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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4.95
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Gordon Woodrow
Philadelphia, PA
 5.00
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Fishing trip with Captain Fred

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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Robert Mclintock
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 Racer
Ocala, Florida
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AWESOME GUIDE! !!

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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Roger Jacobs
Lake Mary, Florida
 5.00
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Three Quarter day trip with Captain Fred.

VERIFIED   March 24, 2017
Despite a day that was very windy, Captain Fred got us on some redfish and we had a successful outing.  Friendly, informative,...
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Al Brooks
Butte, Montana
 5.00
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Nice trip

VERIFIED   June 24, 2016
My son and I had an good day on the water. Capt Fred coached him in with a nice red. He evaluated our experience level and...
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