Matchmaker

Matchmaker

Here at Destin Fishing Charters, we know the captains personally and work with you to find the “perfect fit” for your party in terms of boat, crew, trip length, etc. There are a lot of fishing charters in Destin and it can be tough to distinguish which is the best for your party, who is available, and which trip duration would be best for you. Give us a call, text or email and we can match you up with the best of the best based on your party size, goals, and personal...

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Year Round Fishing at Destin Fishing Charters

Year Round Fishing at Destin Fishing Charters

The “busy” season here in Destin, FL usually refers to March-October when tourism is at it’s peak and families are able to take vacation. However, fishing is great here year round- even in the fall/winter months! November-February are great months to get out on the water, beat the crowds, and make some memories. There are still lots of species biting and our winter weather is mild. Give Destin Fishing Charters a call to get your next charter...

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The Early Bird Gets the Worm (and best boats)!

The Early Bird Gets the Worm (and best boats)!

     Summer 2022 has been an absolute blast and snapper season is still going strong at Destin Fishing Charters! The Destin Fishing Rodeo in October will be here before you know it and we have the best boats the harbor has to offer. I always advise to book your charter with Destin Fishing Charters right after you secure lodging accommodations for your stay in town.  Call, text, or email us so you can be booked with the finest of the Destin...

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State Snapper Open for Destin Fishing Charters

State Snapper Open for Destin Fishing Charters

Federally permitted boats were able to keep red snapper beginning June 1st and, as of June 17th, state permitted boats are able to keep red snapper too!! The bite has been as hot as the temperature outside and that is  H-O-T!!! Call or text Destin Fishing Charters to reserve your snapper trip today! Destin Fishing Charters the most sought after boats that Destin has to offer!...

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Oh Snap! Destin Fishing Charters Red Snapper Dates 2022

Oh Snap! Destin Fishing Charters Red Snapper Dates 2022

It’s official! 2022 Snapper dates were announced yesterday! Destin Fishing Charter’s permitted boats (most sport fish, express, and some larger center console boats) can keep snapper June 1- August 18 – 79 days!! State permitted boats (most center console boats) for Destin Fishing Charters can keep red snapper June 17-July 31. Destin Fishing Charters has great boats and captains ready to fish! Call, text, or email Destin Fishing Charters today at (850)...

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Booking Options – Destin Fishing Charters

Booking Options – Destin Fishing Charters

People are often curious as to why Destin Fishing Charters does not offer online booking options. It is simply because we would much rather you communicate with us one on one and understand exactly what to expect for your charter. We also prefer to give you the most up to date and current status in terms of the bite, weather, pricing, what’s in season, etc. Customer service is key and booking a fishing charter is not a one size fits all purchase. Give Destin Fishing Charters a call, text, or email today at (850) 685-1396 or destincharters@yahoo.com to communicate with me directly so we can get the best charter for your group, family, and personal fishing...

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Waiting on Red – Destin Fishing Charters in Destin, FL

Waiting on Red – Destin Fishing Charters in Destin, FL

Red snapper season in Destin, FL typically opens in June and runs through the month of July. We are still waiting for the official snapper dates to be announced, but as soon as they are, I will create another post with the dates! Red snapper season and the months of June and July are our busiest time in Destin, FL, so call Destin Fishing Charters today at (850) 685-1396 to get on a great boat with a great captain before they are all booked...

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The Merry Month of May – Destin Fishing Charters

The Merry Month of May – Destin Fishing Charters

The month of May has everyone itching to get outside, swim, go to the beach, and FISH!!! Amberjack season or “reef donkeys” open up in May so it’s the perfect time to get a charter booked with Destin Fishing Charters! Besides sharks, AJ are typically the largest species caught in Destin on our day trips. If you want to get some nice sized amberjack to keep, we usually recommend a 10 or 12 hour trip. We can also have a blast catching them and taking great photos on 6-8 hour trips! Mingos will still be in season and king mackerel tend to start showing up in May in Destin, FL. Give us a call at (850) 685-1396 if you are a novice or fish all the time! Destin Fishing Charters offers the best boats and captains the area has to...

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April Forecast – Fishing in Destin FL

April Forecast – Fishing in Destin FL

          If I were a betting woman I’d say that in every fisherman’s report this month the word “COBIA” will be mentioned. And that’s because…Cobia fishing is the highlight of the year for many fishermen here in Destin – including me. It’s THE reason to get out of bed for many fishermen in the month of April.   Cobia fishing in the panhandle is the perfect concoction of hunter meets fisherman. You have to see them first and then take aim with a lucky jig or a live eel. Cobia fishing is a lightweight jacket in the morning, live crawfish in the evening and nightmares of the missed shot on a pair just out of reach. It’s the light tackle tug and the hours of boredom intertwined with moments of pure chaos that keep your cobia fishermen coming back for more. Destin was/is the cobia capital of the world. The main reason is that our water is so clean and you can target them during their migration pattern.   Every year is different in April when it comes to Cobia. Sometimes they will show up in waves and sometimes they will trickle in throughout the month. Occasionally they are close to the beach and can also be found a few miles offshore. One thing is for sure though…you can’t catch them on the couch. I could literally spend the entire month in the tower sight-fishing. I’ve grown to really love and enjoy and respect Cobia and the ways in which we target them here on the Emerald Coast.   “Trust me, it’s much more than casting a hook into the water.” -Denise Hughes   Give us a call at (850) 685-1396 for the best fishing in Destin FL! We have the best boats and captains that Destin offers. Fishing trips for all skill levels and ages. Kids are always welcome at Destin Fishing...

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Destin Fishing Charters loves kids!

Destin Fishing Charters loves kids!

Happy March! Spring Break is the perfect time for families to get out on the water. The weather is beautiful and the fishing is great. Our captains and crew are excellent with kids!! Call, email, or text us today before the best boats get booked up! (850)...

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