Best Places to Fish in Destin, Gulf Shores, Pensacola Beach, and More ~ Southern Vacation Rentals
Nothing says summer like fishing out on our beautiful blue waters. Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama’s beaches are a fisherman’s paradise since the waters are teeming with cobia, tuna, marlin, snapper, and more. Scheduling a fishing charter during a summer vacation is one of our favorite activities. No matter which of our areas you’re vacationing in, the opportunities for great fishing are endless! Read on below to discover some of the best places to fish in Destin, Orange Beach, Panama City Beach, and more.
Destin is known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” for a good reason! Surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay, the abundant waters are a fisherman’s paradise. With a number of fishing rodeos, tournaments, and more throughout the area, anglers are sure to be “hooked” after just one experience fishing in Destin’s waters! Here you’ll find cobia, grouper, amberjack, and more. Meanwhile, June is red snapper season, making summer the perfect time to fish in Destin! Hop aboard a charter boat to search for sailfish, blue marlin, and wahoo. Check out our Destin Gulf Coast Guide for some of our personal favorite fishing charters, too.
Panama City Beach
Fishermen of all skills will love exploring Panama City Beach’s abundant waters. Like 30A, Destin, and Fort Walton Beach, Panama City Beach is surrounded by the Gulf and Bay waters, offering you a variety of options whether you want to go fish from the shore or venture out a little further. Here, you’ll find the waters teeming with pompano, cobia, red snapper, blue marlin, Spanish mackerel, and trout. The area also hosts over 10 fishing tournaments annually, bringing in anglers from all over.