Enjoy Fishing in Destin, Florida with Captain Jim

Head Boat
92 ft
80 Guests

About This Boat

Enjoy Destin, Florida by boat!

Where Catching a Fish is more than a Wish!

Go fishing in Destin, Florida on a 92 ft "American Spirit" Head Boat for $85 per person for 8 hours. Boat comes with rod, reels, bait and tackle.

The American Spirit is the largest fishing vessel in the destin fleet. It is 92 feet long and US coast guard approved for 149 passengers, but the most we will fish is 80 because it's the most we can fish comfortably.

The spirit is operated by captain Jim green, a lifelong destin resident and professional fisherman for over 20 years in destin waters. The spirit offers a full galley for your comfort and convenience. The spirit offers a full galley for your comfort and convenience.the american spirit is e.p.a. certified tier ii emissions. Smokeless diesels your fishing and our environmental enjoyment.


Summer Trips - May to August:

• For 6 Hour Trips (7:00 am to 1:00 pm)

  • Adults: $65
  • Children 12 and under: $35
  • Boat Riders: $35

• For 4 Hour Trips
(2:00 pm to 6:00 pm)

  • Adults: $45
  • Children 12 and under: $25
  • Boat Riders: $25

• For 8 Hour Trips
(7:00 am to 3:00 pm)

  • Adults: $85
  • Children 12 and under: $45
  • Boat Riders: $45

Special Excursions:

• Have a wedding on the water!

Ever think about having your special day on the water? Well if you haven't, start! Set sail and start your adventure together while cruising on the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico! Capture your wedding kiss as the dusk falls and dine beneath the stars! Contact us for more information regarding prices and dates!

• Private Sunset Cruises:

Enjoy a private cruise in the Gulf of Mexico and watch the sun sink beneath the sea. This is a great little outing for the family to relax as well as seeing a truly beautiful sun set that you can only experience in the gulf. This is also great as a date for you and your significant other. Cuddle up in each others arms and have a romantic evening beneath the stars! Contact us for information regarding prices and times!


  • Type: Head Boat
  • Capacity: 80 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Length: 92 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 1 Day Prior

Rental Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions:

• How far offshore are we going?

  • The length of the trip dictates how far out you will travel. A 4 hour trip will be anywhere from 8 - 10 miles out but a 6 hour trip will be 15 + miles out.

• How deep are the waters that we will be fishing in? 

  • There is a lot of factors that determine how deep of waters you will be fishing in. Some of these factors include the length of the trip, the type of structure that is at the bottom of the ocean, and where the captain decides to fish.

• What should I wear?

  • Expect to get stinky and dirty during your fishing trip. You'll be reeling in fish so fast you'll be wiping those baity hands on your clothes just get back down in the ocean to catch another one!

• Do I need to bring food?

  • We have a fully stocked galley with breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages available for you to purchase. 

• I don't know if I get sea sick, should I still take Dramamine?

  • It would be wise to take Dramamine if you aren't sure if you get sea sick or not. Take one Dramamine the night prior to your fishing trip and than another an hour before you board the vessel. Taking Dramamine the night before is proven to to work more efficiently.

• What kind of fishing will be catching?

  • Our target fish are vermilion snapper, various species of porgies, lane snapper, and amberene. When in season we do fish for red snapper and trigger fish. We also catch the occasional red grouper, gag grouper, king mackerel or wahoo.

• What time should I arrive?

  • Please arrive 15 - 30 minutes prior to departure.

• How much should I tip the mates?

  • 15 to 20% customary.

• Do I get to keep my fish?

  • Yes, you can keep the fish you catch as long as it's in season and legal size limit. After the boat docks, the mates take the fish down to the cleaning table to be cleaned, cut, and bagged just for you.

• What type of bait will be fishing with?

  • Squid and Boston Mackerel. The mates will cut the bait for you prior to the first stop.


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Fishing gear
  • Fish Finder
  • Bait
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Dodger
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • GPS
  • Head

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