Captain Pete Heydon
Captain Pete Heydon is a well-known and respected Key West guide. Fishing the flats for over a decade Captain Pete has risen to the highest levels of the profession. Captain Pete came to the flats a bit later in life than most guides having spent years recreationally fishing the backcountry. Those countless days on the water made the transition from weekend warrior to pro guide easy for Captain Pete. With patience and a warm, charismatic personality Captain Pete enjoys a reputation for excellence on the water. Anglers from around the planet seek out Captain Pete year-round.
Captain Pete grew up with a fly rod in his hands and is today a master of the art of fly-fishing. Captain Pete is also a sought after fly tier creating many of the most productive patterns used by guides in our local waters. For those flats anglers from novice to expert looking for the ultimate challenge while in Key West, Captain Pete is your first call!
You will experience the absolute finest flats fishing experience possible in Key West today starting the moment you step onboard Captain Pete's awesome 16' Maverick Mirage skiff. Powered by a 90 hp engine this 700-pound vessel can be poled in mere inches of water allowing access to the most remote and isolated fishing grounds.
As you stealthy move across the prolific flats pursuing elusive game fish such as Bonefish, Permit and Tarpon you will thrill to the sights and sounds of the backcountry nature all around you. Explore the mangroves islands, bays and small lagoons, home to abundant sea life and wild birds with Captain Pete. Witness Dolphin, Turtles and Manatee in their natural habitat while sharks cruise the shallows with their dorsal fins breaking the surface. Captain Pete ensures his guests of a trip "remembered for a lifetime".
- 16ft. Maverick Mirage with a 90 hp Yamaha
- Calm, shallow water - No Seasickness!
- Comfortably fishes 1 or 2 Anglers
- Bait, tackle, license, bottled water & ice supplied
- Bring only drinks, snacks, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, & camera
- Ladies & children welcome