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Dream Catcher Charters

5555 College Rd., Key West, FL 33040
1-305-292-7212
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Ranked #20 of 290 activities in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: The Pioneers of organized private fishing, boating, sight seeing and eco charters since 1993. What We offer: Backcountry fishing on board our... more » Owner description: The Pioneers of organized private fishing, boating, sight seeing and eco charters since 1993. What We offer: Backcountry fishing on board our Yellowfin Bay Boats that can carry 4 persons easily some with bathrooms and shade -- Flats Fishing on board our state of the art flats boats with veteran professional flats fishing guides -- Tarpon Fishing specialists in the harbor, out in the backcountry or on the flats -- Deep Sea Fishing charters for groups of 6 or less -- Wreck and reef fishing out to the Dry Tortugas -- Fun Snorkeling AND Fishing combo charters -- Sight seeing, eco tours, island hopping and more of What You Want To Do -- We are also Fly Fishing instructors and fly fishing guides. Dream Catcher Charters has set the standard for the Key West fleet with incredible customer service, impeccable clean new boats and talented guides that is seldom seen anywhere. Dream Catcher Charters is directed by veteran Key West Fishing guide Capt. Steven Lamp who has a philosophy that Only The Best Will Do. « less
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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

What a great way to spend the day. A fantastic family trip with my husband, daughter & me. My husband managed to hook a 50lb tarpon and fight the battle for 30 mins until a 10ft shark ended the battle! Great excitement!! Captain Hugh then took us further on and we caught grunts, grouper and a hogfish. Husband enjoyed it... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Wow, that sounds like another great day on the water here at Dream Catcher Charters. Tarpon are an incredible fish to catch and we are in our tarpon season here in Key West, but I am glad you mentioned the other species as well. We like to make sure our anglers have a nice well rounded day on the water.... More

Lakeside, Mt
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Captain Nate was our captain of the boat and was truly awesome. He was very prompt, knew where to take us for fishing, the kids caught lots of fish and then we caught 2 not 1 but to sharks within a short amount of time. Gave a nice cruise around the island and then to the dolphins. All in open... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Sonds like a really fun day on the waters here off of Key West. We designed this trip for this sort of response. Capt. Nate, like all of our captains here at Dream Catchers, really takes pride in showing folks a great day on the water and offering a top rated service. Thanks for going out with us and the... More

Grand Junction, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My husband and I recently took a vacation down to Key West. I had always wanted to fish on the ocean, so my husband looked up different Charter companies. He had spoken to another company that was not helpful and very rude. When he called Dream Catcher, he spoke with Jen who was more than helpful!! She was kind and... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review of our company. Island Genn really takes her job personally and makes sure each person that calls in gets on the right boat to fit their needs in fishing and fishing guide. Capt. Tommy and all of the captains here share the same passion for tarpon fishing and customer service that take this outdoors pastime... More

Saratoga Springs, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Trip #1- Captain Hugh dropped us into Tarpon land. While we didn't get any of them to the boat, (I don't know how anyone does, they are insane) we got to watch 8 tarpon do their tail walk, and had multiple giants on the line. My oldest daughter and her boyfriend had one of the most exciting fishing trips of... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Wow,., What a great recount of your days fishing with us here at Dream Catcher Charters. We really appreciate the great review through your story. As you indicated tarpon fishing can be a finicky deal and our captains are up to the task of changing gears and making something else happen for you to get the rods bent. And from... More

northcarolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Day started out with thunderstorms and wind...cleared up by noon, but still windy...Captain Wiley put on fish in 15 minutes...entire trip was wonderful, even better than we imagined...hoping to be back in December for more fishing... Have already recommended to several of our friends.

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Capt_Steven, Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Winds, winds winds. Boy oh boy can it get windy here in Key West during the month of March. It sounds like with the help of Capt. Wilie you prevailed and had a great day none the less.. Thanks for your review of our company. More

Portland, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My wife and myself chartered Dream Catcher Charters out of Key West. Our Captain was Hugh Eaton and he was awesome. He was courteous, he was knowledgable, and he really just wanted us to have a good time. We caught a bunch of fish including my first Tarpon that I fought for about an hour. That hour caused us to... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Sounds like you folks had a blast as well tarpon fishing with us here at Dream Catcher Charters fishing with Capt. Hugh. Thanks for the high recommendation and the great review. See you again next time More

Cortez, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Highly recommended for ALL families. There is nothing better than family time without phones, video games or computers. You see Capt Tommy Z we use to follow in our hometown, who since went to key west. Of which we followed and It all started with a conversation about kids and fishing with Capt Steven Lamp, who had some great advice... More

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Capt_Steven, Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

We love it when we can make a lasting memory for someone. It was a pleasure meeting Chasten and your beautiful family. You folks are obviously true sports people and it shows how much you love fishing. Thanks for getting out there with us and I look forward to getting Chasten some points in The Key West Fishing Tournament. More

Sheridan, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

From start to finish, our fishing adventure was a 10! We called and emailed Gennifer to figure out which excursion best matched what we wanted. She was professional and knowledgeable and got us set up with the charter that matched the type of fishing we were looking for. Before setting out, Capt Steve chatted with us briefly to get a... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

From start to finish we hold our heads high that our clients will experience professionalism and great service, thanks for noticing. Gennifer works very hard making sure all of this keeps rolling along. I really enjoyed fishing with you folks it was a great day on the water for all of us.. I hope you enjoyed the photos and Look... More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Captain Hugh was very professional, and most of all....patient with my two teenaged goofy boys. They needed some instruction and Capt Hugh was great and helpful! My son caught a huge jack fish that he fought for almost 15 minutes, wore him out...in a fun way. We caught lots of different fish, including two sharks, which the we all thought... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

Teenagers are lots of fun for us here as fishing guides. They are super involved in all of what we are doing on the boat and it encourages us to teach them. Also installs a future clientele. Recognizing a bonding experience with kids and their parents is part of our job and we do everything we can to make it... More

Cypress, Texas, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Capt Nate took our family out for some fishing and all had a great time. We have 9 and 13 year old girls that have not been offshore fishing before so we wanted to get a charter that was suited to them. Capt Nate provided that and exceeded our expectations. We started out with a ride to a spot he... More

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Capt_Steven, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this review

The family fun trip is a fantastic way to gear down and have fun catching and showing everyone on board that fishing is fun. Capt. Nate is a local Key West native and knows these waters very well. His ability to custom tailor any fishing, snorkeling or sight seeing experience on board our 28 ft center console boat is amazing..... More

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