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Sweet Jody or Swoop

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Sweet Jody or Swoop

Hello All-

I've already scanned the great info on Destin fishing, but am posting this in case the title solicits any further specfic response. Want to take morning party fishing boat trip for dad and 8 yo son, and possibly 5 yo daughter. Prices are comparable, so thats not an issue. (Private charter is just beyond our budget) Anyone been on either, or both, and have any recommendations.

One possible distinction is that Sweet Jody allows 5 yo daughter, but Swoop is 6 and up. Not sure 5 yo would enjoy a 5 hour trip anyway.

Finally, I've already read in other posts that state,yes, you generally catch fish on these things. But, happy to hear about actual "catching" experiences on boat.

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1. Re: Sweet Jody or Swoop

I'd like to know an answer to this as well.

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2. Re: Sweet Jody or Swoop

Think you answered one question about being 6 and being out for five hours

As local I hear good things bout Swoop...

Keep in mind if alot of people on board expect a lot of time untanglinging lines......

Will you catch anything, on those ! Yes above average to very good you will.

They are baited small meaning don't expect to catch a 50lbfish

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3. Re: Sweet Jody or Swoop

Yeah - any time you're on a bigger fishing boat...you get a ton of tangled lines and not a lot of caught fish.

And, 6 hours is going to be a long time for your son, too.

If your husband really wants to fish - he should probably go on a smaller private boat, solo.

We went on a deep sea fishing trip..once. It was a nightmare. I was ready to go about 2 hours in - and, I'm a grown up! LOL

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