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Sweet Jody Fishing

210 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
+1 850-650-2500
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Great boat and crew.

Just returned from an outstanding fishing trip. We had 20+, 3-5 pound Mingo Snapper. Capt. Cliff... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
tjtango
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Shalimar, Florida
Awesome Fishing!

While on vacation in Destin was reading reviews for party boats & ran across Sweet Jody. Went on a... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
razorbackfan11111
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Rogers, Arkansas
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Family Owned & Operated Deep Sea Fishing fun for the family with Capt Cliff Cox, the most experienced headboat Capt in Destin. DEEP SEA FISHING in Destin Florida, the World's Luckiest Fishing Village! Sweet Jody is 56 feet and can carry up to 40 people fishing. About Captain Cliff Cox: Cliff Cox, Sr. was born and raised in Destin. As a young boy, he was fascinated with fishing and the work down on the docks. At age 8, he began helping local mates with boat and fish cleaning. By age 12, he was working on various fishing boats and apprenticed under some of Destin’s greatest fishing legends. At age 20, he obtained his Captain's license. Capt Cliff ran several boats in Destin and in Louisiana before buying the Sweet Jody business in the 1980’s. He has been the Captain of the Sweet Jody for 32 years, and has a loyal following of avid fisherman. His excellence in this field has won him the title of Captain of the Year for many years. “My favorite part of being a Captain of Sweet Jody is seeing the smiles of my customers, especially when they catch their first fish or a BIG fish!” –Capt Cliff
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210 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Just returned from an outstanding fishing trip. We had 20+, 3-5 pound Mingo Snapper. Capt. Cliff did a great job putting us on the fish!

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

While on vacation in Destin was reading reviews for party boats & ran across Sweet Jody. Went on a 8 hour trip on July 1st & was not disappointed. The fishing was awesome. Caught lots of red snapper - fish were caught at every stop....More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Overall a very good fishing outing. It,s easy to be critical, but I hope it will be constructive for the Cap and crew. They put out containers of bait , and it is pretty good bait, but toward the last few stops it is getting...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

This was our (Dad & brother) third trip (1/2 day) on the Sweet Jody in 4 years. This has become our party boat of choice and the crew and Captain are incredible. The seas were very rough on this day, but the Captain did a...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

Outstanding party boat fishing. Captain Cliff Cox stopped at four different spots to be sure we were able to catch fish. The boat was clean and above all the crew was very helpful to all of our needs and questions. Hats off to Chad the...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Sweet Jody Fishing was an awesome experience! We had a great time fishing and each group on board caught fish. The deck hands were very knowledgeable, patient and eager to help. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is one of only three party boat operations that I recommend to people. Sweet Jody is a very well-run boat, with the best skipper in the Destin fleet. I've fished on this boat, with this skipper dozens of times, and I've never had a...More

Thank RavenATB
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

enjoyed the whole trip. Left port at 9am and returned at 5 pm. Came back with a full stringer of fish. Plus had to toss a few back. Plenty of room on this boat for all to fish comfortably. The captain knew where the fish...More

Thank Ranger53
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great Trip aboard the Sweet Jody. Nice mix of first timers and local regulars, several of whom were more than happy to help out their fellow anglers which tells you a lot about the friendly atmosphere and high regard these anglers have for the Sweet...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Not at all like you see on the fishing shows but I loved every minute. I am sure they offer different packages for certain types of fish but the bottom fishing was just great. We caught red snapper, white snapper, strawberry grouper. The staff went...More

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dwils0n86
12 March 2017|
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Response from SweetJodyFishing | Property representative |
Thank you for reaching out to us! Destin is a great place for families Our calendars with pricing are posted to our Facebook page, along with many pics and videos of our fishing trips and catches! (search Sweet Jody Fishing... More
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tensshelly
13 January 2017|
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Response from Wennifer2013 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a boat but I am sure you can find a charter almost anywhere.
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301pam
19 December 2015|
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Response from Matt S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is all rail fishing but the bench is close enough I'm sure they could find a way to make it work. The owner and crew are great and will help where they can.
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