Captain
Matthew Le’Brasseur

Member since June 2017 Destin, United States
Background
I am a Destin born native and have fished and lived here for my entire life. Growing up here is an awesome blessing especially for an avid fisherman like myself. When I was younger deep sea fishing trips were a rare and special treat for me so I looked for every opportunity to get out and fish anyway I could. I’ll never forget the excitement and adventure of reeling In my first fish and that is a feeling I strive to bring all my clients big or small. I am by no means the best fisherman around and will never claim to be, but I strive to be the best at showing my clients an experience out on the water they will never forget. Since I never had the privilege of fishing as often as most others in the area I learned not to take any fishing trip for granted, and I treat every trip that steps foot on my boat the same way. I understand the value of these experiences and do everything in my power to make the most out of every fishing trip.

Hey, I'm Captain Matthew Le’Brasseur

Destin, United States
Background
I am a Destin born native and have fished and lived here for my entire life. Growing up here is an awesome blessing especially for an avid fisherman like myself. When I was younger deep sea fishing trips were a rare and special treat for me so I looked for every opportunity to get out and fish anyway I could. I’ll never forget the excitement and adventure of reeling In my first fish and that is a feeling I strive to bring all my clients big or small. I am by no means the best fisherman around and will never claim to be, but I strive to be the best at showing my clients an experience out on the water they will never forget. Since I never had the privilege of fishing as often as most others in the area I learned not to take any fishing trip for granted, and I treat every trip that steps foot on my boat the same way. I understand the value of these experiences and do everything in my power to make the most out of every fishing trip.
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85O Charters – 26'

169 reviews
Destin
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Fishing Reports

Awesome Spring break fishing!

March 14, 2020

The fishing has been great the last few days out of Destin, all kinds of snapper are biting and we have been catching some nice triggerfish every day! Spring break is in full swing and the weather and seas… Read Full Report →


Triggerfish are open!

March 11, 2020

We have been finding some nice triggerfish the last couple of days, these fish fight very hard for their size and people often need help reeling them in. The seas have been calm, the weather warm, and the skies… Read Full Report →


Spring Flounder!

March 07, 2020

The flat fish are plentiful out in the gulf right now and will be biting strong for the next couple weeks! Just a quick 5 minute boat ride and we were reeling in some nice ones. The weather is… Read Full Report →


Grouper Bite!

February 17, 2020

Awesome conditions this evening, Got on a few nice grouper during our afternoon 4 hour trip. Lost a couple good ones on the bottom but managed to pull this guy up! George will remember this fish forever! Read Full Report →


Red Snapper Biting!

October 27, 2019

We made the most of 2019’s extra Snapper Days! Had a great time out on the water with some great people! Read Full Report →


Snapping Snappers

October 12, 2019

Great weekend of fishing here at 850 Charters, all kinds of snappers were chewing for us including some nice in season Red Snappers, plenty of kids getting in on the action as well, time well spent with rods bent!… Read Full Report →


Mingo Mayhem

September 28, 2019

This afternoon we were lucky enough to get in the middle of one of the most savage Mingo Snapper bites I have ever seen. A couple Spanish mackerel also managed to find their way into the ice box as… Read Full Report →


Marvelous Mingos!

August 10, 2019

Some great table fare to be caught here at 850 Charters long after Red snapper have closed season. Come enjoy the local fishing experience! Read Full Report →


Awesome Amberjacks

May 30, 2019

Action Packed trip today! We got into a big school of heavy Amberjacks, big red snapper have showed up and we battled with a massive shark! Book your trip today! Read Full Report →


Killing Kings!

May 11, 2019

We hammered some nice king mackerel right out front this morning, the waters were rough but the “Seahawk” was equal to the task. Came back to the dock with 4 smiling faces and a cooler full of fillets! Read Full Report →


Mangrove Madness

May 06, 2019

The Mangrove (black) snapper have started to show up on nearshore reefs in the gulf. We got into a good school this morning and brought home a few for dinner! Read Full Report →


Morning Mingos!

May 05, 2019

Had a great trip this morning, Got into a school of some nice vermillion snapper along some natural bottom around 70 feet deep. Fish tacos tonight! Read Full Report →


Triggerfish are biting!

May 04, 2019

Great trip today, big triggers and snappers were fired up all morning! Book your trip now to get in on the bite! Read Full Report →


COBIA ARE HERE!

April 21, 2019

The big Cobia have been showing up! Several big ones caught today. Don’t miss out on the action, Book your trip now! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.95
out of 5 stars from 169 reviews
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Waves of fun!
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Labor Day Weekend
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
97%
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David And Teresa Pitcock
Mobile, Alabama
 5.00
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Waves of fun!

VERIFIED   NEW  September 8, 2020
New to this experience? Then Captain Matt is the Captain for you. He was so attentive to my husband and I. We are both novices...
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Wesley P.
Woodstock, GA
 5.00
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   July 10, 2020
Captain Matt was great. He put us on the fish right away and knew exactly where to go to catch what we wanted. I made a mistake...
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Edward S.
Niceville, FL
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Labor Day Weekend

VERIFIED   NEW  September 5, 2020
Great way to celebrate Labor Day weekend.  Caught a lot of fish. Only were able to keep these about 1/3 of what we caught....
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Mitchell S.
Mobile, AL
 5.00
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6hr trip left at 1pm

VERIFIED   June 24, 2020
Great time with captain Matt. He was great with our young kids, keeping them in engaged the whole time and gave great tips...
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Chrisean B.
Ocala, FL
 5.00
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Three hour trip with Captain Matt.

VERIFIED   March 19, 2020
Booked a 3 hour trip for our two kids and my wife and I last week.  After booking I was contacted by Captain Matt with...
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