Destin Redfish Fishing Charters

Destin Redfish Fishing Charters

Best Redfish Fishing Charters in Destin

Top Redfish Fishing Charters in Destin

Redfish Fishing in Destin

Redfish
  • Size 3 to 12lbs
  • Food Value Good
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Inshore, Nearshore, Flats, Backcountry

(Sciaenops ocellatus)

Known around the world as “the world’s luckiest fishing village,” the angling opportunities for Redfish Destin has to offer definitely live up to this reputation! Destin provides access to a variety of fishing grounds that this fish thrives in, providing plenty of opportunity for anglers of all skill levels to hook this Floridian favorite. Come and find out just how lucky these waters are!
 

What to Expect

A visit to Choctawhatchee Bay, north of Destin, is a must for newbies and experienced anglers alike. If you’re a budding angler, charter captains suggest opting for a half day trip, which will give you plenty of time to explore the shallows around Destin’s shore, as well as heading out to the deeper waters around Mid-Bay Bridge, where huge Bull Reds lurk. 
 
More experience under your belt? Plenty of captains here will take you to “Destin Pass,” where the bay meets the Gulf. These waters are usually pretty fast-moving and tumultuous, and are a great place to test your light tackle skills against huge Bulls!
 
If you’re willing to travel further east, you’ll have the opportunity to drop lines in the plentiful Hogtown Bayou as you make your way to the Choctawhatchee River. Both of these locations offer up more local-style fishing, with fly fishing and light tackle being the norm here. It’s the perfect area for Redfish enthusiasts to earn some serious bragging rights!
 

How to Prepare

Destin’s captains know better than most how important it is to make sure guests are “hooked up” with top-quality fishing gear, so you’ll be provided with everything you need for your day on the water. Just bring your favorite snacks and drinks, and get ready to try your luck against some huge Redfish in the world’s luckiest fishing village!
 
 

Destin Redfish Fishing Seasons

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Seasonality

Redfish fishing in Destin doesn't vary throughout the year. High season is January to December. There is no closed season.
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Reviews of Fishing in Redfish Fishing in Destin

Inshore with Capt Jonathan
Mike R. fished with East Pass Inshore Charters on February 20, 2021
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Very difficult during the winter months. Recommend waiting til late spring/summer.
4 hour trip captain Tyler
Hubert D. fished with Always Tight Fishing Charter Destin on December 28, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
just pick a trip and go you can't help but enjoy!!!
4 hour trip December 27th
Ryan M. fished with My Chance Charters on December 27, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
It can get a little chilly in Dec. We lucked out and had decent weather.
Great day in the morning!
Al S. fished with Blue Runner II Inc. on October 24, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Four hours is plenty unless you’re a seasoned fisherman then should go at least 10 hours
Great Fishing with Championship Team
Jim P. fished with Championship Offshore Outfitting And Charters on October 16, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Look it up on Fishing Booker for sure!!!
6 hour on Windwalker ll
Jarrod R. fished with Windwalker II Charters on October 14, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Book a private charter it’s worth the money.
Half Day trip with Capt. Jonathan Goodhart
David A. fished with East Pass Inshore Charters on October 6, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Decided if you want to fish inshore or offshore and what species of fish you are after.
September fishing trip
Mark R. fished with MAXIMUS on September 28, 2020
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Had a super great time. Thanks so much Justin!

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