fishing in miami

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 to arrange a fishing clinic at your club or organization.

Miami Beach Rod & Reel Club Interclub Sailfish Challenge
Metropolitan South Florida Fishing Tournament (the MET)
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
The Lucky Vee
The Lucky Vee - Miami Fishing charters
The Lucky Vee - Fishing Guide in Miami
The Lucky Vee - Light Tackle Fishing in Miami

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!

His First Catch - Dolphin

To contact Captain Dave call him at 305-965-9454 or email him at

We Proudly accept:
credit cards

Full day charter, three quarter day charter, half day charters and evening charters are available.
Normal charter times are as follows.
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Full Day
7:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.
Three Quarter Day
7:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.
Half Day
7:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M.
or 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M.
Evening Tarpon
4 hours - $600 5 pm until 9 pm
or 6pm until 10pm
6 hours - $750 5 pm until 11 pm

U.S. Anglers and U.S. currency customers can use Paypal to make your deposit.

Date You Want To Fish
Trip Remainders
December to June is also the height of both the Sailfish and Kingfish Seasons. Knot Nancy Fishing Charters can customize your trip with a half day of Sailfish and Kingfish topped off with a 4 hour evening of Tarpon fishing.
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All rates are C.O.D. upon return to the dock. We require a $100 deposit when you book your trip. Looking for a corporate event, or a large group get-together, we can also put together multiple boats for day trips. Call for reservations and rates.