IGFA Captains and Guides
North America Region
Allen E. DeSilvamakocharters@gmail.com
11 Abri Lane
Mako Charters has moved up to a 65 ft Hatteras. Built in 2004 she has just had a major refit and is ready to offer VIP charters throughout the Caribbean. We are based out of the beautiful Princess Hotel & Marina in Hamilton in Bermuda for June, July and August for the peak big blue marlin season, then moving south to St. Thomas and the Dominican Republic. Also offering live aboard fishing packages.
A premier Lake Ontario fishing charter specializing in Great Lakes style trolling for trout and salmon.
Nova Scotia NS
Captain Bertrand Bouchard is owner and operator of Makaira Adventures offering fishing charters in Cape Verde, BomBom Principe Island, Nova Scotia and Gabon, Africa. All Makaira Adventures sportfishers are custom-built G&S boats crewed professionally with top-of-the-line tackle. Based in BomBom Principe his "Makaira Lodge" has luxurious amenities for the most discerning clientele.
Jimmie Jack Drathjimmiejack@jimmiejackfishing.com
Jimmie Jack Fishing Inc
45773 Big Eddy Rd
Soldotna, AK 99669-6964
Captain Jimmie Jack Drath's Alaskan Fishing Lodge is located on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Drath's lodge offers spectacular beach front accommodations combined with world-class fishing. Fully guided and outfitted fishing trips are offered there for Kenai River king, silver (coho), sockeye, rainbow trout, lingcod and rockfish. Can fish the Kenai, Seward, Homer and Ninilchik, Alaska with over 10,000 happy guests served since 1995.
Crackerjack Charters/Capt. Nik's Sportfishing
PO Box 54
Seward, AK 99664-0054
Captain Nik Ranta is the owner and operator of the M/V Crackerjack, a 31' Farallon, in Seward Alaska. As a U.S. Coast Guard Master license and IGFA Captain he has led his clientele to 13 IGFA world records. With over 20 years of experience fishing the Kenai Peninsula fishing, captain Ranta is recognized as a leader in light tackle fishing halibut, lingcod, and chinook, sockeye and coho salmon. Although his summer season is dedicated to his charter business in Seward, he spends as much time as possible in lower latitudes during the winter months chasing pelagic species. Ranta also serves as the President of the Seward Charterboat Association and is an active voice in all aspects of fisheries management.
Gray Gulf Charters
300 Quivira St
Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4204
Captain Charlie Gray owns and operates Gray Gulf Charters, based out of Dauphin Island, Alabama, U.S. Captain Gray and Gulf Charters offer inshore and nearshore saltwater fishing charters, specializing in red drum, spotted seatrout, tripletail, Spanish mackerel, flounder and more.
Mitchell G. Lattof IIIsaltydognkona@gmail.com
Salty Dog Sportfishing
Orange Beach, AL
www.saltydogfishing.com Salty Dog Sportfishing www.saltydoginshore.com
Available world wide including Gulf Coast, Bahamas, Hawaii, Australia, Prince Edward Island, Ascension Island, Cape Verde Islands, Azores.
Mitchell G. Lattof, Jr.firstname.lastname@example.org
Salty Dog Sportfishing
Orange Beach, AL
Captain Mitchell G. Lattof, Jr. offers inshore and offshore charters in the Central Gulf of Mexico from Panama City, Florida, U.S. to Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S.
Tailchaser Sportfishing Inc
400 Main St
Newport Beach, CA 92661-1330
Captain Bill Gorham operates the Tailchaser out of Newport Beach, California, U.S. and specializes in targeting the both the inshore and offshore gamefish of Southern California, including billfish, dolphinfish, kelp (calico) bass, California halibut, California yellowtail, tunas and more. Take advantage of a 10% discount for all current IGFA members with a valid membership card.
208 Nordoff St
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Captain Bryan Adams runs both a 61-foot Viking and a 38-foot Fountain along the southern California coast and Baja Peninsula, and specializes in targeting tuna, yellowtail, marlin, dolphinfish, kelp (calico) bass, rockfish and halibut.
Huli Cat Sportfishing
1 Johnson Pier, Slip H-9
Pillar Point Harbor
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Captain Tom Mattusch fishes central California coast by Half Moon Bay for salmon, rockfish, Humboldt squid, and even Dungeness crab. Whale watching tours are also available.
Your Weekend Angler Outfitter & Guide Service
144 Perry St
Unionville, CT 06085-1024
Offering advanced fly fishing instruction on the water for individual or groups, children from ages nine and older, as well as, specialized instruction for handicapped individuals. Locations include New England and mid Atlantic with destination trips to Oregon and British Columbia. Specializing in migratory fish, sight fishing, night fishing for brown trout on mouse flies and striped bass on the shores of Cape Cod. Offering discounts for IGFA members.
Pharasea On the Fly Charters LLC
420 F Emmett St
Bristol, CT 06010-7761
Captain Pete Toscani runs a fishing charter operation out of Westbrook, Connecticut, U.S. and specializes in targeting the variety of species found in the Long Island Sound, specifically striped bass, bluefish, tautog, flounder, bonito and more.
8626 NW 58th Ct
Parkland, FL 33067-5053
With 25 years fishing professionally worldwide, Captain Bertram Vachette is now a private yacht captain based in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He specializes in kite fishing for sailfish within sight of the beach, night sword fishing and fishing the beach and intercostal for tarpon. Additionally he is a captain-for-hire in the Florida Keys and tournament fishing in the Bahamas.
Bouncer's Dusky 33
1521 Alton Rd # 505
Miami Beach, FL 33139-3301
Captain Bouncer Smith runs fishing charters out of Miami, Florida, U.S. aboard the Bouncer's Dusky 33 - a 33-foot Dusky center console. Captain Smith specializes targeting a wide variety of species including swordfish, sailfish, tarpon, grouper, snapper, mackerel, snook and more.
Awol Fishing Charters
1542 NE 17th Way
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33304-1335
Hope Fishing Adventures
Western Everglades, FL
Captain Charlie Phillips is the owner/operator of Hope Fishing Adventures and offers half and full-day trips out of the Everglades City, Florida area. His operation is licensed to fish Everglades National Park, as well as, holds permits for shelling and stopping on keys in the 10,000 Islands area. Fully insured, he can accommodate a maximum of four passengers and fish for all available species of game fish aboard a custom-built 24' tower-boat capable of fishing the offshore wrecks and still run shallow to fish the flats for redfish and snook.
Game On Sportfishing
8079 Gulfstream Blvd
Marathon, FL 33050-2894
Captain Chris Morrison owns and operates Keys Light Tackle Fishing Charters based out of Marathon, Florida, U.S. Captain Morrison specializes in light-tackle and fly-fishing the nearshore and backcountry waters of the Florida Keys, targeting tarpon, snook, grouper, snapper, mackerel, tuna. Captain Morrison guides in the Florida Keys August thru April and Charleston, South Carolina April thru August.
Christopher M. Taylortarpontides88@gmail.com
Florida Reels Fishing Charters
8815 Dyer Rd
Riverview, FL 33578-4941
Captain Christopher Taylor is the owner, and operator of Florida Reels Fishing Charters. Captain Christopher Taylor offers inshore fishing charters targeting Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and Tripletail in Tampa Bay. Captain Christopher Taylor also Targets Tarpon in Boca Grande Pass during the months of May through July using traditional live bait methods.
Salty Dog Charters LLC
Big bend area North Florida, FL
Captain Neel and Salty Dawg Charters LLC fish the big bend area of North Florida.