About Us (and Our Fishing Charters in Miami)!
Captain Dave Kostyo specializes in live bait, light tackle Miami fishing charters. 35 plus years of fishing experience include 23 years of charter fishing off the Miami coast. This has honed his skills for tarpon fishing, sailfish fishing, kingfish fishing, dolphin fishing, amberjack, tuna, cobia, wahoo and more!!
Captain Dave conducts seminars and clinics at local tackle shops, fishing clubs, sporting goods stores, and boat shows throughout South Florida. Call 305-620-5896 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a fishing clinic at your club or organization.
- Kite and downrigger fishing
- Kingfish fishing
- Dolphin fishing
- Sailfish fishing
- Tarpon fishing
- Summertime fishing techniques
- Bait Catching & Cast Net throwing-hands on instruction
- Fishing Knot tying-hands on instruction
- Wire twisting-hands on instruction
- Fishing Leader building-hands on instruction
Miami Beach Rod & Reel Club Interclub Sailfish Challenge
Metropolitan South Florida Fishing Tournament (the MET)
- Light Tackle Division Tarpon Release Award (3 times)
- 1st place - Tarpon Release - Unlimited Division
- 1st Place - Tarpon Release - 20# Division (5 times)
- 1st Place - Tarpon Release - 12# Division (4 times)
- 1st Place - Tarpon Release - 8# Division (twice)
- 1st Place - Tarpon Release - Junior Division
- Junior Angler received Special Achievement Award
- 1st Place - Jack Crevalle Release - Junior Division
- 1st Place - Tarpon Release - Plug Division
- 2nd & 3rd place finishes in a variety of categories and weight divisions
South Florida Fishing Club - Shooters Kingfish Tournament (open to the public)
Yamaha Miami Billfish Tournament
BellSouth Pioneers Dolphin Tournament
7th Annual St. Patrick's Day Fishing Tournament
Miami / Evinrude Tarpon Tournament
Captain Dave gives back to the community:Captain Dave is an active member of the South Florida Fishing Club. He is a past president, board member, angling committee member, and even wrote a program to keep club catch records. He continually shares his knowledge with club members both one on one and through the numerous seminars he gives throughout the year.
Captain Dave is a past Board of Directors Member of the Metropolitan South Florida Fishing Tournament (MET) Committee.
Captain Dave is also a member of the IGFA and donates a guide trip to support the IGFA's Fund Raising International Auction & Banquet.
Captain Dave keeps on giving!
- Donated fishing trip to "Taste of the Shores" to aid "KIDS IN DISTRESS".
- Donated guide fee to help Junior angler win Junior Tarpon Release Division in annual MET Fishing Tournament.
- Assisted spouse with fund raising activities for Telephone Pioneers.
- Assisted Florida Conservation Association with KIDS Fishing Clinic.
- Donates a fishing trip to Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Broward County each year.
- Donates a fishing trip to the "MAKE-A-WISH" Foundation each year.