2 Lagoon Charters

A. Max Brewer Memorial Pkwy
Titusville FL, United States

It’s time to bend your rod with 2 Lagoon Charters. Captain Fred Pharis, with his decades of experience, is ready to show you why these waters are such a unique estuary system, with some of the most pristine flats in the state.

Hop on board his 18’ Man-O-War boat, where 3 anglers can fish in comfort. Recently restored, she has a 90 HP Suzuki engine that will get you to the fish before you know it. Coupled with fishfinder and Capt. Fred’s extensive knowledge, you’ll be reeling in your dream catch all day long.

Whatever time of year you go there will be something awesome biting. Redfish is brilliant year round and can be over 40 lb, Speckled Trout only slows down during the winter months and can be over 10 lb, and Sheepshead can be caught from November to May but is best from February to April, and can weigh over 25 lb. Tarpon can be caught anytime from May to October, but the bite really heats up in August and September.

Going after Tarpon, also called the Silver King, is best for those with more experience. In over 60% of cases this fighting fish breaks free. The battle with him is long and takes skill. Will you dare to enter his throne room?

For other species, everyone is welcome! There is no minimum age for kids, so whatever your age and experience level, you are sure to have a fantastic time. Capt. Fred loves having kids on board, and they love having interesting stories to tell their friends back at school!

All of your fishing gear and tackle is included. You’ll be using top of the line Penn rods, live bait (mostly jerk worms), Spiderwire Invisi-braid line, and topwater plugs. All of this great equipment won’t let you down when you’re reeling in your catch.

There’s no better time to book, join 2 Lagoon Charters today for an unforgettable day! You’re sure to come back time and time again.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Departures times are flexible and tied to the season. Redfish is great year round, Speckled Trout from February to October, Sheepshead November to May, and Tarpon can be caught from May to October but is best in August and September. All of your fishing equipment is provided, as well as a fishing license and drinks. Remember to bring along your own snacks!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 375
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Departure times are flexible, depending on the season. The best time to target Tarpon is August and September, although it can be caught from May to October. Redfish is great year round, Speckled Trout slows doing during winter, and Sheepshead is great from November to May – there is always something great to fish. All rods and reels are provided. Water and soda are also supplied, as well as your fishing license. You can bring snacks if you wish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Nov - 30 Apr
    US$ 375
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Afternoon Trips are available from November through April. Redfish are excellent this time, Sheepshead are very good, and Speckled Trout picks up from February. Tarpon is not available on this trip. All fishing equipment is provided, as well as live bait and lures. You are welcome to bring your own snacks, but the drinks are supplied. Your fishing license is included.
  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 days trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US$ 325
    up to 2 persons / day
    + US$ 100
    each additional person / day
    Book this trip for back-to-back fishing at a discounted rate. You'll spend up to 6 hours fishing one day, then come back for more the next day! Lodging is not included. The captain can suggest some lodgings for you. This trip is great for hardcore fishermen that need more than just one day on the water, catching Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon (when in season). All rods and reels are provided, but please note accommodation and food are not.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Redfish
Snook
Speckled Trout

Tarpon

Boat Specs

Man O War (Flats boat) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 90HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License Included

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Fred Pharis
Titusville, Florida, United States
Member since December 2014
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Captain Fred has fished the Indian River and Mosquito Lagoons for over 20 years! He enjoys putting anglers on a wide range of species in our shallow waters, from average size Reds, Trout, Black Drum, and Tarpon (seasonal) to fish over 40 lbs – all in 5' or less of water. His number one objective is for everybody fishing with him to enjoy their day on the water, have tight lines and enjoy this awesome estuary! Captain Fred will work hard to make your trip memorable, he's laid back with a no pressure approach toward his anglers. All anglers are welcome from novice to experienced, especially kids! You'll find Captain Fred's skiff and fishing equipment well maintained and in good working order.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Titusville Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.94 out of 5 stars from 6 reviews

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Great overall experience on the Mosquito Lagoon. The fish didn’t cooperate as much as we would have liked, but Capt. Fred did a great job putting us on the fish. His boat and gear were all top notch and he is incredibly knowledgeable about the area and the fishery in particular. Will definitely book with him again on our next trip to the space coast.

Fished April 4, 2018
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Yesterday we went out to Mosquito Bay with Frederick for Reds and Trout. He called the shots perfectly and put us on quality fish all day!! I’ve used a lot of guides over my tears, but my gf and I were pleased beyond expectations of Fred’‘s abilities, attention to detail and great attitude! ! We WILL book again! !!

Fished March 9, 2018
Fred Pharis (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 10, 2018

You guys made my job easy!  It was a pleasure spending the day on the Lagoon with you both!  Good Times!

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Despite a day that was very windy, Captain Fred got us on some redfish and we had a successful outing.  Friendly, informative, and helpful, we’d go with Captain Fred again anytime!

Fished March 24, 2017
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