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Member since May 2019 Destin, United States
Background
Captain Blake Nelson grew up in Destin, FL, and has been fishing the Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf Coast his whole life. He and his brother began fishing in professional Redfish tournaments after college as a hobby and eventually, it became a career. He’s placed first in the IFA Redfish Tour and has won several other inshore fishing awards as well. In 2017, he became the world champion of the Destin Cobia Tournament after landing a 98.5 lb Cobia, the biggest one caught in 10 years. He decided to start his own charter service in 2008 because he loves meeting new people and sharing his passion with others. He’s made a lot of friends on the water and is looking forward to taking you on the adventure of a lifetime. Depending on the boat you book your captains may also be Capt. Justin DeMass and Capt. Tanner Howell, both equally experienced and longtime members of the team. Book your trip today and get ready to create lasting memories with Last Cast Charters!
Techniques
Captain Blake mainly focuses on light tackle bay fishing. He prefers using spinning reels with live bait to target Redfish and Speckled Trout.

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Destin, United States
Background
Captain Blake Nelson grew up in Destin, FL, and has been fishing the Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf Coast his whole life. He and his brother began fishing in professional Redfish tournaments after college as a hobby and eventually, it became a career. He’s placed first in the IFA Redfish Tour and has won several other inshore fishing awards as well. In 2017, he became the world champion of the Destin Cobia Tournament after landing a 98.5 lb Cobia, the biggest one caught in 10 years. He decided to start his own charter service in 2008 because he loves meeting new people and sharing his passion with others. He’s made a lot of friends on the water and is looking forward to taking you on the adventure of a lifetime. Depending on the boat you book your captains may also be Capt. Justin DeMass and Capt. Tanner Howell, both equally experienced and longtime members of the team. Book your trip today and get ready to create lasting memories with Last Cast Charters!
Techniques
Captain Blake mainly focuses on light tackle bay fishing. He prefers using spinning reels with live bait to target Redfish and Speckled Trout.
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Appropriate for children
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Catch intended fish
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Meredith C.
Stanville, KY
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Half day trip with Captain Tanner!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on May 4, 2021
We came down from Kentucky. Usually we go deep sea fishing on a party boat here in Destin. This year we decided to do an inshore...
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Mid morning trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (Late AM) on July 29, 2021
Such a fun fishing trip! We did a short mid morning trip and even though it was crazy hot and most the fish were taking their...
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PJ H.
Fayetteville, AR
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Kids 3hr trip with Captain Tanner

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (PM) on April 13, 2021
My boys (5 and 4 years old) and I had a great experience with Captain Tanner. We spent about an hour catching bait which kept...
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Jonathan M.
Brooksburg, IN
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Half day with captain Tanner.

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on August 18, 2021
My first saltwater fishing excursion was today with Tanner. He’s a very knowledgeable young man with experience. Fishing...
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Nicki O.
Greece, NY
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First 3 hr charter fishing trip EVER !

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (Late AM) on July 17, 2021
Great first experience for all of us!  Our family of 4 couldn’t have asked for a better time! Tanner was great!! Very Knowledgeable...
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