Captain
Bill Watson

Member since August 2014

Destin, United States

Background
Captain Bill Watson is the owner-operator of the Sweet William III, and has over 10 years of experience fishing the Forida waters. He's a huge fan of bottom fishing and big game fishing, and is always happy to welcome anglers of any age or skill level aboard his boat!
Techniques
Bottom or big game fishing

Hey, I'm Captain Bill Watson

Destin, United States
Background
Captain Bill Watson is the owner-operator of the Sweet William III, and has over 10 years of experience fishing the Forida waters. He's a huge fan of bottom fishing and big game fishing, and is always happy to welcome anglers of any age or skill level aboard his boat!
Techniques
Bottom or big game fishing

My Charter Listings

Destin
trips from
US$ 700

Fishing Reports

Today's 6 hr trip

April 02, 2016

Had a good day on a 6 hr bottom trip today caught red snapper trigger fish Mingo snapper white snapper had a great day fishing Read Full Report →


Opening day of snapper

May 23, 2015

Had a good day if fish the gulf red snapper today also a few Mingo snapper a few scamp on a 6 hr trip. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.83 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

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Went fishing on Thursday, July 20, 2017

These guys knew what they were doing   The mate josh was experienced friendly and a pro
Literally reeled them in as fast as possible. Caught 3 at a time and Josh took the rod after they had been brought in and handed you another rod baited and ready to go
No time wasted ! Awesome trip
I would highly recommend these guys if you wanna catch fish they know where they are !

Fished July 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Caught fish all day, never a dull moment

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Went fishing on Monday, July 10, 2017

Great trip. Caught a lot of fish. Wore us out reeling them up from over 100 ft down. Avoid daulpins as they steel fish after hooking them

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Went fishing on Friday, July 7, 2017

Great time! The moon was full so it wasn’t the best time to go fishing but we caught several and different types of quality fish.

Fished July 2017

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Bill Watson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, July 14, 2017

Thank you very much for going on the SweetWilliamlll

Went fishing on Monday, June 5, 2017

We paid for a marlin fishing trip, but the ship mate laughed at us. They were very nice, and prorated our cost because a storm came up.  We were tossed all over the boat, and my husband hurt his shoulder in a fall.

Fished June 2017

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Bill Watson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

I’m sorry but a 8 hr trip is not a marlin trip those are 16 hrs or more you booked a 8 hr bottom & trolling trip not sure where this marlin trip came in to play and if your was hurt why did you not tell me yesterday before you got off the boat I hope he’s ok and yes a storm blew up that’s why I asked you all to please go inside till it passed please keep me informed on how he is I have a sign inside my boat that says please report all accidents to the captain right by the door in big black letters so I’m sorry about that this is the first I’m hearing of it and I also took off the price for coming in early after you called the trip off we caught your limit of snapper as well please in the future call the boat you book and discuss with the captain the kind of trip you booked and I believe I told him when he called the night before what kind of fishing we where doing so if that was not what you booked not sure why you didn’t speak up then sorry for the mix up if you book again I will comp you 2 hrs to the trip you book once again I’m sorry for him getting hurt if he’s really hurt send me doctors slip saying he is and will take care of it but nothing was said to me by any of your people to me

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

We went shark fishing with Captain Bill and 1st mate Jacob on 8-16-2016.  They made our trip very pleasant and enjoyable.  Bill told us that on his last trip that they caught 6 small sharks.  They put out the shark bait and we waited.  The fist one that hit must have been a big one as it broke the line.  Then came the next one we landed and it was all hands on deck trying to get him to the boat.  After a lengthy battle, (you will have to watch the video on Sweet William III’s Facebook page), we were able to get him to the boat and he was about a 7 foot Bull Shark.  It was quite an experience catching something that large.  Unfortunately, he was the only one we landed, but that’s fishing and we had a great time fishing on Captain Bill’s boat.  I hope all your other trips are exciting for the anglers waiting to got deep sea fishing.

Thanks for the great time.  John, Cathy, Joe & Sherry

Fished August 2016

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