Destin Inshore Guides

314 Harbor Boulevard
Destin FL, United States

In case you’re still wondering why Destin is considered to be ‘The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,’ this charter will answer all of your questions by taking you on an unforgettable fishing adventure. The guides of Destin Inshore Guides are masters of light tackle and kids fishing so look no further if you want to provide your little ones with a life-changing experience.

You can bring up to three family members or fishing buddies on your trip - this 24’ Sea Hunt bay boat can accommodate up to four anglers of all ages and experience levels. ‘Reel Lucky’ was built in 2016, and everything on board is brand new - from navigational electronics to safety gear. You will also find an ice-box and a live bait tank on board. The vessel is very kid and lady-friendly, and it offers a bathroom inside of the console.

Destin Inshore Guides specializes in inshore and nearshore fishing but don’t think you have to spend hours going further from the shore to catch big game fish because the coastal waters are teeming with numerous species. So whether you’d like to explore the inshore waters of Choctawhatchee Bay or nearshore waters of the Gulf, your guides will put you on top of the hottest bite around.

All the trips can be custom tailored to your desires, and depending on your decision and the season, you’ll be targeting Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snapper, and so much more. No matter if you want to spend the whole day on the water or just a couple of hours, if you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, your guide will help you to find and reel your fish.

Destin Inshore Guides doesn’t have an age limit and offers special trips for kids and their parents. You can keep the catch within season regulations, and catch and release is also allowed. Your guide will provide you with everything you’ll need for a successful day on the water, from rods and reels to lures and live bait (prepared beforehand).


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 840
    up to 4 persons
    Get ready for a full day of fun in the sun and explore the inshore bite on this 6-hour trip. You'll be targeting Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, Speckled Trout, and Snapper, just to name a few.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 560
    up to 4 persons
    Rise and shine and board the ship early in the morning for this exciting 4-hour trip. You'll spend the morning targeting Speckled Trout, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, and many others.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    US$ 560
    up to 4 persons
    This trip is perfect for those who don't like to get up very early, but still want to spend 4 hours in the sun. Your guide will take you on a trip targeting Speckled Trout, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, and anything else that bites.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip - Parents and Kids Only
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 11:45 AM
    US$ 480
    up to 4 persons
    Destin Inshore Guides loves having kids on board, and this 3-hour trip is specially designed for them. The guide will teach your kids about fishing and boating, and they'll fave an incredible time targeting Snapper, Trout, Pompano, and many others. The departure time is very flexible and everything can be arranged according to your needs.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip - Parents and Kids Only
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    2 hours trip, starts at 11:45 AM
    US$ 350
    up to 4 persons
    If you want to take your kids on an exciting and educational fishing trip, Destin Inshore Guides will teach them about boating and fishing on this 2-hour fishing trip. Specially designed for families, this trip will take you out targeting Snapper, Trout, Pompano, and so much more. Departure time is flexible and can be customized depending on your wishes.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Bluefish
Ladyfish
Pompano
Redfish

Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove)
Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 30 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

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
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Destin Inshore Guides
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since March 2015
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Destin Inshore Guides take great pride in what they do and always put customers first. They specialize in inshore and nearshore fishing, as well as making sure their customers have fun and learn a lot about fishing and boating. They love having kids on board and have special trips designed for them. Destin Inshore Guides welcome anglers of all ages and experience levels and guarantee the biggest catch of all - lifelong memories.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 95%

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Customer Reviews

4.79 out of 5 stars from 13 reviews

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This was just perfect! Kyle was super nice and friendly. Very patient with our boys who are 8 and 9 yrs old. We caught a bunch and even got to keep some. We Are already planning to do this again. If you are looking for a great experience pick these guys..

Fished June 13, 2018
Destin Inshore Guides (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 14, 2018

Awe!! Thank you so much! We are so glad you guys enjoyed it!

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Guide had some issues and was 30 minutes late. We had a group of four guys that I consider fairly avid fishermen. We only caught three or four fish total. All were short but one trout. Weather was not great and neither was moon phase. It was disappointing but that’s why they call it fishing and not catching.

Fished March 30, 2018
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Great time caught a Lot of fish captain was 1 of the best I’ve chartered.

Fished March 9, 2018
Destin Inshore Guides (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 28, 2018

Thank you so much! We are glad you guys had such a great trip~Anna C

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