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Dream Catcher Charters

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5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
+1 305-292-7212
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Another great fishing trip with Hugh

Three of us went fishing this Saturday with Hugh (Ice Man). The captain made sure that we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
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Great Captain, Nice boat, we caught fish

My pal and I went with Captain John 'Merlin' on Dream Catcher charters on July 31, 2017. Unlike... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Matt J
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The Pioneers of organized private fishing, boating, sight seeing and eco charters since 1993. What We offer: Backcountry fishing on board our Yellowfin Bay Boats that can carry 4 persons easily some with bathrooms and shade -- Flats Fishing on board our state of the art flats boats with veteran professional flats fishing guides -- Tarpon Fishing specialists in the harbor, out in the backcountry or on the flats -- Deep Sea Fishing charters for groups of 6 or less -- Wreck and reef fishing out to the Dry Tortugas -- Fun Snorkeling AND Fishing combo charters -- Sight seeing, eco tours, island hopping and more of What You Want To Do -- We are also Fly Fishing instructors and fly fishing guides. Dream Catcher Charters has set the standard for the Key West fleet with incredible customer service, impeccable clean new boats and talented guides that is seldom seen anywhere. Dream Catcher Charters is directed by veteran Key West Fishing guide Capt. Steven Lamp who has a philosophy that Only The Best Will Do.
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5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Three of us went fishing this Saturday with Hugh (Ice Man). The captain made sure that we enjoyed our 6-hour trip. He was very helpful and explained the equipment and the appropriate techniques. He was also very flexible and gave us an opportunity to try...More

5  Thank beachtraveler1112014
Steven L, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Glad to hear you guys had a great trip with Captain Hugh "Ice Man". We look forward to getting you guys out on the water again very soon!

Reviewed 4 August 2017

My pal and I went with Captain John 'Merlin' on Dream Catcher charters on July 31, 2017. Unlike Merlin from Top Gun, this guy wasn't scared and hasn't lost his edge. It was rough seas for a bit but we knew that going in. John...More

5  Thank Matt J
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Keeping our customers informed along the way about conditions and our possibilities is what we like to do. Flexing with the conditions is also important for our anglers to have a great day. Merlin pulls this off very well.

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Booked a full day fishing trip (reef, wreck, bottom, trolling) to the Marquesas Keys. Incredible experience! We can't say enough about the care our Captain, John H. aka Merlin, gave to providing us the exact experience for which we were searching. Also, John made sure...More

4  Thank jtlevinski
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

What a great review of one of our favorite trips. Capt. John really does a great job teaching and catching.. Im glad you love our new boat as much as we do..

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The boat, tackle, gear, and knowledge are what you would expect for what you are paying for at this price point. Just be aware that if aren't an experienced salt water flats/backcountry fisherman, you will likely be belittled and humbled at your every question and...More

4  Thank jrt071997
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thanks for your review of your trip with Capt. Hugh on our boats here at Dream Catcher Charters. There is not much to say in a review like this other than, we wished you had said something before you left our office and tipped Hugh....More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We have been going fishing with the same guide for several years during our yearly trip to Key West. This year, our captain became ill on the morning we were set to go fishing and since we (me, wife & 3 kids) were leaving the...More

3  Thank gerrymartinez
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

To the TripAdvisor Community. Please book the trips that we offer. The reviewer was told that our "Family Fun Fishing Charter" is just that. a low pressure non technical, easy going, enough fish for dinner trip. Not a box filler we specifically told this reviewer...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This charter was worth every penny and gave me an experience I'll never forget. We spent a 4 hour trip with Captain Hugh. I allowed him to take me where he thought I would catch the biggest fish... so we went shark fishing. First he...More

3  Thank Krista S
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

You were beaming when you got back.. Im glad you guys had fun fishing with Hugh. Thanks so much for the great review..

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Many thanks to dream catcher charters. My 11 yo son wanted to experience shark fishing so we flew to the keys. After a little research we called Dream Catcher and Jennifer had us scheduled and boom! The day arrived. We got to the dock and...More

7  Thank Robbatl123
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Wow.. thats awesome! Best time of his life. I am sure there will be more of those moments for him but I am glad we made it for today. Thanks for your review..

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I researched and decided to book with these folks based on their stellar reviews and came away with a totally different experience and what I had expected. We fished the morning of June 18th, 2017. The captain was nice, the boat was clean and like...More

8  Thank drjwizz
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 enjoyed a super fun day of fishing with Captain "Dory." Dory customized the trip to do exactly what we wanted. She was extremely attentive and made sure we caught fish!! We caught 30 fish and she filleted them for dinner that...More

3  Thank Laura_Butt73
Steven L, Front Office Manager at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you so much for the review Laura! Capt. Paulette is a lot of fun to be on board with & we are thrilled she was able to provide you with such a memorable experience for you & your family! See you next time!

Reviewed 12 July 2017

My 22 year old son and I booked Captain Steve [-] for a 6 hour backcountry fishing trip. We met him bright and early at the marina and his boat was spotless and his equipment top notch. It was downhill from there. I have never...More

5  Thank 1Harvey1983
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your very surprising review. I really never expected this after the really fun day we had fishing together and the challenges we had as I was trying to help you through your experiences with severe motion sickness. I was very excited about...More

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Bella S
17 August 2017|
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Response from Steven L | Property representative |
All of our boats have life jackets for everyone on board.. These might be a little uncomfortable to wear throughout the day. For smaller children we have wearable Coast Guard approved life jackets. Some for adults.. Please... More
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Apoquag
11 April 2017|
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Response from Steven L | Property representative |
Hi.. We don't offer three day fishing charters. So I cannot properly answer your question..
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Carmita M
1 June 2016|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
The website has all the information published depending on the type of excursion you want.
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