Mike Holliday


Capt. Mike Holliday has been a USCG licensed fishing guide out of Stuart, Florida, since 1986, the same time he started writing about fishing for The Miami Herald.
A renowned writer/photographer and author of the FishingKids series of children’s fiction books along with three books on inshore fishing, Holliday has served in editorial positions with Florida Fishing Weekly and Florida Sportsman magazine. His writing and photography credits include most regional and national outdoors publications, and newspaper stints with The Miami Herald, The Palm Beach Post, The Fort Pierce Tribune and The Stuart News. He’s the East Region reporter on the Chevy Florida Insider Fishing Report, and involved in permit, tarpon and cobia tagging programs.

As a fishing guide, Holliday targets trophy snook, spotted seatrout, redfish, permit, tarpon, sharks and offshore species on the Treasure Coast. He regularly pursues his targeted species in the Indian and St. Lucie Rivers and the nearshore waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Mike Holliday lives in Stuart, Florida, with his wife, Palmer, and three children, Sydney (15), Hunter Ann (12) and Gage (9). They can regularly be found on the water creating their own fishing adventures.