Captain
Mike Pollman

Member since May 2019 Dauphin Island, United States
Background
Captain Mike is a native of Dauphin Island and he fishes the salt waters southbound of Dauphin Island and the Gulf Shores. He's on the water every day and has the ability to go straight to the location of the big fish. The captain keeps a heavy interest in what fish is biting where and who's catching what. Saltwater runs deep through his veins. He loves to catch and prepare all kinds of seafood, so ask him about some recipes! The captain can also hook you up with local "catch 'n' cook" restaurants or send you to the best taxidermist. He takes pride in giving newcomers the full experience of what it's like to live and fish on the Gulf Coast. Captain Mike loves to teach fishing techniques and target specific species as well as catch his own baits by cast net and pull his trawling nets for wild Shrimp and sea life. He loves various activities related to boating, shrimping, and fishing. In his own words: "This 'Big Water' is my playground and it's time to play."
Techniques
One of the captain's favorite things to do is pull the bait net behind the boat to start the fishing day off. This gives him a variety of options. He likes to take the live bait and inshore fish for Trout and Redfish early in the morning. Then, he would go offshore and see what's biting on the bottom of the rigs and the reefs. Captain Mike also likes to float bait on the top water for pelagic fish, as well as search for fish hitting the top of the water with birds feeding on the smaller bait. The captain is keen on deep dropping for Snapper, Amberjack, and Grouper. If he sees something floating in the water, he checks it for Mahi Mahi or Tripletail. Then he trolls back in for King and Spanish.

Hey, I'm Captain Mike Pollman

Dauphin Island, United States
Background
Captain Mike is a native of Dauphin Island and he fishes the salt waters southbound of Dauphin Island and the Gulf Shores. He's on the water every day and has the ability to go straight to the location of the big fish. The captain keeps a heavy interest in what fish is biting where and who's catching what. Saltwater runs deep through his veins. He loves to catch and prepare all kinds of seafood, so ask him about some recipes! The captain can also hook you up with local "catch 'n' cook" restaurants or send you to the best taxidermist. He takes pride in giving newcomers the full experience of what it's like to live and fish on the Gulf Coast. Captain Mike loves to teach fishing techniques and target specific species as well as catch his own baits by cast net and pull his trawling nets for wild Shrimp and sea life. He loves various activities related to boating, shrimping, and fishing. In his own words: "This 'Big Water' is my playground and it's time to play."
Techniques
One of the captain's favorite things to do is pull the bait net behind the boat to start the fishing day off. This gives him a variety of options. He likes to take the live bait and inshore fish for Trout and Redfish early in the morning. Then, he would go offshore and see what's biting on the bottom of the rigs and the reefs. Captain Mike also likes to float bait on the top water for pelagic fish, as well as search for fish hitting the top of the water with birds feeding on the smaller bait. The captain is keen on deep dropping for Snapper, Amberjack, and Grouper. If he sees something floating in the water, he checks it for Mahi Mahi or Tripletail. Then he trolls back in for King and Spanish.

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Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Dauphin Island
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Captain Mike Pollman

Excellent
4.6 / 5
(27 reviews)
Gulf Shores
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 53 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
74%
Appropriate for children
82%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Terri G.
Canonsburg, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fabulous Day !!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Walk On Fishing (PM) on October 4, 2022
Captain Mike was laid back and very fun.  He knows where to find the fish.  We enjoyed music while traveling to the perfect...
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Joe A.
La Monte, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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The smile says it all!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Private Fishing (AM) on July 6, 2022
I booked this charter at the last minute but it was an excellent decision! It was my son and my first time going on a salt...
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Jonathan C.
Cypress, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 hr trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Walk On Red Snapper (AM) on June 27, 2022
Before booking I had several questions that captain mike answered within an hour or so. His quick response was greatly appreciated...
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Marcel S.
Blountstown, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Mike was super authentic, laid back, and amazingly helpful! We enjoyed hanging out with him and fishing with him was one of...
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Shaun K.
Evansville, IN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Captain Mike put us on the meat!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Walk On Fishing (AM) on June 8, 2022
Scheduled 6am to 10am but bait took longer than expected so Mike started time an hour later. Headed offshore were all anglers...
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