Based out of Destin, Lonestar Fishing Charters 38’ is your ticket to a memorable time on the water.

Capt. Bobby aims to tailor every trip to your specific needs, so let him know what you’re after! Depending on the trip and species, you’ll be using techniques like bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, popping, and spinning. You’re looking at 5 to 12-hour trips, where you’ll usually go after the likes of Snapper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, and Tuna, depending on the weather and time of year.

Your adventure begins on board a 38’ Yellowfin boat that can fit a maximum of 6 anglers. The boat is fitted with a toilet and an ice box. When it comes to rods, reels, and terminal tackle, everything you need is included in the price. 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.

This is a children-friendly charter, so you’re welcome to bring your kids on for a fun fishing adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Lonestar Fishing Charters 38’.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Jun 1
    US $1,250
    This is a perfect quick day on the water. You and the crew will run between 15-20 miles off the shore and you can typically target two species in this time, season permitting.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Jun 1
    US $1,250
    This is a perfect quick day on the water. You and the crew will run between 15-20 miles off the shore and you can typically target two species in this time, season permitting.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Jun 1
    US $1,500
    This is Captain Bobby's bread and butter on which you can target multiple species. Troll, bottom fish, Shark fish, whatever you’d like. If the season permits, you and the crew will run between 20-25 miles.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Snapper (Vermilion)
    Vermilion Snapper
    Grouper (Scamp)
    Scamp Grouper
    Grouper (Snowy)
    Snowy Grouper
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 33 minutes ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 31
    US $2,000
    This is a offshore trip targeting exactly what you want or whats in season. You can expect to run up to 50 miles offshore on this trip depending on what were targeting.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 30
    US $2,500
    This is a offshore charter that can target and catch nearly anything you choose thats in season and around. Pelagics, bottom fishing, deep dropping etc…
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 30
    US $3,000
    The ultimate trip. We will run as far as it takes the get the fish you desire within reason and in season. Expect a lot of fishing and driving to catch that fish you’ve always drempt of.
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FAQs about Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’

Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’ offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $1,250 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,250 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • US $1,500 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • US $2,000 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • US $2,500 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)
  • US $3,000 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 12 Hour Trip (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’ include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’ offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’ offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Lonestar Fishing Charters – 38’ include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • Grouper (Snowy)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Lonestar Fishing Charters
Destin, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
131 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2021
Captain Bobby Marek runs fun and exciting trips out of Destin, Florida. Embark on its nearshore and offshore waters and have a memorable day catching many prized fish.
Our Team
Hunter E.
Captain
Bobby M.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

Boat specs

Yellowfin (Center console) originally built in 2015, and restored in 2022. Powered by 3 350HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days 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

Payment

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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (30)
Awesome day of fishing with Captain Hunter!!
Awesome day of fishing with Captain Hunter!!
Awesome day of fishing with Captain Hunter!!
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Thomas E.
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Awesome day of fishing with Captain Hunter!!

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip on April 5, 2024
I’ve been on a handful of fishing charters but I must say the LoneStar Fishing Charter has been one of the best. Captain...
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Gayla G.
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Awesome Fishing Trip!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on October 29, 2023
Excellent Fishing Adventure with Captain Bobby!  We had a great time and caught fish two at a time!  Couldn’t have wished...
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Shane T.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Perfect Day On The Water

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on February 15, 2024
Scheduled a last minute trip with Captain Hunter and had a blast. He put us on the fish and we were all laughs the whole time....
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David A.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great fishing trip!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (AM) on November 2, 2023
We had a great trip, catching fish the whole time. The captain Bobby was way too cool. Would definitely recommend this charter.
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William S.
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Excellent
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Captain Bobby is the best !!!

VERIFIED   Special 6 hour trip for William Stoffels on June 21, 2023
Had a 6 hour trip Capt Bobby was professional and onew exactly where the fish were , we limited out on red snapper Such...
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