The Boat


26 foot Mako

Destin Florida Sport Fishing does not own a fleet of boats. Just the same one that has been meticulously maintained for years. The "Sea Reaper" is a custom restored 26 foot center console Mako with a completely foam filled hull for ultimate safety and designed with fishing in mind. It has more square foot fishing space than many boats twice its size. This space allows for maximum comfort while its stability and low freeboard allows for easier management of large game fish.

With a beam of 8 feet, a draft of 18 inches, and 360 degrees of fishability the Sea Reaper has all the benefits of a backwater flats boat without sacrificing comfort, spaciousness, and safety for offshore fishing 35 miles out.

The Sea Reaper is not the fastest, biggest or most luxurious boat on the water. It doesn't have an air-conditioned salon with a microwave or flat screen TV. There is no stereo, X-box, or Nintendo on board. This fishing boat was designed with ONE thing in mind:

Fishability!

26 Foot Mako Fully Restored

The vessel is a 1980, 26 Mako refinished in 2015, with everything completely rebuilt and redone with safety and dependability in mind. This refit included all new electrical wire, terminals, and associated fittings, and devices. All new plumbing including hoses, pumps, and clamps. Basically, everything was made new including a complete hardware refit and both engines rebuilt with the safty and dependability for the customer in mind.

Electronics

The vessel is equipped with state of the art dual electronics for navigation and fishfinding in deep water and extreme conditions. Having dual electronics means your trip won't be cancelled 20 miles from shore for a device failure.

Night Fishing

The entire boat has been completely lighted for night fishing. As anyone knows when fishing at night every task is more difficult, from baiting hooks to tying hooks, netting fish to gaffing fish etc. But night time also provides some excellent opportunities to catch fish as well as provide welcomed relief from the summer heat. Night fishing for Sharks, Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Flounder is easy with abundant cooler space, large seats, and plenty of light including the illuminated bait wells.

Destin Florida Sport Fishing Charters

Destin Florida Sport Fishing serves all of Choctawhachee Bay including the surrounding cities of Navarre Beach, Panama City, Fort Walton Beach, Shalimar, and Destin, Florida. Defuniak Springs and Crestview are just a short drive away. Destin is home to world-renowned sport fishing and the Florida Gulf coast is home to the world's whitest beaches and emerald clear waters. Let Destin Florida Sport Fishing Charters help you make the memory of a lifetime!

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Private Fishing Charters

We offer Private charters not split party trips. Private Charters offer fishermen the privacy of having the whole boat to themselves for 1-6 passengers. The only people on the charter boat, other than you and your party, will be the captain. Private fishing charters are great because you are in charge of the trip. If you decide that you want to stop and watch a dolphin, the captain will be accommadate you. As you can see, private charters are all about what customers want. You are in control, please discuss your options with the Captain the night before your trip. Depending on the length of your private fishing charter, you might choose to bottom fish or troll. Some people do both. Either way, thats just one of the benefits of a private charter boat. Just let us know how many people are in your party and tell us when you want to fish and how many hours you want. We will do the rest.

Remember to book early!

Also remember all trips can be adjusted for time, we will work with you. Keep in mind the longer the trip you take the more likely you will catch the fish you want, although not guaranteed. Refunds will be issued for cancellations made by the Captain or if you cancel within 10 days! A 20% gratuity is mandantory with all trips, our captains work very hard for you. Deposits are $160, $150 Goes toward your trip with a $10 service charge. Cancellations by customers with less than a 10 day phone call notice and no shows at the dock by customers on the day of the fishing trip will be charged to their credit card the full amount of the charter slot they have reserved. When you reserve a fishing trip, we do not book anyone else for that time slot.

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    (850) 396 2764
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  • Address:
    Destin Harbor
    Destin, Fl 32937
    United States