Charter Operator
Willie Howard

Member since October 2016 Riviera Beach, United States
Background
Captain Willie has been fishing the ocean off Palm Beach County since the late 1980s and absolutely loves the thrill of it. He was a journalist before that, and still regularly writes for publications such as The Coastal Star and Florida Sportsman magazine. He spent 12 years as a full-time outdoors writer for The Palm Beach Post.
Techniques
Capt. Willie enjoys drift fishing along the reefs with live and dead baits for kingfish and snapper and running well offshore into the bright blue Gulf Stream waters (weather permitting) to troll and pitch baits around current edges, weed lines and floating debris for dolphinfish (mahi mahi).

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Riviera Beach, United States
Background
Captain Willie has been fishing the ocean off Palm Beach County since the late 1980s and absolutely loves the thrill of it. He was a journalist before that, and still regularly writes for publications such as The Coastal Star and Florida Sportsman magazine. He spent 12 years as a full-time outdoors writer for The Palm Beach Post.
Techniques
Capt. Willie enjoys drift fishing along the reefs with live and dead baits for kingfish and snapper and running well offshore into the bright blue Gulf Stream waters (weather permitting) to troll and pitch baits around current edges, weed lines and floating debris for dolphinfish (mahi mahi).
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4.93
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Christopher G.
Yulee, Florida
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Best fishing trip ever!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 19, 2020
Captain Willie is the best. He communicated leading up to our trip, and was prompt in getting our morning started. He loves...
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Bradley A.
San Juan
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Full Day w/Capt. Willie

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 17, 2020
Awesome day of fishing! Capt. worked hard to find the fish, never spending too much time if there was no action. Got into some...
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Thomas H.
United States
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Half day with Captain Willy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 12, 2020
My entire family had a great time on the boat with Captain Willy.  He was a super nice, knowledgeable guy who seemed to have...
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Jerry K.
Flat Rock, MI
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Morning time 1/2 day

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on February 9, 2021
Took a beautiful day of fishing and had the chance to try different kinds. I usually fish the great lakes of Michigan and surrounding...
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Rob M.
Riviera Beach, FL
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Highly rated Captain & Trip!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on February 6, 2021
Captain Willie was AMAZING! We had so much fun & my kids & wife really enjoyed it! Caught some amazing fish! Captain Willie...
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