Bow’d Up - Capt. Brady Bowman

10 Harbor Blvd
Destin FL, United States

Bow’d Up Charters is run by Capt. Brady Bowman, a Destin native with decades in the charter industry. He has been running charters aboard the Bow’d Up since 2000. He is widely-respected as one of Destin’s top charter captains and received the prestigious “Captain of the Year” award in 2009. he routinely hits top spots in the Destin Annual Fishing Rodeo entries.

Capt. Brady works alongside first mate Greg Meyers, who has been in the industry since 1990 and has spent most of his career working alongside Capt. Brady. Greg is a friendly and professional mate who has the skills and the manpower to handle hard-hitting fish like Amberjack and Swordfish.

Together, they make an awesome, well-rounded team that will get you on that fish of a lifetime. Climb aboard and go catch some fish!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 days trip, starts at 1:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US$ 7000
    up to 6 persons / day
    + US$ 1000
    each additional person / day
    Leave early and fish all day on first day until dark. This is usually a combination of bottom fishing for grouper, snapper, amberjack, etc as in season followed by trolling for mahi, tuna, wahoo and marlin. Fish all night for Swordfish and Tuna. Fish all the next day based on what's biting best. Arrive home by 7 pm. Total time at sea is approximately 36 hours.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 2800
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 280
    each additional person
  • Private trip
    8 hour day trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1900
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 190
    each additional person
    Good trip for amberjack in March, April and May.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1400
    up to 6 persons
    + US$ 140
    each additional person
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)

Shark (Bull)
Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

52 ft
13 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Kite Fishing


Air Conditioning
Multimedia System
Life Jackets
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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:
American Express

About the Captain

Brady Bowman
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since March 2015
Capt. Brady Bowman is a Destin native who has been working in the fishing industry here since 1989 when he started as a second mate. He obtained his Captain’s license in 1995 and has been running charters from Destin since that time. He has worked with Perfect Shot (formerly AJ’s Constant Threat) since 2000 and is consistently regarded as one of Destin’s finest captains. He won “Captain of the Year” honors in 2009 and is consistently among the top in Destin Annual Fishing Rodeo entries.
Response time: 6 hours
Response rate: 88%

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Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 14 reviews

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Highly recommend these guys!  They never disappoint.  We will only use them when we come to Destin.

Fished May 15, 2018
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Great crew! Great Captain! And a perfect day of catching fish at every stop! We couldn’t have asked for a better trip!

Fished March 14, 2018
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Fished July 28, 2017
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