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Best King Mackerel (Kingfish) Fishing Charters in Destin

Top King Mackerel (Kingfish) Fishing Charters in Destin

Destin King Mackerel (Kingfish) Fishing Seasons

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King Mackerel (Kingfish) fishing in Destin varies moderately throughout the year. High season is May to October. Low season is January to February and December. There is no closed season.

What People Are Saying About King Mackerel (Kingfish) Fishing in Destin

"October fishing trip"

Donald Cummings fished with Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina on October 9, 2019

Had great weather and a great trip. Caught several large Spanish and King Mackerel that the mate filleted and packaged. Also caught several other species while trolling and bottom fishing. Was going for another trip but ran out of time.

"Half day with Captain Justin"

Byron Glover fished with Destin Backcountry Fishing on September 17, 2019

As every day is different,so is every fishing trip. Caught several types of fish. Some nice King Mackerel were keepers. Enjoyed time on the water with family.

"6 hour trip with Captain Mike and 1st Mate Devin"

Karl Brown fished with My Chance Charters on August 13, 2019

awesome trip. caught plenty of red and white fish. my buddy caught a King Mack and a tiger shark. we also saw an amazing Hammerhead right up at the boat. an experience to remember.

"Half day trip with Captain Mike"

Shauna Martin fished with My Chance Charters on August 8, 2019

Had a fun time fishing the gulf with Captain Mike! Caught a King fish that we will be grilling up for dinner. :) Both of our kids struggled with a bit of seasickness and he and his first mate were very accommodating and kind to them!

"3 Hour Family Trip with Captain Phillip"

Jenna Dawes fished with Dawn Patrol Charters on August 6, 2019

We had an amazing time! The kids caught 3 King Mackerel, and 1 Bonita. Phillip was a great captain and great with the kids! (as we were first timers) We took the Mackerel to the restaurant and did the “hook and cook”, made for a great trip followed by a great meal!

"Morning trip with Justin"

Raejean Lause fished with Destin Backcountry Fishing on July 31, 2019

Justin was very knowledgeable and knew where to get us into the fish. We went bottom fishing and trolled. Successful trip and caught a large King Mackerel, two nice Red Snappers, Trigger Fish, Ruby Lip, and a couple others. Some were out of season so had to throw back, but still a lot of fun. We would definitely recommend fishing with Justin.

Fish Species Similar to King Mackerel (Kingfish) in Destin


Spanish Mackerel

Tuna (Blackfin)

Tuna (Yellowfin)

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