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About Reel Chill Charters

Reel Chill has been fishing since 1993 in the Crystal River and in Key West

Captain Troy Birchfield has been fishing for over 30 years

He loves taking guests out on the water and seeing their happy faces as they reel in their catch in excitement. Captain Troy and his crew love to take children out on the boat and teach them about different species and fishing techniques, and he says that children are the best learners as they take the information provided and apply it immediately.

The Reel Chill Vessel

The boat is a luxurious 52 foot Hatteras convertible sport fishing boat, which was originally built in 1984 and restored in 2013. It is powered by two 740 HP Detroit 8V92 engines. The boat has a bedroom, two bathrooms, two showers, leather couches, a 46 inch satellite tv, as well as 3 air conditioners and a full Kitchen with an ice maker. It also has a GPS, a radar, a VHF radio for communication with the USCG, a fishfinder to locate the best fishing spots full of fish waiting to bite. You will have a peace of mind knowing it comes with all the safety equipment including life jackets, EPIRB, flares, a life raft, fire extinguishers and a CPR trained crew.

The Reel Chill is a beautiful 52-foot luxury Hatteras Convertible Sport Fishing Boat that is made for fishing, relaxation, and overnight trips… done in luxury. The galley has luxurious leather couches, comfortable like home. The kitchen galley has a full size refrigerator and is available to store your snacks and cook your meals. Two bathrooms with hot water showers, and two bedrooms… We are ready to give you a Reel Chill on the Gulf of Mexico!

An Expert captain and an unmatched experience

Passengers aboard the Reel Chill will cruise with the industry’s finest with our expert fishing guides and a seasoned captain with more than 30 years of open ocean experience. Experience some of the most spectacular Destin sunrises and sunsets through Reel Chill’s 360-degree viewing windows! Fish aboard the Reel Chill for the ultimate fishing experience of a lifetime!

Types Of Fishing Trips

Inshore Fishing, Nearshore Fishing, Offshore Fishing, Reef Fishing, Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques:

Light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, spinning jigging, drift fishing, flounder gigging

Target Species:

Groupers, Snappers and Jacks nearshore, Wahoo, Spanish Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and even mighty sharks such as Mako and Hammerhe

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Ready To Book Your Trip?
Give us a call, send us an email, or fIll out the form below and we’ll get in touch!


Destin, FL


(850) 419-4132