Destin Fishing Charters

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of fishing will I be doing?
Bottom fishing with rod and reel.
How far does the boat go out?
On 5 and 6 hour trips the boat goes about 20 miles offshore. On 8 hour trips or more, the boat goes anywhere from 20-30 miles offshore depending on where the fish are biting.
What are the departure times?

All Departures 8 am — from November 1st to mid-March

  • 6 Hour Trip: 7 am – 1 pm and 8 am – 2 pm (2nd boat) (Nov. 1st to mid March 8 am – 2 pm)
  • 5 Hour Trip: 2:30 – 7:30 pm
  • 8 Hour Trip: 8 am – 4 pm
What discounts do you offer?
  • Senior Citizen (62 and older) 10% off
  • Military and immediate family members 10% off
  • Snowbird Special: January 1st – February 28th. Please contact us for discount details.
What is maximum capacity?
SWOOP I & II are Coast Guard approved for 49 passengers. We take no more than 40 fishing.
What is included in th price?
  • Fishing license
  • Friendly, experienced captain and mates
  • All rods and reels
  • All bait and lures
  • Fish cleaning
  • All instruction necessary to catch fish
  • All safety gear
Can I use braided line?
Braided line can not be used on the boat when you bring your own gear.
What do I need to bring?
  • Food and drinks for the day – no hard alcohol
  • Camera / Video
  • Warm jacket
  • Rain gear – even if it looks nice, bring it along
  • Sunscreen
What if I might get seasick?
You can take one Dramamine before bedtime and one tablet an hour before departure. HarborWalk Marina also has a stock of Motion Eaze, which is a liquid you put behind your ear even after you get sick.
What if I only want my group on the boat?

We offer private charters for $450 per hour for up to 45 passengers (40 fishing per trip).

Do I get to keep my fish?
Yes! You keep what you catch. When you get back to the docks your mates will hang your fish for a picture, and clean and bag your fish.

Book Your Next Fishing Trip Online

Or call us to make a reservation (850) 337-8250.



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