East Pass Inshore Charters

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East Pass Inshore Charters is a locally owned and operated private fishing charter located in Destin, Florida. They are fun and enthusiastic about fishing and showing their guests a wonderful time on the water, as well as teaching them about the fish and techniques. They love kids and make sure every kid gets a go at catching the fish of their dreams. The crew is patient and friendly, and happy to share their fishing tales if you need extra entertainment for the children. 

The boat is a 22’ Cape Horn series powered by a 250 HP Evinrude engine with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots. It accommodates up to 5 guests of any age or experience level. The boat features a GPS, life jackets, a fishfinder for locating schools of fish, a live bait tank, an ice-box for the fish you will catch, and a wireless trolling motor needed for fishing the shallow water. It also has a multimedia system for some relaxation and sunbathing on the spacious beam. 

East Pass Inshore Charters are so familiar with the local waters as they have fished in them for over 15 years, that they will be able to put you on some of the best specimens.

In the bayous and flats, the fish mostly caught are Redfish and Trout, and if the weather is nice and permits going into deeper waters, you will be fishing for Snappers, Groupers and Amberjacks.

The crew will provide you with rods, reels, and tackle, as well as artificial lures and live bait. You will have a fishing licence necessary for fishing the Florida waters, and complimentary water is served onboard. The crew are also happy to clean and fillet you catch once back on shore so make sure you bring a small cooler to take away your fish.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Am (Spring/Summer)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Sep
    $625
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Ths trip is ideal if you are into getting more out of your Offshore trip when the weather permits it. Targeted species are Snapper, Amberjacks, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi or Groupers. If we stay inshore, fishing in the flats and surrounding bayous we will target Trout, redfish, Bluefish and skipjack
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - PM (Spring/Summer)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Sep
    $625
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Ths trip is ideal if you are into getting more out of your Offshore trip when the weather permits it. Targeted species are Snapper, Amberjacks, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi or Groupers. If we stay inshore, fishing in the flats and surrounding bayous we will target Trout, redfish, Bluefish and skipjack
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - AM (Spring/Summer)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Sep
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    On the offshore trip (when the weather is nice) we will fish for Snapper, Groupers or Amberjacks. When fishing inshore in the flats and surrounding bayous, you will target Redfish and Trout.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - PM (Spring/Summer)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Sep
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    On the offshore trip (when the weather is nice) we will fish for Snapper, Groupers or Amberjacks. When fishing inshore in the flats and surrounding bayous, you will target Redfish and Trout.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - Am (Fall/Winter)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 28 Feb
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Ths trip is ideal if you are into getting more out of your Offshore trip when the weather permits it. Targeted species are Snapper, Amberjacks, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi or Groupers. If we stay inshore, fishing in the flats and surrounding bayous we will target Trout, redfish, Bluefish and skipjack
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - PM (Fall/Winter)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 28 Feb
    $500
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Ths trip is ideal if you are into getting more out of your Offshore trip when the weather permits it. Targeted species are Snapper, Amberjacks, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi or Groupers. If we stay inshore, fishing in the flats and surrounding bayous we will target Trout, redfish, Bluefish and skipjack
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip - AM (Spring/Summer)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Sep
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Our fishing trips consist of inshore fishing the flats and surrounding bayous or bridges for Redfish and Trout. Also fishing the jetty's for Mangrove Snapper, Redfish and the occasional Shark.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip - Pm (Spring/Summer)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Mar - 30 Sep
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Our fishing trips consist of inshore fishing the flats and surrounding bayous or bridges for Redfish and Trout. Also fishing the jetty's for Mangrove Snapper, Redfish and the occasional Shark.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - AM (Fall/Winter)
    Just booked!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 28 Feb
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    On the offshore trip (when the weather is nice) we will fish for Snapper, Groupers or Amberjacks. When fishing inshore in the flats and surrounding bayous, you will target Redfish and Trout.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - PM (Fall/Winter)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 28 Feb
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    On the offshore trip (when the weather is nice) we will fish for Snapper, Groupers or Amberjacks. When fishing inshore in the flats and surrounding bayous, you will target Redfish and Trout.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip “AM” (Fall/Winter)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 28 Feb
    $300
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    The three hour trips consists of fishing inshore bridges and flats for Speckled trout, red fish, and mangrove snappers. We also offer near shore trips bottom fishing for red and vermillion snappers along with triggerfish, amberjack and king mackerels when weather permits which makes a really fun trip for kids and adults alike.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip “PM” (Fall/Winter)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 28 Feb
    $300
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    The 3 Hour Trip consists of fishing nearby bridges and flats within four bay and bayous for speckled trout, redfish, mangrove snappers along with seasonal sheepshead and flounder. We also fish near shore for a variety of snappers, along with triggerfish, Amberjacks and king mackerel when weather permits which makes for a real fun trip for kids and adults alike!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Bluefish
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Goliath)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red)
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Cape Horn (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 250HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Bowfishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
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Pay remaining balance to captain
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Cash
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Mastercard
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When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

About the Captain

Jonathan Goodhart
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since September 2016
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Captain Jonathan Goodhart is a local to Destin, Florida, who has been fishing the area’s waters for over 15 years. He loves meeting new clients and taking them out on his boat to the best fishing spots and seeing their smiley and happy faces once they catch their prized fish. He loves kids and is really good with them, sharing his fishing tales while taking them on an adventure of a lifetime. Captain Jonathan is happy to take out beginner and experienced anglers, and will help as much as you need.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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4.81
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Morning fishing with Captain Johnathan
Morning fishing with Captain Johnathan
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Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Rick V.
Destin, FL
 5.00
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Morning fishing with Captain Johnathan

VERIFIED   NEW  June 15, 2019
Captain Johnathan was great. We were scheduled for a Saturday afternoon trip but the wind was high. He rescheduled us for Sunday...
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Logan A.
Ladoga, IN
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A 4 hour tour.

VERIFIED   March 7, 2019
We scheduled a 4 hour inshore fishing trip with East Pass Inshore Charters on 03/07/19. This was the last item on our vacation...
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Matthew G.
Nashville, TN
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Jonathan

VERIFIED   July 7, 2018
What’s to say really? Of all the beauty and fun things there are to do in Destin, this was by far our favorite activity....
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Claire P.
Miami, Florida
 5.00
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Awesome 5 Hour Trip w/ Jonathan!

VERIFIED   July 1, 2018
Our Captain, Jonathan, was great! We had three anglers on our trip. He was extremely knowledgeable. He told us at about what...
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William S.
Pataskala, OH
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June 14th, 2019. 3 hour afternoon trip with Capt Jon

VERIFIED   NEW  June 14, 2019
Capt Jon was great dealing with us newbies. We had our limit of snappers and caught several others in the 3 hour time. He has...
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