Vero BackCountry Fishing

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Vero Beach FL, United States

Vero BackCountry Fishing is your ticket to awesome hook-ups of anything from Snook and Tarpon to Sailfish and Tuna in the warm waters around Vero Beach, FL. Captain Eric Davis offers one of the longest catch lists out there. He can take you to any habitat and target any species these waters hold.

Spend your day aboard a 25’ Hybrid Pathfinder center console. This adaptable vessel is stable enough to head offshore for Sailfish and nimble enough to hit the deeper flats and bays in search of Snook. She does it all.

The boat has all the equipment to bring in some real monsters when you get there, too. Her anchoring system and trolling motor ensure great shallow-water action while her quality electronics sound out the deep. She also has a livewell to keep you bait fighting fit until it goes in the water.

You have a wide range of techniques you can try out during your trip. The boat is loaded with light and heavy spinning gear, as well as fly fishing equipment if that’s more your style. Switch between trolling, bottom fishing, popping, and more. With so many options, the bite never has to go cold again!

All Vero BackCountry Fishing trips come with rods, reels, tackle, bait, lures, and fishing licenses for everyone onboard. Capt. Eric encourages catch and release, but he’ll happily clean and bag anything you do want to keep. Just bring your food, drinks, and a cooler to carry your catch home in at the end of a fun day out.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 700
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    With a full 8 hours on the water, you can head out in search of Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Kingfish, and more on this full-day offshore charter.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore/Nearshore
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Spend the whole day fishing the local bays and nearshore spots for Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, Mangrove Snapper, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle, and so much more!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Speed offshore in search of Little Tunny, King Mackerel, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, and more on this 4-hour trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore/Nearshore
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Spend the morning fishing inshore and nearshore for Tarpon, Snook, Jacks, Redfish, and more.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Ladyfish
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Redfish
Sailfish

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Tarpon
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks

About the Captain

Eric Davis
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
Member since March 2015
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Captain Eric T. Davis has been running charters for over 20 years and still gets excited every time the line goes tight. He knows these waters like the back of his hand and he'll take you to all his favorite spots on the hunt for trophy fish.
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 93%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.78
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Experience
Full day trip inshore and offshore with captain Eric Davis
Full day trip inshore and offshore with captain Eric Davis
Full day trip inshore and offshore with captain Eric Davis
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Richard Howard
Homer, GA
 5.00
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Full day trip inshore and offshore with captain Eric Davis

VERIFIED   July 19, 2018
Had a blast! Will definitely be a repeat customer and recommend captain Eric Davis to anyone interested in a fun fishing experience....
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Alan Birkle
McHenry, IL
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 9, 2018
Had a great time with Eric.  He was determined to find fish and he did.
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Shane Lewis
Hollywood, Florida
 4.67
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Half Day

VERIFIED   July 30, 2017
Would of loved to have more than one fish we could take home and eat!! But it was fun.
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John Crabb
Vero Beach, Florida
 5.00
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Drives was very knowledgeable and consider him a true pro

VERIFIED   July 2, 2017
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Michelle Honan
Melbourne Beach, Florida
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Eric

VERIFIED   June 15, 2017
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