Captain
Dave Spargur

Member since January 2017 Englewood, United States
Background
I was born in Englewood in 1968 and have lived here my entire life. I grew up fishing are local bay, bridges, and creeks. I am a retired Englewood firefighter/EMT serving 21 years. I am a full time, licensed and insured U.S.C.G charter Captain. I have a vast knowledge of our local waters, fish, marine life and the history of our quaint little town. I take great pride in making sure every one of my charters is a memorable experience and meets my clients' needs and expectations. I can customize your charter to fit your skill level, from beginner to seasoned angler. I am looking forward to great memories and new friendships!
Techniques
My preferred style of fishing is light tackle with live bait,fishing our grass flats,mangrove shorelines,oyster bars,beaches and pass. I also provide a wide variety of artificial lures if needed. I offer sightfishing/push polling my clients across are shallow water grass flats in pursuit of redfish and other species.In the months of May, June and July I offer sightfishing/drift fishing nearshore off our beaches for Tarpon. I can accommodate most inshore fishing techniques and fishing styles. I have top quality tackle and gear to take on snook, sharks, redfish,trout,tarpon and any fish in between.

Hey, I'm Captain Dave Spargur

Englewood, United States
Background
I was born in Englewood in 1968 and have lived here my entire life. I grew up fishing are local bay, bridges, and creeks. I am a retired Englewood firefighter/EMT serving 21 years. I am a full time, licensed and insured U.S.C.G charter Captain. I have a vast knowledge of our local waters, fish, marine life and the history of our quaint little town. I take great pride in making sure every one of my charters is a memorable experience and meets my clients' needs and expectations. I can customize your charter to fit your skill level, from beginner to seasoned angler. I am looking forward to great memories and new friendships!
Techniques
My preferred style of fishing is light tackle with live bait,fishing our grass flats,mangrove shorelines,oyster bars,beaches and pass. I also provide a wide variety of artificial lures if needed. I offer sightfishing/push polling my clients across are shallow water grass flats in pursuit of redfish and other species.In the months of May, June and July I offer sightfishing/drift fishing nearshore off our beaches for Tarpon. I can accommodate most inshore fishing techniques and fishing styles. I have top quality tackle and gear to take on snook, sharks, redfish,trout,tarpon and any fish in between.
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My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(30 reviews)
Englewood
 Last booking: 19 hours ago
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trips from $550

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 30 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Jesse E.
Garrettsville, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Nearshore on April 16, 2021
Capt was a great guide and a good person you want your kids around. We caught giant reds and snook. Was not looking at his...
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Neil F.
Columbus, MN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore on February 2, 2021
Capt. Dave went out if his way to make the great. Due to weather, he adjusted the time of our trip and went out of his way...
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Melissa R.
Tamworth, NH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 hour inshore trip with captain Dave

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Nearshore on March 10, 2021
I recommend this charter because we had an excellent time! The captain was very knowledgeable and we caught plenty of awesome...
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Anthony F.
New York, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore on June 13, 2020
My wife and I had a sensational charter with Captain Dave. He has great attention to detail, is very communicative, provides...
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Peter D.
Middletown, CT
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Capt Dave

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore on January 24, 2020
Our goal was to learn how to fish on the intercostal, catch some fish, learn about waters near Manasota key and sight see. ...
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