Mid-Bay Charters

North Bayshore Drive
Valparaiso FL, United States

Book with Mid-Bay Charters for a fun, relaxing and safe trip! They are a child-friendly charter located in sunny Valparaiso, Florida, just a short trip across the Bay from Destin.

You will be fishing aboard a 22 ft Key West boat. It is powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine and is equipped with GPS, fishfinder, and a VHF Radio. Up to 4 guests are welcome to come aboard.  The vessel has its own live bait tank. A very quiet Minn Kota I-pilot trolling motor is added to get you close to where the fish are lurking.

Cruise Crab Island or fish on grass flats, docks, and bridges for Trout and Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more, or troll nearshore for King Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and many more. Trips start at $220, with each package providing a boating excursion during which you could use light tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, spinning or jigging techniques.

All rods, reels and terminal tackle are included in the price, and the crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

The crew can meet you in Valparaiso itself, or in the Destin area. Customized to your needs, Mid Bay Charters is just what you are looking for.

Thanks for considering Mid-Bay charters!

Book with Mid-Bay Charters for a fun, relaxing and safe trip! They are a child-friendly charter located in sunny Valparaiso, Florida, just a short trip across the Bay from Destin.

You will be fishing aboard a 22 ft Key West boat. It is power


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Key West (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Targeted Species
 
Black Drum
 
Bluefish

 
Flounder
 
Redfish

 
Snapper (Mangrove)
 
Spanish Mackerel

 
Speckled Trout
 
Tuna (Blackfin)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn Kota I-pilot
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn Kota I-pilot
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
If available.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Bottled water. Other beverages upon request.
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Matt Troxel
Valparaiso, Florida, United States
Member since August 2016
Captain Matt Troxel has been a passionate fisherman all his life. Having an enormous amount of experience with a variety of fishing techniques.. He equally enjoys inshore fishing, going for Redfish, Speckled trout, flounder, etc as well as nearshore (Gulf) fishing for king mackrel, black fin tuna, red snapper, trigger fish, etc.. even if you would just like a harbor/bay cruise or dolphin watching Captain Matt will work hard to make your experiece enjoyable and one you would not soon forget!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.92 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews

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Capt Matt & Gary were very nice, professional & enjoyable to be with… I highly recommend a trip with them… nice boat & equipment too. Beautiful water…

Fished June 13, 2017
Matt Troxel (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 19, 2017

Hi Sherry and guys!! You all were just great. Took a little while to find the fish, then it was ON!!!! Thanks for booking us, hope to see you next time you’re all in town!
Thanks again!
Capt Matt and Gary.

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Even though the fish would not cooperate, we still had a great time. Seeing dolphins was the high light of the trip.

Fished May 26, 2017
Matt Troxel (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 28, 2017

Thank you!  It was great having you two aboard! Very much enjoyed meeting you and Tom. Hopefully next time we can find the big ones!!

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Fished the hot spots and hooked up on a couple dozen fish. Bluefish to redfish, sea trout and a bonus Jack cravelle great morning of fishing with my teenage boys. An experience they never forget. Thanks again for the time out Capt. Matt

Fished April 4, 2017
Matt Troxel (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 4, 2017

Hi John, Andrew and Alex!! It was our pleasure. Great meeting you.  You guys were fantastic fishermen, it makes our job easy. We all worked it really hard today and it paid off. Nice job!  Hope to see all you you again next time you make it down.
Capt Matt and Gary.

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