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The Fishing Guy - Private Charters

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My 11-year-old son and I had the good fortune to fish with Captain Robert this morning... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
David1964abcd
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My wife got me a trip with Fred with my brother in law and we had a great time. Quite a few smaller... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
billycast
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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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...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Captain tried to put us on fish but they were not there. A little disappointed we did not try seversl locationsMore

Thank James B
Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Yes i am very sorry , we see the tarpon , the shark bonite , next to the boat , and was not bitting , i no i stay on the bycatch of the shrimp boat but gor tarpon is the best pkace and we...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

My 11-year-old son and I had the good fortune to fish with Captain Robert this morning (16APR2018). Although we are in the middle of April, the weather was 64 degrees Fahrenheit, with wind speed of 13 MPH and guest of 29 MPH. Despite the cool...More

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Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you very nice review It was a nice a pleasure to fish with you and your son ,is really cool too,wish the weather was better,let go catch some biggest one next time See you frenchy

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My wife got me a trip with Fred with my brother in law and we had a great time. Quite a few smaller fish in morning and then caught 3 big reds and 2 tarpons in the afternoon. Lived here for 2 years and still...More

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Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you very mutch for your nice review ,it was a pleasure to fish with you, let try to catch some bigger next time Thanks again fred

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Spent the day fishing with Jimmy - Captain Fred was awesome - knows his stuff - professional and personable - despite the weather he put us on the fish - will definitely do it again with him - highly recommend - full service - Jimmy...More

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Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Yes it was another nice day in the water,thanks to book me ,and thanks for your nice review ,happy New Year 2018 with some big fish

Reviewed 5 December 2017

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 7 December 2017

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 11 November 2017 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 13 November 2017

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

Reviewed 8 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 31 October 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 2 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 1 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

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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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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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