Destin, FL Fish Species

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Common Questions


What kind of fish are in Destin?

Destin, Florida is known for its rich variety of fish species. Some of the most commonly caught fish in the area include Red Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, King Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna, and more!


What is the biggest fish in Destin?

Several large fish species can be found in the waters around Destin, but the biggest fish in the area is generally considered to be the Blue Marlin.


Is Destin good for fishing?

Yes, Destin is known as one of the top fishing destinations in the United States, and for good reason. With its location on the Gulf of Mexico, the waters around Destin are home to a wide variety of fish species, ranging from smaller inshore species to large game fish. 


A Destin Gills for Thrills Fishing Charter targets the top Destin, FL Fish species including Redfish in Destin! Not only are they relatively easy to locate, but they also provide an exciting challenge once hooked - these bad boys will put up quite the fight! From April through November, anglers can take advantage of some of the area’s most abundant marine species like amberjack, cobia, kingfish, mahi-mahi, red snapper, sailfish, Spanish mackerel, gag grouper, and more. . We primarily Fish the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, Shalimar.