Hound Dog Fishing Charters

Running angling trips out of Destin, Hound Dog Fishing Charters invites you to a family-friendly fishing experience in the world’s luckiest fishing destination!

Captain Taylor is a Destin local and wants to share his expertise for an epic day fishing together. Depending on what you’re going after, you’ll use techniques like trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, and spinning. Expect to target Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Kingfish, Triggerfish, Shark, and many more, according to the season and length of your trip.

Come aboard the spacious Hound Dog, a 40’ Infinity sportfishing vessel equipped with the amenities to make the wife and children happy during the journey. The comfortable cabin has ac to protect you from the heat and a restroom. To make it even more fun, you’ll be able to play your favorite tunes via Bluetooth with the sound system.

Captain Taylor provides all the rods, reels, and tackle you’ll need. Also included are the fishing licenses, live bait (when available), ice, and fuel. You’ll only need to bring your favorite drinks, snacks, and a cooler to put your catch in. Upon returning to the dock, your catch will be fileted and bagged, so you can take it home and grill your fresh fish filets. Yummy!

For a super kid-friendly adventure that the whole family will enjoy, look no further than Hound Dog Fishing Charters. The captain and crew are patient and ready to assist your kids with landing a fish they’ll want to tell all their friends about.

Book your trip and hit the water with Hound Dog Fishing Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM) Family fun
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - May 1
    US $1,200
    A morning trip starting at 6:00 a.m. Shorter family trip closer to shore. Will catch lots of fish and hopefully bring a few back for a lunch or dinner.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $1,200
    You will start the trip at 12:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM) Value trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $1,800
    You will fish from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Will venture further offshore, normally will catch more fish that you can keep and bring back for eating. Snapper species, trigger, and jack species, and sharks.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $1,800
    You and the crew will fish for 6 hours.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip (AM) Deep water
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $2,400
    Enjoy 8 hours on the water. The departure time is 6am. We normally fish in the 30 mile range. Deeper water and bigger fish further from the house.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $2,400
    An 8-hour trip in the afternoon starting at 12:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip (AM) Deep water
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $3,000
    You and the crew will spend 10 hours on the water. We will fish in the 40 to 50 mile range. Bigger fish with less pressure.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip All Day meat trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $3,600
    Twelve fun hours on the water await you. We will normally fish anywhere from 50 to 75 miles from the house. If you are a serious fisherman this is the trip for you. We go further stay longer and the fishing is better than any other trip. We can cull through smaller catches to make sure you can bring back the biggest size of your limit worth of fish.
  • Private trip
    24 Hour over nighter swordfish trip
    FREE Cancellation 60 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US $7,000
    2 days worth of fishing. Normally we will do a days worth of bottom fishing. Mix in some trolling for pelagics, and swordfish that night before trolling home the following morning.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Swordfish
    Swordfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
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FAQs about Hound Dog Fishing Charters

Hound Dog Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $1,200 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) Family fun (4 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $1,800 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) Value trip (6 hours)
  • US $1,800 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $2,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip (AM) Deep water (8 hours)
  • US $2,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip (PM) (8 hours)
  • US $3,000 per group - 10 Hour Trip (AM) Deep water (10 hours)
  • US $3,600 per group - 12 Hour Trip All Day meat trip (12 hours)
  • US $7,000 per day per group - 24 Hour over nighter swordfish trip (2 days)

When you book a trip with Hound Dog Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Hound Dog Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Hound Dog Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Hound Dog Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hound Dog Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Meet the Captain

Taylor Waterfield
Destin, Florida, United States
9 Fishing Reports
211 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2015
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
I was born in Destin, Florida. A place that was centered around saltwater charter fishing. Some call Destin the worlds luckiest fishing village. I’ve been fishing this area since I was old enough to walk and I have always had a passion for this industry. I love teaching young people and beginners the ins and outs of fishing. Seeing them excited about the thing I’m so passionate about is what I love.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper
Grouper (Scamp) Scamp Grouper

Boat specs

Infinity (Sportfishing) originally built in 2008. Powered by 2 430HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of 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

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 60 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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