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Embark on a breathtaking 2 or 3 day long offshore adventure with Captain Mike to Dry Tortuga National Park. Hop on the 63' custom built sportfisher in Key West and embark on a 68-mile trip to the stunningly beautiful Dry Tortugas....Read More
The remote Dry Tortuga National Park comes with once-in-a-lifetime views. Home to seven islands and even the massive coastal fortress that is Fort Jefferson, it's a sight to be seen for sure. Fishing in the Dry Tortugas yields many species of fish including Mutton Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Amberjack, Kingfish and Barracudas.
Captain Mike will provide all of the fishing bait and tackle as well as lodging for this overnight trip - 12 bunks are included on board. All you need to bring is sunscreen as well as some food and drinks, and a camera is highly recommended. You might want to stretch a little before the trip - it’s a bit of a trek but it's well worth it.
Captain Mike is out to ensure that every day spent on the water is the most fun it can possibly be....Read More
Before every trip, Captain Mike connects with his groups to understand their skill levels and expectations, and creates a personalized plan for an unforgettable day on the water.
Captain Mike fished the original Jack Tar in tournaments from the Cape May White Marlin Open to the top Maryland and North Carolina tournaments. Captain Mike moved to Key West Florida in 1990 and became a full time Key West fishing guide.
Besides running charters in Key West, Captain Mike also fishes the top tournaments in the Key West fishing region including the Bahamas, Cuba, Mexico, and all of the Florida keys.
Captain Mike once owned the Jack Tar 2 sport fishing charter boat which is a 52' Buddy Cannady Custom Carolina. Now as a Key West fishing guide, Captain Mike specializes in Key West light tackle fishing with a 37' SeaHunter center console. Captain Mike has been fishing in Key West for over 20 years now and has become one of the foremost experts in local fish habits and tendencies making him one of the most requested Key West fishing guides.
Captain Mike fishes the Key West reefs, wrecks, offshore, and inshore waters including the Key West Harbor which is inshore. His qualifications in these areas are above reproach and for Key West fishing there aren't many as knowledgeable as Captain Mike.
But there is something else you should know about Captain Mike. Besides his fishing skills he is also just an all around great guy. He works well with the anglers and customers on his boat. Whether you are a seasoned Key West angler or a novice just enjoying a vacation in the Keys Captain Mike will take the time to help. If you feel you don't know something just ask Captain Mike as he has the patience for the job. Patience to work with his clients, patience to find the fish, and the all around good nature to make your Key West fishing trip an enjoyable one that you will remember for a long time. Oh and you will catch fish too!
We had such a great time on our fishing charter with Capt Mike and his crew! We loved the boat and felt that with the conditions and limited time you definitely couldn’t ask for a better trip. Awesome!!!
We had a great half day trip with Captain Mike! Lots of action, great catches and laughs. Beautiful ride to and from the marina - would definitely recommend!
If you are ever in Key West, I highly recommend using these guys. Captain Mike was a great guide and put us on the fish. He is very knowledgeable and goes the extra mile for his customers. Awesome!
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to go fishing. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
This boat has air conditioning.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No meal provided.
Rods, reels, tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, foods, and drinks
Nothing additional needed.
Payment & Tipping
After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).
Yes, cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.
6000 Peninsular Avenue, Key West, FL 33040, United States