Having Fun Charters is a great choice for a family-friendly and action-packed day on the nearshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the Choctawhatchee Bay. No Destin adventure is complete without a dose of light or heavy tackle workout.

Step aboard the “Reel Crazy,” which is a 24’ Proline center console. It is a fully rigged and well-prepared for the current bite fishing machine. The Reel Crazy performs well both close to the shore and backcountry. It comes powered by a 300 HP Suzuki engine and features a live well loaded with bait to make your hooks irresistible.

Whether it’s fishing in the Choctawhatchee Bay for Bull Redfish or nearshore for Mahi Mahi, Vermilion Snapper, Red Snapper, Grouper, Spanish and King Mackerel, Bonito, Triggerfish, and many more, you can rest assured the captain will cater to your most specific needs. He always follows the current bite so believe us when we say you will get a surprise!

The crew cares not only about their customers’ satisfaction, but also about their safety. If one of your fishing buddies doesn’t feel well, you will return to the shore and the captain will only charge for half the trip’s price. Because after all, you are there to have fun!

All trips come with a license, quality gear, tackle, and bait. The captain will send your catch home ready to jump straight into the frying pan. Just bring your favorite drinks and food and welcome aboard!

What are you waiting for? Book a trip with Have Fun Charters and enjoy a day of fishing in the beautiful waters out of Destin!

IF YOU LOSE ANY FISHING EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO COVER THE COST



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day 8 hr– Trolling/Bottom Fish
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 31
    $1,399
    Kids under the age of 16 fish for free! On this trip, you will be trolling with live and dead bait for King and Spanish Mackerel. If the weather cooperates, you can check some bottom spots for Red or Vermilion Snapper. If not, then you can head back to the bay to chase Bull Redfish. IF YOU LOSE ANY FISHING EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO COVER THE COST
  • Private trip
    6 hr Trolling/Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $1,049
    Kids under the age of 16 fish for free! On this trip, you will be trolling with live and dead bait for King and Spanish Mackerel. If the weather cooperates, you can check some bottom spots for Red or Vermilion Snapper. If not, then you can head back to the bay to chase Bull Redfish. IF YOU LOSE ANY FISHING EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO COVER THE COST
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Trolling/Bottom Fish
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 31
    $750
    The first half an hour or so you will be catching bait for the day's fishing trip. Then, we will troll the waters nearshore for Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, and Bonito. All of them are a lot of fun to catch. Then, we will go to natural and artificial reefs in the Gulf to target Red Snapper (when in season), Grouper, Triggerfish, and Vermilion Snapper. IF YOU LOSE ANY FISHING EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO COVER THE COST
  • Private trip
    Half Day Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $699
    This is the basic inshore fishing trip with the option to bay fish. With bay fishing you can expect to catch Redfish, Speckled trout, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, or Black Drum. This trip might be especially attractive when the Gulf is rough. IF YOU LOSE ANY FISHING EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO COVER THE COST
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip AM
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 1 - Oct 31
    $499
    Kids under the age of 16 fish for free! On this trip, you will be trolling with live and dead bait for King and Spanish Mackerel. If the weather cooperates, you can check some bottom spots for Red or Vermilion Snapper. If not, then you can head back to the bay to chase Bull Redfish.IF YOU LOSE ANY FISHING EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED TO COVER THE COST
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About the Captain

Robert Fulton
Destin, Florida, United States
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122 Customer Reviews
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Member since May 2017
Captain Robert Fulton is an enthusiastic angler. Being a real threat to any fish, Robert has mastered the waters of Florida and knows where the fish are hiding. The captain is often found guiding his clients through the waters of Choctawhatchee Bay and checking the bite around the natural and artificial reefs in the Gulf.

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Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Proline (Center console) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Meagan A.
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Half Day Trip with Family- kids first time

VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore (PM) on August 5, 2021
Captain Tommy and Brooke were great! Captain runs a tight ship, can seem a little intimidating at first but shows his soft...
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Half Day Trip with Captain Tommy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 26, 2021
Captain Tommy went above and beyond for our fishing trip.  He was very knowledgeable about where, how, and what to fish with....
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Shalimar, Florida
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore (PM) on April 14, 2021
The captain was very accommodating! We had a 2pm slot booked, but The forecast looked rough in the afternoon. The captain rescheduled...
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 hour tour

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on July 24, 2021
This was great Captain Tommy was spot on. He was extremely helpful with my 2 kids and eager to teach them. I’m grateful for...
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Austell, GA
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Half day trip.with Caption Robert

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on September 5, 2021
We had to cut our trip.short.due to a Family emergency . However Robert was the best and he made sure we were ok. My husband...
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FAQs about Have Fun Charters Co.

Have Fun Charters Co. offers the following trips to customers:
  • $499 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip AM (4 hours)
  • $699 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Trolling/Bottom Fish (6 hours)
  • $1,049 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 hr Trolling/Bottom Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,399 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day 8 hr– Trolling/Bottom Fish (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Have Fun Charters Co., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well (Live Bait when available)

Trips booked with Have Fun Charters Co. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Have Fun Charters Co. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing (Depending on the weather)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing (Choctawhatchee Bay)

Have Fun Charters Co. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (In the Bay)
  • Heavy Tackle (Nearshore)
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Have Fun Charters Co. include:
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Blackfin)