Captain
Mike Dates

Member since September 2014

Destin, United States

Background
Mike has been a USCG licensed Captain for over 14 years, but he's fished the waters of Destin since 1969. He and his crew work tirelessly to put you on fish, and employ their wealth of knowledge and experience on every trip they run.

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Destin, United States
Background
Mike has been a USCG licensed Captain for over 14 years, but he's fished the waters of Destin since 1969. He and his crew work tirelessly to put you on fish, and employ their wealth of knowledge and experience on every trip they run.
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4.92
out of 5 stars from 55 reviews
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
94%
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Michelle Morgan
Destin, Florida
 5.00
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Fishing with Mike Dates

VERIFIED   NEW  September 18, 2018
We had an amazing time today fishing with Mike.  We really appreciated all the little things like how he baited our hooks...
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Scott Gardzelewski
Macon, Georgia
 5.00
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Best trip ever

VERIFIED   June 16, 2018
Capt. Mike is a true professional it just so happens he has salt water in his veins.  For the week leading up to the trip...
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Kurt Koth
Ballwin, MO
 5.00
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3 Hour Kids Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   July 26, 2018
We had a great time with Captain Mike! He was really attentive to the kids and made sure they had a great time. We caught 10...
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John Collins
West Liberty, KY
 5.00
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Half Day with Capt Mike

VERIFIED   July 12, 2018
Great afternoon with Captain Mike!  He is very hospitable and kept putting us on the fish. I plan to look him up on my...
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Mike Meade
Louisville, KY
 5.00
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Wonderful Father/Son Experience

VERIFIED   June 20, 2018
What a great experience!  Captain Mike was great with my 12 year old son and we caught plenty of fish to keep him smiling. ...
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