Destin, FL > Fishing Charters
01/27/2021 ~ 02/01/2021

Deep Sea Fishing Charter Aboard The Sweet William III

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Venture out to sea for a fishing journey of epic proportions aboard the Sweet William III. From 4 hour trips to multi-day marlin excursions, the Sweet William does it all. A family-friendly charter aboard a clean and spacious vessel, this is your chance to catch the biggest fish in the Gulf of Mexico!

Activity Highlights
  • Target king & Spanish mackerel, sharks, triggerfish, grouper, snapper and More
  • Spacious charter fit for family and group excursions
  • Expert Captain and Crew put you in position to succeed
  • Bait, tackle, ice and fishing license included

Duration: 4 Hrs. - 1.5 Days.

What's Included
  • Bait and tackle
  • Fishing license
  • Fully equipped boat
  • Ice and bags
  • Fish filleting
What to bring
  • Hat or visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Wash cloths
  • 6 pack cooler
  • Food and beverages
  • Camera
  • Must be at least 18 to reserve this charter.
  • This activity is not recommended for children under 3 and expectant mothers.
  • The boat is U.S. Coast Guard approved for 6 passengers.
  • Glass bottles or other glass items prohibited on the boat.
  • Absolutely no GPS devices will be allowed on the boat.
Additional information
  • Longer trip variations than what is bookable online are available however customers must call to book these longer trips.
  • The boat is equipped with bathroom, comfortable cabin, and CD with AM/FM radio.
  • For children between the ages of 3-7, life jackets are available but it is recommended that for your bring your own for more comfort.
  • Customers will be fishing a 1989 39’ Dawson cruiser.
  • The captain may be required to catch live bait during your trip that may impact trip time. This is customary and part of the fishing experience.
  • The captain or mate will fillet and bag any fish that the customer catches on the trip. Please tip appropriately for this service.
  • 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.
  • 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 captains discretion. Trip will either reschedule or be refunded to the customer.
  • Gratuity of 20% is customary for crew.
  • Public parking is available for a fee.

Is your target species in season? Check for more info.

Types of Fishing

Bottom Fishing: The most common of fishing techniques, used to catch fish that are found near the sea floor.

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.

Reservation Requirements

Customers that cancel at least 24 hours prior to arrival will be refunded in full less $100 cancel fee plus $5 service fee. Cancellations less than 24 hours prior to arrival are not eligible for refund 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. No refunds will be given once the customer boards the boat. No shows will not be refunded.


210 EAST HWY 98, Destin, FL 32541, USA

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Deep Sea Fishing Charter Aboard The Sweet William III

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Great time

about 1 year ago
It was great. Captain Bill and first mate Kirk we're knowledgeable and helped us every step of the way. Captain caught us a mahi mahi. All around great trip and we'd book with them again.
Daniel H

Sweet William III was a AWESOME Choice!!

about 1 year ago
Captain Bill and deckhand Curt was simply amazing. We took an 8 hour trip and went out about 30 miles out. We caught Mingos, Black Snapper, white snapper. We did catch some Red Snapper and Trigger fish but these were not in season so we had a some catch and release going on as well. We even reeled in a BULL Shark. It took several people reeling him in, he made it up to the boat, but got loose as he approached the back of the boat.A Big Thank you to Captain Bill and Deckhand Curt for making our fishing experience simply wonderful! I will be fishing with this captain again for sure!!! and also a BIG Thank you to Tripshock for booking me this charter and making it all happen!
Stephanie M

Waste of money

about 3 years ago
For starters, I own a 33 foot boat. I've captained large parties before. So I know a bit about this. I've also been on many deep sea fishing excursions. Our Captain was terrible. He didn't once say a word to us. He didn't introduce himself, didn't point out where the life jackets where, didn't even so much as look at us. And his deck hand was 17 years old and super green. Every once in a while, the Captain duck out of the bridge to yell at his helper about the rigs not being set correctly. To be fair, it was pouring rain and we had 10 foot swells to deal with. A major storm had been in place for about 12 hours. But the simple fact is that the Captain should have called off the trip. It was me and my three boys...ages 11, 9, and 7. We had no business being out there...and the Captain knew it. And judging by his older appearance, he knew there was no chance we'd catch a thing...which happened to be the case. We got tossed around for 2.5 hours...and I had to call it early because it was too dangerous with the rain, wind and swells. We got two bites the entire time and my boys didn't once even touch a fishing rod. $750...and didn't touch a rod on a fishing trip...what a colossal let down. It was a total joke and complete waste of $750. I will be sure to tell everyone one I know about this experience, the captain, and tripshock.
Kevin C


about 3 years ago
Been coming to this area the last 6 years and doing fishing trips. They were fair to awful. We hit the jackpot this year w Sweet William Boat Charters. Crew was excellent, helpful and knew where to go to get the fish. Caught several fish including a 50 lb Cobia. Will definately come back to Sweet William!!
LaJune M