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The Fishing Guy

138 reviews
Daytona Beach, FL, USA
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Fishing Charters Daytona beach Fishing Charters Ponce Inlet Fishing Charters New Smyrna Beach Fishing Guide Daytona, New Smyrna Beach , Ponce Inlet Open from 8 am to 9 pm, I am a fishing guide in Florida for 11 years now, I fish inshore , nearshore deep sea, for monster Redfish, Cobia ,Tarpon,King fish, Sharks,Jackcrevelle,trout,Redsnapper,Grouper,Sheaphead ect And is NO FISH NO PAID on full day booking ,we fish with tackle Shimano rod and reels,
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Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

Booked 8 hour trip with Fred.2 adults two children Very nice and informative guide. We left his house at 8:15 and went to rock jettie out near mouth of ocean. We got there at 8:30 and fished until 10. We caught about 10-12 blue fish....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2019

I know ,is not easy some time ,but if you remember ,we was the only boat catch fish ,at the inlet ,and i thing you catch a lot of fish ,and broke i d ont know how many time ,and yes we mouve inshore ,because...More

Reviewed January 20, 2019

Our crew of 3 guys were fortunate enough to fish with this master guide on January 11, 2019. Far from ideal weather conditions plus a bleak fishing forecast could have spelled doom for your average guide. He put us on fish, tried a multitude of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Thanks you very mutch for your nice review ,it was not easy but we caught fish ,next time we try to put some bigger in the boat ,thanks again capt fred

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Being Floridians we love to catch fish for dinner. So Capt. Fred takes us to Ponce Inlet and the Indian River and we catch the largest Redfish of our lives. Capt Fred soon comments that most customers ask to catch bigger, not smaller. Redfish can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Thank you very mutch for your nice review,it was a pleasure to fish with you ,next time we try to catch only the small one ,that you can keep Thanks again fred

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Knowledgeable captain who tried hard to get us onto the fish, we caught multiple species but nothing of size. No complaints about the service.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Captain Fred took me and my wife out on the coldest morning of the year. I was surprised he still wanted to go knowing fish don’t usually bite after a cold front. I caught two of the biggest Red drum I have ever caught! This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Thank you very mutch for your nice review,it was a pleasure to fish with you, it was the first cold front of the year ,we make it it was tuff but you do a good job, next time we try to catch some bigger thanks...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Just returned from one week golf-fishing-golf holiday with my wife. The second day of fishing was with Capt Fred. Here home in Finland we've fished all our lives by casting, trolling, with fly, with nets, from open waters and from ice alike.When we travel we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Fred R, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Thank you very mutch for your nice review,it was a pleasure to fish with you,the fish was eating, next time we try to catch some bigger thanks again fred

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Because I live in Central Florida, I have many options of fishing guides and locations. Frenchy is the best and most consistent of the any Capt I know. The difference is that he truly LOVES to fish. If he isn't booked for a day, he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you very mutch for this nice review,i am just lucky to live close of the inlet,i am lucky to have a very good network of good guide ,and fisherman ,i am lucky to have some very good angler in the boat ,and yoou are...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Of all the Florida guides of fished with, Capt Fred is easily the best in terms of knowledge of the fishery, teaching you how to fish, and being a lot of fun to fish with. I have been lucky enough to fish all over North...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thanks you very mutch for this very nice review,it was sa pleasure to fish with you again,next time we try to catch some bigger Thank again fred

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time fishing with captain Fred "Frenchy.". Caught fish after fish, and Captain Fred even cleaned fish for us to take home to cook. Highly recommend this charter.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Daytona-fishing, Owner at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Thanks for the nice review ,wish we have some picture of the tarpon ,it was a pleasure to fish with you,we try to catch some bigger next time Thanks again frenchy

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a guide to do some inshore/coastal fishing in the New Smyrna Beach/Ponce Inlet/Daytona Beach area, Fred “Frenchy” Robert is simply the best. Depending on the conditions, Frenchy will put you on reds, tarpon, cobia, snook, kingfish, etc. He is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Daytona-fishing, Manager at The Fishing Guy, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Thanks for the nice review ,it was a pleasure to fish with you ,and we was very lucky to have all this big monster school of bait with so many big fish on it ,we try to catch some bigger next time ,thanks you again...More

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Response from seaweed61 | Reviewed this property |
Captain Fred charged us $450 for the fishing in shore. Most captains provide water and a cooler, as did he. He would likely charge additional for gas if you ran near shore or off shore. As someone who has fished with... More
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Yes, definitely! I went on the excursion with my boyfriend who has quite a bit of fishing experience and has been fishing with Fred for a long time, but I'm definitely a beginner. Fred is great, so helpful - he'll bait the... More
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