East Pass Inshore Charters

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Harbor Boulevard
Destin FL, United States

East Pass Inshore Charters is a locally owned and operated private fishing charter located in Destin, Florida. They are fun and enthusiastic about fishing and showing their guests a wonderful time on the water, as well as teaching them about the fish and techniques. They love kids and make sure every kid gets a go at catching the fish of their dreams. They are patient and friendly, and happy to share their fishing tales if you need extra entertainment for the children. 

The boat is a 22 foot Cape Horn series, which was built in 2004, and is powered by a 250 HP Evinrude engine with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots. It accommodates up to 5 guest of any age or experience level. The boat features a GPS, life jackets, a fishfinder for locating schools of fish, a live bait tank, an ice-box for the fish you will catch, and a wireless trolling motor needed for fishing the the shallow water. It also has a multimedia system for some relaxation and sunbathing on the spacious beam. 

East Pass Inshore Charters are so familiar with the local waters as they have fished in them for over 15 years, that they will be able to put you on some of the best specimens. In the bayous and flats, the fish mostly caught are Redfish and Trout, and if the weather is nice and permits going into deeper waters, you will be fishing for Snappers, Groupers and Amberjacks. The crew will provide you with rods, reels and tackle, as well as artificial lures and live bait. You will have a fishing licence necessary for fishing the Florida waters, and complimentary drinks are served onboard. The crew are also happy to clean and fillet you catch once back on shore so make sure you bring some foot containers to take away your fish.

East Pass Inshore Charters is a locally owned and operated private fishing charter located in Destin, Florida. They are fun and enthusiastic about fishing and showing their guests a wonderful time on the water, as well as teaching them about the fish


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Boat Specs

Cape Horn (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 250HP Evinrude engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Bowfishing
Flounder Gigging
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Bluefish

 
Cobia
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Grouper (Goliath)
 
Jack Crevalle

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Shark (Great White)

 
Snapper (Mangrove)
 
Snapper (Red)

 
Tarpon
 
Yellowtail Amberjack
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
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days 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 captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Jonathan Goodhart
Destin, Florida, United States
Member since September 2016
Captain Jonathan Goodhart is a local to Destin, Florida, who has been fishing the area’s waters for over 15 years. He loves meeting new clients and taking them out on his boat to the best fishing spots and seeing their smiley and happy faces once they catch their prized fish. He loves kids and is really good with them, sharing his fishing tales while taking them on an adventure of a lifetime. Captain Jonathan is happy to take out beginner and experienced anglers, and will help as much as you need.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.75 out of 5 stars from 16 reviews

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The guide smoked without asking. He threw trash into the bay. It took an hour and twenty minutes of a four hour trip to get bait and get to the spot to drop our lines. We caught one fish we could keep. He blamed us for not keeping fish on the line. The other five, catfish, bluefish, ladyfish weren’t kept. It appeared that our guide didn’t know the bay well enough to put us on the fish. He took us to the coast guard area at the end our trip to catch blue fish and possibly Spanish Mackerel because there was no pressure on this area and it was the last option he had to put fish on the lines. The coast guard told us to move because we were fishing in a restricted area.  All in all a waste of time and money.

Fished May 18, 2017
Jonathan Goodhart (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 23, 2017

As a fishing a guide I do my absolute best to put you on the fish and show you guys a good time. The places we fished were holding fish a day prior to the trip and missing a fish or bite is as much apart of fishing as catching them is. Unfortunately I went back with a father and his son the day after and caught our limit of speckled trout. Pleasing our customer and having a good time is our main priority and I apologize again and would of happily stayed out longer if I was under the impression you weren’t satisfied. Hope you guys have better luck next time you go and have tight lines the whole time.

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Great trip!  Everyone had a ball!

Fished May 15, 2017
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We had a fantastic time on the boat. Captain Jonathan was very personable and extremely knowledgeable.  I highly recommend using him!  I wish I was a better picture taker but we had very busy lines and I couldn’t break away to often.

Fished April 14, 2017
Jonathan Goodhart (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 25, 2017

Been busy down here! Cobia season has finally came to close. Just wanted to say thanks and had a great time myself! Great crew and can’t wait to do it again!

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