We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dream Catcher Charters

Features Animals
5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Sharks!

My husband and I visited Key West in March 2016. We first went deep sea fishing with a different... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2016
Tracey P
Excellent Day of Fishing with Captain John Reed Jr.

This was my second trip with Dream Charters and like the first trip, we received another great... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
GGrider G
,
Sanford, North Carolina
Read all 932 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fishing trip” (100 reviews)
“snapper” (100 reviews)
“ice man” (28 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION
5555 College Rd, Key West, FL 33040-4307
Write a ReviewReviews (932)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"fishing trip"
in 100 reviews
"snapper"
in 100 reviews
"ice man"
in 28 reviews
"captain nate"
in 22 reviews
"lady fish"
in 24 reviews
"yellowfin"
in 24 reviews
"charter company"
in 30 reviews
"flats fishing"
in 31 reviews
"jack crevalle"
in 13 reviews
"hour trip"
in 49 reviews
"pound tarpon"
in 10 reviews
"different species of fish"
in 20 reviews
"caught fish"
in 39 reviews
"black tip"
in 17 reviews
"blue runners"
in 13 reviews
"top of the line"
in 21 reviews
"charter service"
in 13 reviews
Filter

271 - 280 of 927 reviews

Reviewed April 6, 2016

My husband and I visited Key West in March 2016. We first went deep sea fishing with a different charter company, and while it was fun... we wanted more of a "hands on" personalized fishing trip. We found Dream Catchers! And, they offered a very...More

1  Thank Tracey P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Thank you for the great review.. Our hands on approach to fishing is making waves with our anglers. Capt. Nick does a great job teaching and showing folks the ropes.. Thanks for getting out with us.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 4, 2016

This was my second trip with Dream Charters and like the first trip, we received another great captain. He was totally nice and laid back and catered to what we wanted to do. Dream Catchers has state of the art boats and a booking process...More

3  Thank GGrider G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Sounds like a great fishing day once again on board "Cowboys" boat. Capt. John really has a lot of fun fishing with his folks and it shows.. Hope to see you all again sometime and thanks for the great review of my company..

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 4, 2016

A couple of years ago my husband went on a fishing adventure with Dream Catcher Charters and was so impressed. This year we went out with them twice in 5 days, once on a backcountry ecotour and once on a backcountry fishing trip. Both trips...More

1  Thank WilmaF49
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

While all of our Trip Advisor reviews are Real and come from from real experiences we have with our clients - none scream louder than a veteran reviewer such as this one that says our trips are awesome. Thanks for taking the time to write...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Three of us spent the afternoon fishing with Capt. Hugh aka "Ice Man" and had a great time. Capt Hugh got us to the spots and we caught enough fish to feed our crew a number of times - tasty. Looking forward to doing it...More

2  Thank ccfdef
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Sounds like a great trip. Capt. Hugh does a great job of Getting it done out there with his anglers. Come see us again when you come back to Key West..

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 30, 2016

My nine-year old son and I met Captain John in the morning of March 23rd to go shark fishing. After stopping at one of his traps to grab some shrimp, we headed out to catch some bait fish while waiting for the tide to rise...More

2  Thank Gregory S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Looking through our reviews is not hard to see that our captains really take a ton of pride in showing our folks a great day on the water. I really appreciate you bringing all the great features of fishing with Capt. John "Merlin" and Dream...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Awesome day of fishing with captain nick, aka captain Hollywood. Caught lots of fish and nick made our day fun. He took us to great fishing spots and he had plentiful bait in the boat. Definitely recommend Dream Catcher Charters for fishing the flats in...More

2  Thank swmunroe
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Fishing is supposed to be fun and Capt. Nick really knows how to project that.. Thats why we call him "Hollywood" Capt. Nick loves being on the fishing stage and his great reviews here on Trip Advisor show that.. Thanks for fishing with us.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a fishing charter with Dream Catchers, skippered by Nick, aka Capt. Hollywood. Sweet fishing spots in the Flats, comfortable boat, well equipped. Nick knew his stuff, had a great personality, & made the expedition a blast! Hooked 40 or more fish, including Snapper, Porgie,...More

2  Thank Vagabond27
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

As I read through the reviews of our 7 full time captains that put the Dream Catcher Charters shirt on every day it humbles me as a veteran fishing guide to know that guys Like Capt. Nick are proud to make peoples days on the...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 29, 2016

Absolutely amazing! Dream Catchers made this such a wonderful experience. Jennifer made booking so easy and answered all my questions concerning what was to be expected. This was our first time Flat Fishing and Capt. Brian “Goose” was the best. First thing he asks us...More

3  Thank Sandra C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2016

There are few things more fun than a huge tarpon and the photo to go with it and not harming the fish. Thanks for your great review. We hope to see you again..

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough positive things about these guys. From the first phone call to stepping off the boat it was professional, polite, and down right great. It started when I called. The boss who's name escapes me told me that it was going to...More

3  Thank Michael F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Steven L, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2016

We really appreciate such a great and glowing review. thanks for noticing all the qualities we like to put into every day we have folks on the water..

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Capt Nate was fantastic. He was flexible with us and we got to do everything we we hoped to do. Even our 7 year old who wanted to catch a shark, well he got to catch a shark! Capt Nate was very good with our...More

4  Thank kylepattillo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
TheKeyWester, Owner at Dream Catcher Charters, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2016

Capt. Nate runs our 28ft Center console that is geared toward family fishing, snorkeling and sight seeing experiences.. Fun days on the water.. Thanks for your great review and we hope to see you again..

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 51 hotels in Key West
Hyatt Residence Club Key West, Beach House
605 reviews
.70 km away
Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel
2,950 reviews
.74 km away
24 North Hotel
688 reviews
.84 km away
The Gates Hotel | Key West
1,071 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tavern N Town
1,679 reviews
.86 km away
Hurricane Hole Restaurant & Marina
1,075 reviews
.88 km away
Roostica Wood-Fire Pizzeria
747 reviews
1.50 km away
Jimmy's Ocean Blue Tiki Bar
194 reviews
.68 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mermaid Therapy Charters
9 reviews
.95 km away
Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden
251 reviews
.44 km away
Sheriff's Animal Farm
22 reviews
.16 km away
Key West Pro Guides
1,378 reviews
.88 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Karmacomesback
January 29, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DrCatcher | Property representative |
Thats a million dollar question.. 1. Depends on the trip you are on.. 2. Depends on the weather The weather in April here in Key West can be windy. Mostly out of the East which makes for great sail fishing weather on the... More
1
Vote
Bella S
August 17, 2017|
Answer
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
1
Vote
Apoquag
April 11, 2017|
Answer
Response from Steven L | Property representative |
Hi.. We don't offer three day fishing charters. So I cannot properly answer your question..
0
Votes
;