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Captain Mike Merritt's Native Guide Service

149 reviews
About Captain Mike Merritt's Native Guide Service
Fishing Charters in the Everglades National Park. Fishing out of Chokoloskee Island Resort. Fishing the Everglades 10,000 Islands for redfish, trout, snook, tarpon, and cobia. I have 1/2 day and full day fishing charters available year round. $650. Per day, $475, 1/2 day charter. I am a native Floridian, and a 3rd generation fisherman of this area and know how to put you on fish I know if you are a happy client you will recommend me to others so I work hard to make my clients happy.
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Chokoloskee, FL
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All reviews redfish great fishing black drum big fish catch fish two days fishing trip dozen times his knowledge brought home local fishing great knowledge of the area great person non stop grew up red fish national park
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My dad and I have been fishing with Captain Mike for a couple of years now and every time has been amazing. We have made so many great memories and fish fries from our trips with him. We just went this month and are already...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scheizzer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunningly gorgeous weather and another. Dry fun day on the water with Mike Merritt. We wanted to take home keeper fish but mostly this day keeper fish didn’t want to be caught. Nevertheless, Mike kept us in the hunt all day, we caught lots of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LucyPie
Reviewed 1 week ago

You almost never don't catch fish with Mike. But catching the fish you want is another story. I've been looking to catch a keeper tripletail as it is the best eating fish around. Last Tuesday we set out to make it happen. Yes we caught...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a day! Non stop fish from the first line in the water to be last cast of the day. My daughter and I caught 9 different types of fish. Every spot we fished , Capt Mike got us on the fish. If you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fishface1235
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This was my 4th trip with Capt. Mike Merritt's Native Guild Service and all have been amazing days. Fish on the hook all day and always have brought home keeps. Capt. Mike does everything for you to help make sure you land what you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sightseer45414373080
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Mike is the best. We fish 5-10 times a year and he always delivers a pleasant and successful day. His gear is always in tip top shape. He has been fishing this area since he was 7 and has so much knowledge of the land...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

A very knowledgeable experienced guide who knows all the best sites in the 10,000 Islands. On the second day of our trip we landed over 90 Snook to 38", several Redfish and hooked but not landed a 100lb +/- Tarpon.If you want the best, charter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter T
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Captain Mike is the best! He grew up fishing these waters and knows exactly where to go to get the bites and the big fish. We had an amazing day! He started off by filling up the live well by cast netting baits. From there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James F
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Great Great Captain, he knows the 10,000 Island out of Chokoloskee. He can read the water so you can get a bite and land that slot Snook or Red. Best day ever, will be back again next year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bjornwolf
Reviewed October 12, 2018

There's no question that Mike Merritt is the best fishing captain in the Everglades. Day in day out he puts his customers on fish. Last Tuesday he did a lot more. Halfway through a fantastic day of fishing, I passed out. Mike got me situated...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from tomjbach | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just call him on his cell phone. 561.252.4324
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$700 for a full day