Come and explore some of the best fisheries in the world out of Destin with The Soggy Bottom II. Captains JJ Botelho and Adam Schroeder are both experts in fishing the local waters, and they’ll make sure to take you to all the best spots in the area!

You’ll be fishing aboard a 22’ Cape Horn center console boat powered by a single 225 HP Yamaha engine. It can accommodate up to 5 passengers. The boat has the standard navigational electronics, including a Garmin GPS, a fishfinder as well as a VHF radio.

The Soggy Bottom is a locally owned and operated fishing charter. Specializing in customizable bay, gulf, and inshore fishing excursions, all these charters take place on the waterways of the captain’s hometown.

The tackle on board consists of Shimano and Quantum rods and reels, as well as appropriate spinning rods for bottom fishing. Capt. Adam utilizes a variety of bait depending on the season and the species you’d like to target.

Many refer to Destin as the world’s luckiest fishing village, and the captains are committed to showing you why. You’ll target Redfish, Speckled Sea Trout, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Flounder, Kingfish, Amberjack, Cobia, Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, and many other species, depending on the season.

Since they are confident in their ability to put you on fish, Soggy Bottom also offers a Catch Fish Guarantee or you get an extra hour added to your trip for free. Your fish will be cleaned at the end of the trip for your convenience. All you need to bring is some drinks, snacks, and sunscreen.

Get ready for a fishing adventure of a lifetime, join The Soggy Bottom II, and make some unforgettable memories in Destin waters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Viaje Privado
    Afternoon Bay/Gulf Charter (PM)
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 1:00 PM
    $700
    This is an afternoon bay or gulf fishing charter. The departure time is flexible, so contact your captain in advance. This trip is also available on 5 or 6-hour charters. Keep in mind gulf fishing is weather dependent. Safety always comes first so if the seas are rough, you'll stay in the bay. All you need to bring is some snacks and drinks, all the fishing equipment will be provided.
  • Viaje Privado
    Morning Trip *Capt. Recommended*
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 6:00 AM
    $825
    This is a 5-hour fishing charter in either the bay or the gulf, depending on the sea conditions and your preference. The Captain will contact you a few days ahead of time to discuss where the bite is best, and what the weather forecast looks like for the day you've reserved. Safety comes first so if the seas are rough, you'll fish the bay. Price includes everything you need for the day, all you are responsible for is your drinks, snacks, and sunscreen. *CATCH FISH GUARANTEE OR AN EXTRA HOUR FREE!
  • Viaje Privado
    Shark Fishing Charter
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    5 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 5:30 AM
    $825
    This is a Shark fishing charter for those who like to chase a thrill! We target several different species of Shark ranging from 3 feet to sometimes over 10 feet! We know how to put you on some good Shark fishing, and if you like catching monsters this is the trip for you! This trip is also available at night!
  • Viaje Privado
    Morning 6 Hour Fishing Charter
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    6 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 5:30 AM
    $990
    This is a 6-hour fishing charter in either the bay, or the gulf. The Captain will contact you a few days ahead of time to discuss where the bite is best, depending on the weather conditions. Everything you need for the day, including your fish being cleaned at the end of the trip along with ice to keep them cold on the way home, will be provided! All you need to bring is some drinks, snacks, and sunscreen. *CATCH FISH GUARANTEE OR AN EXTRA HOUR FREE!
  • Viaje Privado
    Full Day Trip – Bay/Gulf Charter
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    8 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 5:30 AM
    $1,320
    This is an 8-hour fishing charter in either the bay or the gulf, depending on the weather. The Captain will contact you a few days before the trip to discuss where the bite is best, and what the weather will be like for the day you've reserved. Safety comes first, so if the seas are rough, you'll fish the bay. The captain will provide everything you need for the day, all you are responsible for is your drinks, snacks, and sunscreen. CATCH FISH GUARANTEE OR AN EXTRA HOUR FREE!
  • Viaje Privado
    The Best of Both Worlds!
    Cancelación GRATIS 14 días de aviso
    10 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 5:30 AM
    $1,400
    This is an all-day special charter for serious fishermen. Half of the trip will be spent in the Gulf of Mexico. Then we spend the rest of the time in the Choctawhatchee bay targeting big fish on light tackle! This is a long day so make sure to bring lots of drinks, sunscreen, snacks, and of course your lucky fishing hat!
Hay 7 personas mirando este charter.

Sobre el Captain

Jordan Smith
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Estados Unidos
Reportes de Pesca
364 Opiniones de los clientes
Tiempo de respuesta 7 horas
Miembro desde Marzo 2015
Destin's Ultimate Guide Service is a local company in Destin, Florida. It is operated by Captain JJ Botelho and Captain Adam Schroeder, who are both experts in fishing the local waters. Nothing makes their day more than taking others fishing, especially the kids, and watching their excitement when the bite happens and the fight is on!

Sobre este listado

Especies de Interés

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

Especificaciones del barco

Cape Horn (Center console) construido en 2004. Impulsado por 250HP Honda motor, con una velocidad máxima de crucero de 40 nudos.

Longitud
22 ft
Capacidad
6 personas

Tipos de Pesca

Pesca de Orilla
Pesca Cerca de la Costa
Pesca en Alta Mar
Pesca en Arrecife
Pesca de Naufragio
Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
Pesca Backcountry

Técnicas de Pesca

Equipo Ligero
Equipo Pesado
Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
Troleo
Spinning
Jigging
Pesca con Mosca
Drift Fishing
Pesca de Mar Profundo

Servicios

GPS
Localizador de peces
Vivero para la carnada
Nevera para la pesca
Sonar

El Viaje Incluye

Cañas, carretes y equipo
Carnada Viva
We Mostly fish with live baits
Señuelos
Limpieza y Fileteado
Licencia de Pesca

Política de Cancelación

Cancelación gratis hasta 14 días antes del viaje

Los clientes pueden cancelar o modificar su reserva hasta 14 días antes de la fecha del viaje sin cargo. Si el viaje se cancela o modifica después, o en caso de no presentarse, se cobrará el 100% del depósito.

Políticas

Traslado incluído en el precio
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Fort Walton Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Se permiten niños
We love kids!
Te quedas con la pesca
We will even clean them for you!
Se permite captura y liberación
Always fun to save fish for next time!

Pago

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

Cuando el capitán confirme tu viaje, FishingBooker cargará a su tarjeta de crédito un depósito del 10% para garantizar la reserva.

El saldo restante se pagará directamente al operador del charter en la fecha del viaje o antes en uno de los siguientes métodos de pago:

Efectivo
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Cheques
Al pagar el saldo restante con tarjeta de crédito, habrá un cargo adicional del 4%

Fort Walton Beach Calendario de Pesca

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Opiniones de los clientes

Calificación general
Excellent
4.7 / 5
de 5 estrellas de 252 reseñas
Barco
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experiencia
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Fotos de clientes (204)
Great trip
Great trip
Half day trip wit JJ
+201
Calificación del pescador
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Buena experiencia
91%
Capitán amigable
99%
Recomienda este charter
90%
Apto para niños
92%
Satisfecho con el barco
96%
Atrapé lo que quería
81%
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Brett S.
Madison, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
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Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
En general

Morning 5 hour trip

VERIFICADO   Morning Trip *Capt. Recommended* on Mayo 13, 2022
Had a blast with Cap. Tim and crew. Didnt get on vait like we would have likes to so the fishing wasnt prime. Hooked up a few...
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Randell D.
Vonore, TN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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July fishing trip

VERIFICADO   Morning Trip *Capt. Recommended* on Julio 8, 2022
Done the 5hr morning trip limited out on red snapper caught some mahi also good trip great guys would definitely go again
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Angie P.
Vicksburg, MS
Excellent
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Experiencia:
Excellent
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Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great trip

VERIFICADO   Morning Trip *Capt. Recommended* on Julio 25, 2022
These are great people! Good trip, we caught fish and had a great time. 10 out of 10 suggest.
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Tim G.
Cross Plains, WI
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Big Thumbs Up

VERIFICADO   Afternoon Bay/Gulf Charter (PM) on Marzo 31, 2022
Went on an afternoon trip with my son on March 31st following a Gale warning with 8 - 11 ft. waves and Captain Jordan was...
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Shawna E.
Crestview, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experiencia:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Barco
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Tripulación
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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September fishing trip

VERIFICADO   Morning Trip *Capt. Recommended* on Septiembre 10, 2022
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FAQs about The Soggy Bottom II

The Soggy Bottom II offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Afternoon Bay/Gulf Charter (PM) (4 hours)
  • $825 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Morning Trip *Capt. Recommended* (5 hours)
  • $825 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Shark Fishing Charter (5 hours)
  • $990 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Morning 6 Hour Fishing Charter (6 hours)
  • $1,320 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Bay/Gulf Charter (8 hours)
  • $1,400 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - The Best of Both Worlds! (10 hours)

When you book a trip with The Soggy Bottom II, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Localizador de peces
  • Vivero para la carnada
  • Nevera para la pesca
  • Sonar

Trips booked with The Soggy Bottom II include:
  • Cañas, carretes y equipo
  • Carnada Viva (We Mostly fish with live baits)
  • Señuelos
  • Limpieza y Fileteado
  • Licencia de Pesca

The Soggy Bottom II offers the following types of fishing:
  • Pesca de Orilla
  • Pesca Cerca de la Costa
  • Pesca en Alta Mar
  • Pesca en Arrecife
  • Pesca de Naufragio
  • Pesca en Aguas Poco Profundas
  • Pesca Backcountry

The Soggy Bottom II offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Equipo Ligero
  • Equipo Pesado
  • Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
  • Troleo
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Pesca con Mosca
  • Drift Fishing
  • Pesca de Mar Profundo

Top targeted fish species with The Soggy Bottom II include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Triggerfish (Gray)