If you are looking for an enthusiastic expert who is on the fish and truly believes that fishing is not only fun, but it is for everyone… give Captain Mike a call.
Like many captains Captain Mike practices catch and release so please bring your camera.
Captain Mike never knows what his customers like to eat or drink so please bring your own.
Experience the Finest Backcountry Flats Fishing in the Upper Florida Keys!
Come see the keys and all its wildlife as few have, from the comfort of a shallow draft boat. Witness Dolphin feeding, Osprey diving, or alligators basking in the sun.
Watch crocodiles, herons, sea turtles, otters, manatees, sharks, iguanas, and all sorts of migratory birds during the day.
Or venture out before dark and view one of our spectacular sunsets, followed by shooting stars or perhaps a meteor shower.
We offer half and full day tours - lots of opportunity for great photos of the Upper Florida Keys and its native wildlife.
Canoe trips are also available for the ultimate in a backcountry experience of the natural world. As we get into July, August and September the days get longer and the fishing gets hotter. Bonefish, Permit, and Tarpon (the Flats Slam) become the main targets pursued. Sight fishing the gin clear waters of the ocean side flats while cowfish, stingrays and small sharks cruise by you. With early morning and late afternoon/night being the prime time to find these fish moving & feeding. Full day trip (8 hours) can be split 6am-10am (4 hours), then 4pm-8pm (4 hours) to give you the best chance possible. Contact Mike for details.
Welcome - Captain Mike Makowski is a true South Florida native with a deep passion for fishing and a flare for local history. Offering guided flats and Backcountry trips in the Upper Florida Keys, Everglades National Park and Biscayne National Park.
Sight fishing using fly or light tackle for exciting game fish like bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook, redfish, and more on shallow flats in protected waters and wilderness areas. Whether you are an expert or novice, you will find some of the best fishing and backcountry waters around.
Available all year long for ½, full, night, canoe, eco and multi-day trips. Come sight fish paradise for a flats fishing adventure. If you are looking for an enthusiastic expert who is on the fish and truly believes that fishing is not only fun, but it is for everyone… give Captain Mike a call at (305) 481-0111.
Mercury XS-Pro Outboard
Florida Backcountry fishing at its finest.