Captain
Mike Whitley

Member since July 2014

Destin, United States

Background
Captain Mike has owned Pescador III for a decade now, but has been fishing the prolific Florida waters ever since he was a kid. He loves the way people's faces light up when they catch their first fish aboard his 51' Sportfisher. In his own words: 'I get my excitement from watching the kids or ladies catch fish for the first time. Or the guys catching their biggest fish ever. Even though I personally don't fish as much, that’s my way of getting pleasure from fishing - and it feels great.'

Hey, I'm Captain Mike Whitley

Destin, United States
Background
Captain Mike has owned Pescador III for a decade now, but has been fishing the prolific Florida waters ever since he was a kid. He loves the way people's faces light up when they catch their first fish aboard his 51' Sportfisher. In his own words: 'I get my excitement from watching the kids or ladies catch fish for the first time. Or the guys catching their biggest fish ever. Even though I personally don't fish as much, that’s my way of getting pleasure from fishing - and it feels great.'
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Fishing Reports

Snapper and Grouper

July 06, 2016

The fish are biting. Red snapper are starting to bite better, now that we only have just over a week left in the season. But more importantly, the groupers are biting as well. Have had several nice gag groupers… Read Full Report →


Fish are hungry!

May 14, 2016

It was a beautiful day. Started out catching bait for amberjacks. While bait fishing, we caught several Spanish Mackerel. Headed out to catch amberjack, which we caught our limit in addition to banded rudderfish, red snapper, vermillion snapper, triggerfish… Read Full Report →


Spanish Mackerel are here

April 10, 2016

Had the pleasure of taking out a family to troll for Spanish Mackerel. The Spanish Mackerel were on fire as well as Little Tunny, what we call bonita. These folks had a blast fighting these fish and getting them… Read Full Report →


Great tasting fish and beautiful weather

March 05, 2016

Headed out for a day of fishing and the weather was perfect. Calm seas and comfortable temperatures. Caught a couple scamp groupers, several triggerfish and a nice mess of vermillion snapper to take home for dinner. Had several nice… Read Full Report →


Triggerfish are biting!

February 21, 2016

Headed out today with a great group for a 6 hour fishing trip. They caught their limit of gray triggerfish, along with some vermillion snapper and red porgy to take home with them to eat. Red snapper were biting… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.77
out of 5 stars from 162 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Heather Brown
Destin, FL
 5.00
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8 hrs. Captain Brad

VERIFIED   June 10, 2018
We had a great time fishing with Brad, Chandler, and Donald. Brad was on the fish right away! We caught so many fish that we...
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Nicki And Mickey Holtzman
Houston, TX
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6 Hour Trip on the Pescador III

VERIFIED   May 31, 2018
This was a great trip!  We showed up about 5 minutes prior to our departure time and the crew was ready for us. ...
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Mark Schlinkert
Milton, FL
 5.00
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Great Trip!

VERIFIED   July 12, 2018
We were able to schedule our trip earlier in the day which got us back to Navarre before rush hour! Bonus!! Capt. Brad and...
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Wil Douthitt
Destin, FL
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6 hr trip with Capt. Brad

VERIFIED   July 5, 2018
Capt. Brad and his crew were awesome!  They are very knowledgeable of all the fish species and answered any questions...
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Alex Ford
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Best Father’s Day Ever

VERIFIED   June 17, 2018
Spent a half day trip out with the Pescador III with Captain Bill and First Mate Chandler. Could not have asked for a better...
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