Lock N Load Charters

214 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541

The charter boat Lock N Load is run by the 2011 Destin Fishing Rodeo Captain of The Year, Steve Brown. With 15 years of charter fishing experience in Destin, Florida, your trip aboard the charter boat Lock N Load will be one you will never forget! Specializing in fun family fishing, we offer Bottom Fishing, Trolling, Inshore Fishing, Near Shore Fishing, and Bay Fishing! And for the more adventurous, join us for a Shark Fishing or Bow Fishing trip. Licensed for up to 6 passengers, the Lock N Load team is dedicated to providing our charter fishing customers with an unforgetable experience fishing the Emerald Coast of Destin, Florida. Lock N Load Charters offers private charter fishing trips ranging from 4 hours to 12 hours. We’re licensed for up to 6 passengers and will provide bait, tackle, and the appropriate fishing licenses. If you’re an experienced angler or vacationing family just looking for a fun afternoon, call us today to book your charter fishing trip in Destin, Florida aboard the charter boat Lock N Load

Steve Brown

Captain Steve Brown is from Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he spent most of his childhood and young adult years fishing and hunting the banks of the Tennessee River.

In 2001 Captain Steve moved to Destin, Florida to pursue his dream of owning a charter fishing boat. Over the years Captain Steve has perfected his skills and techniques leading many clients to place in the world famous “Destin Fishing Rodeo.” As a result, he won “Captain of the Year” in 2011.

In the off season Captain Steve continues to fish and scout the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, further ensuring his clients success. Being a family man, he loves having children on the boat. His goal for each fishing experience, is to make sure each person has a great time that they will never forget!

Our Boat

  • 28’ Mako
  • Cuddy cabin
  • Fast for longer fish times
  • Roomy, comfortable seating
  • Dry storage
  • Restroom

The charter boat Lock N Load is a 28 foot Mako with a new 350 Yamaha motor. It is licensed for up to 6 passengers, and fully equipped with comfortable seating and dry storage for all of your fishing needs, including a restroom in the cabin. The Charter Boat Lock N Load is Coast Guard approved with personal flotation devices, to ensure your family’s safety. Join us aboard the charter boat Lock N Load in Destin, Florida for your fun family fishing adventure.

Pick Your Fishing Adventure Now!

Lock N Load charters has fishing adventures for every type of fisherman. Find the trip that works best for you!


Great for families & kids!

  • Trolling Only
  • 5-8 mi. Out
  • Near shore
  • Live bait & artificial lures


Get out in deep water

  • Trolling
  • 10-15 mi. Out
  • Some bottom fishing
  • Live bait or artificial lures


big fish

  • Trolling
  • Bottom fishing
  • 15-25 mi. Out
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Live bait or artificial lures