Welcome aboard Captain Mike’s Fishing Charters and Boat Tours, where your unforgettable water adventure begins! For over four decades, Captain Mike has been guiding explorers like you through the pristine waters of Anna Maria Island and its surrounding areas. 

Whether you’re seeking the thrill of reeling in the big catch or simply want to relax and enjoy a scenic boat ride, we’ve got something for everyone!

Unforgettable Boat Tours on Anna Maria Island

Explore the stunning waters surrounding Anna Maria Island and beyond on one of our boat tours. We offer an array of unforgettable excursions, including sunset cruises, scenic boat tours, dolphin tours, and immersive eco-tours

Whether you’re seeking an incredible view of the sun dipping below the horizon, or a leisurely tour to see the beauty of the island’s coastline and wildlife, we have the perfect tour for you. 

Our captain ensures a safe and enjoyable journey, providing his extensive knowledge of the local ecosystem and wildlife along the way. Book your boat tour with Captain Mike today and create lasting memories on the waters of Anna Maria Island!

Spring and Fall Fishing With Captain Mike’s Charters

Experience the prime fishing seasons in Florida during spring and fall, when the weather is perfect for outdoor adventures. If fishing isn’t your preference, our boat tours provide a relaxing and scenic way to explore Anna Maria Island’s waters.

From the thrilling pursuit of kingfish to the rewarding catch of grouper, amberjack, cobia, shark, and snapper – these prized fish migrate to our waters on the shallow offshore reefs that dot the Southwest Florida Gulf Coast in abundance, providing anglers of all levels with an unforgettable fishing trip.

On board with Capt. Mike’s Fishing Charters you’re also going to see a wide variety of Florida wildlife and wildlife habitat. As you head along the beaches and bays, you’ll see grass flats teeming with sea life, black and red mangroves, golden saw grass, and river tributaries. The grass flats extend out as far as ten miles into the Gulf of Mexico providing the ultimate in flats fishing using light tackle.

Discover Paradise on Anna Maria Island

You’ll have competition fishing Anna Maria. The west coast of Florida boasts several species of heron running in size from the Great Blue’s to the smaller and comical Green Heron. The hunters – hawks, egrets and Bald Eagles – also call our area home. There’s a variety of gulls, terns, pelicans, and we’re seeing growing populations of the lovely white and pink Roseate Spoonbills.

Anna Maria Island is one of the best places to visit in Florida and it stands out as a true gem located between Sarasota, Bradenton, and the greater Tampa Bay area. Comprised of a series of barrier islands and close-knit communities, Anna Maria Island has preserved its own quaint, small-town feel, offering a charming escape from the bustling cities nearby.

But what truly sets Anna Maria Island apart is its unparalleled fishing and boat tour opportunities. The waters surrounding the island are teeming with marine life, making it a haven for anglers of all levels. From tarpon to snook, the fishing here is world-class, attracting enthusiasts from around the globe. 

Traveling to Anna Maria Island

Captain Mike’s Fishing Charters and boat tours are located about two hours from the Orlando area and around one hour from Tampa.

For travelers arriving by air, the Tampa International Airport (TPA) and the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) offer direct flights for easy access to Anna Maria and its surrounding waters. And for those planning an extended stay, you’ll find a variety of vacation rentals with Mike Norman Realty, the top-rated rental company on the island!

Contact us today or call 941-778-1404 to book your next Florida water adventure.