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, Snook and Tarpon (seasonal) to fish over 40 lbs – all in 6' 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 Reels, 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, Snook and Tarpon (seasonal) to fish over 40 lbs – all in 6' 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 Reels, 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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2 Lagoon Charters

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Richard B.
Bumpass, VA
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Fishing trip with Capt Fred

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on March 26, 2021
Had a wonderful day on the wster.  Capt Fred worked hard to put us on fish.  Capt Fred was very knowledgeable and friendly,...
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Rick J.
Annetta North, TX
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A great day on the Lagoon

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on April 8, 2021
Fred is an excellent guide. He is knowledgeable and very friendly. We caught a lot of trout!
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Loren H.
Orlando, Florida
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3/4 day with captain fred

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on December 27, 2020
Weather wasn’t ideal but captain fred worked hard to put my wife and I on fish. He was very accommodating to both our fishing...
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Daniel M.
Cocoa, FL
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Heather's first Red fish, Thanks to Captain Fred

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 15, 2020
2 Lagoon Carters is an excellent choice when you want a relaxed day hunting fish. We enjoyed the scenery,  the patients...
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Mike K.
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 30, 2020
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