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Everglades Backcountry Experience with Capt. Rodney Raffield

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102 Collier Ave, Everglades City, FL 34114
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Very attentive guide.

With the threat of TS Alberta looming, we weren't sure if we were going to get to go fishing on our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SELDREDGE
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Malabar, Florida
excellent 1/2 day fishing --caught 25+

Captain Rodney--very professional--enjoyable fishing--caught 25 sea trout and silver trout... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Albert T
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Enjoy the beauty and wild life of the Everglades on a unique fishing and/or wild life trip through the 10,000 islands with a 5th generation native guide. Capt. Rodney Raffield will take you to places unknown by most. Trips leave from historic Chokoloskee Island.
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102 Collier Ave, Everglades City, FL 34114
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the threat of TS Alberta looming, we weren't sure if we were going to get to go fishing on our trip to Chokoloskee Island. Captain Rodney left it up to us. We could fish on Saturday morning, or he'd move the trip if a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Captain Rodney--very professional--enjoyable fishing--caught 25 sea trout and silver trout!! Called in the AM-- he said "come on over --to Chokoloskee Island" and we were in the water 6:30 AM for a great half day fishing!!!

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I had the pleasure of spending a couple days on the water with Capt Rodney. Quality guide,excellent fisherman and knows the water. I would make it a point if visiting the area to make some time to enjoy this backcountry adventure. Thank you so much...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband, his sister and I went on this trip with Capt Rodney last night. We had a wonderful time seeing dolphins, sea turtles and numerous types of birds. We did a little fishing and caught mostly catfish and a couple small silver trout. We...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Rodney had a great local knowledge of where the fish were and we caught quite a few. We caught mainly Reddrum, they were a great challenge! We kept 2 fish and took them home with us to eat. They were YUMMO!! We took the early...More

Thank Kat R
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

My teenage granddaughter and I took the sunset experience trip with Captain Rodney after taking an airboat ride in Everglade City. The short ride over the causeway and bridge to Chokoloskee was interesting in itself, as we could see some of the damage from last...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

we have fished with Captain Rodney before and once again he took us for a beautiful day of fishing in the Ten Thousand Islands. Rodney is an Everglades City native and knows the waters in the area like the back of his hand. He sets...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

we had an awesome time with rodney..... had 3 kids - 13,11 and 8 and he knew ALL the best fishing spots — and we caught all kinds of fish! Saw dolphins, sea turtles white pelicans .... HIGHLY recommend :) thanks for a great trip...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Captain Rodney delivered a great tour. Bang for the buck it’s hard to beat the personal touch. Even had the Dolphins following the boat. Great Job .

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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

I took 3 teenagers oon a half day fishing trip. Rodney was awesome. He patiently taught the kids with the right amount of involvement - helpful but not overbearing. He kept things moving. If the fish weren't biting, he moved us to another spot. It...More

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He supplies all equipment, bait and licenses. u bring food and ur drinks.
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