2nd Chance Charters Co. is located in Destin and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Captain Thomas Sargent will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 3 to 6-hour trips, mainly fishing for Trout, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, flounder and Drum. King Mackerel,  Spanish Mackerel, and Triggerfish are available Near Shore depending on the season and conditions of the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling,  drift fishing,  and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 22’ Parker center console that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a portable toilet, an iced cooler, a wireless trolling motor, and a livewell. It runs on a 150 HP Yamaha four stroke engine and uses fishfinder, GPS, and VHF radio electronics for navigation.

All the rods, reels, terminal tackle, live bait, and lures are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The Captain or crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. Just bring your snacks and drinks before you depart.

Book your trip now and hit the water with 2nd Chance Charters Co.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Kids (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)
    $495
    Intended to entertain & get kids interested in fishing & being on the water. Every bite counts & every fish is prized when it comes to the excitement of your little anglers reeling in their first catch while enjoying the beautiful scenery our area has to offer. Offering a flexible no-seasick trip, the Captain will gladly adjust the plan depending on your comfort level. With 5 kids of our own (3-year-old twins, 11, 11, and 14) you can fish with confidence knowing your little anglers are in good hands!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Kids (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)
    $495
    Intended to entertain & get kids interested in fishing & being on the water. Every bite counts & every fish is prized when it comes to the excitement of your little anglers reeling in their 1st catch while enjoying the beautiful scenery our area has to offer. Offering a flexible no-seasick trip, the Captain will gladly adjust the plan depending on your comfort level. With 5 kids of our own ( 3-year-old twins, 11, 11, and 14) you can fish with confidence knowing your little anglers are in good hands!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Night Bay Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri)
    $525
    Enjoy a beautiful night on the bay fishing for Trout and Redfish surrounded by the Destin lights and stars! Escape the heat and see the fish in the boat docks! This is an exciting and unique fishing experience. One trip and you will be hooked, as it is truly addicting! Charter Boat 2nd Chance makes every effort possible to increase your fishing success by bringing you to the best spots our Bay has to offer, using quality bait & tackle. As with all fishing, we are unable to offer any guarantees.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Shark Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $525
    This trip is set up to enjoy the sunset and wrangle some inshore sea monsters! You'll primarily chase Blacktip and Spinner Shark, but Bull, Tiger, Hammerhead, and Lemon Shark are also common. Get up close with one today! Charter Boat 2nd Chance makes every effort possible to bring you to the targeted fish at our best fishing spots, using the correct bait & tackle to increase your chances of a great catch, as with all fishing, other factors may affect the outcome of your trip & we make no guarantees.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)
    $660
    Fish anything inshore, from sporty Trout & Redfish to Mangrove Snapper, Flounder, and Black Drum, or head towards the Gulf's coast and fish for various types of surffish depending on the season. Bottom fishing is also available for different Snapper species depending on the season. We would love to get you on the water! Capt. Jake takes every effort to make your trip a success, bringing you to his best spots, using quality gear. As with all fishing, we offer no guarantees. Start is also possible at 10:30.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Fish/Swim Combo
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $660
    This unique trip is for people who want to cover the bases and go fishing for a couple of hours and then maybe go to Crab Island, or just take a swim for a couple of hours! It's a sure way to save on bost rentals and keep the kids entertained for a while!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Fish/Swim Combo (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri)
    $660
    This unique trip is for people who want to cover the bases and go fishing for a couple of hours and then maybe go to Crab Island, or just take a swim for a couple of hours! It's a sure way to save on bost rentals and keep the kids entertained for a while!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Fish/Swim Combo (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $660
    This unique trip is for people who want to cover the bases and go fishing for a couple of hours and then take a dip afterwards to cool off in our beautiful crystal clear teal and blue waters at Crab Island, or along the Gulf Island National Seashore. It's a great way to save on boat rentals and keep everyone entertained for the afternoon.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (5:30AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri)
    $660
    Fish anything inshore, from the sporty Trout & Redfish to mangrove snapper, flounder, & black drum, or head towards the Gulf's coast and fish for various types of surffish depending on the season. Bottom fishing is also available for different snapper species depending on the seasons. Inshore or near shore, we would love to get you out there! * Capt. Jake takes every effort to make your trip a success, bringing you to his best spots, using quality bait & tackle. As with all fishing, we offer no guarantees
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $825
    Fish anything inshore, from the sporty Trout & Redfish to mangrove snapper, flounder, & black drum, or head towards the Gulf's coast and fish for various types of surffish depending on the season. Bottom fishing is also available for different snapper species depending on the seasons. Inshore or near shore, we would love to get you out there! Capt. Jake takes every effort to make your trip a success, bringing you to his best spots, using quality bait & tackle. As with all fishing, we offer no guarantees.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Mon/Wed/Fri
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri)
    $825
    Fish anything inshore, from the sporty Trout & Redfish to mangrove snapper, flounder, & black drum, or head towards the Gulf's coast and fish for various types of surffish depending on the season. Bottom fishing is also available for different snapper species depending on the seasons. Inshore or near shore, we would love to get you out there! Capt. Jake takes every effort to make your trip a success, bringing you to his best spots, using quality bait & tackle. As with all fishing, we offer no guarantees.
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About the Captain

Jake Sargent
Destin, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
61 Customer reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since December 2021
Having grown up in a military family, and transferring to the Panhandle, some of my best times spent growing up was wade fishing the bays with my Dad. Later as a teen, I started working on my first Charter Boat and went on to spend several years as a mate on some of Destin's Top Gulf Fishing Fleet Boats, moving on to Commercial fishing during winter months and in between Gulf trips. As much as I enjoy the Gulf, I love the fishing the Bays with family and friends most, and getting to share my experience with others, helping them make lifetime memories too! Wether you are after an action packed time with friends, a reprieve from the day to day, or a family day out, Charter Boat 2nd Chance offers a fun variety of trips to fit your small group.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bonito Bonito
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Parker (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Bucket for emergencies
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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
Your catch, do with it as you please.

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 60 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (101)
Night fishing with Captain Jake
Night fishing with Captain Jake
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Todd S.

The captain canceled

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Don L.
Joliet, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Great time

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (10AM) on June 20, 2022
We all had a great time on Captain Jake’s boat 2nd Chance.  Everyone caught fish, and Jake kept everyone’s interest with...
Don L. recommends 2nd Chance Charter Co.
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Tamarra B.
Birmingham, Alabama
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3 hour shark fishing trip with Captain Jake

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Shark Trip on June 17, 2022
Captain Jake took us out on an evening shark fishing trip. A catch is not guaranteed, we were just looking to do something...
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Justin W.
Jasper, Texas
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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3 Hour Kids Trip with Captain Jake

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Kids (PM) on June 23, 2022
We had a great time! Jake was Awesome. We caught a lot of fish and he knew all the right spots to give us the best chance of...
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FAQs about 2nd Chance Charter Co.

2nd Chance Charter Co. offers the following trips to customers:
  • $495 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Kids (AM) (3 hours)
  • $495 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Kids (PM) (3 hours)
  • $525 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Night Bay Trip (3 hours)
  • $525 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 3 Hour Trip – Shark Trip (3 hours)
  • $660 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $660 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Fish/Swim Combo (4 hours)
  • $660 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Fish/Swim Combo (AM) (4 hours)
  • $660 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Fish/Swim Combo (PM) (4 hours)
  • $660 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Trip (5:30AM) (4 hours)
  • $825 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)
  • $825 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Mon/Wed/Fri (5 hours)

When you book a trip with 2nd Chance Charter Co., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Bucket for emergencies
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with 2nd Chance Charter Co. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

2nd Chance Charter Co. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

2nd Chance Charter Co. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with 2nd Chance Charter Co. include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bonito
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)