Charter Boat Into the Blue

Into The Blue is one of the most comfortable private charter yachts in Destin, Florida. Captain Nino Bright and his crew are a child-friendly team of professional anglers, who cater to all levels and ages. If you are looking for a fun day out with your family and friends, join Capt. Nino and he’ll make sure you have an action-packed trip that won’t soon be forgotten!

Your vessel for the day is a 46’ Bertram yacht, which comes powered by twin 800 HP Detroit Diesel engines. Originally built in 1995, the boat was upgraded in 2016 and comes fitted with all the creature comforts. It provides comfortable fishing space for up to 6 guests and is equipped for hooking the bite. Its navigational electronics include GPS, VHF radio, a radar, and Fishfinder.

“Into The Blue” is also fitted with a flybridge to aid in your fish search, as well as an ice-box to keep the catch fresh, downriggers for a professional fishing experience, and the live to entice the bite. Inside, the yacht is air-conditioned, has a toilet, a shower, a kitchen, a bed, a multimedia system, and a TV. The perfect place to relax in between the bites!

On your day out with Captain Nino, you’ll be heading offshore for some big action, as well as fishing the wrecks and reefs. The Captain specializes in catching a wide range of species, including Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Barracuda, Cobia, King Mackerel, Swordfish, Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Mangrove and Vermillion Snapper, Grouper… and the list goes on!

A fishing trip with Captain Nino aboard “Into The Blue” comes inclusive with licenses for you and your group, as well as all the necessary rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. If you decide to keep the catch, the first mate will clean and fillet it for you at the end of the day. He works hard to make sure you have a good time and a 20% tip is customary.

Head home with your head held high and a just reward for your workout after a day with Into The Blue!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,640
    price breakdown
    $2,640
    This mammoth trip will make all of your dreams come true! Avid anglers, in particular, won't want to miss the opportunity to engage in 12 hours of fishing in the productive waters out in the Gulf. Find out why Destin is so perfectly located as you exercise a range of techniques and target a range of tough-fighting and delicious fish. Go after Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more depending on what's in season – you won't be disappointed!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,200
    price breakdown
    $2,200
    This trip is ideal for a group of hardcore anglers. All the necessary gear and tackle will be provided for a successful day of chasing all the fish you could have ever wished for. Try trolling the open oceans and bottom fishing the reefs and wrecks to hook a range of exciting and delicious creatures to fill the boat. Get ready for an intense workout as you target Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more depending on the season.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,760
    price breakdown
    $1,760
    A full day charter is one of the most popular ways to discover the productive waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you're a family or group of friends, get out for 8 hours and try to capture the fish of your dreams. You'll have the opportunity to head as far offshore, targeting anything from Spanish Mackerel to Swordfish, Barracuda to Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper to Cobia, King Mackerel, and many more depending on the season. Get your pulses racing as you battle it out with these beasts!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Amberjack
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - May 31
    $1,760
    price breakdown
    $1,760
    Specifically target one of the most prized offshore game fish on this full-day trip. You'll spend your time practicing a range of fishing techniques along numerous different fishing grounds to test your skills and strength against the beautiful Amberjack. Try trolling the deeper waters or bottom fishing the reefs, and get ready for an intense battle to land one aboard as they'll put up a fight – not to mention their sheer size. Standard tip for the first mate is about 20% of the total trip price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Snapper
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Jul 21
    $1,320
    price breakdown
    $1,320
    When the Red Snapper season kicks into action, you don't want to miss a second! Get out on the water and join the crowds in search of this nationwide favorite. Test your skills to get it and then keep it on the end of your line before heading back to shore with a delicious treat in prospect. Consider it to be like any other service industry, with the standard tip for the first mate being about 20%.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,320
    price breakdown
    $1,320
    Leave Destin behind and head out to the Gulf of Mexico's hottest fishing grounds! You'll enjoy some stunning scenery while you cruise towards productive honey holes. Depending on the season and what is biting, your targeted species will include Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Amberjack, Cobia, and many more. You'll troll, bottom fish, and even use popping corks to catch their bite. Standard tip for the first mate is about 20% of the total trip price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,320
    price breakdown
    $1,320
    Work the waters all the way up to sunset and head back to shore with t the stunning view of the sun going down! A magical way to end what will have been a perfect day on the Gulf's rich waters. Troll, bottom fish, or even use popping corks to entice the bite of a range of beautiful, exciting, and delicious fish. From Red Snapper to Mahi Mahi, Barracuda to Amberjack, Cobia, and many more, these waters are full of highly-prized fish. Get your pulses racing on this trip and fill the boat.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Beginners
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,100
    price breakdown
    $1,100
    During this trip, your captain and his crew will teach your kids how to fish. There is nothing like seeing a child smiling when landing that first fish and where better to make sure that happens than in the "luckiest fishing village in the world"? Get them hooked on fishing while reeling in plenty of the exceptional inshore and nearshore species that Destin has to offer. A 20% tip is customary.
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About the Captain

Nino Bright
Destin, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
97 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2017
Captain Nino is an enthusiastic angler. With over 15 years of experience, he has gained the knowledge and experience needed to catch the big fish. Nino specializes in targeting Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, and many other species. He is familiar with trolling, bottom fishing, heavy tackle, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Swordfish Swordfish

Boat Specs

Bertram (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 800HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
46 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Multimedia System
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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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:
Visa
American Express
Mastercard
Cash
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.97
out of 5 stars from 97 reviews
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Good times had by all
June 2020 fishing trip
6 hour trip with Captain Craig aka: Groovy & Captain Nino
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
99%
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John D.
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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More fun and more fish than we ever imagined!!

VERIFIED   July 6, 2020
6 hour trip. From the time our hooks hit the water we were reeling in fish. Red snapper, Vermillion, Lane, a King Mackerel...
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Reginald B.
Destin, FL
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6 hour trip with Captain Craig aka: Groovy & Captain Nino

VERIFIED   March 11, 2020
“Into The Blue” with Captain Groovy and Captain Nino was an awesome experience because they put us on the fish the entire...
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Cindy B.
Mobile, AL
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   June 11, 2020
We had an amazing experience!!! We have never been deep sea fishing and Captain Nino and Groovy were wonderful. We caught lots...
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Billy V.
Fisherville, TN
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June 2020 fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 5, 2020
We had our second trip recently with Captain Nino and Groovy. We had a blast as we did last year, these guys are great and...
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