Deep sea fishing is our heritage from whence the City of Destin sprang. This industry is directly responsible for Destin gaining
its reputation as The World's Luckiest Fishing Village. This distinction truly sets Destin apart from all the others and is a
reputation galvanized by the largest and best charter fishing fleet in the State of Florida. We are Hooked On Destin and charter
fishing 365 days a year... shouldn't you be!
-- Craig Barker, Destin Mayor
Welcome to Hooked on Destin
, the official website of the Destin Charter Boat Association
. Our site is dedicated to the
community, known as the "Luckiest Fishing Village in the World."
We're all about the heritage of charter fishing
. Here at our site you can find great information about the
Destin Fishing & History Museum
, the Destin Fishing Rodeo
and a constantly growing library of historical photos and stories of the Emerald Coast like those at
Be sure to check back frequently to our constantly changing resources, such as our frequently asked questions
about fishing, charters and what you need to bring, the best of fishing tips
and how to videos, delicious
using your favorite fish, and the latest news & updates
saltwater fishing and boating.
Can't tell the difference between a Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Cobia or Mackerel? We'll help you indentify
. Coming soon, we'll include action videos of these sportfish of the Emerald Coast. We will
also tell you what fish
you can count on catching on the day you board that Charter.
Whether you are a longtime bait caster or just getting started in the sport of fishing, Hooked On Destin
has something for
Review our growing collection of great photos
and videos of the Emerald Coast and use one
of the best calendar of events
you could imagine to plan your vacation trip to Destin, Florida
Our signature feature is our interactive map
of the Harbor-District area of Destin, the East Pass
and Holiday Isle. This map is linked to a active directory of the many fantastic businesses
of Destin and
the Emerald Coast. Need to find where something is in the Harbor District or surrounding areas? Find it using our
We're not just about fishing in Destin
and the Gulf of Mexico... we are all about Destin and its resort neighbors. The best
vacation homes and condominiums
, white sandy beaches, parks,
, water sports,
, souvenirs and
can all be found in the Destin Harbor District.
So enjoy your time with us... remember to come back to see what's new and
to let us know what you think. Your input will help us grow!