Captain
Mike Patterson

Member since June 2016 Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Mike Patterson started fishing at the tender age of 4 years old in a stream behind his house in Maryland and he continued to fish the state's diverse fishery as he was growing up. Although Mike started his career as an electrician, he suffered an extremely serious accident at 26, when he broke his neck. Deciding from this point on to live his life to the fullest, he became a dive instructor and moved to Islamorada, where he ran a dive shop and led offshore fishing charters. Having enjoyed a successful career offshore, he decided to become a full-time backcountry fishing guide, entering and winning multiple backcountry tournaments. Mike's notable clients include a former president, sporting greats, actors, senators, and some very interesting fishermen. He has now been a fishing guide for over 30 years and, having fully recovered from his near-death accident, is determined to continue living his life to the fullest and to be thankful for every day he has on this earth.

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Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Mike Patterson started fishing at the tender age of 4 years old in a stream behind his house in Maryland and he continued to fish the state's diverse fishery as he was growing up. Although Mike started his career as an electrician, he suffered an extremely serious accident at 26, when he broke his neck. Deciding from this point on to live his life to the fullest, he became a dive instructor and moved to Islamorada, where he ran a dive shop and led offshore fishing charters. Having enjoyed a successful career offshore, he decided to become a full-time backcountry fishing guide, entering and winning multiple backcountry tournaments. Mike's notable clients include a former president, sporting greats, actors, senators, and some very interesting fishermen. He has now been a fishing guide for over 30 years and, having fully recovered from his near-death accident, is determined to continue living his life to the fullest and to be thankful for every day he has on this earth.
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Fintastic Fishing Charters – 18'

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4.86
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Dale T.
NO FORT MYERS, FL
 5.00
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Birthday

VERIFIED   August 2, 2020
We went to the Keys to celebrate my birthday and to go fishing. Captain Phil haves is a great time!
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Albert M.
Wynnewood, PA
 5.00
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   March 2, 2019
Captain Chad was great
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Jim Z.
St. Petersburg, Florida
 5.00
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Fishing with Mike

VERIFIED   May 19, 2019
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Chris E.
Brandon, Florida
 4.33
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Weather was less than ideal, still managed to catch lots of mangrove snapper and even hooked up with a couple of sharks near...
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Russell S.
United States
 4.67
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Half day with Capt Phil

VERIFIED   July 13, 2018
Good effort by Capt Phil to put us on fish. We did catch a few keepers. Overall a good day.
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