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The Fishing Guy - Private Charters

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1424 N Peninsula Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-2230
+1 407-948-5035
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Captain Fred puts you on big fish with his hard work

Captain Fred took me fishing at the jetties, docks and bridges the day after the super moon. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chuckhstark
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Winter Park, Florida
Captain Mike catches fish!

A true pro, Captain Mike works hard to make sure his clients are taken care of on his boat. We have... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
PhilipWay
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Fishing Charters Daytona beach Fishing Charters Ponce Inlet Fishing Charters New Smyrna Beach Fishing Guide Daytona, New Smyrna Beach , Ponce Inlet Open from 8 am to 9 pm, I am a fishing guide in Florida for 11 years now, I fish inshore , nearshore deep sea, for monster Redfish, Cobia ,Tarpon,King fish, Sharks,Jackcrevelle,trout,Redsnapper,Grouper,Sheaphead ect And is NO FISH NO PAID on full day booking ,we fish with tackle Shimano rod and reels, you want contact me call or text is better Capt Fred
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1424 N Peninsula Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-2230
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Fred took me fishing at the jetties, docks and bridges the day after the super moon. The bite was slow, maybe because the fish fed all the previous night. Regardless, Fred had netted fresh bait before I showed up and then 2 more times...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for the nice review, even with the bad weather conditions, we still have some nice fish ,let try to catch some bigger next time

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A true pro, Captain Mike works hard to make sure his clients are taken care of on his boat. We have caught plenty of fish on two separate trips under totally different conditions. I️ will always use this service

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the nice review ,yes Mike is a good guide

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Chartered a full day with Fred. My son and I caught 25-30 fish, mostly in the 18 inch - 30 in range, but some as large is 40 in. Fred is a seasoned professional who knows his stuff. We caught fish while surrounding boats did...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks you very mutch for your nice review ,it was a pleasure to fish, with you ,and let try to catch some bigger nect time Thanks again Capt fred Fishing-guy.com

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic full day fishing the Ponce Inlet. We put 9 monster Reds in the boat. The excitement continued as a Tarpon hit and put on an show for us dancing across the water. Catching everything on light tackle was awesome. This our...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Yes it was a nice day ,with some nice fish thank you very mutch ,for your nice review ,and next time we try to catch some bigger See you fred

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We have fished with Fred 2 times so far..he is a great charter service! We went yesterday and put us on some big redfish even with the cold front that came thru. If you are looking for a charter service go with frenchy. He is...More

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Fred R, Manager at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

It was chili ,but you do good job ,with this big redfish ,and the tarpon you put to the boat ,you make my day ,it was a pleasure to fish again with you ,let try to catch some bigger next time Thanks frenchy

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I had read the reviews, so I had high expectations- and Frenchy delivered. We slayed the big reds during a half day trip. We'd catch one huge red and Frenchy would say, "just wait until the next one." And he was right. They just kept...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Yes we was lucky ,the fish was eating good ,and you was very good to catch them ,it was a pleasure to fish with you, let catch a biggest one next time ,thanks again for your nice review Fred

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went out for a trip with Captain Mike and absolutely had a blast. We made some dicey seas and made it an inshore trip. Captain Mike is an exceptional guide, very knowledgeable and knows the best spots. Even gave us an awesome lunch recommendation. Can't...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a group of three that headed out for an inshore/nearshore charter with Captain Mike yesterday and we had a blast. The plan was to hit the inlet around 7 am, but due to 5-6 ft seas @ 2 seconds seas, we had to...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for the nice review ,I said to you before Capt Mike make every thing for the guy in the boat have a goid day Thanks again fred

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

If you like to have fun Fred is the guide for you. Fred caught all the bait fishing we needed before we had arrived. He took us out to the spit where the snook were blitzing bait against a rock jetty. We caught snook on...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

you very mutch for this nice review,it was a pleasure to fish with you,and the fish was eating not to bad next time we try for some bigger See you frenchy Thanks again

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Went out for a half day with Captain Fred and had a fantastic time. His knowledge of the ocean was perfect for our family. We were very lucky to experience a vast school of tuna around the shrimp boats. We brought many to the boat...More

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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks for this nice review ,is easy for me when I have some good fisherman in the boat ,bext time let try to catch some monstet,life is good Thanks again for your nice review Frenchy fishing-guy.com

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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Captain Fred charged us $450 for the fishing in shore. Most captains provide water and a cooler, as did he. He would likely charge additional for gas if you ran near shore or off shore. As someone who has fished with... More
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biegs1
11 February 2016|
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Response from Carrie Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely! I went on the excursion with my boyfriend who has quite a bit of fishing experience and has been fishing with Fred for a long time, but I'm definitely a beginner. Fred is great, so helpful - he'll bait the... More
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