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Destin, Florida – History Behind the Name

May 20, 2018

Destin, What’s in a Name? What is the meaning behind the notable name that is now synonymous with some of the most beautiful beaches and most abundant  fishing in the world? Interestingly, the name “Destin” has a French origin and means “destiny.” Many think it was indeed destiny that brought a resilient and determined young…

Amberjack fishing season in Destin Florida

May 18, 2018

Amberjack season is open the entire month of May, don’t miss out on this very exciting fishery. Pound for pound amberjacks are up there with tuna for the hardest fighting fish in the Gulf. Amberjack can be caught several ways, here are a few very successful strategies: On shallow wrecks one of the best way…

Red Snapper, fun to catch, and so delicious to eat!

May 10, 2018

The red snapper is the most sought after fish in the Gulf of Mexico, due to it pretty colors, hard fighting and delicate meat. The red snapper out of destin near the beach average 3-4lbs with some mid range 6-10lbs and some fish weighing in over 14lbs Offshore you will find a little better grade…

Spring is finally here

April 21, 2018

Spring is here bringing with it warmer weather, blossoming of new flowers and the beginning of life and it’s no different out on the water. As the seasons change from the cold winter months to the hot summer months spring brings a pleasant mix of both (sometimes) but one thing for sure is the abundance…

Destin’s Blessing of the Fleet

April 12, 2018

Destin’s Blessing of the Fleet. The Blessing of the Fleet is a tradition that began centuries ago in Mediterranean fishing communities. The practice began predominantly Catholic, but is now practiced by all Christians. Every year shortly after Easter, the Destin fishing fleet, private boats, and cruise ships gather together to celebrate the rich tradition and…

Hook and Cook after your Deep Sea Fishing Excursion

March 30, 2018

Hook and Cook after your Deep Sea Fishing Excursion, delicious! Nothing is better than a never frozen, fresh fish dinner. It is even better when you caught it just hours before. Not to mention the pride you will have knowing that the work you put in on your deep sea fishing trip paid off! We…

Native Destin Fishing technologies

March 25, 2018

Native Destin Fishing technologies Some wonder where did the techniques we use today come from? Turns out modern day fisherman really didn’t reinvent the wheel…fisherman have been using similar techniques for generations. Techniques that even todays charter fishermen use on their daily fishing trips. These techniques are still being used offshore and in the back…

Origin of Destin’s white sand beaches 

March 22, 2018

Origin of Destin’s white sand beaches The unique sands on Destin, FL beaches are among the whitest, cleanest and softest sand anywhere in the world. Every gain of Destin’s white sand came from very ancient southern Appalachian mountain quartz, brought into the Gulf of Mexico by the Appalachian river long ago via wind and water…

Shark fishing trip - destin fl

Shark Fishing in Destin FL

March 17, 2018

Shark Fishing in Destin FL Destin has some of the best shark fishing anywhere in the world, destin used to host an annual shark tournament every summer up to the early 90’s except for 2006 when destin had on last shark tournament. Shark fishing in destin can be broke up into two different styles: Near…

Crawfish Boils- Destin, Florida

March 13, 2018

Crawfish Boils- Destin, Florida   Spring is the peak of crawfish season, that means for just about every weekend or holiday from late february to the beginning of June family and friends of all ages will be gathering around a big table piled high with these tasty crustaceans and keg or cooler full a beer.…