Michael Ikemeier

Meet Captain Michael Ikemeier

Meet Captain Michael Ikemeier and Precision Backcountry Charters

Get ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime as we introduce you to the incredible Captain Michael Ikemeier, the mastermind behind Precision Backcountry Charters in St. Petersburg.

Captain Michael's passion for fishing has been ingrained in him since he could walk, making the water his natural home. Leaving behind a conventional 9 to 5 job, he fearlessly pursued his dream of working on the water, turning his love for fishing into a rewarding career. As an experienced and dedicated captain, he considers it a blessing to share the beauty of natural Florida with every guest he welcomes on board. With Captain Michael at the helm, you can be assured of an extraordinary fishing experience filled with enthusiasm, expertise, and a genuine love for the waters that surround St. Petersburg. Get ready to create unforgettable memories together on your fishing journey!

Captain Michael is a true aficionado of light tackle fishing, demonstrating his skills both offshore and inshore. Among his favorite techniques is sight fishing, where he revels in the thrill of spotting and targeting fish in shallow waters. Whether it's inshore or offshore trolling, he enjoys the excitement of flat lining live bait, an exhilarating method that guarantees an incredible time on the water. With a deep passion for these diverse fishing approaches, Captain Michael is eager to share his expertise and ensure an unforgettable fishing adventure for all his guests.

Boat details

The 23' Hanson is an impressive fishing vessel, powered by a robust 225HP Yamaha engine, ensuring a smooth and efficient ride on the water. Originally built in 2018, this boat combines modern design with reliable performance. With a maximum speed of 35 knots and a capacity to accommodate up to 4 guests, it offers the perfect platform for an intimate and exciting fishing experience in St. Petersburg, FL.

The 17' Ranger Banshee is a versatile and nimble fishing boat, equipped with a dependable 50HP Yamaha engine, ensuring a smooth and efficient ride. Originally built in the year 2000, this boat has stood the test of time and continues to provide excellent fishing experiences. With a maximum speed of 10 knots and a capacity to accommodate up to 3 guests, it offers an intimate and enjoyable fishing trip in St. Petersburg, FL.

Precision Backcountry Charters assures a delightful day on the water that will captivate and entice everyone involved.

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Expertise & Attributes

7 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Nature / Wildlife Views
Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Fly Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fly Lines
Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Rods, Reels & Tackle


Fishing License

Fly Fishing Equipment

Catch cleaning & filleting

Live Bait


What to Bring

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, sunglasses & hats)

Weather Appropriate Clothes

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

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 1 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.

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