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Compass Rose Charters

68 reviews
Key West, FL, USA
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About Compass Rose Charters
Key West fishing Fun. Capt Mike Weinhofer has been fishing Key West for over 26 years charter. I run a 37 foot SeaHunter center console for comfort and speed. I look forward to getting you out fishing. Patience for the beginner and Competence for the expert. We also do Back country trips for tarpon permit and sharks. Playing in the flats is like fishing in a fish bowl it is shallow calm relaxing and you can see the fish coming one after another.
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Reviewed yesterday

It was really windy so we went back country flats fishing. Kids couldn't get the fish off and hooks rebaited fast enough. Plenty of action. Captain Steve put us on some sharks to wrap it up. Had a blast!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Travel488299
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chartered the Blind Squirrel for a group of 9 anglers with Cpt Mike and first mate Collin. Had a great trip catching about 50lbs of mahi and a bonus 20lb wahoo. The boat is excellent. plenty of room, stable in rougher seas, and freezing cold...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DrEJB
Reviewed May 23, 2019

A group of 6 of us went out with Tony and AJ for 3 days on the Windy Day. The guys worked their tails off each day to make sure we had the best opportunity to catch fish. They accommodated my 75 year old father...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Derrik M
Reviewed May 11, 2019

We were so excited to come to Key West to fish in some of the best fishing waters in the world. We did our research and ultimately got a recommendation from the Waldorf Astoria to fish with Captain Mike. He had excellent reviews, boat was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend the Compass Rose, great time fishing! Captain Mike was very good with my children and extremely helpful teaching them.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Harry L
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

What a great place to visit to go deep sea fishing. If you decide to go make sure to try and get AJ and Tony for sure. 10/10 !!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Patricia C
Mike W, Owner at Compass Rose Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2019

Thanks So much for going out with us. I'm glad you had fun hopefully we will see ya again soon

Reviewed January 3, 2019

Booked an offshore charter for big game fish with my teenage son through the hotel. Weather got bad, but we still managed to nab a great Bull. We’re pretty used to rough seas, but when it got worse, capt Mike could see we were done,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Matthew W
Mike W, Owner at Compass Rose Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Thanks so much for coming out with us I'm glad you guys had fun Take Care Hope we see ya again soon

Reviewed October 19, 2018

This was the 2nd time we had been on the Windy Day in 2 months. Captain Tony and 1st mate AJ were amazing both times. They did their best to get us on the fish each time. The first trip was a flat day and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Brad G
Mike W, Owner at Compass Rose Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Guys it is always great to see charters come back again and again Thanks So Much Have a great Holiday

Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent afternoon shark fishing with Capt. Tony on the boat The Windy Day. I totally recommend it! Very professional guidance, especially for us who knew nothing about how to fish. We all caught and released a shark, learned how to reel them...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annasundgren
Mike W, Owner at Compass Rose Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thanks so much for coming out with us Hope we get to see ya again soon and we can go catch some more fun fish

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Guide was great. Tried his best with conditions. Boat know room to store rods to cluttered with junk. Boat run down. Fly line caught on a million things. No leaning bar on platform no stripping basket. Problems with engine staying down. Boat was taking on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristin H
Mike W, Owner at Compass Rose Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

The boat is a Willy Roberts Skiff it is not a technical poling skiff. But it is a great flats boat. I'm sorry you didn't have a good day on the water but I think your being unfair. I told you from the start Capt...More

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