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Captain Mike Merritt's Native Guide Service

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Address: 19 Plantation Dr, Chokoloskee, FL 34141
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+1 561-795-3437
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Fishing Charters in the Everglades National Park. Fishing out of...

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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Best Guide in Everglades City

Went out two days with Captain Mike, one with great conditions, and the other in tough conditions, and on both days Mike's flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile for his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out two days with Captain Mike, one with great conditions, and the other in tough conditions, and on both days Mike's flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile for his clients allowed us to have really great times and catch tons of big fish. He almost never sat down and was constantly trying to ensure that everyone in... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day out with capt mike. Caught heaps of big fish. Mike worked hard to put is on all species and big ones at that. Hreat xheartwr and strongly recommend mike of your coming to this area.

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1 Thank Wayne B
Sarasota, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have fished more than a dozen times with Capt. Mike. Each fishing day is a memorable experience in terms of catching and enjoying the unique waters. At dinner post fishing or breakfast the next morning, while others are talking about 'ok' fishing, I can smile to myself and know because of Mike's experience and desire to put you on... More 

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1 Thank Charlene C
Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We fished in tough conditions and Mikes optimism and flexibility were fantastic. It seemed like no one else was catching fish and we methodically put together an epic day. The only explanation is a lifetime of experience from a master craftsman. We came down for my sixteenth birthday and it sure will be one to remember thanks to Mike!

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great trip yesterday with Capt Mike. He knows places to fish that 99.9% of the world would cruise right by. Solid gear, technique, and bait.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Just finished my first fishing trip in Ten Thousand Islands National Park with Captain Mike Merritt. Not knowing what to expect, I quickly became impressed with his knowledge of the area and experience on these waters as he put us right on a school of nice size trout. The location and his tackle selection allowed us to limit out of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Having fished With Captain Mike previously there was no question as to who to book for our most recent Everglades fishing trip. My fishing buddy and I just spent two more fantastic days fishing the 10,000 Islands under Captain Mike Merritt's guidance and again we were in awe of his knowledge, skill, and professionalism (and patience!). The conditions being less... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've taken out Mike many times over the years and he has always produced. He works very hard to make your trip a success. Highly recommend for both the hard core and novice fishermen and families.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have fished with Capt Mike for many years. He is a great hard working Capt hunts down the right bate and then it's time for action! He hunts down the fish. If the fish are not biting in one spot we are moving to we get on a bite. He will spoil you from fishing with anyone else! I... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Mike was terrific. I am a novice fisherman ( my friend an expert) . Mike is an excellent instructor; he helped me all day. By the end of the day , I had learned so much to make me much more skilled. We had a bountiful catch , especially snook! More than we could have imagined. Great day, great... More 

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