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Destin is known as The World's Luckiest Fishing Village. Located on the Emerald Coast, with beautiful white beaches and emerald colored water, Destin is one of the top fishing destinations in the US. From the fruitful waters of the Choctawhatchee Bay, thosands of reefs and shipwrecks off the coast, and excellent offshore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Destin offers anglers many different styles of fishing.
Fishing the inshore waters around Destin allows anglers to catch many different species of fish, including Black Drum, Bluefish, Flounder, Pompano, Redfish, Sheepshead, and Whiting. Tarpon and Bonefish are frequent targets of many fishermen. On some of the reefs in the bay, there is also good snapper fishing.
On the many reefs and shipwrecks around Destin, there is good snapper and grouper fishing. Amberjack and Baracuda lurk in the same areas. There is also excellent King Mackerel fishing much of the year.
Fishing offshore of Destin provides anglers with lots of Mahi-mahi and Wahoo. There is also good billfishing with Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish, and White Marlin to be caught.
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Thomas Hayward (Liberty Ship)
4/8/2014 4:27:03 PM - SS Thomas Heyward was a Liberty ship built by Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company at Mobile, Alabama, laid down 21 February 1942, and launched 31 May 1942. It was named f
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Sherman's Reef (Barge #1 Site)
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Captain Hills Grouper Rock
2/24/2017 9:21:50 PM - Captain Hills Grouper Rock
1/22/2017 8:15:52 PM - Permatilt
1/17/2017 11:38:28 PM - Fish Haven
7/6/2017 8:14:01 PM - PEN-08
7/6/2017 8:19:40 PM - PEN-11
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There is a 31.27% catch rate for Red Snapper, based on 2190 Red Snapper counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN RED SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 13.17% catch rate for Grey Triggerfish, based on 922 Grey Triggerfish counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN GREY TRIGGERFISH COUNTS CHART
There is a 10.45% catch rate for Red Porgy, based on 732 Red Porgy counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN RED PORGY COUNTS CHART
There is a 8.67% catch rate for Vermilion Snapper, based on 607 Vermilion Snapper counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN VERMILION SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 6.77% catch rate for Greater Amberjack, based on 474 Greater Amberjack counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN GREATER AMBERJACK COUNTS CHART
There is a 6.51% catch rate for Gag Grouper, based on 456 Gag Grouper counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN GAG GROUPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 2.81% catch rate for Pinfish, based on 197 Pinfish counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN PINFISH COUNTS CHART
There is a 2.77% catch rate for Banded Rudderfish, based on 194 Banded Rudderfish counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN BANDED RUDDERFISH COUNTS CHART
There is a 2.16% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 151 Sheepshead counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN SHEEPSHEAD COUNTS CHART
There is a 1.33% catch rate for Scamp, based on 93 Scamp counted.
ENLARGE DESTIN SCAMP COUNTS CHART
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.
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Best Charter Company and Family Friendly!
1/8/2023 7:40:39 PM - Destin Fishing Charters offers the best charter service that Destin FL has to offer. Our charters are family friendly and we cater to all ages! Give Destin Fishing Charters a
The Best of the Best!
1/3/2023 10:23:26 AM - Happy 2023! Destin Fishing Charters only offers the best captains and boats Destin FL has to offer. Book your boat for 2023 before the best boats are booked up. It’s almost t
11/29/2022 1:38:34 PM - Here at Destin Fishing Charters we know the captains personally and work with you to find the perfect fit for your party in terms of boat crew trip length etc. There are a
Year Round Fishing at Destin Fishing Charters
10/11/2022 10:14:16 AM - The busy season here in Destin FL usually refers to March-October when tourism is at it’s peak and families are able to take vacation. However fishing is great here year ro
The Early Bird Gets the Worm (and best boats)!
8/10/2022 1:47:25 PM - Summer 2022 has been an absolute blast and snapper season is still going strong at Destin Fishing Charters! The Destin Fishing Rodeo in October will be here before you k
State Snapper Open for Destin Fishing Charters
6/19/2022 4:50:22 PM - Federally permitted boats were able to keep red snapper beginning June 1st and as of June 17th state permitted boats are able to keep red snapper too!! The bite has been as h
2022 Red Snapper Season Open June 1 – Aug 18
6/1/2022 2:30:09 PM - NOAA Fisheries and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission have announced the opening of the 2022 Red Snapper season for federally permitted Charter For-Hire vessels in the Gu
2022 Gag Grouper Season Open
6/1/2022 11:22:31 AM - The popular Gag Grouper season is currently open in Federal waters off Destin Florida along side the Red Snapper summer season (which runs through day-end August 18th). The m
Oh Snap! Destin Fishing Charters Red Snapper Dates 2022
4/26/2022 4:01:05 PM - It’s official! 2022 Snapper dates were announced yesterday! Destin Fishing Charter’s permitted boats (most sport fish express and some larger center console boats) can keep s
Booking Options – Destin Fishing Charters
3/25/2022 2:06:07 PM - People are often curious as to why Destin Fishing Charters does not offer online booking options. It is simply because we would much rather you communicate with us one on one
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