Last Cast Charters will put you front and center against some of the biggest names in inshore sportfishing. Your guide for the day will be either Captain Blake Nelson, a Cobia and Redfish tournament world champion, or Captain Tanner Howell, an experienced local who’s been running the boat together with Capt. Blake for the past four years.

The captain’s vessel is a 24’ Skeeter Bay Boat, powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine so you can reach the fishing grounds in just 10 minutes. She comes with a wireless trolling motor, live bait tank, GPS, and fishfinder. In addition, there’s a tower above the center console so you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful view of the coastline.

Your main target species are Redfish, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and many more. Destin’s inshore waters are a breeding ground for many species, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to leave with a nice fish that you can cook up for dinner. 

Last Cast Charters is a family-run business, so Capt. Blake invites children of all ages to join in on the fun. He strives to make each trip a memorable and fulfilling experience for everyone and loves having families on board. He’s a patient, knowledgable, and entertaining guide, which is why people love coming back to his boat for more fishing!

Each customer will be provided with state-of-the-art rods and reels by Shimano and Penn. Your fishing license is also covered and Capt. Blake will offer to clean and fillet your catch free of charge. Just come down to the dock 10 minutes before departure to get set up, and feel free to bring some snacks and drinks as well.

Last but not least, don’t forget the sunscreen, and be sure to bring a hat and sunglasses. Get ready for an adventure off the coast of Destin, Florida and let Last Cast Charters show you the time of your life!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 22 - Jul 31
    $600
    This trip is perfect for you early birds who want to fish while the sun is coming up. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Sep 30
    $600
    This trip is perfect for you early birds who want to fish while the sun is coming up. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 31
    $600
    This trip is perfect for you early birds who want to fish while the sun is coming up. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - May 21
    $600
    This trip is perfect for you early birds who want to fish while the sun is coming up. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Apr 30
    $600
    This trip is perfect for you early birds who want to fish while the sun is coming up. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (Late AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:45 AM
    Seasonal trip May 22 - Jul 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $600
    Discover one of the most productive fisheries in the world with Last Cast Charters! You'll fish the bay and surrounding inshore waters to target a range of local favorites. Your target species include Flounder, Speckled Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Bluefish, and more. You'll be provided with equipment and bait, and your fishing license is covered by the boat. Just pack some food and drinks for the ride, and be sure to bring some sunscreen as well. Fish on!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (Late AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:45 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - May 21 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $600
    This is a great option for those who like to sleep in but still want to get in a good session before lunchtime. Don't let the length of the trip full you, as 3 hours is enough time to target many inshore favorites, such as Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Speckled Trout, Redfish, and more. Tackle, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, and sunblock and you're ready to go! Book this trip today and create lasting fishing memories with Last Cast Charters.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Sep 30 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $600
    This trip is perfect for those of you who don't like to get up too early. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 31
    $600
    This trip is perfect for those of you who like to sleep in. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:45 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Apr 30
    $600
    Depart later in the day and spend the afternoon fishing the productive inshore waters. You'll be able to catch many species, including Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder...the list goes on! Rods, reels, bait, and your fishing license are all covered in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (Late AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 10:45 AM
    Seasonal trip May 22 - Jul 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    This is a great option for those who like to sleep in but still want to get in a good session before lunchtime. Don't let the length of the trip full you, as 3 hours is enough time to target many inshore favorites, such as Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Speckled Trout, Redfish, and more. Tackle, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the price. Just pack some snacks, drinks, and sunblock and you're ready to go! Book this trip today and create lasting fishing memories with Last Cast Charters.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Sep 30 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    Get some quality fishing time in before dinner. You'll probably work up an appetite, so the captain will offer to clean and fillet your catch for you. Then you can take it home and throw it on the grill for a delicious meal! You'll target Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, and more. Bait, tackle, and fishing licenses are covered. Just bring snacks and drinks, and don't forget the sunscreen. Get ready for an adventure in Destin, FL and book this trip today!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:45 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Dec 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    Get some quality fishing time in before dinner. You'll probably work up an appetite, so the captain will offer to clean and fillet your catch for you. Then you can take it home and throw it on the grill for a delicious meal! You'll target Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, and more. Bait, tackle, and fishing licenses are covered. Just bring snacks and drinks, and don't forget the sunscreen. Get ready for an adventure in Destin, FL and book this trip today!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - May 21 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    Get some quality fishing time in before dinner. You'll probably work up an appetite, so the captain will offer to clean and fillet your catch for you. Then you can take it home and throw it on the grill for a delicious meal! You'll target Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, and more. Bait, tackle, and fishing licenses are covered. Just bring snacks and drinks, and don't forget the sunscreen. Get ready for an adventure in Destin, FL and book this trip today!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 3:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 22 - Jul 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $500
    Get some quality fishing time in before dinner. You'll probably work up an appetite, so the captain will offer to clean and fillet your catch for you. Then you can take it home and throw it on the grill for a delicious meal! You'll target Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, and more. Bait, tackle, and fishing licenses are covered. Just bring snacks and drinks, and don't forget the sunscreen. Get ready for an adventure in Destin, FL and book this trip today!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 12:45 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Apr 30 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    Get some quality fishing time in before dinner. You'll probably work up an appetite, so the captain will offer to clean and fillet your catch for you. Then you can take it home and throw it on the grill for a delicious meal! You'll target Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Black Drum, and more. Bait, tackle, and fishing licenses are covered. Just bring snacks and drinks, and don't forget the sunscreen. Get ready for an adventure in Destin, FL and book this trip today!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Kids Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 3:30 PM
    Seasonal trip May 22 - Jul 31 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu)
    $390
    This is a fun alternative to longer charters. This trip is designed for kids and anyone else who just wants to get out on the water, relax, and reel in some cool fish regardless of species. The goal is action and to catch as many fish as possible, big or small. Everything you need is included in the price. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks and get ready for a fun 2 hours of fishing!
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About the Charter Operator

Last Cast Charters
Destin, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
13 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
182 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2019
Captain Blake Nelson grew up in Destin, FL, and has been fishing the Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf Coast his whole life. He and his brother began fishing in professional Redfish tournaments after college as a hobby and eventually, it became a career. He’s placed first in the IFA Redfish Tour and has won several other inshore fishing awards as well. In 2017, he became the world champion of the Destin Cobia Tournament after landing a 98.5 lb Cobia, the biggest one caught in 10 years. He decided to start his own charter service in 2008 because he loves meeting new people and sharing his passion with others. He’s made a lot of friends on the water and is looking forward to taking you on the adventure of a lifetime. Depending on the boat you book your captains may also be Capt. Justin DeMass and Capt. Tanner Howell, both equally experienced and longtime members of the team. Book your trip today and get ready to create lasting memories with Last Cast Charters!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning

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
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 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
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

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Meredith C.
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Half day trip with Captain Tanner!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on May 4, 2021
We came down from Kentucky. Usually we go deep sea fishing on a party boat here in Destin. This year we decided to do an inshore...
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First 3 hr charter fishing trip EVER !

VERIFIED   NEW  3 Hour Trip (Late AM) on July 17, 2021
Great first experience for all of us!  Our family of 4 couldn’t have asked for a better time! Tanner was great!! Very Knowledgeable...
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Kids 3hr trip with Captain Tanner

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (PM) on April 13, 2021
My boys (5 and 4 years old) and I had a great experience with Captain Tanner. We spent about an hour catching bait which kept...
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Kristi D.
Destin, FL
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Morning Half Day Trip with Captain Tanner

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on October 15, 2020
We’ve been on several fishing trips while on vacation and I have to say that this was one of the best. Captain Tanner was...
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4 hour trip with Captain Tanner

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (Late AM) on July 14, 2021
Thanks for a fun day of fishing! Captain Tanner was awesome and was able to get our 12 year old on some nice fish. Couldn’t...
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FAQs about Last Cast Charters

Last Cast Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $390 per group - 2 Hour Kids Trip (2 hours)
  • $500 per group - 3 Hour Trip (PM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group - 3 Hour Trip (PM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group - 3 Hour Trip (PM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group - 3 Hour Trip (PM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group - 3 Hour Trip (PM) (3 hours)
  • $500 per group - 3 Hour Trip (Late AM) (3 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (Late AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (Late AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Last Cast Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Last Cast Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn and Shimano )
  • Live Bait (Usually caught during the trip )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License (Charter fishing license covers everyone on board )

Last Cast Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Last Cast Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Last Cast Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Spotted Seatrout