Thank you to our guides for helping to make the 10th Anniversary of the MSMIO a success. We have partnered up with many of our local fishing guides to provide an unforgettable experience for our Platinum Sponsors. The guides are booked on a very limited, first come, first serve basis. Please contact R.J. Ferraro at (772) 221-0600 to book your guide for this event.
Who will take the top spot this year?
Top Guide 2017
Captain Adam White
St Lucie Flats Fishing is based out of Fort Pierce, Florida. Captain Adam White offers inshore fishing on the Indian River Lagoon, and near shore fishing out of the Fort Pierce inlet in the Atlantic Ocean. The Indian River is an extremely diverse ecosystem that offers a multitude of species to be caught year round. Anglers of any experience are welcome along with children of all ages.
Top Guide 2016
Captain Jonathan Earnhart
Captain Jon is a native Floridan and was raised fishing the alluring waters of South Florida. Fast Forward 27 Years and you’ll still find him doing what he does best, angling fish of all kinds. With native knowledge and the dedication to put you on the fish, Captain Jon strives to achieve his goal of making you a client for life, not just the day.
Capt. Jessie Berry
Jump aboard with Captain Berry to build memories that are sure to never be forgotten! Explore a variety of locations from grass beds to weed lines on Florida`s famous Treasure Coast. Whether you are looking for dinner, or to hunt the game fish of your dreams, Captain Berry will get you Tightened Up.
Capt. Carl Eby
Fintastic Fishing Charters
Light tackle~ Inshore & Flats Guided Trips
Captain Carl Eby can guide yo to the big one and ensure you bend a lot of rods. He features a 20 ft Ranger bay Boat with a 150 hp Mercury Four Stroke Outboard Motor.
Capt. Buddy Kirkhart
Whether you are a seasoned veteran Fly fisherman or a novice spin fisherman looking for your first snook, Capt. Buddy Kirkhart will treat you like a good friend. He will share a great time on the water with you along with his passion for one of the best fisheries in Florida. Stuart, FL is known as the Snook epicenter of the U.S.A!
Capt. Mark Nichols
Captain mark invented DOA Lures in 1989 and he is working to invent better lures everyday. Call Capt mark to book your charter of a lifetime!
Capt. Justin Rieger
Captain Justin Rieger with Just-IN-Time Fishing Charters can be found inshore chasing Redfish, Trout, Snook, and Pompano in the shallows of the Indian River Lagoon or Cruising the Beach in search of Cobia, Tarpon, and Permit. We also run trips out to our various reefs and wrecks in search of Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Sailfish, Dolphin, and Wahoo. Capt. Justin runs a 23 ft Ranger Bay you can choose to fish with him aboard the Ranger or your own vessel as he also offers an on your boat availability. Whether you are an experienced angler or just getting started, Capt. Justin will do what it takes to make your day on the water an experience to remember.
Capt Greg Snyder
River Hawk Charter's Captain Greg Snyder has been fishing for snook, sea trout, redfish and tarpon in the waters of Stuart, Port Saint Lucie, Ft. Pierce, Jupiter, Jensen Beach and Hobe Sound for over 20 years. Capt. Greg's 20 years of fishing experience is dedicated to bringing his customers a day filled with fishing and memories. Guiding you along the famous waterways of the Indian River Lagoon in both the flats rivers and along the coastlines, bringing you to some of the best fishing spots
Capt. Chris Britton
Come fish with Capt Chris Britton in Stuart, Fl. Fishing out of a 2016 Sportsman Masters 227, this slick bay boat is a pure fishing boat with comfortability. Capt Chris has over 15 years of experience fishing in Stuart and Ft Pierce waters. He has a degree from the University of Miami in Marine Biology. The Captain always says to catch a fish you have to think like one. Capt Chris looks for tarpon most of the year but also likes to mix it up a little and target snook, sharks, and mostly anything that will get the line tight. Come experience some of the best inshore fishing Florida has to offer.
Capt. Charlie Conner
Light tackle fishing charters out of Fort Pierce, Florida on the Indian River with Captain Charlie Conner. Fish along the mangroves and grass flats for redfish, snook and trout.
Captain Charlie has been fishing the Indian River for over 35 years. He welcomes novice to experienced anglers. Kids are always welcome!
Everything is included in your fishing charter: rods, reels, tackle, bait, lures, and licenses. Captain Charlie is a licensed and insured Coast Guard Master Captain and has been guiding for over 15 years.
Capt. Ed Zyak
I grew up here in Martin County, Florida fishing the southern Indian River Lagoon and started my guiding career in 1998
Soon after that I began tournament fishing nationally in the FLW Redfish Tour and the ESPN Redfish Cup series. I competed on the top level in these events until 2008 when our second child was born and I decided to focus 100% on my family and the guiding business that I love so much. For the last 15 years I have been one of the most sought out fishing guides in Florida, and have established a reputation of producing not just fish, but memorable days on the water for my clients.
Capt. Melly Buckley
Florida native, Captain Melinda Buckley, AKA Capt Melly B, loves to share her love and knowledge of our local waterways with others.
The Indian River Lagoon and St Lucie River offer a wide variety of species to pull some drag.
Some of the species available in our area include, but are not limited to: Snook, Trout, Redfish, Tarpon, Jacks, Ladyfish, Snapper, Pompano, Flounder, Grouper, and Sharks of all kinds.
The area's wide variety of habitat, like its grass flats and mangrove shorelines also allow great views of nature by boat. On any given day, you can see porpoises, manatees, sea turtles, and numerous types of birds, as we cruise the waterways to our fishing destination.
Capt. Mark Dravo
Capt. Mark Dravo is a fishing guide on the beautiful Indian River Lagoon in Fort Pierce, Florida. He has over 30 years experience fishing these waters and will guarantee a great time catching snook, redfish and gator trout, just to name a few of the wide variety of fish caught in this area.
Capt. George Gozdz
When Captain George Gozdz isn’t filming for his television show “Reel Time Florida Sportsman” you’ll find him guiding on the Indian River Lagoon and St.Lucie River system. A resident of Florida for all but five months of his life, Capt. George Gozdz is as native as native gets. This United States Coast Guard Licensed Master Captain has vast knowledge of the game fish of the Indian River Lagoon that comes literally from thousands of hours spent on the waterway he calls home.
Capt. John Milroy
Retired Lt. EMT FDDD 30 years active tournament Captain in the Bahamas, keys and the Treasure Coast. Flats fishing is his specialty.
Capt. Lance Shaughnessy
Captain Fernando Stalker
Captain Stalker has been recreationally fishing the Southeast Florida region for over 25 years. His knowledge extends from offshore kite fishing, trolling and bottom fishing to inshore snook, tarpon and freshwater bass fishing.
Captain Stalker is a business professional that has turned his passion for the outdoors and interaction with others into a full time affair. His motivation comes directly from the satisfaction of his guests, regardless if they are an avid fisherman or a curious beginner. He is always on hand to demonstrate the many fishing techniques within various locations and raises your spirits to the methods of fishing principles. What sets Captain Stalker apart from most anglers, is his unique enthusiasm to sharing his most secretive information!