Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat in Destin

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Embark on an unforgettable offshore fishing adventure with the friendly folks at Olin Marler Charters. Party boat fishing provides anglers with the unique opportunity to cast, converse, and learn from fellow fishermen from all across the country. The experienced captain and crew will help you every step of the way, including filleting your catch so you can bring home dinner! Reel in this fishing deal today with a Destin legend!

Activity Highlights

  • Catch and keep an assortment of popular reef fish including snapper & grouper
  • Expert Captain and Crew help with baiting lines, removing fish, and equipment
  • 65 ft. walk around boat with bathrooms and A/C cabin
  • Olin Marler Charters is Destin's longest running charter boat operator

What's Included

  • Bait & Tackle
  • Fishing License
  • Instruction
  • Fish filleting

What to bring

  • Wash cloths
  • Hat or visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Small cooler with ice, food, and drinks
  • Camera

Restrictions

  • This trip is not recommended for children under 7.
  • Expectant mothers or persons with disabilities must consult their physician prior to booking.
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Trips must receive at least 15 participants to depart.
  • Glass bottles or other glass items are not permitted on the boat.
  • GPS devices are not permitted on the boat.
  • Certain fish species are seasonal and require size limits to keep.

Additional information

  • Parking available on-site for a fee.
  • The crew will fillet and bag any fish that the customer catches on the trip that meets regulation and is in season. Please tip the crew appropriately for all the hard work they do on the trip.
  • Boats are U.S. Coast Guard approved up to 42 passengers, but the size of the trip will vary based captains discretion (usually 30-35).
  • If you suffer from back or shoulder pain, please consult with a physician before booking as the use of the fishing pole can be strenuous at times.
  • Your travel time will be 1-2 hours depending on the length of the trip.
  • The boat will sometimes experience movement and those who are prone to motion sickness are asked to take preventative measures.
  • Handicap services are available, please call us when the reservation is booked for proper assistance. In some cases, we are able to accommodate handicap customers.
  • If the weather or the Gulf is unfavorable for fishing, the trip will be rescheduled or refunded. If the trip is cut short due to weather conditions, the trip will be prorated.

Is your target species in season? (https://myfwc.com/fishing/saltwater/recreational/) Check MyFWC.com for more info!

Types of Fishing

Bottom Fishing: The most common way of fishing techniques, used to catch fish that are found near the sea floor. Each paid person will receive their own rod and reel.

Check the ticket descriptions to see what type of fish you are likely to catch on each trip.

Cancellation policy

Customer must cancel 72 hour prior to the trip time in order to receive a full refund minus a $5 fee. Cancellations received less than 72 hours prior to trip time will not be eligible for a refund by the vendor. If the captain declares that the trip be cancelled (weather, rough seas etc..), vendor will attempt to reschedule to the most convenient day possible. If the trip cannot be rescheduled, the full amount of the trip will be refunded to the customer. No refunds for no shows! Trips will require a minimum of 15 passengers to depart. Any changes to the reservation are at the discretion of the charter company and additional charges may apply. You will not always fish in calm conditions! Please inquire with staff prior to arrival to verify sea conditions and what's in season for fishing. No refunds will be given once the customer boards the boat.

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Captain knew his stuff

Review of Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat in Destin

  • Michael Sullivan USA Jun 7 2019 11:37pm

    Solid boat. Good crew. Captain knew his stuff. Caught a lot of fish.

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  • Andrew Lattanzi USA about 1 month ago

    Disappointed

    I took my 12 year old grandson on his first deep sea fishing trip. The waves were very high going over the bow of the boat and soaking us. People were sick and it was very hard to stand up. Needless to say my grandson was unable to fish because of the terribly high waves and he got soaked and was freezing. I believe you should advertise not for children. My wife and I have been deep sea fishing and had a great time. I believe you should be able to tell if the waves are going to be too high to enjoy the trip. VERY DISAPPOINTED

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  • Ronald Ellis USA about 2 months ago

    Flipper and rough seas

    Only about 15 of the 25 who chartered even attempted fishing. Rough seas, maybe 4’ swells had many seasick. Some pretty badly. One entire family of 4. For those of us who did fish, no luck. We were followed by several dolphins. Cute. Right up until they started stealing every fish we’d hook before we could land them. Zero fish for the whole charter. That said, the capt and crew worked very hard to find fish. Couldn’t get away from Flipper. I’d have rated it worse, but it was clear how hard they tried to get us on some fish. My 2nd time taking this charter. The 1st charter was great. I’ll try again. But I imagine some of the sick ones will not be out on the water for some time. That’s why they call it fishin’ and not catchin’!

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  • Irene Shirley USA about 2 months ago

    Bad water

    It was too stormy to fish. Boat rocked and people were unable to stand. Hardly no time to fish. Lines were out, Horn blew to bring back up. Not an enjoyable trip. Several opted not to even bother.

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  • Andy Marlor USA about 3 months ago

    To much ride

    To much riding and not enough fishing time. On a 6 hour trip and maybe got those lines wet 1 hour. The bait was free and I seen why. You can’t catch nice fish with chum. I seen the fish that was keepers and it was very bad catch. They can always say just didn’t do well today. That must get easier by the day to tell everyone that gets ripped off.

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  • Amy Means USA about 4 months ago

    Fishing Crew

    The crew was unfriendly and not helpful. They complained the entire time about how they hated their jobs and how hard they work. The long hours they work etc. people were asking questions and each answer was they didn’t know.

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  • Troy Pflueger USA about 4 months ago

    Poor

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  • Kevin Joiner USA about 4 months ago

    Poor

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  • Aldridge Maurer USA about 5 months ago

    Poor

    The crew was extremely rude, except for Alex. Tripshock had contacted the charter for me asking what the placement policy was and they stated it was first come first serve. I was the second person on the dock, 2 hours early. The first person was able to claim a spot on the stern. When I ask about claiming a spot on the stern they said no. The crew reserved it for their ... read more

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  • Tom Flanigan Alabama, USA about 5 months ago

    Poor

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  • Lionel Edwards USA about 5 months ago

    poor day of fishing

    I will never go out on that boat again, plus the captain was putting the boat on each reck that only those Fishman that was on the left rear were catching good fish everybody else got Scragglers

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