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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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I had the honor of fishing with a close friend and Captain Mike Merritt last week. Outstanding action all day. We caught multiple species of fish and the snook fought as good as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the honor of fishing with a close friend and Captain Mike Merritt last week. Outstanding action all day. We caught multiple species of fish and the snook fought as good as any game fish on earth. Captain Mike was a great coach, hard working and insightful. It was a day that I will always remember.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome day with Captain Mike - he is a great guy, who is knowledgable, patient and well worth it! Mike did a great job and we highly recommend him!

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps the greatest benefit of Mike Merritt's expertise and service: he makes you a better fisherman than you were before. I and a friend hired Mike as a fishing guide on March 7, and he showed us helpful new ways and styles of fishing that we had never been exposed to before. He worked hard all day to serve us.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One unbelievable and incredible day of memories that my sons and I will have for a long time. We spent the day with Captain Mike, he put us on sea trout with non-stop action.... then we moved to the Redfish, Black Drum and Snook... at the end of the day we caught our limit of Reds and enough Black Drum... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful day with Captain Mike Merritt on Thursday, February 23, 2017. His knowledge of the water of southwest Florida is prodigious. We caught many trout to start with, then moved on to redfish and finally snook. I am not an experienced fisher and was missing many of the fish he put me on, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome Day Mike! Loved it. We're just talkin about all the snook and reds you put us on today. Thanks for all the local tips and dinner fish tonight. We'll be back soon.

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indianapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I first heard about Captain Mike from the Marco Island Fishing Club. My wife and I fished with him yesterday and both caught Grand Slams - Shook, Trout and Redfish!! Moreover, the Trout and Redfish were the largest that we have ever caught, having fished for these wonderful creatures for over the last three decades! The attached photos don't really... More 

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Mike guided my two sons and I for our first time out of chokoloskee and he was superb. His knowledge of this fishery was outstanding and he put us on the fish all day. Mike really works for you. We fished a variety of techniques and it was a real fishing adventure from trout to reds to snook, from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I recently went fishing with two of my friends when one friend booked with Captain Mike as a birthday treat to himself. Captain Mike put us on more fish than we ever expected and shared his knowledge of nature and local history with us. We had such a memorable birthday celebration and plan to turn trips with Captain Mike into... More 

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Sarasota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Whether you fish to: catch, enjoy nature on and in the water or spend time with someone special, Capt. Mike will meet that need! This true native professional and gentleman will put you on fish and share his deep knowledge of the area and its bounty. You will leave wanting more time on this gorgeous water with this Captain!

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