Tim Hermus

Meet Captain Tim Hermus

Meet Tim Hermus and MM Charters

Meet Captain Tim Hermus, a seasoned fisherman and a friendly guide who will take you on an amazing fishing adventure in Port Charlotte, Florida. Captain Tim has been fishing for his whole life, starting as a commercial fisherman in the Northeast and then moving to Florida 3 years ago to run his own charter business, MM Charters.

He is an expert in various fishing techniques, such as deep sea/bottom fishing, jigging, drift boat fishing, and light tackle. He knows the best spots to catch Tarpon, his specialty, as well as other fish like Snook, Redfish, Trout, and more. He has a 40-year fishing experience and a record of catching a 200-pound Tarpon! He loves to share his passion and knowledge with anglers of all levels, from beginners to experts.

He will make sure you have a fun and safe time on his boat, and help you land your dream catch. Book a trip with Captain Tim today and get ready for some fishing action!

Boat Details:

Step aboard our meticulously maintained vessel, a 25’ Sea Born FX25, crafted in 2017 and powered by a robust 300 HP Yamaha engine. With a remarkable top cruising speed of 53 knots, you'll find yourself reeling in your first catch while others are still at the dock. Your safety is our priority, and our boat is equipped with state-of-the-art features, including GPS, Fishfinder, a trolling motor, and a comfortable fighting chair. All the tools you need to track down the most sought-after fish in this area.

Our charter accommodates up to 6 guests, ensuring an intimate and engaging fishing experience. However, please note that only 4 lines can be deployed simultaneously, allowing everyone to have a fair turn at the action.

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Expertise & Attributes

24 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes: 

- Rods, reels& tackle 

- Florida Fishing License 

- Live Bait

- Lures

- Catch cleaning and filleting


What to bring: 

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses 

- Wear weather appropriate clothing 

- Food and drinks 

- Cash for remaining balance


DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout  


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date in Cash or Zelle


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.  


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.  


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.