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trip description for Offshore Classic in Shalimar

Get offshore and go after some classic sportfishing species with Captain Jonathan, an experienced saltwater angler and a top-tier guide in Destin. You'll chase a range of big-time fish, including Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo, and Sharks, as well as bottomfish such as Grouper and Snapper. Captain Jonathan knows how to put you on the fish, but once the rod is in your hands, its just you versus the fastest pelagic predators that the Gulf has to offer! Be prepared to go up against some exciting, hard-fighting fish as well as big, heavy line-snappers. The Captain will come prepare with everything you need to hook up, including rods, reels, bait, tackle, and most importantly, his expertise and experience. On the morning of the trip, you'll set to aboard his 31' sportfisher, a beautiful boat that's perfect for the nearshore and offshore waters of the Gulf. It's equipped with all the necessary gear and amenities to give you both a successful and comfortable charter experience. To maximize your time, make sure to bring proper clothing, a hat, polarized sunglasses, and sunscreen! Read More

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trip description for Nearshore Reefs and Wrecks in Shalimar

The sunny waters off of Destin, FL are home to some of the best nearshore sportfishing species, and you'll be able to take a shot at them all with Captain Jonathan! Cast out towards underwater structure and wrecks for Sheepshead, Triggerfish, Grouper, and Snapper, and then get ready to battle these tough fish to the surface. To get at these bottom-living species, you'll be dropping your bait and lures deep and jigging to get their attention. Captain Jonathan knows how to put you on the fish, but once you're hooked up, it's your strength, stamina, and skill versus some of the brawniest fish that the Gulf has to offer. Captain Jonathan will come prepared with everything you need for a successful and comfortable charter. He'll supply the rods, reels, bait, tackle—and most importantly, his expertise in these waters. To maximize your experience, bring proper clothing, a hat, polarized sunglasses, and sunscreen. On the morning of the trip, you'll set out aboard his 31' sportfisher, the ideal craft for the nearshore waters off of Destin. Get ready for a fun and fishy day! Read More

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trip description for 6 Hour Trip in Destin

6 Hour trips are great for getting out into the Gulf of Mexico and seeing what it has to offer without spending the entire day out there. Depending on the season, target species can be Triggerfish, Red Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Mackerel, shark fishing etc Read More

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trip description for Shark Fishing Charter in Destin

We are located behind Dewey Destin’s on the harbor. We share a parking lot with Luther’s Pontoon and Dewey’s. Please pull all the way down the hill to the water the morning of (free parking) and we can get everyone loaded up. We recommend you bring drinks/snacks and sunscreen. It will be hot! But we do have AC inside the boat as well as a restroom. We leave the dock at 5:30am so we ask if you could try and come a few minutes early so we can get everyone signed in and load your bags on the boat. A run down of our shark fishing charters: We make our way to our shark fishing spot, which is only about 10 mins away/less than a mile off shore. Then we will then throw the anchor and chum the waters with carcasses from the previous day and get our 3 big shark rods out. We have them all at different levels, one at the bottom, one mid-water and one floating on top. After we get those out and everyone is comfy we will get a couple of bottom fishing rods out to try and catch some snappers, trigger fish, etc. This is what we will do while we wait for the shark bite. The sharks will smell our chum and come to us so we have to be patient. Once we get the shark hooked up, we will get all of the other rods reeled in, throw the poly ball connected to our anchor and fight the shark. This way we can move with the shark and back down on him if needed. I hope this was helpful! Please let me know if you have any questions. We look forward to fishing with y'all. Read More

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trip description for Bottom Fishing, Trolling or Both - 31' in Destin

These 4 hour trips off plenty of action. We can take you fishing on the reefs for lots of different snapper species like snappers, groupers, triggerfish, amberjacks or we can take you trolling for other species. Each trip is a custom trip around your goals and what you want to accomplish! WHY CHOOSE US? We offer deep sea fishing services in the Destin, Florida. Our goal is to exceed expectations and provide an unforgettable experience on the water. We offer custom private deep-sea and shark fishing trips. We are a private charter so you get your own private boat and captain. With our being a private charter, you get to choose what you want to catch rather than us telling you what you will catch. We always asks our clients what their goals are and offer them different options and suggestions to meet those goals. So, whether you are wanting to go trolling or bottom fishing on our reefs and wrecks we will make it happen. Making memories is our goal, so please join us for a fun day of fishing and bring home a great catch! Call us directly today to talk about your next fishing trip! Read More

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Bottom Fishing, Trolling Or Both - 31'

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trip description for The Ole Destin Special in Destin

The only thing that changes between the different time offerings is the size of the fish you'll have the opportunity of catching. The more time you book, the more distance Captain Eric can cover, the bigger the fish you'll be hooking into! No matter if it's a 6hr or a 12-hour trip you'll be as soon as you hit the open water as Captain Eric and crew will launch the outriggers to highspeed troll your way out offshore to the fishing grounds. Captain Eric has been fishing in Destin his whole life and has been a licensed charter captain for 35 years, he has tons and tons of offshore honey holes marked on his GPS from over the years and will bounce around between them while keeping lines in the water to troll! While the main targets will be bottom fish at his honey holes like Vermillion Snapper, Red Snapper, Trigger Fish, and Grouper, you can also expect bites from King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and other pelagics while trolling between spots. Summertime trips are mainly focused on Red Snapper, specifically when the season is open. You'll be fishing on board a 41' Hatteras sportfisher. This luxury vessel is purpose-built for offshore fishing, and is totally tricked out with amenities for your comfort and enjoyment! On board, you'll be able to relax and enjoy yourself while you wait for the reels to start screaming! Overall, this nearshore fishing trip in Destin, FL, promises to be an exciting adventure that combines the thrill of the catch with the beauty of the natural environment. With Captain Eric's expertise, top-quality fishing gear, and some of the best fishing spots in the area, you will have everything you need to make the most of your fishing trip. So, get ready to reel in the catch of a lifetime in the beautiful waters around Destin, FL! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Charter in Shalimar

What are the best fishing charters in Shalimar?

Why should I book a fishing charter in Shalimar with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 193 trips in Shalimar, and the most popular trips in the area are Destin Rod-Bender guided by Robert, State Water Trolling/Bottom Fishing guided by Jason, and Offshore Classic guided by Jonathan.

Our guides in Shalimar are rated a 4.89 out of 5 based on 3191 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 charters / fishing lessons in Shalimar? Check out our beginner and family friendly charters in Shalimar.

What types of fishing charters are common in Shalimar?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular in Shalimar as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Shalimar are: 1. red snapper, 2. kingfish, 3. spanish mackerel, and 4. mahi mahi.

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

How much do Shalimar fishing charters cost?

in Shalimar prices can range anywhere from about $775 to $7,074, but the average price for a half day trip in Shalimar is $1,561. The average price for a full day trip in Shalimar is $4,265.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in Shalimar?

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

Do I need a Shalimar fishing license and what are the bag limits in Shalimar?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Shalimar, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Shalimar. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Shalimar.

What is fishing in Shalimar all about?

Fishing in Shalimar, Florida, offers anglers a charming blend of tranquility and excitement against the backdrop of the beautiful Emerald Coast. Situated along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay and in close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, Shalimar provides anglers with diverse opportunities to explore both saltwater and freshwater fishing. Whether casting lines from the pier, shoreline, or venturing out into the bay aboard a boat, fishing enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of experiences while surrounded by the area's stunning natural scenery.

One of the highlights of fishing in Shalimar is the chance to target a wide range of prized gamefish that inhabit the local waters. Choctawhatchee Bay is home to species such as redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and sheepshead, offering anglers ample opportunities for inshore fishing adventures. Additionally, the nearby Gulf of Mexico boasts an abundance of offshore species, including snapper, grouper, king mackerel, and amberjack, providing anglers with the chance to reel in some impressive catches.

Beyond the thrill of the catch, fishing in Shalimar offers anglers a chance to unwind and connect with nature in a serene coastal setting. Whether fishing at sunrise as the bay comes to life with activity or enjoying a peaceful evening on the water as the sun sets over the horizon, anglers can experience the beauty and tranquility of Shalimar's waters. With its rich biodiversity, scenic landscapes, and year-round fishing opportunities, Shalimar stands as a premier destination for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing experience along Florida's Gulf Coast.

What are the most popular months to fish in Shalimar?

Fishing seasons in Shalimar, Florida, offer anglers a dynamic and ever-changing array of opportunities throughout the year. Springtime heralds the start of the prime fishing season, as warming waters and longer days trigger a surge in activity among many gamefish species. Anglers can target a variety of prized catches, including speckled trout, redfish, and flounder, in the shallow waters of Choctawhatchee Bay and the surrounding estuaries. Spring also marks the arrival of baitfish, attracting predatory gamefish like Spanish mackerel and kingfish closer to shore, providing anglers with thrilling opportunities for both inshore and nearshore fishing adventures.

Summer brings its own excitement to the fishing scene in Shalimar, with warm waters and longer days creating ideal conditions for a variety of species. Inshore anglers can continue to target speckled trout, redfish, and flounder in the bay, while offshore anglers can venture out into the Gulf of Mexico in search of larger pelagic species such as mahi-mahi, king mackerel, and tuna. Additionally, summer offers excellent opportunities for bottom fishing, with grouper, snapper, and amberjack abundant on the offshore reefs and wrecks.

As the temperatures begin to cool in the fall, fishing in Shalimar reaches a crescendo of excitement. The arrival of cooler weather triggers a flurry of activity among many species, including speckled trout, redfish, and flounder, as they prepare for the upcoming winter months. Anglers can enjoy the thrill of targeting these prized gamefish in the bay and estuaries, while offshore anglers can continue to pursue pelagic species in the Gulf of Mexico. With its mild climate and abundant marine life, fall offers anglers the perfect opportunity to experience the best that Shalimar's fishing season has to offer.

What types of fishing are popular in Shalimar?

In Shalimar, Florida, anglers have a variety of fishing techniques to choose from, each offering its own unique experience and challenges. One popular method is inshore fishing, which involves targeting species that inhabit the shallow waters of Choctawhatchee Bay and the surrounding estuaries. Anglers can use light tackle and live bait or artificial lures to target species such as speckled trout, redfish, flounder, and sheepshead. Inshore fishing allows anglers to explore the bay's intricate mangrove shorelines, grass flats, and oyster beds, providing opportunities for both novice and experienced anglers to enjoy a rewarding fishing experience.

For anglers seeking a more adventurous challenge, offshore fishing in Shalimar offers the chance to pursue larger pelagic species in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Offshore anglers can target a variety of gamefish, including king mackerel, mahi-mahi, tuna, and amberjack, by trolling with artificial lures or live bait, bottom fishing over reefs and wrecks, or drifting over offshore structures. With its expansive offshore waters and abundance of marine life, offshore fishing in Shalimar provides anglers with exhilarating opportunities to test their skills and reel in some impressive catches.

Another popular fishing technique in Shalimar is kayak fishing, which allows anglers to explore the area's shallow waters and hidden fishing spots with ease. Kayaks provide anglers with a stealthy and environmentally friendly means of navigating the bay and estuaries, allowing them to access secluded fishing areas that are inaccessible to larger boats. Whether targeting redfish along the mangrove shorelines, speckled trout on the grass flats, or flounder in the shallow bays, kayak fishing in Shalimar offers anglers a tranquil and immersive fishing experience amidst the area's stunning natural beauty.

What species are popular in Shalimar?

In Shalimar, Florida, anglers are treated to a diverse range of fishing species inhabiting the local waters, providing ample opportunities for memorable fishing experiences. Among the most sought-after catches in Shalimar is the speckled trout, prized for its fighting spirit and delectable flavor. These feisty gamefish can be found prowling the shallow flats, grass beds, and deeper channels of Choctawhatchee Bay, offering anglers the chance to reel in some impressive catches year-round.

Another popular species to target in Shalimar is the redfish, known for its hard-hitting strikes and powerful runs. Redfish are abundant in the bay's shallow waters, marshes, and oyster bars, making them accessible to anglers of all skill levels. Whether sight casting to tailing redfish on the flats or targeting them around submerged structure, anglers can enjoy thrilling encounters with these iconic gamefish against the backdrop of Shalimar's scenic coastline.

Additionally, Shalimar offers excellent opportunities to catch a variety of other inshore species, including flounder, sheepshead, and black drum. These species can be found in the bay's estuaries, around docks and bridges, and along the mangrove shorelines, providing anglers with a diverse range of fishing experiences. Whether casting from the shore, pier, or boat, anglers in Shalimar can enjoy the thrill of pursuing a variety of prized gamefish in the area's rich and vibrant waters.

What are the best places to fish in Shalimar?

Shalimar, Florida, offers anglers a variety of excellent fishing spots to explore, each with its own unique charm and opportunities. One standout location is the Choctawhatchee Bay, which surrounds Shalimar and provides abundant fishing opportunities for anglers of all skill levels. With its shallow flats, grass beds, and mangrove shorelines, Choctawhatchee Bay is home to a diverse range of inshore species, including speckled trout, redfish, flounder, and sheepshead. Anglers can cast their lines from the shore, pier, or boat, enjoying the scenic beauty of the bay while pursuing their favorite gamefish.

Another popular fishing spot in Shalimar is the Shalimar Bridge, which spans the western end of Choctawhatchee Bay and offers anglers convenient access to prime fishing grounds. Anglers can fish from the bridge's fishing pier or explore the surrounding waters by kayak or small boat. The Shalimar Bridge provides excellent opportunities to target species like speckled trout, redfish, and flounder, as well as the chance to enjoy panoramic views of the bay and surrounding coastline.

For anglers seeking a more secluded fishing experience, the Eglin Reservation offers pristine freshwater fishing opportunities in the nearby rivers and creeks. Anglers can explore the tranquil waters of the Yellow River, Shoal River, and other waterways, casting their lines for species such as largemouth bass, bream, and catfish. With its unspoiled natural beauty and abundant wildlife, the Eglin Reservation provides a peaceful and rewarding fishing experience for anglers looking to escape the crowds and immerse themselves in nature.

Other things to do in Shalimar

Aside from fishing, Shalimar, Florida, offers visitors a variety of activities to enjoy during their stay. Nature enthusiasts can explore the breathtaking beauty of nearby parks and nature reserves, such as the Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park. This scenic park features hiking trails, picnic areas, and opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife viewing amidst its lush forests and pristine waterways. Visitors can paddle along the tranquil bayou or simply relax and soak in the serene surroundings.

History buffs will appreciate the opportunity to delve into the area's rich cultural heritage at sites like Fort Walton Beach's Indian Temple Mound Museum. This museum showcases artifacts and exhibits detailing the history and culture of the indigenous peoples who once inhabited the region, offering visitors a fascinating glimpse into the area's past. Additionally, nearby attractions such as the Air Force Armament Museum provide insight into the military history of the area, with displays of historic aircraft and weaponry.

For those seeking outdoor adventure, Shalimar is just a short drive away from the stunning beaches and emerald waters of the Gulf Coast. Visitors can spend their days sunbathing, swimming, or beachcombing along the pristine shoreline of nearby Destin or Fort Walton Beach. Watersports enthusiasts can try their hand at activities like kayaking, paddleboarding, or parasailing, while those looking for relaxation can simply unwind and enjoy the stunning Gulf views. With its abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, Shalimar offers something for everyone to enjoy beyond the fishing waters.

Does Shalimar have good fishing?

Shalimar, located in the Florida Panhandle, is an excellent destination for fishing enthusiasts. Nestled along Choctawhatchee Bay, this charming town offers access to a variety of fishing environments, including bays, bayous, and the nearby Gulf of Mexico. The area's diverse aquatic habitats support a wide range of fish species, making it a rewarding spot for both inshore and offshore fishing.

Inshore fishing in Shalimar is particularly popular due to the abundance of species like Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Flounder. The calm, shallow waters of Choctawhatchee Bay provide ideal conditions for casting from a boat, kayak, or even from the shore. Anglers often find success fishing around the numerous docks, piers, and grassy flats that dot the bay. The bay's structure and nutrient-rich waters create a perfect environment for these sought-after game fish.

For those looking to venture further out, the nearby Gulf of Mexico offers thrilling offshore fishing opportunities. Species such as King Mackerel, Snapper, and Grouper can be found in the deeper waters off the coast of Shalimar. Charter services are available for guided trips, making it easier for anglers to target these larger, more challenging fish. Whether you're a novice angler or a seasoned pro, Shalimar's diverse fishing options and beautiful surroundings make it a fantastic place to enjoy a day on the water.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    What an amazing trip!!!! Great captain and deck hand!!! Caught a shark a bunch of snappers and other stuff!!!!

    Josh . with Kyle L. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was an incredible and unique experience. The boat was clean and well maintained and Capt Robert was great! He worked hard to make sure we got some fish to take home and taught us fresh water fisherman a thing or 2 about ocean fishing. Absolutely recommend.

    Charles A. with Robert J. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Seth did a great job! He went above and beyond! We enjoyed our day and highly recommend!

    Ann M. with Seth L. of Niceville, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip. My son and I took this trip to get on snapper and we did. Then we ended up hooked on a bull shark and the captain did everything in his power to get the shark to the surface. It was definitely a life time experience that we will never forget. Thank you for the amazing memories I made with my son. Worth every penny.

    James L. with Jason Y. of Shalimar, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Zach initially was unavailable but he got us hooked up with another boat quick and it was a great trip! The captain and his first mate were very knowledgeable about where the fish were and we never had to wait for bait, they got our poles ready, took the fish off and we had a great experience! The boat was very clean and we will for sure book with them next year! Highly recommend!

    Destany O. with Zachary W. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Katie and Nick are the absolute bomb!!!! Been coming to Destin for years waiting to find the right captain, don’t waste anymore time, if you’re looking for BIG SHARKS, Captain Katie is your girl!!! During the wait they kept the action going on smaller lines the entire time! And once the bite was on it was ON!!! Hats off Captain Katie, you are definitely one of the best!

    Paul-Jason Q. with Katie A. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    After a few delays due to a tropical storm we were able to get out and fish! We had a great time and everyone was very nice and helpful!! Great trip!!

    Sheri D. with Reid P. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time. Caught a good many fish, of different species.

    Jeff K. with David S. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Hunter was our guide for the trip and was a pleasure to fish with. Very knowledgeable. New where to go, took care of our 2 teenage boys from baiting all our hooks to untangling the boys quite a few times with a smile. We enjoyed the trip and will be calling again ne t year when we come back.

    Jeffrey B. with Hunter R. of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    It was a great trip. I caught some pretty fish and a stingray. Captain Seth was a great guide and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend this guide!

    Wiley W. with Seth L. of Niceville, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Stellar Review for an Unforgettable Fish Charter Experience Our recent fish charter experience with Captain Katie and her first mate, Nick, was nothing short of phenomenal! I took my 13 and 11-year-old boys shark fishing, and Captain Katie did not disappoint. We landed an impressive 9' tiger shark that gave us an exhilarating challenge and wore us out in the best way possible. The excitement didn't stop there. Captain Katie expertly guided us to prime spots where we caught mackerel, bonita, and snapper, keeping the adrenaline high and the action continuous. We go charter fishing every year, and I can confidently say that this was the most enjoyable and memorable trip we've ever had. The crew's professionalism, expertise, and friendly demeanor made the entire experience exceptional. I highly recommend this crew for anyone looking for an unforgettable fishing adventure!

    Adam D. with Katie A. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Capt Brantley and Josh made the trip awesome. We tied into a pair of Wahoo on the trip out and ripped loads of fish while out Anyone and I mean anyone experience or not NEEDS to book and go out with these guys Thanks so much again See yall in the Fall

    Mark R. with Brantley G. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    My 12 yr old daughter and I went out with Robbie on June 24, 2024. Robbie knew where the fish were. It was a great day and even better memories with my daughter. Thanks again, Robbie. I look forward to fishing with you again next year!

    Drew A. with Robbie B. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I have gone on many fishing charters, and this was one of the best. They put us on a lot of fish,definitely worth it!!

    Mark B. with Harold S. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great guy. Did an awesome job!! Caught multiple species. Would 100% book another trip with Jason.

    James T. with Jason Y. of Shalimar, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was initially planned with Ryan but change to Captain Blake. He was phenomenal. Helpful though all. Knew where the fish were.

    Thomas R. with Ryan H. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time. A bit too windy but caught lots of fish.

    Stanley M. with David S. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great day of Fishing! Caught fish the entire trip! Thanks for a memorable day!

    Kirk T. with Jason R. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome time!!

    Patricia R. with Reid P. of Destin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time. Captain Jay was extremely knowledgeable and found us the perfect spots. We had our limit early on large red snappers and trolled for mahimahi. The boat was clean and handled a moderately rough water very well. We highly recommend and will be back!

    Tracy L. with Jason Y. of Shalimar, Florida

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