Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina

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Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina offers light tackle and live bait deep sea fishing adventures. Explore the finest fishing spots and the hottest bite on the Gulf Coast. Enjoy the rod-bending action with your family and friends. Fish with the locals like the locals!

Capt. Steve and his deckhand can turn even the coldest day into a hot fishing trip. They will put their talent to work for you and guide you through the basics before you make the first cast. The crew are also great with kids - there is nothing better than putting a smile on a child’s face!

Your adventure will begin a couple of minutes after you leave the dock. You will be trolling or fishing for live bait. Catching bait is a lot of fun for younger anglers! When you are done, the captain and the crew will take you to their own secret honey holes that they build themselves.

Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina has tailored a variety of packages to meet your specific needs. Troll for Kingfish and Tuna, target Amberjack, Red Snapper, Triggerfish, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and Bonito. Try bottom fishing as soon as you’re done with trolling. Or just combine both!

Test yourself in deep dropping in more than 300’ of water. Bottom fish in federal waters, fish the reefs and wrecks or just spend a whole day catching the limits of Red Snapper when the season allows.

All of that magic happens aboard the ‘Lucky Lina,’ a beautiful 33’ Bertram sport fisher. She is a comfortable boat with two 280 HP Caterpillar engines and plenty of space for up to six anglers. The Lucky Lina is outfitted with latest technologies, tools, and accessories.

All trips come with quality gear, tackle, lures, fish bags, and the licenses. The crew will clean the catch that you decide to bring home with you. You only need to bring your own food and drinks.

Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina aims to please. You lose your bait or catch fish or… the captain moves the boat. It’s that simple!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Deep Water Excursion
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,125
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, the vessel goes to waters where fish haven't seen hooks & line before. You will have various options to drop in deep water (>300 ft). Deep-sea fishing is available year-round. You can target Snapper, Scamp, Grouper, Amberjack, and many more. Designed for serious anglers or for novices ready to step it up!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip - Offshore Special
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,775
    up to 6 persons
    You'll bottom fish for fish that have never seen hook, line, or sinker & high-speed troll on the way out & in! This trip is all about modern fishing techniques with yesteryear's pricing! Enjoy some offshore trolling for Wahoo and Mahi Mahi. Capt. Steven is licensed to fish in Federal Waters so you'll be able to reach the distant offshore waters depending on the weather.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip - Full Of Fishing!
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,450
    up to 6 persons
    This full-day trip is great for those anglers who want the waters all to themselves. You will be able to get as many fish species as possible, checking the area's many honey holes. Troll, bottom fish, or test yourself in other techniques. This is a Captain's Choice charter, meaning he'll advise you on what's biting at the moment and what will make your trip most productive.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,250
    up to 6 persons
    This is Capt. Steven's most popular trip! This 7-hour adventure will take you offshore at an inshore price and it is the best value trip to still reach your offshore grounds while leaving part of the day for other activities! It allows you more time to get more catches. Bottom fish or troll for a variety of species, including big Red Snapper (during the summer season), Amberjack, Cobia, Kingfish, Bonito, Grouper, and many more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - Trolling/Bottom
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,125
    up to 6 persons
    This trip allows you to target reef fish with bonus catch such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Mackerel, Cobia, Shark, and many other exciting species depending on the season. This is also a perfect trip for getting the most out of Red Snapper season.
  • Private trip
    Captain's Choice Trolling/Reef Fish
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 1
    $895
    up to 6 persons
    Lucky Lina just finished an extensive makeover & she's anxious to put you on the fish! Our speed allows MORE FISHING TIME! AM OR PM! This is a captain's choice charter meaning the captain will make the choice on where to fish and what to target according to sea conditions and moon phase.
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About the Captain

Steven Lathi
Destin, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
39 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
209 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2015
Never got to fish, always wanted to try, went all in, never looked back. I fished avidly from the Northeast Canyons to the Florida Keys. I have been fishing waters off Destin for 29 years. I love my job & "office"!!

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1980, and restored in 2008. Powered by 2 560HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
33 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

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 30 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
Disabled Accessible

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 4.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.42
out of 5 stars from 209 reviews
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7 hour AM trip
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
87%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Zach T.
Miramar Beach, FL
 5.00
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Full Day of Fishing (8 hours)

VERIFIED   NEW  July 10, 2020
Couldn’t have been more pleased with the turn out of our day. We caught lots of fish, lots of big fish, and shared lots of...
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Kenny C.
Winder, Georgia
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7 hour AM trip

VERIFIED   NEW  July 14, 2020
It was quite the ride out to the fish, but once we got there, we were on the Red Snapper in a hurry. When the fishing slowed,...
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Kelly M.
Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Great Family Time

VERIFIED   March 11, 2020
Booked a quick four hour trip with my parents and two boys. My younger son loves to fish but my older son could really care...
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Tracy C.
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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5 hour trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 29, 2020
Unfortunately rough swells made most of our group seasick, but we still caught 10 fish and the crew were very understanding...
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Fishing Reports

WE R FEDERALLY PERMITTED!

July 06, 2020

Fishing Booker has MISTAKENLY labeled my operation as state licensed. WRONG! We are federally permitted, & have been for decades meaning much more Gulf waters to experience your fishing adventure in! Read Full Report →