Wes Ivy

Meet Captain Wes Ivy

Meet Captain Wes Ivy and High Flying Saltwater Charters

Get ready for a thrilling adventure on the high seas with Captain Wes Ivy and his legendary Saltwater Charters!

Captain Wes Ivy brings a unique blend of expertise and passion to High Flying Saltwater Charters. With 25 years of dedicated service as an attack helicopter pilot in the military, Captain Wes's commitment to excellence shines through in his charter fishing adventures. Having fished the pristine waters of the Emerald Coast for many years, his enthusiasm remains unwavering, as he thrills in every excursion. Whether you're engaging in bottom fishing or enjoying a coastal cruise with a chance to spot dolphins, Captain Wes ensures a memorable and fun-filled experience with High Flying Saltwater Charters, where his love for teaching and sharing the art of fishing with others truly shines.

Captain Wes' fishing expertise shines through his focus on bottom fishing, slow trolling, free lining, and jigging techniques. With trips extending up to 9 miles off the captivating Destin shores, he specializes in pursuing a range of sought-after species, including snapper, grouper, triggerfish, amberjack, and mackerel. What sets Captain Wes apart is his commitment to ensuring a tailored experience for every guest. Before your journey, he takes the time to discuss your preferences and desires, ensuring that everything is meticulously prepared and ready for an exceptional day on the water with High Flying Saltwater Charters.

Boat details

Built in 2020, the 20' Stingray (Center console) is a sleek and nimble watercraft powered by a robust 175HP Suzuki engine, enabling it to reach an impressive top speed of 42 knots. With its ability to comfortably host up to four guests, it's an excellent option for an exciting day on the water.

High Flying Saltwater Charters assures an exceptional day on the water that will leave everyone eager for a return visit.

Soonest Trip Availability


High Flying Saltwater Charters Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

fishing Attributes

Nature / Wildlife Views
Live Bait
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle

Live Bait


Catch cleaning & filleting

Drinks (Bottled waters)

Fishing License

What to bring:

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses)

Wear weather-appropriate clothing

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip. 



Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 6

Boat Length: 24

Manufacturer Name: Sea BORN

Model Year: 2019

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 300

Maximum Cruising Speed: 45

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, VHF Radio, Radar, Toilet, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice-Box, Livewell / Live Bait Tank