Captain Eric Lund's Backcountry Fishing Chart

Captain Eric Lund’s Backcountry FIshing Charters invites you to experience shallow water fishing in the Florida Keys. Come fish with him in the Oceanside and backcountry flats of Islamorada, Key Largo, and the Everglades National Park. Whether you want to explore with light tackle or fly fishing equipment, Captain Eric will make sure your trip in southern Florida is an enjoyable one.

Fishing in the shallow waters of the Florida Keys can be productive no matter which location you visit. Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Jack Crevalle, Tarpon, Bonefish, Ladyfish, Barracuda, and the Sharks can be found here in different seasons. Fishing with Captain Eric, your trip can be productive and educational.

You will fish aboard a 16’ Dolphin Super Skiff originally built in 1986 and restored in 2012. The vessel features all the necessary safety equipment, a GPS to locate the best fishing spots, a Yeti Tundra 45 icebox, and a livewell for the bait.

Captain Eric Lund’s Backcountry FIshing Charters will provide everything you need to be successful on the water. If you need advice and guidance, Captain Eric is patient and good at explaining. He carries all the gear you need (although you are welcome to bring your own) and he provides live and artificial bait, too.

Please come equipped with polarized sunglasses, sunscrean, a hat, and a rain jacket. A cooler with ice and bottled water is supplied on board.

Come join Captain Eric for a fun-filled day of backcountry fishing in the Florida Keys!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 2 persons
    The full day trip is an amazing way to spend your time in the shallow waters of Florida exploring the backwaters, flats, and the inshore water. Your targeted species can range from Redfish, Spotted Trout, and Snook, to Tarpon, Permit, Jack Crevalle, Barracuda, Mangrove Snapper, and Sharks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    On the half day trip, you can target a variety of species in the inshore and back waters. Redfish, Permit, Barracuda, Bonefish, Snook, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    This afternoon half day trip will allow you to target a variety of species in the inshore and back waters. Redfish, Permit, Barracuda, Bonefish, Snook, and more.

About the Captain

Eric Lund
Islamorada, Florida, United States
1 Reports
3 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since June 2017
Captain Eric has been guiding out of the Islamorada area for the past 11 years. His passion is fly fishing for the shallow water species which is what he wants to share with his guests. Eric is a fun person who likes to have an exciting time on all charters. He welcomes adult and child anglers.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bonefish Bonefish
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Permit Permit
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Dolphin (Skiff) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2012. Powered by a 70HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
16 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing

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
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancelation
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

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James C.
Key Largo, Florida
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VERIFIED   October 20, 2018
Knowledgeable, personablue. Great day. Highly recommend Capt Lund.
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Winfield, Missouri
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James A.
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VERIFIED   March 1, 2018
Enjoyed 2 full days on the water with Eric! He showed his knowledge of backwater fishing, and was very patient with this amateur...
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