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Dream Catcher Charters

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5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
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Shark Fishing Flop

I booked a charter for shark fishing 4 months in advance. On the day of our trip there was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BarcoStaff
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Ramrod Key, Florida
Deep Sea and Back Country fishing trip

Every Guide we had with Dream Catchers Charters was Excellent. They kept us on fish for the 6... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rotty6667
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Alsip, Illinois
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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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  • Poor2%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I booked a charter for shark fishing 4 months in advance. On the day of our trip there was inclement weather so we were aware that the trip would be cut short. We were very excited to go catch large sharks. We packed our go...More

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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your awesome review of our company and being a shining example of the very few times that we just shouldn't have taken certain people out. This reviewer hansomly tipped Capt. Bryson 100.00 at the end of their terrible trip (according to them). Just...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Every Guide we had with Dream Catchers Charters was Excellent. They kept us on fish for the 6 fishing days. Making plans to go back in June if there are any openings and also in September.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I fished with Dream Catchers two years ago and had an absolute blast. We decided to bring out dads down to get a taste of the great fishery Key West has to offer. We went to the Marquesas with captain John “Merlin”...More

3  Thank Joe L
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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Joe for that great review and telling the Trip advisor community about Capt. Johns trip aboard the Too Intense, our 36 ft Yellowfin Center console. The Marquesas trip has become a true bucket list trip for many folks that fish here in Key...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable day fishing and snorkeling. Water was a little rough, but Captain Paulette found good spots for us to fish and snorkel. Paulette was very personable and did a great job getting us all comfortable and teaching the younger folks how to fish (everyone...More

Thank Lisa M
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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your nice review of my charter service. Capt. Paulette really does a nice job across the board and is a rock star on the water. We are glad you had a great time thanks for sharing..

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Key West with my husband and family solely to fish, and that’s exactly what Dream Catcher Charters has us do. We spent 3 days out on the water with them and caught heaps of fish! JoJo got us catching barracuda on our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Bryson of Dream Catcher Charters out of Sunset Marina in Key West, FL provided an excellent day of tarpon fishing for my wife and me. The trip was the first tarpon trip for me and my wife’s first fishing trip ever. The Yellowfin we...More

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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great review.. thanks for taking the time to tell the trip Advisor community about our Capt. Bryson and the boats we offer here at Dream Catcher Charters.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two charters with Dream Catchers. One on Friday evening and one on Sunday morning. Captain Tommy was on the fish in a hurry. We caught a few Yellow Jacks, and a nice Lemon Shark. Tarpon were rolling everywhere. Our trip was to end...More

1  Thank Brian H
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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sounds like you all had great time fishing with Capt. Tommy. Thank you for sharing your experience with the Trip Advisor community..

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read Captain Steven's article on how to choose (or not choose!) a fishing charter. It was an honest and knowledgeable guide for anyone who wants to charter a Key West fishing charter but doesn't know where to start. (That would be me!) I wanted...More

2  Thank jgksmom M
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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Im glad you found my article useful in booking a fishing charter here in Key West. On top of that.. I am very happy you found my charter company living up to the standards I have set. Capt. Jordan is certainly passionate about showing off...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I were on a cruise and stopped in Key West on our last day. It was a last second decision to book a fishing trip and we were sure glad we did. Capt. Bryson AKA "Garth" was there to greet us along...More

1  Thank Joshua T
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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sounds like a really fun day. Love it when people hook up quick like that. Makes our job loads of fun seeing the smiles..

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 star outfit! The staff was professional and knowledgeable about fishing tactics and the locations.

2  Thank wilkersoneli
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Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.

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Karmacomesback
29 January 2018|
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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
17 August 2017|
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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
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Apoquag
11 April 2017|
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Response from Steven L | Property representative |
Hi.. We don't offer three day fishing charters. So I cannot properly answer your question..
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