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We specialize in offshore fishing! Our Captain Mike Patterson is the very best at finding Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Tuna, Cobia , kingfish, Wahoo, and other deep water Exotics. Bad Habit, our 35 foot Sea Hunter will swiftly take you to our pristine waters.

On board our crew will bait your hook and give you tips to improve your fishing game. When you bring in your haul, our crew is there for you to assist with cleaning your fish, and to give you tips on delicious ways to prepare your fresh catch or send you to our local restaurants that are partnered to prepare your fish. On our boats you’ll discover the beauty of our natural surroundings and an educational fishing experience you’ll remember for years to come. This is a great way to relax, take out clients, reward your best employees, or have a family fun day! Our mission is simply to provide you with good fishin’ and fun on the water!

Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Bad Habit is wheelchair accessible. We are happy to accommodate guests with special needs because we believe everybody should be able to spend quality time on the water.

Contact us to schedule your trip. Contact Captain Mike Patterson for Offshore Trips at (941) 306-9726 or email

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OffShore Fishing

Typically from 20 miles + from shore. Maximum 6 passengers.

Fishing trips prices:

Time Range Price
6 hours 20-30 miles $1800 (includes gratuity)
8 Hours 30-50 miles $$2400 (includes gratuity)
10 Hours 50-70 miles $3000 (includes gratuity)
12 Hours 70-90 miles $3600 (includes gratuity)
14 Hours - Deep Drop 100-130 miles $4200 (includes gratuity)
- Long Range
- Deep Drop
- Middle Grounds
- Destination
- Call for Pricing

Book five or more trips per year and get a 10% discount on all of your trips.
** a customary 20% gratuity for your crew is not included in the price of the trip.



3-7 day overnight fishing trips available.

group fishing charters


  • Deep Drop Trips
  • Other speciality trips include: Kitty mitchell, yellow wedge grouper, tilefish, snowy grouper, queen snapper, silky snapper, gag grouper, scamp, swordfish...and many more exotics
  • Swordfish Trips 
  • Destination Trips
    • Tortugas
    • Florida Keys
    • Elbow
    • Middle Grounds

All speciality trips will be customized and catered to the clients requests and priced accordingly.


*****Split trip alert*****Thursday 9/1412 hr trip Targeting big gags, scamps, snapper, and other various grouper and reef species. $600 per person 4 spots available. Fishing between 90-125 miles offshore. Give Capt Mike Patterson a call @ 941-306-9726 ... See MoreSee Less
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Gag season is here! But only for a limited time. November 10th will be here before you know it along with cold front season. Fishing days are getting limited so you better call today to book your trip before you miss the opportunity. Capt Mike can be reached @941-306-9726 to get your trip booked and answer any questions you may have. ... See MoreSee Less
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