Blue Runner II Inc.

Join Captain Tommy Carter and Blue Runner II Inc for a fishing adventure in one of the hottest fishing locations in Florida, Destin. With several decades of experience under his belt, Captain Tommy can help you reel in the catch you’ve always dreamed of. There’s no bad time to be fishing around here, so come on down and have some fun!

The Blue Runner II is a 42’ ChrisCraft sportfisher, and as you can see from the photos, she’s a beauty. She’s powered by a pair of 485 HP Detroit Diesel engines and has plenty of room aboard for up to six prospective anglers. Inside you’ll find a spacious and air-conditioned cabin where you can take a break and catch your breath whenever you want to.

Captain Tommy offers a variety of fishing packages to satisfy all your fishing needs and desires. Offshore trips are his specialty, and it’s here that you can find a number of different species to hook up. If you’re looking to put something in the freezer, you can bottom fish for Red and Vermilion Snapper, Triggerfish and Gag Grouper. If you’re more interested in proper sportfishing, you can go after Sailfish, Kingfish, Amberjack, and many more.

Any given trip will include rods, reels, and terminal tackle in the price, along with the required fishing licenses. 20% gratuity for the first mate is very much appreciated, and he will clean and fillet the catch after the trip for your convenience. Pack some drinks or snacks, bring a pair of polarized sunglasses, and you’re ready to make your fishing dreams come true.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $2,520
    up to 6 persons
    This 12-hour extravaganza will see you heading offshore to productive artificial reefs and structures, where you'll be mainly bottom fishing for Grouper and Snapper species, Triggerfish, Amberjack, and whatever else is biting. You'll also have the chance to troll for King Mackerel and Mahi Mahi, too. If you want to spend plenty of time on the water, and increase your chances of hooking some huge bottom-dwelling fish, this is the trip for you, with rods, reels, bait, tackle and your license included.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 30 Aug - 15 May
    $2,400
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to spend plenty of time on the water, and increase your chances of hooking some huge bottom-dwelling fish, then join your captain for this 12-hour extravaganza! You'll head offshore to productive artificial reefs and structures, where you'll be mainly bottom fishing for Grouper and Snapper species, Triggerfish, Amberjack, and whatever else is biting. You'll also have the chance to troll for King Mackerel and Mahi Mahi, too. Rods, reels, bait, tackle, and your license are included.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – High Season
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $2,100
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is for the real hardcore anglers out there! You'll have 10 hours to do whatever you like on the open water and make your angling dreams come true. Go anywhere up to 40 miles and fish for the likes of Wahoo, Sailfish, Kingfish, Red Snapper, Amberjack, and more besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 30 Aug - 15 May
    $2,000
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is for all those hardcore anglers who want it all! With 10 hours to do whatever you like on the open water, you have all the time you need to make some great fishing memories. Going anywhere up to 40 miles, you'll be fishing for the likes of Wahoo, Sailfish, Kingfish, Red Snapper, Amberjack, and others. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $1,680
    up to 6 persons
    Nothing beats a full day trip for the classic Florida fishing experience. You can go up to 40 miles offshore where you'll be able to find some really big fish. These can include Sailfish, Red Snapper, Amberjack, Kingfish, and plenty more besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle come included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 30 Aug - 15 May
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    A full day trip is the classic Florida fishing experience. You can go anywhere up to 40 miles to look for some really big fish. Your main targets can include Sailfish, Red Snapper, Amberjack, Kingfish, and plenty more besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle come included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – High Season
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $1,260
    up to 6 persons
    If a half-day trip is just too short for you, a six-hour trip might a better alternative. You can go anywhere from 9-17 miles out to target the likes of Kingfish, Grouper, Snapper, Wahoo, Cobia, Triggerfish, and many others besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Sep - 31 May
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    If a half-day trip is just too short, a six-hour trip might be just the thing for you. You'll be going anywhere from 9-17 miles to fish for the likes of Kingfish, Grouper, Snapper, Wahoo, Cobia, Triggerfish, and many more besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – High Season (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Aug - 31 May
    $840
    up to 6 persons
    If you don't have too much time but still want to get down and do some fishing, this is the trip for you. You'll be going to the nearshore water for either some trolling or bottom fishing, depending on what your preferences are. Local species include Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Wahoo, Cobia, and others. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – High Season (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Aug
    $840
    up to 6 persons
    If you're not an early-bird angler, this trip is for you. You'll be going nearshore to do either trolling or bottom fishing, depending on what your plans are. The local species include Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Wahoo, Cobia, and others. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Aug - 30 May
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    If you don't have a lot of time but are eager to get some fishing done, this is the trip for you. You'll be visiting the nearshore water to do either some trolling or bottom fishing, depending on what you'd like to do. Species found here include Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Wahoo, Cobia, and more besides. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Sep - 30 May
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is a great option for anyone who's not too big on early-morning fishing. You'll go nearshore to do either some trolling or bottom fishing, depending on your preferences. You can target Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, Wahoo, Cobia, and others too. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

ChrisCraft (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1989. Powered by 2 485HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 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
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Tommy Carter
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since March 2018
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A Destin native himself, Captain Tommy Carter has been fishing these waters for several decades now. He has been fishing with first-time anglers, veterans, and everyone in between. There's nothing more he likes to see than the looks on the faces of his guests when they catch a big one after a long fight.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.93
out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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10 hr trip.
10 hr trip.
6 Hour Morning trip with Captain Tommy and Don
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Roy T. J.
Tallahassee, FL
 5.00
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   July 9, 2019
We had an awesome fishing trip with Captain Tommy and his deck hand.  We caught more fish than any fishing trip I’ve...
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Scott H.
United States
 4.67
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4 hour trip with Captain Tommy and Don

VERIFIED   July 20, 2019
When our prior plans changed at the last minute, Captain Tommy was there for us and willing to work with our schedule! We had...
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Scott S.
Winder, Georgia
 5.00
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6 Hour Morning trip with Captain Tommy and Don

VERIFIED   July 22, 2019
Don and Captin Tommy were so incredibly patient with us first time deep sea fishers! Made sure our kids had a fabulous time...
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Jamie W.
Collegedale, TN
 5.00
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10 hr trip.

VERIFIED   NEW  July 29, 2019
10 hr trip was great lots of fun. The crew was great. Will book again.
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Bill B.
Mobile, AL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  August 8, 2019
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