Charter Operator
Pelican Adventures Inc

Member since April 2016 Destin, United States
Background
Pelican Adventures is a 3rd generation family owned and operated company that has been providing enjoyable fishing experiences in Destin for over thirty years. Operating a variety of boats for every taste, budget, and level of experience, they exist to provide their clients with fun and productive days on the water.
Techniques
We use two hook rigs with 30 pound to 80 pound test line. On average, you can expect to catch a variety of fish such as Mingos (Vermilion Snapper), White Snapper (Red Porgy), Black Snapper (Mangrove Snapper), Trigger Fish, Rock Fish, etc. If you are lucky, you could catch Grouper, Jacks,

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Destin, United States
Background
Pelican Adventures is a 3rd generation family owned and operated company that has been providing enjoyable fishing experiences in Destin for over thirty years. Operating a variety of boats for every taste, budget, and level of experience, they exist to provide their clients with fun and productive days on the water.
Techniques
We use two hook rigs with 30 pound to 80 pound test line. On average, you can expect to catch a variety of fish such as Mingos (Vermilion Snapper), White Snapper (Red Porgy), Black Snapper (Mangrove Snapper), Trigger Fish, Rock Fish, etc. If you are lucky, you could catch Grouper, Jacks,

My Charter Listings

Pelican Adventures – Vera Marie

292 reviews
Destin
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trips from $71

Pelican Adventures - Just Right

2 reviews
Destin
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trips from $515

Pelican Adventures – Deep Sea Fishing

49 reviews
Destin
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trips from $137

Pelican Adventures – Velocious

4 reviews
Destin
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trips from $1,280

3-4 Day 12 passenger Tuna Trip

Destin
trips from $1,314

Fishing Reports

Mack Attack

September 27, 2018

Florida waters are home to 3 species of Mackerel - King, Spanish and Cero Mackerel have all been coming in hot to the docks at Pelican Adventures on the Destin Harbor. Come fishing with us on one of our… Read Full Report →


Mahi Mahi Smash!

September 21, 2018

Great 6 hour fishing charter this morning on the Good Times! Fun group of ten anglers went out today with us on a private chartered deep sea fishing trip and hauled in 10 Mahi Mahi, a Triple Tail along… Read Full Report →


Fall Fishing Fun with a Cobia!

September 10, 2018

Luckily we were spared terrible weather in Destin by Tropical Storm Gordon! And the "calm" before and after the storm cleared some great fishing trips and awesome catch including this tasty Cobia. We are still blessed along the Emerald… Read Full Report →


Cobia Mania!

April 20, 2016

Wow! There were over twenty cobia caught yesterday. Over all the boats that fished to the West did better than the ones to the East. There were also some very nice Triggers and Snappers caught. Read Full Report →


Kings are starting to show up.

April 08, 2016

The water is warming up and turning the bite on for some pelagics. We caught a few kings lately and have heard some other boats also catching some. The bite for white snappers, mingo, and trigger continue to be… Read Full Report →


What a beautiful day!

April 05, 2016

Wow, what a nice day. The boat caught hundreds of great tasty fish today. The seas were nice and sunshine was welcomed after some days of rain. Can't wait to see what tomorrow brings. Read Full Report →


Spring Fishing

March 30, 2016

Spring is off to great start. We caught a variety of snappers, porgies, and even some tuna. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.42
out of 5 stars from 347 reviews
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Crew
Experience
Fishing with David
Fishing with David
6 hour morning trip on Vera Marie
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Angler Rating
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21
12
5
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
85%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Christopher C.
Fort Walton Beach, FL
 5.00
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Half-day fishing adventure

VERIFIED   July 10, 2019
Spent a half day fishing with a great team of deckhands. We visited two fishing spots. The first was not active but the fish...
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Ivan Y.
Atlanta, GA
 5.00
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1st fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 5, 2019
My son and I enjoyed the experience. If you are looking for your 1st time trip to fish for Grouper or snapper this is it. This...
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Justin T.
Crossett, AR
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Half Day Trip with Captain Brick

VERIFIED   July 31, 2019
We have taken a few of these trips in the past. And truth be told we aren’t expecting to catch a hundred fish on the...
Justin T. recommends Pelican Adventures - Just Right
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Danny S.
Destin, Florida
 5.00
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Great fishing experience!

VERIFIED   July 31, 2019
I took my son out on the Vera Marie and we had a great time. The crew was awesome and was always there right away to help with...
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Rachel M.
United States
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Amazing time with Captain Mike & Crew

VERIFIED   March 2, 2019
Everything was perfect. I surprised my husband, not really knowing what to expect, but it was beyond what I hoped for. The...
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