Captain
Fred Pharis

Member since December 2014 Titusville, United States
Background
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.
Techniques
Primarily use spinning reels: Penn Battles, Rods: 7' Fenwick or Custom Get Bit Rods. Use Spiderwire Invisi-braid line and Owner hooks. Fishing baits range from live, cut and artificial lures: jerk worms (flukes), Spoons and topwater plugs.

Hey, I'm Captain Fred Pharis

Titusville, United States
Background
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.
Techniques
Primarily use spinning reels: Penn Battles, Rods: 7' Fenwick or Custom Get Bit Rods. Use Spiderwire Invisi-braid line and Owner hooks. Fishing baits range from live, cut and artificial lures: jerk worms (flukes), Spoons and topwater plugs.
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
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5 hour fishing trip
5 hour fishing trip
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Good experience
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Gordon W.
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   October 21, 2018
My sons and I had a great time fishing for redfish with Captain Fred.  His Man o War skiff is a great boat, able to handle...
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Ray P.
Huntington Beach, CA
 5.00
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VERIFIED   February 4, 2019
Fred found the fish and we had a great time catching the big ones. His communication on when and where to meet was excellent....
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Olga M.
New Smyrna Beach, FL
 4.33
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VERIFIED   March 14, 2019
Fred was accomodating and knowledgable. Had a good experience; would recommend him…for sure!!!
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Robert M.
Ocala, Florida
 5.00
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5 hours with Captain Fred

VERIFIED   April 4, 2018
Great overall experience on the Mosquito Lagoon. The fish didn’t cooperate as much as we would have liked, but Capt. Fred...
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Rob R.
Ocala, Florida
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VERIFIED   March 9, 2018
Yesterday we went out to Mosquito Bay with Frederick for Reds and Trout. He called the shots perfectly and put us on quality...
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