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

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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →

Customer Reviews

4.78 out of 5 stars from 58 reviews

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Went fishing on Friday, December 23, 2016

Caught our bait, flounders, triggerfish, bonita, snappers, squirrelfish. First mate was very attentive and worked hard to keep our lines in the water. We caught fish at every stop. Great trip.

Fished December 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Glad you had a great time.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Fished November 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CAPTAIN BRAD AND FIRST MATE MATT WERE EXCELLENT WITH INFORMATION AND COACHING TOW SENIOR CITIZENS IN THE ART OF CATCHING FISH.  WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM FOR YOUR CHARTER.

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, October 20, 2016

Captain Brad and his first mate Matt were awesome. We caught fish at every stop and had a great day. I would recommend this boat and crew to anyone. Just wish they would change the regulations on the fish that you can keep.  Had to throw back some really big ones, but they were still fun to catch. Thanks for a great day, we will be back.
The Groom and his team

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 9, 2016

Catching bait was most fun

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, October 3, 2016

great time first mate was great ,he did a great job with so many people to take care of everyone enjoyed it and caught fish

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, September 26, 2016

This was such a great experience for our group!!  Captain Brad, and crew member Matt were both excellent.  We ended up with 6 King Mackerel in a 4 hour trip.  Matt then cleaned our fish, bagged it, and provided ice for our cooler until we could get it back to the house. They both answered any questions we had about the trip.  Matt even provided us with some cooking recommendations for the mackerel since we didn’t exactly know how to prepare that type of fish.  This charter is highly recommended.  I would definitely go again if I am ever in the area.  Thanks again for making this a trip to remember!!

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Went fishing on Sunday, September 25, 2016

Great trip

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Went fishing on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, August 29, 2016

Knowledgable captain and crew. It was a great experience. I would book this trip again!

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 6, 2016

Took a 4 hour trip, first time ive been on a boat we had to fish for our own live bait took 30 to 45 min off our 4 hour trip but i let that go figured we would make it up with a little extra time on the end ..... nope we left at 6 and were docked at 10 to be honest we only got to actualy fish for less than 3 hrs not very happy i guess ill just continue to fish in ms instead

Thomas Dabson does not recommend Pescador III - 51′ Sportfisher

Fished August 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, August 13, 2016

Live bait fishing is part of nearly every charter trip out of Destin, sorry you had no desire to catch your bait.  If you would have let the crew know that you did not want to catch bait, they would have given you the option to buy providing that there were live bait boats available.  Most people enjoy catching bait and understand that is also fishing.  Not many people have had the opportunity to catch up to six fish at one time, which adds to the excitement for them. We try to accommodate everyone’s wishes, but we have to know them.

Went fishing on Sunday, August 7, 2016

Overall - for a 4 hour trip - this one has to rank up there as one of the best!  Plenty of action from the very get go until the very end.  Starting with catching a ton of live bait, the rods stayed bent & we were pretty much on the fish all morning.  Never more than a 5-10 minute lull between bites per drift.  While trolling to and from our first destination and back again to port, lines were tight heavy strikes & we caught 5 Bonita (which was an added bonus as we were able to use them in our shark fishing trip later that evening).  With our first live bait drift, the Kingfish were biting hard, several multiple rod hook-ups throughout the morning. Coupled with the usual short hit’s & cut lines - with a fairly inexperienced / young cast of characters in my family on the trip - we most definitely “lost more fish” than we boated for the day - that’s fishing as they say, but the overall experiences were great!  We had a couple of really nice screamers that we would have loved to have seen boated & many smaller fish caught too that we had to release.  The captain kept us in the fish all morning & the crew of Matt / Paul did an outstanding all around job.  In addition -My 13 year old son Zach was able to cross off several species of fish caught on his bucket list that morning (Bonita, Dolphin, Cobia & King Mackerel) - see attached pictures.  With a late summer season, short 4 hour trip, out of season -species restrictions / no bottom fishing for snapper, live bait fishing with inexperienced angles, coupled with heavy storms throughout the week - my expectations weren’t that great - but I have to say, this turned out to be one of the very best fishing experiences we’ve been on!  Great Job!

Fished August 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, August 13, 2016

So glad you had a great trip and the weather allowed you to fish.  Thank you for the detailed review and welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.  We look forward to taking you fishing again.

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Even though it rained we had an awesome experience. The crew worked hard to make sure we caught something and that we enjoyed ourselves. We brought the kids and their favorite part was catching the bait fish. We will definitely be back and may stay all day!

Fished August 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, August 5, 2016

Fished August 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, August 6, 2016

Glad you had an amazing day.  Look forward to taking you fishing again.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Thursday, July 14, 2016

We all had a great time! 

Didn’t catch many fish but hat had nothing to do with the Captain and Crew.  The military was conducting maneuvers in the gulf and we were restricted to 2.5 miles from the coast.

The A/C was ICE COLD which was nice because it was HOT - even at 6 am!

The crew had no problem answering all my questions and putting up with my small talk.

The crew flayed the few fish we did catch and we had fresh fish for dinner.

Doug - Frisco, Texas

Fished July 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, July 16, 2016

Great boat and team. I was I bit bummed that due to the weather we didn’t catch that much. But it was a great experience for my two sons be and I to get out on the gulf for the morning to spend quality time together. We did catch plenty of fish to enjoy a lot of great seafood dinners and we plan to be back again next year.

Fished July 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, July 9, 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Fishing is always a hit or miss proposition but, when the crew has as much fun as the passengers you’re in for a great day.  Captain Brad put us on the fish and 1st Mate Matt got them hooked and they enjoyed their time as much as we did.  My only regret was only doing the 1/2 day trip. 

Jay W

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, June 25, 2016

Captain was helpful and VERY friendly. Both 1st mates were on point and stayed on top of things. The family and I lost a few good bites but overall we did pretty good and REALLY enjoyed ourselves!!! We will definitely use this Charter again!!!

Fished June 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

We are glad you enjoyed your fishing trip.  We do look forward to taking you fishing again.  Thank you and welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Friday, June 17, 2016

Boat was very well maintained and equipped.  Capt and mate were knowledgeable and courteous. They put us on the fish.  We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.  We’ll be back!

Fished June 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, June 23, 2016

We are glad you had a great day and thank you for choosing us for your fishing trip.  We look forward to taking you fishing again.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Thursday, June 16, 2016

We had a good time the crew was awesome. There was a storm that morning the captain tried to stay out but it got worse. He kept us safe and we still caught a few fish. I will charter this boat again next time.

Fished June 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, June 20, 2016

Sorry mother nature did not cooperate for your trip.  Glad you were able to catch something to eat before heading in.  We look forward to taking you fishing again, under more favorable weather conditions.

Went fishing on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Will do it again.

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Glad you had a great time.  Thank you.

Went fishing on Thursday, June 9, 2016

Captain of Pescador had to cancel our trip. He transferred us to the Windwalker II with Captain Bernie and Mr. Steve. The 5 stars are for our new Captain and crew.  Our experience was wonderful! I recommend Windwalker II to any family with children and old people. We caught plenty of fish. In fact, other people from other boats were jealous of our catch!  Mr. Steve was so patient, kind, and took time with our “newbies”. My grandbabies will never forget this trip. I highly recommend Windwalker II, Captain Bernie and Mr. Steve!

Fished June 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Glad you enjoyed your trip aboard the Windwalker II with Captain Bernie and Steve.  Always good to see that you were taken well care of.  They are a great crew.

Went fishing on Thursday, June 2, 2016

We had a great time.  Captain Brad and Matt were wonderful. Made the trip very nice and fun. Great job! Can’t wait to go fishing with them again. Thank you

Fished June 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

So glad you had a great time.  We enjoyed taking you out.  Look forward to the next trip and welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Thursday, May 19, 2016

Pescador III ran into a problem with it’s documentation, so he set us up on Seahorse.  We were really appreciative that Mike (Pescador III) did this for us.
The captain of Seahorse was really nice and did everything we expected, but the deckhand, Ed, was a huge smart alec and even the kids said that he did not help them and was a smart alec.

Sean Thomas Bordelon does not recommend Pescador III - 51′ Sportfisher

Fished May 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sorry that I had to move you and that it all didn’t go as planned.  We would love the opportunity to take you out when you come back.  I will offer some pointers to Ed.  Hope the rest of your vacation was great.

Went fishing on Sunday, May 15, 2016

Went out on a four hour trip with some friends and had a blast pulling in thirty plus fish.

Fished May 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, May 16, 2016

We are glad you had a blast fishing with us.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family and we look forward to taking you fishing again in the future.

Went fishing on Sunday, April 10, 2016

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Went fishing on Thursday, March 17, 2016

10 of us (4 adults and 6 teenagers) went out for a 4 hour trip. Everyone caught something, mostly Mingo snapper and some trigger fish. Had to throw back some nice snapper that are out of season. We had plenty of fish for a nice dinner last night.
Boat was large with comfortable seating inside for trip in and out, especially since squalls hit on the way in. Fishing has been rough lately but they put us on fish and the kids, mostly first-timers caught fish and had fun.
Deckhands were great and did a super job filleting the fish.
I would fish with them again.

Fished March 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

It was a lot of fun and the crew was very nice and helpful.

Fished March 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Glad you had a lot of fun.  We are happy to welcome you in to the Pescador III fishing family.  Hope to see you again in the future.

Went fishing on Monday, March 14, 2016

We caught plenty of fish, simply not as many keepers as we would have liked.  But we took the fish to the local Dewey Destin (at the advice of the crew), which cooked us up one of the best fish dinners we’ve ever had.  Probably good that we didn’t have more keepers because our family was well fed. 

Captain made 6-8 stops,  quickly moving on if the new spot didn’t pan out.  We WOULD book the Pescador III again.

Fished March 2016

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Fishing definitely beats work any day.  We are glad you caught plenty of fish and we would have loved for you to have caught more keepers.  Unfortunately, the Air Force had missions going today which had us limited to how far we could go out.  We would love to take you all fishing again and welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Great crew. Caught fish. What else can you say.

Fished December 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, January 11, 2016

We enjoyed taking your family fishing.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Captain Mike and his crew were great!  They put us on the fish and we couldn’t catch them fast enough.  We had several young girls on the trip and the crew did a fine job of keeping up with everyone and making the trip a success.  We took the 6 hour trip and caught all we could handle of Vermilion Snapper and Triggerfish.  One of the guys hooked into something huge and actually ended up breaking the line before we could get to see what it was!

I was able to schedule the trip a day in advance.  When we arrived at the boat, the water was rough due to high winds.  Mike advised us that the seas would be unfavorable for fishing so we went ahead and tried it again the next day when it was better conditions.  It was a good call and am glad that he was honest about the situation. 

Mike allowed our young girls to ride with him up in the control room on the way back, which they loved. The crew cleaned all our fish in a timely matter once we got back to the dock.  All in all, a great day of deep sea fishing!

Fished October 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Glad you all had a great time.  We enjoyed taking you fishing and glad that the weather calmed down for that afternoon.  Hope to see you all again in the future.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Monday, September 21, 2015

Great trip! Mike works hard to find fish.  His team will used plenty of baits to see which ones working best that day!  Would recommend to anyone.  Xm radio was a nice touch on the boat! Caught plenty of fish for a four hour trip… Although I would of stayed out all day if I could with these guys!!

Fished September 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, September 29, 2015

We were glad we had the opportunity to take your group fishing.  We look forward to taking you again when you make it back down here.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Saturday, September 26, 2015

Capt Mike put us on the fish. We had ten guys and we caught our limit of vermillion snapper. We also caught a mahi and a couple jacks. Great time and we will go back

Fished September 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, September 28, 2015

Glad we got to meet you all and take you fishing.  We are happy that you had a great time and look forward to taking you fishing again.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Saturday, September 19, 2015

We had a great time.  The Captain asked us what our goal was for the day,, if we wanted to take a bunch of fish home with us, fish for a certain type of fish, or just go catch something.  We wanted to catch the limit and that’s just what we did.  The boat was great.  Having a place to go inside and sit and relax, having a bathroom, music and A/C.  Couldn’t have asked for a better Captain and crew.

Fished September 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, September 24, 2015

We are so glad you had a great time and I know those vermillion snapper tasted great.  We enjoyed taking you all fishing and are happy to welcome you in to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Friday, September 11, 2015

Captain Mike took us right over a wreck to catch our limit in fish and then trolled for some more exciting action. There were 6 of us, and we all caught lots of fish. The mate cleaned everything and put it in bags over ice for us! Great experience…This is the only charter I will ever use in Destin from now on.

Fished September 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, September 20, 2015

We enjoyed meeting you and taking you fishing. We always do our best to make sure you have a great time.  Glad the fish cooperated with us on your trip.  We look forward to taking you fishing again and welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Thursday, August 20, 2015

We had a great time on our trip. Captain Mike, Trey and Enoch all treated us well, and we caught a lot of fish. We had enough snapper to feed two families for a few days, and my youngest son even pulled up a 6 foot bull shark!
We would definitely charter with them again, and I’ve already recommended them to someone at work.

Fished August 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, September 13, 2015

We had a great time with your family and glad you had a great time as well.  I know your son will not forget the shark he caught.  Thank you for the recommendation and look forward to seeing you all again.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The kids had a blast fishing. We were all satisfied with services provided. The only snag was the Deep Sea Fishing Advertising. We assumed we could go out and fish bigger fish like Marlin. We did not find this out till we were on the boat. The 6hr fishing trip was not long enough to go deep sea fishing as we are used to doing in Cabo.

Fished August 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, September 6, 2015

We are glad the kids had a great time and apologize for the confusion with type of fishing.  We do our best to make sure the type of fishing is understood and provide the best chances of catching fish for your trip.

Went fishing on Monday, August 10, 2015

The booking experience was great.
Mike and his first mate Trey did an excellent job making sure the kids got a great fishing experience and they sure did.

Fished August 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, August 29, 2015

We were thrilled to help you all catch fish.  Glad to welcome you in to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

TRIP WAS GREAT

Fished August 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, August 29, 2015

We were excited to take you fishing and look forward to the next fishing trip.

Went fishing on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Great time, Captain Mike and crew were great, they put us onto the fish right away. I just wish we would have scheduled more than 4 hours on the water so that we could have kept reeling them in. I have already and will continue to recommend Captain Mike and his crew.

Fished August 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The 4 hour trips can be tough this time of year, unless the mackerel are here.  This year the mackerel have been sporadic and the bottom in the 4 hour range has been worked over hard.  We do our best to give you the most and best fishing for the length of trip booked.

Went fishing on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Captain and crew were very helpful and the fishing was fun, we really enjoyed the trip and the AC in the cabin made the trip much more enjoyable. I caught a 7 foot bull shark and the crew used a underwater Go Pro to video the catch, it was awesome! The captain gave me a DVD of the whole day so the memories will last forever…

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, August 10, 2015

We are so glad you had a great time.  You held up well fighting the shark and I am sure you will watch the video a few times.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Went fishing on Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Captain and mates were very good. We caught some fish but we had rough seas and the storms cut our trip short. The captain adjusted the price accordingly. The only complaint was the weather and nobody can control that. I will use this boat again and highly recommend it to others

Fished August 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, August 6, 2015

I wish I had control of the weather,  as I hate not being able to give you what you signed up for.  You all did well hanging in there, even with the curveball from mother nature.  Look forward to another trip in the future with you and favorable weather conditions.

Went fishing on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

CAPTAIN AND CREW WERE VERY ENJOYABLE TO BE WITH AND PROFESSIONAL. WE HAD SEVERAL CHILDREN AGES 8-10 WITH OUR PARTY AND THE CREW WERE VERY GOOD WITH THEM. WE CAUGHT A NICE VARIETY OF FISH. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS CREW AND BOAT TO ANYONE.

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, August 3, 2015

Thank you.  We had a great time helping the kids catch fish.  I know they made some memories that will last forever.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.  Look forward to future trips with your family.

Went fishing on Monday, July 20, 2015

Many thanks to Captain Mike and Crew of Pescador III. We had a great day fishing and caught so many fish we fed 20 people for 3 days!!! Captain Mike even surprised us with video of our fishing experience. We would highly recommend Captain Mike and the Pescador III. We will use him again when we return to Destin!!!!

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 26, 2015

We are so glad you had and great time and proud to be a part of your family’s vacation.  You brought along some great fisherman,  which helped.  We look forward to the next trip.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

I had a great time on the Pescador III!  Captain and crew were great and were able to put us on fish on 4 hour trip…

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 20, 2015

Too bad we couldn’t keep the triggerfish.  That would have tasted great.  Glad it worked out for everyone to catch a fish, even though was the home stretch when they came alive.  We look forward to seeing you again and welcome to our fishing family.

Went fishing on Sunday, July 12, 2015

Trip was great. Captain Mike and crew, Josh and Trey were fantastic. Very informative, great help with the fishing and couldn’t have been more friendly. Fishing was good catching many white snapper among other species. Would highly recommend.

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Thank you.  I have an outstanding team/crew that is willing to help everyone have a great time.  We look forward to seeing you all again and welcome to our fishing family.

Went fishing on Monday, July 6, 2015

Great trip!  Captain Mike and his crew were very knowledgeable and courteous.  The boat and equipment were all top notch.  We caught a lot of fish and had a lot of fun.  I highly recommend and plan to book again with them on my next trip out.

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 20, 2015

Glad we had the opportunity to take you all fishing.  We enjoyed meeting you and had a great time with you.  We look forward to taking your group fishing again and welcome to our fishing family.

Went fishing on Friday, July 10, 2015

The captain and crew made sure that our family had the best experience. The crew members did an amazing job rebaiting and helping us with our catch.  The AC and rest area was very helpful for my girls to cool down. Planning to come back for Spring Break!

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 20, 2015

We are so glad you had a great time.  We enjoyed the opportunity to take your family fishing and definitely look forward to seeing you again next year.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

great memories made on a beautiful day in Destin. Fl.

Fished July 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, July 9, 2015

Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your family’s vacation.  We look forward to taking you fishing again next year.

Went fishing on Thursday, June 25, 2015

Great trip and lots of fun. Air condition cabin great! Caught lots of fish. Capital knew how to find fish and worked hard for us. A veteran of the army as I, got to share experiences. Looking forward to a return trip next year. We will do two 12hr trips next year. Best deep sea trip ever. Thanks for your help.

Fished June 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Saturday, July 4, 2015

We are so glad you had a great time.  Finding all those fish on the bucket and floating panel was great.  Never imagined so many mahi and tripletail would be sitting on them.  We cannot wait to take you out again next year.  We had a blast with you as well, and welcome to our fishing family.

Went fishing on Monday, June 15, 2015

The crew was amazing. The captain contacted me to reschedule for another day due to rough seas. Extremely happy for that. We went out on a beautiful day and caught lots of fish. I highly recommend this charter.

Fished June 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, July 2, 2015

Thank you for the great review and I am glad you had a great time.  We don’t like for the seas to be rough and especially do not like to see anyone get sick.  If I have the flexibility I will always try to move a trip for bad weather if it will work for everyone.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family.

Went fishing on Thursday, June 18, 2015

I would like to extend a tremendous thank you to Captain Mike and his crew for a wonderful and affordable experience for our family! They were all great, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I found the price was significantly less expensive than most charters, however, the experience was top notch! I would definitely recommend The Pescador III to all.

Fished June 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, June 22, 2015

Thank you for the great comments.  We thoroughly enjoyed meeting your family and had a blast with you all during the trip.  We are looking forward to seeing you again.  Welcome to the Pescador III fishing family!

Went fishing on Saturday, June 6, 2015

we caught lots of fish and had the best time captain Mike and his deck hand Danny were fun to fish with and took excellent care of us we will definitely use them again!!!!

Fished June 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, June 15, 2015

We are so glad to be part of your vacation and look forward to taking your family fishing again.  Welcome to our fishing family.

Went fishing on Saturday, May 30, 2015

Our fishing trip was amazing! Captain Mike put us on the fish, and we brought home a lot of great fish to eat. The boat was clean and in great shape, and having music playing while we were fishing was a big bonus. We caught snapper we could keep, mackerel, and grouper. We had to throw a lot of fish back because of the seasons, but as you can see from out pics we were killing them.

Fished May 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, June 8, 2015

Jacob, we were so glad to meet you all and welcome to our fishing family. Look forward to the next.  Enjoy those fish, you had the technique down.

Went fishing on Sunday, April 26, 2015

Both Captain and Crew were great,  They were easy to work with and accommodated our multiple schedule changes.  We had a great time and caught a lot of fish.  Would definitely use them again.

Fished April 2015

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Mike Whitley (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, May 4, 2015

Thank you, we enjoyed meeting you and welcoming you in to our family of fishermen.


Went fishing on Thursday, October 9, 2014

We had a great time. Captain and deck hand were fantastic; very nice and professional. We will use them again.

Fished October 2014

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Went fishing on Saturday, September 20, 2014

Your generous support of our wounded warrior program is genuinely appreciated.  It is frequently a life-changing event and has long lasting effects.  For some of the soldiers, it is the first time they have been able to relax and feel non-threatened.  I miss not having the opportunity to spend more time talking with you.  Maybe one of these days we can sit at the same table.  Looking forward to future times on the water.

Fished September 2014

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