Special Ops Charters - Destin

4142 Beach Drive
Niceville FL, United States

Special Ops Charters offers the most amazing offshore adventures for pelagic and bottom fish in Destin, Florida. You will remember your trip for years to come and tell all your friends how you caught a big one! Captain Rob will take you where the big Snappers or Sailfish are - just take you pick!

You will fish aboard a 36 foot Hatteras offshore sport fishing boat. This beauty is powered by two 350 HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots. It is equipped with all the safety equipment and electronics you may need on your trip, and has a toilet, a bedroom, a kitchen and a great multimedia system.

Special Ops Charters will take you fishing in the offshore waters of Destin, Florida which are so rich with fish, you will have a hard time choosing which species to go for! You can catch smaller reef and nearshore fish like Snappers, Groupers, and Amberjack, or go for the big guys like Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish and Mahi Mahi.

Captain Rob, who has over 15 years of fishing experience and loves taking guest out, will adjust to you and your needs. If you prefer to sail nearshore, catch plenty of small fish and do some snorkeling - let him know. He’ll do it.

After your trip is over, your catch will be cleaned and filleted so you can take it home for dinner. You are encouraged to bring kids along so they can learn about the local fisheries and the importance of preserving them for the future generations.

Special Ops Charters offers the most amazing offshore adventures for pelagic and bottom fish in Destin, Florida. You will remember your trip for years to come and tell all your friends how you caught a big one! Captain Rob will take you where the big


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  • Full Day Fishing Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1200 private charter
  • Half Day Fishing Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 750 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Hatteras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1983. Powered by 2 4HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Barracuda (Great)

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Jack Crevalle

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Marlin (Blue)

 
Sailfish
 
Snapper (Red)

 
Tuna (Blackfin)
 
Tuna (Yellowfin)

 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
bedroom
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
The vessel carries a fishing license for 6 anglers
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

15% 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, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Robert Bartleson
Niceville, Florida, United States
Member since December 2016
Captain Rob was born and raised in Florida. Fishing has been his family blood for many generations. Come fishing with a 26 year Special Operations OEF/OIF Veteran. OUPV (6-pack) and 100GT Master USCG Captain’s License. First Mate Jody: Special Ops Rigger.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Niceville Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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Captain Robert and Leon were over the top! The various types of fishing technics/ bait types made the whole trip a big fat plus! I’ve been on other charters and all we were allowed to do was bottom fish….With this charter we didn’t know what we caught till we pulled it out the water…Sharks included!  It was a great experience and this boat will se m and my party again real soon.

Fished July 8, 2017
Robert Bartleson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 10, 2017

Aires,
    I think we enjoyed your company as much as you enjoyed the trip.  You guys came to fish and that is what you did.  I think to date your crew used less tackle and more technique which yielded more fish.  Nothing like seeing all the trolling lines go off at once.  Also, you may have got sick, but I am sure if you asked any charter captain on this day, they would say that they dealt with the same thing.  When the two-foot sea forecast turns into 5-6 seas out of nowhere, it is what it is.  Sorry, we had to throw back all the monster trigger fish, I know that hurts.  Hopefully, the FWC fixes that in 2018.

Capt Rob

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