Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Destin Gills for Thrills

Where does Destin Gills for Thrills fish?

We fish the Destin, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, Shalimar.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include 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.

Where in Destin, FL to we meet our guests?

We meet at Two Georges Marina( 100 Old Ferry Rd, Shalimar, FL 32579, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.