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Dream Catcher Charters

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5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
+1 305-292-7212
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Back Country Fishing

Thank you, Captain John "Cowboy" for the amazing memories on our honeymoon! We couldn't have asked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniella A
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Fishing and snorkeling with Capt Bryson

My husband and I went fishing and snorkeling with Capt Bryson on a 4-hour early Saturday morning... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
+1 305-292-7212

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you, Captain John "Cowboy" for the amazing memories on our honeymoon! We couldn't have asked for a better experience on our fishing excursion. We each caught our first ever Tarpin on our back country trip! Captain John was very knowledgeable of the area and...More

2  Thank Daniella A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went fishing and snorkeling with Capt Bryson on a 4-hour early Saturday morning tour. Weather was perfect. Boat didn't provide any shade so if you burn easily like me I'd just recommend dressing accordingly. We saw maybe 4 different varieties of...More

2  Thank Jessicalw4208
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Thanks Captain Tommy! Snapper and Sharks! We caught THE three types of snapper. "Observed" some sharks while trying for bone fish and went after some tarpon but what I enjoyed most was our Captains advice on casting and knowledge of the area. They were also...More

2  Thank traveler9955
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our fourth time out with Dream Catcher, first with Capt. Bryson. We always have been happy with this company in general, and Capt. Bryson was skilled, knowledgeable and friendly. Your fish catch may vary (this time only Barracudas were biting), but that is fishing, and...More

4  Thank MatthewfromMInowCA
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

What a great time on the water, snorkeling for lobsters with friends. Our captain was John "Marlin", John was very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly in giving directions on the "how to's" of catching the lobsters. We saw several and caught several. The boat was beautiful,...More

2  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Capt Nick was a great! We had a great day of fishing for my husbands birthday.. He was excellent at site fishing and very knowledgeable of the area! I would highly recommend! We had a fun day of fishing!!

2  Thank tracymyers6
Steven L, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

We are so glad we were able to help make your trip to the Florida Keys memorable for your husbands birthday! Thank you for the kind words and we hope to get you backdown here and out on the water again soon!

Reviewed 29 August 2017

i am rating this charter low because i do not feel the half day lobster snorkeling trip was worth the $500 paid. Good things- easy process booking the trip, friendly, nice boat with all nice equipment needed, nice captain of boat and tried to be...More

5  Thank Elizabeth Wilso... M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Three of us went fishing this Saturday with Hugh (Ice Man). The captain made sure that we enjoyed our 6-hour trip. He was very helpful and explained the equipment and the appropriate techniques. He was also very flexible and gave us an opportunity to try...More

5  Thank beachtraveler1112014
Steven L, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Glad to hear you guys had a great trip with Captain Hugh "Ice Man". We look forward to getting you guys out on the water again very soon!

Reviewed 4 August 2017

My pal and I went with Captain John 'Merlin' on Dream Catcher charters on July 31, 2017. Unlike Merlin from Top Gun, this guy wasn't scared and hasn't lost his edge. It was rough seas for a bit but we knew that going in. John...More

5  Thank Matt J
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Keeping our customers informed along the way about conditions and our possibilities is what we like to do. Flexing with the conditions is also important for our anglers to have a great day. Merlin pulls this off very well.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Booked a full day fishing trip (reef, wreck, bottom, trolling) to the Marquesas Keys. Incredible experience! We can't say enough about the care our Captain, John H. aka Merlin, gave to providing us the exact experience for which we were searching. Also, John made sure...More

4  Thank jtlevinski
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

What a great review of one of our favorite trips. Capt. John really does a great job teaching and catching.. Im glad you love our new boat as much as we do..

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Bella S
17 August 2017|
Response from Steven L | 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
11 April 2017|
Response from Steven L | Property representative |
Hi.. We don't offer three day fishing charters. So I cannot properly answer your question..
Carmita M
2 June 2016|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
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