What would you recommend to anglers fishing in Destin, Florida for the first time?

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Patrick Hawkins
Decatur, MI
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Рыбачил с Party/Walk-On 30-65 Passenger Trip Сентябрь 21, 2022
This year in September it was over 90 degrees everyday so far. So dress and protect accordingly. You have to learn how to fish this area if you don't know gulf fishing/salt water fishing. I look forward to next trip to Destin and trying my luck again.

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Patrick Rolon
Decatur, MI
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Рыбачил с Party/Walk-On 30-65 Passenger Trip Сентябрь 21, 2022
The first thing is to learn is that you have to learn Destin. You may not kill it the first time. You need seasonal clothing and food/refreshments. Warm months require covering and hydration. Right tackle, etc.

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Fred Simmons
Somerville, TN
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Рыбачил с Get The Gaff Август 17, 2022
Listen and learn, every trip out is an adventure. The fish may not always cooperate, but the scenery is spectacular and and the Captains I've fished with over the years have always made the trips fun and memorable...

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Lowell Fox
Knoxville, TN
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Рыбачил с Just B Cause Charters Октябрь 15, 2021
If fishing on a charter for the first time, one be cause of sea sickness. Anyone that gets sick riding in the car will definitely get sick out at sea. Also pay attention to the wind and swell, high wind equals big waves, which will make you or those in your party sick. Plus for the ones that don't get sick, it's more difficult to fish. Other than that enough yourself, and listen to the first mate he will have to teach you a few new things when fishing for large fish in the deep, its a little different than fishing off your bass boat, lol.

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Katina Greenlee
College Station, TX
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Рыбачил с Just B Cause Charters Июль 14, 2022
Our Captain took us out approximately 20 miles to provide the best spots for great red snapper. It was great. Our group caught some beautiful reds. We did have some issue with sharks taking our catch but we still managed a nice catch. The weather was challenging but the Captain kept watch and kept us moving. It was a great trip!

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Jerry Roush
Topeka, KS
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Рыбачил с Mighty Fine Charters Май 27, 2022
Come Prepared, Take Motion medicine if you need it even if you think it is calm. Don't chance it and ruin the amazing experience you will have. Make sure to take lots a pictures, it is an experience you will want to remember.

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Jim Storey
Prospect, KY
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Рыбачил с Flowing Water: Fish, Cruise & Tour Март 6, 2022
Obviously watch the weather. Finding a guide that matches your personality is the difference on a good vs bad trip. Fishing is spotty in early March but that’s why they call it fishing and not catching. We reeled in over 40 fish and lost a couple of nice ones for sure. We also saw dolphins everywhere. Destin is beautiful and being out, even in some rough water is fantastic.

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CRAIG WESTMORELAND
Davidson, NC
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Рыбачил с 850 Charters – 26' Январь 9, 2022
Really nice harbor, clean beaches and really clear water...Grew up in Texas and had nothing but dirty experiences in the Texas gulf...Quite the opposite in Destin with Far Far exceeded my expectations...

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Amanda Wilder
Bealeton, VA
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Рыбачил с MAXIMUS Декабрь 23, 2021
Be prepared for the weather - wind on boat is 20-30 degrees colder… nice in summer but tough when in 40’s and 50’s! And winds can make water choppy which makes for a rough ride. Use motion sickness patch even if never seasick before… better to be prepared…

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MARK VONBARGEN
McMinnville, TN
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Рыбачил с Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina Апрель 19, 2021
Captain Steve said he would put us on top of fish, that's exactly what he did. We had 4 of us on the trip and almost every stop we were all hooking up on Fish that we could keep as well as getting a look at some that will; be ready to keep on a later trip as they get a little bigger. First mate Steve was great as well, experienced as well as fun to have along. Sometimes you would forget that he was working and was not just one of the gang that you brought with you. We ended up going out two days in a row and would highly recommend Steve and Steve. We have been going to the area for years and have found a boat and crew that will become our new regular go too crew !!!! We are already looking at the colander for our next opportunity to book.

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Gary Gibson
Cowlington, OK
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Рыбачил с Shamrock Charters Июнь 25, 2019
Pick shamrock ll and let them take all of your worries away! If possible take you're Dramamine the night before and the morning of. Drink plenty of water or Gatorade. Talk to the captain ahead of time and be specific on what you're expecting. He can put you on sharks even if you didn't book a shark trip. Remember it's called fishing not catching so don't expect the fish to jump on as soon as it hits the water!

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Eric Lenington
United States
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Рыбачил с Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina Май 13, 2019
Check on the fish in season and verify with your captain that they can put you on your desired fish. I have fished many times in Destin and will continue for as long and often as possible. I have yet to have a bad or even mediocre experience. You will relish your time on the most beautiful water off the shores of the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village". Be sure to have a local restaurant like Dewey Destins cook up your catch. This will show you how to cook it up yourself when you take home a freezer full of fish.

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Logan Anglin
Ladoga, IN
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Рыбачил с East Pass Inshore Charters Март 7, 2019
I would avoid fishing Destin in the month of March. We tried fishing the gulf from shore as well as the bay from shore and by boat. There just wasn't much activity in the area. We talked to several other anglers who were also having a stroke of bad luck. I think it would be best to wait until the water has a chance to warm up and bait fish/shrimp move inshore. I couldn't say what month that would be because this was my first time fishing Destin but maybe mid summer after the water has a chance to warm up.

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Lionel Cortinas
Schertz, TX
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Рыбачил с Misa Charters Август 12, 2021
Understand the fish in season and listen to the Captain. If he is recommending a longer charter, it’s not because he is looking to bill more but trying to put you on the fish and sometimes they are further out.

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Louis DeWild
Des Moines, IA
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Рыбачил с Living Right Fishing Charters Август 5, 2021
Expect it to be really hot and not to be peak season for anything. I would not come here on a primarily fishing driven trip in August but I’d fish a day if here. We just wanted to catch some fish and we did and our captain was great but it’s a slow time of year.

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Richard Biscoe
Destin, Florida
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Рыбачил с 100 Proof Charters Июль 27, 2021
Drink a lot of water. Start with a smaller trip before you do a full-day unless you've fished before. Have a plan for what you are going to do with the fish you catch (give them away or take them to a restaurant to have them cooked).

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Lisa Robinson
Marietta, GA
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Рыбачил с Flowing Water: Fish, Cruise & Tour Июль 15, 2021
get to your boat on time and bring food. you need a lot of time to catch the fish because sometimes there are dolphins around and they end up getting the fish before you do so the captain usually has to move his boat to different spots.

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Ethan Stoneberg
Leesburg, Florida
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Рыбачил с Party/Walk-On 30-65 Passenger Trip Июль 18, 2021
I would not recommend a long or out on the sea trip if this is your first time fishing. My wife and another guy got seasick as this was their first time. Either try some offshore fishing or reef fishing. Don’t try a 2 hour boat ride to fish and then 2 hours back on your first go.

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Joel McCloud
Pensacola, Florida
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Рыбачил с Charter Boat Strike Zone Too Июнь 12, 2021
Book early. Explore the boats you're planning to book. Beginners should pick larger boats with 4-6 hr expeditions. Smaller speedboats can be quite a rough ride to get farther offshore, although the bigger catches often require longer, farther offshore excursions.

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Nancy Fleming
Hattieville, AR
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Рыбачил с Cutting Edge Charters – Wahoo II Май 15, 2021
Book the Wahoo. Captain Steve is the boat owner so he really care about his customers being happy. His crew has been with him for years and they do a great job of making the fishing fun and productive. We have been on many fishing boats, this is our favorite.

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Wayne Eurton
Madison, AL
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Рыбачил с Affordable Fishing on Lucky Lina Май 7, 2021
Make sure you know what fish are in season and the size of the fish required to keep. Caught a lot of triggers and 3 sizeable amber jacks, but all were too small to keep. Do admire the captain for carefully returning fish that did not qualify.

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Leslie Lindquist
Destin, FL
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Рыбачил с High Cotton Charters Март 19, 2021
It was a very clean boat and the captain and crew were very friendly and it was an enjoyable trip. The first mate was exceptional and worked very hard to make sure that we had a very enjoyable trip. I would recommend this charter to anyone wishing to fish in the Gulf when they are here visiting Destin.

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Jarrett Friddle
Cabot, Arkansas
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Рыбачил с Vengeance Charters Август 6, 2020
August is a great time to fish with the smaller kids because one of the primary targets is smaller mingo snapper. There are plenty of them and the kids can reel them in. A few prized fish are out of season by August 1st. Red Snapper and Triggerfish for example. You might catch them, but you can't keep them.

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Jim Cole
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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Рыбачил с Mighty Fine Charters Октябрь 8, 2019
It was a wonderful trip. We wanted the two girls ages eight and 10, to catch fish and they did! They wanted to keep fishing. So the trip was very successful. Thanks again and we hope to see you soon.

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Ody Koeppen
Alvin, TX
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Рыбачил с East Pass Inshore Charters Июль 26, 2019
Bring a few things that make you comfortable ie: hand towels, small cooler, snacks, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and so on. BE respectful to your Captain and know that weather and water conditions will play a huge factor into your trip! Happy Fishing!!

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Burke Jones
Baton Rouge, LA
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Рыбачил с Navigator Destin - 50' Viking Июль 24, 2019
Watch the fish reports. See what’s working. Fishing better sometimes on the dark of the moon. See where the most action is being reported and adjust your trip. Our crew was on the money with our trip.

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Richard Patrick
Houston, TX
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Рыбачил с Party/Walk-On 30-65 Passenger Trip Июль 17, 2019
For the money you have to go on a party boat. Expect line tangles with other fishermen, women and children. If crowds aren't your thing best to bust out more cash and go with a private charter or rent a boat to go on your on. Had a good time overall.

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William Vanjura
Winder, GA
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Рыбачил с Charter Boat Rewind Июль 8, 2019
Don't waste your money, there is obviously a game of time that is played on customers like yourself. The charters will take you to there "Spots" spend some time there then move on to the next spot working their way back to shore.

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Ivan Yeary
Atlanta, GA
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Рыбачил с Party/Walk-On 30-65 Passenger Trip Июль 5, 2019
Be sure to do your research and if you are unsure, then book the cheapest fishing trip so you will have a better understanding. You can watch YouTube videos all day long, nothing beats having boots on the ground for your intel. Remember, these charters is how they make a living. If you want to catch lots of fish with fewer people on board, then you will have to pay more money for the trip.

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Chad Figg
Destin, FL
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Рыбачил с Mighty Fine Charters Июнь 24, 2019
We booked our trip months ago, but who knew that the one day out of that week was the one most charters cancelled due to high winds. Unfortunately they were booked the rest of the week and we were unable to reschedule. Facebook posts from the other days encourage us to try again another time.