Salty Dawgz offer a variety of options for their fishing trips to make sure you get the best out of your day. Whether you want to go bottom fishing for Snapper, Triggerfish, Amberjacks and Groupers; trolling for Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Bonito, and King and Spanish Mackerel; or just heading out and hunting for some Sharks, Salty Dawgz will make sure they get you hooked on to a winner.

Their 35 ft Delta is powered by twin Volvo engines producing 740 HP between them, getting her up to a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots. The boat also comes equipped with outriggers, a livewell, GPS, fishfinder, and everything you will need for the day’s fishing including a choice of live bait and lures, and features a flybridge and head for extra enjoyment and convenience.

Captain Mike Haney is an experienced and friendly captain with a wealth of knowledge and a passion for fishing which he and his skilled first mate bring to every trip. He operates Salty Dawgz with his wife Gretchen, who shares his love of the water and of fishing, and he is always happy to go the extra mile on his trips to make it that little bit more special. Moreover, Captain Sean McKim is the Captain that will be running the 35’ Sportfisher and original listing in addition to Captain Mike Haney. Furthermore, Captain Stephen Fuller is the Captain for the 21’ Cape Horn.

All Salty Dawgz trips come with fishing licenses for all on board and free cleaning and filleting for anything tasty you want to take home.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 8 - Oct 31
    $1,600
    The fee is for the entire boat, fishing license, bait and tackle, fish cleaning, and drinking water. Please remember to tip the deckhand for his efforts.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Charter (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Feb 8 - Oct 31
    $1,200
    The fee is for the entire boat, fishing license, bait and tackle, fish cleaning, and drinking water. Tip is recommended for the deckhand.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 8 - Oct 31
    $1,200
    The fee is for the entire boat, fishing license, bait and tackle, fish cleaning, and drinking water. Tip is recommended for the deckhand.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 8 - Oct 31
    $800
    The fee is for the entire boat, fishing license, bait and tackle, fish cleaning, and drinking water. Tip is recommended for the deckhand.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Feb 8 - Oct 31
    $800
    The fee includes the entire vessel, up to 6 people. Fishing license, bait, tackle, drinking water, and we clean and bag your fish.
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About the Charter Operator

Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
86 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2016
Hi there, I am Captain Mike and my passion for fishing began while I was stationed in Alaska. It didn’t take long to realize others shared the same love for fishing as I do, so paired with hard work, dedication, and knowledge, I was able to share my experience with others. I began guiding countless fishing and hunting excursions within the Gulf of Alaska for the next several years with various clients of all types with one goal in mind, 100% pure fulfillment and enjoyment from each trip. I now reside in the panhandle of Florida, bringing the same level of customer service with me from Alaska. As of now, I have served 26 years in the United States Air Force, and fortunate enough to share the same passion of fishing and adventure with my wife, Gretchen. Together we own and operate the Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Fishing and Charter’s located in Fort Walton Beach, FL.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish
Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Delta (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1979, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 370HP Volvo Penta Turbo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Charter (PM) on July 24, 2021
Enjoyed our time on the Salty Dawgz..Captain Mike and Captain Sean were very helpful and made the family trip very enjoyable!
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VERIFIED   Half Day Charter (AM) on July 28, 2021
Had a great time. They were great with my grandsons too.
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FAQs about Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters

Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Charter (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Charter (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Charter (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Salty Dawgz’ Deep Sea Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo