Capt Eric Olsen

1606 Indian River Drive
Sebastian FL, United States

Capt Eric Olsen offers half and full-day fishing adventures out of Sebastian Inlet and Vero Beach, Florida. Whether it’s your first time on the water or you are a seasonal angler, or a professional fisherman looking to butt heads with the big fish – Captain Eric will work hard to make sure you have a fun day out.

Enjoy your trip with Capt Eric Olsen aboard a 22-foot Mako center console, which comes powered by a 200 HP Evinrude E-TEC engine. The vessel provides comfortable fishing space for up to three anglers and is equipped with top-notch navigational electronics, which include a GPS, a VHF radio, a fish finder, a radar, and an autopilot. The boat is fitted with an anchoring system to make sure it stays rooted to the fishing grounds, an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day, Lee outriggers, 2-Pen downriggers, and a live bait tank.

Capt Eric Olsen will accommodate all your fishing needs. Whether you want to see what is biting close to the shore, or go a bit further offshore or fish the reefs and the wrecks – your trip will be an eventful and productive experience on the water. The Captain is very familiar with the methods that work best for the local waters, which include light and heavy tackle, bottom fishing, drift fishing, fly fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and popping.

The species you will be targeted include Amberjack, Redfish, Cobia, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Bluefish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Jack Crevalle, Little Tunny, Snook, Barracuda… and the list just keeps going!

A trip with Capt Eric Olsen comes inclusive with all the necessary equipment to make a great possible. You will be provided with rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait, as well as the fishing licenses for you and your group. If you decide to keep the catch, it will be cleaned and filleted for you at the end of the trip for you to take home for dinner later. You will be offered drinks during the day, so feel free to bring your own snacks if you want.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip offshore,gulfstream
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 575
    up to 3 persons
    This package is ideal for any angler, no matter the expertise. Depending on your preferences and where you want to fish, you will get a chance to target Redfish, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Wahoo, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip inshore/near shore
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 350
    up to 3 persons
    Enjoy your trip full of fun fishing! Depending on your personal preferences and what is biting, you can choose whether you want to fish inshore, nearshore, a bit offshore, the wrecks, or the reefs - the Captain will see to your every need. All the fishing equipment and the licenses will be provided to put your catch together.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Bluefish
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Redfish
Sailfish

Snook
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1985. Powered by a 200HP Evinrude E-TEC engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
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 3 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 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 3% fee.

About the Captain

Eric Olsen
Sebastian, Florida, United States
Member since March 2017
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Captain Eric Olsen is an avid and enthusiastic angler. Eric has over 37 years of experience and is always found on the water - surfing, diving, boating, and fishing. He grew up in the Cocoa Beach/Sebastian area of Florida and knows the zone like the back of his hand. Eric is a licensed Captain since 1984 and is an EMT-certified firefighter.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 93%

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Customer Reviews

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4.42
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Darrick Jenks
Fayetteville, NC
 4.00
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Good Day of Fishing

VERIFIED   March 31, 2018

Weather for the day was not the greatest but it turned out to be a good day of fishing with Capt. Eric.  He was knowlegdable...

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Lee Sedota
Sebastian, Florida
 5.00
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VERIFIED   March 1, 2018
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Robert Schulz
Brandon, Florida
 4.67
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3/4 day woth capt eric olsen

VERIFIED   March 30, 2017

12 large bluefish a couple 5 foot sharks and two 20 pound jacks.

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Frank Pietrowski
Indialantic, Florida
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VERIFIED   April 12, 2017
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