Captain
Fred Laager

Member since November 2015 St. Augustine, United States
Background
Captain Fred Laager grew up on Long Island, New York where he worked in his dad's fishing and hunting store and catching Rainbow Trout, Striped Bass, and Flounder. He's also rigged and sailed boats through his youth. Finally, 11 years ago he fell in love with the quality of the local water around St. Augustine and decided to stick around. Now, he's a full-time guide and is more than happy to share his passion for inshore fishing with all of his guests.

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St. Augustine, United States
Background
Captain Fred Laager grew up on Long Island, New York where he worked in his dad's fishing and hunting store and catching Rainbow Trout, Striped Bass, and Flounder. He's also rigged and sailed boats through his youth. Finally, 11 years ago he fell in love with the quality of the local water around St. Augustine and decided to stick around. Now, he's a full-time guide and is more than happy to share his passion for inshore fishing with all of his guests.

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Shallow Water Fishing Company

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Customer Reviews

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4.91
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out of 5 stars from 27 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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John J.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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Fishing with Fred

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Inshore Trip on April 23, 2021
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Jeff D.
St. Augustine, FL
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First Family trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip (PM) on May 27, 2020
First time out on a family salt-water fishing trip and we had a fatastic time.  Capt Fred is very personable and thoughtful. ...
Jeff D. recommends Shallow Water Fishing Company - 22'
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Edwin R.
Jacksonville, Florida
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Shallow Water Trip with Captain Fred

VERIFIED   5 Hour Inshore Trip on February 12, 2021
Captain Fred is a great host. My next trip to St Aug, I will book another fishing trip with him.
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Mike S.
Fort Mill, SC
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VERIFIED   5 Hour Inshore Trip on October 21, 2020
Great day - Fred is a pleasure Great guide - Fred is on point - I’m tangled on oysters - he hands you another rig...
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Michael S.
Andover, NJ
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1/2 day

VERIFIED   5 Hour Inshore Trip on April 8, 2021
Very experienced captain , Had a great time.
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