Hiliner Charters

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210 Harbor Boulevard
Destin FL, United States

Come enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico aboard the Full Draw. Catering to anglers of all ages and ability levels, Hiliner Charters offer safe and flexible fishing trips for all the family. You will be fishing with a captain who is a native of the area and has unbeatable local knowledge of the fishing grounds.

The Full Draw is a 40 ft air conditioned Sportfish boat that is equipped with all the fishing gear you will need during your trip. When you arrive you will find a cooler on board for your drinks and food, as well as fishing licenses and tackle.

Hiliner Charters offers trolling and bottom fishing trips, and can combine the two styles if desired. They target several species, particularly focusing on the hard fighting and great tasting Cobia in the Spring. Bottom fishing can involve fishing for species such as Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, and Amberjack, while trolling trips could involve catching King and Spanish Mackerel, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi and Tuna.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Troll/Bottom Fish
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1560
    up to 6 persons
    Target Red Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, White Snapper, King/ Spanish Mackerel, and Cobia. Depending on the season, you could also be fishing for Scamp Grouper or Triggerfish.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Troll/Bottom Fish
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1170
    up to 6 persons
    Target Red Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, White Snapper, King/ Spanish Mackerel, and Cobia. Depending on the season, you could also be fishing for Scamp Grouper or Triggerfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Trolling AM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 780
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling trip. Possible target fish include King and Spanish Mackerel, Amberjack, and Cobia (in season).
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Trolling PM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 780
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling trip. Possible target fish include King and Spanish Mackerel, Amberjack, and Cobia (in season). Departure time may vary - consult with the captain prior to the trip.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Cobia
Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Scamp)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel

Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Infinity (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1974, and restored in 2012. Powered by 2 800HP Cummins Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots.

Length
40 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
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Outriggers
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 change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
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

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 3% fee.

About the Captain

Brantley Galloway
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
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Native of the area and always enjoyed Fishing, since the age of 5.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.55 out of 5 stars from 11 reviews

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The first mate, Travis, was awesome, and the Captain was nice a and courtes as well. If the water wasn’t choppy it would have been better.

Fished September 6, 2017
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Fished July 20, 2017
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Trip started out great. The First Mate Travis was great but Captain Brantley Galloway was very quite. We caught bait fish and then went out a way to fish. Caught a few then the Captain Galloway backed up to a boat and gave a box of our frozen bait away to another boat. Later in the morning we started running out of bait and the captain took us in circles to kill time because we had no bait. Very discouraged and would never book with this captain again.

Fished June 24, 2017
Brantley Galloway (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 8, 2017

I apologize that your expectations weren’t met. I knew catching live bait was going to be nearly impossible, following the passing of tropical storm Cindy the day before. With this in mind, I purchased a 40 lb box of frozen Boston mackerel for back up. We did not use nearly half of this bait, so sharing bait with another captain was not an issue as we gave them less than half of that box. Fishing the first day back on the water following a tropical storm on the gulf is always tough. However, if you felt that I was driving in circles, It would be because I was trying to locate fish for you to catch on a prime fishing location. Being an avid fisherman, I do not seek to waste time fishing in spots that are not productive. If you had made me aware of any issues you had during this trip, I would have made every effort to resolve them at that time.

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