Reel Dusky Fishing Charters

Experience epic offshore fishing with “Reel Dusky Fishing Charters”! Operating out of Lighthouse Point, FL, located a short drive north of Miami and Fort Lauderdale, you’ll fish in some of the most productive waters in the US for a variety of migratory fish!

Hop aboard Captain Mike Busse’s 28’ Dusky center console with ample space for up to 4 anglers. Powered by twin 200 HP engines, she has a maximum speed of 52 knots, meaning you’ll be in deep waters in no time.

She comes equipped with GPS, Fish Finder, outriggers, and a live well to keep your bait as fresh as possible. The vessel also boasts a skilled first mate who will do everything he can to make sure you get the best fishing experience possible.

Reel Dusky Fishing Charters specializes in deep sea fishing for Swordfish and Sailfish and bottom fishing for a variety of Snapper. That’s not all, though. You’ll also go after the likes of Tuna, Kingfish, Grouper, and Tilefish.

To ensure you’re having the most successful day possible, Capt. Mike provides high-quality tackle for a variety of fishing techniques including trolling, spinning, jigging, kite fishing, and deep dropping.

At the end of the day, your catch is cleaned and filleted for you to easily take home. All you’ll want to bring are any drinks and snacks you’d like to have throughout the trip before setting off.

Experience some of the best fishing Florida’s Atlantic coast has to offer with Reel Dusky Fishing Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip – Swordfish
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,800
    up to 4 persons
    This trip is dedicated to hooking the one and only, gladiator of the sea – Swordfish! Reaching a weight of over 500lbs, Swordfish is the most sought after big game fish in Southern Florida. You'll hook these monsters between 15 and 20 miles out, in extremely deep waters. Capt. Mike provides all the gear you need for this very technical fishing. Bring along enough drinks and snacks to keep you going and get ready for an action-packed day!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    up to 4 persons
    There's no better way to experience the productive waters surrounding Port Lighthouse than on a full-day trip! You'll go after the likes of Swordfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna and Sailfish in deep waters. Closer to shore, it's all about Snapper and Grouper. There's no need to worry about gear – Capt. Mike provides everything you need for a successful day. Just bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and you're good to go!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    Spend 4-hours targeting a variety of species in the productive waters surrounding Port Lighthouse! Capt. Mike will offer suggestions on the best fish to target, depending on the fishing conditions and time of year. Targeted species include Sailfish, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Tilefish, Snapper, and Grouper. All of the gear you need for a productive day is provided. Just bring along enough drinks and snacks to keep you going.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    Spend 5 evening hours anchoring over the best spots for Snapper in Port Lighthouse! You'll chum for delicious fish including Yellowtail, Mangrove, and Mutton Snapper, as well as Grouper, Kingfish, and Sharks. Definitely a fun experience with lots of action! Bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy before setting off.
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About the Charter Operator

Reeldusky Fishing Charters
Lighthouse Point, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
23 Fishing Reports
9 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since December 2016
Captain Mike Busse has been offshore fishing in South Florida for over 25 years. Captain Mike started fishing at the age of 13 and since that day his main passion (borderline obsession) in life has been fishing.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Swordfish Swordfish
Tilefish Tilefish
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)

Boat Specs

Dusky (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 200HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 52 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
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Full day sailfishing
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Giovanni B.
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 5.00
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"One of the best fishing experiences...ever"

March 28, 2017
I have gone on fishing charters before in Hawaii, Florida, and Minnesota but “REEL DUSKY” made my last trip one...
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Kristin M.
Carol Stream, Illinois
 5.00
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Half Day trip with Captain Mike

February 2, 2017
I had been wanting to do a fishing charter for a very long time. Captain Mike did not disappoint!! He was very patient with...
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Loni V.
Boca Raton, Florida
 5.00
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Full Day Fishing Charter

December 22, 2016
What a great day of fishing with Capt. Mike and Robert. We were on vacation from Chicago and my son and wife wanted to go...
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Elaine B. M.
Boca Raton, Florida
 5.00
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So Exciting!

VERIFIED   August 10, 2017
Captain Mike and his first mate worked hard to make sure we had a great day!  They explained the fish we would troll for...
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Benjamin P.
Elkton, Maryland
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VERIFIED   February 18, 2018
Incredible trip with educated fisherman that left you with wisdom to enjoy in the future!
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