Flataddicted - Orlando FL

1021 Sweetbrook Way
Orlando FL, United States

Flataddicted specializes in light tackle flats fishing, going out on the water 365 days a year. You’ll fish with local Captain Tom Carver, who has had everyone on board his boat from young children to celebrities. Book a trip with him and see why so many people return time and time again.

When visitors think of Orlando and the Central Florida area they imagine the exciting theme parks, thrilling rides and one-of-a-kind attractions. What many visitors of Orlando don’t realize is that Orlando fishing is just as exciting! The East Coast of Orlando is known as the Redfish capital of the world! It offers visitors a different experience of Florida and the Orlando area than they are used to.

Hop on board his 18’ Ranger skiff, that can have you and 2 friends fish comfortably from without tangling lines. With a 150 HP Suzuki engine, and Capt. Tom’s extensive knowledge, you’ll be on top of the fish all day.

On the menu are Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Grouper, Snapper, Sharks and many other species. Captain Tom will provide everything you’ll need for an adventure of a lifetime. He will teach you about the techniques he uses to catch these fish while explaining the different wildlife you’ll see.

This is a family-friendly environment for kids and adults of all ages. No matter your skill level, you are welcome on board.

You are welcome to bring along food and drink – let the captain know before the trip if you are bringing refreshments, and he will prepare a cooler on board with ice for you to put your goodies into.

So book now and come down and enjoy a fishing adventure of a lifetime with Flataddicted and Capt. Tom.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Hour Flats Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 175
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This area of Central Florida offers both beginners and expert anglers the opportunity to catch record sized Redfish, Seatrout, Snook, Tarpon and many more. You might even see dolphins, manatees, and many other animals in their natural environment. All rods and reels are provided. If you are bringing food and drink, let the captain know in advance, and he will bring a cooler for you to transfer them in to.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Flats Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 150
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This area of Central Florida offers both beginners and expert anglers the opportunity to catch record sized Redfish, Seatrout, Snook, Tarpon and many more. You might even see dolphins, manatees, and many other animals in their natural environment. All rods and reels are provided. If you are bringing food and drink, let the captain know in advance, and he will bring a cooler for you to transfer them in to.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Flats Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 125
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This area of Central Florida offers both beginners and expert anglers the opportunity to catch record sized Redfish, Seatrout, Snook, Tarpon and many more. You might even see dolphins, manatees, and many other animals in their natural environment. All rods and reels are provided. If you are bringing food and drink, let the captain know in advance, and he will bring a cooler for you to transfer them in to.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Redfish
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Ranger (Skiff) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki 4 Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. 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
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4.5% fee.

About the Captain

Tom Carver
Orlando, Florida, United States
Member since July 2015
29
22
"I’ve managed the fishing program for the Ritz Carlton Orlando, guided TV personalities for their fishing shows, taken famous people in the film industry, and was also featured for my guiding in magazines and on the radio." Captain Tom Carver knows this area really well, and takes a lot of pride in his job of giving customers a great experience. He wants you to experience Florida fishing as it should be.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.71
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
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Half day trip with Captain Tom
Awesome Fishing Trip with an Excellent Guide
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Clint Darby
Ellicott City, MD
 5.00
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4 hour trip - Mosquito Lagoon.

VERIFIED   August 6, 2018
Captain Tom is a great guide for the Mosquito Lagoon. He was a pleasure to work with from the very moment our booking was verified....
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Jared Speciale
Orlando, Florida
 5.00
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Awesome Fishing Trip with an Excellent Guide

VERIFIED   May 19, 2018
This was our first time fishing this area.  We had an excellent time with Captain Tom.  Caught about 10 Trout (4...
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Justin Kelly
Roanoke, VA
 5.00
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   July 26, 2018
It was great to go out with captain Tom.  First cast my wife had a fish on. He kept us in fish all day long. We got to...
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Thomas Mackay
Hinstock, England
 5.00
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4 hour trip

VERIFIED   August 7, 2018
A fantastic morning with Captain Tom and saw lots of fish and manatees. A great guide and fisherman with lots of knowledge...
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Bill Forster
Boynton Beach, Florida
 5.00
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Fishing with Tom

VERIFIED   November 17, 2017
The owner/captain was very professional, knowledgeable, patient and very accommodating even though we only caught two fish,...
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