Did you know that Destin’s nickname is “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”? Hook’D Charters is here to show you just how much it lives up to this title! They offer first-class angling adventures targeting a variety of the area’s famous fishing grounds, including Choctawhatchee Bay and, of course, the Gulf of Mexico. Their mission? To get you offshore faster, so you can fish for longer! 

For Hook’D Charters, the opportunities offered by Destin’s diverse fishery are endless – whether you’re a new angler who wants to cruise the bayous and flats, or a hardcore fisherman looking to battle world-famous big game fish, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to the locations and species on offer. This charter believes that fishing is an experience that should be shared by everyone. They pride themselves on offering trips that are completely child and disability-friendly.

Destin’s diverse fishing grounds call for a top-notch vessel that can navigate a variety of waters. Your charter’s 24’ Yellowfin center console is more than up to the job! She can accommodate up to 6 guests, and is decked out with top-of-the-line navigational and safety gear – including life vests for little ones. There’s also a wireless trolling motor on board, so you can cruise seriously shallow waters without spooking your catch!

No matter which trip you opt for, you’ll have the chance to target a huge mix of Destin’s saltwater superstars. Cruising Choctawhatchee Bay? You’ll be using a range of techniques to hook Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and the hard-fighting Tarpon. Explore the Gulf, you’ll get the chance to battle some big game names – Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Cobia, Amberjack, and plenty more! You also have the chance to get up close and personal with a variety of Shark, too.

Your trip includes Daiwa rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests. Want to see why Destin is the world’s luckiest fishing village? Come aboard this charter and get “Hook’D!”



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,160
    What could be better than spending a full day cruising Choctawhatchee Bay for some world-famous inshore superstars? You'll be exploring the bayous and flats for a wide range of species, including Tarpon, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, and whatever else is biting. Your captain will equip you with top-notch rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests. Anglers of all ages and abilities are welcome on this trip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $870
    Spend more time on Choctawhatchee Bay's waters, and really increase your chances of reeling in a huge variety of fish! You'll be cruising the bayous and flats to target anything from hard-fighting Tarpon, to Speckled Trout, to Flounder, to Spanish Mackered, to Redfish, and plenty more. Anglers of all ages and abilities are welcome on board. Your captain will be on hand to show you the best tips and tricks to hook your catch, as well as providing you with top-notch rods and reels, and a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $725
    Spend more time exploring Choctawhatchee Bay, and get ready to hook some world-famous saltwater species. You'll be cruising the plentiful bayous and flats of the bay, which are home to a huge host of fish. You'll be targeting Tarpon, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, Redfish, Flounder, and plenty more. Your captain will show you the best techniques to land your catch, and will provide you top-notch Daiwa rods and reels, as well as bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license. Anglers of all ages welcome!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $580
    Join your captain for this morning adventure and explore the plentiful inshore waters of Choctawhatchee Bay! You'll have the chance to target a variety of world-famous species along the bay's bayous and grass flats, including the hard-fighting Tarpon, Sheepshead, Redfish, Flounder, and plenty more. Your captain will provide top-notch rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests. Anglers of all ages and abilities welcome – this trip is great for newbies and families with kids!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    $580
    Spend an afternoon cruising the plentiful waters of Choctawhatchee Bay! The bay is known for its fantastic inshore fishing grounds, made up of seriously shallow flats and bayous. These waters are home to a huge host of world-famous Floridian favorites, including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, and plenty more. Your captain will be on hand to show you the best techniques, as well as providing you with rods, reels, bait, tackle, and a fishing license. Departure time is flexible.
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About the Charter Operator

Hook'd Charters
Destin, Florida, United States
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Member since October 2018
Hook'D Charters is an inshore/offshore fishing charter located in Destin, FL that focuses on offering first-class fishing trips to customers of all levels of experience. Destin is known as "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village," and this charter sets out to prove just why that is! Hook’D Charters’ mission is to get you offshore faster so you can fish for longer. The captain and crew will take you to the best fishing spots and keep your rods bent. The opportunities are endless! This charter takes pride in its customer service and wants nothing more than to give you a fishing experience that you won't stop talking about. The needs and interests of their clients are always a first priority and they'll happily tailor your trip to suit your wishes. They're also a kid-friendly charter and will do everything they can to accommodate those with disabilities or who may need a little extra help – just let them know. So pack your bags, come aboard, get ready for an adventure, and "Get Hook'D!"

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Snowy) Grouper (Snowy)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Yellowfin (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 400HP Mercury engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Destin to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
77%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
88%
Catch intended fish
54%
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Afternoon trip with Capt. Mike

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (PM) on August 7, 2020
Capt. Mike was awesome, we didn’t have a great luck fishing, fish were just not taking the hook (they loved the bait though),...
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Awesome!!!!! fishing trip with Mike

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (AM) on April 15, 2021
The staff is great and super friendly, awesome trip great fishing spots. Will totally recommend to anyone and will definitely...
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Mendenhall, MS
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Fishing with Hook'd

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (PM) on April 26, 2021
Mikey was amazing. Took good care of us and made sure my son was having a blast.
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (PM) on December 14, 2020
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (PM) on November 27, 2020
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FAQs about Hook'D Charters – 24'

Hook'D Charters – 24' offers the following trips to customers:
  • $580 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $580 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $725 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (5 hours)
  • $870 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,160 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Bay Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Hook'D Charters – 24', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Garmin )
  • Fishfinder (Garmin)
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Hook'D Charters – 24' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (This may be vary and dead bait can also be used.)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Hook'D Charters – 24' offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Hook'D Charters – 24' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hook'D Charters – 24' include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Snowy)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tarpon