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 medicines like dramamine or bonine for precaution.
  • 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? 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. 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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Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat in Destin. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip. Only TripShock! customers may leave reviews. Please login to your reservation to post your review.

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Review of Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat in Destin

  • Andrew Weaver USA Jun 28 2018 11:17am

    Captain was very negative, bordering on threatening, in his instructions. Made degrading remarks to anyone whose tipping he didn't think was sufficient. Boat was crowded with lots of smokers you couldn't get away from. Fishing was OK. Took two hours to reach fishing spot and two to get back which greatly reduced fishing time. Crew was very helpful and nice.

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  • Kim Rygg Alabama, USA about 4 days ago

    Will take boat out in unfavorable conditions

    This trip is NOT for beginners. When I read the reviews it sounded like it would be a fun family fishing trip. The crew were very unfriendly and seemed bothered when asked for assistance. The swells were so bad that you could hardly stand yet fish. I caught a small fish that I could have caught over a bridge and we were an hour out. At one point there were about 1/3 of the passengers that were sick because of the rocky boat. When asked if these were very favorable conditions the captain replied that they couldn’t go out the past 2 days so they had to go out today. I am saddened that they felt like moey was more important than our safety or our experience.

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  • Bruce Johnson USA about 5 days ago

    Weather

    Wild ride, weather made meny on the boat seasick including me but the crew and captain still made it a fun experience. The captain handed the ruff seas with experience of a true professional and at no time did I feel in danger even in the wost of the storm. Lots of fish were caught and the crew was very helpful in knowing what was in season and size limits.

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  • Kenny Rodgers Alabama, USA about 5 days ago

    Good

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  • Nancy Bias-smart USA about 5 days ago

    Illinois gulf ocean breeze

    the weather was bas but overall we have a wonder time.the staff was wonder and we caught fish.

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  • Amos Adkins USA about 6 days ago

    Good time

    The fishing trip was good, the weather was bad, but we made the most of it. My son and I caught 15 fish, 11 were keepers. Our deck hand was great. They were all very helpful, at the end of the day, we left with great memories and a pretty good bag of fish. I would definitely do it again.

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  • Cody Harper USA about 7 days ago

    Should have never stayed out fishing

    Day started out rough and got worse. Capt should have never tried to keep us out. Couldn’t keep the boat still to fish over the reefs. Twice was the bot almost on its side. A guy that was in my group had a rod and reel fall on his head while in the cabin and took a decent size gash. To be clear we were on Tropical Wind and NOT Gulf Breeze

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  • Ronald Card USA about 7 days ago

    Excellent

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  • Nick Polizzi USA about 7 days ago

    Miserable and very little time fishing

    This was one of the most miserable things I’ve ever got up early for and paid for. We were soaked from head to toe especially coming back!... read more

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  • Management Response, about 7 days ago

    Thank you for booking with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. It definitely sounds like weather had a lot to do with your overall experience, so I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy. Olin Marler is actually our most popular party boat offered on our site and take pride in their crew and equipment. They are also the most experienced party boat offered from the Destin harbor, so I assure you that the captain was doing his best to position the boat where the fish were biting. Although....it's still fishing, so there is never a guarantee of a great catch. We have shared your feedback with them and will re-visit how we have the travel time there/back listed on our site as we don't want anyone to feel that they have been mislead. Again, thank you for booking with us an hope...

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    Thank you for booking with us and for taking the time to share your feedback. It definitely sounds like weather had a lot to do with your overall experience, so I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy. Olin Marler is actually our most popular party boat offered on our site and take pride in their crew and equipment. They are also the most experienced party boat offered from the Destin harbor, so I assure you that the captain was doing his best to position the boat where the fish were biting. Although....it's still fishing, so there is never a guarantee of a great catch. We have shared your feedback with them and will re-visit how we have the travel time there/back listed on our site as we don't want anyone to feel that they have been mislead. Again, thank you for booking with us an hope you enjoyed your overall visit to Destin. Respectfully, TripShock! Guest Service Manager

  • Jessie Patterson Alabama, USA about 8 days ago

    Ok

    Too many people on the boat. Tangled a lot after carefully following the directions of the crew. Was not thrilled with my total catch. I like the snapper rules of the boat, ie, boat limit and not per person limit unless all fishing persons catch their two snappers.

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  • Management Response, about 7 days ago

    Thanks for booking with us and for sharing your experience! Red snapper season definitely is a favorite for anglers, so we do see the party boats at full capacity. I assure you, however, that the number of people on board is actually below the boat's limit. While the crew definitely works hard to make sure lines are untangled, sometimes the conditions just make them work a bit harder to ensure everyone has a good time. Next time you might want to consider a private charter OR the same company offers a semi-private trip which limits the number of people to 15 so there is a lot more elbow room. I hope that you enjoyed your visit and that we see you next time! TripShock! Guest Service Manager

  • Elizabeth Baker USA about 8 days ago

    Captain knew his stuff

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

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