Meet Captain Mike Dalton, Living the Dream Charters, Destin, Florida Image

Meet Captain Mike Dalton, Living the Dream Charters, Destin, Florida

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Updated: April 19th 2016 @ 7:27pm

Thanks to an inspired birthday present from his wife several years ago,
Captain Mike Dalton is not only "Living the Dream" but sharing it with others.
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Thanks, Captain, for taking time to talk to us today. Tell us, how did you get started in this business?
Captain Mike Dalton
I had always loved the water and had fished in Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, the Gulf Coast and the Florida Keys. I had told my wife years ago if I ever had the chance I would like to get my Captain's license, so she enrolled me in the Sea Academy for a birthday present and the rest is history. I started guiding and sportfishing about 10 years ago it goes hand and hand with our other businesses.
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Where do you take your clients to fish?
Captain Mike Dalton
I am a big offshore guy so my passion is trolling for big fish. But fishing out of Destin [Florida] we have the best of both, the beautiful Emerald Coast and the Choctawhatchee Bay. Depending on what they would like to target is where we will go. 
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What is your personal favorite fish to catch?
Captain Mike Dalton
My personal favorite is Mahi Mahi--it's a great fight and the best table fare. We will fish for everything, just depends on what our clients would like to do. 
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Do you have a favorite fishing adventure?
Captain Mike Dalton
My favorite fishing trip was with my grandson watching him pull in Mahi and then we did a little Snapper fishing on our way back in--that was an awesome trip. 
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What is the most common question your clients ask?
Captain Mike Dalton 
Most folks ask me about the seas, and how far out we will be going. 
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Is there anything else you'd like to share with our readers?
Captain Mike Dalton
I am excited about the season--here in Destin we start kicking off in March around Spring Break.

What are others saying?

"Excellent 3 days of fishing and laughter!! Highly recommend them for anybody traveling their direction... not only did the adults have a great time, the kiddos said it was the best vacation EVER!!" - Lisa M. Baker
"Just got back from a day and a half fishing trip. It was great I had a blast. Great Captains--Bob and Austin very knowable and fun. The best fishing trip I have been on in a long time. I am already ready to go back and I will. Highly recommend these guys. They will put you on fish and you will also have a great time." - Jason Fischer
"Been out with these guys more than a few times, never a dull moment. Great Captains, awesome boats, and amazing fish! Highly recommend this company!" - William Womack
If you're ready to go fishing in some the most beautiful emerald waters in this country, then let's go! Living the Dream Charters offers Offshore Sportfishing & Bottom Fishing, Bay Fishing , and Tournament Fishing. Find out more at this link:

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