Backcountry Outfitters Destin

The Gulf of Mexico’s offshore waters, just off Florida’s panhandle, offers fishing like no other. It’s home to a superb plethora of species that provide great sport fishing opportunities which Captain Wally Caldwell will provide the knowledge and equipment to help you do so.

His 31’ Pursuit cruiser is the perfect machine for fishing in the deep. Not only is it spacious and comfortable but it’s engine packs a punch too. It’s twin 250 HP Yamaha engines will drive you out into the offshore waters in no time at all hitting up to 45 knots. That means more fishing time!

Like we said, there’s a great range of species here. Except your hooks to latch onto the likes of Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, King Mackerel, Gray Triggerfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and a range of Shark with Mako being a particularly frequent catch. Captain Wally has light and heavy tackle to get the job done including trusted brands such as Shimano, Penn, and Daiwa.

He can buy your live bait for you or catch it for you if you choose to fish with it. These saltwater fish sure are tasty so he’ll clean them for you once the trip is over. A fishing license is also provided for you so there’s no need to think about that once you’ve booked your excursion. Water is provided so take some if your own if you wish as well as some food (no glass bottles though).

This is a true sport fishing paradise and Captain Wally is a proven master of pulling them in. So what are you waiting for? Hit the open water and enjoy the excellent challenge that awaits you.



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  • Private trip
    10 hr
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,900
    price breakdown
    $1,900
    For those of you who’s passion is to fish in the deep, then take this opportunity to head over 9 miles out into federal waters. The potential catches really are limitless when you start to hit up this area of the sea! Those who have been on previous excursions tend to come home with the likes of Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Yellowfin Tuna, Shark, as well as much more.
  • Private trip
    8 Hr trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,520
    price breakdown
    $1,520
    If you've already got some offshore fishing experience under your belt thenis a great trip to keep your streak going. A whole 8 hours on the water is enough time to reel in a great range of fish. You can expect to collect Red Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, as well as a range of Shark on this cruise around the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,140
    price breakdown
    $1,140
    Why not take an extra hour to get that little bit extra done. You may be waiting all morning for that Mahi Mahi or Mako Shark to just take the bite only for that wait to go on. With an extra hour, anything can happen. Make sure you return to the shore with full bags so you can squeeze every last fish into your pan and then to the freezer.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    price breakdown
    $950
    Offshore fishing is a whole different ball game to some gentle spinning on a lake. If it's something new to you then this is a great gateway into it. Captain Wally shall take you into the Gulf of Mexico’s waters and show the ropes on how to pull in a big one such as Mahi Mahi or Yellowfin Tuna on this deep sea adventure.
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About the Charter Operator

Backcountry Outfitters Destin
Destin, Florida, United States
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Member since March 2020
Captain Jeremy Ruskowski has been fishing for over 15 years. He’s was born and raised in Destin so he knows all of the local hot spots to give you a successful day out on the water. Despite ,aomly sticking to the nearshore waters he’s still capable of reeling in the big sport fish such as Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, and Shark. So if you have one of these on your bucket list you know who to call.

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Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Pursuit (Cruiser) originally built in 2007, and restored in 2011. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Fishing was amazing!
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