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OwnersFrom Our Family to Yours, Welcome Aboard!

Captain Matt Wheeler & Heather Wheeler

Our Journey

In 1999, I was given the opportunity to work for a corporation and help to build a party fishing boat business. The first order of business was to oversee the building and construction of the original Swoop. Nine months later, we left Wetumpka, Alabama, and sailed down the Alabama River until we reached the Beautiful Emerald Gulf Coast in Destin, Florida. After five years and more than 10,000 hours of fishing, the business had grown to the point where a second boat was commissioned. At that time, I was sent back to Alabama to finish construction on the Swoop II.

Family Owned – SWOOP II & Wheeler Marine

Wheeler marine llcAfter another 15 years of fishing out of the Destin Harbor, off the beautiful Emerald Coast, I was blessed with the opportunity to purchase the Swoop II. In March of 2021, my wife Heather and I became the grateful owners of the Swoop II party boat! We are a family-owned and operated company and we consider our crew and customers family as well.

Thank You to Our Loyal Customers

We have a lot of loyal customers who have been fishing with us for years. We love and appreciate you all very much!

OwnersFrom Our Family To Yours, Welcome Aboard!

Captain Matt Wheeler & Heather Wheeler

Our Journey

In 1999, I was given the opportunity to work for a corporation and help to build a party fishing boat business. The first order of business was to oversee the building and construction of the original Swoop. Nine months later, we left Wetumpka, Alabama, and sailed down the Alabama River until we reached the Beautiful Emerald Gulf Coast in Destin, Florida. After five years and more than 10,000 hours of fishing, the business had grown to the point where a second boat was commissioned. At that time, I was sent back to Alabama to finish construction on the Swoop II.

Family Owned – SWOOP II & Wheeler Marine

After another 15 years of fishing out of the Destin Harbor, off the beautiful Emerald Coast, I was blessed with the opportunity to purchase the Swoop II. In March of 2021, my wife Heather and I became the grateful owners of the Swoop II party boat! We are a family-owned and operated company and we consider our crew and customers family as well.

Thank You to Our Loyal Customers

We have a lot of loyal customers who have been fishing with us for years. We love and appreciate you all very much!

Wheeler marine llc

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