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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Eugene D.
Orlando, FL
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Half day trip with Captain Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on November 27, 2020
We had a great day. I brought my grandson and he had the time of his life. Captain Todd was so patient and helpful with him....
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Half Day with Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip AM on November 25, 2020
Great Day!!!  Captain Todd had great communication leading up to the trip.  The boat and gear was in perfect condition. ...
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Lake Worth, Florida
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3/4 Day Trip – Inshore / Inlet on September 27, 2020
Todd is the man.he knows his region well and knows how to find the fish,I had the best day of “catching” I’ve...
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Elkton, MD
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Half day with apt. Todd

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on January 7, 2021
We fished the intercoastal waterway then some of the back creeks and then underneath the bridges had a lot of fun.
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Half day near shore with Capt Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 6, 2020
We had a fantastic day of fishing with Todd. We caught a large variety of fish, and he really coached us well how to hook em...
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