is a native South Floridian raised on Long Key in the
Florida Keys. It was there that he learned to love the local
environment and appreciate the unique and wonderful attributes of the Keys.
began fly fishing at 9 years of age and at 14, caught his first slam, under
the guidance of his mentor, Met Master Angler, Marty Arostegui. From
then on, he was "Hooked." He has caught countless Bonefish, Permit and
numerous Tarpon over 100lbs on fly. Eric continuously honed his skills
and in 1999, began his guiding career. At under 30,
one of the best and most sought after, young light tackle
and fly fishing guides in the upper keys and Flamingo area.
South Florida, Miami, Biscayne, The Upper Keys and Flamingo
Eric is a master at putting the sight caster or fly-angler within feet of
Giant Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, Barracuda and even Shark in the crystal
clear waters of the Upper Keys. In addition, he can also target Snook,
Redfish and Cobia in Florida Bay and The Everglades National Park. For
the angler looking to just have some fun; Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel and
Trout are an easy target in the calm waters of Florida Bay.
Please click HERE
for a description and pictures of some of the game fish you may
catch aboard a Florida Light Tackle Fishing Charter.
Capt. Eric is an
established Fly-Fisherman and can share his secrets with you. Behind
the poling tower, he can position the Fly Angler to a perfect cast every
time. For those preferring other methods, Capt. Eric is equally versed
in guiding his Anglers with Spin or Bait Casting tackle.
Seeing & Nature Tours:
Available for personalized sightseeing & nature tours.
take up to three for an Everglades / Florida Keys Eco Tour (Sightseeing &
is sponsored by the Maverick Boat Company and runs a brand new Mirage HPXV.
Maverick/Hewes is the true pioneer in the flats boat industry. Their
new HPX line of boats with their cutting edge technology, is the top choice
among many Keys shallow water guides. This is most important in the Keys,
where fishing shallow crystal clear water requires a stable boat that can
float in just inches of water, with minimal hull slap (Noise). Don't
let her shallow water capability fool you however, as the new HPX will also
keep you dry, and will carry you safely across a choppy bay in comfort.
Available for anywhere in coverage area. Click
for more information.
reels, fly gear, live,
dead & artificial bait, tackle, fishing licenses, sodas & water, ice, fish
cleaning & bagging and no fish no pay guarantee. Our professional and
friendly attitude is free of charge.
Capt. Eric guides several tournaments each year, including fly Tarpon
tournaments, and has won the Top Guide Award twice in the Herman Lucerne
Tournament in Flamingo, and has guided two Met Master Anglers to some of
their qualifying fish.
Capt. Eric is an established
captain and a personable & friendly guide. He is a great teacher, and
works well with anglers of all skill levels. His ability to
consistently locate hungry fish, will make your next South Florida and
Florida Keys Fishing
Adventure, one you will never forget!
Reserve Capt. Eric
today for the
Absolute Best South Florida and Florida Keys Light Tackle
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