Join Captain Rick Marchetti and Stick Marsh Charters for a fishing adventure near Sebastian, FL. Rick has decades of experience fishing both the offshore waters as well as the rich backcountry and rivers. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or someone who’s learning the ropes, Rick will do his best to make sure you get a trip tailored to your needs.

You’ll be fishing aboard a 19’ Stalker center console that’s powered by a 130 HP Evinrude engine. Her smaller size makes it easy to navigate more shallow or narrow waters, making her a perfect fit for almost any kind of freshwater trip. There’s enough room on the boat for up to three anglers to go fishing.

Stick Marsh Charters specializes in Bass fishing with artificial lures. The waters of the marsh are in the 4 to 8 feet range, and are one of the best places in the are to go Bass Fishing. It’s one of the top 10 trophy Bass locations in the entire state, making it definitely worth a trip.

The price of a trip will include all the rods, reels, and terminal tackle needed for a productive trip. Once you’re back ashore, Captain Rick can clean the catch for your convenience. All you need to do is to bring some drinks, snacks, a pair of polarized sunglasses, and you’re all set.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $325
    A good option for those wanting to acquaint themselves with the local fishery, the half day trip takes you to the famous Stick Marsh, where you'll be doing a lot of Bass fishing. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip. Bringing a pair of sunglasses and some sunscreen is highly recommended.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $325
    If you're not a huge fan of morning fishing, then an afternoon trip is just for you. A half day trip will take you famous Stick Marsh, one of the best places for Bass fishing in the entire state of Florida. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $375
    A longer trip gives you more time to do some quality Bass fishing in the marsh. This is one of the best places to catch Largemouth Bass in Florida, and Captain Rick will show you why. The price of the trip includes rods, reels, as well as terminal tackle. Feel free to bring along some drinks or snacks if you like.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:05 AM
    US $400
    On a full day trip, you have enough time to visit all of the best spots and fish your heart out. You will be targeting Largemouth Bass in one of the best fisheries around. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip. Feel free to bring along some food or drinks if you're a fan.
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FAQs about Stick Marsh Charters

Stick Marsh Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $325 per group, additional US $45 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $325 per group, additional US $45 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $375 per group, additional US $45 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • US $400 per group, additional US $45 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Stick Marsh Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Stick Marsh Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Stick Marsh Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Stick Marsh Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Stick Marsh Charters include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Crappie

Meet the Captain

Rick Marchetti
Fellsmere, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
88 Customer reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since January 2018
Captain Rick is a native Floridian, and one of his first fishing memories is going after Bass in the Everglades. He's been fishing the offshore waters near Sebastian since the seventies and has learned quite a lot in that time.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Crappie Crappie

Boat specs

Stalk (Center console) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 130HP Evinrude engine.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.