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Fat Flamingo Fishing Charters is a locally owned and operated private fishing charter in Destin, Florida. Every Fat Flamingo Captain, like Capt. Nick Tate, is fun and loves showing each visiting Flamingo a wonderful time on the water, as well as teaching them about the fish and techniques. Each Fat Flamingo Captain will make sure you enjoy the 3 F’s… Fish, Friends, AND FUN!

The flock hits the water in a 1900 Cape Horn Center Console Offshore Series powered by a Brand New Suzuki 150 HP engine. The boat is 19’ long and it has recently been renovated (2020). It accommodates up to 4 guests of any age or experience level. The boat features a Garmin 94sv Ecomap GPS/ Fish Finder, USCG approved life jackets & the fishiest Fat Flamingo Captain on the open seas.

When it comes to choosing your fishery you get to be spoiled for choice as the charter covers many inshore, nearshore, and offshore locations. Furthermore, the packages also offer diverse opportunities with fishing techniques: light tackle, drift fishing, trolling, and jigging, just to name some. With all these options come many species of fish that might end up being your trophy. 

When it comes to Florida fishing license this charter has you covered. The Flamingos will provide you with all top of the line rods, reels, and tackle, as well as artificial lures and live bait. The crew is also happy to clean and fillet your catch once back on the mainland. 15%-20% gratuity is customary and greatly appreciated!

Book a trip with Fat Flamingo Fishing Charters today and find the Fish, Friends, AND FUN!



About the Captain

Nick Tate
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
10 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since August 2020
Captain Nick Tate loves fishing and wants to share his passion with all the Flamingo guests. He'll show you the tricks and tips and show you the secret of 3 F's - Fish, Friends and FUN!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)

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

Boat Specs

Cape Horn (Center console) originally built in 2003, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

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 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.60
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Half Day Inshore (PM)
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Half day trip with Captain Nick
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
88%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
63%
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Joshua C.
Jensen Beach, FL
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Great experience for any age!

VERIFIED   2 Hour Little Fisherman's Trip (PM) on August 20, 2020
We come to Destin every summer and have always wanted to take the boys fishing. This year we decided to give it a shot. I’m...
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Matthew S.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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4hr trip with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Gulf (AM) on August 28, 2020
Captain Nick was awesome! My wife and I had an amazing time despite not catching anything due to the resent hurricane. Nick...
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Tristan P.
Shawnee, KS
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Half Day Inshore (PM)

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – (AM) on March 19, 2021
Captain Nick Tate was great, helped us beat the weather, got us to the spots quick, caught a nice variety of fish, and kept...
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Richard M.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – (AM) on August 27, 2020
My wife and I had a great time with Captain Nick on our first saltwater fishing trip. He’s professional, personable, kind,...
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William M.
Winter Garden, FL
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.00
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Great fishing with Captain Nick!

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Kids Intro (AM) on August 20, 2020
We had a great time fishing this morning with Captain Nick! He took us to some great spots and we caught a bunch of fish! Nick...
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FAQs about Fat Flamingo Fishing

Fat Flamingo Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $215 per group, additional $145 per person after 1 guest - 2 Hour Trip – Kids Intro (AM) (2 hours)
  • $665 per group, additional $95 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – (AM) (4 hours)
  • $665 per group, additional $95 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Bay (PM) (4 hours)
  • $695 per group, additional $95 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Gulf (PM) (4 hours)
  • $695 per group, additional $95 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Gulf (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,295 per group, additional $165 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Gulf (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fat Flamingo Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (2020 94sv Garmin EcoMap )
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment (Available for dolphin tours )
  • Live Bait Well (Just Updated)
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fat Flamingo Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Fat Flamingo Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Fat Flamingo Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fat Flamingo Fishing include:
  • Bluefish
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout