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Captain Mike Merritt's Native Guide Service

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19 Plantation Dr, Chokoloskee, FL 34141
+1 561-795-3437
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Outstanding professional!

Among the most pleasant experiences in our lives. My wife and I spent two days in Chokoloskee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
curtiss s
Sarasota, Florida
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Fished three days with capt Mike for the second time in a year. Conditions were very favorable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
orlando, fl
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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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19 Plantation Dr, Chokoloskee, FL 34141
+1 561-795-3437
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Among the most pleasant experiences in our lives. My wife and I spent two days in Chokoloskee fishing for Snook, Drum, Trout and Redfish. On one of those days we were fortunate to have been paired with Captain Mike Merritt. It was an extrordinary adventure...More

1  Thank curtiss s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fished three days with capt Mike for the second time in a year. Conditions were very favorable during the first trip but due to a passing front were difficult during the recent trip in mid Nov. Capt Mike put out a maximum effort to overcome...More

1  Thank jayp49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years, Mike Merritt has never failed to get us fish and provide an enjoyable day. Experienced, efficient, fun-loving guide, very skilled with the boat, patient, he knows the waters, we admire his respect the National Park and its regulations, is a booster of...More

1  Thank Joseph H
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Took my brother fishing with Captain Mike and we caught over 30 Snook, 5 of which were in the slot. Captain Mike is a pleasure to fish with and knows the area like the back of his hand. I highly recommend him.

1  Thank Robbiesiemon
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Best fishing guide out there! He was able to put us on the fish... and not just any fish... the BIG fish! We caught a variety, which is also what we were after (trout, snook, redfish, lady fish, snapper, catfish, lemon shark)! Most of our...More

Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

By far the best fishing guide out there in the Everglades. Knows how to put you on the fish. Caught a total of 6 absolutely massive Snook, 1 large shark, and a 40 pound Redfish. Would recommend to anyone and everyone visiting the Everglades. If...More

2  Thank Collin U
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike Merritt put me on these awesome over slot snook and redfish yesterday! Action all day from top water, jigs, and live bait. Also caught several keepers and a 3 ft black tip shark which was then eaten by an 8-10 ft lemon shark...More

1  Thank SonyaFish
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Went fishing with Capt Mike on May 24th and 25th. He is the real deal. We caught fish in every spot he took us. Caught over 40 snook, a couple of redfish a goliath grouper and mangrove snapper. If you want to catch fish Mike...More

1  Thank judkul
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I just returned from a very productive snook trip with Mike.... Its taken several years since the freezes of 2009 and 2010 to repopulate the species... but they are definitely back now. We had good luck on a trout flat too. Last year my son...More

1  Thank smcgaughey2017
Reviewed May 29, 2017

We just got back from fishing with Mike 5/26/17 and 5/27/17. It was a group of 6 and Mike had another guide join us. We had an awesome time and they put us on fish both days and he even let us fish for shark....More

1  Thank sstokarz
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