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Fishing with Kids - A Child Friendly Fishing Charter

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 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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Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Fishing with Kids - A Child Friendly Fishing Charter. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip. Only TripShock! customers may leave reviews. Please login to your reservation to post your review.

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  • Donavon Fowler USA about 19 hours ago

    Excellent

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  • Adam Palmer Knoxville, Tennessee, USA about 4 days ago

    Fine

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  • Adam Wilburn Alabama, USA about 7 days ago

    Awesome

    Couldn’t have had a better experience. It was awesome.

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  • Tracie Reddy USA about 9 days ago

    Amazing time

    Capt Joe was amazing!! Very kid friendly and everyone enjoyed the experience. Highly recommend!

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  • Dan Rush Alabama, USA about 11 days ago

    Nailed it!!!

    Captain Joe was awesome! I have been wanting my kids to love fishing as much as I do, but at 12 & 14, let’s just say they haven’t developed the patience for it yet! After they both landed 22+ lb Redfish, they are hooked!! Thank you so much Captain Joe...you nailed it! Awesome Trip!

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  • Jenna Bryant Alabama, USA about 13 days ago

    Good

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  • Randall Parrott USA about 19 days ago

    6 yr old grandson

    Took my 6 yr old grandson for his first fishing trip. We had smooth water and of course he caught all 14 fish which was plenty in the short timespan we had available. Capt. Joe was super as he was very attentive to catching something quick so the excitement didn’t fade. I was surprised to see my grandson throwing out the chum with delight and the look on his face with his first fish landed was worth every penny. We then took home some mackerel filets, broiled them, ate it all. Super trip!

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  • Dessi Rochester Alabama, USA about 27 days ago

    Amazing Trip

    Just enough time out with the the kids. Captain Joe told us all sorts of fun fishing stories and he interacted with the kids great! Definitely will book again when we are in town again

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  • Richard Newlin Alabama, USA about 1 month ago

    This is a must if you have kids

    I would recommend anyone with kids to go out with Capt. Joe. We had an amazing time and he put us on the fish. We can’t wait to come back next year so we can fish with Capt. Joe again.

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  • Kristine Walter USA about 2 months ago

    Cloudy Catch

    Captain Joe didn’t give up when we were not catching anything. He kept moving to a new location until finally the fish started hitting! My boys were thrilled when they caught a puffer fish, red snapper, ruby lip and a remora. Joe was patient and calm which is great for kids! It was a cloudy, cool day, but a great day for fishing! The 2 hours went really fast!!! Next time we may do a longer trip! Thanks Joe!

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