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If you’re a new or returning visitor to Destin, you need to plan a fishing trip on your next vacation to the Emerald Coast! With an abundance of marine life, Destin offers some of the best fishing in Florida. Not sure where to book your fishing trip? We’ve got you covered. Here are 3 the best charters for fishing in Destin Florida:

1. Intracoastal Experience 

Intracoastal Experience offers two types of fishing charters, their Nearshore Gulf charter and the Inshore Bay charter. The Nearshore Gulf charter is the company’s most popular trip with the most consistent fishing action. On this charter you will venture 2 to 5 miles from the shore to catch fish like mahi-mahi, blackfin tuna, triggerfish, and king and Spanish mackerel. The total cost of this trip for one to four people starts at $650. The Inshore Bay charter brings anglers into bays and creeks for a shallow water experience. The most frequently caught fish include redfish, speckled trout, flounder, and black drum. The cost of this trip starts at $600 for one to four people. Anglers always brag on the expertise and knowledge of the captain and ensure that even beginners will catch plenty of fish.

2. Gulf-Angler Fishing Charters

Gulf-Angler Fishing Charters offer a wide variety of charter experiences. From calm water trips to deep-sea fishing expeditions, anglers can plan the perfect fishing day. Climb aboard their 24-foot Catamaran-style boat for the Nearshore Tarpon and Light Tackle Fishing trips. Here, you’ll focus on fly-fishing for tarpon. Gulf-Angler’s 40-foot Infinity Sportsfish offers many amenities, such as a smart TV and sleeping quarters, in addition to the awesome offshore trip. Gulf-Angler also owns two other boats available for charter. Their reviews are stellar, with anglers praising the captain frequently and raving about how Gulf-Angler offers the best fishing in Destin Florida. Fees for these trips vary but you can expect to pay between $160 and $220 per hour.

3. O Sea D Fishing Charters 

O Sea D Fishing Charters offers various, customized trips for all anglers. From kids to experts, this company provides a fishing experience customized to the angler. Depending on which fish you’re hoping to catch will determine your trip. Anglers can expect to catch fish like mahi-mahi, redfish, Spanish mackerel and Sailfish. For something a little bigger, anglers can sign up for the O Sea D shark fishing charters. The company offers three sport fishing boats to choose from and all ages are welcome. From mid-August through May, fees range from $700 to $760 for a four-hour trip. Rates will increase from June to mid-August. 


Now that you know what charters to take for the best fishing in Destin Florida, you can plan your next vacation! Look through our vacation rentals in Destin FL and book your next trip to the Emerald Coast.

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