Locals often refer to Destin as "the world's luckiest fishing village" with good reason. Destin is unique among Gulf Coast towns in that deep water is within a half hour of its shores, making deep sea fishing a favorite activity. Whether you're fishing for red snapper, grouper, amberjack, flounder or trout, you'll find that Destin is truly an angler's paradise. Destin is also home to one of the largest deep-sea charter boat fleets in the U.S. Let one of Destin's experienced charter boat captains take you on the fishing trip of a lifetime.
Crab Island is the hot spot in Destin to anchor a boat, visit with friends, and cavort in the surf on a hot summer's day.
Did you know that the Gulf Coast offers some of the best fishing in the world? See our guide to learn what's biting month by month.
Destin isn't known as 'The World's Luckiest Fishing Village' for nothing. Read about inshore, offshore, beach and jetty fishing.