Boca Grande Offshore
Meet The Captain
4th Generation Floridian And Venice Native Mike Wise
Captain Mike Wise is a top Boca Grande Offshore Fishing Charter Captain. Mike's a fourth generation Floridian born in Venice, Florida. Mike grew up on Thornton Key, a barrier island between Stump Pass and Little Gasparilla Pass. As a child Captain Mike Wise used to take the boat to the bus stop, now that's Florida. Mike's father Merv and his neighbor actually named "Rum Bay" and he can't wait to tell you the story.
Captain Mike is one of the few Boca Grande Fishing Charter Captains, that is a federally permitted reef and pelagic species expert. This certification enables Mike's patrons to venture further that nine miles off shore, with trips up to one hundred miles from the beach, to catch the big game fish. In addition to this, Captain Mike is also a Coast Guard approved 6-pack captain (OUPV License), allowing for upto six guests on the charter boat.
If you didn't catch anything on your last charter in south west Florida, you weren't far enough, and you definitely weren't with Boca Grande Fishing Charter Captain Mike Wise!
*Phone calls will be returned after 6:00 PM
Rates (up to 4 Guests) for Offshore Boca Grande Fishing Charters
Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Kingfish, Amberjack
|up to 30 nautical miles
|up to 40 nautical miles
|up to 6 total passengers
Grouper, Assorted Snapper, Red Snapper*
|over 40 nautical miles
|up to 6 total passengers
*Red Snapper is a seasonal fish typically fished in June - July
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The Offshore Boat
2007 25' Parker SE
Twin 2020 Mercury 150 4 Strokes
EXPERIENCE YOU CAN COUNT ON
DECADES OF EXPERIENCE RIGHT HERE ON THE GULF COAST
Whether it's for fishing or for leisure, Mike and his team at Wise Guys Charters are ready for your experience to begin. Some of the favorite charter destinations include, Little Gasparilla Island, Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, Knight's Island, Palm Island, Englewood, Pine Island, Cabbage Key, Venice, Port Charlotte and more!
If you don't see your location listed, but you'd like a fishing charter in South West Florida, please reach out to us directly. If we can't make the trip for you, we know several qualified captains that can.
Don't waste your time with someone who doesn't have the experience, after all fishing is fun, but safety is also a top priority while navigating the water.
Why Captain Mike?
Over 40 years as a local fisherman in Boca Grande, Little Gasparilla Island, Palm Island and the surrounding area.
- Winner of over 2 dozen fishing tournaments in the surrounding waters.
- Tournament captain experience for sponsors such as Jim Beam, Hungry Howies, Century Boats and more.
- Over 25 years as a federally permitted reef and pelagic species expert.
Where Do We Launch?
Wise Guys Charters launches from Eldred's Marina, right before the toll bridge heading to Boca Grande.
Upon arriving to Eldred's please go into the office and pay for parking. Eldred's staff will inform you of where to park and you will be greeted by Captain Mike Wise behind the Eldred's office at the docks.
6301 Boca Grande Causeway
Placida FL 33946