Fishing with Kids - A Child Friendly Fishing Charter
Fishing with kids is a specially designed fishing charter that allows children to experience salt water fishing. The captain will educate children on fish species, tackle and rigging. Not to mention, they'll get to catch some fish and maybe even bring home a nice meal.
→ Choice of 2 or 3 hour charter.
→ Recommended for Children 4-17
→ US Coast Guard approved & insured Captain.
→ Bait, tackle, and fishing license included.
→ Educational experience for children who like fishing
Booking Details:Please bring with you the provided confirmation number (located on the voucher e-mailed to you after online purchase) and a valid drivers license for verification. Customers will meet the captain at the Harbor Walk Marina Fuel Docks located at 66 Harbor Boulevard Destin, FL 32541. Before arrival, please confirm departure date and time at least 48 hours prior to the trip. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to arrival for the safety briefing.
Charters are available year round. Departures are offered daily 12pm-5pm based on availability. Please check the "View pricing" button above for current schedule and pricing. It is best to reserve your charter at least 2 days in advance to avoid sellouts.
Duration: 2-3 Hrs.
Public parking is available at the Harborwalk Marina located at 66 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541. Once you park, head to the harbor where all the fishing boats are lined up.
● Bait and tackle
● Fishing license
● Experienced captain
● Fully equipped boat
● Ice and bags
● Fish filleting
● Gratuities (15-20%)
● Must be at least 18 to reserve this charter.
● The boat is coast guard approved for 4 passengers.
● Customers are asked to bring a hat, suntan lotion, food and beverages, sunglasses and camera. Do not bring a cooler because the captain has one on board for customers to put their food and beverages in.
● There are no bathrooms on board, but the captain is close enough to shore to make a pit stop if needed.
● Customers will be fishing a 22 foot Pathfinder Center Console Boat.
● The captain will fillet and bag any fish that the customer catches on the trip. Please tip appropriately for all the hard work that is done on the trip.
● There are no guarantees that the customer will catch the target species, but the captain has a very high success rate in finding and catching certain species.
● Glass bottles or items are prohibited on the boat
● The boat will stay close to shore and avoid any heavy wake areas.
● What you can expect to catch (depending on the season) is red fish, speckled trout, sheepshead, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, white snapper and black snapper.
● If it rains, charters will still go out fishing depending on the customer preference. However, if there is excessive fog, wind, or lightning, the trip will not go. Trips are always decided based on the captain's discretion. Trip will either reschedule or be refunded to the customer.
Customer may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be refunded unless the captain has to call off the trip due to inclement weather. In this case, another day will be scheduled or the customer may opt for a full refund. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.
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Acworth, Georgia, USA Apr 9 2014 12:43pm
Capt. Joe is the best! He took us out for a little over 2 hours and we caught some fish and had a boat load of fun (pun intended)! He filleted the Mackerel we caught and it was delicious! My kids (5, 9 and 13) had a blast and want to go back ASAP. Highly recommended.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Bryant, Arkansas, USA Nov 26 2013 11:51pm
Highly recommended for a family with kids. They will have a great time, as well as you.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
avon lake, Ohio, USA Aug 19 2013 08:13am
Rodeo Joe (RJ) showed us a great time!
Took my wife and twin daughters on this excursion. RJ was right on time, and very helpful and knowledgeable. When bad weather rolled in, he left in a safe and timely fashion and took us back to the harbor to wait it out, then took us back out to make sure we got all the time we paid for. We were very successful catching fish and got great pictures. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
McKinney, Texas, USA Aug 12 2013 12:11pm
We enjoyed the trip and my 2 sons were able to catch some fish!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Atlanta, Georgia, USA Aug 5 2013 09:14am
Great Kids Intro to Fishing
We went out with "Rodeo Joe" and it was the first time fishing for our 4 year olds (2 of them). Joe was very good about getting them setup and getting us to places to catch fish to keep them interested at their young age. It was great that he was focused on the kids' happiness.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Austin, Texas, USA Jun 25 2013 07:14am
Capt. Joe was great!
I took my 9, 6 and 4 year old and had a great time! A storm caused a break in our fishing and Capt Joe more than made up for the time. I will definitely come back!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Brandon, Mississippi, USA Jun 18 2013 08:37am
Kids Fishing Trip
Wanted to type up a quick review on the chartered fishing trip we took with Rodeo Joe and our two kids. He was the perfect host and we really enjoyed ourselves. The kids had a wonderful time and he was awesome with them and we are looking forward to booking again next year with Joe!!!!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Houston, Texas, USA Apr 8 2013 03:46pm
Great experience and so much fun for the kids!Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Prairieville, Louisiana, USA Apr 5 2013 07:14am
Enjoyed every minute of this trip. My kids had a great time. Can't wait visit again. Highy recommend this if you want spend time the family.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
Hannibal, Missouri, USA Aug 23 2012 04:59am
Fishing trip with Rodeo Joe
My husband and three children ages 6, 10 and 12 recently went on this fishing trip and had a great time. The original trip had to be rescheduled due to weather but Rodeo Joe worked with us on our schedule and got us rescheduled. When they went fishing the went on the 2 hour kid friendly trip and that it was. They each caught multiple fish some they got to keep and some they had to throw back. Rodeo Joe helped each kid and educated them on fish and how to fish. We would highly reccomend Rodeo Joe to anyone looking for a fishing trip with children. I am sure the non children trip is great also. It is a small boat and inland fishing but great for kids.Verified TripShock! Traveler Review
keone Mar 6 2014
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greg May 23 2013
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