Charter Boat Striker

210 US Highway 98
Destin FL, United States

Take a thrilling offshore fishing trip from Destin, Florida, with Charter Boat Striker. Specializing in family-friendly fishing, this boat is the perfect choice for those who want to catch large offshore fish with a welcoming and personable crew. From the unspoiled Emerald Coast, you’ll head offshore to the Gulf’s rich waters, going after exceptional big game species, not forgetting your fridgeful of delicious fish to devour when back on land.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 39’ Ensign sportfishing boat, powered by dual 280 HP Detroit diesel engines that will take you to the fish in no time. Equipped with a flybridge, you’ll have excellent views of the surrounding area, and there’s plenty of space for 6 anglers. On board you’ll find numerous marine electronics for excellent navigation, and a bathroom and comfortable seating so you can relax during your trip. This really is the offshore boat of your dreams.

Head offshore to the deep waters, where you’ll troll and bottom fish for species such as Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, and Wahoo. You can also hunt Sharks, if you want to meet your own Jaws! Choose to jig or spin with the latest rods and reels available on board, with lures and live baits provided to give you maximum effect. At the end of the day, take advantage of the cleaning and packaging service to take your catch home.

Everything you need for your trip is included in the price, so just make sure you are suitably dressed for the weather conditions and bring any food or drink you might need during your time on the water. Get ready for a productive day at sea with Charter Boat Striker, and experience Destin’s rich fishing opportunities. Why wait? Get booking and start fishing!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 2400
    up to 6 persons
    Experienced anglers will absolutely love this trip, but even beginners can wonder in awe on this mammoth trip. Heading out far offshore, you'll not only target the regular and giant Snappers, Groupers, and Amberjacks, but target the excellent game fish of Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sharks and more. For a challenge and a bigger reward, this trip is for you.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 2000
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to catch as many fish as possible, then you should spend more time at sea – it's only logical! Not only will you have a greater chance of getting the fish on the boat, but you'll head further offshore targeting much larger Snappers, Amberjack, Groupers, and more.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1600
    up to 6 persons
    This full-day trip allows you to travel further offshore to deeper waters. Here, you'll come up against a bigger kettle of fish, quite literally. The giant Snappers live alongside fantastic Groupers, and you'll have to be at your strongest to reel them in and take them home for a delicious meal.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1200
    up to 6 persons
    Head out early to make the most of this 3/4 day trip. You'll be mainly bottom fishing and trolling for a range of great game fish, and delicious table fish. Target species include a range of Snappers, along with Triggerfish, Bonita, and Kingfish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 1200
    up to 6 persons
    On this 3/4 day trip you'll get the chance to fish for a range of delicious, exciting species, such as Vermillion, Black, White, and even Red Snapper (when in season), along with Triggerfish, Kingfish, and Bonita. You'll be mainly trolling and bottom fishing to give you the best chance of reeling 'em in.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1000
    up to 6 persons
    The extra hour on this trip gives you the chance to head a little further out to experience some more exciting fishing. This is still a great opportunity for first-timers to get to know the seas as you'll see through the whole process, from catching the bait to reeling in the fish.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 1000
    up to 6 persons
    An extended version of the 4-hour trip, this is also a great opportunity to get to learn about deep sea fishing. From catching the bait to trolling for King Mackerel, this trip will give you a rounded experience in a short period of time.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 6 persons
    Start the day by fishing for live bait before using them to troll for Kingfish a little closer to the shore. Give the kids a taste of deep sea fishing or get yourself hooked on the open seas!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 800
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is ideal for first timers and families to get a taste of what deep sea fishing is all about. You'll start by catching live bait, not too far from the pass, before trolling for Kingfish nearer to the shore.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)

Grouper (Scamp)
Jack (Almaco)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Shark (Bull)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ensign (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1971, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 280HP Detroit diesel 4-53's engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 12 knots.

Length
39 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

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Charter Boat Striker
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
40
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The team aboard Charter Boat Striker specializes in family-friendly offshore fishing. We love to take kids and first timers fishing! And of course the ones who want to fill their coolers! The back deck is very spacious for everyone to fish together and the cabin is very comfortable and air conditioned. Fishing aboard the Striker is a great way to spend your time on the Emerald Coast.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.73
out of 5 stars from 40 reviews
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Fishing with Karen
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Rick Schwartz
Cincinnati, OH
 5.00
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Stop surfing. Book the “Striker!”

VERIFIED   July 2, 2018
We did a morning six hour trip. It was raining and the captain wasn’t sure we would have a good day. It exceeded everyone’s...
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Ben Waite
United States
 4.67
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8hr trip

VERIFIED   May 23, 2018
Unfortunately, I booked this trip but wasn’t able to go due to a family medical emergency that forced me to head back home...
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Kevin Cavett
United States
 5.00
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Perfect experience!

VERIFIED   July 10, 2018
Deckhand Jake was so great with our little. He’s addicted to fishing now thanks to him. Jake knew his stuff and was the perfect...
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Michael Conley
Pensacola, FL
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Bill and Jake

VERIFIED   June 28, 2018
What a great experience!  The boat was easy to find, and the Captain and First Mate were really friendly and knowledgeable. ...
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Michael Vanstory
United States
 5.00
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6hr trip

VERIFIED   July 27, 2018
We had an awesome time, Jake was extremely helpful and nice. The captain put us on the fish and we wore them out. Would highly...
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