Captain
Todd Vivian

Member since September 2016 Titusville, United States
Background
I began fishing the flats and backwaters of Florida over 20 years ago. I have lived in Florida now since 2008 and spend over 200 days a year on the water in the Mosquito Lagoon and North Indian River areas. I grew up in the Pacific NW and fishing is some of my earliest memories. After college I went to work for Lamiglas, Inc. as a rod/blank designer. Lamiglas is one of the NW's largest Fishing Rod Manufacturers. After 20 years designing rods for Lamiglas I moved to Florida where I have been designing rod building components and equipment along with rod blanks for Mud Hole Custom Tackle.
Techniques
While I genuinely prefer polling flats and sight casting to tailing fish this isn't always an option. Weather has a great deal to do with being able to do this. While my first choice there are many other methods which are very productive. In the summer months cruising the coastal beaches for migrating Tarpon and Snook is something that we also look forward to. This fishery is typically mid July through late September. Some of the most productive fishing for "Big" fish is Late August through November fishing Ponce Inlet for Bull Reds, Snook & Tarpon. During this breeding and heavy feeding time the fish are plentiful most of the time willing to bite.

Hey, I'm Captain Todd Vivian

Titusville, United States
Background
I began fishing the flats and backwaters of Florida over 20 years ago. I have lived in Florida now since 2008 and spend over 200 days a year on the water in the Mosquito Lagoon and North Indian River areas. I grew up in the Pacific NW and fishing is some of my earliest memories. After college I went to work for Lamiglas, Inc. as a rod/blank designer. Lamiglas is one of the NW's largest Fishing Rod Manufacturers. After 20 years designing rods for Lamiglas I moved to Florida where I have been designing rod building components and equipment along with rod blanks for Mud Hole Custom Tackle.
Techniques
While I genuinely prefer polling flats and sight casting to tailing fish this isn't always an option. Weather has a great deal to do with being able to do this. While my first choice there are many other methods which are very productive. In the summer months cruising the coastal beaches for migrating Tarpon and Snook is something that we also look forward to. This fishery is typically mid July through late September. Some of the most productive fishing for "Big" fish is Late August through November fishing Ponce Inlet for Bull Reds, Snook & Tarpon. During this breeding and heavy feeding time the fish are plentiful most of the time willing to bite.

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Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

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Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 93 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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98%
Appropriate for children
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Catch intended fish
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Sherry T.
Mount Orab, OH
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Half day with Captain Todd Vivian

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 31, 2023
First time we went on a fishing trip and it was great! Captain Todd was a great guide and he was very patient with us. He took...
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Jack G.
Denver, CO
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 23, 2023
This was a great day of fishing. I just moved to the area and wanted to learn everything I could about fishing in the lagoons....
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Stephen W.
Charlotte Hall, MD
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Fishing with Todd

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 6, 2023
Had a good time with Capt Todd. He’s very knowledagable about the arehe has a very well kept boat, and nice equipment. We...
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Michael M.
Connelly Springs, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day fishing with captain Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 24, 2023
We had a great time fishing. Our captain was patient and helpful with the kids and got us to some great fishing areas. I would...
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Drew I.
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 22, 2023
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