Hit the Gulf of Mexico with one of the premier party boat fishing outfitters in Destin. The Swoop's captain and crew will lead you to the best deep sea fishing spots using state of the art technology and old fashioned fish finding techniques. Party boat fishing is perfect for large groups and all ages, making this trip an exciting and affordable option while visiting the Emerald Coast.

Activity Highlights

  • Deep sea fishing trip departing from Harborwalk Village
  • Target snapper, grouper, triggerfish, and more
  • Perfect for first-timers or budget travelers
  • Large groups are welcome

What's Included

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

What to bring

  • Wash cloth for cleaning fish muck
  • Hat or visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Small cooler with ice, food, and drinks
  • Camera

Restrictions

  • Children under 6 are not permitted.
  • Expectant mothers welcome with physician approval.
  • Persons with disabilities must consult their physician prior to booking.
  • Customer must be at least 18 to fish without parental consent.
  • The boat needs a minimum of 15 passengers to depart.
  • Bananas are not permitted on the boat.
  • Glass bottles or 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 is available on-site for a fee.
  • The crew will fillet and bag any fish that the customer catches on the trip. Please tip the crew appropriately for all the hard work they do on the trip.
  • Boats are Coast Guard approved up to 40 passengers.
  • 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.
  • You will travel approximately 20-30 miles out to sea. It takes up to an hour and a half to get to first fishing spot.
  • The boat will sometimes experience movement and those who are prone to motion sickness are asked to take dramamine or bonine for precaution.
  • Handicap services are sometimes 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 gulf is unfavorable for fishing, the trip will be rescheduled.

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.

Trolling: A method of fishing where one or more fishing lines, baited with lures or bait fish, are drawn through the water behind a boat. Each paid person will take turns reeling in the fish.

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

Cancellation policy

Customer must cancel 48 hour prior to the trip time in order to receive a full refund minus a $5 fee. Cancellations received less than 48 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..), we 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. All no shows on the day of the trip will not be refunded. 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. We don't always fish in calm conditions! Please inquire with our staff prior to arrival to verify sea conditions. No refunds will be given once the customer boards the boat.

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  • Vincent Lunsford USA about 12 days ago

    No fish

    We are local and take a trip every year for my birthday with a group of guys. This is our first time on Swoop. It was a holiday, but we didn’t catch much. The captain didn’t put us over any fish, then there was a kid filleting the fish, he did a horrible job and left a ton of bones in it. So what little we got wasn’t even enough for all the guys on the trip and when we cooked it for our fish fry you had nothing but bones. Wasted trip and money, we had to stop and buy more fish on the way home for our fish fry.

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  • Paul Spivey USA about 12 days ago

    Slightly disappointed

    My opinion was boat was crowded. And we were not carried to places to were their was enough fish so was a bit disappointing..but overall nice ride out to sea..thanks

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  • Tae Choo Buford, Georgia, USA about 14 days ago

    Excellent

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  • Clea Lauderdale USA about 14 days ago

    Good stingers of fish and your fish cleaning was fast

    Dont forget your stringer name and get you a motion patch so you will fish the whole time

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  • Tanya Manwiller USA about 14 days ago

    Boys fishing trip

    Deck hands were helpful, Captain tried to keep us on the fish, James was awesome, would definitely go back

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  • Alicia Stricklin USA about 16 days ago

    Great time

    It was the best time we had in destin, that's all we have talked about since then and can't wait to do it again

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  • Jennifer koch USA about 17 days ago

    Excellent

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  • Robert Jones USA about 17 days ago

    Excellent

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  • Rhonda Huth USA about 19 days ago

    Excellent

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  • Diego Velasquez USA about 20 days ago

    Tk

    Really nice! The guys are super professionals Thank you so much Los veo pronto

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