Welcome to First Shot Fishing Charters


850-830-4129


    "If you are looking for Destin charter fishing or charter fishing in Destin Florida, you have arrived at the right place!! Destin Florida is aptly named,"The World's Luckiest Fishing Village" and is nestled away among white sand beaches and emerald green waters. This paradise is also home to Fort Walton Beach Native, Captain Mike Dates and First Shot Fishing Charters. Fishing the Destin area waters from 1969 to present, Captain Mike has the experience and know how to keep you busy. The inshore Gulf of Mexico has everything from the drag-screaming light tackle action of King Mackeral to the execellent table fare of Red Snapper and Grouper. Also available is Back country (back bay) fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish, flounder, and spanish mackeral. This is also light tackle rod bending action that will keep you and your family smiling. Captain Mike uses live bait in almost all situations to keep you catching the big ones, however, if you are an artificial bait fisherman or fly-fisherman...yes we do that too! Captain Mike will do everything in his power to make your Destin fishing experience is a memorable one and the highlight of your vacation. There are so many different fish to catch in this area, which one do you want to target?