These trips are with Capt. Payton Anderson. Please see our other listing to fish with Capt. Magnum Owens.

Southern Country Charters offers completely private and safe trips out of Destin, FL. Captain Payton and his crew want to make your fishing experience as fun, safe, and memorable as possible! Whether you’re a beginner looking to learn some basics or a more experienced angler looking for a new trophy, you’ll have a day to remember.

Have your perfect day in the "Luckiest Fishing Village in the World!” Each trip consists of hours of fun and action-packed fishing on the Cape Horn fishing boat. This 22’ center console accommodates up to 5 guests. To ensure a comfortable day on the water, the boat also has a toilet, a multimedia system, and a cooler.

You’ll troll for all kinds of fish in season and drop over reefs to catch all kinds of different fish species. Be prepared to take home a cooler full of good eating for you and the whole family! Some of the species you can go after are Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Tuna, Grouper, Cobia, and many more.

The captain fully covers your licenses and fishing equipment. You only need to pack your snacks, drinks, and sun protection. The captain will also clean and fillet your catch free of charge. Keep in mind children have to be at least 10 years old to be allowed on the boat.

Join Southern Country Charters and catch the fish of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Kids Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Mar 1
    US $700
    A 2-hour fun fishing trip! Catch and release only on this fun-filled trip. Inshore only. This trip is for children, not for “filling the freezer”. There is no keeping fish on this trip, 4 hours is the minimum for keeping any fish. This trip is on the 21’ Cape Horn inshore boat.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Feb 28
    US $900
    The captain welcomes you aboard! Come have a great day of fishing with all kinds of species on the offer. The species you'll target will depend on the season. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US $900
    The captain welcomes you aboard! Come have a great day of fishing with all kinds of species on offer. The species you'll target will depend on the season. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    US $900
    Target Trout, Redfish, Cobia, Kingfish, and many other local species. The captain will prepare your fishing equipment and clean your catch. You just need to pack some snacks and drinks for the day. Keep in mind that children have to be 10 or older to be allowed on the boat.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Feb 28
    US $1,125
    The captain welcomes you aboard! Come have a great day of fishing with all kinds of species on the offer. The species you'll target will depend on the season. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US $1,125
    The captain welcomes you aboard! Come have a great day of fishing with all kinds of species on offer. The species you'll target will depend on the season. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    US $1,125
    Start your day with some fishing action and have a day of your life. You can target all kinds of species, depending on what's in season and how far off the coast you go. The captain will prepare your fishing equipment and licenses, don't forget to tip. Keep in mind that children have to be 10 or older to be allowed on the boat.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Feb 28
    US $1,350
    The captain welcomes you aboard! Come have a great day of fishing with all kinds of species on offer. The species you'll target will depend on the season. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US $1,350
    The captain welcomes you aboard! Come have a great day of fishing with all kinds of species on the offer. The species you'll target will depend on the season. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    US $1,350
    Target Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Grouper, Tuna, Cobia, and many other species. It all depends on which fishing spots you want to visit. The crew will clean and fillet your catch, but don't forget to tip them. All fishing equipment is included in the price. Keep in mind that children have to be 10 or older to be allowed on the boat.
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FAQs about Southern Country Charters

Southern Country Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $700 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Kids Trip (2 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $1,125 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (5 hours)
  • US $1,125 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,125 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,350 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $1,350 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $1,350 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Southern Country Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Southern Country Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Southern Country Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing

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

Top targeted fish species with Southern Country Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Jack (Almaco)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)

Meet the Charter Operator

Southern Country Charters
Destin, Florida, United States
279 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2020
The professional captains and crew with Southern Country Charters are here to welcome anglers of all skill levels in Destin, FL. They have a passion for the water and love this job. Capt Payton Anderson owns Southern Country Charters and Capt. Magnum Owens also runs trips. Come aboard; there's a space on the boat for everyone, beginners and pros.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Broomtail Grouper

Boat specs

Cape Horn (Center console) originally built in 1993, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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