Come explore the offshore waters of Destin, Florida and have a great fishing experience with Southern Country Charters. Captain Payton Anderson will take you on the water and make sure you have the best possible day out. Join him and create many fond memories fishing in Destin!

Your boat for the day is a 27’ World Cat center console that can fit up to 6 anglers. It runs on twin 225 HP Yamaha four-stroke engines that can have it reach a top cruising speed of 45 knots. The boat uses full-featured navigation technology that allows safe and quick movement on the water. It also features a portable toilet, multimedia system, an ice-box, and is equipped with outriggers and a livewell.

Destin’s offshore fishery offers a wide selection of species you can target. To name a few, there’s Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Red Snapper, Blackfin Tuna, as well as Triggerfish. You and Capt. Payton will attract them by bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, and jigging. You can keep all the fish you catch if you want to, and any kids are more than welcome to join your trip.

The crew will take care of all the fishing gear, licenses and lures for the day. You can also have your catch cleaned free of charge when you wrap up. You’ll just need to bring on the some snacks and drinks of your choice if you want to.

Come visit Destin for a day to remember!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    This short and fun trip lasts from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The captain takes care of all the fishing gear and bait, so you should just bring something to eat and drink. Keep in mind that this is a catch and release trip only!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    Come aboard the 21’ Cape Horn for a great day of fishing! You can target many kinds of species, depending on what's in season and where we go. The captain will clean your catch for you at the end. Note that you can start this trip at 11:00 a.m. as well.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $800
    Come aboard the 21’ Cape Horn for a great day of fishing! You can target many kinds of species, depending on what's in season and where we go. The captain will clean your catch for you at the end.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    Come aboard the 27’ World Cat for a great day of fishing! You can target many kinds of species, depending on what's in season and how far offshore you go. The captain will clean your catch for you at the end. Note that you can start this trip at 11:00 a.m. as well.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $900
    Come join the captain aboard his World Cat boat and spend a great day on the water! Depending on the season and how far off the coast you'll go, there will be all sorts of fish to chase. If you want him to, the captain will clean the fish you've caught for you at the end.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    Come join the captain on the offshore waters of Destin and have a great fishing time on his World Cat boat. Depending on the season and the chosen fishing spots, there are all kinds of fish you can target. The captain will clean your catch for you at the end of the trip. The departure times are flexible, meaning you can start the trip at 11:00 a.m. instead.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,200
    The captain welcomes you aboard his 27’ World Cat. 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 and how far off the coast you want to go. 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 7:00 AM
    $1,350
    Come join the captain on the offshore waters of Destin and have a great fishing time on his World Cat boat. Depending on the season and the chosen fishing spots, there are all kinds of fish you can target. The captain will clean your catch for you at the end of the trip. The departure times are flexible, meaning you can start the trip at 11:00 a.m. instead.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,350
    The captain welcomes you aboard his 27’ World Cat. 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 and how far off the coast you want to go. At the end of your trip, the captain will clean and fillet your catch for you.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    $1,960
    You and the captain will depart at 7:00 a.m. and fish the offshore waters of Destin for 8 hours. His 27’ World Cat promises you a comfortable trip to a wide range of species. What exactly you'll chase will depend on what's in season and how far offshore you'll go. Finally, the captain will gladly clean your catch for you at the end of the trip.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    $2,450
    Come aboard and have even more fishing fun on this 10-hour trip! You and the captain can target a large selection of species, and the exact choice will depend on what's in the season as well as how far off the coast you go. At the end of your trip, the captain can clean and fillet your catch for you.
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About the Captain

Payton Anderson
Destin, Florida, United States
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192 Customer reviews
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Member since September 2020
I’ve been fishing for most of my life. I have a passion for the water, and I love my job. Anglers of all skill levels are welcome to join me, there's a space on the boat for everyone.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

World Cat (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by 2 225HP Yamaha Four Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid unnecessary hassle with carrying extra cash.

No additional fees.
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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 18 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (9)
6 Hour Trip
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Angler Rating
12
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
77%
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Sharon M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  October 6, 2022
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VERIFIED   NEW  September 21, 2022
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Fred B.
Foristell, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day with Captain Payton

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on September 24, 2022
We had a great time caught a variety of fish and were able see lots of wildlife. Payton even rescheduled due to unfavorable...
Fred B. recommends Southern Country Charters – 27'
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Diane B.
Daleville, MS
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day with Captain Payton Anderson

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing on June 29, 2022
Great time was had by all. Had to postpone for 2 days due to weather but he kept us informed and up to date on the weather...
Diane B. recommends Southern Country Charters – 27'
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CURT D.
Palatine, IL
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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7 Hour Trip with Captain Payton

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing on June 22, 2022
Excellent day on the water.  Captain Payton moved around until we found the fish.  Lots of fun, and fighting the 7-foot bull...
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FAQs about Southern Country Charters – 27'

Southern Country Charters – 27' offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 2 Hour Trip (2 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (4 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,350 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,350 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,960 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • $2,450 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Southern Country Charters – 27', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Southern Country Charters – 27' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Southern Country Charters – 27' offers the following type of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing

Southern Country Charters – 27' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Southern Country Charters – 27' include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)