Charter Boat Into the Blue

Into The Blue is one of the most comfortable private charter yachts in Destin, Florida. Captain Nino 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 Captain Nino and he’ll make sure your trip is action-packed and won’t soon be forgotten!

Enjoy your fishing trip aboard 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 creature comforts. It provides comfortable fishing space for up to six guests and is prepared for the current bite. Its navigational electronics include a GPS, a VHF radio, a radar, and a fishfinder.

“Into The Blue” is fitted with a flybridge to aid your search for the fish, as well as an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day, downriggers for a professional fishing experience, and a live bait tank. Inside, the yacht is air-conditioned, has a toilet, a shower, a kitchen, a bed, a multimedia system, and a TV for you 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 number of species, including but not limited to Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Barracuda, Cobia, King Mackerel, Swordfish, Spanish Mackerel, Swordfish, Mangrove and Vermillion Snapper, Grouper… and the list just keeps going!

A fishing trip with Captain Nino aboard “Into The Blue” comes inclusive with the 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, it will be cleaned and filleted for you at the end of the fishing adventure during the ride home. Head home with your head held high and a just reward for your workout.

Don’t miss to reward the First mate for his efforts!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,400
    up to 6 persons
    This mammoth trip will make all your dreams come true. Avid anglers, in particular, won't want to miss the opportunity to engage in 12 hours of fishing on 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, and you won't be disappointed.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $2,000
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is ideal for a group of hardcore anglers. All the necessary gear and tackle will be provided for a successful chase for any fish you could have ever wished for. Try trolling the open oceans and bottom fishing the reefs and wrecks, as you go after a range of exiting 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 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    A full-day charter is one of the most popular ways to discover the productive waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether 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 as you could imagine 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 the pulses racing as you battle it out with these beasts.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Amberjack
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 31 May
    $1,600
    up to 6 persons
    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 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 21 Jul
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    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. Get your fish on and see why this fish is so revered. Test your skills to get it and 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 is about 20% of the total trip price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    Leaving Destin behind and heading out to the Gulf of Mexico's hottest fishing grounds, you'll be able to enjoy some stunning scenery, allt he while thinking of the incredible fishing that awaits. Depending on the season and what is biting, your targeted species will include Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Amberjack, Cobia, and many more, as you 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 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    Work the waters all the way up to sunset and head back to shore with the stunning view of the sun going down. A magical end to what will have been a perfect day on the Gulf's rich waters. Troll, bottom fish, ore 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
    4 Hour Trip – Beginners
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    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 andw where better to make sure that happens than in the "luckiest fishing village in the world"? Get them hooked on fishing and reeling in plenty of exceptional inshore and nearshore species that Destin has to offer. Consider it to be like any other service industry, with the standard tip for the first mate is about 20% of the total trip price.
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About the Captain

Nino Bright
Destin, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
89 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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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.

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Customer Reviews

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4.97
out of 5 stars from 89 reviews
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Brian M.
Hendersonville, NC
 5.00
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Half day with capt. Nino and Groovy.

VERIFIED   June 4, 2019
Words really cant discribe this day. Started out trolling and lost a king mackrel. 15 minutes later hooked the wahoo in the...
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Awesome Day on the water

VERIFIED   August 2, 2019
Capt Nino and his first mate were top notch. This was my family’s first offshore trip in Destin and we couldn’t have asked...
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Marcie H.
Tylertown, MS
 5.00
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Great trip with Nino and Groovy then a disappointment .

VERIFIED   June 24, 2019
Great trip, boat, people, fishing. Loved it. My son, I and a friend did this as first timers. Four hour trip was 800.00 I...
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Thomas W.
Grapevine, TX
 5.00
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8hr with Captain Nino and Groovy

VERIFIED   July 10, 2019
Group of 6 that included 2 kids (10,9). Crew was incredibly friendly and worked extremely hard to put us on fish. Ended up...
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Midland, TX
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Beginner fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 30, 2019
We had an overall good experience. Unfortunately we had some rough seas that caused some sea sickness, but of course this was...
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