom Fishing for, Red Snapper, Vermillion Snappers, Mangrove Snappers, Lane Snappers, White Snappers, Triggerfish, Groupers, and Amberjacks. *Reef fish are seasonal to keep, but we always go for the good eating ones! 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 2 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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Day At The Gym

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52 ft 1 - 6 People From $2,800
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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 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 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 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

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 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

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Destin

Destin Fishing To The Fullest

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25 ft 1 - 6 People From $900

Everything to Know About Booking a Destin white marlin fishing charter

What are the best white marlin fishing charters in Destin?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 10 white marlin trips in Destin, and the most popular trips in the area are Spring Offshore Special guided by Matthew, Overnighter Under the Stars guided by Matthew, and Rodeo Fishing Special Trip guided by Matthew.

Our guides in Destin are rated a 5 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 white marlin guides / fishing lessons in Destin? Check out our beginner and family friendly white marlin guides in Destin.

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

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for white marlin in Destin as well as nearshore fishing and inshore fishing.

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

How much do Destin white marlin fishing charters cost?

for white marlin in Destin prices can range anywhere from about $1,800 to $14,400, but the average price for a half day trip for white marlin in Destin is $1,000. The average price for a full day trip for white marlin in Destin is $5,982.

What month is best for white marlin fishing in Destin?

The most popular season for white marlin fishing in Destin is summer, and most anglers book their trips 33 days in advance.

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

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Destin don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Destin.

What is white marlin fishing in Destin all about?

In Destin, white marlin fishing offers anglers an exciting opportunity to target one of the most prized game fish in the Gulf of Mexico. White marlin are highly sought after for their impressive speed, agility, and challenging fights. These majestic creatures are known for their distinct blue-black dorsal fins and long, slender bodies, making them a thrilling catch for both experienced and novice anglers alike.

White marlin season in Destin typically coincides with the warmer months, from late spring through early fall, when the waters are warmer and the fish migrate closer to the shore. Anglers often target white marlin in deep offshore waters, where they can be found around underwater structures, reefs, and continental shelves. Trolling is a common technique used to catch white marlin, with anglers using a variety of artificial lures, such as skirted trolling baits and rigged ballyhoo, to entice these elusive predators.

When targeting white marlin in Destin, anglers should be prepared for a fast-paced and exhilarating fishing experience. White marlin are known for their aggressive strikes and acrobatic leaps when hooked, requiring anglers to maintain a steady hand and quick reflexes. It's essential to use heavy-duty tackle and sturdy fishing gear to handle the strength and agility of these powerful fish. With proper preparation and a bit of luck, landing a white marlin in Destin can be a memorable and rewarding adventure for any angler seeking the thrill of offshore sportfishing.

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

In Destin, white marlin seasons typically coincide with the warmer months, from late spring through early fall. During this time, the waters of the Gulf of Mexico warm up, attracting white marlin closer to the shore and creating prime conditions for fishing. White marlin are migratory species, and they move with the changing temperatures, often following baitfish and other prey species as they travel along the coast.

The peak season for white marlin in Destin is usually in the summer months, particularly from June to August, when water temperatures are at their highest and the fish are most active. Anglers can expect to encounter white marlin in deeper offshore waters, where they congregate around underwater structures, reefs, and continental shelves. However, white marlin fishing in Destin can also be productive in the spring and early fall months, providing opportunities for anglers to target these prized game fish throughout much of the year.

While white marlin can be found offshore in Destin during the warmer months, weather conditions and sea conditions can vary, affecting fishing opportunities. Anglers should pay attention to weather forecasts and ocean conditions before heading out on the water to ensure a safe and successful fishing trip. Additionally, local charter captains and fishing guides in Destin can provide valuable insights into the best times and locations to target white marlin, helping anglers make the most of their fishing excursions in this popular Gulf Coast destination.

What techniques are popular for catching white marlin in Destin?

White marlin fishing in Destin requires a combination of skill, patience, and knowledge of effective techniques to maximize your chances of success. One of the most common techniques used by anglers is trolling, where boats cruise along at a steady speed while dragging a variety of artificial lures and rigged baits behind them. This method allows anglers to cover a large area of water and present their baits at different depths, increasing the likelihood of enticing a white marlin strike.

When trolling for white marlin in Destin, anglers often use a spread of lures and baits, including skirted trolling baits, rigged ballyhoo, and artificial lures such as plastic squid or trolling feathers. These lures mimic the movement of baitfish, which white marlin prey upon, making them attractive targets for these predators. Anglers may also use planers or downriggers to vary the depth at which their baits are presented, allowing them to target white marlin at different depths in the water column.

Another effective technique for white marlin fishing in Destin is live bait fishing. Anglers may use live baitfish such as mullet, sardines, or blue runners to entice white marlin to strike. Live bait can be fished using a variety of methods, including slow trolling, drifting, or kite fishing. The key is to present the live bait in a natural and enticing manner, allowing it to swim freely and attract the attention of hungry white marlin. With the right presentation and a bit of luck, anglers can hook into these elusive game fish and enjoy the thrill of battling a powerful white marlin in the waters off Destin.

What other species are popular in Destin?

In addition to white marlin, Destin offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, making it a prime destination for sport fishing enthusiasts. One popular species among anglers is the mahi mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado. These colorful and acrobatic fish are abundant in the warm waters off Destin and are known for their delicious taste and spirited fights. Anglers often target mahi mahi by trolling with brightly colored lures or live baitfish, such as ballyhoo or squid, near floating debris, weed lines, or offshore structures.

Another prized catch in Destin is the red snapper, a popular reef fish known for its vibrant coloration and firm, flavorful flesh. Red snapper are commonly found around offshore reefs, wrecks, and artificial structures, where they feed on smaller fish and crustaceans. Anglers can target red snapper using a variety of techniques, including bottom fishing with live or dead bait, vertical jigging, or casting artificial lures. Due to their aggressive feeding habits and strong fighting abilities, red snapper provide anglers with exciting battles and rewarding catches.

For those seeking a challenge, Destin is also home to a variety of billfish species, including blue marlin, sailfish, and swordfish. These majestic predators inhabit the deeper offshore waters and are known for their impressive size, strength, and speed. Anglers targeting billfish often use trolling techniques with large artificial lures or rigged baits, such as mullet or ballyhoo, to entice strikes. Additionally, live bait fishing with large baitfish or squid can be highly effective for targeting these apex predators. Whether targeting mahi mahi, red snapper, billfish, or other species, anglers visiting Destin are sure to enjoy an unforgettable fishing experience in the rich waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Weren't able to make it offshore do to windy conditions and rough seas. Fished in the Bay instead.

    Gib H. with James C. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Matt and his deckhand, Steve were very competent and professional. We had 8 lines out trolling for most of the 14 hour day. Steve even continued on with a good laceration on his hand from the first wahoo we caught. We landed two wahoos and didn’t get many more bites even though they had us constantly trolling with many lines in the water. Matt is a good fisherman and I’ve been out with many over the years. We would definitely recommend them as a competent pelagic fishing operation.

    Charles M. with Matthew C. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain James was awesome. Very knowledgeable and took us out to several different locations to help us try to find the best spots. I would highly recommend Captain Experiences for deep sea fishing.

    Amy K. with James C. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    It’s was good but got rained out. Didn’t get to fish much at all. Can’t really put a star rating on trip because of weather but I really like our captain

    James R. with James C. of Pensacola, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip!

    Jordan M. with Matthew C. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great time capt jimmy and Roger the deck hand were outstanding my wife caught her first fish we will be back!!!

    William B. with Justin S. of Panama City, Florida

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