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Half Day Trips Perfect for company outings, family reunions, sightseeing! We offer a variety of services for the fisherman and non-fisherman. Ladies and children encouraged to experience the fun! Multiple boats, all with quality Captains.       It is approx. a 40-minute ride across the flats and around the mangrove islands to the fishing grounds. There is plenty of action to keep the youngsters' attention or fine tune your fly casting.   Read the Full Story
Full Day Trips Perfect for company outings, family reunions, sightseeing! We offer a variety of services for the fisherman and non-fisherman. Ladies and children encouraged to experience the fun! Multiple boats, all with quality Captains. GUARANTEED RESULTS!EVERGLADES TRIPS Read the Full Story
Up to 200 lbs. World Class Tarpon on light Tackle.
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Backcountry and Everglades Islamorada / Key Largo / Florida Keys - Florida Keys Tarpon Fishing, Backcountry Flats Fishing, Everglades National Park

Backcountry Flats Fishing  tarpon bonefish  redfish permit snook trout sharks    
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Evening Tarpon Evening Tarpon and Shark Trips - If you are not an early morning person this is the tarpon trip for you. With an 85% catch rate you have an excellent chance at the Silver King. We often catch several varieties of sharks. Including Bulls, Lemons, Spinners, Black tips, and Nurse shark.  We leave the Dock at 5:00pm and return at approximately 9:00pm. Cost is based on two people $425.00 an additonal $50.00 for a third person. Read the Full Story

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April 9,2014 It is all happening NOW!

 Sorry for the delay since I last reported but I was fishing. I would rather fish than type.                                                                                It is game on! Tarpon are here there is mullett every where. I have been catching snook every day . Yesterday it was large reds and snook. Pompano are also hitting well. Permit have been plentiful. Large trout r plentiful out west. Big fish every cast. I am so glad I live here. With all the bait around  Sharks are all over just chasing all of the easy food.

The shallow patches continue to be turned on. Permit, Muttons, Hogfish, Porgies and Grouper. It continues  to be the best Hogfish bite I have seen. 

People are also flooding into the Keys. If you are waiting for the best moment to come fishing , it is here. Do not miss out we are getting very busy. Reserve now so you don't miss out. Check out my new Facebook Captain Fred's Back Country Fishing. Lots of pics. I am having a blast come join me 305-304-6788


Florida Keys and Backcountry Fishing Report

Captain Freddie


Captain Freddie was born and raised on Martha’s Vineyard Island, located off the coast of Massachusetts.

Being born on a small island in the Atlantic Ocean, Fred began Shell fishing and Hook and Line fishing as soon as he could walk.  Fred had a passion for fishing and catching Stripers, Blue Fish, Fluke, Bonito and Albacore Tuna along the shores and beaches of the Vineyard.

As he came into his teen years he began to fancy Offshore Fishing and catching White Marlin, Yellow fin Tuna, Swordfish, Maco and Thresher Sharks.

Fred commercially and recreationaly fished throughout his teen years.  At the encouragement of his Dad to get a “Reel Job”, Fred pursued a career working with handicapped youth.  This also enabled him to continue fishing.   Read more...

Fish Bite by Month
Grouper, Snook, Sheephead
Grouper, Redfish, Sheephead
Snook, Tarpon, Bonefish
Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon
Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish
Tarpon, Bonefish, Redfish
Tarpon, Snook, Redfish
Redfish, Snook, Permit
Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon
Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon
Bonefish, Snook, Redfish
Mackerel, Tripletail, Black Drum

Food and beverages of your choice.

Rain gear is provided, but to assure a comfortable fit please feel free to bring your personal rain gear.

If you are planning or would like to use your own rods please let me know in advance. This will assure that your equipment is a proper match for the fishing we will be doing.

Sun screen is a must! Please use at least 35. I have some on board but please bring your personal favorite.

Bug spray is not always necessary, however, during the summer months you should bring your personal favorite.

I have a cooler on board and ice is also provided.

Most of all bring a good attitude this is an adventure!  We will catch fish however some of the elements are out of even my control.

"The Evergaldes can be very hot!  Plesae bring plenty to drink and the above items"
Backcountry and Everglades
Full Day - Eight hours typically 7:30 am to 4:30pm Half Day -  typically 7:30 to 11:30 am.
$575.00 for 2 -  $50.00 for each addtional angler. $425.00 for two and $50.00 per each additional person.
Night Snook/Tarpon Trolling 9 PM Tarpon Special
3 AM - 8 AM 9 PM - 2 AM
$550 for 2 -  $50.00 for each addtional angler. $550 for 2 anglers - $50.00 for each addtional angler.
Sunset Cruise Eco Tours
Leaves the dock one hour before sunset Priced based on the design of the tour.
$200 for 2 - $50 for each addtional person.
$200 deposit required to lock in your date
Call 305-304-6788 First - Then  ( Pay Deposit Here )
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Play the Upper Keys in Islamorada, Florida

 At Day's End

With kids entrenched at Camp Cheeca, you are free to take a private, half-day backcountry fishing trip to the Keys and Everglades National Park with Captain Fred Ferreira ($400 for two people, Most nights kids get entertained with pizza and a movie, while parents work over seared red snapper and Florida stone crabs at the lodge's Atlantic's Edge restaurant.






Captain Fred Ferreira
116 Plantation Shores Drive
Taverneir, FL 33070  305-304-6788

  • All Bait, Rods & Tackle Furnished
  • No License Required
  • We promote Catch & Release
  • Fly - Spin - Plug
  • Fresh, Live Bait
  • Company Outings
  • Family Reunions * Sightseeing
  • Ladies and Children encouraged
Don't be fooled by lower prices...  Remember - you get what you pay for! 
Customer Reviews
Hey Freddie, I had such a great time and came home so happy my wife said I could go again next month.
Hey Freddie, just a quick note to tell you how much we appreciated the fishing trip to Flamingo and Eastgate. What a gre ...
Tim and E
How sweet it is. Captain Freddie put me onto the biggest Tarpon I have ever seen never mind caught. After fighting a Tarpo ...
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