Steve Murray has been fishing and guiding the backcountry in
the Florida Keys since 1997. He has over 40 years fishing experience.
Steve was raised in the Chicago area and as a youngster fished throughout
the western suburbs and spent most summers fishing the Northwoods
in Wisconsin at his grandparents' in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin. He
became an expert fisherman on inland lakes and rivers and guided
his friends to some of their first big fish. Captain Steve also
became an expert fly fisherman for salmon, trout and steelhead on
the tributaries of Lake Michigan. Throughout his life he has fished
from Alaska, the Northwest Territories and Canada, to the Florida
Keys. Fishing has always been his number one passion.
In the early 1980's he discovered the South Florida Fishery.
Realizing the opportunity to fish this area "year round"
and the fantastic fishing, he researched the many areas in South
Florida. The fishing in the Florida Keys was unmatched for variety
and superior water quality. The opportunity to start a guiding business
in the Keys was a dream come true. In 1998 he started "Florida
Fishing Headquarters" in Islamorada --the Fishing Capital of
Captain Steve Murray is a United States Coast Guard Licensed
Captain and Everglades National Park approved Guide. He is always
accommodating with any level angler and takes great pride with the
ability to adapt to the customers' wishes, making everyone's fishing
experience a memory of a lifetime. Whether you want to pole all
day for bonefish and permit, fish the evenings for tarpon, or cruise
back into the everglades for redfish, snook, trout, snapper, shark,
etc. etc., Captain Steve "can do it all". He will probably
have as much fun as you do on your fishing trip. From expert to
novice, all ages are welcome. You will come away with greater fishing
knowledge and discover why Captain Steve now resides in the beautiful