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 56 reviews
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Experience
Great time considering the weather !!
Fishing with Mike Dates
Fishing with Mike Dates
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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
89%
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Michelle M.
Destin, Florida
 5.00
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Fishing with Mike Dates

VERIFIED   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 G.
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 K.
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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Will M.
Glen Allen, VA
 5.00
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  December 30, 2018
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Josh S.
Cashion, OK
 5.00
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Fishing with Mike

VERIFIED   August 10, 2018
Did amazing with our 7 year old boy. Had good experience with captain mike. Karson loved fishing with mike.
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