Captain Pat Dineen of Shalimar, Florida, has been a licensed captain for more than 20 years and his personal guide service is "Flyliner Charters." He has also been the captain of "Private Sportfishers" for Campbell Fishing Team for 9 years. Dineen's guide service concentrates on the inshore/nearshore waters of Destin and Panama City while my Campbell Fishing Team areas are the offshore blue waters of the northern Gulf, the Bahamas, and Mexico. His expertise is in fly-fishing and sight fishing, and particularly redfish and tarpon.
"Captain Jeff Hagaman of Odessa, Florida, has been a fishing guide for 13 years, working the waters from Tarpon Springs to Boca Grande. An expert in targeting inshore game fish, along with tarpon along the beaches and in Boca Grande Pass, Hagaman fishes out of two boats--a Shaffer with a Yamaha outboard and a Maverick with a Yamaha outboard. A regular in southwest Florida fishing tournaments, Hagaman focuses his efforts on the FLW Redfish Tour as well as tarpon and kingfish events along his coast. "
Captain Geoffrey Page of Sarasota, Florida, has been a fishing guide for 10 years working the waters from Tampa Bay south to Charlotte Harbor. An expert in light tackle flats fishing and beach tarpon fishing. Page fishes out of a 22' Pathfinder XL Tournament powered with the new Yamaha SHO V-Max 250. Geoffrey is a regular on the Professional Redfish circuit fishing in the ESPN Redfish Tour, IFA and FLW series. He has one first place finish along with at least 20 top ten finishes in 8 years of professional red fishing.
Captain Ron Hueston of Naples, FL, has been fishing 15 years in the Everglades and 10,000 Islands. An expert at targeting trophy snook in the Everglades region at night using spin and plug rods, Hueston fishes out of a Skeeter ZX22 Bay Boat powered by 250hp Yamaha. Hueston, a Professional Angler, fishes the national redfish circuit tournaments with (2) 1st place finishes. He supports his region by fishing and guiding in local inshore tournaments such as the Flatmasters and Redsnook Charity tournaments, winning several big fish awards as the guide.
Born in Homestead, Capt. Ridge Murphy has been fishing the waters off South Florida since he was three. You may have seen him in episodes of Sportsman’s Adventures as well as casting a line and spreading his knowledge of fishing on Captain Rick Murphy YouTube Channel.
Whether it’s inshore or offshore, Capt. Ridge is an expert angler in his own right. He has fished in dozens of tournaments, including the prestigious Herman Lucerne Memorial, Miami Billfish, Super Bowl Tournaments and Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series. He also competes as a guide in the Tarpon Fly Tournament, Golden Fly, Gold Cup and the Ladies Tarpon Fly Tournament where he took first place in 2023. Capt. Ridge is a CCA Life Member joining many anglers as a voice in conservation. On his days off, you’ll most likely find him chasing snook, redfish, tarpon and trout in the Everglades.
With Capt. Ridge, chartering is as much about the experience as it is the catch: “Taking people out and watching them enjoy the outdoors as much as I do never gets old. Helping them land their first fish––or even their hundredth––is always a thrill.”
A Miami native, Captain Jimbo grew up fishing South Florida for the many abundant offshore species that frequent the warm blue gulf stream waters. Alongside his brother Rick, he owns and operates the Thomas Flyer at the Bayside Marketplace in the heart of downtown Miami.
Captain Mike Holliday of Stuart, Florida has been a fishing guide for 24 years, working the waters from Jupiter to Vero Beach. An expert on fishing inshore, offshore and along the beaches, Holliday specializes in chasing tarpon, snook, spotted seatrout, cobia, permit, jumbo jack crevalles and most offshore gamefish. He regularly fishes out of a Maverick Master Angler 21 with Yamaha 250 VMAX SHO four stroke outboard. Captain Holiday has authored two books on fishing: ""Sportsman's Best; Inshore Fishing"" and ""Secrets For Catching Seatrout".
"Captain Jim Ross of Rockledge, FL, has been fishing the waters from Mosquito Lagoon, Indian and Banana Rivers, and the Atlantic Ocean outside of Port Canaveral for 14 years. Ross is an expert at light tackle ""sight"" fishing on the flats and live baiting the near shore Atlantic waters. Just depending on the day, Ross can been seen at the local boat ramp fishing out of his Skeeter 22' Bay Boat or Pathfinder 17' tunnel boat, both powered by Yamaha. Ross was a National Champion Team member on the under 23' Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) tournament trail."
Capt. Tommy is a lifelong resident of beautiful St. Augustine, Florida and is a full-time fishing guide. In his 10+ years of guiding in Northeast Florida he has acquired extensive knowledge of fishing the Intracoastal Waterway and its many creeks, flats, and backcountry estuaries. A U.S. Coast Guard approved Captain, Tommy is also an avid tournament fisherman and has competed for the last fourteen years in various redfish tournament trails including: the ESPN Redfish Cup, FLW Redfish Tour, Florida Pro Redfish Series, and IFA Redfish Tour. Specializing in super shallow water angling, he will guide you to the best saltwater light-tackle and fly fishing opportunities around the St. Augustine, Palm Coast and Flagler beach areas.
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