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Fishing with Kids - A Child Friendly Fishing Charter

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Treat the whole family to a Child-Friendly Fishing Charter! These kid-focused fishing trips are designed to introduce children to the excitement of saltwater fishing. The captain will take his time to explain the different types of fish and gear. Kids will have the opportunity to catch fish and enjoy quality time with their loved ones on the water! Reel in this Destin fishing deal today!

Activity Highlights

  • Primarily a catch and release fishing charter
  • Provides an educational and engaging experience for children
  • Great introductory to fishing and boating for children of all ages
  • Choice of 2 or 3-hour charter

What's Included

  • Bait and tackle
  • Fishing license
  • Experienced captain
  • Fully equipped boat
  • Ice and bags
  • Fish filleting
  • Ice

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (20%)

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Customers can bring a small cooler with food and beverages, please no glass.

Restrictions

  • Because of U.S. Coast Guard regulations, Captain only takes 4 people maximum, regardless of age and if they will be fishing or not.
  • Must be at least 18 to reserve this charter.
  • No glass!!

Additional information

  • There are no bathrooms on board, but the captain is close enough to shore to make a pit stop if needed.
  • All trips are inshore fishing trips on calm waters that are kid-friendly.
  • Customers will be fishing a 22 foot Cape Horn 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 other glass 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, and sheepshead.
  • If it rains, charters will still go out fishing. 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.
  • Due to the nature of fishing, these trips will tend to be catch and release trips.

Trip Age Recommendations

  • 2 hour trip - Ages 3-7
  • 3 hour trip - Ages 8-13

Cancellation policy

Customer may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date and time 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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Review of Fishing with Kids - A Child Friendly Fishing Charter

  • Bobby Reed Alabama, USA Jul 21 2019 11:24am

    This was our 2nd trip with Rodeo Joe & it did not disappoint! He is so patient & answered ALL of our boys questions. We caught lots of fish and several of them right off the bat! It was such a fun, memorable, & very enjoyable experience that we look forward to doing again on our next visit! Thank you Joe!

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  • Diana Seeley USA about 2 months ago

    Not Kid Friendly

    Pretty disappointed in our trip yesterday (Sept 2019). When we boarded the boat the captain never introduced himself or asked our names, throughout our 2 hour trip he barely made any conversation at all. We booked this trip for our 3 year old son, who loves fishing at home. Not sure what about this trip was supposed to be kid friendly. The captain was kind, but not overly friendly or entertaining for our son. There was nothing that was geared towards a kid. He got bored and fell asleep towards the end. My husband was pretty disappointed we didn't catch our first fish until the last 30 minutes of our trip. In total we ended up catching 8 small fish (catfish, lady fish) in that last 30 minutes. On the bright side, we did see 2 dolphins and a sea turtle which was cool.

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  • kelcee USA about 1 year ago

    Kids inshore fishing

    The guide never even asked us our names. Never introduced himself or tried to make conversation. We didn’t really catch any fish which is not his fault at all. But at least try and make it fun for the kids even if they are not catching fish. He had no people skills at all. If your going to take kids out to fish at least know how to make it fun for them. Catching fish or not catching fish.

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