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Private groups up to 6 guests max. Launch with Captain Bryan to chase down Miami's offshore big game! Please note that the full day 8 hour trips require a 1 hour travel time to and from the fishing grounds offshore, but the fihsing is well worth the wait! You will be fishing aboard Captain Bryan's 42' Sea Ray sportfisher, equipped with twin 350 Cummins Diesel engines capable of running from Miami to Bimini in a couple of hour. You won't be ripping it to Bimini on this 5-hour adventure, but you will be getting out to the fishing grounds as quickly as possible! Miami is known for its outstanding populations of Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Mackerel, Amberjack, and Grouper. All of which require a slightly different technique or location to catch so make sure you tell your captain what species you'd like to target most! The price includes Captain, Mate, boat, fuel, live bait, dead bait, fishing licenses, all necessary tackle, bottled waters and ice. Feel free to bring any food or drinks you want. Alcohol and glass bottles are perfectly fine too! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Miami

3/4 Day Offshore Big Game Trip

100% (20)
42 ft 6 People From $108 per person
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Captain Emilio invites you on a deep-sea fishing adventure in the productive waters of South Padre Island, Texas. For these 6, 8, 10 and 12-hour adventures, Captain Emilio uses a 35’ Bertram offshore sportfishing boat that can seat up to 6 anglers. The vessel has a powerful twin Caterpillar 450 HP engine and modern navigation technology which guarantees you a safe and quick trip to your destination. You can expect to reel in some Tripletail, Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Blue Marlin, and Sailfish. Emilio will provide live bait, rods, reels, and tackle. **Fuel surcharges are included in the price of the trip so there are no surprises at the end of your trip!** There will also be a first mate at your disposal all the time. All you need to bring is a valid Texas Fishing License, food and drinks of your choice, and an ice chest for your day’s catch. Come and explore this fishing paradise and make some everlasting memories with Captain Emilio! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in South Padre Island

South Padre Island Deep Sea

94% (18)
35 ft 6 People From $206 per person
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Head out with Captain Gage for the perfect day out on the beautiful Florida waters. Whether you're looking for a 4 hour near-shore trip, a 12 hour off-shore trip, or anything in between, Captain Gage will put you where you need to be! Enjoy bottom fishing reefs for Red Snappers, Gag Groupers, Red Grouper and more. Or relax and let Captain Gage and his 27' Grady White take control to do some nearshore trolling and chase the coveted King Mackerel. All you have to do is let Captain Gage know which species you want to target, and he can make it happen! His boat comes loaded with all the gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water including all the rods, reels, tackle, bait and fishing licenses. So all you have to do is bring your favorite snack and drinks, your sun protection, and your camera and Captain Gage will take care of the rest! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Clearwater

Clearwater Mixed Bag Trip

100% (10)
27 ft 6 People From $125 per person

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Everything to Know About Booking a kingfish fishing charter

What are the best kingfish fishing charters?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 610 kingfish trips, and the most popular trips are 3/4 Day Offshore Big Game Trip guided by Bryan, South Padre Island Deep Sea guided by Emilio, and Clearwater Mixed Bag Trip guided by Gage.

Our guides are rated a 4.88 out of 5 based on 9692 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 kingfish guides? Check out our beginner and family friendly kingfish guides.

What types of kingfish fishing charters are common?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for kingfish as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

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

How much do kingfish fishing charters cost?

for kingfish prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for kingfish is $1,001. The average price for a full day trip for kingfish is $2,155.

What month is best for kingfish fishing?

The most popular season for kingfish fishing is summer, and most anglers book their trips 20 days in advance.

Do I need a fishing license for kingfish and what are the bag limits for kingfish?

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

What is a King Mackerel / Kingfish?

The king mackerel, commonly known as kingfish, uncommonly known as Scomberomorus cavalla, is a migratory member of the mackerel family and is native to the Atlantic Coast of the United States and the Gulf of Mexico down to the coast of Brazil.

Kingfish are one of the largest members of the mackerel family (smaller than its cousin the wahoo, for instance). They are a popular fish to target in the summer months and are great for nearshore fishing - you don’t need to head out too far from shore to catch them and they are usually around in good numbers.

The kingfish is similar in appearance to some other members of the mackerel family and at first glance have few distinct characteristics. They are a grey/silver fish with minuscule scales and small dorsal and pelvic fins. Juvenile fish can show yellow spots on their rear end similar to a spanish mackerel.

Kings are a popular fish for both sport and commercial operations, as it is both a powerful fish to catch that sometimes jumps and can go on some tough runs, and is also fairly abundant. They are also schooling fish, so once you’re on them, you’re on them.

### How big do King Mackerel / Kingfish get?

While they are known to get to be huge reaching 100 pounds, 70+ inches, and almost 20 years. Giant kingfish are sometimes called smokers because of their ability to peel line off of a reel so fast that it starts smoking. Kingfish are generally caught at much more reasonable weights between 10 and 30 pounds. Females are the bigger of the two genders, with males generally maxing out at around 15 pounds.

To spawn, females will shed between 50,000 and millions of eggs over the course of the spawning season and males will simultaneously release sperm, whose union is entirely by chance in the sea. Yearling fish can be 3-4 pounds and 24 inches fork length (the length from head to the split in their tail).

What's the biggest King Mackerel ever caught?

The current IGFA all tackle world record kingfish is 93 pounds, caught out of San Juan in 1999 by Steve Graulau. The Florida record stands at 90 pounds, and its not unusual for 70+ pound fish to be caught off Key West.

Where is the best place to catch Kingfish?

Kingfish can be found both inshore and offshore, but are frequently fished within a few miles in depths between 50 and 150 ft. They can be found around reefs, wrecks, and buoys, but can also swim solo when older and are frequently caught from the surf or around inlets.

They range all over the western Atlantic Ocean and are found from about North Carolina (although they can be found up to the Gulf of Maine) on the north end to Rio de Janeiro on the southern end. Florida is a great place to fish them because this is where stocks from both the Atlantic and the Gulf mingle, and they can both be found in good numbers.

Because kingfish are migratory, their numbers will vary based on the season and location, but the big kingfish generally return to the same areas year over year (for those curious, generally Texas, Louisiana, and Florida).

When should I catch Kingfish?

In the US, the season is always open for king mackerel, assuming you can find them! That being said, there is often a size limit of between 24 and 27 inches depending on the state, and a bag limit per angler per day of 2 for Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi, and 3 for the Carolinas and Georgia.

Since kingfish prefer warmer waters, they can be year round on the southern half of Florida but across the Gulf and further up the Atlantic the fishing will be best in the summer months.

There are two big groups of migratory kings that have been identified, with one preferring the Texas coast in summer to mid-Florida November to March. An Atlantic group engages in a similar pattern, spending time in the Carolinas and Virginia in the summer months and the other side of Florida in the winter.

How do you catch Kingfish?

Kingfish are schooling fish so when the bite heats up, you’re liable to get a number of fish to the boat, but its important to make sure you have the right gear - many an angler has gotten broken off by their sharp teeth. You also want to make sure you have enough line so you don’t get spooled by a particularly large king as they are known to go on big runs.

Most king mackerel are caught trolling, and often bite the tail, so make sure you set a hook in the back of your lure. Kingfish have not only sharp teeth but also good eyesight, meaning you want some sort of wire leader to avoid getting broken off but you want to keep it thin enough so it doesn’t spook any fish. Kingfish can be caught on live bait or lures. 

Are Kingfish good to eat? What are the best King Mackerel recipes?

Kingfish meat is commonly eaten but is not known to be a great food option. The meat is darker and leaner, and falls somewhere in the middle on the taste scale. Plenty are taken and eaten, but it is not particularly sought out as a dinner option. The meat tends to be a bit oily, so can be smoked well. It is also frequently marinated and grilled.

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Despite being partially damaged by recent hurricanes, the Mississippi barrier islands remain an extremely productive fishing ground and one of the best places to hook up on prize-winning fish on the Gulf Coast! Captain Robert has years of experience in this area, and is ready to take you on the trip of a lifetime. These islands provide cover and forage for tons of baitfish and other prey, which attract the big trophy species to this area in huge numbers. On this trip, you'll be chasing fish including Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Kingfish, and more in the nearshore water around these low-lying islands. Whether you're an experience angler or still a beginner, Captain Robert will put you on-target and help you fight a prizewinner all the way onto the deck! Captain Robert runs his trips aboard his 30' Sea Hunt center console. She's a versatile boat that can handle all kinds of water, and she sports twin 250-HP Yamaha outboards to get you to the fishing grounds fast. She also features top-of-the-line gear and electronics to enhance your trip. The captain will provide everything you need for a blue-ribbon day. All you need to bring is proper clothing, sun protection, and a pair of sunglasses! The fish are biting—what are you waiting for?! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Trip in D'Iberville

Biloxi Barrier Island Trip

30 ft 6 People From $108 per person
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This is a fishing trip unlike any other. When you get off the dock with Captain Joseph, you'll be stepping into more than fifty years of legendary fishing history. The fine vessel you'll be taking out is no ordinary boat, but the boat that initially inspired the bestselling book, "Jaws" and the world-famous film that followed. Your Captain was a mate on that boat when it landed the still-standing world-record Great White Shark—a 3,427 pound monster fish that remains the largest fish of any species ever landed on a rod and reel. The vessel itself is 42', completely one-of-a-kind, handcrafted Chesapeake-style fishing boat, built in 1947 by Tiffany Boat Works, now Tiffany Yachts. It was completely restored by a North Carolina nonprofit, in order to begin its new mission: taking disabled American veterans out on the fishing trip of a lifetime. The purchase of your charter trip allows an equally-sized group of American heroes the chance to get out there for free. In his own words, these trips have a huge impact: "Before my eyes, I watched a quiet group of men, who had boarded the boat timid and cautious, transformed! We engaged the group in conversation, drew them out individually and showed each how to fish for speckled trout. After just a few hits, the men started joking that they were now expert fishermen. The more fish they caught, the livelier they became. When the day drew to a close and we headed in, I invited my “experts” to come up top and drive the boat. When we arrived back at the dock, the smiles on these heroes’ faces were beyond explanation. It was as if they had a whole new outlook. One vet remarked he had no idea fishing was so much fun. These fishing trips aboard the Cricket have the potential to change people's lives. I saw it that day." Obviously, in addition to going after massive sharks, you'll have the opportunity to troll and cast out for a variety of top sportfish, from Mackerel to Mahi and more. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-timer, this trip is an unmissable chance to learn about Montauk, about fishing history, and to catch some great fish for yourself while giving back to your country's military heroes. There's simply nothing like it. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Morehead City

Disabled Vet Fishing Project

45 ft 6 People From $83 per person
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Head further offshore to explore the Destin's prolific Gulf waters anywhere from 18-20 miles offshore! These 6 hour trips give Captain Kyle more time to implement a couple different techniques to catch different pools of species. Trolling these offshore waters can solicit a Mahi, Wahoo, Mackerel, or even a Tuna bite, while bottom fishing Captain Kyle's favorite reefs and offshore structure opens the door to a plethora of species like Grouper, Snapper, and Big Jacks. This trip is a great experience to catch some fish to bring home or to reel in just for a photo! You'll be fishing aboard captain Kyle's 40-foot Bertram Widebody Classic Sportfish that's powered by twin Cummins turbo desels! She has been customized with underwater fins to improve on an already superior stable ride. For your comfort during your trip, the boat is furnished inside the fully Air-Conditioned salon which includes a bathroom, microwave, DirecTV on the flatscreen television inside and Sirius Satellite Radio which can be enjoyed inside and out. She is also customized with a tower, downrigger, outriggers, and a large live well. For the nighttime hours, she has above water illumination as well as powerful underwater lights. No expense has been spared with a full array of state-of-the-art electronics, and top-notch fishing tackle. Captain Kyle and his crew will provide all the rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is any food or drinks you might want. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Destin

Destin Trolling & Bottom Fishing

40 ft 6 People From $320 per person
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Embark on the ultimate offshore sportfishing adventure on a 43-foot Post Sportfish vessel based in Pompano Beach, FL. Designed with the angler in mind, this fishing machine offers ample deck space and comfortable amenities inside, ensuring a remarkable fishing experience. This vessel is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, guaranteeing a smooth and enjoyable ride on the open waters. Step aboard and let Captain Ron, a 50-ton USCG licensed captain with over 30 years of experience, guide you to the hottest fishing spots. No matter your skill level, all are welcome on this exciting expedition. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, our team provides top-of-the-line fishing equipment, ensuring you have the tools necessary for a successful outing. As you cast your line, feel the adrenaline surge through your veins. Pompano Beach, FL, is renowned for its diverse and abundant marine life, making it an ideal destination for offshore sportfishing. From battling powerful game fish to reeling in trophy catches, every moment spent aboard promises an unforgettable adventure. With Captain Ron's expertise and the comfort of the well-equipped vessel, you can focus on the thrill of the chase and the excitement of reeling in your prize. Captain Ron ensures a comfortable ride, allowing you to enjoy every minute of your fishing experience. Book your offshore sportfishing trip today and prepare for an extraordinary adventure on the open waters of Pompano Beach. Let Captain Ron guide you to a fishing experience of a lifetime, where memories are made, and epic catches await. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Pompano Beach

Sportfishing In Style

43 ft 6 People From $142 per person

Hop on board with Captain Mark for memorable day on the Atlantic! Cape May provides plenty of exciting fishing opportunites with direct access to the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. With Captain Mark you'll get to explore it all while you troll the open waters. On this 10-hour trip, Captain Mark will take you to the nearshore wrecks and reefs or up to 40 miles offshore where you’ll be fishing for exciting species such as Bigeye Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Bonito, King Mackerel, False Albacore, Mahi Mahi, Skipjack Tuna, and Wahoo. To attract these picture-worthy fish you can use a variety of methods, although the focus of this trip is trolling. Trolling trips are great because the boat and the knowledge of your captain take care of half the work for you. You get to sit back, relax, enjoy the sweet sea breeze, and rest your arms while you wait for the reel to start screaming and your work to begin! You’ll be fishing aboard a 39' Downeast sportfisher that can hold up to 6 guests. Powered by a 550 HP Detroit engine, this vessel will have no problem getting you to the deep waters with plenty of time left to fish! She comes complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, Outriggers, and an Ice Box to store your catches. There's even an on board bed and restroom for your comfort. Captain Mark will provide all rods, reels, tackle and live bait. All you need to bring is polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and any food or drinks you might want on the water. Book your trip today and get ready to reel in some big ones! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Cape May

Full Day Nearshore/Offshore Run

44 ft 6 People From $333 per person
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Our 6 hour fishing trip is trolling/bottom fishing for Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Redfish, Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper, White Snapper, Red Snapper (catch and release during off season). Price is for up to 10 people. Parties over ten add 10% of charter price per person. All fishing trips with over 6 passengers will be chartered on our Class Act Vessel Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Orange Beach

Trolling And Bottom Fishing

52 ft 10 People From $200 per person
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Get ready for an epic day fishing offshore with one of the most elite outfits in the St. Pete-Clearwater Tampa Bay area! Equipped with all the possible federal permits, credentials, and several years of on the water experience, Captains Rick & 1st Mates are here to go above and beyond to do whatever it takes to ensure you have an incredible experience! If you're looking for that next level fishing trip, you've come to the right spot. Our 48' Convertible Pro Tournament Series Yacht vessel is operated under the direction of the exorbitantly credentialed Pelagic Expert Captain and 1st Mate. We are excited to offer this ideal opportunity. On these trips, your Captain & 1st Mate will help you attempt to limit out on species that are in season like Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, Red Grouper, Tuna, Mahi and other species that call the Gulf of Mexico's offshore waters home. You'll be riding out aboard a beautifully maintained BERTRAM 48' Convertible Pro Tournament Series Yacht vessel is equipped with significant horsepower inboard engines and a deep-v that get you to and from the fishing grounds quickly and safely. This vessel’s ride has a reputation in the fishing community as being one of the smoothest and driest on the water. These offshore trips benefit from the Contender’s ability to minimize the amount of time cruising and maximize the amount of time spent fishing. You will depart from the beautiful Tierra Verde Marina Resort in St. Pete. Alongside mega yachts and classy sportfishing vessels. Captain & 1st Mate will help load your gear aboard the boat and ensure you are comfortable and properly briefed for your day before you depart. Suggest that you arrive 30 mins prior to departure time for all trips aboard his boats to ensure your Captain has enough time to get all your gear onboard and properly orient you on the day ahead! His boat is docked at the Tierra Verde Resort Marina but if you are looking to get picked up from a nearby location, Captains are often more than happy to accommodate! All fishing essentials are provided along with a cooler with ice and water. Bring your own lunch and beverages, and a small personal cooler is fine as well. SAFETY, HEALTH & WELFARE ARE PARAMOUNT! We Deliver The Results & Exceed Expectations! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Trip in St. Petersburg

Offshore Seasonal Species - 48’ Yacht

48 ft 6 People From $367 per person
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Please note: Grouper season starts 1 September. Please do not book a grouper trip prior to that date. If you've ever wanted to enjoy amazing fish-fighting action while catching some delicious table fish off of one of America's premier waterfronts, this might be the trip for you. Captain Kevin is a pro and loves to show clients all that the Crystal River area has to offer, especially its tastiest eating fish: Groupers. You'll hook these fish using bottom fishing techniques, and trolling lipped plugs. Capt. Kevin will get you to where the fish are, then help you place the perfect bait or lure to attract a big bite. Even though you're in shallower water, there are heavyweights down below! These fish are not happy to be caught, and you'll have to bring your skill, strength, and stamina once they're hooked. You'll chase the fish from the deck of Captain Kevin's 24' Aeon bay boat—the perfect vessel for fishing the inshore waters here in Crystal beach. She's powered by an ultra-reliable 300 HP Mercury Verado so you'll be on the fish in no time, and she has all the additional electronics you could ask for, including GPS and FishFinder, plus a Live Well. You will be utilizing high end tackle like Accurate and Florida Fishing Products reels to reel in Grouper, Snapper, and Hogfish . There is always a chance for Cobia, Sharks, and Mackerel to make an appearance as well. All you need to bring along is proper clothing, sunscreen, and a pair of polarized sunglasses! Capt. Kevin will bring the rest, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Crystal River

Grouper Special

24 ft 6 People From $117 per person

Embark on this once-in-a-lifetime fishing experience in Hilton Head, SC with Captain Michael at the helm! You'll set out on his sleek 34' Yellowfin center console, a top-of-the-line vessel equipped with all the latest fishing gear and technology. On this trip, you'll head about 20 miles offshore, where a ton of popular sportfish tend to hang out. With Captain Michael's extensive knowledge of the local waters, you'll be targeting some of the most sought-after fish in the area. Whether you're after powerful Amberjack, lightning-fast Barracuda, tasty Cobia, speedy Bonito, or other species, these fish are a blast to catch and great on the dinner table as well! You'll also be able to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and marine life that Hilton Head has to offer. Whether it's dolphins playing in the waves or pelicans diving for their dinner, you'll be surrounded by natural beauty at every turn. So, whether you're a seasoned angler or a vacationer looking to do something new, this trip is for you! You'll be in experienced hands with Captain Michael, who's been fishing here for years and knows how to reliably put clients on fish. Get out there and have some fun! Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Nearshore Excursion

34 ft 6 People From $200 per person

Join Captain Juan in exploring inshore, nearshore, and offshore fishing spots, as well as visiting reefs and flats along the way. Captain Juan’s comfy 21’ Shallow Stalker saltwater fishing boat can take up to 6 people and is powered by a 200 HP E-TEC engine. It’s got GPS and fishfinder systems which add to trip safety and will take you to the fish fast. The boat’s equipped with a livewell, and it features a multimedia system and ice-box. Some of the numerous species you’ll encounter on your trip include Jack Crevalle, Black Drum, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and Pompano. Using light or heavy tackle, you’ll be bottom fishing, deep sea fishing, trolling, popping, and drift fishing. Captain Juan welcomes all kids on his boat, so take your whole family and have a great time on the sea. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Port Isabel

Half-day - 21’ Shallow Stalker

21 ft 6 People From $83 per person

Half day of fishing offshore of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia for a variety of fish from King Mackerel to Red Snapper and more. This trip will have you reeling in some of the best eating fish in the ocean. Captain James can make your fishing dreams come true because as he brings 20 plus years of fishing knowledge to you, to put you on the fish of a lifetime. Captain James will be taking you out aboard his 23' Mako that has a 300 Yamaha strapped to the back to get you offshore in a hurry. The boat comes loaded with all the necessary bait, tackle, and license you will need for a successful day out on the water. Captain James recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sunglasses, and a great attitude to attack the day! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in St. Marys

1/2 Day Quick Offshore Trip

23 ft 6 People From $108 per person

This trip gives you the opportunity to target Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, Wahoo, Kingfish, Sailfish, and many other species. Beginners, intermediate, and experienced anglers who enjoy adventure and the chase will find this a fun and rewarding day! Rods, reels, tackle, bait, fishing license, cooler, ice, and bottled water are included. Live bait is an additional charge. We will troll with lures and dead bait if live bait is not available. Gratuity is appreciated. Interested in preserving your memories and mounting your trophy catches? Ask Captain Jonny for details. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Pompano Beach

Coastal Sportfishing Fun!

25 ft 6 People From $108 per person
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Embark on an exhilarating fishing adventure in the pristine waters of Destin, FL, targeting a variety of prized species. Join us aboard our magnificent 47' Chris Craft sportfisher, where the thrill of the catch awaits. Our fishing trips are designed to cater to both seasoned anglers and beginners, providing a range of techniques to suit your preference. Whether you prefer bottom fishing, cut bait fishing, heavy tackle fishing, jigging, live bait fishing, or trolling, our experienced crew will guide you every step of the way to maximize your chances of success. The target species on our trips include the sought-after Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and Trigger Fish. These prized catches promise an adrenaline-pumping fight and a well-deserved sense of accomplishment. Our 47' Chris Craft sportfisher is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable fishing experience. From spacious deck areas to top-of-the-line fishing equipment, we have everything you need to make the most of your time on the water. Destin, FL, known as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village," offers unparalleled fishing opportunities. With its abundant marine life and picturesque coastal landscapes, it's the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable fishing trip. So, gather your friends and family, and get ready to cast your lines into the sparkling waters of Destin. Book your fishing adventure today and immerse yourself in the thrill of reeling in Vermillion Snapper, King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and Trigger Fish. Experience the joy of connecting with nature, the thrill of the catch, and the memories that will last a lifetime. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Destin

Destin Trolling And Bottom Fishing

47 ft 6 People From $167 per person

Explore the underwater reefs and structures outside San Juan with Captain David! He will guide you to the reef and show you the best angles to cast, so you head home with a haul. On this half day trip you will be targeting Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, and Kingfish, though many other species are possible as well. So set out through the blue lagoons and wait for the reel to sing! Aboard the Bay Boat, you will be protected from the glaring sun by the T-top, so you can fish without catching a nasty sunburn. You should still bring sunblock, polarized sunglasses, and appropriate clothing though. The vessel can comfortably fit up to 5 guests plus Captain David, making this trip perfect for family and friends. All rods, reels, bait, and tackle will be provided by Captain David, so other than sun protection all you need to bring are snacks and drinks. He can help you develop your technique and haul in some monsters! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Loiza

Half Day Reef Trip

5 People From $72 per person

Embark on an unforgettable 10 - 12 hour deep-sea fishing expedition led by the seasoned expertise of Captain Andre aboard his 25ft Robalo Center Console in Corpus Christi, Texas. With a passion for angling and extensive experience, Captain Andre invites you to join him for an exceptional fishing adventure, targeting a variety of prized species including Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Bull Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, and Tilefish. Set against the stunning backdrop of Corpus Christi's coastal beauty, this deep-sea fishing trip promises an exhilarating blend of skill and excitement. Captain Andre's vast knowledge ensures that every angler, regardless of experience level, can refine their techniques and engage in a thrilling pursuit of diverse and sought-after species. Navigating the deep waters of Corpus Christi alongside Captain Andre unveils a world of angling possibilities. From the strength of Amberjack and the exhilaration of Blackfin Tuna to the challenge of Bull Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, and Tilefish, each catch promises an exceptional and memorable experience. Immerse yourself in an adventure marked by professionalism, angling prowess, and a deep respect for the marine ecosystem. Captain Andre's commitment to responsible fishing practices guarantees an experience that is both gratifying and environmentally conscious. Dive into the world of deep-sea fishing in Corpus Christi, Texas, casting your line under the guidance of Captain Andre on his 25ft Robalo Center Console, and create cherished memories amidst the captivating beauty of the Gulf's waters. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Corpus Christi

Extended Offshore Trips

25 ft 6 People From $350 per person

Are you ready for an adrenaline-pumping fishing adventure that takes you deep into the open ocean? Join Captain James on an offshore fishing trip on board his 23' Mako center console! Captain James is an expert angler who knows the offshore waters like the back of his hand. With his guidance, you'll have the best possible chance of catching a variety of big game fish, such as Almaco Jacks, Amberjack, Barracuda, Black Seabass, Grouper, Kingfish, and more. But it's not just about the fishing—it's about the experience. Captain James' 23' Mako center console is the perfect vessel for a comfortable and exciting offshore fishing trip. The boat is spacious and well-equipped, with plenty of room to move around and take in the stunning views of the open sea. And with Captain James at the helm, you can relax and enjoy the ride. And when you do catch a fish, the rush of adrenaline is unbeatable! Captain James will help you reel in your catch, so you can toss some fish on ice and go home with a great dinner. So why wait? Book your offshore fishing trip with Captain James today, and get ready for an adventure you'll never forget! It's the ultimate fishing trip for thrill-seekers and nature-lovers alike. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in St. Marys

Full Day Offshore Trip

23 ft 6 People From $142 per person

The sunny waters off of Holmes Beach, FL are home to some of the best nearshore gamesfish species, and you'll be able to take a shot at all of them on this trip with Captain Taylor! Drop your lines down towards underwater structure and reefs for Black and Gag Grouper, Mutton Snapper, and Hogfish, then get ready to battle these tough fish to the surface. Not only do these fish make great trophies, but they're also excellent table fare! To get at these bottom-dwelling species, you'll be dropping your bait and lures deep and jigging to get their attention. Captain Taylor 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. You'll also have chances to troll for Kingfish and cast out for Cobia, depending on the season and conditions. You'll be fishing from the deck of Taylor's 24' Century center console—an ideal vessel for these waters. Captain Taylor 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! To maximize your experience, bring proper clothing, a hat, polarized sunglasses, a camera and sunscreen. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Trip in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach Reef Trip

24 ft 6 People From $153 per person

Come join us for fishing in the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Where all licenses,tackle, bait, and gear is included with the trip. Each trip is tailored to the client's needs. Captain Jayson ensures a one of a kind experience fishing for a fish that pushes every angler to the limits. Put your seat belt on and enjoy the fight of a lifetime with Hookin It Charters and Tours. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Cedar Key

Offshore Grouper Fishing 🎣

24 ft 6 People From $267 per person

Let Capt. Ralph in his crews did you and your group a Deep Sea Fishing Merch. Have a lifetime you will be fishing aboard Sea CrossII this is a customize 45 foot Hatteras fully loaded with all amenities all custom tackle Capt. and first mate We will be fishing for sailfish mahi wahoo, Kingfish tuna Baracuda sharks iand more. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Miami

Offshore Deep Sea Fishing

45 ft 6 People From $142 per person

These trips are 7-8 hours and will find us venturing anywhere from 3-20 miles out of the inlet. We will be doing everything from live baiting and jigging the towers to trolling for faster game species. These trips target numerous species, Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Kingfish, Mahi and some possible Sailfish encounters. These are fun trips with lots of action and hard pulling fish on light tackle, some of my favorite trips. Read More

Nearshore Fishing Trip in Manteo

Nearshore Adventure

28 ft 4 People From $300 per person
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Hop on board with Captain Bryan and hit the water for what will be an action-packed day of fishing! This trip is great for families with small children who’ve never been out on the water before. You won’t venture very far from shore and usually troll (pull) two or more lures behind the boat at a slow rate of speed. You’ll be targeting Cobia, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Red Grouper, Red Snapper (when in season), Scamp Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, and Vermillion Snapper. Approx. 0-3 miles offshore. Captain Bryan will provide all rods, reels, tackle, licenses, and lures. A first mate will be on board as well to help you at all times! Don’t forget to bring a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch, sunscreen, a hat, as well as any food and beverages of your choice. Get ready for a thrilling day out with Captain Bryan as you go after a range of exciting and delicious fish that call these waters home. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Orange Beach

4 Hour Bottom Fishing - 38’ Custom

38 ft 6 People From $208 per person

The weather is beautiful, the fish are biting, and Captain Mike and his crew are ready to have you aboard for an unforgettable Gulf Stream Fishing experience. Fishing the waters of the Outer Banks can be VERY fruitful, but there is more than one reason to go with an experienced captain who has fished these waters firsthand for over 3 decades like Captain Mike! The Hatteras Blue is a very wide & stable 48’ Carolina Sport Fisherman built by Buddy Harris. She is built like a tank, USCG approved and outfitted with an air-conditioned cabin, a comfortable head, and the most up-to-date electronics and safety equipment. ​Captain Mike keeps his boat fully equipped with custom big game tackle, a big game fighting chair, fish finders, Japanese green stick, standing belts, and endless tackle and bait. He carries all the necessary tools to make sure your day of fishing is as lucrative and productive as possible! Captain Mike runs a family-friendly boat and all anglers are welcome, from beginners to experts! Every day is different, you never know what you will catch! So, be sure to bring your food & drink (coolers welcome), sunscreen, cameras, towels, etc, etc, because this is going to be one of those days you won't soon forget. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Hatteras

Gulf Stream Deep Run

48 ft 6 People From $308 per person
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Embark on an extraordinary 12-hour deep-sea fishing expedition led by the unmatched expertise of Captain Ron, boasting an impressive 35-year legacy navigating the bountiful waters of Tierra Verde, Florida. Aboard his meticulously outfitted 35ft Contender Pro vessel, anglers are invited to partake in a captivating journey that delves into the abundant marine treasures of the region. Against the backdrop of Tierra Verde's coastal splendor, Captain Ron's unparalleled mastery guarantees a rewarding outing for fishing enthusiasts of all levels. With an extensive wealth of experience, his adept guidance ensures that each participant is equipped with the essential techniques and tools necessary to pursue a diverse array of species. From the elusive Blackfin Tuna to the vibrant Mahi Mahi, the enigmatic Cobia to the humble Flounder, the sought-after Red Snapper to the formidable Goliath Grouper, Captain Ron's comprehensive expertise promises an encounter with a rich assortment of marine life. Anchored by the 35ft Contender Pro vessel, participants can anticipate an expedition characterized by professionalism, unrivaled know-how, and an enduring commitment to preserving the delicate offshore ecosystem. Whether a novice or an experienced angler, this 12-hour deep-sea voyage stands as a testament to Captain Ron's dedication to delivering an immersive and rewarding fishing encounter. The journey not only guarantees cherished memories but also underscores the significance of sustainable fishing practices. Explore the depths of offshore fishing in Florida through the lens of Captain Ron's extensive experience, where each cast is an invitation to uncover the wonders of Tierra Verde's marine world. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Tierra Verde

Overnight Adventure - 35’ Contender

35 ft 6 People From $625 per person

Pelagic game fish are the ultimate flyfishing challenge. Captain Dino uses the live chum “bait and switch” technique whenever he can to get the fish fired up and maximize your success rate. With Captain Dino, you'll spend your trip chasing electrifying saltwater predators such as False Albacore, Mahi-mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Mackerel, Amberjack, and many more—all on the fly. You'll typically reach the best spots after a quick haul offshore. Captain Dino pilots a 27' Onslow Bay, powered by twin 350hp Mercury Varado 4-stroke engines. She has the ability to hold 14 rigged fly rods, as well as 2 live wells for your bait and dual sonar/radar fishfinders. There isn't a better boat out there. In addition to his expertise, the Captain will bring the rods, tackle, water, and all the required licenses. To maximize your experience on the water, bring a pair of polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, a camera for those epic shots, and appropriate clothing. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Trip in Jupiter

Offshore Fly Fishing

27 ft 2 People From $338 per person

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