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Capt. Dave Mistretta


Captain Dave has owned his charter fishing for over 3 decades, receiving worldwide recognition for his fish catching skills. Thousands of ecstatic customers from around the world will attest. His wisdom combined with youthful enthusiasm, gets everybody excited when the bite is on. That’s what makes a day on the water with him so enjoyable. He truly loves his job!

Throughout his wonderful career, Dave's JAWSTOO has been featured on endless amounts of nationally televised fishing shows. Endless amounts of magazines feature Dave’s fishing skills – Florida Sportsman, Angler Magazine, SaltWater Sportsman... the list is endless. For over 20 years, millions of people also read his fishing columns in the Tampa Bay Times. Voted top 10 in the country... Big name companies like MERCURY, YAMAHA, YANMAR MARINE, DORADO BOATS, JEEP, NBC NEWS CHANNEL 8 CHANNEL, BAY NEWS 9, WINGHOUSE have all been proud to sponsor his trademark name of Jawstoo . If only everyone could enjoy what they do for a living like Dave does. Its a rare gift.  



He is a young talented captain with lots of enthusiasm. He has grown up in the Tampa bay area all his life.  Capt. Tyler got a degree at UCF but was drawn back to what he loves most.... Fishing. His knowledge dates back decades, since he was born into 2nd generation commercial fishing family.

He is pleasant to talk to and enthusiastic about his fishing. This young professor loves teaching the art of fishing to our clients of all ages. He truly lives his job. 

Here's Capt. Tyler with one of his newest students hoisting up his first large king fish.


First Mate David Mistretta comes home and works on the Jawstoo during his summer break and vacation breaks from college at UCF .

He's had a fishing pole in his hand since he was a small child and knows how to use it!