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Captain Mike Merritt's Native Guide Service

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Chokoloskee, FL 34139
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Simply the best Fishing

I've used Captain Mike Merritt as my guide over a 7-8 year period. Those trips allowed me more than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
numberonescrapman
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Boca Raton, Florida
Full day of inshore fishing south of Chokoloskee for three of us.

Mike is an excellent guide and enjoyable to be with. He knows the waters, what to fish for in... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
BBMH14
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Hinsdale, Illinois
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've used Captain Mike Merritt as my guide over a 7-8 year period. Those trips allowed me more than ample time to appraise the man who captain's the boat. I think highly of Captain Mike Merritt he really knows his stuff and he takes great...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Mike is an excellent guide and enjoyable to be with. He knows the waters, what to fish for in specific locations, and what bait is working. This got us on fish with excellent results: all three of us got a slam (snook, redfish and spec...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Three of us caught several dozen trout and kept plenty to eat. We each caught snook (out of season but great fun to catch). We each caught redfish. We also caught black drum (great eating). We also saw lots of tarpon and fished for them...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Spent another great day fishing with Captain Mike. This is my 3rd time to fish with this excellent guide. His knowledge of the area, tides, safety, and work ethic are among the best. Sea Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Permit -we saw it all and caught...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Fished Mike with my buddies. All of us completed the chokoloskee slam, trout, red and snook. Mike put us on the fish with many bonus species.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

If you want a guide that gets the bait and has you on the fish within the hour, Capt Mike is your man. Totally professional, with tips on better fishing ....while we catch!! You'll always learn more than just fishing with Mike. He really knows...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Had a most enjoyable day with my son-in-law and 16 year old grandson yesterday with a great guide, Mike Merritt. High, unanticipated, winds out of the east caused some difficult fishing conditions but, as always, Mike gave it his best and we did go home...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Just got back from two days with Mike. I'v e been using him for 6 years, and I keep going back because he is a fabulous guide and we always get fish. This trip was super as always. First day we limited out on sea...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Just got back from fishing with Mike Merritt. Two days of perfect fishing with the best guide, my best buddy and my son. Mike brought us to some nice fish on the first day, and we caught a bunch of speckled trout, some redfish and...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Our three day trip was full of ups and downs with a great finish. Mornings on the outside were a bust with heavy winds stirring up the wanders. Afternoons were excellent in the back country. Lots of snook and several reds. Three big snook around...More

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Response from tomjbach | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I just call him on his cell phone. 561.252.4324
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$700 for a full day
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