One of a Kind Charter Fishing

One of a Kind Charter Fishing offers trips out of Destin, Florida. Get your friends and family together and come out on the water for anything from a 4 to a 48 hour trip in the magnificent Gulf of Mexico. Captain Chris Michelson has been fishing since he was a kid, and he’ll make sure your trip is as productive as possible.

You will be fishing from a 49’ boat that has plenty of space for fishing or just hanging out in the climate-controlled cabin. Accommodating up to 22 people, it’s great for large parties, so bring all your friends and family on this adventure! Featuring a clean restroom and plenty of entertainment, this boat is for more than just fishing.

Whichever trip you choose, you will be shown the best techniques for catching the species that call the Gulf of Mexico home. Capt. Chris will take you to the best spots to catch Red Snapper (in season), as well as huge Grouper, and tasty King Mackerel. Other species include Amberjack, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Swordfish, Shark, and Bonito.

Whether you are an avid fisherman or are just taking your first trip, the crew guarantee you will have a great time. Once you have fished with them once, you will be coming back year after year!

All you need to bring is a cooler with your food and drinks, your sunscreen and cameras. Tackle, licenses, and dead bait are supplied, along with a friendly first mate who will get everything ready and help you along the way.

Your mate will handle the fish and make sure they meet local requirements. Upon return to the dock, he will hang your fish on the board for a great photo, and then clean and fillet them so you can have a nice meal back home. Tipping for the first mate is not including in the trip price – 15%- 20% is customary. Please take care of your mate just as he will take care of you!

Join One of a Kind Charter Fishing and have an amazing experience in Destin exploring these productive waters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    16 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    16 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $3,520
    price breakdown
    $3,520
    Spend the whole day on the water, leaving at first light and coming back after dark. This trip will give you time to catch your limit of a variety of species as well as relaxing on the beautiful One of a Kind charter boat.
  • Private trip
    14 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $3,080
    price breakdown
    $3,080
    Travel deep into the Gulf of Mexico, 40 plus miles offshore, to target some of the best bottom feeders – huge Snapper and Grouper are waiting for you! You will also be able to troll for species like Mahi Mahi and Kingfish.
  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,640
    price breakdown
    $2,640
    Fishing around 30 miles offshore for bottom fish such as Snapper and Grouper, as well as Triggerfish, Amberjack, and more. You will also be able to troll for Kingfish and Mahi Mahi on the way in and out.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,200
    price breakdown
    $2,200
    Fishing up to around 25 miles offshore for Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack, with the possibility of also targeting Kingfish on the way in and out. This trip will get you out to some good bottom fishing spots and you will still be back at the dock in time to enjoy the rest of the afternoon.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,760
    price breakdown
    $1,760
    Fishing up to about 20 miles out for big Snapper and Grouper. You will mainly be bottom fishing, although it may be possible to do some trolling for Kingfish on the way in and out.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,320
    price breakdown
    $1,320
    On this trip, you'll be bottom fishing for species such as Snapper and Grouper.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,320
    price breakdown
    $1,320
    This trip will get you bottom fishing for species such as Snapper and Grouper.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM) – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,210
    price breakdown
    $1,210
    This a 5 hour trolling trip. Targetted species will be King Mackerel and Spanish Mackerel. If the trolling is slow we can do inshore bottom fishing. Targetted species will be Mingo and White Snappers.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM) – Trolling
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $880
    price breakdown
    $880
    This 4-hour trip is for trolling only, with target species mainly being King and Spanish Mackerel and Cobia.
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About the Captain

Chris Michelson
Destin, Florida, United States
7 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
94 Customer Reviews
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Member since May 2015
I started fishing here in Destin around the age of 5. I began on the Okaloosa Island Pier and my passion for fishing grew from there. I eventually started going out on boats and seen the opportunities that was away from land. My first job on a charter boat was actually as a cook at the age of 15. I was allowed to fish if the customers weren't ordering food lol. I eventually became a mate on one of the boats in the harbor. I left fishing for awhile and went out to the oilfield were I ended up getting my captain's license. After several years I decided to come back to what I love. I was hired on as a 1st mate with a great captain. Then opportunity presented itself with a great partner and I now have my on fishing vessel to make memories with some great people.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Harker's Island (Other) originally built in 1979. Powered by 2 450HP Detroit 692 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 12 knots.

Length
49 ft
Capacity
22 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 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

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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4.79
out of 5 stars from 94 reviews
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Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
88%
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VERIFIED   July 1, 2020
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Danielle D.
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on October 1, 2020
Had our Bachelorette party in Destin and took a great 6hr deep sea fishing with Chris and Steve.  They did a great job...
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) – Trolling on September 25, 2020
Chris and Steve are great. We had fun fishing and hanging out with them. Definitely recommend them for a fishing trip. ...
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Josh F.
Buford, GA
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A Great Day

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on August 14, 2020
We enjoyed our trip with the Captain and the Crew.  A Great Day. Highly recommend.  Nice Boat.
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