High Cotton Charters

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High Cotton Charters welcomes you down to the sunny shores of Destin, FL, commonly known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” Spend the day trying your own luck and reeling in some delicious fish! Captain TJ George has been in the charter industry since 2001 and loves working with complete beginners and seasoned pros alike. Let him show you these incredible waters and get you on some trophy fish!

The “High Cotton” is a 40’ Infinity sportfisher with acres of room for you and your group to fish and relax in comfort. She is fully air-conditioned and boasts a private head and plenty of room to sit and rest out of the sun. She also has a large flybridge to take in the view in style.

What you target will depend on the trip you choose, with anything from Mackerel to Tuna to delicious Red Snapper on the menu. Whatever you’re after, the boat’s modern electronics will pinpoint the best spots to catch it. She also has a wide range of quality equipment and a livewell bursting with bait to make sure you catch the best of each species.

The High Cotton crew is very friendly and professional. They are happy to tailor your trip to your skills and interests and love working with beginners and children. Everything from rods and reels to bait and licenses are provided by the boat and your fish will be cleaned and filleted after your trip. Just bring a big cooler, any food and drink for the day, and plenty of sunscreen.

(CUSTOMARY GRATUITY FOR THE MATE IS 18~20%).



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,400
    up to 6 persons
    You'll be going all the way on this trip, burning some fuel and traveling out to where your next trophy lives! Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Amberjack, deep-water Snappers – you really need to make room in the freezer before one of these charters!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,000
    up to 6 persons
    This longer trip is great for experienced anglers who want to take on bigger fish like Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Amberjack. You will be fishing the best waters around and heading home with a ton of tasty fish!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is where you start getting serious looking for some bigger fish! Head offshore in search of big Kingfish, Amberjack, Cobia, and even Mahi Mahi!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    The same great eight hours of fishing, just beating the heat of the day! Take on Amberjack, King Mackerel, Cobia, and more offshore.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - High Season (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 15 Aug
    $1,260
    up to 6 persons
    Spend a summer's morning fishing for a variety of awesome fish, from King and Spanish Mackerel to Snapper, Amberjack, and much more!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - High Season (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 15 Aug
    $1,260
    up to 6 persons
    Afternoons are a great time to fish! The crew will usually have caught the live bait on the earlier trip so you will have more time to fish. It also starts to cool down as the fishing heats up!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - AM
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 16 Aug - 31 May
    $1,150
    up to 6 persons
    Spend a summer's morning fishing for a variety of awesome fish, from King and Spanish Mackerel to Snapper, Amberjack, and much more!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip - PM
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 16 Aug - 31 May
    $1,150
    up to 6 persons
    Afternoons are a great time to fish! The crew will usually have caught the live bait on the earlier trip so you will have more time to fish. It also starts to cool down as the fishing heats up!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip - High Season
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 15 Aug
    $1,000
    up to 6 persons
    This five-hour charter is just a little longer than the beginners trip and gives you a little more fishing time.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 16 Aug - 31 May
    $950
    up to 6 persons
    This five-hour charter is just a little longer than the beginners trip and gives you a little more fishing time.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - High Season
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 15 Aug
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    Great for first timers that just want to get their feet wet in the deep sea fishing experience. You generally have an option to either troll or bottom fish and your captain will let you know what your best option for success is!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Beginners Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 16 Aug - 31 May
    $760
    up to 6 persons
    Great for first timers that just want to get their feet wet in the deep sea fishing experience. You generally have an option to either troll or bottom fish and your captain will let you know what your best option for success is!
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About the Captain

T J George
Destin, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
127 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since July 2015
I have always loved the outdoors and fishing is something that most people can agree is a blast! I started charter fishing with my uncle on school breaks when I was a teenager then in 2001 I got my first job as a full time mate and have been in the buisness ever since. I continue to fish because it is a great feeling to take people who have never fished or don't get to go enough or just don't know how to, and catch them their first fish or biggest fish or most fish they have ever caught!

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Boat Specs

Infinity (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1970, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 320HP Caterpillar engines.

Length
40 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
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.90
out of 5 stars from 127 reviews
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Family Red Snapper trip
Family Red Snapper trip
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
98%
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Alan G.
Greenville, IN
 5.00
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Nice trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 24, 2019
Capt TJ and Frank took myself and 2 teenagers out on a 3 ft sea day where it was work getting out and staying on our fish but...
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Kendall M.
Gainesville, FL
 5.00
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6hour trip

VERIFIED   June 3, 2019
Captain TJ and Cooper were excellent fishing guides. All five of us limited out on red snapper in under 20 minutes. He then...
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Mike S.
Madison, TN
 5.00
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Half day trip with captain TJ George

VERIFIED   April 17, 2019
This trip was what I’ve been after for my wife and three daughters (ages 7, 8, and 10), and my dad. Captain TJ worked to...
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Corey M.
Destin, Florida
 5.00
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Awesome Experience

VERIFIED   NEW  June 25, 2019
This was most definitely one of the best charters i have been on. Captain TJ and his deck hand Frank were awesome and made...
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Travis M.
Cumming, GA
 5.00
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8 hour definitely the way to go

VERIFIED   September 1, 2018
Dispite the rough waters and dodging the weather we had a great and wonderful time. Money well spent. Kyle was a great first...
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