Nothing beats Destin fishing! So join Salty Noceans Charters on this unique opportunity and catch the fish of your dreams. After decades of recreational fishing, Captain Donnie has decided to start running fishing trips 5 years ago. He moved to the luckiest fishing village in the world and the rest is history. He’s ready to put you on fish, no matter what your skill level is.

The adventure starts on a 26’ Sea Fox that accommodates up to 6 guests. This center console is powered by twin 150 HP Yamaha engines and reaches the speed of 45 knots. Besides navigational and safety gear, the boat features a toilet, 2 cooler, and a live bait tank. The boat is rigged with state of the art Minn Kota trolling motor which allows you to position directly over the spot. This allows for more time fishing, and less time trying to keep the boat on the spot. Industry game changer!

Destin is a great area for trolling, King and Spanish Mackerels and Bonito are plentiful when in season. If you head out further offshore, you can also catch Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo. But when Snapper season rolls around, well, there is nothing like catching the big Reds. And where Snapper live, so do Triggerfish, Grouper, and other species.

Capt. Donnie is very flexible when it comes to rescheduling or adjusting the trip, so get in touch. All fishing licenses and equipment are included in the price, as well as bottled water. Feel free to bring some snacks and sun protection.

Captain Donnie takes great pleasure in sharing his passion for fishing with others. Come along and have some fun at Salty Noceans Charters!



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  • Private trip
    4 1/2 Hour Trip – Red Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:45 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 4 - Jul 28 (Mon, Fri)
    $595
    Be a part of the 2021 Florida Red Snapper season! The primary target will be these prized culinary delicacies. Bottom fish over wrecks and private spots. Opportunities to also catch other Snapper species as well as Grouper and bonus fish. There is no better time to fish in Destin. Maximum number of guests limited to 6 with alternating fishing 4 at a time. Please be at the dock 15 minutes prior to departure time. Local 15-20% gratuity appreciated if you had a great time.
  • Private trip
    4 1/2 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:45 AM
    Seasonal trip (Wed)
    $575
    Troll for Spanish and King Mackerel, bottom fish for Snapper and other species, or a combo of both. It's up to you! It's also a great trip for dolphin watching. Great trip for kids too! All you need to bring is a snack and a personal beverage. The captain provides water, bait, license, tackle, and gear. Please be at the dock 15 minutes before departure.
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About the Captain

Donnie Barrett
Niceville, Florida, United States
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My father was in the Navy and he loved to be on the water and fish. As a kid, we would go to Panama City and camp in a VW bus. We would spend our time fishing the Gulf. I spent many days fishing for Catfish, Bream, Crappie, Trout, and Bass in the freshwater lakes and streams in my native North Georgia. But none of that seemed to compare to the salt air, blue water, and catching the biggest fish I had ever caught. I was "hooked". Every opportunity I had I would head to Destin to fish. Fast forward many years, my wife and I got married on the beach at San Destin. We both loved the area and became determined to relocate here. In 2015 we purchased a home in Niceville, downsized dramatically, and now make it our home. Fortunately for me, my wife loves to fish, and we head out any chance we can get.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)

Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Grouper (Scamp) Grouper (Scamp)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Boat Specs

Sea Fox (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Bank Transfer

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VERIFIED   4 1/2 Hour Trip on June 16, 2021
Great day on the water. Captain found lots of fish but it is called fishing not catching. Did not matter because we had a fun...
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June fishing trip

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FAQs about Salty Noceans Charters

Salty Noceans Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $575 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 1/2 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $595 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 1/2 Hour Trip – Red Snapper (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Salty Noceans Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Emergency Use Only)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box (2 coolers on board for food and beverages )

Trips booked with Salty Noceans Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water provided )
  • First Mate (Occasionally )
  • Fishing License

Salty Noceans Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (State waters up to 9 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Salty Noceans Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Salty Noceans Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)