Stick Marsh Charters

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
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:05 AM
    $375
    price breakdown
    $375
    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.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    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
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    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)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    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.
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About the Captain

Rick Marchetti
Fellsmere, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
48 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 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) Bass (Largemouth)
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

Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

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

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.57
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Vicky R.
Apopka, Florida
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on January 2, 2021
Captain Rick Marchetti has been fishing these waters for years. He is very professional and knows where the fish are. I caught...
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James T.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
 4.33
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on November 27, 2020
captain Rick was very good!  we caught 19 Bass from 6 am to 9 am.  we ran out of shiners so we didnt fish for the...
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Jeremiah M.
Clermont, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 4, 2020
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Johathan W.
San Juan
 5.00
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 19, 2020
Great day plenty of fish landed with some size. Put us on the fish fast he knows his stuff. I WILL BOOK THIS TRIP AGAIN. Thanks...
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Shawn M.
Palm Bay, Florida
 4.67
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Half Day Trip with Captain Rick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 3, 2019
We had a lot of fun. Captain Rick was very helpful with my 12 year old son and we learned a lot about fishing the stick marsh.
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