Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach

Running angling trips out of Fort Walton Beach, Boomcoast Adventures invites you to check out the local fishery in style.

Captain Josh Luggi is a local guide with decades of inshore saltwater fishing experience.  Born and raised in Florida, the Capt calls the shallow flats of St. Marks home.  Josh has been active in the Boom Coast saltwater community as a member of the North Florida Gulf Coast Fishing Club and participates in many tournaments including Rock the Dock and Redfish/Seatrout Shootouts.  Josh is an avid hunter with many years experience and enjoys duck hunting, hog hunting, and deer hunting.

Platform:  Boom Coast Adventures currently operates on a 2022 Prodigy 1860 that feature, dual power poles, minn kota spot lock trolling motor, 6ft casting tower, poling platform, and duck hunting accessories

No need to worry about fishing licenses, as they will be provided and handled by the charter. You’re welcome to keep all legal species caught during the trip.

There will be complimentary snacks and drinks aboard for your convenience during the trip, but feel free to bring your own if you prefer. Up for a family trip? This is a children-friendly business, so bring your loved ones to share these memories with.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Boomcoast Adventures.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Crab island tour
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $500
    We will take a tour around the island. Showing you what the Emerald Coast has to offer. Providing drinks, snacks and lunch cooked on a wok. Absolutely nothing better than better on the water in a comfortable boat with an open floor plan. Checkout my videos and website for more content. See you on our next adventure! We can take up to 4 guests on this excursion.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Nighttime Dock Light
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    $600
    Some of the best fishing happens at night. Here at Boomcoast Adventures, we run a 2022 custom-built Prodigy with 360-degree lighting inside and out. Dual power poles to spot lock us in place while fishing. A Minn Kota trolling motor powered by 2 Dakota lithium batteries keeps us going all night. Book now, and you won't be disappointed.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    We will be fishing the bay for over-slot Redfish and Speckled Trout.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Whiting
    Whiting
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $600
    We will be fishing the bay for over-slot Redfish and Speckled Trout.
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    6 HR
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $800
    We will start at 7am-1pm
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    FULL DAY 8 hours
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,000
    We will have a Full day to explore the emerald coast. Getting to try for a little of every inshore species. As well as having lunch on the sandbar. Snacks and drinks included.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Whiting
    Whiting

FAQs about Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach

Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - Crab island tour (5 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Nighttime Dock Light (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 6 HR (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - FULL DAY 8 hours (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Boomcoast Adventures – Fort Walton Beach include:
  • Black Drum
  • Redfish
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Captain

Josh Luggi
Okaloosa Island, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
16 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2022
Capt. Josh Luggi welcomes you to Boomcoast Adventures. He was born and raised in Florida and started fishing at a young age. Growing up, he lived near a body of water, so fishing was always on the agenda. His grandfather introduced him to fishing, teaching him along the way. He guided Captain Josh and taught him to take care of the area's woods and waters, taking only what you need. Captain Josh has been active in the fishing community for a few decades now, competing in state-wide Redfish tournaments, Rock the Dock Tournament, Seatrout Shootout, and many more. Here at Boomcoast Adventures, he offers a visual experience unlike any other while fishing.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Redfish Redfish
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat specs

Prodigy (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 60HP Mud Buddy engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 34 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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
Disabled Accessible
I do not provide a ramp to enter or leave the boat

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

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

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (11)
Half day trip with capt josh
Fishing with Josh
Epic trip
+8
Angler rating
13
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
85%
Caught fish
67%
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Jose C.
Hutto, TX
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 21, 2023
Didn’t get lucky this go round with anything but, will for sure come back and use Captin josh again. All round great guy...
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Wade M.
Franklin, WI
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

4 hour trip with Captain Josh

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on March 30, 2023
Captain Josh and his friend Captain George put us on some great fishing. My son caught two huge Redfish (40” and 34”),...
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Jim B.
Hinsdale, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Epic trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on March 31, 2023
Caught Spanish Mackerel and Redfish.  Kept the SM for dinner.  Josh and George were awesome.  Great guys, great conversations...
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Steven C.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

February fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on February 20, 2023
We had a great time! Water was still a bit cold for he fish, but it was a great time and enjoyed the captain and work he did...
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Zak H.
Starkville, MS
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Josh

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on July 5, 2023
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