If you’re looking for top-tier service in one of the hottest fishing spots on the planet, you’re looking for a tall order. Luckily, Boat Charter Destin with some of area’s best captains is just that. Specializing in offshore trips, you can also let your captain know if you’d like to stay in the bays and explore the rich inshore waterways near the Panhandle coast. Whatever you choose, you’re in for a fun-filled day of fishing.

Hop aboard this 27’ Sea Hunt center console. Her twin Yamaha engines will move you at a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots, so you’ll start hooking right away. Don’t worry about having to play favorites with family or friends, you can bring up to 5 fishing pals on this journey. The boat’s layout allows all of you to fish in comfort, without tangling lines. With a fully-functioning toilet on board, you can rest assured that you’re in for a smooth trip.

No matter your tastes or preferred fishing grounds, the captain will know how to make the most of your trip. From battling Bull Redfish to trolling for Kingfish, you can do it all. Are you a bottom fishing fanatic? Snappers and Groupers are on the catch list. Up for an epic fight? Amberjack and Cobia are ready to give you a real challenge. Whatever you want, your captain can make it happen.

All the necessary gear will be provided, so just bring some sunscreen, sunglasses, and some snacks. If you want to get the most out of your trip, feel free to pack some snorkeling equipment. Remember to pack a cooler as well, as the captain will clean and fillet your tasty catch at the end of the day. Get ready to cast off on an unforgettable fishing adventure in some of the world’s most famous fishing waters with Boat Charter Destin.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,050
    Deep Sea Charter Fishing in the Destin Area. Enjoy Gulf of Mexico Bottom Fishing with live bait and hook up on the fun and tasty fish like; Red Snapper, White Snapper, Trigger Fish, Grouper, Vermilion, Black Sea Bass and Amber-jack or we can get you on some lighter tackle with much smaller baits for targeting almost all the species of the reef and surrounding bottom. We also can hit the bay for some Reds or Trout.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $875
    Charter Fishing in the Destin Area. Enjoy Gulf of Mexico Bottom Fishing with live bait and hook up on the fun and tasty fish like: Red Snapper, White Snapper, Trigger Fish, Grouper, Vermilion, Black Sea Bass and Amberjack or let Captain get you on some lighter tackle with much smaller baits for targeting almost all the species of the reef and surrounding bottom. You can also hit the bay for some Reds or Trout.
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About the Captain

Jeff Elder
Destin, Florida, United States
104 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since March 2017
Having started running charters in 2015, Boat Charter Destin has run over 1,000 fishing trips in the Gulf of Mexico, and in Destin's inshore waters. They cater mainly to vacationers and families, encouraging parents to get their children hooked on fishing. Since 2017, the company has bought new boats and hopes to continue its 5-star service long into the future.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Porbeagle) Porbeagle Shark
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Triggerfish (Gray) Gray Triggerfish

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha V6 Offshore engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) 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 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
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Friendly captain
94%
Recommend this charter
81%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
91%
Catch intended fish
61%
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Josh D.
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5 hour trip with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on October 14, 2021
We had a great trip with Boat Charter Destin and Captain Jeff. We had 3 kids with us & my 6 year old said later on that night...
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Half day with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on November 26, 2021
This was our first time off shore fishing, and we can’t wait to go back.  Weather was a little cold, but we still caught...
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Cliff J.
Destin, FL
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6 hour near shore trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on August 7, 2021
Captain Jeff worked hard and as a result we had a great day. We caught quite a few Dolphin and a vermilion snapper, some Bonita...
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Michelle S.
United States
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6 hour with captain Jeff

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on August 1, 2021
We had a great fishing trip!!!!! Captain Jeff was great with the kids and very patient. The water was very choppy and we still...
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Kyle F.
Winder, GA
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Half day trip with with captain Jeff

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing on July 29, 2021
Make sure you book a trip when most types of fish are in season and you would catch a lot of fish, captain Jeff is an awesome...
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FAQs about Boat Charter Destin

Boat Charter Destin offers the following trips to customers:
  • $875 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (5 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore Fishing (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Boat Charter Destin, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Boat Charter Destin include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn)
  • Live Bait (Prepared before the trip)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Boat Charter Destin offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Boat Charter Destin offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Boat Charter Destin include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Porbeagle)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Triggerfish (Gray)