Captain
Steven Lathi

Member since January 2015

Destin, United States

Background
Never got to fish, always wanted to try, went all in, never looked back. I fished avidly from the Northeast Canyons to the Florida Keys. I have been fishing in Destin for 26 years. I love my job!
Techniques
specialize in bottom fishing offshore, fishing reefs & homemade wrecks, live bait trolling w/lots of lines with lots ofl ines in the water, often chumming

Hey, I'm Captain Steven Lathi

Destin, United States
Background
Never got to fish, always wanted to try, went all in, never looked back. I fished avidly from the Northeast Canyons to the Florida Keys. I have been fishing in Destin for 26 years. I love my job!
Techniques
specialize in bottom fishing offshore, fishing reefs & homemade wrecks, live bait trolling w/lots of lines with lots ofl ines in the water, often chumming
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Destin
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Fishing Reports

Adams Party catches 1st snapper slam 17!

June 15, 2017

We caught all 5 snapper species commonly pulled up in our region on this trip alone! Congrads guys!!Capt. Steve Read Full Report →


Exotic fish are welcome bonuses!

June 10, 2017

On our way to secret reefs & wrecks, we pull high speed lures & sometimes they make the trip! Read Full Report →


King Mackerel Bag limit INCREASED!!!!!

April 15, 2017

Rougher than expected, & tough to feel the bite still managed to catch 100 head & bring home 3 handfuls! Read Full Report →


trigger happy, AJ closes

March 18, 2017

The west wind made it challenging but we put together a mess including species not listed The grey triggerfish are difficult to fish through but provide unprecedented action on every spot! We just got the news the government will… Read Full Report →


Fishing Great , Unusually warm Gulf!

January 19, 2017

We commercial fish a lot in the winter & it keeps us knowing where the hot fishing is! Read Full Report →


Exotics Near shore!

October 12, 2016

Sailfish have been caught & released by multiple vessels as well as tunas & mackerels & wahoos! Great opportunity to catch an exotic! Capt. Steve Read Full Report →


Full Rack with nice center nail!

September 24, 2016

We missed a Blackfin,probably 2 & almost got spooled on a spinning rod. Perseverance pays & we tired this Wahoo out & boxed him to chill with the other not so lucky fish riding back on the Lucky Lina!… Read Full Report →


Walk ups caught more then the law allows

September 11, 2016

Anglers witnessed our previous catch had hi-lined the dock so talked there friends into a trolling trip. Quite proud of their catch! Read Full Report →


Hurricane Hermine Helps Fishing

September 05, 2016

Artificial lures, outfished the live bait. Didn't take long to produce this nice rack! Been hot each day since storm! Thanks Hermine! Read Full Report →


Example of an all day trip

June 26, 2016

We fished from 120 ft to 275 ft & most of the fish were caught in the shallower water We caught triggerfish & Amberjack galore but they were out of season. Majority of snappers we retain on longer trips… Read Full Report →


Dodging Fl weather

June 15, 2016

Grandma elected to stay back because of an adverse weather report. With the help of my radar & experience, I was able to make them a bottom fishing catch despite this was marketed as an inshore trolling trip. Just… Read Full Report →


4 species of nice snappers & a king

June 14, 2016

Along with nice grade of resd snappers, these fine anglers caught grey (mangrove), lane, vermillion snappers & king mackerel on the way in trolling. Lots of fish to bring home from a succesful & fun 6 hr fishing adventure! Read Full Report →


Two happy anglers w/tasty dinners

June 13, 2016

Just two anglers whose first trip in the Gulf experienced a difficult bite but pulled it off with a few quality & tasty fish. Their smiles depict the end result Read Full Report →


Six hours trolling out to secret wrecks

June 12, 2016

These 6 folks from Arkansas never been in the Gulf before. Here is the result from 6 hrs of fishing with me (38) keepers & many throwbacks which were out of season such as triggerfish & amberjack Read Full Report →


Daily kill

June 11, 2016

They caught a snapper slam! Six species: Red, White, vermillion, mangrove, bigeye, lane & let amberjacks, and lots of triggerfish go but still had tons to take home! Read Full Report →


Snappers R Snappin',31 days left!

June 01, 2016

Great anglers fish w/me every year. Another sucessful trip! They promised to not wait a full year! Read Full Report →


Angler's perception of a 4 hr trip

June 01, 2016

This is why these guys come back year after year! The 4 hr trip the day before produced an unfair & pathetically inaccurate review. Read Full Report →


5 Hrs with request for Shark & stowaway!

April 21, 2016

A great afternoon 5 hr where we caught & kept a shark (Atlantic sharpnose) which the anglers had hoped to do. We also had a hitch hiker; I beleive some sort of kingfisher coastal bird exhausted from flying, landed… Read Full Report →


Close encounter w/ 200 yoa sea creature!

April 21, 2016

If gag & Red snapper were keepable, we'd of had 300 lbs. either way we slayed em'! Our 7 hour special gives you an xtra hr for less than 1/2 the hourly cost & I don't look at my… Read Full Report →


Warm winter water is great bottom fishin

January 02, 2016

lots of fish on this winter opening trip for trigger & amberjack. weather was a bit windy so we stayed in closer but the fish were there & biting Read Full Report →


Fishin' For Scallops!

August 28, 2015

Hi I went scalloping with Capt. Steven Lathi on his small boat the Summer Breeze. on 8/28 & we found them good just North of Carabelle Fishing is good when we go but the back to school has us… Read Full Report →


Drag screamers

July 29, 2015

This 4 hour am trip got lots of bites from better than average grade king mackerel. Capitalized on several 18-27 lb. fish. Exciting morning for these anglers! Read Full Report →


Trolling to productive bottom fishing

July 26, 2015

Picture says it all. They had 62 keepers & through two back for everyone they retained. Lots of action when you go a little longer. Well done by these Alabama anglers! Read Full Report →


Incredible short trolling trip

July 15, 2015

These two anglers had their hands full & filled the rack while on a 4 hour trolling trip. They hooked two cobia, caught one, along with lots of king Mackerel & dolphin (mahi-mahi) . Loads of fun! great short… Read Full Report →


Snapper Grand Slam!

July 11, 2015

It's hard to do anytime but these happy anglers have a reason to smile for the camera. They accomplished catching all 5 snapper species in a 6 hr trip!! Giant Lane snapper (> 15 years old), Red snapper, Grey… Read Full Report →


Surprise 11th B-day trip

July 10, 2015

Picture & smiles say it all! Happy birthday Wyatt!! Outdoor sports writer & his family really enjoyed their fishing adventure! Read Full Report →


Finally get to keep the Gags!

July 01, 2015

Challenging fish to keep out of it's hole; often get them w/jewelry (other hooks where anglers weren't successful still in fishes mouth because they take 2-3 weeks to rust or come out). Read Full Report →


Father's Day surprise

June 22, 2015

We kept this one a secret but 6 excited fathers got a fishing adventure from wife Ramona Hennigan! What a lucky husband for his wife's great idea & generosity! Just 4 hrs; we left at 10:30, caught live bait… Read Full Report →


Opening Day Federal Red Snapper

June 01, 2015

Today , the long awaited federal red snapper season (outside of 9 miles) reopened after only 9 days to retain them in @ 22 months. The full Moon overnight keeps them snapper full so one has to utilize old… Read Full Report →


KY getaway

April 07, 2015

Three anglers put together a mess that included Amberjack, King mackerel, bigeye snapper, vermillion snapper, red porgy, lane snapper all came home & the gag grouper, triggerfish, & red snapper all returned to the Gulf. Read Full Report →


Mako my day

March 21, 2015

While catching porgies, triggers, & snappers, the first uninvited guest was thick fog. The second was dining on our hooked fish. His appetite was his demise. After getting multiple hooks in his mouth & back, an aprox 110 lb.… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.49 out of 5 stars from 78 reviews

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Went fishing on Saturday, September 2, 2017

Family took 2 teens for their first deep sea fishing trip.

Fished September 2017

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Replied to this review on Monday, September 4, 2017

Thank you for going with us and I’m glad your teen’s first time was a success always concerned immediately after a tropical storm or hurricane is in the Gulf but we found them!

Went fishing on Friday, August 11, 2017

4 hr trip caught 13 , several got away. Kids had a great time.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, August 6, 2017

Unlike the SS Minnow this 3hour tour was well done.  Captain Mike &Crew worked hard to give us a great experience.  This is Mid-August and not the greatest fishing time as it is out of season for Snapper and the Captain worked the waters hard to get us the fishing experience my sons truly enjoyed.

Fished August 2017

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Replied to this review on Monday, August 7, 2017

Thanks Bruce for being patient & realistic with expectations. It payed off with several fish landed & enought for the crew to eat! Well done!

Went fishing on Friday, August 4, 2017

Thank you Capt Lathi and Mate Taylor, you guys were awesome during the trip. We had a great time even with the bad weather. We look forward to going out with you guys again.

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, July 28, 2017

great trip, caught enough fish to feed 6 adults and 5 kids for 3 days. good mate to do the work and bait all the hooks. we all had a good time. very creative on fish photo ( inside joke). mate was really good with kids 4yo and 10yo

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thank you and I’m so happy that the whole group and then some ate for 3 Days fresh gulf of Mexico treats good job fishing thanks for going with us and appreciate you taking care of the deckhand

Went fishing on Saturday, July 29, 2017

Steve did a really great job with my party today. We had 6 people and everyone of us was very very happy with the trip. Storms were in the for cast but he kept us dry the whole time. We caught our limit of 60 mingo’s. We started off the morning catching bait fish which was a blast then trolled out to deeper water for the bigger fish. Jacob the deck hand stayed busy the whole time and helped us with tips and tricks. Great experience.

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Monday, July 31, 2017

Thank you Chris and guys glad where you were able to dodge the weather and put together a nice catch thank you for recognizing our effort Captain Steve

Went fishing on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Priced way tooo high for the fishing experience it was. Boat was old and needed upgrading and one engine was not even working. First mate was awesome and worked really hard.

Amanda England does not recommend Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Saturday, August 5, 2017

we gave you a full effort; please pick another vessel!

Went fishing on Friday, July 21, 2017

One of the best fishing trips I’ve been on. Very nice and helpful….all you have to do is set back and fish. I caught a huge amberjack,lots of red snapper,king mackerel and several different kind of small fish. Hands down worth the money!!!

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

Well do the smiles indicate the fishing adventure!? Think so. As per the picture you could add trigger to that list. You all hadn’t eve been in town 4 hrs, & have to hand it to ya, way to start a vacation! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Thursday, July 20, 2017

The fish targeting chart that is displayed on this website, was not an example of what this Capt. was fishing for. Could of had the same type if fishing on a party boat for half the price. When we asked to fish for dolphin, or bigger fish species we were told we should go to the meat market!!!! We spoke to the Captain at least 3 time in the week leading up to the trip and he did not tell us that his boat had only one operating engine. This made it hard for him to control the boat over the locations we were fishing. The one or two times that we did hook up to a big fish the drag was not set which only resulted in losing the fish with no chance to land it. I guess my idea of reading reviews from your site and counting on what I assumed was an honest professional Captain was not a good idea. One last thing the deck hand on this boat did his best with what he had to work with.

Brad Henderson does not recommend Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

For ALL WHO READ YES YES YES GO TO THE FISH MARKET WHERE YOU CAN CHOOSE WHAT YOU WANT TO EAT!!!  We knew we couldn’t please you before you boarded that’s why I told you the honest truth! Any one who “puts their “order” in like a restaurant is a dam fool!! IT’S FISHING! Look up the defenition Dolphin or Mahi are targeted 50-100 miles out. My reviews speak for themselves & I decide weather to use one or two engines & often have used one on my best trips! Go on a party boat & save money or GO TO THE GROCERY & buy some Mahi imported from South America !

Went fishing on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Captain was top notch on where to fish, and first mate was great

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

Thanks guys, working boats that run 2-3 times daily 100 days straight aren’t in yaughty condition but last I checked the fish didn’t know the difference:). Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The best thing about the whole thing was the mate! He was great. The captain had a poor attitude and his boat was not in good shape. Only had one motor.

Ray Cotton does not recommend Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

You expect to get a flat tire? What happens when it is in the middle of a holiday weekend? You do the best you can. Caught fish. Got you In safe! Nuff said!, Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Took my kids on a Great Deep Sea Fishing trip with Capt. Steve and first mate Jacob on the Lucky Lina! The kids had a blast and I caught a 50 lb King Mackerel, what a trip it was!  They were really good with the kids!  If you are look for a great experience Capt. Steve is the one to call. Lucky Lina did not disappoint!!!

Fished June 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

Review speaks for itself & because of a good angler & recognizing the big king needed chasing; we capitalized! Hell yeh, proud of that one! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Friday, July 7, 2017

We had a great time catching fish on this trip.  We were able to catch the fish we were after (red snapper) and had a great time doing.  Thanks for a great trip!

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 23, 2017

Thanks Matt for working with us & staying focused! That’s how real fisherman overcome adversities; by improvising & minimizing the variables you can’t always control! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

After much research online, so glad we picked Captain Steve and the Lucky Lina. Even though our trip got cut short due to bad weather our time was great! We were on fish early and First Mate Jacob was awesome!  I will definitely book again. I highly recommend this charter to anyone! Thanks Captain Steve and First Mate Jacob!

Fished July 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Thank you for the review and your understanding regarding safety first. we’ll get the weather dialed up correctly next time around! thank you sincerely! Captain Steve

Went fishing on Monday, July 10, 2017

This trip was the deep sea fishing trip for the books!! It will be hard to top!! From start to finish, this trip was impeccable. It was our first time taking a private charter and it is worth every penny to do the 7 hour trip. The most important thing we want to talk about was how kind and professional the captain, Steve, and his mate, Jacob, were. They were both warm, genuine, and very explanatory throughout the trip. Jacob works soooo hard!! He helped us fish and taught us how. He constantly kept the deck of the boat clean and ushered us every step of the way. It was just my boyfriend and I and between the 2 of us we walked with over 35 fish!! Not to mention a 20lb King Mackerel. We will be doing this trip..especially at the request of Steve and Jacob when we come again!!!

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

We aim to please & first time charter guests may not understand the concept but this couple did & although miserably hot on this windless July day, we got it done & then some. Thanks for complimenting our team & look forward to your return!. Imagine what we could do with 6 of y’all!!

Went fishing on Thursday, June 29, 2017

This was our 2nd year booking on Lucky Lina. Captain knows where the fish are. We caught our limit of huge red snapper then hit a few other spots to catch other varieties. Highly recommend.

Fished June 2017

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Replied to this review on Friday, July 7, 2017

Thank you Claire it helps when I have veteran Anglers that know my style and technique of fishing so I have to give you most of the credit for paying attention and your patience and sure enough we go the opportunities and the pictures show it hope to see you again thank you Captain Steve

Went fishing on Thursday, July 6, 2017

Crew was very professional and answered all the questions we had. The captain put us in different locations to optimize our trip! Great experience for our whole family!!!

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thanks for the perfect review! Glad you felt we made the trip educational in addition to fun! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Monday, July 3, 2017

The experience was exactly what we were looking for. The Captain made sure to ask what we wanted to get out of our trip. The First Mate did everything he could to help us, which was A Lot because we’re are not firshermen (or fisherwomen)! I would recommend this crew of the Lucky Lina for deep sea fishing tours in the future. I know we’ll be back and use them again!

Fished July 2017

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Replied to this review on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Thank you guys we aim to please and evidently you’re giving us an a for success thank you for that that is because of our effort and we will always try our best for all of our customers especially those from fishing Booker thank you happy Independence Day Captain Steve

Went fishing on Saturday, July 1, 2017

Capt. Lathi was very professional and on point with his communications before and up to the trip.The morning of our trip, 6 am, there was no time wasted in ensuring that we were off and getting our money’s worth. Inexperienced crew can waste precious time, time that your paying to and time you could’ve spent fishing if they don’t know what they are doing. This was NOT the case, we were off headed out on time. From there, it was a lot of trolling, but Capt. Lathi and 1st mate Jacob gave us plenty to do while we were trolling out for the bigger fish by hooking is up with some drag behind lures that netted us some good fights on the way out. When we finally got to our “secret” spots, it was worth it as we were put on some big red snappers that were bitting left and right, along with some mackerel. Closing notes (not a big deal section is what I should call it) We were originally supposed to board the lucky Lina, however it was experiencing issues so we fished on The Great Escape, which was a bit nicer than the Lina. Only complaint on the boat was from the women we took on the trip and that was that the AC wasn’t on or working and it was very hot on the boat. In the crews defense they never asked about it… The guys didn’t care too much as we spent most time outside taking in the views with the cool breeze. Overall, our experience was great, being as it was our first ever Deep sea trip and after reaching the dock and seeing other charters catches, we had the best fish on the dock. I would definitely go out again with Capt. Lathi and Jacob, they know what they are doing, they are the best out there and are completely humble about it. They filleted our fish, kept it clean, loaded our fish in the cooler with ice and took away all the dirty work from our trip and leaving only he fun parts. Great trip, would go again.

Fished July 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, June 30, 2017

Fished June 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 2, 2017

It’s difficult to catch legal snappers on a short trip but I managed to catch your limit with mackerel & bonita too. I try hard & the results speak for themselves! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Monday, June 26, 2017

Fished June 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, June 29, 2017

Sorry we were only mediocre to you two. The Nat. Marine Fisheries MANDATES the use of circle hooks that give the released fish a better chance of living. Circle hooks can not be jerked which the two of you did over & over! You still caught your limit & 12 trolling fish. Others who read this; tip is listen to the mate!

Went fishing on Thursday, June 22, 2017

The seas were about as rough as you can get but he managed to get us out. Half of us wished we had stayed but the fishing was good and a great time.

Fished June 2017

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Replied to this review on Sunday, July 2, 2017

Perseverence paid off & a fair warning of sea conditions given. We as you attested to caught you fish & got you home safe. Hope weather is more ideal for your next outing!

Went fishing on Monday, June 19, 2017

Great trip with the family. First mate was friendly and helpful. Older boat but everything worked as it should. Fishing was good and we didn’t waste time on unproductive spots. Had the option to buy live bait or catch our own. We chose to catch our own but I appreciated having the option. Wouldn’t think twice about booking this boat again.

Fished June 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Thanks Shawn & family for your perseverence & hanging in there with the confused seas in the am. Glad you realized I don’t wait for fish to bite, but keep travelling until a spot where they do!

Went fishing on Saturday, June 17, 2017

We went fishing aboard the Lucky Lina on June 17 2017. The trip went great and the captain and crew were very professional. Captain Steve knows the area and has the experience to make the small adjustments to the fishing plan in order to catch the target species.

Fished June 2017

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Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Thanks my old buddy Jeff who surprised me booking the vessel before he moves. Great old lifelong memories! Best of luck in AZ my old bud!,Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Great trip, Captain Steve moved from location to location to help us keep catching fish. First mate Calen was very busy helping us all the time.

Fished June 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Thanks Norm; yes I’m an impatient Capt. & keep looking till we get ‘em!


Went fishing on Thursday, June 8, 2017

Weather was nice. Couldn’t hook up with the kings so we bottom fished which was good for the three kids on the trip. Deckhand Calen was outstanding!!!!!!  He went above and beyond helping kids.

Fished June 2017

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Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Thanks guys for going with us & putting together a nice catch. It;s all about those early memories with kids!, Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Saturday, June 10, 2017

Excellent trip caught lots of fish and had a great time with Capt Steve and Callen.  My 9 year old grand daughters first off shore trip and she loved it and the crew were very helpful to her.  Will with out a doubt book with them again.

Fished June 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thanks John & crew for catching 3 kinds of snapper, gag, king , & Aj & enjoying fishing on the Lucky Lina. We appreciate sharing catch with us & the good times too!, Capt. Steve


Went fishing on Wednesday, June 7, 2017

My family had a wonderful time on our half day trip.  We caught several fish.  The Captain and his Deckhand were very enjoyable.  It was a great experience.  We would highly recommend this trip.

Fished June 2017

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Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

We loved having good anglers who listen & learn & yes…. we caught em!


Went fishing on Wednesday, May 31, 2017

We went fishing today with friends and family, the captain in the mate were the best, we had a blast highly recommend this trip.

Fished May 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, June 2, 2017

Thanks Rob we appreciate the favorable reviews and always give our best effort to please all folks including those like yourselves who have come back to fish with us again

Went fishing on Thursday, May 18, 2017

We absolutely enjoyed this fishing trip!!! My husband wanted to catch a Big fish and captain Steve put us right on the spot. We have caught several red snappers, jacks and possibly cobia that got away unfortunetly. First mate was working very hard from start to finish. Absolutely amazing experience and we will be definitely booking another trip on Lucky Lina soon. Thanks guys!!!

Fished May 2017

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Replied to this review on Saturday, May 20, 2017

Thank you so much for the favorable review,it really helps when you give me a heads-up what you’d like to target and whether or not bringing some back or the experience to catch-and-release is more important!  I can definitely please you when I know what you’re looking for and you told us just that and I feel that you were satisfied and this great review indicates that was so!Appreciate you all and look forward to your next trip.thank you sincerely Captain Steve

Went fishing on Sunday, May 7, 2017

Got lucky and went out early!  First mate worked hard from start to finish.  Both Captain/firstmate were very nice!

Fished May 2017

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Replied to this review on Monday, May 8, 2017

Thanks Aaron I agree we made the right weather decision that doesn’t always work out it did for you guys today and you were great Anglers and pulled in a lot of Keepers despite we probably threw back 3 times what we brought home thank you for going with us thoroughly enjoyed it Captain Steve

Went fishing on Thursday, April 6, 2017

As a chance to spend some time with my oldest Reece before he leaves for Navy we booked this charter. Was a great morning to out on the water, unfortunately the fish weren’t biting as much as we would have liked but hey, that’s fishing sometimes. Only 1 other boat caught fish. Captain Steve and Kalin were very nice and professional. Think the captain was more bummed about not catching much than we were. We did catch 1 Spanish mackerel which they recommended a place to cook it for us, and it was delicious! Thanks captain Steve!  Justin Hunt

Fished April 2017

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Replied to this review on Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Thank you for the great review and understanding what a short fishing trip can sometimes turn out to be thank you for recognizing our effort we certainly always try and want the most for folks glad your son is serving our country thank you y’all be safe

Went fishing on Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Fished April 2017

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Replied to this review on Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Thanks for sharing a great time Gary; who came from my old stomping grounds! wish we had a little bit more action but you obviously knew we put the effort in and I’m grateful for the satisfied reviews and taking care of my deckhand thank you much!

Went fishing on Thursday, March 23, 2017

A great experience! The Captain and First mate were excellent. While others were getting skunked we were on the fish. I highly recommend Capt. Steve and the LuckyLina! Thanks Steve!

Fished March 2017

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Replied to this review on Monday, March 27, 2017

We spanked some big kings; first run of the year. Helps to be rigged for anything & with a nice review like this, we impressed this group! Love the great feedback; come back & see us!

Went fishing on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Captain Steve and Caleb turned one cold day into a hot fishing trip. Most of the fish we brought up was out of season and we still had a blast. We wee dropping lines and pulling up fish all day, could not have been happier to take my War Eagles out for their first charter on the Luck Luna with Cspt Steve and Caleb!

Fished March 2017

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Replied to this review on Monday, March 27, 2017

Super trip wish the rules were different but as I preach, you’ll catch a fish, lose your bait; or I’m going to move the boat! Thanks y’all- Capt Steve

Went fishing on Friday, March 10, 2017

Fished March 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, March 12, 2017

Thanks for the 5 star rating guys. Sorry we had to have us on board immediately after dry dock. Other boat yards have stopped owners from servicing their own vessels! Thus we were required to travel 60 mile round trip every day to make her shine & of course the bottom & below water line were essential. Should have topside done this week when weather allows! None the less we enjoyed taking you where there was lots of action! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Friday, March 3, 2017

Fished March 2017

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, March 27, 2017

Thanks guys enjoyed the day on the water with lots of action!

Went fishing on Wednesday, December 7, 2016

We had a amazing trip. Action all day..captain Steve can put you on fish. His deck hand Bradley knows a lot also. Thanks guys.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, November 26, 2016

Fished November 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Thanks Howard! We truly enjoyed our fishing adventure & so glad you guys put together almost 50 keepers! Great job & enjoy the fillets!! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Saturday, October 29, 2016

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, September 26, 2016

Capt Steve & mate were both first rate, Worked hard to keep us on fish and get them in the boat. We did the 5 hour, well worth the difference in price, we did 4 hour last year.The extra hour gave enough time to troll & bottom fish. We enjoyed our day and hope to go again next year. Highly recommend

Fished September 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, September 15, 2016

It was awesome captain and first mate did an awesome job getting us on some fish.

Fished September 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Thanks Rob for the fair review. wish we could have done something extraordinary to get the 5 star rating we strive for each & every fishing adventure but being your only time out; you have nothing to compare to. None the less, glad we made your first trip"awesome” Captain Steven

Went fishing on Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Boy did we have fun! The Captain and Mate are first rate guys who are very enthusiastic about fishing and your experience with them. They are very courteous, knowledgeable, and run a first class fishing adventure.

You should see the fillets we got out of our morning excursion! 

They are now going to be a regular on our itinerary when we come to Destin!

Dr. Chris and Dave

Fished September 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Thanks so much Dr. Chris & Dave ! you guys were great fun & I’m pleased you recognized our enthusiasm & courtesy. Love the analogy to “first rate guys” Can’t wait to build our fishing adventure relationship some more. Fishing means minimizing the adverse variables, & maximizing the positive ones while exercising a good attitude because your outdoors in a beautiful divine setting!. Look forward to our next adventure in the GULF!

Went fishing on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

My wife and I took a fishing trip with Steve and Don for our honeymoon. I have been a few times on other charters, but it was my wife’s first time. Both Steve and Don were very accommodating for both of us! They did an incredible job with operations, knowledge, customer service and performance! My wife and I hit our limit for King Mackerel in the first hour! Plus brought in a ton of tuna with the occasional Spanish. In just 4 hours, we caught over 35 fish! Hands down best fishing experience I’ve had on the ocean. We’ll be back!

Fished September 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, September 10, 2016

Congradulations for “tying the knot”! We tie a lot of knots ourselves. Glad they held for your great catch & memorable honeymoon! Thanks so much from the crew of the “Lucky Lina” God Bless! Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Captain Steve and First Mate Don were awesome!  We caught a ton of fish and 4 King Mackerel!  There were five of us fishing and Don was great at getting to all of us quickly when we needed help!  I have already recommended them to several people!

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 6, 2016

Great trip for me and my son. Would definitely book this again on our next visit.

Fished August 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Thanks Josh! Great fun for you & your son’s first deep sea fishing adventure. So happy you enjoyed the experience, made memories & get to eat your scorecard! Thanks!, Capt. Steven

Went fishing on Monday, July 11, 2016

we had a great trip. The crew was fantastic and patient. It was our kids first time and they very good with them. Caught a lot of fish as well. Would definitely go back.

Fished July 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, July 14, 2016

Thanks Matt! So glad you & your crew had a memorable fishing adventure with me! We aim to please & feel great when we accomplish that each & every time. Tight lines see ya next excursion in Destin, The “worlds’ Luckiest Fishing Village”!, Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Excellent trip. Captain and mate friendly, helpful. And knowledgable

Fished August 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thanks Ron. We made a valiant effort to hunt down the Mahi but made sure there was action with Little tuna, King mackerel, & barracuda & hooked some Amberjack. You realized our effort & i sincerely thank you for the accurate & favorable review! capt. Steven

Went fishing on Friday, July 29, 2016

Went out for a half day fishing trip with my son and his friend. Both captain and deckhand worked hard and did a great job showing both boys an intro to fishing. Caught three nice king mackerels quickly and then the bite died. Both members of the crew worked hard to get another fish on and kept a great attitude for the rest of the charter. Both boys left happy and had a great day I will be back.

Fished July 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 31, 2016

thanks so much Matt, we’ll introduce a lot more species on a longer trip next time! Y’all were great! Thanks so much!!!!!!
Capt Steven

Went fishing on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

We go to the beach pretty much every year, so this year I wanted to mix it up some. I convinced my parents and sisters to go deep sea fishing in hopes of catching some dinner for us. We learned about Captain Steve and the Lucky Lina through a family friend who had booked him for the week before. We liked the good reviews that the boat received, and liked the fact that there was a slight percent dicounted if we payed in cash. We met Captain Steve and fill-in first mate Vinnie (the main first mate was gone for personal matters) at the docks early in the morning. As all five of us were first time deep sea fishermen we decided a four hour trip would be enough. First we went to catch bait fish, and even though Vinnie said it is “the easiest fishing you will ever do,” we didn’t have much luck. After a bit Captain Steve decided to move and start to catch the big fish, using squid as bait. Then we started reeling them in. However, most of the ones we caught were red snapper, and trigger fish. We weren’t able to keep the beautiful red snapper because our permit does not allow that. Vinnie said that we may have been able to keep a couple of them if we had been in the season, which ended July 15. The trigger fish had to be released because apparently there is a shortage in the population. If that’s true we must have caught all of the remaining population! My mom ended up catching one keeper, and I caught two. They were white snapper, and although it wasn’t much they were still delicious later that night when we cooked them up. Our trip did end up a bit short because 3/5 of us couldn’t handle the rough waters. I felt bad seeing my family members get sick because I was the one who decided that we should all go fishing. It was definitely a five star trip for me, my sister might not feel the same so that’s why I gave a 4. Captain Steve and first mate Vinnie were great, hardworking, and knew where the good fishing holes were, we were just unlucky. I would love to come on the Lucky Lina again and get another chance to catch some bigger fish for dinner. However, I’m not sure if I’ll be able to convince my family again.

Fished July 27, 2016

Fished July 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, July 28, 2016

HI Doublesin family! So sorry your first deepsea experience involved rougher than average seas! Well Jessia, I beleive you wrote this & you were a trooper in challenging sea conditions. If you could convince your family to return, I’d offer them 25% OFF any trip longer than 4 hours so I can give you lots of keepers! Come in june & you’d probably keep a red snapper limit too! Thanks for the favorable report & realizing bottom fishing on a four hr trip can have mixed results despite you released a bunch! Tight lines! Capt. Steven

Went fishing on Sunday, July 24, 2016

Highly recommended booking with captain Steven Lathi, he kept us on fish all day, rods stayed bent and I’m still not sure how many fish we caught in total since we had to release certain species, This was our first time fishing in the gulf and we had a blast, it was a very eventful trip! I know without a doubt whenever I return to destin this will be the only captain I fish with, thanks for a great trip and some great memories!!

Fished July 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 25, 2016

Thank you Justin & Brianne! Your patience & understanding as we made this trip happen with less than an early morning hour to prepare; was certainly appreciated. Yes it was eventful & so glad you enjoyed all the action. Truly amazing how compassionate & understanding you guys were & how well first time anglers fished as if they were seasoned vets!! Great job guys!

Went fishing on Thursday, July 21, 2016

In my overall experience it was more than fun. We learned a lot and the first mate was great at explaining how to pull in the good fish in. Both captain and first mate were very patient even though not all of our family members spoke English.
Recommend 100% and definitely would go again.

Fished July 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 25, 2016

The language barrier wasn’t an issue. We enjoyed using hand signals to get the job done. Some of the fish got away but the picture shows the ones that didn’t on this relatively short (5 hrs is our shortest bottom fishing excursion)trip. Thanks guys for the good time!

Went fishing on Monday, June 20, 2016

We enjoyed our fishing trip on Lucky Lina and it was wonderful having a Captian with the skill and knowledge that Captian Lathi has! He knew exactly where to go for the fish and he didn’t waste time, if they weren’t biting in one spot or we weren’t catching keepers, he moved us to another spot!
We will definitely be using this charter again when we return to Destin next year!
Thank you!

Fished June 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Thank you Clair & your crew!! I’m glad you understood I’m somewhat of an impatient fisherman. If they ain’t biting. I’ll look for a place where they’re more aggressive! Glad YOUR patience paid off for letting me find ya’ some good-eatin’!
Capt Steve

Went fishing on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

For our first time deep sea fishing, Captain Steven did a great job finding the honey holes. There were plenty of fish out there there but as newbies we had a few missed opportunities. However we still went home with plenty of fish dinners. Calen, the first mate, did a great job keeping our lines in the water with bait. That dude works hard! We will definitely be back but next time will plan for a longer trip- 4 hours just wasn’t long enough!

Fished June 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Hey guys ; Glad i could make your first trip memorable & look forward to a longer fishing adventure next time!t!

Went fishing on Thursday, June 9, 2016

Our Family of 6 had a great trip on The Lucky Lina. Captain Steve definitely put us on the fish. If we weren’t catching anything by the second drop he was moving to another spot. I cant really tell you how many fish we caught in total but we ended up keeping 40 of various kinds. I recommend this Boat and Captain and we will definitely use him again

Fished June 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

I enjoyed this group of first-timers & it makes me feel that I accomplished my goal; to make anglers out of them enough to return. Look forward to next trip, thanks guys! Capt. Steve


Went fishing on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

You don’t need to have them listed on your site, they have a run a run down boat and did a poor job of putting us on fish to catch. They use this fishing boat as part time income, they build fences on most days, they were not in touch with other captains to get an idea of where to put us on fish. they were simply after the money! In my opinion you do a very poor job by having these people on your list we are very disappointed with the experience won’t use your site for further bookings!!!!!!!!

Paul Anthony Combs does not recommend Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina

Fished May 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, June 3, 2016

I’d like to use vulgar language to express how this loser reviewed me. But I’m above that. Always the 4 hour tours who expect the most! Gee you caught 10 members of the tuna family after you caught 40+ baits in the first 90 minutes! As soon as you were told they’re not good table fair, you got pissed! Take your $ dollars up the hill to the fish market where you can buy imported fish! But… when the mackeral didn;t bite; I burned an extra $100 in fuel to take you bottom fishing!... but your daughters whom didn’t want to be on that trip in the first place &( yes, DAD, you forced them) NEVER CAME OUT OF THE CABIN !!!!!!  How in the world can you catch fish from the cabin??!!! I have 3 fishing boats, more federal permits than ANYONE in the Gulf! I’ve been doing this 25 years; made my living year round, Yes I build fences too. Tell you what , you’d be doing the GREAT FOLKS AT FISHING BOOKER a favor to never visit this site again! Read the rest of my reviews! As soon as my phone uploads; y’all can see what we caught the next day! save us Captains from weak anglers like this fool!

Went fishing on Monday, March 21, 2016

Great trip. Very knowledgeable crew. We were continously bringing in fish the entire day.

Fished March 2016

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, March 24, 2016

Thank you James for catching all of those fish and for allowing us to make your trip memorable.  We hope to see you and your friends and family in the future.

Went fishing on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Myself, Son-in-law and 2 Grandsons took an 8 hour fishing trip on February 18, 2016.  Weather was great, Seas a little rough but not to bad.  Fishing was great.  We ended up with over 90 fish that we could keep.  Pretty good for four guys that had never done this before.  This tells you how good Captain Steve and the deck hands were.  With the fish we had to throw back, because there were out of season, we caught over 150 fish.  Great trip.  I would highly recommend .  Thanks for a great experience

Fished February 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, October 16, 2015

The first mate was awesome!  He worked so hard and fast.  He kept the lines baited with good live fish and kept his fisher people really happy reeling in fish!  We caught our limit of King Mackerel and a few for the crew too!  Couldn’t be happier!  We even had fun catching bait!  Thanks Captain Steve and 1st mate Steve!

Fished October 2015

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 18, 2015

There were 4 of us on the Lucky Lina with the Capt Steve and Steve the bait tender. It was a rough windy day and they worked very hard to get us on fish which we did. We probably caught around 80 fish for the day. Various types. We all felt they worked very hard for us. We were a little disappointed in the boat. Thought it could have been cleaner. But we all enjoyed it and would go again.

Fished October 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, September 19, 2015

The captain was great at his job, and the first mate ensured we had a great time fishing. My only suggestion was that they should have a first aid kit on the boat for the accidental hook injury. Other than that, we look forward to our next time out on the Lucky Lina!

Fished September 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, October 3, 2015

To start with the weather was not the best 20mph north wind and rough sea the captain and deck hand wanted to troll closer to shore where it wasn’t as rough but we wanted to bottom fish out a good ways so he let us know how rough it would be and did exactly what we wanted to do the captain didn’t get to socialize very must because he was very busy working the rough seas for us to fish. Long story short captain Steve and deck hand Steve where great they did exactly what we wanted and he put us on fish we caught fish all day long all six guests were very pleased and had a blast on the lucky Lina despite the rough seas.
Thanks Steve & Steve for a great trip hope we can do it again one day.

Sorry don’t have many photos for the review was to busy reeling in fish.

Fished October 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, October 15, 2015

Well the pics depict a challenging but sucessful day on the Gulf. Better weather next time . Glad you still had a blast & thanks for being troopers in the adverse conditions!

Went fishing on Sunday, September 6, 2015

Capt. Steve and First Mate Steve were great. They gave us many fishing options and allowed us to make the decisions. First Mate Steve was very patient with my 11 and 13 yr old son and nephew. Caught lots of fish!

Fished September 2015

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Went fishing on Thursday, August 20, 2015

My family and I had a memory making occasion, which we all thoroughly enjoyed. We all caught fish, and both Steve’s did an excellent job. I did take your business card, and will use you again in the event we have another vacation in the Destin area.

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 22, 2015

Had a blast caught fish from start to finish. The 5 of us did a 5 hour trip caught over 50 fish plus bait fish and kept 30 captain and mate were spectacular we will be back again and again with them

Fished August 2015

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Crew was excellent.  We did a half day leaving in morning.  Caught King Mackerel (more than we could eat with 9 person family), Mahi Mahi, and Bonita.  Great time!

Fished August 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Thanks Jamie for the angling with your crew! Makes us shine at the dock, which is always enjoyed!
capt steve

Went fishing on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

I took my wife and three daughters fishing on the Lucky Lina with Captain Steven and his first mate Steve and can say we had a great time. They put us on some good fish. They were very informative and showed extreme patience with my girls. We will definitely be using the Lucky Lina in the future.

Fished August 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed your family! And we love how the women listen & outfish the men. Sorry Dad!
Happy to do it again when your family or any group wants the Lucky Lina !!!!
Thanks Jim!

Went fishing on Saturday, August 8, 2015

My group went fishing this past weekend and had a good time.  We caught lots of triggerfish (threw them back) and vermillion snapper.  We caught 1 amberjack and several red snapper.  Overall we did pretty good considering only 3 of us were fishing.  The other 3 got seasick from the big waves (about 6ft seas that day), but they came back around the end to catch a few fish.  The captain and deckhand were both very friendly.  The deckhand was awesome and did a great job handling our 6 person group.  The boat is a little bit older than other boats in the area, but it gets the job done.  The day we went, the wind was blowing as much and the diesel fumes from the engines were pretty bad.  With a decent breeze though that shouldn’t be a problem.  Also just a headsup, the cabin isn’t air conditioned.  That’s not a problem for most people though.  In summary, if you’re looking to have a good time with the boys and catch some fish for a decent price, this is a great boat.  If you have a group that’s not used to being on the water, you might want to consider a bigger and more comfortable boat.  Hope this helps.

Fished August 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Thanks guys for catching lots of fish! Yes the vessel is rough from doing battle. She gets the makeover soon !LOL Capt Steve

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Great experience for the family.  The crew was experienced, courteous and very patient with us rookies.   
We got lots of attention on the dock as well as they hung and prepped our catch, Amberjack, Mahi, Snapper.  Great Day. 

Fished August 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, August 17, 2015

Great job fighting them tough jacks, Hope you enjoyed all the great eating! You earned it!

Went fishing on Saturday, July 11, 2015

We had a great trip catching a Snapper Flush - all 5 species.  Made for some really good eating that night.

Fished July 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Thanks guys, having lines in the water with bait on them & hands ready to real increases opportunities! Lots of folks lately simply expect the fish to jump in the boat . they forgot the luring, the hooking, the playing, then the boating that is all involved with “catching” SNOOZE U LOOZE


Went fishing on Tuesday, July 14, 2015

As sometimes happens when you go fishing, the weather wasn’t great and we only caught one fish (King Mackerel).  When we left the dock at 6:00 AM things looked pretty good, but we knew the weather forecast was calling for scattered showers.  We had no problem catching all the bait fish we would need, but once we headed out the storms made the sea rough and fishing was poor.  The Captain took us to quite a few areas to increase the possibility of catching something, but with little luck.  I can’t fault the Captain or his crew.  They worked hard and really put in the effort, but just wasn’t in the cards for us that day.  I am planning to return another time soon and give it another shot.  They were all very nice and their concern for safety was appreciated (In fact, they turned down the next appointment as the sea was getting worse and that group had a young child).

Fished July 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 20, 2015

Hi Richard North, & thank you sincerely for realizing the truth! That is a Captain’s true job is to most importantly assure your safety!. I’m glad you recognized effort & at least we didn’t get anyone hurt & we didn’t get skunked but admittedly, conditions were deteriorating & the fishing was difficult . For this I would ADD an additional hour free of charge to make your next trip better! I rarely do this but you wrote an accurate review & had a realistic attitude & for that you are a real fisherman. One extra for you’all! Thankyou

Went fishing on Thursday, July 16, 2015

The captain & his first mate were excellent, very friendly & talented.  The fish unfornately were not biting but it was not their fault at all.  This just happens sometimes.  1 fish was caught & too small & had to throw back, 1 was a keeper.  1 Sail Fish was caught but the line got snapped as well as another large fish that was quite large & it too snapped the line.

Fished July 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, August 2, 2015

Exhilirating run from the Sail we hooked! Glad you understand we catch ‘em all! Thanks!

Went fishing on Thursday, July 9, 2015

I paid a lot of money to fish and spent the day on a boat ride instead.  Caught fish at the first place we stopped and should have stayed at this spot.  Was there maybe 15 minutes to fish.  After that you rode for 30-40 minutes and maybe dropped your line twice to fish. Maybe 2 minutes and then moved on again. Deck hand worked maybe an hour with cleaning the fish we caught total. Was not a hard day for him to say the least.

Michael Haferkamp does not recommend Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina

Fished July 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, July 16, 2015

Again, an ignorant tourist! Your federal government (NMFS) has closed triggerfish despite they are abundant & great to consume. They are aggressive and we don’t waste are live baits when they clean the hooks on the initial drop! Since there were ONLY 2 persons, we got our red snapper limit on the first spot. If we stayed there, we would have had to throw everything back! Including Amberjack (again the NMFS closed them too!) Keep in mind I have to ration the fish off a certain spot so that we don’t KILL it! You didn’t mention the lane snapper you caught, the several white snapper & we successfully trolled & caught 3 king mackerel, all of which we retained. Many others were released because of bag limits or size restrictions. You should have saved your $ & took a party boat! What “a lot of money” to you is relative because we are the most inexpensive boat our size with 52 years combined experience.  Maybe you can kill 5 marlins in another country but factor in your travel expense to get there!  Anglers should call me direct 850 240-4664 so I can give you an honest & accurate heads-up on what to expect!
Capt. Steve

Went fishing on Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Fished July 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, August 2, 2015

Was a good birthday to work on. Thanks Rodney!

Went fishing on Monday, July 6, 2015

We had the best half day trip, Captain Steve and his Mate Steve was amazing.  We hit two “Sweet Spots” that both had fish biting as soon as the bait hit the ocean floor.  Thanks for such an amazing and memorable day!

Fished July 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, August 2, 2015

Certainly enjoy putting you on a sweet spot when they’re biting! Thank you too!

Went fishing on Thursday, June 25, 2015

HAD A BLAST. CAPTAIN STEVE AND DECK HAND STEVE WERE THE BOMB. FRIENDS FIRST TIME ON PRIVATE CHARTER (USED TO BIG PARTY BOATS) REALLY ENJOYED. STATED NO MORE PARTY BOATS FOR HIM!!!! CAUGHT OUR LIMIT OF SNAPPER AND JUST A FEW SHORT ON KINGS.  PLANNING TO RETURN IN OCTOBER.

Fished June 2015

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Went fishing on Thursday, June 18, 2015

Great time.  Awesome fishing.

Fished June 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, June 26, 2015

Thank you Jason, the awesome fishing was due to awesome anglers!!!! It was our pleasure.  Hope to see you again

Sincerely,
Capt. Steven R. Lathi

Went fishing on Monday, June 8, 2015

As part of our family’s annual pilgrimage to the beach, we always take one day to fish. It’s always a fun day; but, this year with Captain Steve and his mate Steve was the best! Not only did we catch plenty of fish, but both the captain and the mate were extremely courteously, attentive to our needs, and hard-working. We highly recommend the Lucky Lina and Captain Steve.

Fished June 2015

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Steven Lathi (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, June 15, 2015

Great trip also because of wonderful clients that coordinated their fishing efforts and desires before the trip so that we could cater to them! Thanks for the fun fishing adventure & your always welcome back with a smile waiting for yall & of course a rod ready to bend!