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About Dream Catcher Charters
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.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My sons and I just spent the weekend fishing with Captain Bryson, and he did an excellent job of putting us on the fish. He's a great guy and guide, was professional and very knowledgeable about the fishery and the ecosystem in Key West. We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank John M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Being 23 weeks pregnant and chartering a fishing boat for the day has its own slew of risks but my husband and I had the most fantastic time with Dream catchers and our captain, Austin. From our initial call to book the trip until we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank RedHeadedAdventurer
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I recently went on a backcountry fishing trip with Captain Austin. We wanted to go shark fishing and the trip did not disappoint. No sooner had I commented on the size of the reel and a shark was already on the line....More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank FarAway280856
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time with Captain Austin Nikkola! We did a back country charter and caught several species... enough for dinner that night! Watched a great sunset on the way back to the marina. Looking forward to coming back to catch the big one...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank corypi
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Capt. Austin definitely runs a first class fishing trip - thanks for pointing that out to our Trip Advisor readers. We look forward to you coming back and fishing with Dream Catcher Charters again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great morning fishing with Austin. Caught >20 fishes, about 10 different species. Great guide. Great attitude. We will be backMore

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank scottStamford
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sounds like a great day! Capt Austin not only has a great attitude but also and extensive knowledge of fishing and lures. He works very hard for his people day in and day out. Thanks for sharing your review of Dream Catcher Charters and Capt...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out with Bryson and had a blast! He was very professional and knowledgeable yet laid back and hilarious. We were out for 4 hours in the afternoon and moved a few times to chase the fish, catching about 20 of varying species. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Felicia S
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sounds like you had a great day fishing with Capt. Bryson (aka Garth). He definitely puts his heart and soul (and humor) into every trip while sharing all he can about fishing in the Key West backcountry. Thank you for telling the Trip Advisor community...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Paulette was fantastic! She made sure everyone got to experience catching a fish and was super entertaining. We caught enough fish to make dinner for 6. The day of our scheduled trip, the wind was terrible and the company was very accommodating in rescheduling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank shannonmartin99
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy that schedules permitted rescheduling your trip, we try very hard to make sure you have a positive, memorable experience fishing with Dream Catcher Charters. It sounds like you found out that Capt Paulette (aka Dory) puts much effort into making sure everyone...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Showed up on a very cold, blowey, rain threatened Saturday morning and met Captain John for what turned out to be a lovely morning of flats fishing! Just exactly what we were hoping for! Despite the weather, Captain John had us in the fish quickly,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank crkport
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our captains here at Dream Catcher Charters are all passionate about fishing and making sure our folks have the best possible experience when fishing with us. It sounds like you, like many others, have experienced just how hard Capt. John works to take care of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

top notch guide service with modern equipment and boats they know the waters and local areas very well

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank kapnkenny
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We take great pride here at Dream Catcher Charters to maintain our boats and equipment and it sounds like you experienced how hard Capt Austin works to make sure you have a great time on the water.

Reviewed 12 January 2019

Very professional and well equip. These guys really know what their doing. Don't waste your time and money on referrals from the hotels, those guys are a joke. This is the real deal. Just tell them what you want to fish for and they will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank CarolynD1165
DreamCatcherCharters, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to tell the Trip Advisor community about our professional crew and the extent we go to make sure you have an A++ experience from start to finish with us at Dream Catcher Charters.

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Karmacomesback
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Response from DrCatcher | Property representative |
Thats a million dollar question.. 1. Depends on the trip you are on.. 2. Depends on the weather The weather in April here in Key West can be windy. Mostly out of the East which makes for great sail fishing weather on the... More
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Bella S
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Response from TheKeyWester | Property representative |
All of our boats have life jackets for everyone on board.. These might be a little uncomfortable to wear throughout the day. For smaller children we have wearable Coast Guard approved life jackets. Some for adults.. Please... More
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Apoquag
11 April 2017|
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Response from TheKeyWester | Property representative |
Hi.. We don't offer three day fishing charters. So I cannot properly answer your question..
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